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Shrewsbury International School Bangkok appoints new Vice-Principal
Shrewsbury International School Bangkok has announced the appointment of Mr Steven Allen as the new Vice-Principal (Head of Senior) to succeed Mr Gareth Enyon in August.
Mr Steven Allen will join the school from Ardingly College, an independent boarding and day school in Sussex, UK, where he is currently working as Academic Deputy. Prior to his appointment as Head of Physics and Science at Ardingly College, Mr Allen taught Physics at St Paul’s Girls’ School, London, where he was Examinations Officer. Mr Allen will arrive equipped with experience of the international school system, having spent four years in Hong Kong as Head of Year 10 at Sha Tin College.
Mr Allen, a chartered physicist, holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Physics from Sheffield University and a Master’s Degree in Education from King’s College, London; he will also complete his National Professional Qualification for Headship in April.
Mr Allen will be joined in Bangkok by his wife, Claudine, an Investment Director.
The current Vice-Principal, Mr Gareth Enyon, is leaving the school at the end of the academic year to take up his appointment as the Founding Headmaster of Epsom College, Malaysia.
The School Principal, Mr Stephen Holroyd, delivered the following message to parents on the announcement of the appointment:
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Shrewsbury International School offers outstanding educational opportunities for children aged 3 to 18. It is located on the banks of the Chao Phraya River in the heart of Bangkok in a spacious, purpose-built campus that provides excellent facilities and resources for all academic pursuits. Since opening in 2003, the school has built a formidable reputation for excellence in music, sport, and the performing and creative arts.
Students representing nearly 40 different nationalities are taught a curriculum based on the National Curriculum of England & Wales by fully qualified, hand-picked teachers predominantly from the UK but also from New Zealand and Canada. Each child is nurtured to become creative, innovative, enterprising and capable of leadership, equipping them for their future lives as workers and citizens.
Accredited by the Council for Internationals Schools (UK), the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (US), and ONESQA (Thailand).