News and pictures from City Campus in February 2019.
Dear Parents and Friends,
I hope you all had a relaxing holiday. It was inspiring to see many families taking out lots of wonderful books from our library for your holiday enjoyment. The habit and enjoyment of reading is the best gift to give your children.
Reflecting back on our short February month in school, I remember lots of colour and excitement throughout the whole time! Especially when we celebrated Chinese New Year festivities topped by a Dragon Dance. There was much fun and active learning during our Africa Week as our Year 1 friends from Riverside joined us for dance, cooking and mask-making workshops.
Meanwhile across in Early Years, there was a real mystery to solve as the children enjoyed investigating who had been in the hub leaving porridge and broken chairs!
It was a great achievement for Shrewsbury International School to win the top ranking at the annual International School Awards, as the best international school in the world for its programme to help students identify and win places at colleges and universities, worldwide. We are very proud of our students and our teachers.
Our new value focus for March is ‘Creativity’; What does it mean to be creative?
There are opportunities to commit to doing something creative, as you interpret this, with your families - is it the through the arts, music, science, drama, design, play, sports, something else? ‘You decide…..’
We are looking forward to our Farm Fest this weekend and hope you and your families and friends will be joining us.
Next week is our ‘Book Week’ in school with many events taking place - we hope to see you there..
Please don’t forget to buy your ticket for the Parent’s Cocktail Evening organised by SP Riverside parents.
Take great care,
Principal, Amanda Dennison
Updates from this month in pictures
Chinese New Year
We had a fantastic time celebrating our first Chinese New Year at Shrewsbury City Campus. We hung lanterns, donned customary Chinese dress, made dumplings and danced with dragons.
Children and parents watched in awe as we were treated to more dragons displays and a traditional Chinese magic performance in our auditorium.
Thank you to our Mandarin department for organising such a fantastic celebration.
Due to popular demand, all our children at Shrewsbury City Campus study Mandarin from Year 1 onwards. To find out more about the language opportunities in our curriculum, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Goldilocks Hook Week in Early Years
Where did the porridge come from? Why is the furniture broken? Who do the footprints belong to? Our children arrived to intriguing scenes at the Early Years Hub, and were tasked with investigating just who had made all the mess.
The children donned their magnifying glasses and clipboards and set about collecting evidence. We measured footprints and wrote our findings.
After solving the mystery, Early Years had a visit from some local police officers. Our children were still buzzing from their discoveries, and they were keen to tell our visitors all about their investigation.
Africa Week in Year 1
African cooking, african dancing and african art - it was all happening for Year 1 during Africa Week. We were delighted to welcome Year 1 children and staff from Shrewsbury Riverside to join us at City Campus.
Thank you to our Year 1 teaching team for organising a fantastic week.
Shrewsbury International School Bangkok is one school, two campuses. We provide plenty of opportunities throughout the year for City Campus and Riverside children to visit both campuses and get to know one another. To find out more about our partnership with Shrewsbury Riverside, please contact email@example.com.
Valentine's Day: We Love Reading
Love is in the air! At Shrewsbury City Campus, we love reading. What better occasion that Valentines Day to celebrate this? Our children wrote reviews on a Valentine's bookmarks, and left it in a book that they love. We also wrote friendship Valentines Cards to be delivered to classes during the day.
Our love of reading continues in March as we prepare to celebrate Book Week! To see the full programme of events at Shrewsbury City Campus, please see Upcoming Events below.
SPECIAL REPORT: Shrewsbury International School Bangkok wins award for helping students secure places at the world’s leading universities
Shrewsbury International School Bangkok Riverside has scooped the top ranking at the annual International School Awards, recently organised in London, as the best international school in the world for its programme to help students identify and win places at colleges and universities, worldwide.
Shrewsbury’s success was celebrated by Bangkok Post. Read the full story here.
All Shrewsbury City Campus students who graduate in Year 6 will be given a guaranteed place at our established and successful Riverside Campus for senior school.
CELEBRATING OUR SHREWSBURY STARS: Koon Year 5
Congratulations to Koon, one of our Year 5 students, for winning 1st place in the 8-9 category of the Thailand Junior Kart Championships. Blink and you’ll miss him!
Lada Year 3
Congratulations to Lada in Year 3 who won first place in her category at the ATOD International Dance Competition 2019. A fantastic achievement!
Shrewsbury parents, if you would like to share your children’s achievements that we may not know about outside of school, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
1) Farm Fest!
Date: Saturday 02 March 9:30AM-1:00PM
Venue: Shrewsbury City Campus, Bang Kapi, Huai Khwang, Bangkok 10310
Come and enjoy healthy food stalls, plenty of fun children’s activities and even live farm animals at Farm Fest at Shrewsbury City Campus.
Rain or shine, clean air or smog, we will still be going ahead, but the outdoor events may be moved indoors if necessary.
Please note our vendors will not be supplying plastic bags, so please bring your own bag for your purchases.
See you there!! The event is open to the general public, so please feel free to bring your friends along as well.
2) Fully Booked! Book Week at Shrewsbury City Campus
Shrewsbury parents, please see Parent Portal for more information.
3) Shrewsbury Parents Cocktail Party 2019
Date: Friday 08 March @ 6:30PM to 10:00PM
Venue: Eastin Grand Hotel Sathorn Sky Lounge, 33rd Floor (adjacent to Surasak BTS)
Shrewsbury City Campus Parents are invited the annual Shrewsbury Parents Cocktail Evening. The event is a fantastic opportunity for parents from across our community to meet and catch up in a fun and relaxed setting.
The theme for this year’s event is the 1920's American novel, “The Great Gatsby” so there's sure to be lots of elegant costumes on display!
Attendees will also be in with a chance of winning some fantastic prizes in the raffle draw.
Tickets are 1,500 THB each and can be reserved via email at email@example.com. Please contact your Class Rep for more details.
4) Open House (for prospective parents)
Friday 01 March @ 10:00AM
Saturday 02 March @ 9:30AM and 11:00AM
Friday 15 March @ 10:00AM
Friday 22 March @ 10:00AM
Saturday 29 March @ 10:00AM
Venue: Shrewsbury City Campus, Bang Kapi, Huai Khwang, Bangkok 10310
Shrewsbury City Campus hosts an Open House event for all prospective parents every Friday morning.
Interested families will get to experience school life at the City Campus and have an exclusive guided tour of our school, led by the Principal and Vice Principal. Guests also have the opportunity to meet our fully qualified and experienced teachers who guide and support our children here at Shrewsbury City Campus.
Places are limited for these events, so please do not miss out. To book your place, please contact our Admissions Team on 02-203-1222 ext. 1300/1301/1302 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
5) School Photographs: Individual and Class @ Shrewsbury City Campus
Date: 26-28 March 2019
Venue: Shrewsbury City Campus
More information to follow.