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St. Andrews Samakee Blog

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


Summer Holiday Reading

Holiday reading is the best kind of reading. When you have long, lazy days, no school, no homework, just freedom to relax and chill out. This really is the ultimate time to settle down in a cosy corner and get lost in a book. It has been proven that children who read over the long holiday, are more confident and prepared...

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First School Summer School

First School are learning all about summer holidays and the beach this Summer School. Have a look at the fun learning we are doing during our Integrated sessions! Making ice cream, holiday role play, shark Maths, and lots of creative art work. We are also enjoying having special time with our friends and teachers in the classroom, garden and swimming...

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Farm de Lek Summer School Trip

On Friday we had an amazing day at Lek's farm! Situated in neighbouring Nakon Nayok, Farm de Lek is surrounded by field after field of crops and plants and has recently started functioning as a wonderful educational farm for children. Traveling on hay bale tractors, our Summer School children had a lovely day creating their own plant potters and choosing to...

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Samakee’s 2015-2016 Scholarship Programme

 The St Andrews Samakee scholarship programme has been created for academically gifted or talented children wishing to join Year 8 for the beginning of the next academic year i.e. August 2015. This opening will involve all children who have their 13th birthday between 1st September 2015 and 31st August 2016. We welcome applications on behalf of children who are:

Samakee PTG

Research tells us that when parents and teachers work together as partners, everyone benefits. Children develop a positive attitude towards themselves and their school, have better behaviour and perform better socially and academically. Schools that include strong parent involvement are more effective and without doubt, this cooperative home-school partnership has clearly been in abundance at Samakee this year. Read More

Head of School Message – June 8th

It is with both gratitude and sadness that I write the final Headteacher Message for the 2014-2015 school year.  Our school year was marked by many memorable occasions and developments that included two very successful accreditations, becoming a British School Overseas and exploring our amazing new building. We open Year 8 in August, student growth looks set to continue next...

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Head of School Message – June 1st

Open Day took place on Friday and was well attended by families, visitors and prospective parents. Tours of our new building were a popular feature of the morning and the Ambassadors were kept very busy indeed. Huge thanks must go to Year 7 children who played their role as School Ambassadors and tour guides splendidly. The highlight of the morning...

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Head of School Message – 25th May

Did you you know that two years ago this week, we purchased the land adjacent to the school field and KS2 block, how time has flown! Since then we have created a new playing field, purchased a second smaller plot of land, built a new school office, and this Friday 29th May you are invited to tour our brand new...

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Year 4 Scientists and Dervishes:

Year 4 have recently finished a Science unit on Sound, during which they carried out some investigations into pitch and soundproofing. The first one was based on an activity that most children must have tried at one time or another: twanging a ruler over the edge of a desk. This time, we were looking at this playful activity from a...

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Assembly Year 1K

On Friday the 8th of May it was Year 1 K's turn to take to the stage and share something fun and interesting we have been learning about in class. We started off with a tricky music piece which we mastered after lots of practice with Ms. Zukhra. Each of us played a different musical instrument and learnt...

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