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St. Andrews Samakee Blog

Our regular blogs will keep you up to date with what is happening at Samakee!

Head of School Message – 20th April 2015

Welcome back to school, we do hope that you had a very pleasant Songkran Holiday and are ready for the final eight weeks of the school year. We have some important and enjoyable events planned at Samakee. See details of some of these events below:  

  1. 5th May – Staff INSET: On Tuesday May 5th school will be closed for an in-service day,...

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Food Technology at Samakee

This term the kid’s kitchen has been quite busy cooking up an array of various treats! The Year 7 children were very engaged as they learned  and explored new techniques using a UK Food Technology Assessment.  They just completed their assessment last week and were very proud of their achievements! Not only were they involved in the planning process, but...

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Head of School Message – 6 April 2015

On Friday, the Samakee community came together to celebrate International Day 2015 with tremendous commitment and style! The children were excited and motivated, what made the day so special for them?  Here are some reasons why - Having their parents at school ‘being the teachers’; interacting with volunteer family members and friends from far and wide; the wide range of...

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Year 3 Class Blog

My goodness it has been a busy half term for the Northern Lights. We kicked off the start of the new term with a very adventurous trip into the jungle. Both staff and children faced their fear of heights and did brilliantly to get across the Go Gibbon course. During the trip Mrs Anna was amazed that children were able...

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Year 5 Team Building/Problem Solving

While on our residential to Kanchanaburi, Year 5 pupils enjoyed a variety of activities and learning opportunities. Throughout the duration of the trip, Miss Na, the pupils and I identified that we wanted to develop the children's ability to solve problems under pressure while working collaboratively as a team. Each Friday morning, straight after assembly, our class have been presented with...

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Head of School Message – 30 March 2015

Thank you for attending Parent Consultation Evenings; it was a pleasure to see so many parents at school over the two evenings. School Photos - March 23rd - 25th: We have had a successful three days of school photos and we shall all anticipate seeing the results in the next few weeks. Thank you for your help with uniforms and your...

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Progress Update New Building:

The attached images show the progress that has been made on our new teaching block. The following images were taken on a recent walkabout with the School Directors', they track the most recent progress and show evidence of the recent heavy rainfall in our music room.  


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Rubbish, Rubbish, Rubbish

Last week River Redwood class got mucky in the school garden to explore the way we eat food. Year two explored the different packaging that our food comes in and how long each material takes to decompose, the time it takes for our waste to turn back into dirt. Year two worked in small teams to dig and...

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Safe Parking at Samakee 

In September 2014, in response to many parental requests and growing student numbers, Samakee invested a significant amount of money in a second car park. In addition to our former parking area, this second car park is 500square wah and provides a generous number of parking spaces for families and visitors. Ample for day to day needs, there is simply...

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Koh Kret Island

On Wednesday 25th February, Reception (FSS & FSK) went on a trip to Koh Kret Island.

Koh Kret is a small man-made island located on the Chao Phraya River in the province of Nonthaburi, and is some 2 km long and 1 km wide. It has seven main villages, the largest and most populous being Ban Mon. The island...

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