What is the name of your child's school? (Please report on one school per survey.)
St.Andrew's International School Rayong
In what town or city is this school located?
How would you describe this school? (i.e. American, British, International, Local, etc.)
What grade levels are represented at this school?
Nursery - Y10 (IGCSE)
How do most children get to school everyday? (bus, train, walk, etc.)
school bus or private car
How would you describe the facilities at this school? What extra-curricular activities are available?
The school is located in beautiful, green surroundings, close to a golf course. There is an excellent child friendly horse riding centre next door. Extra-curricular activities include different sports, golf, horse riding, dancing, yoga, swimming and different art, creative, language and social activities which vary slightly each term.
What has this school done to help your child transition from the curriculum in your home
country into the curriculum in your new country? Are there programs to prepare your child for repatriation?
There is an EAL programme for non-English speakers and the small class sizes definitively help to adjust and settle into this school. The atmosphere at school amongst parents, teachers, children and staff is very warm and friendly.
How would you describe the social activities available for parents through this school? Are there parent-teacher organizations?
There is a Parent Teacher Group which helps organize different social events at school such as important Thai festivals or Christmas and Bonfire night.There are coffee mornings for parents each term organized by the PTG. Fitness, Pilates and Yoga lessons for parents are run by teachers or parents.
What advice would you give to someone considering enrolling their child in this school?
Definitevely the perfect choice for you, if you are looking for a smaller school with a personal touch where you have something to say about your childs education.