School Profile 2018-19

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BISP at a Glance

  • over 890 students from 2 years to 18 years old
  • English-medium, co-educational school
  • Over 55 nationalities
  • Established in 1996
  • 100+ boarding students
  • Boarding and Day school
  • 44 acre campus
  • Situated on Phuket Island
  • 5 High-Performance Sports Academies
  • Environmentally beautiful and safe location
  • also Business, Art & Design and STEM Academies
  • Two professional university counsellors

Academics & Curriculum

  • Key Stages 1, 2 and 3 are based on the National Curriculum of England and Wales
  • Two-year IGCSE programme in Years 10 and 11
  • Two-year IB Diploma programme in Years 12 and 13
  • Exam Centre for: IBDP / IGCSE / SAT / LAMDA / ABRSM / Rockschool Music
  • Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award


  • 110 professional fully qualified faculty members representing 16 nationalities
  • Average length of stay is in excess of 7 years
  • Low staff turnover (<12%p.a. in 2014-19)
  • Balanced level of male and female teachers throughout the school

High Performance Sports Academies
(Swimming, Football, Golf, Triathlon & Tennis)

  • Training is led by professional coaches who have regularly competed at the highest level (including the Olympics).
  • Methodologies and training programmes are of the highest standard and follow internationally recognised programmes, including RPT (Tennis) and Cruzeiro (Football).
  • Competition is at regional and international level with BISP students regularly representing their countries.
  • Facilities include golf short course training centre, 50 and 25-metre pools, 6 tennis courts, fully equipped fitness room, sports hall, and 3 full-size football pitches (12×7 aside).

High School

39 265
Nationalities Students

Class of 2019

17 nationalities, 18 students with dual citizenship
31% 13% 8%
Thailand UK US
8% 7% 6%
Russia Japan France
6% 4% 17%
Philippines South Korea Other

University Applications

  • All recommendations are confidential.
  • Early Decision applicants agree it is their first choice worldwide.
  • Disciplinary infractions resulting in out-of-school suspension are disclosed if requested by college.
  • Official transcripts are only sent from BISP directly to universities, they are not given to students.

IB Diploma Pass Rate

IB Diploma Points 2015-18

SAT Classes of 2016-2018

Subject 44 students
Reading & Writing 510 – 610
Math 520 – 650
Total 1030 – 1260

IB Courses Offered

Group 1
First Language
Group 2
Second Language
Group 3
Individuals & Societies
English A: HL/SL English B: HL/SL History: HL/SL
Thai A: HL/SL French B: HL/SL Geography: HL/SL
Russian A: HL/SL Spanish B: HL/SL Economics: HL/SL
Self-Taught A: SL Chinese (Mandarin) B: HL/SL Psychology: HL/SL
Spanish Ab Initio: SL Business & Management: HL/SL
French Ab Initio: SL ITGS: HL/SL
Group 4
Experimental Sciences
Group 5
Group 6
The Arts
Biology: HL/SL Mathematics: HL/SL Music HL/SL
Physics: HL/SL Maths Studies: SL Visual Arts: HL/SL
Chemistry: HL/SL Theatre: HL/SL
Design Technology: HL/SL
Environmental Systems & Societies: SL

IB Inclusion

Year Graduating Class Size IB Diploma Candidates IB Diplomas Awarded
2015 45 44 42
2016 62 58 55
2017 60 56 52
2018 49 49 49

IGCSE Grades 2015-2018

Class of 2019 GPA

BISP Accomplishments

English Speaking Union International Competition:

BISP student represented the country of Thailand in this international public speaking competition in the UK (42 countries took part).

Athletic Achievements:

  • Golf: IJGA USA scholarship, Thai National team selection, Asian Games
  • Football: International football club signing in Portugal, Sweden,Thailand, Malaysia and Brazil<
  • Swimming: SEA Championship wins, Rio Olympic Games (2016) competitor, Commonwealth Games
  • Triathlon: SEA Games 2017
  • Tennis: Belgium National Team scholarship, National Champions in Sri Lanka, Belgium and Thailand, Junior Fed Cup

Accreditation and Affiliations

CIS Accreditation Logo

Council of International Schools (CIS)


Federation of British International Schools in Asia


National Association for College Admission Counselling (US)


International Association for College Admission Counselling


New England Association of Schools and Colleges

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World Academy of Sport


International Schools Association of Thailand

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Office for National
Education Standards & Quality Assessment

University Matriculation 2015-2018

The following lists the colleges and universities members of the Classes of 2015 to 2018 chose to attend. BISP graduates from these four classes are attending 123 different institutions in 23 countries. For the Class of 2019, many are applying to universities on a different academic cycle. Their university decisions are not yet available.

United Kingdom
Anglia Ruskin University
Arts University Bournemouth
Bath Spa University
Brunel University
Cardiff Metropolitan University
Cardiff University
Central St Martins College of Art (2)
Durham University
Glasgow School of Art
Imperial College London
King’s College London (2)
Kingston University
Lancaster University
Leeds College of Art & Design
London School of Economics
Loughborough University (2)
Manchester Metropolitan University
Newcastle University
Northumbria University
Nottingham Trent University
Oxford Brookes University (2)
Regent’s University London
Royal Holloway University of London
St George’s University of London
University College London
University for the Creative Arts
University of Bath (2)
University of Birmingham
University of Brighton (2)
University of Bristol (3)
University of East Anglia (2)
University of Edinburgh (2)
University of Essex
University of Glasgow
University of Kent
University of Leeds (2)
University of Leicester(2)
University of Manchester (2)
University of Nottingham (3)
University of Salford
University of Sheffield
University of Strathclyde
University of Sussex
University of the Arts London (4)
University of Wales
University of Warwick
University of Westminster

The Netherlands
Erasmus University College
Fontys Hogescholen
Hanzehogeschool Groningen (2)
Hogeschool Rotterdam
Hotelschool The Hague
Universiteit Maastricht (5)
Universiteit Twente
Universiteit van Amsterdam (2)
Wageningen Universiteit

Other Europe
Copenhagen Business School – Denmark
Leuphana Univ. Luneburg – Germany
Universita Bocconi – Italy (3)
Instituto Europeo di Design – Spain
Jonkoping Intl Business School – Sweden
Business & Hotel Mgmt School – Switzerland
Ecole Hoteliere de Lausanne – Switzerland (3)
Les Roches Hotel Mgmt – Switzerland (2)
Swiss School of Tourism and Hospitality
New York University – Abu Dhabi – UAE

Australia/New Zealand
Australian National University
Deakin University (3)
Monash University
Murdoch University (2)
Perth College of Beauty Therapy
RMIT University (5)
University of Adelaide
University of New South Wales (4)
University of Queensland
University of South Australia
University of Sydney
Victoria University – New Zealand

Corpus Christi College
Ontario College of Art & Design
Southern Alberta Institute of Tech
University Laval
University of Alberta
University of British Columbia (3)
University of Calgary
University of Toronto (3)
Western University

Broward College
Connecticut College
Cuesta College
Duke University
Flagler College
Fordham University
New York University
Northeastern University
Queens University of Charlotte
Tennessee Wesleyan University
Union College
University of Illinois U-C
University of Miami
University of Nevada Las Vegas
University of Oregon

Assumption University (5)
Chulalongkorn University (4)
Mahidol University (2)
Rangsit University
Stamford International University (2)
Thammasat University (4)
University of the Thai CC
Webster University (3)

Other Asia
Royal Thimphu College – Bhutan
City University of Hong Kong
University of Hong Kong
University of Science and Tech – China
Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University – Japan
Korea University (2)
Brickfields Asia College – Malaysia
Monash University – Malaysia
Ateneo de Manila University – Philippines
Moscow State Institute of Intl Relations
ESSEC Business School – Singapore (3)
Singapore Management University
National Taiwan University
Tamkang University – Taiwan

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