As Brighton College Bangkok starts to enter its fourth year in the capital, we spoke to the incoming Head Master Mr Mike Walton about his return to Thailand and the things that excite him most about joining the school.
Tell us a little about your history as a Head Master in Thailand and the UK?
My first experience of working in Thailand was in
What attracted you to Brighton College Bangkok?
I was already aware of the excellent reputation of Brighton College in
What do you hope to achieve here?
Naturally, I want the best for the pupils in my care. In terms of teaching, I expect to see the passion and innovation
Why is this school so special?
From the first moment that I walked in the door, I’ve received a very warm welcome from both the staff and pupils, and I can already feel that this is a school that is both supportive and challenging for pupils. There are high expectations of the teaching staff, and an ambitious spirit to broaden the horizons of the children. I have already seen many innovative ideas used to develop teaching and learning, with a high value placed on the traditional concepts of courtesy and kindness.
Tell us about your exciting new Sixth Form?
Our new Sixth Form starts this year at Brighton College Bangkok, with a choice of 21 different