Student life

Who we are

Our students hail from all over the world, representing over 30 nations and bringing with them their incredible cultures and backgrounds that contribute to our global-minded school. With families coming from as near and far as Thailand, Malaysia, UK, Japan, Indonesia, Guinea, India, USA, Syria, Sudan, and Canada, the cultural backdrop to CIS’s learning is truly international!

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athletics

Our coaches and fitness professionals at CIS combine sports training with fitness and fun. We understand the dire need for kids to be more active each day to prevent obesity, diabetes, heart disease, and numerous other diseases caused by an inactive lifestyle. We also believe that by helping children to be active through a variety of sports they will learn an increasing amount about teamwork and personal responsibility. Our CIS After-School Sports Program is available to all age ranges from Year 1 through Year 10 and aims to encourage your child to share, think critically, cooperate with members of a group, and recognize the rights and feelings of others.
We foster an encouraging atmosphere that will both introduce children to sports and games, as well as challenge experienced athletes who already have the fundamentals down. All activities are geared to motivate and build self-esteem within a welcoming environment. Our program offers a balance of consistency and variety, so children know what to expect each day but remain interested and excited. Our approach is flexible, with the instructors able to vary the daily program in response to your child’s interests. The CIS After- School Sports Program seeks to engage children in activities that are developmentally appropriate and geared toward the promotion of optimal physical development and physical fitness. They run each and every weekday and consist of many sports including but not limited to badminton, basketball and futsal.

Activities

After School Activities

Further opportunities for students to hone their linguistic, artistic, intellectual and physical skills are offered through the diverse After School Activities program from Monday to Friday after regular school hours. These activities are designed to enhance the talents and interest of students as well as provide learning support to enforce academic progress. On Saturdays, the Tahfiz Program is offered from 9:30am – 11:30am


Fun English Language

Academic enrichment includes learning support in English, Maths, Science and other subjects

English Club focuses on English conversation skills , speaking and writing

Performing Arts includes Arts and Crafts and keyboard piano

Debate / Public Speaking Club

Thai and Arabic Language

Y1-6 Homework Club

Sports Program

To complement the comprehensive Physical Education program, our Sports department offers the teacher-supported After-School Sports Program for students from Y1-11, involving weekly practices and/or matches. The program provides your child with the opportunity to engage in a positive and fun environment, while also learning and developing social, problem solving and conflict resolution skills. We offer a variety of sports training that teach new skills and allow children to have FUN between the hours of 3:30-4:30 pm.


Cuki Tots Futsal

Basketball

Futsal

Volleyball

Swimming


CIS Stallions

The CIS Stallions are our school’s representative to the International Schools Athletic Association (ISAA). Secondary students are eligible to join the after-school Crescent Stallions program, featuring different sports, (Track & Field, Futsal, Volleyball, Basketball and Swimming), each semester with weekly practices or matches and regular tournaments against other international schools throughout Thailand.


Competing schools include:

Crescent International School, Bangkok (CIS)

Singapore International School Bangkok (SISB)

Pan Asia International School (PAIS)

Ramkhamhaeng Advent International School (RAIS)

Modern International School, Bangkok (MISB)

Keerapat International School (KPIS)

Niva International School (NIVA)

Saint John Mary’s International School (SJMIS)

International Pioneers School (IPS)

Rasami British International School (RBIS)

Annual School Events

CIS has put together variety of educational, creative, civic minded and fun school activities that are conducted annually throughout the year. These are generally schoolwide events, and many of them are open to families to participate or attend. The full list of activities below can be found updated by date and time on our school calendar as well.

Week-long Themes:

● Health and Hygiene week which aim to promote good eating habits and personal hygiene
● Arts and Crafts Week where students demonstrate their artistic talents thru making projects
● Thai Culture Week emphasizing the core values which are universally accepted.
● English and Friendship Week where students perform on stage.
● Maths Challenge Week which aim to develop the interest in mathematics.
● Book Fair is conducted once in a term to develop the interest in reading.

Competitions:

● Spelling Bee for the primary where students show mastery of words they learned .
● Science Fair for the secondary showing original science – related work based on the current topic being studied.
● The Qu’ran Competition which celebrates the reading of the Qu’ran and other activities which are mostly participated by the muslim students.

Major Events

● International Day is also a major event in November. Each year different type of activity are planned to celebrate.
● Fun Fair and Charity Day have been conducted through the support of the PTA.
● Sports Day a much awaited activity which runs for two days.
● United Nations Day to raise students awareness about the role of the U.N. in global issues

Recognition & Culture:

● His Majesty The King’s Birthday by reading part of the King’s biography
● The April Break Activity symbolizes the beginning of the Thai Songkran Holiday where students play water games.
● The Community Outreach Activity aims to develop the sense of social responsibility among students. Secondary students are involved in handing out stuffs to recipients .
● Teacher Appreciation Day (Wai Kru) where a short program is prepared commemorating the gratitude for all the teachers.
● Student Recognition Program. This is to acknowledge students who excelled in both academics and behavior.

Student Council

The importance and benefits of a student council.

A Student Council is an elected body of students representing the voice of the student of its school. Student Council are integral part of a school. Student council often take charge of running and organizing events within the school throughout the year.

In terms of the structure of Student Council, students who want to be in leadership positions of any kind in their life, can learn a lot by being a student leader and joining the Student Council.
The student Council links the students and the school administration. Successfully linking the students to the school administration, is crucial in enriching education outside the classroom. These links allow students to play and active role in their own education. Student leadership provides opportunities for students to get involved and to learn skills that can be transferred to the workplace or community.
A Student Council brings enthusiasm and fun to the school while providing a voice for the students on all issues that affect them. It is vital to make Student Council fun and productive. It should be a place where all students feel comfortable to voice their opinions, but also a place where a final decision can be reached and acted upon.

Positions


1 School Captain
4 House Captains (Red, Blue, Green, Yellow)
1 School Vice-Captain
4 House Vice-Captains (Red, Blue, Green, Yellow)
2 each Year 6, 7 & 8 Representatives
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