Admissions

Admissions

Thank you for your interest in applying to PISA.  Please find below important information relating to admissions and the application process.

Important Dates

  Date
Term 1 21st August 2017 – 20th December 2017
Start Quarter 1 21st August 2017
End Quarter 1 9th October 2017
Break 9th – 23rd October 2017
Start Quarter 2 24th October 2017
End Quarter 2 20th December 2017
Term 2 9th January 2018 – 27th June 2018
Start Quarter 3 9th January 2018
Break 16th – 20th February 2018
End Quarter 3 5th April 2018
Songkran Break 6th – 22nd April 2018
Start Quarter 4 23rd April 2018
Break 28th – 29th May 2018
End of Quarter 4 27th June 2018

Admissions Process

The 6 steps of our admission process are outlined below, if you have any questions about any part of this process, please contact our admin team on 0-2376-2168 or by email: pensmithailand@yahoo.com

Step 1: Application

Parents are required to complete and submit the following documents:

Application form

2 Child’s Photographs (passport size)

A photocopy of Child’s Passport/ Visa

A photocopy of Child’s Birth Certificate

A photocopy of previous school reports

Child’s medical report

Parent’s photographs (passport size)

A photocopy of parent’s I.D./ Passport/ Visa

Payment for the admissions testing fee, where appropriate.

Step 2: Review of Documents
The Admissions Team will review the documents and inform parents of the date to bring their child(ren) for their Discovery Day(s) / Testing Day.
Step 3: Discovery Day(s) / Testing Day

Parents and students should come to meet the Admin Team when they arrive

at school.

Discovery Day Testing
In Kindergarten to year 2 applicants will typically have two Discovery Days. Years 3 – 6, one Discovery Day. Individual circumstances may result in up to three Discovery Days.

 

Class teacher will make an assessment in English and Maths, along with observations of their interaction with other students, and their ability to access the curriculum.

For Years 7 and above tests will be given in English and Maths.

 

Step 4 : Interview
After successfully completing the discovery day and or testing requirements, parents and students are required to meet with the Head of School. You will be informed during this meeting of the school’s decision.
Step 5: Acceptance Decision
Upon successful completion of the meeting with the Head of School you will receive an acceptance letter and referred to register their child at the school.

If the class is already at capacity, students who have successfully passed the Admissions Test and the Interview may be placed on a waiting list. If this applies you are recommended to only withdraw from your current school once your place has been confirmed. Please note the waiting list does not guarantee placement at PISA.

Step 6: Registration
a. Parents are given an invoice to pay all required fees.   All fees must be paid before your child can commence learning.

b. Parents meet the Admissions Team to complete all arrangements to start school.

Tuition and Fees

Application fee

This is a one-time, non-refundable fee, payable at the point of application.

  • 5,000 THB – Entry into year groups (year 1 – 13)

Tuition fees

There are two terms in our school year. Tuition fees are paid for each of our terms. Tuition fees are paid to cover the costs of running the school. Tuition fee invoices for the next term are sent to parents approximately four weeks from the end of the current term with a deadline for payment before the start of the next term.

Full details of our school fees may be found in the document below.

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