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Wat Suthiwararam School

Wat Suthiwararam School (Thai: โรงเรียนวัดสุทธิวราราม; RTGSRongrian Wat Suthi Wararam, IPA: [rōːŋrīːən wát su.tʰi.wáʔraːraːm]) or, in brief, ST (Thai: ส.ธ.) is a state all-boys school in Sathon, Bangkok, Thailand, for Matthayom 1 through 6. It was named by King Vajiravudh and established on July 3, 1911. The School's area holds 5 rai, 2 ngan, 320 square metres (approx. 2.25 acres).[1]

Wat Suthiwararam School
โรงเรียนวัดสุทธิวราราม
Wat Suthiwararam School Crest.png
Location

Coordinates13°42′44.63″N 100°30′43.89″E / 13.7123972°N 100.5121917°E / 13.7123972; 100.5121917Coordinates: 13°42′44.63″N 100°30′43.89″E / 13.7123972°N 100.5121917°E / 13.7123972; 100.5121917
Information
TypePublic secondary school
MottoPali: วิชฺชา วรํ ธนํ โหติ (Thai Script)
Pali: Vijjā Varaṃ Dhanaṃ Hoti (Roman Script)
(Knowledge is the superb asset.)
EstablishedJuly 3, 1911 (1911-07-03)
Locale252 Charoen Krung Road, Yannawa, Sathon District, Bangkok, 10120, Thailand
School boardThe Secondary Educational Service Area Office 2
School districtThe Secondary Educational Service Area 2
AuthorityOffice of the Basic Education Commission
OversightMinistry of Education
DirectorSunanthawit Phloi-khao
Faculty192
Grades7–12 (Mathayom 1–6)
GenderBoys' School
Age range12–19
Enrollment3,520 (2011 academic year)
LanguageThai, English, Chinese and French
Classrooms72
Campus sizeapprox. 2.25 acres
Campus typeurban
School colour(s)              
Pink, White and Green
MascotLotus and Diamond
Nicknameสิงห์สะพานปลา (Lion of Fish Market)
AlumniProf. Prakob Hutasingh , Former Deputy President of the Privy Council of Thailand
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HistoryEdit

Wat Suthiwararam School was established in 1911 and became the first school founded by the commoner and contributed to the public service in the reign of King Vajiravudh, the school was initially named Wat Suthiwararam especial high school.

In 1917, Wat Suthiwararam School the system was changed from the old school move to the Western. This school was for girls and name is Satri Si Suriyothai School. In 1989, the school created a Buddha statue name Luang Por Suthi Mongkolchai (Thai: หลวงพ่อสุทธิมงคลชัย)

In the present day, Wat Suthiwararam School was only for boys and secondary education about Mattayom 1 through 6. The school grounds are about 3 acres. It has 6 buildings and 72 rooms. The colors of the school are pink, white and green. A Lotus and diamonds are the symbol of the school.

Garuda royal scepterEdit

In 1964 King Bhumibol Adulyadej have the royal remarks with Wat Suthiwararam 's marching band so good.

HonoursEdit

The school has received several awards, for example, Wat Suthiwararam 's marching band was the winner of 1999 World Championship for Marching Show Bands in Sydney, Australia and received the Champion highest score in Drum corps band category, Open, First division. Several Students participated and awarded in International Science Olympiads as follows

Notable alumniEdit

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Basic Information of Wat Suthiwararam School Education Management Information System -- Office of the Basic Education Commission

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