St. Andrews International School, Green Valley

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St Andrews International School Green Valley, Eastern Seaboard is an international school conveniently located between Pattaya and Rayong, Thailand. It is an outstanding school situated on the Eastern Seaboard for a global family of 2 – 18 year old children. It prides itself on offering a balanced education whilst achieving some of the highest academic results in Thailand. It is the 1st and only school on the Eastern Seaboard to have been awarded ‘GOLD’ status twice from the Education Development Trust (EDT) and achieved outstanding in all areas. Nestling in spacious and beautiful surroundings of Green Valley, the campus is home to a community of around 450 students from over 35 nationalities, all of whom enjoy close, personalised attention from highly qualified teachers which is key to their success.

The curriculum at St. Andrews is the best of international learning where a combination of the British Curriculum, International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (IB PYP) and the International Baccalaureate Diploma (IB DP) programmes, is adapted to suit the requirements of the international community at the school.

In Primary, the school offers a stimulating, child-centred learning environment where students follow the framework of the IB Primary Years Programme (PYP) integrated with the principles of the British Curriculum to provide the best of international learning. Teachers facilitate opportunities for hands-on learning and exploration through the inquiry process, setting high expectations and opportunities to work independently. In Secondary, students complete IGCSEs in Year 10 and 11 and we follow the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IB DP) in Years 12 and 13. The IB DP challenges the students and provides an excellent preparation for top university courses around the world.

Over the past 10 years IB Diploma students have achieved some exceptional results, with an average score for the past 5 years of 35 points and some students each year achieving 40+ points. One student recently achieved 45 points out of a possible maximum of 45 points (one of only 147 in the world. There are around 450 students from 2 to 18 years old of 35+ nationalities.

The school also operates a Dutch stream, structured according to the benchmarks set by the Dutch Government and Inspector of Education.

St Andrews Green Valley is part of a group of four St Andrews Schools including Sathorn, Sukhumvit 107 and Dusit. It is also proud to be a Cognita school and as such is part of a wider community of 70 schools with 40,000 students who believe in ‘an inspiring world of education’ and can liaise with colleagues across the world to support student liaison and interaction internationally.

Accreditation[edit]

The school is accredited by the Education Development Trust (EDT) and is visited annually by UK-based inspectors. It has been awarded the highest level of GOLD in 2015 and 2018 and outstanding in all areas both times. The school is a fully accredited International Baccalaureate (IB) World school and started offering the IB Diploma Programme in August 2008. The school is also a member of International Schools Association ThailandISAT, Federation of British International Schools in Asia FOBISIA and Council of International Schools (CIS).

Age and year levels[edit]

  • Nursery: ages 2 – 3 years
  • Kindergarten: ages 3 – 4 years
  • Reception: ages 4 – 5 years
  • Year 1 - Year 6 (Key Stage 1 and 2)
  • Year 7 - 11 (Key Stage 3 and 4)
  • Year 12 - 13 (IB Diploma Programme)

After-school activities[edit]

Extensive extra-curricular programme is offered with 100+ choices for students include, FOBISIA Team Training, team sports, golf lessons, Taekwondo, Robotics, Model United Nations, Tournament of the Minds, Film club, Drama productions, Maths challenges and much much more.

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