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St. Andrews Samakee Blog

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


An Explosive Term for the World Explorers!

  Twenty children eagerly enrolled for the first World Explorers Club. We had a fantastic time finding out all about volcanoes. We studied volcanoes in Hawaii, Indonesia and USA. We also found out about the Ring of Fire!  

Then we made our own volcanoes out of a box, a bottle and heaps of paper mache! We painted them, strengthened them...

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Early Years and ICT

  Here’s a little bit of information about the use of ICT in our Early Years setting. Our school blog is an ideal way to showcase some examples of this work and celebrate the children’s wonderful progress this year.  

ICT and Creativity

Sir Ken Robinson Enabling and stimulating creativity is very important in everything that...

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St Andrews Samakee Supports the United Nations

Our Key Stage Two children felt privileged to be invited to work with the United Nations on a special, global project, My World. The aim of the project is to illicit votes from people from all walks of life so that the UN can establish a new set of world development goals based upon the priorities of it's citizens. The children...

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Design and Technology May 2013

Here are some of the fantastic design projects created this term at St Andrews Samakee. Examples were on display at our recent Open Day. The Year 5’s have tie dyed and sewed logos on T-shirts. They made working fairground models using electrical circuits as part of their ‘Thrills and Spills topic.’ They designed spy bags with gadgets that were made out...

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St Andrews Samakee Refreshes their Brand!

In May 2012, St Andrews International School Samakee was awarded Three Star ‘Gold’ accreditation status by the UK-based agency ‘CfBT’. To be the first International school in the world to be awarded Gold status was an amazing achievement for our small school. We are understandably proud of being recognized both within our community and beyond as an outstanding school. It...

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St Andrews Samakee Launches New Development

In 2013-2014, St Andrews Samakee is launching an exciting new development designed to move the school forward and to build on the high quality learning experiences we provide and the outstanding achievement made by our children. This new development focuses on several important elements: • rebranding; • creating of new and improved facilities; • providing of more places in Early Years and Primary; and •...

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Samakee Open Day 2013

The sun was shining and there was a feeling of excitement in the air as the children eagerly waited to welcome visitors and parents to our school today. Overnight, children’s art and design work had been displayed creatively in all the shared areas and it was truly a magnificent sight!   The morning started with an introduction to the day and some...

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Year 4 Ice-Skating!

This week Year 4 were lucky to have a visit from Year 3/4 at St Stephens International School Khao Yai. Having had such fun during our trip to Khao Yai in January, we wanted to welcome them to Bangkok. We started the day off by playing outside games here at Samakee with them, we had lots of fun playing dodgeball. Then...

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EY3 Room on the Broom

In EY3 we are all friends and that is how we love to work, together! Our most recent book of focus was Room on the Broom by Julia Donaldson. This is not only a great book to practice rhyming and reading but also a book full of fun and laughter. The children loved reading about the lean cat, the keen dog,...

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