From 4 - 6 May 2019 Thailand will celebrate the auspicious occasion of the Royal Coronation of His Majesty King Maha Vajiralongkorn Bodindradebayavarangkun who has ascended to the throne as King Rama X of the Royal House of the Chakri Dynasty, succeeding the late King Rama IX who passed away in 2016. The Royal Coronation Ceremony is an ancient tradition formally performed for the enthronement of Kings of the Thai nation.
His Majesty King Maha Vajiralongkorn Bodindradebayavarangkun (Rama X) is the only son of His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej (Rama IX) and Her Majesty Queen Sirikit. He was born at Ambara Villa, Dusit Palace, in Bangkok on 28 July 1952, and was invested as Crown Prince and Heir to the Throne by King Rama IX on 28 December 1972.
As a tribute to the coronation ceremony, on Friday 3 May there will be an assembly to commemorate the Royal Coronation of HM the King at 8.00 - 8.30 a.m. for Years 2-6, at the Primary School and at 2:00 p.m. at the High School in the Sports Hall for all High School students. This will be an important event for our school community to pay tribute to H.M. King Maha Vajiralongkorn and the Thai Department would much appreciate and would like to encourage all students to dress properly in a respectful yellow shirt, a proper pair of trousers or a skirt and shoes. Please be advised that yellow shirts with any strange messages or unsuitable designed patterns, denims or sandals would not be allowed to be worn for the celebration.
We appreciate your support in following the guidelines for this special occasion.
Term 3 begins
I hope everyone had a relaxing Songkran holiday and feel prepared to take on the challenges of our third and final term this academic year. There was a great atmosphere around school on Monday with the ECA programme starting already this week.
Like the first two terms, this one is set to be a very busy one and there is much to fit in and celebrate as we come to the end of this school year. This third term is a short one and so makes it doubly difficult to get everything completed before our long vacation and everyone moving up to their next academic year.
It was great to finish term 2 with our Songkran celebrations with some great activities taking part on the last Friday of the term. A special thank you to our Thai staff and Music and Dance teachers who put on two tremendous assemblies, one at each campus, which were enjoyed by all who took part. The traditional water fight on the school fields was a huge amount of fun and was enjoyed by all ages.