“When I ask our sixth graders what is the best thing about our school, they invariably say ‘Teaching’. It’s no wonder their exam scores have been so impressive and they’re inspired to grow in so many ways beyond the classroom. Mike Walton, Head Master

Frequently Asked Questions
Why should I study A Levels rather than the IB Diploma?

In short, A levels offer a much higher degree of flexibility and tailor a program that plays to the strengths of the student. The A Level system offers students who are best prepared for a wide variety of single-specialization college courses, and the admissions departments of top universities around the world understand the A Level system very well. The A Level system offers everything you will find at the IB, but no subject is “forced” on the student.

Why should I study at Brighton College Bangkok?

The Brighton College family of schools is renowned for its academic excellence. In 2021, our students achieved 97% A*-A grades, the best A-level results in Thailand. Our sister school in the UK also topped the A Level results charts – with 205 students achieving 95% A*-A grades.

Our specially designed Sixth Form Center is a unique space to learn, study and relax. Our home-based pastoral care system is second to none – meaning students can succeed academically and leave Brighton College as a well-rounded, resilient individual ready to take on the world.

Are there entry criteria for sixth form?

Yes. Admission requirements will be based on each student’s educational background and the subjects chosen. Students will need good IGCSE (or equivalent) passes in English and Maths. Ideally, the subjects they want to take in Year 12 should be A level or above.

How many subjects will I study in sixth grade?

Year 12 students will generally study four subjects at AS level and year 13 students will generally study three subjects at A level.

What subjects will I be able to study?

The following A Level subjects (listed here in alphabetical order) are available for students joining Year Six.

art design

Art & Design: Photography

Biology

Business

Chemistry

Computing

Design technology

Drama and theater studies

Economy

English literature

French

Geography

Story

Mandarin

Mathematics

Advanced Mathematics

Music

Physical education

Physics

Psychology

Spanish

Do sixth graders receive career advice and guidance on college courses and the application process?

Yes. Staff at Brighton College Bangkok have extensive experience preparing students for higher education, assisting with the application process for universities around the world, and preparing students for interviews. Our PSHE program includes career counseling, external speakers, and preparation for life after school. A dedicated college guidance teacher is available to support students and parents through the application process.

What else can I do in sixth form at Brighton College Bangkok?

There are plenty of opportunities for students to gain insight outside of academic classes. Sixth form students are given leadership positions throughout the College, and leadership and service opportunities are available. Stimulating college clubs, extracurricular opportunities and the Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award can all be used to hone current talent and develop new ones.

“What makes Sixth Class at Brighton College so unique is the individual attention we receive during lessons. Teachers really know us not only as students, but also as people.

-Current student

Brighton College Bangkok is run in close partnership with the English School of the Decade. We offer world-class facilities at our campus in Bang Kapi and have exceptional specialist teachers for boys and girls aged 2-18.

A testament to our commitment to academic excellence, last year our first graduates achieved 97% A*-A grades at A-Level – the highest A-Level results in Thailand – and went on to study at some of the best universities around the world.

On Saturday February 26, we are hosting an A-level scholarship day for students aged 15 and 16. They are invited to find out more about entering our sixth form, with the possibility of winning a scholarship to study A-levels at Brighton.

To register for Scholarship Day, please click on this link:

https://forms.gle/XzgiHF3DFbJT7rmw9

If you would like to know more about the school, please contact;

Email: [email protected]

@brightoncollegebkk line

Brighton College International School Bangkok, Soi Pracharuamjai, Bang Kapi, Bangkok 10240

Tel: +66 (2) 136 7898

Mobile: +66 (0) 89 009 1111

www.brightoncollege.ac.th

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