School Profile

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BISP at a Glance

  • Over 763 students aged from 2 to 18 years old
  • English-medium, co-educational school
  • Over 60+ 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

Academics & Curriculum

  • Two-year IB Diploma programme in Years 12 and 13
  • Students can pursue the IB Diploma, IB courses and/or the
  • British International School, Phuket High School Diploma
  • Two-year IGCSE programme in Years 10 and 11
  • Key Stages 1, 2 and 3 are based on the National Curriculum of England
  • BISP students participate in a wellbeing curriculum
  • Exam Centre for: IBDP / IGCSE / SAT / LAMDA / ABRSM / Rockschool Music / Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award

Faculty

  • 110 professional fully qualified faculty members representing 16 nationalities
  • Average length of stay is in excess of 7 years
  • Low staff turnover (10% in 2020)
  • Balanced level of male and female teachers throughout the school
  • Qualified school counsellor (MSc Education School Counselling)
  • Two full-time accredited university counsellors (UCLA Extension, MEd School Counselling. Members of International ACAC)
  • Additional Educational Needs department

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

  • Training is led by professional coaches who have regularly competed at the highest level
  • 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 centre and sports hall, 3 full size football pitches (12×7 aside)

High School

32250
NationalitiesStudents

Class of 2020

61 STUDENTS
30 nationalities, 12 students with dual citizenship
15%13%11% 8%
ThailandRussiaUK Malaysia
3%3%3% 3%
South Africa Korea India China
3%36%
Australia 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 2017-20

IB Courses Offered

Group 1
First Language
Group 2
Second Language
Group 3
Individuals & Societies
English A: HL/SLEnglish B: HL/SLHistory: HL/SL
Thai A: HL/SLFrench B: HL/SLGeography: HL/SL
Russian A: HL/SLSpanish B: HL/SLEconomics: HL/SL
Self-Taught A: SLChinese (Mandarin) B: HL/SLPsychology: HL/SL
Spanish Ab Initio: SLBusiness & Management: HL/SL
French Ab Initio: SLITGS: HL/SL
Group 4
Experimental Sciences
Group 5
Mathematics
Group 6
The Arts
Biology: HL/SLMathematics: Analysis and
Approaches: HL/SL
Music HL/SL
Physics: HL/SLVisual Arts: HL/SL
Chemistry: HL/SLMathematics: Applications and Interpretation: SLTheatre: HL/SL
Design Technology: HL/SL
Environmental Systems & Societies: SL

IB Inclusion

YearGraduating Class SizeIB Diploma CandidatesIB Diplomas Awarded
2016625855
2017605652
2018494949
2019535151

IGCSE Grades 2017-2020

Class of 2021 GPA

BISP Accomplishments

Football (Soccer):

  • International football club signing in USA, UK, Portugal, Sweden, Thailand, Malaysia and Brazil
  • National teams in Thailand, Phillipines and Malaysia
  • Recruitment to NCAA Division 1 and NAIA US Colleges

Tennis:

  • 5 players competing on the ITF Junior World Tour
  • Registered on Universal Tennis Rankings. Thailand’s only RPT Centre of Excellence

Triathlon:

  • Thailand Sea Games Representation; USA Collegiate Recruitment and NCAA National Triathlon Podium; UK university and club teams; Irish Junior and Senior National representation; Japan Junior representation ; 5 Junior Superleague Asian Championship Invitations Singapore. 1 Youth French registered representative

Golf:

  • Thailand national representatives

Swimming:

  • National representatives from Lithuania, Uganda, India, Thailand, Malaysia and Singapore
  • National gold medalists and record holders
  • Youth Olympic Games finalist
  • Fina World cup bronze medallist
  • Fina World Cup finalists
  • Colleges Commonwealth games ,European Championships and World Championships, Recruitment to NCAA Division 1 US

Arts:

  • LAMDA Year 10 – Acting grade 4 – 2 distinctions
  • LAMDA Year 12 – Acting grade 6 Bronze medal – 4 distinctions and 2 merits

Maths:

  • Students enter the UKMT, FOBISIA and the World Mathematics Competition achieving gold, silver and bronze awards at all age groups

Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award Participation 2017-2019:

  • 32 Bronze, 31 Silver, and 24 Golds

Accreditation and Affiliations

CIS Accreditation Logo

Council of International Schools (CIS)

FOBISIA Logo

Federation of British International Schools in Asia

NACAC Logo

National Association for College Admission Counselling (US)

INTL ACAC Logo

International Association for College Admission Counselling

NEASC Logo

New England Association of Schools and Colleges

WAoS Accreditation Logo

World Academy of Sport

ISAT Logo

International Schools Association of Thailand

SMS Logo

Office for National Education Standards & Quality Assessment

International Baccalaureate

Cambridge Assessment International Education

University Matriculation 2017-2020

The following lists the colleges and universities members of the Classes of 2017 to 2020 chose to attend. BISP graduates from these four classes are attending 134 different institutions in 22 countries. For the Class of 2020, 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
Cardiff Metropolitan University
Cardiff University
CASS Business School
Dundee and Angus College
Durham University
King’s College London
Kingston University
Lancaster University
Liverpool John Moores University
London School of Economics
Loughborough University
Newcastle University
Nottingham Trent University
Oxford Brookes University
Queen Mary University of London
Rangsit University
St George’s, University of London
The University of Edinburgh
The University of Manchester
The University of Nottingham
The University of Sheffield
The University of Warwick
University College London
University of Aberdeen
University of Bath
University of Brighton
University of Bristol
University of East Anglia
University of Edinburgh
University of Exeter
University of Glasgow
University of Leeds
University of Leicester
University of Manchester
University of Oxford
University of St Andrews
University of Stirling
University of Strathclyde
University of Surrey
University of Sussex
University of the Arts London
University of York

Australia

Deakin University
Griffith University
Monash University
RMIT University
Royal Institute of Technology Melbourne
University of Adelaide
University of Melbourne
University of South Australia
University of Sydney
University of Technology Sydney
UNSW

Europe

Amsterdam University College
BI Norwegian Business School
Ecole Hoteliere de Lausanne
Erasmus Universiteit Rotterdam
Erasmus University College
Geneva Business School
Hotel School The Hague
Humanitas University
Institute of Political Studies Paris-
’Sciences Po’
Instituto Europeo di Design –
Madrid Campus
Jacobs University
Jonkoping International Business School
Les Roches International School of Hotel Management
Lund University
Montpellier Business School
Technical University Delft
Universita Bocconi
Universiteit van Amsterdam
University College SE Norway

USA & Canada

Broward College
Columbia College in Vancouver
Connecticut College
Cuesta College
Drexel University
Eastern Oklahoma State College
Fordham University
Georgetown University
Hawaii Pacific University
Hofstra University
Illinois Institute of Technology
Lehigh University
Loyola Marymount University
McGill University
Northeastern University
Northern Alberta Institute of Technology
Pennsylvania State University
Queens University of Charlotte
Temple University
Tennessee Wesleyan University
Union College – Barbourville
University of Alberta
University of British Columbia
University of Calgary
University of Colorado at Boulder
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
University of La Verne
University of Nevada, Las Vegas
University of New Mexico
University of Oregon
University of San Francisco
Wake Forest University

Asia

Ateneo de Manila University
Brickfields Asia College
EHL Singapore
ESSEC Business School
Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Korea University
Nanyang Technological University
National Taiwan University
Singapore Institute of Management
Tamkang University
Yonsei University

Thailand

Assumption University
Chulalongkorn University
Mahidol University
Rangsit University
Stamford International University
SUIC/Vatel Dual BBA in Hospitality
Thammasat University
Twinning Engineering Programmes
University of the Thai Chamber of Commerce
Webster University Thailand

Other

New York University Abu Dhabi
Moscow State Institute of International Relations
St George’s University (Grenada)

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