What nationalities are at your school?
We are a truly international school, with more than 53 different nationalities including; Thai, British, Japanese, American, Korean and Australian to name a few!
What languages are the lessons taught in?
Our main lessons are taught in English and we offer language classes in Thai, Spanish, Korean, Mandarin, Russian and French.
Can my child join your school if they do not speak English?
Yes, we have a very experienced team of specialist English as an Additional Language (EAL) teachers who are here to support your child’s language development.
Do you have to sit an entrance exam?
No, children attend an assessment to determine what level they are so we can recommend the appropriate year group and any English as an Additional Language (EAL) or learning support that may be needed.
Do you have learning support?
Yes, we have specialist learning support teachers including speech and language therapy.
What are your academic results like?
Students consistently score above the world and UK average in IGCSE and the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme. These programmes and results give our graduates opportunities to attend leading universities around the world.
What universities do your students go to?
Our International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IBDP) is recognised by the world’s leading universities and evidence suggests IBDP students have a significantly greater likelihood of earning a first-class honours degree and improved job prospects. Some examples of the world leading universities our graduates have gone onto are: Kings College London, University of Edinburgh, Stamford International University, Los Angeles Film School, University of British Columbia, Linkoping University, Sweden, to name just a few.
What curriculum do you teach?
In Primary we teach the International Primary Curriculum (IPC) and in Secondary we offer the International GCSE (iGCSE) and the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IBDP).
Do you have boarding?
Yes, we offer girls and boys boarding from Year 3 to Year 13 (age 8 – 18).
There are many different options for boarders; from occasional boarding, part time and full-time boarding. We also offer boarder tasting sessions if you would like to try boarding as an option for your child. There are many benefits to boarding, including immersion in English language, set study (prep) time, no commute and use of school facilities.
What is the student teacher ratio?
This depends on the year group, but classes are much smaller than traditional class sizes. On average;
Pre-Nursery up to 16 children
Nursery & Reception up to 18 children
Year 1 - Year 6 up to 22 children
Year 7 - Year 11 up to 24 students
Year 12 & 13 up to 16 students
Are all your teachers qualified?
Regents attracts some of the best teachers in the world and all of our teachers are fully qualified. As Regents is part of the Nord Anglia Education group, Regents is able to support and offer our teachers many opportunities for professional development, which helps to ensure we attract the very best.
Where are your teachers from?
Most of our teachers are British with our modern language teachers from Thailand, Spain, Korea, China and Russia.
The majority of our teachers are native English speakers, with the exception of our modern languages teachers who are Thai, Spanish, French, Chinese, Korean or Russian.
When can my child join the school?
You can enroll throughout the year, please contact our Admissions team for an appointment to discuss your options. Alternatively, you can email Admissions@regents-pattaya.co.th.
Where is the school located?
Regents is located south of Bangkok, in the province of Chonburi, about 10km outside of Pattaya. You can see our map here.
Where do most families live?
For our boarding students their families live all over the world with some who live in Bangkok but choose to send their child out of the big city with its congestion and pollution. For our day students some families live close by the school in housing estates near the Mabprachan Lake area and some families choose to have a sea view and live near the beach in nearby areas such as Jomtien or Nakula!
Do you have a bus service?
Yes, we offer a daily school bus service to and from school. There are 6 zones allocated to different bus routes. Bus zones and pricing can be confirmed once we have your address. All buses are fitted with car seats and seat belts. All students are accompanied by a bus monitor; they ride on the bus with the children and take them to and pick them up from class. All bus drivers and bus monitors are trained in First Aid. All buses are fitted with reverse parking alarms.
Do students wear school uniform?
Yes, Early Primary wear the PE kit as they are very active. Primary and Secondary students wear a school uniform which can be purchased from school, including caps, and bags.
Does the school provide lunch and snacks?
Yes school provides morning snack for Early Primary and Primary and lunches for all year groups. Lunch menus are rotated and there are always healthy, Thai and Western options. We have recently renovated canteens in Primary and Secondary which are inviting environments for our students. We also have a tuck shop and coffee shop where Secondary students can purchase sandwiches, fruit, drinks etc. We are a nut free school!
Do you have after school activities?
Yes, we offer over 200 different co-curricular activities, from sailing, athletics and Jiu Jitsu to international art club, film club, coding and robotics - there is something for everyone!
How do parents get involved?
We have a Parents Supporters Group which you are automatically a member of as soon as your child enrolls at Regents – there are many opportunities for regular events and activities to get involved with from international cooking class, parent choir and various annual fund raising events throughout the year, such as International Day and Carols by Candlelight.
Do you have music classes?
As a Nord Anglia Education school we are passionate about all three performing arts. All students in our schools around the world experience music, dance and drama as they form an important part of our curriculum from the age of four right through to middle school. We strongly believe all three subjects play a crucial role in enabling our students to develop into intelligent, confident and well-rounded global citizens.
Our collaboration with The Juilliard School, a world leader in performing arts education, gives our students first-class learning experiences, and also provides high-level professional training and personal development opportunities for our teachers.
We also offer a variety of different music CCAs as well as signing and voice lessons and various musical instruments; brass, guitar, drums to name a few, we have a brass band and various school bands.
What sports do you do?
We offer a varied sports programme from athletics, football, swimming, golf, cricket, basketball to sailing, martial arts and many more! We are part of Federation of British International Schools in Asia (FOBISIA).
What is the cost?
You can find our current fee structure here.
How do you ensure that children feel settled in their new school?
When new students enrol at Regents, we try our best to ease their transition and make them feel settled and welcome by pairing them up with their own 'buddy' in both the Primary and Secondary schools. Buddies will show new students around school, connect with them on Microsoft Teams to chat and be there to answer any questions. They will make sure new students are involved socially at breaktime and support them with integrating into new friendship groups. Read more here.