Singapore International School of Bangkok expanding to the North
Kelvin Koh, Chief Executive Officer, SISB Group and Chiang Mai Deputy
Governor Putipong Sirimatya are joined by SISB staff at the ceremony to lay
the foundation stone for the new campus.
The foundation stone for the new Singapore International School of Bangkok
(SISB) was laid on Monday, June 20 where the event was presided over by
Deputy Governor Putipong Sirimatya.
Deputy Governor Putipong Sirimatya lights the candle for the ceremony to lay
the first foundation stone.
SISB Chiang Mai is the first
Singapore International School to be launched in Northern Thailand. The new
campus spans 5-rai with a capacity for up to 750 students ages 2 to 12 years
old (Nursery-Kindergarten to Primary Level). SISB Chiang Mai will offer the
unique Singapore-UK curriculum in English, Chinese and Thai and the
facilities will include a 25-metre swimming pool, indoor multi-purpose hall,
canteen, library, music room, science lab, arts & crafts room, computer lab
and hard court, with full completion expected by Academic Year 2016 - 2017.
“SISB Chiang Mai is our first
development beyond the Bangkok Metropolitan Area and we are excited about
the launch of this new campus, which marks a new phase for our school’s
growth. This opportunity will enable us to serve the community in Northern
Thailand with the unique Singapore curriculum, which integrates English,
Chinese and Thai languages as the foundation for teaching and learning,”
says Mr. Kelvin Koh, Chief Executive Officer, SISB Group & Chairman of the
School Governing Board (Pracha Uthit).
Deputy Governor Putipong Sirimatya, Kelvin Koh of SISB and staffers at the
SISB Chiang Mai is part of the
ongoing large-scale expansion project of the Group which is also developing
an all-new 9.5-rai Secondary Complex at the Pracha Uthit campus, which will
cater for up to 800 more students. The new project enriches sports and
performing arts education of the school with state-of-the-art Sports Complex
with extensive facilities including a 25-metre swimming pool, a 450-seat
Auditorium and Boarding Houses which can accommodate up to 400 students,
with full completion expected by Academic Year 2016-2017.
Deputy Governor Putipong Sirimatya signs the foundation stone for the new