School Groups

Parent Guide

Primary
Marmara Schools Wichai Wittaya English Program Primary Section was established in 2001. In Primary Section we currently have around 270 students ranging from 6-12 years old.  The teaching staff comprise of 28 teachers who are Thai and foreign.
Within the Primary Section, we strive to create a welcoming and comfortable environment, enabling students to develop and excel emotionally and academically. 

English Lessons
In our Primary Section, English teaching is a fun and active experience.  Here, children develop their listening, speaking, reading and writing skills in a relaxed and comfortable environment. Lessons include a variety of different activities; from phonics, reading and writing, to songs, roll plays and even dancing.  As well as the English language subject, students also learn maths, science, computers and many extracurricular activities in English.   Our teachers are enthusiastic and innovative and delight in encouraging and facilitating the development of the children in their care.

Thai Lessons
Thai lessons are taught on a daily basis and are infused with fun and activities.  As in the English subjects, students study many different subjects in Thai, including Thai language, maths, science, social subjects, moral development, art, music, physical education, swimming and many extracurricular clubs.  Emphasis is placed on Thai culture and values, good manners, respect for the family and respect for elders and peers.

Relationship between colleagues
Every Primary classroom has a Thai and Foreign homeroom teacher.  The majority of our teachers have been here for many years, enabling them to work closely together to provide a safe, fun and stimulating environment for our students.  Teachers are present throughout the day, working as a team to help and interact with students.  We feel that a close working relationship between teachers is essential in order to provide the ideal environment for our students.

Curriculum
Thai subjects and science and maths in English follow the Basic Education Standard for Internal Quality Assurance. The English language subject incorporates the American Core Standards Curriculum.

Extra-Curricular Activities
From 3.15 pm to 4.00 pm, students participate in a variety of extracurricular activities and clubs such as educational toy club, science, maths, origami, art, clay, football, computer, taekwondo, ect. From 4.00 pm to 5.00 pm students may attend homework clubs, where they receive extra help and guidance from their teachers.  

Field Trips
In Primary Section there are a wide variety of field trips that provide fun and interactive ways that students can learn new skills and information.

Daily Routine

  • Morning assembly is at 7.45 am usually lasts about 5-10 minutes
  • Before the first lesson starts, from about 8.00 am to 8.20 am, students have a homeroom period with their classroom teachers. Here students learn about ethics and complete their morning assignments. 
  • Lessons start at 8.20 a.m.  Students will then work for 2 lessons until break time at 9.55 a.m. where students have a 10 minute break.  Grade 1 to 3 students are provided with milk at this time
  • Students stop for lunch at 11.40 a.m. 
  • The afternoon session has three lessons starting at 12.35 p.m.  After the second afternoon lesson, which finishes at 2.10 p.m., grade 1-3 students receive a snack.  This is usually fruit, cake or biscuits. 
  • Lessons end at 3.00 p.m., when students again study homeroom topics with their Thai homeroom teachers.  
  • At 3.15 p.m. students go to clubs
  • Clubs finish at 4.00 p.m., when students are free to go home.  
  • Some students however choose to study in homework classes from 4.10 p.m. to 5.00 p.m.  Here students receive help from teachers with their homework.  Homework classes are taken by Thai homeroom teachers on Wednesdays and Fridays and by foreign teachers on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

Primary Schedule Academic Year 2015-2016

  8.00
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8.20
8.20
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9.05
  9.10
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9.55
  10.05
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10.50
10.55
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11.40
  12.35
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13.20
  13.25
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14.10
  14.25
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15.10
  15.15
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16.00
Monday Homeroom Period1 Break Period2 Milk
Break
Period3 Period4 Lunch Period5 Break Period6 Snack
Break
Period7 Break Period8
Tuesday Homeroom Period1 Period2 Period3 Period4 Period5 Period6 Period7 Period8
Wednesday Homeroom Period1 Period2 Period3 Period4 Period5 Period6 Period7 Period8
Thursday Homeroom Period1 Period2 Period3 Period4 Period5 Period6 Period7 Period8
Friday Homeroom Period1 Period2 Period3 Period4 Period5 Period6 Period7 Period8

 

โครงสร้างเวลาเรียน / Primary Curriculum Structure
กลุ่มสาระการเรียนรู้/กิจกรรม / Subject/Activity เวลาเรียน / Time
ระดับประถมศึกษา / Primary Section
P.1 P.2 P.3 P.4 P.5 P.6
รายวิชาพื้นฐาน / Main Subjects            
ภาษาไทย Thai 240 240 240 200 200 200
คณิตศาสตร์ Mathematics 120 120 120 160 160 160
วิทยาศาสตร์ Science 120 120 120 120 120 120
สังคมศึกษา ศาสนา และวัฒนธรรม Social 40 40 40 40 40 40
ประวัติศาสตร์ History 40 40 40 40 40 40
สุขศึกษาและพละศึกษา Health and Physical Education 40 40 40 40 40 40
ศิลปะ Art 80 80 80 80 80 80
การงานอาชีพและเทคโนโลยี Career and Technology 80 80 80 80 80 80
ภาษาต่างประเทศ English 400 400 400 360 360 360
รวมเวลาเรียนพื้นฐาน Total 1,160 1,160 1,160 1,120 1,120 1,120
กิจกรรมพัฒนาผู้เรียน / Student Development            
แนะแนว/โฮมรูม Guidance / Homeroom 40 40 40 40 40 40
ลูกเสือ-เนตรนารี Scout 40 40 40 40 40 40
ภาษาจีน Chinese - - - 40 40 40
กิจกรรมเพื่อสังคมและสาธารณประโยชน์ Social Service 10 10 10 10 10 10
รวม Total 90 90 90 130 130 130
รายวิชาเพิ่มเติม / Addition Subject            
คณิตศาสตร์เสริม Supp. Mathematics 80 80 80 80 80 80
วิทยาศาสตร์เสริม Supp. Science 80 80 80 80 80 80
หน้าที่พลเมือง Civic 40 40 40 40 40 40
รวมเวลาเรียนรายวิชาเพิ่มเติม Total 200 200 200 200 200 200
กิจกรรมเสริมหลักสูตร / Extra Curriculars            
นิทานพาเพลิน Story Time 40 40 - - - -
อ่านหนังสือคือชีวิต Reading Time 40 40 - - - -
ชมรม Club / Training 80 80 80 80 80 80
โฮมรูม Homeroom 40 40 40 40 40 40
ภาษาจีน Chinese - - 80 80 - -
ภาษตุรกี Turkish - - - - 80 80
รวมเวลาเรียนกิจกกรมเสริมหลักสูตร Total 200 200 200 200 200 200
รวมเวลาเรียนทั้งหมด Grand Total 1,650 1,650 1,650 1,650 1,650 1,650
***หมายเหตุ: กิจกรรมเพื่อสังคมและสาธารณประโยชน์ มีการบูรณาการเข้ากับวิชาลูกเสือ-เนตรนารี

 

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