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Special Events

Throughout the academic year we enjoy a wide range of enjoyable special events, sports activities and performances at Samakee. We are proud of what has been achieved and would like to share some of these with you.


Welcome Ajarn Preeda Punyachand

Such a lovely productive day was had with the famous Thai author, Ajarn Preeda Punyachand. He brightened up the world of Thai books for the children at St. Andrews Samakee as he enthusiastically told his stories. On just one piece of paper he cleverly wove creative ideas and techniques into his drawings. Watching and listening the children were amazed, it...

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International Day 2015

International Day is a big event in the school calendar and an opportunity for parents to show the children and teachers how creative they can be! On Friday 3 April, all the children will come to school dressed in national costume or national colours. The children will then be divided into groups and will visit ‘country stands’ that have been...

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First School – Busy Things and Red Nose Day

Red Nose day 2015 is all about ‘Making a funny face’. Our school is joining in this special Fundraiser and all children are getting involved in this years Red Nose Day. Even BusyThings is supporting Red Nose Day! First School children already have access to BusyThings, so let’s put on that BusyThings Red Nose! After logging into your BusyThings account go to...

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RAK Week – Random Acts of Kindness

Sprinklings of generosity, kindness, creativity, surprise and selflessness were shaken over the children and staff of Samakee this week as we celebrated RAK week. Random acts of kindness included children baking cakes for their friends, writing thank you notes to the adults who help us at school, posting letters to family, helping out at home, giving money to the poor and...

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Year 5 Residential Blog

Year 5 have returned safely from their recent residential trip to Kanchanaburi. There were two main objectives for this trip; first to extend their knowledge of World War 2 in Thailand and second, to build their sense of independence and cooperation. It has been a delight to spend these four days with a class that were mature, polite, hardworking and...

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Movie Night 2015

The evening of Friday the sixth of February was advertised as Movie Night but to call it that seems to be rather an understatement. Before any films were shown there was a fantastic array of games being enjoyed by all generations of families. It was delightful to see the encouragement and excitement of those watching and playing. For the hungry...

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Super Stars

At assemblies on Fridays, First, Middle and Upper School Super Stars come on stage to collect their certificates from their teachers. Children receive their Super Star awards for a variety of reasons and the enthusiastic reaction from staff, friends and families is always well deserved! The Super Star awards take place on a three-week rotation, as follows: First School; Middle &...

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Handwriting Competition

This week we congratulated the winners of our Handwriting Competition. The competition took place at school at the end of January and each child in Years 1-7 was required to submit one entry in the form of a poem or extract written by Roald Dahl. Children had 30 minutes to complete their entry, then one winner and a ‘most improved...

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Residential Blog Y6&7

Year 6 and Year 7 will be visiting the Prem International School site on 23-27th February. This is where the Triadhos group run their 3 Generations community programmes for visiting schools. It looks set to be a fun filled week. Samakee students have a full itinerary of activities Monday through Friday. Activities include:

Under 9’s football

Global English School 2 St Andrews Samakee 6 Last Wednesday, nine boys from the Samakee Soccer Club travelled the short distance to play against GES in the first ever organised competitive football match for our school. The boys had been training hard for this moment in Term One and were very excited about the prospect of a real 'match'. It was...

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