On Tuesday March 20, the British International School, Phuket hosted the PISAC (Phuket International Schools Athletics Conference) Annual Secondary Athletics Meet. There was a great turnout of athletes from the 4 participating schools namely BISP, Headstart, Kajonkiet, and UWCT. There were a number of notable performances with many BISP athletes winning their events. Congratulations to […]
On March 10-11, 6 students from the BISP RPT Tennis Academy High Performance Team competed in the US College Tennis Tour competition at Harrow International School Bangkok. Jasmine Conrad and Oshini Herath both participated in the Girls’ 15&Under event, while Daryl Wong competed in the Boys’ 15&Under event. Tara Bancroft, Wasupon Malikao and Kevin Hansen took […]
Last week, student sailors from British International School, Phuket participated in the International Award (Gold) adventurous journey and had an exhilarating experience. The young sailors planned their expedition, which included visits to Krabi, Ao Yon, Koh Rang, Koh Lanta and Phi Phi. During the trip they worked as a team, improved their skills and even […]
This year’s Run The Hour event was a huge success with a total of 226 runners (including teachers, staff members, parents and students) participating in it. The BISP Concert band played several musical numbers, including John Williams’ Jurassic Park Theme Song. A local, BISP teacher-led music band named Fuzztones also entertained the crowd during the event. […]
During the February holidays, a number of Flying Fish swimmers from the Learn to Swim programme and the Development and High Performance Squads at British International School, Phuket embarked on a ‘camp’ style training programme. Athletes from the Learn to Swim programme were involved in intensive lessons across 5 days, and swimmers from the Narwhal, […]
BISP’s Cruzeiro Football Academy sent 5 teams to compete in the Bangkok International Youth Football Festival (Organised by BSL) in Bangkok on the Weekend of March 3-4. The U17s team emerged as Champions, while the U15s took Second Place, U13s Fourth Place, U11s and U9s Third Place. We are very proud of how they all performed, great […]
Two BISP athletes brought home medals after competing in the National 39th Annual ‘2018 Khun Dan Games’ in Nakhon Nayok Province on January 21st-31st. Congratulations to Robert Martin from BISP, who won the Gold Medal in Swimming Free Style 50m (beat the national record) and Silver in Freestyle 100m. Also congratulations to Wasupon Malikao, who won the Bronze […]
In tough windy conditions, Sebastian Sawtell from BISP held his nerve to win the Annual Men’s Club Championship at Laguna Phuket Golf Club. Other BISP students, Damon (2nd place in the junior division) Dominic and Oliver all gained valuable tournament experience as well. Sebastian’s rounds of 79 and 76 were enough to win by two […]
On January 26-28 BISP’s Flying Fish swimmer Wern Rui won 10 gold medals at the Penang State Championships and set 6 championship and 2 state records. He took part in 50m, 100m and 200m backstroke; 100m, 200m and 400m freestyle; and 200m and 400m individual medley (all individual events). He was also involved in two […]
On 9-10 February, 15 BISP students flew to Bangkok to take part in the inaugural St Andrews U15 3-on-3 basketball tournament. 3-on-3 basketball has experienced rapid growth around the world and has been included in the 2019 Olympics in Tokyo. Our students had a fantastic time at the competition and enjoyed the opportunity to play against some top Bangkok international […]
Sam McInnes placed 2nd in Category and 3rd female overall in the Singapore Metasprint Aquathlon on Sunday February 12. “Sam continues to build upon an already impressive list of achievements,” BISP Triathlon Head Coach Zane Castro stated after seeing her results. “As the athletes within BISP’s programme mature in age and physical growth, the need for expanded training […]
On late Sunday evening, 37 students from the British International School, Phuket (BISP) returned home after a memorable and successful weekend of competition at the Senior Games in Pattaya. Our football teams won gold in both the girls and boys divisions, a fantastic achievement! Both teams were solid on defence keeping the opposition scoreless in […]
Following the success of last year’s event, Run the Hour returns to the BISP campus on Saturday 10th March from 4pm-6:30pm. The event will take place over a mile course this year with competitors trying to see how many laps they can complete in one hour. The family fun run – Run the Mile – will take […]
The BISP Sports Days organised by the Physical Education Department were a resounding success, and concluded yesterday with the Secondary. Young athletes of Early Years, KS1, KS2 and Secondary school gave it their all in the competitions. Click here to take a look at photos from the Secondary Sports Day. In case you missed them, […]
Representing the Thai national team, Vanchai (Mark) Luangnitikul produced a stunning individual victory on a very difficult golf course (Fusion Golf Club) in testing conditions. His three rounds of +2, -1 and +4 (+5 total) enabled him to win the event by a stunning 11 shots against a very strong field. Mark’s exceptional performance contributed […]
BISP Flying Fish’s Learn to Swim (LTS) Programme held a round of the LTS League on Saturday February 3rd. Sixty-four swimmers from 5 different levels (Stingrays, Seals, Swordfish, Dolphins & Sharks) participated in the event. The focus on this hot, sunny afternoon was on the swimmers enjoying themselves and being able to take part […]
A small team of 27 swimmers from BISP Flying Fish travelled to Bangkok to compete at this year’s FOBISIA Championships. All team members performed to the best of their abilities and contributed to the team winning the average points score trophy and 3rd overall position behind hosts Pantana Tigersharks and Bangkok Prep Bulldogs. BISP won […]
BISP Nursery and Reception children had a fun and exciting time in their Early Years’ Sports Day yesterday morning, 1st February. They represented their animal teams as Tigers, Hippos, Giraffes and Lions, and were all ready for their big chance to show off some of the fundamental movement skills they’ve been practising in Physical Education […]
Beginning on Thursday (tomorrow) and continuing next week, the Physical Education Department will be hosting Sports Days for students in Early Years, KS1, KS2 and all of Secondary. These events provide students with the opportunity to demonstrate the skills they have learnt during the current Athletic unit and share their learning with parents and the […]
Tennis coaching at the BISP Tennis Academy has grown over the years with the intent of putting in extra effort into the development of players at a young age. The New Generation Programme involves 6-8 year-olds who first start out with sponge balls that are lighter and easier to play with and also help in learning the sport […]
BISP footballers had the fantastic opportunity to participate in the Harrow Cup Competition at Harrow International School Bangkok, on the 19th-20th January. The students flew to Bangkok from Phuket on Thursday and turned in early in anticipation of an exciting tournament. “Last weekend saw a total of 73 students from 7 different BISP football teams […]
On Saturday over 10 BISP teachers and community members got together for a game of slow pitch baseball on campus. The mixed group of mostly North Americans had their chance to swing for the fences. The rain stayed away and everyone had a good time. Hopefully this initiative will open the doors for more games […]
Over the weekend British International School, Phuket hosted the fifth annual Challenge Cup basketball tournament. This year the competition featured schools from Phuket and Phang Nga. The BISP senior boys’ team progressed to the semi-finals in style for the first time in three years. In their final pool game against Satree Phuket, scores were […]
We at BISP would like to congratulate Mint (Sasikarn Luangnitikul) for winning ‘Class C Girl’ in the TGA Singha Junior Golf Ranking 2017-2018 Championship at Rajabapha Golf Course in Surat Thani from 13-14 January, 2018. She played in the 11-12 age group and scored 77-79, which was won by 12 shots.
Congratulations to BISP student Sebastian Sawtell who over the weekend became the youngest ever winner in their 20 year history in the Mens Championship at Phuket’s Blue Canyon Golf Course.
BISP’s Golf Academy Head Coach Oliver congratulates his students on their recent successes. Napat (Toy) Paramacharoenroj – runner up in the 21st Faldo Series Grand Final at the Al Ain Equestrian, Shooting and Golf Club, United Arab Emirates. With very windy conditions it made for some testing conditions for all golfers. Toy started the week well and during […]
This season, BISP set out to expand Triathlon programme offerings at the school by hiring full time High Performance Head Coach Zane Castro for the Triathlon Academy. Coach Castro was born and educated in Texas, USA and most recently makes his transition to British International School, Phuket from Marymount University, Arlington VA. He was hired […]
Congratulations to BISP student Tamino who last week defended his title with a win in the 11-12 age group at Thanyapura, Phuket with a swim, bike ride and run. Coach Zane from the BISP Triathlon Academy congratulated Tamino on his win and improvement in the swimming competition. . Sam McInnes in Year 12 also won […]
Chathu and Vichi Nilaweera have been competing in the Under 14 ATF (Asian Tennis Federation) which features some of Asia’s best 14 & Under players. Today Chathu made easy work of his semi final opponent 6-3, 6-0 to reach tomorrow’s final. Vichi aged 10 has also had a great tournament in this, his second ATF – although he lost in […]
The BISP Cruzeiro Football Academy has had much success both in Thailand and internationally, with several alumni being awarded football scholarships at schools and universities in the US, Portugal and other countries all over the world. BISP Head Football Coach Jonathas Candido and Goalkeeping Coach Frederico Bragaglia recently shared their views about the unique […]
MidAir Circus are pleased to announce the continuation of their Gymnastics programme. Starting this Saturday!
Phuket Gymnastics is happy to announce that their new coach has arrived and that she will be running Gymnastics lessons for the last 2 weeks of term starting THIS SATURDAY! BRAND NEW: EARLY YEARS GYMNASTICS for 3 & 4 year olds. Students signing up for the end of term will have priority on spaces for […]
You can also click here to watch the Highlights video from the Breakers Cup International Basketball Tournament last month. BISP was delighted to welcome visiting teams from five countries across Asia. Congratulations again to our U19 Girls who were named champions.
This November on Friday 24th and Saturday 25th, British International School, Phuket will be hosting the 16th Annual International Soccer 7s Tournament involving 1,650 players, 200 coaches and 165 teams from 10 countries! With 2 full days of competitive soccer involving girls’ and boys’ teams ranging from Under-9s to Under-19s, vendors and music areas, this […]
An up and coming BISP group of students and teachers have organized an exciting art project for Saturday to run during the 2-day Soccer 7s tournament this weekend in order to create awareness about the use of plastic. They are called Eco@BISP, and comprise students and teachers trying to create awareness about environmental problems in […]
BISP’s Valentine Khetagourov – Surduk, Year 6, has won a total of 30 medals in Thai and international karate and jiu-jitsu tournaments recently. To date, he has successfully completed 9.5 out of 10 steps towards the karate black belt and is now carrying a brown black 2 belt. He is also a brown belt in […]
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 […]
If you happened to be on the school campus on Saturday afternoon, you might have heard a lot of noise coming from the school sports hall. That’s because the BISP girls U19 team were taking part in the 2017 Breakers Cup final. They defeated International School @ Park City, Malaysia 20-8 in the final, in front of a vocal, […]
Last week both Chathu & Vichi Nilaweera competed in the Asian Tennis Federation 14 & Under held in Colombo, Sri Lanka. 10 year old Vichi did very well in playing in his 1st ever 14 & Under event against much older opponents. He lost a tough first match against a strong Indian opponent who went […]
Tomorrow and Saturday eight schools from across five different countries will take part in the second annual BISP Breakers Cup U19 basketball tournament. Games tip-off at 8:30am on Friday morning and will feature both the BISP boys and girls Under 19 teams. Shania Larsson (Captain of the U19 girls team) is excited about her last […]
Jason Fried, ex-student and High Performance College athlete at British International School, Phuket is making waves in the school-sporting arena in the USA. “Jason had come to us through the Cruzeiro Academy in Chicago, and after trials decided to train at BISP. He showed a lot of determination and desire to improve under guidance of […]
On Thursday 5th October, British International School, Phuket hosted the Annual Phuket International Schools PISAC Cross Country event for the first time ever. There were 4 schools that took part in the event, with over 150 runners (6 – 18 years old) with a few parents and teachers thrown in the mix. This was also […]
Year 11 student Vanchai (Mark) Luangnitikul achieved a fantastic result as part of the TGA National Thai Team’s participation in the Korean hosted 2017 Asian Junior Golf Team Championship. The National Thai team achieved great success with second place. Mark also placed second as an individual due to his low scoring. Due to Mark’s high […]
On Tuesday October 17th, BISP hosted an evening of masters’ basketball action with a mini tri-series between touring French team Quadratour, a local Thai club and a BISP community team featuring a selection of parents and staff.
Congratulations to Sasikarn (Mint) Luangnitikul in year 7 on her recent achievement at the TGA Singha Ranking Event Rajjapapha Golf Course, Surat Thani on October 7-8 2017. Mint won the Girls Class C section with a good score off 81, 76 on a difficult undulating course. She won her division by 11 shots and is […]
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/ […]
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.
Formed in 1993, Team Quadratour consists of a selection of over 40-year old, former high-level French basketball players. Every year along with hosting their own international basketball tournament in Lorette, the team travel to international destinations and participate in various tournaments and friendly matches. Previous destinations have included USA, China, Jamaica, Argentina, Croatia, Scotland and […]