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High School Sport: Building on momentum

Catch up on all of the sports action from the previous week. We also take a look at some important events ahead.

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November

November is a busy month for us with several major events taking place:

  • BISAC season 1 Basketball and Tennis tournaments
  • U15 FOBISIA Games
  • Phuket 7s Soccer
  • TISAC Basketball tournaments
  • Marlins Swim Champs

We also have a huge variety of sporting fixtures covering football, rugby, basketball, swimming and tennis.

Community Sports Day

Thank you to everyone who has signed up for our next Community Sports Day on Saturday 10th November. We’re looking forward to another fun afternoon of social sport, supported by our amazing PTG.

Please check your inbox for an email from Miss Aanchal about registering if you haven’t already signed up.

We could do with another football team and a few more volleyball players, but badminton is full.

The tennis courts will be open for informal use. If you want to come and play, please feel free to join. We’ve already had some enquiries about playing and we’ll make sure that there are balls for you to play with.

BISAC Season 2

We’ll next be heading for BISAC Season 2: U13/U15 Football, Varsity & JV Basketball, Varsity Rugby & Tennis. Some of our Blaze teams will be entered in the TISAC Basketball tournaments.

Changes in PE

We’ve made an exciting change to the way that we group the students in PE. This will allow them all to enjoy mixed ability and gender groups, as well as a broad range of activities throughout the year.

The students will be in one of 6 groups, selected alphabetically. This has mixed them up and gives them a chance to socialise with students who may not be in their tutor group. They will remain in these groups for the remainder of the year, with one teacher responsible for them.

They will then enjoy a range of activities including different invasion games (basketball, football, rugby for example); net games (e.g. badminton, volleyball); striking games (e.g. softball) and fitness activities.

The focus in PE will remain on students not only developing sport & activity specific skills, but also on a whole range of skills that will enable them to be lifelong learners. At the heart of all this is a hope that our students also develop a love of being active and healthy!

Swimmers - Save the date:

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Upcoming Trips

We have several trips coming up soon as follows:

November

  • U15 FOBISIA Games

  • Phuket Soccer 7s

February

  • Senior Games, Pattaya

March

  • U13 FOBISIA Games

  • Phuket 3on3

  • FOBISIA Tennis, New Delhi

  • FOBISIA Golf

March, in particular, is a busy time and there may be some tough decisions to be made about which trips to go on.

Keep in touch

We regularly use our St Andrews International School Bangkok social media accounts on Facebook & Instagram to post updates about our activities in PE & Sport. Please stay up-to-date by joining them today, especially our STA Flames & Marlins Facebook closed group for parents and students who are part of our Sports Programme.

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