In our Secondary School at KIS International School Reignwood Park we put students at the center of all we do, guiding them to become active problem solvers, empowered to thrive in the real world. Students study through the International Baccalaureate (IB) Middle Years Programme from Grade 6 to 10 before continuing with either the IB Diploma Programme or the IB Career-related Programme.
In our opening year, August 2024, we will offer classes in Secondary School up to Grade 9. We will then gradually grow adding a grade level each year with our first graduating class in 2027.
Dedicated Secondary School Facilities
Nestled within our sprawling 60-acre school campus, our Secondary School buildings are designed with a singular focus: to provide purpose-built facilities that immerse our children in enriching learning experiences that combine theoretical knowledge with practical applications in preparation for life at university and beyond. The Secondary School comprises two dedicated four-story buildings with specialized spaces for Arts and Science. Classrooms are spacious and modern, equipped with ergonomically designed student seating and learning technology with collaborative breakout spaces, exhibition areas, student lounges, presentation rooms and a dedicated Secondary Library. The Arts and Science Building features studios and workshop spaces for design technology, visual arts, photography, videography, and a black box theater for drama and performing arts.
Modern laboratories offer specialized spaces for environmental science, biology, chemistry, physics and robotics. These labs and workshops are furnished with the latest equipment and technology, ensuring that students have access to the resources they need for their scientific inquiries. Adjacent to the science building, our outdoor Learning Garden is a unique learning environment allowing students to connect with nature and develop a deeper understanding of sustainable environmental practices.
"We nurture every student's personal identity, helping them recognize their strengths, and encouraging them to embrace challenges with confidence. We are dedicated to ensuring that our students are not only motivated but also derive immense enjoyment from their learning journey. ”
Tracy France, Secondary Principal
A Broad and Balanced Curriculum
Through the IB Middle Years Programme we offer a broad and balanced suite of 8 subjects; English Language and Literature, Language Acquisition in either English, Thai, Mandarin or Spanish, Individuals and Societies, Sciences, Mathematics, Arts, Physical and Health Education, and Design. Students study through units of work within the 8 subject groups. The length of each unit may vary from 4 weeks to 10 weeks. Units of work are planned collaboratively, with the aim being to authentically link the subject material to the global contexts and to the following key concepts: Aesthetics, Change, Communication, Communities, Connections, Creativity, Culture, Development, Form, Global Interaction, Identity, Logic, Perspective, Relationships, Systems, Time, place, and space.
The IB Learner Profile
The IB Learner Profile is a set of ten attributes and qualities that run across all IB Programmes that students are encouraged to develop throughout their education. These attributes promote attitudes and characteristics that develop international-mindedness. The profile aims to develop learners who are Inquirers, Knowledgeable, Thinkers, Communicators, Principled, Open-minded, Caring, Risk-takers, Balanced, and Reflective. Through the development of these attributes, students are encouraged to recognize their common humanity and shared guardianship and to help create a better and more peaceful world.
Students At The Center of Learning
In our classrooms students are at the center of learning. Our units of work allow students to explore concepts and global contexts. They develop their understanding of complex ideas, including the ability to transfer and apply ideas and skills to new situations. We put great importance on teaching our students ‘how’ to learn. This means they will be explicitly taught skills that allow them to understand complex issues and content knowledge which is highly desirable in the workplace rather than just memorize information.
Developing Global Citizens
Our approach to learning is firmly rooted in global contexts, with a strong emphasis on interdisciplinary education, inquiry-based instruction, and the cultivation of essential 21st century skills, including communication, research, and critical thinking. This educational philosophy encourages students to delve into globally significant ideas, recognize the interconnectedness of various fields of study, and ultimately fosters greater empathy and a more profound comprehension of the world around us. Our aim is to equip them with the necessary tools and abilities to thrive in our interconnected global society.
Competitive Athletics Program
We believe that sports are more than just a game. They are a way to build character, develop skills, and achieve your dreams. That's why we have created amazing facilities to support our Athletics Programs including our indoor Wolves Sports Complex housing an Aquatic Arena, Golf Development Academy, Fitness Center with indoor running track and fully equipped Gymnastics Hall. Our programs are designed to safely allow as many children as possible to compete, whether they are experienced or at a beginner's level. We offer a variety of sports, including swimming, football (soccer), golf, volleyball, basketball, and badminton.
In addition to sports fixtures with other schools in Bangkok, we are fortunate to be an active member of the Mekong River International Schools Association (MRISA). This gives our students the opportunity to compete against some of the best teams in the region and to travel to Ho Chi Minh City, Hanoi, Phnom Penh, and Vientiane.
Weekly & Full Boarding Options
We offer weekly and full boarding options for students in our safe and secure dedicated KIS Boarding Village within our main school campus. Stylish and comfortable bedrooms with private bathrooms and ample storage ensure a home away from home with two or four beds per room and single rooms for senior students. 24 hour security and constant contact between parents and our boarding team plus an open door policy for families to visit ensure the very best environment for students.
As well as the opportunities our world class 60-acre campus can offer, boarders have their own dedicated multi-purpose dining hall, study areas, and leisure and relaxation areas within our KIS Boarding Village. The perfect environment to offer study support and a breadth of activities during the evenings and weekends so students can grow their interests, confidence and independence in readiness for success at university and beyond.