Prem Tinsulanonda International School is an EY 1 - 12 international boarding and day school for boys and girls aged 3 – 19 years of age. The school opened in August 2001 in Chiang Mai Province, Thailand and is a key part of the innovative Traidhos Three-Generation Community for Learning, designed and created by Thai architect and artist, ML Tridhosyuth Devakul. The school is located on a 100-acre campus, and has approximately 420 students coming from over 35 countries. Prem defines sustainability in the terms of the At Kisson Compass of Sustainability and is mindful of Nature, Economy, Society and Well-being in its planning and operations.
The School is authorised by the International Baccalaureate Organisation (IB) Geneva, to offer the Diploma Program (IB DP) for Grades 11 and 12, the Middle Years Program (IB MYP) for Grades 6 - 10 and the Primary Years Program (IB PYP) for Kindergarten to Grade 5. Prem is the first school in SE Asia to offer all four IB programs, as it also offers the new IBCC – International Baccalaureate Career-related Certificate. The school is accredited by the Council of International Schools (CIS), the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC) and the Thai Ministry of Education and is a member of the International Schools Association of Thailand (ISAT) and Boarding Schools Association (BSA) of the United Kingdom.
The school is situated approximately 25 km north of the city of Chiang Mai in Mae Rim district. It caters to day students from Chiang Mai and to boarders from all over the world. Its boarding program offers students academic support and cultural, outdoor, leadership and sporting opportunities. Several boarding options are available – Day Boarding, Weekly Boarding and full boarding. Boarders’ accommodation is provided in small self-contained apartments. The Traidhos community and the school campus include an extensive array of art and music studios, an auditorium and a “black box” drama studio, five science laboratories, numerous sports fields, an Olympic-sized swimming pool complex, a cooking school and a chemical-free farm and a well-equipped library. Private residential apartments and several dining venues are available. Specialised sports training for Prem students and others is available through the golf, football, cricket and tennis academies.
The thirteen professional boarding staff are committed to an environment where every student feels safe, secure, healthy, enlightened, cared for and listened-to.
Our private boarding school promotes and nurtures the development of students in becoming:
In our International boarding school residential students live and learn from each other by bringing together different cultures, religions and ethnicity. IB boarding school students at Prem have great opportunities to further their education out of the classroom with:
Study Abroad at Prem Tinsulanonda School
Prem Tinsulanonda International School offers a unique opportunity to study abroad for students. Prem offers the rigorous and internationally recognized International Baccalaureate Programme and a boarding experience in one of Thailand’s best day and boarding schools.
Prem’s Study Abroad is located within Prem Tinsulanonda International School, a leading IB world boarding and day school that aims to support and encourage students to become well-rounded individuals who are independent, confident and respectful young people.
Prem International School is currently home to over 155 boarding students and almost twenty boarding and learning mentor staff. Our community is continually growing and the diverse range of experiences, personalities, talents and cultures ensure that living in boarding at Prem is wonderful and unique. Our Study Abroad students mix with the other students and with teachers and families who are all familiar with the needs of students studying and living away from their own country for the first time.
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