Phuket isn't all beaches, resorts, and tropical wonders. This side of the island is great, sure, but it's not the entirety of it. And for those who want to go here, especially those who want to move here, you'd do well to understand this. Phuket is also a busy city with everything a family needs, not the least of which are fine international schools for foreign students. If you're moving here with your kids, rest assured they can continue their studies with no problem at all. Who knows? They might even excel in any of these respectable institutions too!
International School of Phuket
Although the International School of Phuket was only founded in 2008, it eventually became one of the most prominent schools in all of Phuket. Some might even say that it can easily trump a handful of schools in Bangkok too. Now, just how did a 13-year-old school gain such prominence in a little over a decade? It's all thanks to the fact that the International School of Phuket is an established Cambridge International School. Thanks to its ties to the top university in the UK and in the world, this educational institution has caught the attention of many parents, both in Phuket and the rest of Thailand.
HeadStart International School
Located at the heart of Phuket, making it easy to get to via public transport, HeadStart International School serves as one of the most well-respected educational institutions on the island. This co-educational British International School follows an English National Curriculum, allowing for high-standard education that's almost at par with those in the UK. And since the school caters to students from the tender age of 2 to 18, you can expect that any child will grow and develop properly within its walls. Who knows? Studying here might just be their meal ticket to reaching greater heights!
QSI International School of Phuket
While British education is all well and good, there's also American education to look forward to in Phuket. Established in 2000, QSI International School of Phuket is one of the most prestigious of its kind. This non-profit educational institution follows the American curriculum, offering education that can someday allow them to get into the USA's world-famous Ivy League universities. But more than that, they're also known for their project-based system, allowing students to work hard on certain tasks, assignments, and projects to prove their worth and potential. No matter their circumstances, QSI International School of Phuket is here to prove that hard work and effort can help anyone achieve anything.
Kajonkiet International School Phuket
Out of all the international schools on this list, Kajonkiet International School Phuket, also known as 'KISP Academy,' probably has the best campus. Covering 15 Rai (approximately 24,000 square meters) overall, the school offers a massive, comfortable, and open space for young ones to learn, study, have fun and grow into well-developed individuals. Don't expect anything less from their high-class facilities, well-equipped classrooms, spectacular sports fields and courts, and more. With so much to offer, Kajonkiet International School Phuket allows its students to get to know their interests, pursue them, and realize their true potential.
Montessori House Phuket International School
Located in the urban area of Chalong, one of the popular districts in Phuket, Montessori House Phuket International School stands as the gateway for a child to get the global education that he/she deserves. Amidst the luscious greenery and the beautiful beaches in the area, the students get to enjoy a relatively serene atmosphere as they take on an English curriculum that's equal to many of the other schools on this list. Furthermore, the Montessori House Phuket International School operates on a child-centered system, focusing on the students, first and foremost, and helping them grow, learn, and discover new things along the way.
Oak Meadow International School
'Cultivating excellence, ingenuity, and creativty
.' This is what the official website of Oak Meadow International School says on their homepage. You can already tell from this line alone what kind of school this place is and the type of students they'd gladly embrace. Although the Oak Meadow International School still puts a heavy emphasis on academics, the school is more known for its focus on arts, athletics, and other endeavors. They recognize that nurturing their student's potential in various fields is just as important as ensuring that get good grades. With the arts and athletics on equal footing with academics, the school is able to produce many well-rounded graduates every year.
Buds International School Phuket
Finally, there's Buds International School Phuket. Although it's also accurate to refer to this educational institution as a childcare facility. After all, the school only caters to ages 1 to 12. Though they only have up to primary school, they still ensure that the education the kids receive throughout their younger years will still be top-notch. But for the most part, many in Phuket recognize this place as the go-to center for toddlers and infants. Buds International School Phuket has certainly proven itself as a prominent childcare facility, fully equipped with materials, curriculum, and more to keep the little ones focused, entertained, and eager to learn more.
Phuket may seem like the ultimate destination but for families living in the city, it's the place where their little ones can grow, develop, learn, and study hard. The international schools here are not to be overlooked!
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