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									Regent’s School – Pattaya            Selection Sheet for Round 3 Activities           First/Nick Name: _____________________ Last name: _____________________________ Form: _______
This sheet is given out to secondary students during morning registration on Thursday 7th January 2010. During the day, they are to select their top 3 preferences for both Monday and Thursday
activities using the numbers 1, 2 and 3 in the first column on both days. At least one of your selections for each day MUST be next to a STAR (*). Hand this in to your Form Tutor at a special form
meeting at 3.20 pm TODAY.

Students, who wish to be excused from activities on either or both days, will need to submit this sheet to their tutor marked with “seeking exemption” in the box next to the relevant day heading. You
are then to collect a form to be filled out by your parents on the Monday 11th January. Approval will be given by Monday 18th January based on information provided regarding your alternative
activity. Remember you need a valid out of school activity of similar time frame to act as a replacement for one or both days.
                                                                                                                                      Indicate exemption here if requested


          MONDAY                  ….. Select 3 activities in preference order >>>                    1 2 3.
                                  ……At least one of them must be a                  * activity
 RS Activity                         Advisor         Meet         Cost      Years     Explanation
                                                                                      Max
                                                                                      To improve student’s writing skills. To teach students how to write a letter, a diary, an advertisement, a pamphlet, a
      Advanced Mandarin                             Library          0       13    7
                                     Ms. Li Wen                                       notice etc.
                                                                                      Do you want to make a big difference to someone’s life while having a lot of fun yourself? Join us on our weekly visit to
      Amnesty International /                                                         Ko Pai nursery where you will help to teach English to young Thai children, play games, sing songs and improve the
      Ko Pai Visit                                                          7–        general environment through building, gardening and decorating. This year marks an exciting stage of the project with
  *                                  Mr. Walsh      C/tower     Free Bus          15
      (2 hour activity; no Thurs                                             13       a second site being purchased with all the building and planning that that entails, construction being undertaken by a
      Activity required)                                                              combination of students and locals. Still reading? Stop wasting your time – go and sign up! If you choose this, no
                                                                                      need for a Thursday activity
                                                                                      Come visit the Blind School with us and teach the kids different English songs. You will need to be a boarder or
      Blind School                                                          9–
  *                                  Ms. Partyka   Clocktower   Free Bus          25  organize parent pickup at 5:30 pm on your return to school.
      (2 hr activity; no Thurs)                                              13
                                                                                      If you choose this, no need for a Thursday activity
                                                    Outside                           Calling all keen male basketballers. We will meet on the outside courts and practice basic skills on the reduced size
      Boys Basketball                Mr. Lacoste                     0     7 - 11 20
                                                     Court                            courts. PE kit and trainers required.
                                                                            10 –      A class for male students experienced in grappling, ground fighting or submission wrestling. A good physical workout
  *   Brazilian Jiu Jitsu            Mr. Cooke     Gym Stage         0            10
                                                                             13       and a way to learn self defence and competition fighting. PE kit required.
                                                                            7–        Practice and enjoy the strategic art of chess and checkers. They are games of strategy and skill. Bring your own sets or
      Chess and Checkers Club        Mr. Urey         310            0            20
                                                                             13       play checkers on the school’s sets.
                                                                                      Each week, we will embark on a journey to visit various peoples and learn about their culture. You will watch a short
                                                                                      film, read alegend of that country and find out more information about them on the internet. Sharing of this information
      Cultural Myths and             Ms.
                                                    Library          0     7–8    14  with other members is a vital part of the process. This is an opportunity to visit six continents in order to better
      Legends                        Thomas
                                                                                      understand the cultures of the people who live there, and understand their current problems while they are trying to
                                                                                      survive.
                                                                                      Students who undertake this extra IGCSE course become aware of a range of global issues, viewed from personal,
                                     Mr.                                    10 – Ongo local, national and global perspectives. They will examine causes and effects of these issues and develop insights into
  *   Global Perspectives                             211            0
                                     Rawlings                                11   ing their own role as a member of the global community. This must be chosen on Monday and Thursday and runs for the
                                                                                      whole year.
                                     Ms.                        Bus(150B)   7–        Need to bring your own clubs, gloves and drink. Chance to try out a new sport or perfect for an old one. All abilities are
      Golf Driving Range                            C/tower                       15
                                     Conway                     Balls(30B)   13       welcome; Beginners to pros. Spend a half hour practicing your skills at a nearby driving range.
                                                                             By
                                                                                      Horse riding for students who can already ride. Only open to students who took this activity last year. Waiting list for
      Horse Riding                   Ms. Dixon      Primary        Yes     invite 10
                                                                                      new riders will need to see Ms. Dixon before being considered.
                                                                           ONLY
                                                                                      Improve your imagination; Cultivate your creativity; Triple your talents. ICT club allows you to explore the boundaries
                                                                            7–
      ICT Skills                     Mr. Byron        108            0            17  and be creative using ICT. You will be working on your own mostly but expected to be creating something useful. No
                                                                             13
                                                                                      games; bring your own headphones; enjoy.
                                                                                      Calling all Indian students. Your chance to perform as a dancer at International Day. Come and learn/practice the
  *   Indian Dance                   Mr. Banks        306            0     7 - 13 20
                                                                                      dances during Monday and Thursday activities.
      IB Economics HL / SL
                                     Mr. Masters      309           0         13      20    Revision of the key and more difficult topics.
      Revision
      IB History HL / SL                                                     12 –
                                     Mr. Tarbutt      313           0                 14    Talking about and planning IB History essays. Watching interesting documentaries and reading books.
      Revision                                                                13
      IB Geography HL / SL
                                     Mr. Spear        311           0         13      10    Revision of course content and past paper question opportunities.
      Revision
    IGCSE Art & Design                                                       Students will add to and refine their IGCSE Art and Design coursework, finalise their final piece idea and complete their
                              Mr. Graham       Art 2     0    11      15
    Revision                                                                 presentation sheets on time and to a good standard.
    IGCSE Business Studies    Mr.
                                               312       0    11      15     Course revision and past paper practice sessions.
    Revision                  Johnstone
    IGCSE Extended Maths                                     10 –
                              Mr. Rolfe        101       0            20     Students can revise sections of the course and attempt past paper questions.
    Revision                                                  11
    IGCSE Core Maths
                              Mr. Wolff        203       0    11      15     Students can revise sections of the course and attempt past paper questions.
    Revision
                              Ms. Hartle                                     Increase your physical fitness and improve your cardiovascular health. You will do this by jogging around the local area.
    Jog On                                  Clocktower   0   7 - 13   25
                              Mr. Watt                                       No experience is necessary. PE kit and trainers are essential.
                                                                             Long long ago in ancient Greece, some people began telling stories to explain the mysteries of life. The myths were
    Mythology                 Ms. Jenkins      311       0   7–8      15     about gods and goddesses, fearful monsters, brave heroes and mysterious beauties. Students will be introduced to the
                                                                             kinds of characters they will meet in life through the stories of the Greek gods.
                                                                             Come and debate with friends from home and from your old school. Choose topics you are interested in, and then using
                              Ms.                             9–
*   Online Debate                              109       0            15     video conferencing discuss them with students in other schools. Initially we will debate online with schools in Bangkok
                              Trudgett                        13
                                                                             but hopefully we can go worldwide.
                              Mr.                             7–             Weekly rehearsal preparing for performances in school and beyond! Must be able to play a musical instrument and
    Orchestra                                 Music      0            Any
                              Mongare                         13             have your own instrument.
                                                                             Become a pantomime member and perform Cinderella to the Fountain of Life kids. Come along and develop your
                                              Globe                   Cast
*   Pantomime Group           Mr. Thomas                 0   7–9             acting, costume design and make-up skills. What an opportunity to bring some joy into the lives of those kids!! We need
                                             Theatre                  only
                                                                             you to help us do it.
                                                              7–             Fantastic, exciting displays are needed for the conference in October 2010. Come and be involved, and learn more
*   RS Conference Displays    Ms. Burden      Art Rm     0            20
                                                              13             about the conference themes.
                                                                             Come and learn how to solve these crazy Japanese number puzzles. Levels of difficulty range from very easy to quite
                              Ms. Moses
    Sudoku & Kakuro                            201       0   7 - 13   25     hard. Challenge yourself to think more logically about the different ways you can go about working these things out.
                              Ms.Gormley
                                                                             The whole world can’t be wrong; come on, have a go!!!
                                                              10 –
    Senior Rugby              Mr. Burden    Side West    0            20     Contact rugby for those senior boys who think they are tough enough! Sports gear, gum shield and boots required.
                                                               13
                                                               By
    Senior Girls Basketball   Ms. Cooper       Gym       0            20     School Team training session. PE kit required.
                                                             invite
                                                              7–             Students will write and practice the dances they have to perform for the opening and Closing ceremonies for RS 2010.
    Thai Dance for RS 2010    Thai staff    Thai Dept.   0            25
                                                               12            There will be no cost for costumes.
                                                               By
    U 15 Girls Basketball     Ms. Cloke        Gym       0            20     School Team training session. PE kit required.
                                                             invite
                                                               By
    U 15 Boys Football        Mr. Pickles      Oval      0            15     Training for those selected for the U15 Boys Football team members only. PE kit required.
                                                             invite
                                                              7–             Yoga for relaxation, enjoyment, flexibility and health. This is targeted at beginner and medium levels. All you need is
*   Yoga for All              Ms. Redler    Roundhouse   0            25
                                                               13            loose, comfortable clothing or PE kit, a towel or mat and some deep breathing. Come and give us a try!!!
                                                                                                                                     Indicate exemption here if requested
 THURSDAY                  ….. Select 3 activities in preference order >>>                    1 2 3
                           ……At least one of them must be a                 * activity
RS Activity                      Advisor           Meet      Cost     Years    Max    Explanation
                                                                                      Learn to play the King’s anthem, Star Wars, Amazing Grace or Scotland the Brave to promote RS activities or Regent’s
                                                                                      School on the bagpipes. Opportunities to meet up with other pipe bands in Thailand. Student will learn the basics on the
                                                                       7–
    Bagpipe Band                 Mr. Hill         Music      2400 B             15    practice chanter before attempting tunes. Discover how to breadth on practice bagpipes. Find out how the bagpipes work
                                                                       13
                                                                                      and receive advice on bagpipe purchase. Form the Regent’s Pipe Band (we need drummers too!) . Motto: We March
                                                                                      Together!! Payment is for chanter purchase and bagpipe hire. This requires more than a single term’s commitment.
                                 Mr. Bob                                              Beginning Band is primarily for beginning wind instrumentalists, but pianists, string players and drummers are also
                                                                       7–
    Beginning Band               Mr.              Music        0                15    welcome. Students from any year may join and no previous experience is necessary. The school has some wind
                                                                       13
                                 Clarence                                             instruments which students may hire. Beginning Band meets in Secondary Music on Thursdays at 3.30pm.
                                                                                      Ever wanted to play Jenga with pieces the size of a fair sized Year 5 student? Ever wanted to build skittles so big that
    Building Outsize Toys and    Ms.                                   7–             you’d need a football to knock them over? Ever wanted to build maps so big they’re virtually life-size? Well then this is
*                                                DT room       0                15
    Games                        Gudonis                               13             the activity for you! You will construct material that will be field tested initially at Ko Pai and subsequently at other Round
                                                                                      Square projects of an educational nature.
                                                                                      Caritas Thailand supports groups of Burmese refugees based in the north of Thailand. They produce the natural
                                                                                      pendants you might have seen or even bought at school last term or recently. You can support this charity by painting
*   Caritas Thailand             Ms. Agnello       EU3         0      7 - 13    10
                                                                                      or/and decorating the pendants and helping to sell them whilst earning honours points. Check out the website to find out
                                                                                      more: www.caritasthailand.com
                                                                       7–             Practice and enjoy the strategic art of chess and checkers. They are games of strategy and skill. Bring your own sets or
    Chess and Checkers Club      Mr. Arnold        309         0                20
                                                                       13             play checkers on the school’s sets.
                                 Mr Griffiths   Side East
    Five-a-side Football                                       0      7 - 10    30    Football using 5-a-side rules. This activity is open to both boys and girls from Years 7 to 10. Football kit is required.
                                 Mr Mill        Gym South
                                                                                      Calling all Indian students. Your chance to perform as a dancer at International Day. Come and learn/practice the dances
*   Indian Dance                 Mr. Banks         306         0      7 - 13    20
                                                                                      during Monday and Thursday activities.
    IB Business Managmt
                                 Mr. Masters       309         0       13       20    Revision of the key and the more difficult topics.
    Revision HL
                                                                       11,            Revision and past paper practice for examinations as well as completion of course work. This is for both Year 13 IB
    IB / IGCSE Art               Ms. Burden        Art 2       0                20
                                                                       13             students and Year 11 Art students.
    IB Business Studies
                                 Ms. Jenkins       311         0       11       20    Course revision and practice past paper questions.
    Revision SL
                                                                      12 -
    IB Physics Revision          Mr. Jones         301         0                15    Course revision, practical activities and pitfall prevention.
                                                                       13
    IGCSE Business Studies       Mr.
                                                   312         0       11       20    Course revision and practice past paper questions.
    Revision                     Johnstone
                                 Ms.
    IGCSE ICT Revision                             109         0       13       15    Revision of topic and past paper practice.
                                 Trudgett
                                                                                    Students who undertake this extra IGCSE course become aware of a range of global issues, viewed from personal, local,
                              Ms.                                     10 –     Ongo national and global perspectives. They will examine causes and effects of these issues and develop insights into their
*   IGCSE Global Perspectives                      211         0
                              Goldsmith                                11       ing own role as a member of the global community. This must be chosen on Monday and Thursday and runs for the whole
                                                                                    year.
                                                                       7–           Ever wanted to learn to juggle scarves, balls or clubs. Well come along and join in. Learn the easy way. If you would like
    Juggling & Circus Skills     Mr. Spear      Gym Stage      0                20
                                                                       13           to try something different how about plate spinning or using the diaboto.
                                                                                    The KS3 Drama Production is an exciting opportunity for you to get involved as an actor or crew. Look out for posters
                                 Mr. Miller
    Junior Production                           Roundhouse     0      7–9       20  giving more details. Signing up for this activity will require your ongoing commitment until the performance takes place in
                                 Mr. Thomas
                                                                                    May. Selection for the various parts will be by audition and loose clothing should be worn.
                                                                       7–           Have you ever wanted to join two ropes or attach a rope to something securely? Come along and learn to do many
    Knotting                     Mr. Wolff         203         0                25
                                                                       13           different knots.
                                                                                    Open to students who have been doing LEGO league up to now. Your chance to be part of a team that will work with
                                 Ms.                                   7–
    LEGO Robot Programming                        DT Lab       0                10  LEGO in theme based challenges after training. The annual challenge involves making an autonomous robot, analyse
                                 Schaefer                              13
                                                                                    and solve a given assignment and present a clever presentation about same to a panel of judges.
*   Mary’s Meals                 Ms.               210         0      7–9       20  Mary’s Meals is an international movement to set up school feeding projects in communities where poverty and hunger
                                Anderson                                         prevent children from gaining an education. We will participate in fund raising ventures that are fun and involve our local
                                                                                 community in Pattaya. We will take part in the Sponsor a School project where we will attempt to raise £ 7000 to build a
                                                                                 new school kitchen in a deserving community.
                                                                                 Join us in interacting weekly with children at the Pattaya Orphanage / Fr. Ray Foundation. You must be a
    Pattaya Orphanage Visit
                                                            Free    9–           boarder or be able to arrange transport home after returning to school at 5:30 pm. There is no cost for the bus
*   (2 hour activity: no Monday Mr. Carolan    C/tower                      15
                                                            Bus     13           and it provides you with the perfect RS opportunity you can grasp today.
    needed)
                                                                                 If you choose this, no need for a Monday activity.
                                                                    7–           Fantastic, exciting displays are needed for the conference in October 2010. Come and be involved, and learn more about
*   RS Conference Displays      Mr. Graham      Art Rm       0              20
                                                                     13          the conference themes.
                                                                     By
    RS 2010 Student Steering
                                Mr. Crouch      Library      0     invite   16   Standing committee planning session for the 2010 Round Square conference – “We Walk Together”
    Committee
                                                                   ONLY
                                                                    7–           This is an opportunity for all students to enjoy some quality quiet reading time with a book of their choice. You will need
    Reading Club                Mr. Wilson      ESL 4        0              20
                                                                     13          to bring books in your language of choice.
                                                                                 We will start and manage a school recycling program within our school. This will help make us an environmentally
                                                                    7–
*   Recycle Club                Ms. Comte        308         0              15   friendly school. Clearly this is “a care about our collective futures” type activity and should only be selected if you want to
                                                                    13
                                                                                 have an impact on the thinking / behaviour of others!!!
                                Mr.
                                                                    7–           Come and improve your musicianship skills and rock out in the Music Department in preparation for the Battle of the
    Rock Groups                 Tomlinson     Music Suite    0              20
                                                                    13           Bands competition in February..
                                Ms. Partyka
                                Mr.
    Science Club                                 306         0     7-9      20   A series of experiments, investigations and activities not seen in lessons at KS3.
                                Burlingham
                                                                                 An exciting new school magazine is going to be produced by the students for the students. Anyone with interests fro
                                                                    7–
*   School Magazine             Ms. Norwell      108         0              25   Round Square to fashion to sports is welcome to join. CAS hours are available for KS5 students. You must have an
                                                                    13
                                                                                 interest in writing if you join us!!!!
    Senior Boys Football        Mr. Larkin       Oval        0     Team     15   Senior Boys Football school team training session. PE kit required.
    U15 Girls & Boys            Khun                                 9–
                                                 Gym         0              20   Under 15 Girl and Boys Volleyball team training. Come along and try out; you may surprise yourself.
    Volleyball                  Meena                                10
    U-13 Boys Football          Mr. Knaggs       Oval        0     Team     15   Under 13 Boys football team training for members of the team only. PE kit and boots required.
                                                                   7 – 8,
                                Mr. Bywater                                      Learn and develop skills in the game of Volleyball while improving your fitness and having fun. PE kit required and two
    Volleyball for Beginners                     Gym         0      11 –    30
                                Mr. Webb                                         arms!!!!
                                                                     12
                                                                    10 –
    Weight Training             Mr. Cooke     Weights Rm     0              10   Come do some weight training for strength, fitness and endurance.
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