St Andrews Samakee International School was founded in 200 and started as a small primary school. The school offers the British-curriculum. The student community is multicultural with students from 25 different nationalities. The school enrols students from preschool up to Year 9.
The school has been rated well in various surveys worldwide, leading to the academic institution being awarded by the EDT an outstanding grade in all areas of running the international school, thereby gaining the British Schools Overseas (BSO) and the International Schools Quality Mark (ISQM), along with the glowing praise and ringing endorsements of their academic standards of excellence from the two visiting inspectors.
Learning is hands-on, creative and varied. The school conducts various learning activities such as Move to Learn, Boot Camp sessions for students, school-wide projects to build a tree house and many other things.
The core traits that define the Samakee educational values on learning and academics in general, can be summed up by the seven “I” statements that form the underlying characteristics and attitudes of effective learning at this school. Those traits are Inquisitiveness, Individuality, International, Imaginative, Intrepid, Innovative, and Inspired.
The St Andrews Samakee International School describes itself as a unique international school with a strong sense of community where everyone knows everyone. Students have self-confidence as well as academic grounding. The goals and beliefs as laid out above, guide and ground the everyday activities and potential experiences the student population is exposed to.
The school provides a perfect platform where students can continue their education journey into high school and beyond. Its principal values include inquisitiveness, individuality, international, imaginative, inspired, innovative and intrepid. Children are kept at the centre of every activity in the school.
Samakee views itself as a one of a kind international school, where the unique learning atmosphere is emboldened by a strong sense of community, from everyone who is associated with the school. The academic base and confidence-building syllabus provide the perfect jumping-off point for the students to feel adequately prepared to move on to secondary, tertiary education, and beyond.
43 Satitaya-Yuttarkarn 5 Alley, Amphoe Mueang Nonthaburi, Chang Wat Nonthaburi 11000, Thailand