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St. Andrews Samakee Blog

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


Headteacher Message 8/2/16

Movie Night Mums and dads, teachers and teacher assistants, office staff, volunteers and domestic staff, all came together, to create an exceptional evening for the children. The provisions organised entirely by volunteer parents were delicious and plentiful, without a doubt, contributing significantly to a hugely successful evening. The weather was pleasant, the atmosphere welcoming and the movies lots of fun...

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My Rainbow Plate

Using the idea of eating the colours of a rainbow, we hope that the rainbow of fruits and vegetables will spark imaginations and cultivate healthy habits in all our children. Don't forget to encourage your child to fill their plates with different colours at every meal. Look at how well we are doing at school!  

Eating a Rainbow

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Headteacher Message 1/2/16

At Samakee, we pride ourselves on providing situations that give children an acceptable challenge and last week saw some perfect examples of this as the Samakee Intrepid Key Value came very much into focus. Firstly, First School Sports Day on Wednesday, I think you will agree it was a huge success, it was pleasing to see so many parents...

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Headteacher Message 25/1/16

A number of important events this week, After School Clubs begin, First School Sports Day takes place on Wednesday and residential trips for Year 4 & 5, please see below for more details. Afterschool Clubs: Clubs start this week; please make sure that your child knows which clubs they will be attending and that they have the correct kit and...

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World War 2 Komodo Class

We have now completed our first full week back and the children in Year 5, Komodo Class have returned to school with enthusiasm, full of questions about our new topic of 'World war II'. 

This is a sensitive area of history, with so many people around the world still related to family members involved in the war...

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Headteacher Message 18/1/16

It was delightful to welcome the children back to school last week and wonderful to see their joyful faces as they greeted friends and teachers. Thank you, everyone, for an excellent start to Term 2. Samakee has begun the year with two successful sporting events, the Puppy Cup Swim Meet at Bangkok Prep and football for our Under 10’s,...

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Headteacher Message 11/1/16

A warm New Year greeting to all our families, we hope that you had a very pleasant winter break. We are looking forward to welcoming all our children and families back to school on Tuesday 12th January. Classes start at the usual time and parents are requested to make sure that their child is rested and prepared with their school...

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The Children’s Kitchen

The Children's Kitchen has been quite busy this term. We have made a variety of healthy foods during the EYFS Integrated Sessions such as pizza, smoothies, granola and even chicken soup!  Other classes have also enjoyed using the kitchen this term. The Year 1 and 2 classes made homemade soap!

The Year 6 Thai Class baked cookies...

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Headteacher Message 14/12/15

As we rapidly move towards the end of term and the festive season, I am taking the opportunity to remind each family that we are a "nut free school, not just peanuts but all tree nuts!" We need your assistance to maintain our safe environment, and we ask that no foods containing tree nuts or tree nut products be brought...

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Headteacher Message 8/12/15

Early Finish on Friday 11th: In honour of HM the King’s birthday, a “Bike for Dad” gathering is scheduled for the afternoon of Friday 11th December. On this day, roads will close in Nonthaburi and central Bangkok from 12:00 pm., these closures will inevitably cause severe traffic jams. As a result, we have decided to run a shorter...

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