Top Five International Schools for Expats

International Schools for Expats

Top Five International Schools for Expats

Bangkok has a wealth of top international schools and it can be a difficult choice for parents to decide which school to send their children too, but without doubt one of the best as the name suggests is Harrow International School in Bangkok.

Harrow International School Bangkok

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Bangkok has a wealth of top international schools and it can be a difficult choice for parents to decide which school to send their children too, but without doubt one of the best as the name suggests is Harrow International School in Bangkok. Harrow is a top British international school with the added advantage of also taking borders and the school likes to state that not only is it providing first class education but is also molding future leaders. As Harrow is naturally selective and the school boasts one of the toughest entrance exams of anywhere in Thailand. Once a student is omitted the school the unique six house system is employed to ensure each student is given full support from the teaching staff and of most importance they are safe and happy while boarding at the school.

Shrewsbury International School

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Shrewsbury International School is one of best known by expats in Bangkok. With an enrolment of more than 1,500 students of all nationalities the school has some of the best facilities of any establishment in Bangkok and includes:

  • Auditorium with seating for more than 500 students
  • Library with books and computers
  • Two gymnasiums and three tennis courts
  • Two sports fields and aquatics center

The school follows the same curriculum which is used in England and Wales and enjoys close links with the famous Shrewsbury school in the UK and follows the traditional “Shrewsbury Way” system of educational and self development.

International School Bangkok

International School Bangkok
International School Bangkok (ISB) has a proud reputation of being one of the premier international schools in the world. The school follows the American curriculum since it was first established in Bangkok in the early 1950s and follows a system known as the ISB advantage.

ISB Advantage

    • Offers educational and leisure pursuits for balanced student development
    • American educational standards combined with best foreign practices
    • Provides students not only education of the highest quality but gives them the opportunity to learn about different cultures
    • Prepares students to meet the challenges in an ever changing work place to become involved in all social aspects and mould them as future leaders.

The British School of Bangkok

The British School in Bangkok is not only popular with British expats, as expats from all nationalities send their children to be educated there too. The school’s aims are to encourage student growth in both educational and self development skills. The children follow a British curriculam in a safe and friendly learning environment. As would be expected all lessons are done in English except for other foreign language study. Many expats have chosen the school for their children as it has reputation for its friendly family environment and is located in one of Bangkok’s quieter districts for easy access.

Wells International School

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Wells International School has three campuses in Bangkok. Thong Lor and Bang Na are both nursery and On Nut grade 1 – 12. The school strives to teach a truly international experience for students as young as kindergarten right up to grade twelve. The Wells system looks to promote not only teaching the mind, but in the heart too. The school aims to not only prepare students academically, but also prepare them for the challenges of today’s world. Students are actively encouraged to get involved in the local communities and support many local charities and orphanages.

/ Living in Thailand

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