Music

Video Update: Concert Band in Hong Kong Disney

The BISP Concert Band has played two wonderful concerts in Hong Kong; at Kellett School and Disneyland. Some of the band members are also performing in Bugsy Malone. Get your tickets from CIS. Click here to watch them on video.

BISP performs on the Greenpeace Rainbow Warrior

The BISP Concert Band performed very well at the Rainbow Warrior Greenpeace ship that was docked for the day at Phuket Deep Water Terminal. They were originally invited by Greenpeace Asia to play for 15 minutes, but guests liked their performance so much that they ended up playing for an hour instead! The students were […]

Bugsy Malone at BISP

Tickets for ‘Bugsy Malone’, a KS3 production at BISP on June 19th & June 20th, are selling like hot cakes! Cast members will be selling tickets (Children 50THB Adults 100THB) in the MTB at break and lunch…come along and be splurged! With a sparkling cast of mini-hoodlums with other assorted lively characters, the production will […]

Coming Soon

Litter Muncher: This week  Rock School Pre-exam Concerts: Rock School Pre-exam concert in the Primary Music Room on June 5th at 3:30pm, ABRSM Pre-exam concert in the Secondary Music Department on June 6th at 3pm. Whole School Arts Celebration Evening Everyone is invited for a ‘Whole School Arts Celebration Evening’ (featuring Art Exhibition, Drama Performances, Year […]

Buy your tickets – Bugsy Malone at BISP

Bugsy Malone, known to millions from the film starring Tatum O’ Neil, is our upcoming KS3 production at British International School, Phuket. We have a sparkling cast of mini-hoodlums with other assorted lively characters. The production will take place at 6.00pm in the Auditorium on June 19th and June 20th. There will be no day-time […]

Reducing pollution, one musical at a time.

Come and watch the Litter Muncher musical at British International School, Phuket Primary Hall at 1pm on 5th, 6th & 7th June. There is an increasing global awareness of our world and no more so than at BISP, where we are developing a variety of strategies to reduce our global footprint. The students in KS1 and […]

Class of 2018 Graduates; Congratulations!

Congratulations to BISP Class of 2018 on their Graduation today!

Greenpeace Asia invites the Concert Band

Greenpeace Asia recently contacted BISP Head of Arts Paulette Wilkinson to have the BISP Concert Band perform on their ship, Rainbow Warrior III, when it docks at Phuket Deep Water Terminal this June. Slowly but surely, our students’ musical talents are becoming known to the world! Greenpeace uses Rainbow Warrior III in its environmental awareness campaigns. […]

BISP student performs in Hong Kong & Manila

BISP student Andrea recently had the opportunity to open for rock band “The Script” as part of their World Tour in both Hong Kong and Manila. She performed her own material live, which will also be a part of her forthcoming album. “Andrea has been a regular participant in a variety of the school’s musical events […]

Going The Extra Mile

British International School, Phuket’s Dale Ford was awarded the Spring 2018 (Going the Extra Mile) GEM award from the International Association of College Admissions Counselling (IACAC). Dale is a University Counsellor at BISP. He has received many prestigious awards during his 27 year career in international school counselling. Including the “Peter Hauet Lifetime Achievement Award” in 2016, his profession’s highest member […]

A year in the life of the BISP BISTEK team 2018

As we head towards the final 6 weeks of this academic year, it is right that we make it a point to reflect and celebrate the work of BISTEK, BISP’s very own student-led technical team! The team is currently made up of 16 students ranging from Year 9 – Year 12. They meet once a week […]

BISP students shine at local music competition

Several BISP music students took part in the Phuket Youth Talent Competition held at the Hard Rock Cafe on Sunday, April 28th, and 4 of them won awards. Viktor from Year 7 gained first place in his category for his performance of ‘Despacito’ in English and Spanish, World and Daichi, both from Year 12, gained […]

BISP Yearbook 2017-18 Advertising Opportunity

At the end of June 2018, each BISP family will receive a copy of the BISP Yearbook for 2017-18. This book showcases the learning opportunities and events which students have enjoyed throughout the past school year. Advertising opportunities within the Yearbook are possible and details are listed below. The deadline for design work is May […]

NYU Abu Dhabi invites BISP University Counsellor

On April 27 – 28, BISP University Counsellor Dale Ford flew to Abu Dhabi as a guest of New York University’s global campus located there. He learned about NYU Abu Dhabi’s academics, undergraduate research programmes, student life, and alumni accomplishments. Mr. Ford met with admission officers, faculty members and students, toured the campus and residence […]

Good luck BISP Year 13 students!

Today (April 6th) was the last day of formal lessons for the BISP Year 13 students. All at British International School, Phuket bid them farewell and good luck on their upcoming IB Diploma examinations.

Harvard, Stanford, Dartmouth, Wellesley visit BISP

It’s not just tourists coming to Phuket in record numbers each year. So are university admission officers. In this academic year, the British International School, Phuket has welcomed admission officers from 150 institutions from 18 different countries. This is the highest number of admission officers to come to BISP in the history of the school. Phuket […]

LiveStream – Oklahoma The Musical final show tonight!

Oklahoma The Musical, is the love story of Curly and Laurey, with a supporting cast of singing and dancing Farmers, Cowboys and their Girls, and has enthralled audiences at British International School, Phuket. The final show tonight has sold out, but BISTEK, our very own student-led tech organisation, will be live-streaming the performance for your […]

Oklahoma The Musical tickets going fast!

BISP Secondary Musical – Oklahoma will be performed on April 2nd, 3rd and 4th at 6pm. It is one of the earliest and most popular musicals, and tells the love story of Curly and Laurey, with a supporting cast of singing and dancing Farmers, Cowboys and their Girls. Tickets are on sale at the CIS […]

Tickets now available for Oklahoma The Musical at BISP!

BISP’s Secondary Musical – Oklahoma will be performed on April 2nd, 3rd and 4th at 6pm. Oklahoma is one of the earliest and most popular musicals. It tells the love story of Curly and Laurey, with a supporting cast of singing and dancing Farmers, Cowboys and their Girls. Tickets are on sale at the CIS […]

BISP Celebrates International Day 2018

Thank you to the BISP Community for such a wonderful International Day celebration ​today. It was delightful to see our students, teachers, parents and staff proudly wearing their national costumes and colours as we celebrated the 64​ Nationalities which make up our BISP family. Thank you to those who gave their time to practice for the cultural stage […]

BISP Musicians invited to perform at Bangkok Concert

A total of 12 students from British International School, Phuket took the ABRSM (Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music) exams and performed well. BISP is proud to announce that Keamen (Alto Saxophone) and Robin (Classical Guitar) have been invited to perform at the Royal Schools of Music’s High Scorers Concert in Bangkok in June. […]

‘Team Philippines’ students gear up for BISP International Day

As we get nearer to BISP International Day 2018, the Music department is busy with students rehearsing and recording their backing tracks. This year’s delightful musical surprise has been “Team Philippines” who have all the moves and the voices to match. Do come and enjoy what will be a superb performance.

Oklahoma The Musical comes to BISP

Saddle up your horses and get ready – Oklahoma (the musical) will be performed at British International School, Phuket on April 2nd, 3rd and 4th at 6.00pm. Tickets are available at the Community Information Centre. Click here for the Facebook event.  

BISP Concert Band…….on its way to Disney!

Click here for a performance of the Jurassic Park Theme Song Three years ago, British International School, Phuket introduced an instrumental programme in Year 7. BISP provides each student with a concert band instrument which they learn to play during their curriculum music lessons. The initial students are currently in Year 9 and all KS3 […]

Audience treated to a musical evening at BISP

Our annual “BISP Unplugged” Concert was held on Monday, February 26th, featuring a wealth of wonderful and memorable performances from our talented students in Years 7 to 13 and our Parent’s Choir. Thank you to everyone who came and supported our students. Click here for more photos of the evening.

Join us for the Annual Secondary Unplugged Concert

BISP’s annual Secondary Unplugged Concert will take place on Monday, February 26th in the Auditorium. The concert will feature performances by the BISP Concert Band, Secondary Singers and Parent’s Choir together with small ensemble and solo performances by our very talented Secondary musicians. Please come and support our students in what will be a very […]

BISP students attend Drama Practitioner workshop

On Tuesday 6th February, the BISP Year 10 IGCSE Drama class attended a Drama Practitioner workshop at KIS. Students studied two practitioners and created a performance piece from the workshops, which they performed at the end of the day for the secondary school students. The day was informative and allowed students to work with other […]

BISP Primary musicians perform at an acoustic concert

What a wonderful afternoon of entertainment the Primary musicians gave to us on Wednesday. The Cantamus Choir sang beautifully at both the beginning and end of the concert, the String Group showed that they have some developing musicians and we heard some wonderful soloists – vocalists and instrumentalists. The performers really enjoyed having an appreciative […]

Actor Daniel Foley leads BISP Theatre and English workshops

Last week, two sessions revolving around Japanese Theatre and Shakespearean plays were organised at BISP and led by Daniel Foley – British actor, writer and performer from The Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama. Mr Foley has appeared in over 200 productions across the globe and has extensive knowledge of Japanese Theatre. Students from Years 9 […]

BISP’s ‘Oklahoma’ musical rehearsals underway

Rehearsals are well underway for our Secondary Musical – “Oklahoma”. Performance dates are April 2nd, 3rd, 4th at 6.00pm with a Matinee on Tuesday April 3rd. It is one of the earliest and one of the most popular musicals telling the love story of Curly and Laurey with a cast of Farmers, Cowboys and their […]

Lunchtime entertainment by the BISP Music Department

  At the beginning of this term, the BISP Music Department teachers performed a Primary lunchtime concert for parents, teachers and students. As usual, the audience was treated to a variety of musical styles. Thank you to Ms Merja, Mrs Richards, Khun Beaver, Khun Dong, Ms Ying, Khun Pian, Mr Anand together with Mr and […]

Little Ducks children enjoy the Christmas spirit

Last week Little Ducks students and families enjoyed a singalong and visit from Father Christmas!

Early Years Christmas Singalong

Early Years recently held their Christmas sing-along with a shared picnic. Santa even showed up for a surprise visit to the delight of the children who wished him a very merry Christmas by singing to him. Thanks to all the parents who brought a delicious spread of snacks.  Happy Christmas to everyone from the Nursery […]

Life At BISP # 3

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Live stream today at 1pm: Ebenezer – A Primary Production

Today’s 1pm performance of Ebenezer by BISP Primary will be live streamed on our student-led Youtube channel. A treat to watch – if you can’t make it to campus, tune into the following link and please share with your friends and family. Live stream link: www.youtube.com/bistekphuket/live Link after streaming ends: www.youtube.com/bistekphuket We hope you enjoy […]

Photo & Video albums from the FOBISIA Orchestral Weekend with MACA and Maxim Rubtsov

What a wonderful weekend of Music making for all 120 students who came together from 8 FOBISIA schools and those who attended the wonderful concerts last month. It was a lucky coincidence that the famous flautist Maxim Rubtsov from the Russian National Orchestra was in Phuket for the festival and just fantastic that he was […]

BISP’s Ms Emily Norman talks about ‘Cinderella’ with Radio Live 89.5 Jason Wilder

Last Friday, Drama Teacher Ms Emily Norman spoke with Phuket Radio’s Jason Wilder about our upcoming Secondary Pantomime ‘Cinderella’. Ms Norman and Ms Baker are currently rehearsing with students from years 7-13 in preparation for the performances which take place on Thursday at 6pm, and Friday at 4pm in the Auditorium. To reserve your seat […]

Primary Production tickets for ‘Ebenezer’ on sale from tomorrow

Our Primary students under the direction of Mrs Wilkinson and Ms Gallaher are pleased to present this year’s production of ‘Ebenezer’ which is based on the traditional Christmas story Ebenezer Scrooge. Performed on Monday 11th, Tuesday 12th and Wednesday 13th December at 1pm and also Wednesday 13th December at 5pm in the Auditorium. Tickets cost 50thb […]

Cinderella the Pantomime – performances next week at BISP

Our Secondary Drama students are pleased to present ‘Cinderella’ a traditional Christmas Pantomime on Thursday 7th December at 6pm and Friday 8th December at 4pm in the Auditorium.   Come along and enjoy this lighthearted humorous version of a traditional story featuring the familiar characters of Cinderella, Buttons, Prince Charming, The Wicked Stepmother, Ugly Stepsisters, Fairy […]

Life At BISP #2 – a snapshot

You can click here to view the video The clip showcases a selection of recent activities at our school – British International School, Phuket in Thailand.

CAS students put on a talent show for the BISP community

Written by Emily Varley, Year 12. A group of year 12 students held talent show auditions followed by a final as part of their CAS project. The auditions took place on Monday November 6th after school from 4-6:30pm. 33 acts consisting of both Primary and Secondary students came along for the auditions. Every act brought […]

BISP children and parents celebrate World Nursery Rhyme Week

Our BISP Nursery and Reception children have taken part in World Nursery Rhyme Week. They invited their parents in to watch and take part in their music lessons while they sang some nursery rhymes and also performed a variety of action songs to the great enjoyment of those who came along. Thank you parents for […]

BISP Music students prepare for upcoming instrumental exams

From Preparatory Test to Grade 8, BISP students get ready for their Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music examinations which take place tomorrow in school. We hope the examiner from the UK will enjoy their performances as much as we did at their informal concert on Tuesday afternoon. Mrs Wilkinson, Head of Performing […]

World Kindness Day at BISP – ‘spread a little kindness’

Next Monday November 13th is World Kindness day and the whole school will be taking part and spreading kindness. During the week leading up to it each student will write a kind note that will then be randomly distributed to another student in school on World Kindness Day. Students will be able to write down […]

BISP’s Head of Performing Arts joins the Good Morning Phuket radio show

      Mrs Paulette Wilkinson was pleased to be able to talk to the Good Morning Show host DJ Chris last week and to promote our upcoming musical weekend and visiting conductor Jonathan Mann. Click here to listen to the podcast.

Loy Krathong Festival at BISP

By Tanasorn Rojanasingsawad (Year 12) Loy Krathong festival is celebrated annually on the full moon night of the twelfth lunar month, which usually falls during November. There are many stories regarding the origin of this tradition. One version is that Thai people have for a long time been closely involved with the rivers of Thailand […]

Orchestral Musical evening by some of South East Asia’s talented musicians

As part of the Advanced Fobisia Orchestral weekend to be held at BISP, we have two wonderful concerts which are open to everyone. Firstly Maxim Rubstov, a famous Russian flautist will give a recital and masterclass in which he will both play and coach students from BISP and the attending schools. On Sunday at 6.30pm […]

Life At BISP #1

We hope you enjoy this new series of informal snapshots of Life at BISP! Click here!

BISP Talent Show organised by Year 12 students – come and show your support!

A group of year 12 students are hosting a student led Talent Show open to all ages and acts. Prices for entering are fantastic and all money raised from participation will go towards building a classroom for a school in Cambodia. All places have now been filled and the Talent Show organisers have 20 teams/ […]

BISP gathers in remembrance of the Late beloved King Bhumibol Adulyadej

  Short video of the ceremony The BISP faculty, staff and students gathered in remembrance of the Late beloved King Bhumibol Adulyadej,​ to sing the Royal anthem, raise Thailand’s flag to half-mast and observe a moment of silence.

Year 7 Instrumental programme students reach new heights

BISP is an accredited centre for Rock School and ABRSM music exams. Last week, we held our Rock School exams and on Monday an examiner will arrive from the UK to examine students taking exams in Piano, Violin, Clarinet, Saxophone and Euphonium. This is the first time that students who started in the Year 7 Instrumental […]