Hua Hin International School to bring outstanding educational opportunity to coastal community.
August 2015 is confirmed for the opening of Hua Hin International School (HHIS), the first fully accredited international educational institution in Thailand’s central province of Prachuap Khiri Khan. The partnership comprises former directors of and current advisers to the well-respected St. Andrews Group of International Schools in Thailand, including Graham Sullivan, long-time head of Bangkok Patana School and now managing director and project manager for (HHIS).
The UK native has more than two decades of experience in Thailand, having earlier worked as a Headteacher and Inspector of Education in his home country. Hua Hin International School’s campus will spread across 18.5 rai of tropical countryside adjacent Black Mountain Golf Club – which is just 15 minutes drive from Hua Hin town centre and even less from the Hua Hin bypass.
The thoughtfully designed site can accommodate up to 1,000 children from ages two to 18. In addition to wellequipped classrooms, the educational facilities include a library, an information/ communication technology suite and art and music rooms. Among the school’s many recreational facilities are sport fields and courts, swimming pools and purpose-built adventure play equipment. Hua Hin International School will follow the UK curriculum for students up to 16 years old. The educational programme comprises Early Years development followed by Primary, Middle and High School.
An International Baccalaureate Diploma programme likewise will be available to age 18. Construction is being undertaken in three stages, beginning with Early Years/Primary facilities and progressing through each educational stage. At full completion, the school expects to be registered as IGCSE and International Baccalaureate Examination Centres. A launch event for Hua Hin International School will be held at Intercontinental Hua Hin hotel on the evening of Monday, 1 September 2014.