School Profile 2019

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BISP at a Glance

  • Over 850 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

  • Key Stages 1, 2 and 3 are based on the National Curriculum of England
  • 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
  • BISP students participate in a wellbeing curriculum
  • Qualified school counsellor
  • Two professional university counsellors
  • Additional Education Needs department

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 2019)
  • 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.
  • 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, sports hall, and 3 full-size football pitches (12×7 aside).

High School

34 288
Nationalities Students

Class of 2020

71 STUDENTS
17 nationalities, 18 students with dual citizenship
27% 17% 8%
Thailand UK Australia
11% 8% 6%
Russia France South Korea
4% 19%
Brazil 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 2016-19

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
Mathematics
Group 6
The Arts
Biology: HL/SL Mathematics: Analysis and
Approaches: HL/SL
Music HL/SL
Physics: HL/SL Visual Arts: HL/SL
Chemistry: HL/SL Mathematics: Applications and Interpretation: SL Theatre: HL/SL
Design Technology: HL/SL
Environmental Systems & Societies: SL

IB Inclusion

Year Graduating Class Size IB Diploma Candidates IB Diplomas Awarded
2016 62 58 55
2017 60 56 52
2018 49 49 49
2019 53 51 51

IGCSE Grades 2016-2019

Class of 2020 GPA

BISP Accomplishments

Football (Soccer):

  • International football club signings in USA, UK, Portugal, Sweden, Thailand, Malaysia and Brazil
  • Thailand, Phillipines and Malaysia national representatives
  • Recruitment to NCAA Division 1 and NAIA US Colleges
  • Ibercup 2019 Estoril – Portugal, 2nd place

Tennis:

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

Triathlon:

  • Ireland, Malaysia and Japan national representatives
  • Recruitment to US College

Golf:

  • Thailand national representatives
  • One player competing on professional Thailand circuit
  • Youth Olympic Games gold medals

Swimming:

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

Arts:

  • IGCSE LAMDA Acting Exam: 5 distinction and 6 merit
  • IB LAMDA Acting Exam: 2 distinction and 3 merit

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 2016-2019:

  • 65 bronze, 62 silver, 56 gold

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 2016-2019

The following lists the colleges and universities members of the Classes of 2016 to 2019 chose to attend. BISP graduates from these four classes are attending 129 different institutions in 22 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
Cardiff Metropolitan University
Cardiff University
Central Saint Martins College of Art & Design, 2
Dundee and Angus College
Imperial College London
King’s College London, 2
Kingston University
Lancaster University
Leeds College of Art & Design
Liverpool John Moores University
Loughborough University, 2
Manchester Metropolitan University
Newcastle University
Nottingham Trent University, 2
Oxford Brookes University, 3
Queen Mary University of London, 2
Regent’s University London
St George’s, University of London
The Glasgow School of Art
The London School of Economics
The University of Edinburgh, 2
The University of Manchester, 2
The University of Nottingham, 3
The University of Sheffield
The University of Warwick
University College London, 2
University of Aberdeen
University of Bath, 4
University of Birmingham
University of Brighton, 2
University of Bristol, 2
University of East Anglia, 2
University of Exeter
University of Glasgow
University of Leeds, 2
University of Leicester, 2
University of St Andrews, 2
University of Strathclyde
University of Surrey
University of Sussex
University of the Arts London
University of Wales Trinity Saint David
University of York, 2

The Netherlands

Amsterdam University College
Erasmus Universiteit Rotterdam, 3
Hanzehogeschool Groningen, 2
Rotterdam University of Applied Sciences
Universiteit Maastricht, 2
Universiteit Twente
Universiteit van Amsterdam, 3
Wageningen Universiteit

Switzerland

Ecole Hoteliere de Lausanne, 6
Les Roches International School of Hotel Management

Other Europe

Copenhagen Business School
Instituto Europeo di Design
Jacobs University
Jonkoping International Business School
Leuphana Universitat Luneburg
Universita Bocconi, 4
Moscow State Institute of International Relations

Australia/New Zealand

Deakin University, 2
Griffith University
Monash University
Murdoch University, 2
Perth College of Beauty Therapy
RMIT University, 5
The University of Queensland
University of Adelaide
University of South Australia
University of Sydney, 2
UNSW Australia, 4
Victoria University of Wellington

Canada

Corpus Christi College
Northern Alberta Institute of Technology
Ontario College of Art & Design
University of Alberta
University of British Columbia, 2
University of Calgary
University of Toronto, 2
Western University

USA

Broward College
Connecticut College
Cuesta College
Drexel University
Duke University
Eastern Oklahoma State College
Flagler College
Fordham University
Georgetown University
Hawaii Pacific University
Hofstra University
Loyola Marymount University
Northeastern University
Queens University of Charlotte, 2
Temple University
Tennessee Wesleyan University
Union College (KY)
University of Colorado at Boulder
University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
University of La Verne
University of Nevada, Las Vegas
University of New Mexico
University of Oregon
University of San Francisco, 2
Wake Forest University

Thailand

Assumption University, 3
Chulalongkorn University, 2
Mahidol University, 3
Rangsit University, 2
Stamford International University, 2
Thammasat University, 6
University of the Thai Chamber of Commerce
Webster University Thailand, 3

Korea

Korea University, 2
Chung-Ang University

Other Asia

Ateneo de Manila University, 2
Brickfields Asia College
City University of Hong Kong
National Taiwan University
New York University, Abu Dhabi
Royal Thimphu College
Tamkang University
The University of Hong Kong

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