The Primary Section in Chindamanee School English Program offers the best possible opportunities for young learners to explore and develop their full potential in different aspects of their academic life. With a classroom size of maximum 30 students, they are therefore provided with quality education and great learning opportunities. At the school, every student is given a chance to utilize technology in their learning process. Teachers here incorporate digital advancements which therefore allow them to systematically differentiate, assess, and individualize learning for their students. Every classroom is equipped with air-conditioning units, and is made sure that the classrooms are well-lit, maintained and sanitized, so that it keeps the students secured and comfortable while they are learning. Teachers use a projector to provide visual aids for their lessons and this also brings in a whole new level of teaching method which helps children become engaged in the lesson. With this comes a smartboard that is connected to the internet, providing unlimited educational online resources for the teachers to bring into their lessons.
Every classroom is facilitated with two teachers, foreign and Thai, working collaboratively to teach and closely supervise the students. They smooth out communication, and allow everyone to have a full understanding of the lesson before they leave the classroom. Furthermore, the class teachers provide a systematic and friendly communication with the parents, and ensures that information about the school is properly disseminated. Students’ Diaries are provided for each student to record their homework and also serves as a communication channel between teachers and parents.
Every classroom is equipped with bookshelves where students keep and organize their textbooks and notebooks.
Chindamanee Primary Section provides a child-centered, friendly, and safe environment. School staff and members of the faculty assume a responsibility to safeguard and promote the welfare of the students, and ensure that each of them receive effective support. Teachers dedicate some of their free time at school to respond to the queries of the parents and entertain them appropriately and respectfully when they are being approached by parents.
Regular Parents – Teachers Meetings are held quarterly to discuss the student’s development and behavioral issues. Chindamanee School English Program seeks other opportunities to maintain a good relationship with parents like conducting home visits and organizing parent’s breakfasts.
The Primary Section ensures a strong foundation in English through licensed and qualified Native English Speaking teachers who deliver the lesson using the English language primarily as the medium of instruction. This allows the students to acquire the English language naturally and develop the different skills in learning the language. Other major academic subjects are also being taught in English by specialized teachers who also fluently speak the language.
For students who do not have yet a complete grasp of English and those whose level of English is below standard, Chindamanee School English Program provides well-structured ESL classes, taught by engaging and empathetic teachers, to foster an effective English language acquisition.
Chindamanee School English Program provides various professional development and educational training on classroom management, pedagogical topics, use of technology and online tools, first aid, and fire drill. These training enable the teachers to continuously improve their teaching method and strategies in order to facilitate and deliver their lessons effectively.
Chindamanee School English Program utilizes an online school management system, providing an individual account for all staff, teachers, students, and parents. Through this platform, students and parents can access grades, attendance, assignments, and tuition and fees status, thus making it easier for the parents to track down their child’s academic and overall status at school.
Chindamanee School English Program conducts MAP Test (Measure of Academic Progress) twice a year in grades 2 to 6. This is an international adaptive online test which is a great tool used to track and record the progress of individual students in every subject. The results of this test allow the teachers to develop their lesson to cater to the individual needs and learning goals of the students. Aside from this, the school also provides students individual access to effective online learning platforms such as RAZ-Kids to improve their English skills, and IXL to practice basic and advanced skills in Math and improve their problem solving abilities.
Part of the support the Primary Section offers is the Homework Club which main goal is to assist students who need extra help and guidance in understanding their lessons and finishing their tasks. There are also other academic, non-academic, and sports clubs where students can explore other areas like Art Club, Music Club, English Club, Thai Club, Math Club, Football Club, O-NET Club, Dance Club, and Karate Club. These clubs, which aim to develop social, emotional, and intellectual development of the students, are scheduled as an extra period after school and can be arranged through the club coordinator. Saturday Club is dedicated to English courses which involves fun, interactive, and engaging activities to help improve English language skills of students.
Chindamanee Primary Section allows all learners to be exposed to other fields and real-world learning and therefore organizes educational field trips to museums, zoos, science fairs and exhibits once every term. Schoolwide, section wide, and class wide competitions and activities are also organized to involve every student to participate and improve self-confidence by giving them the opportunity to take part and display their abilities and talents. These activities include Sports Day, End of Year Function, Father’s Day, Mother’s Day, Academic Day, Spelling Bee Competition, Math Games, Chess Competition, most of them are held annually. Aside from participating in the local events and competitions, the school also consistently encourages, actively trains and prepares students to join national competitions and international olympiads such as the International Math Challenge and International Robotic Challenge, American Math Olympiads, SASMO, IJMO, Football tournaments, SOSOWOTO.
With the participation of students in various competitions representing the school, Chindamanee School English Program awards certificates of appreciation for students who bring success in different activities, competitions, tournaments, and Olympiads to encourage them more and also to acknowledge their excellent performance.
Chindamanee School English Program has a multi-function auditorium and well-designed laboratories where students can conduct research activities, perform experiments, and even learn new things on their own according to their interests and inclinations. High-speed internet connectivity allows them to maximize their time in gaining knowledge and find more resources that they need essentially for their learning. Chindamanee School English Program gives unlimited and guided access to computer and science labs, library, art and music rooms. These facilities are utilized by the students to improve their performance and achieve excellent results in academics. Safety rules and procedures are strictly implemented in the use of these labs.
Chindamanee Primary Section also showcases a spacious playground themed with kids park, volleyball court, basketball court, mini football court, and artificial football field for the students to play during break times and after school. A duty teacher supervises and plays with the children while they are in the school playground.
While the school ensures a safe and secure environment, the school cafeteria also guarantees to provide clean, nutritious, and delicious snacks and lunch for the students. Aside from a variety of healthy snacks and foods, stationery and school materials are also available in the school shop. Chindamanee School English Program employs a registered nurse and has an infirmary to provide quick health guidance and support to the school. Daily health checks during morning assembly is regularly carried out to ensure that the students are well, physically fit, and ready for learning.
The school health department arranges basic health checks for all the students on a regular basis every year. Summer School programs are also offered at the school to provide continuous learning for the students. Through the summer program, current students who join get the chance to meet other students from different schools, or get to experience worthwhile activities while learning some skills at school.
Chindamanee School English Program offers school service for pick up and drop off of students from home to school and from school back home. This gives an ease of worries for working parents. Not only that, children who get to ride with their friends to school enjoy each other’s company and get a chance to be mixed with other students of different age levels.
Chindamanee School English Program engages with its community with the use of different social media platforms to share the school activities and promote the school. The school updates posts and announcements on YouTube, Facebook, Line, and the school website. Through these social media channels parents can easily follow our school activities, and get informed of the future events.