Mission Statement

DBS is dedicated to the development of an inspiring and nurturing environment in which students fulfil their unique potential as global leaders. 

Motto: ‘Semper ad Maiora’ (Always to Greater Things)

The DBS motto ‘Always to Greater Things’ reflects the DBS commitment to continuous improvement, practised by the whole community; students, staff and parents.

Vision

Our vision is for DBS to be acknowledged as a leading provider of exceptional all-round education in a positive, compassionate community. We aim to nurture global leaders through the 4 DBS Pillars:

  1. An Enhanced British Curriculum
  2. Academic Excellence for All
  3. Entrepreneurship and Creative Thinking
  4. Community and Global Perspectives

Aims

An Enhanced British Curriculum

  • Students benefit from a progressive and rigorous academic curriculum with a fulfilling and diverse co-curriculum, taught by particularly well-qualified teachers, to encourage lifelong learning.
  • Students are given the opportunity to develop as able, well-rounded individuals with excellent communication skills, discovering interests and talents beyond the classroom.
  • DBS provides superb facilities to give students a wide variety of opportunities.

Academic Excellence for All

  • DBS promotes outstanding teaching and learning through a personalised approach that encourages students to reach their highest levels of achievement.
  • Individual students are encouraged to be fully engaged in their learning, work hard and excel.
  • Enquiry, curiosity and active collaborative participation are promoted.
  • Students are well-prepared for entrance into world class universities and fulfilling future careers.

Entrepreneurship and Creative Thinking

  • Students are encouraged to be critical thinkers, problem-solvers, strong leaders, and excellent team players.
  • Entrepreneurship, innovation and creativity are promoted.
  • Students are encouraged to take risks, and show resilience to achieve appropriately challenging goals.
  • Classrooms and communal spaces have stimulating display areas that reflect the high standards of the learning taking place in School.

Community and Global Perspectives

  • DBS is committed to preserving ‘Thainess’ by placing importance on Thai language, culture, and arts.
  • Students learn the importance of international values such as respect, thoughtfulness, empathy, kindness, generosity, integrity, and mindfulness.
  • The focus on global citizenship creates an environment that encourages all students to be moral, understanding and tolerant of others.
  • Students’ well-being is assured through fostering a happy, safe and purposeful environment, providing each child with the skills and opportunities to develop confidence, self-motivation, independence and a positive self-image.
  • DBS encourages the home-school partnership, and parents are fully engaged in the learning process.

International Recognition

DBS is delighted to have international recognition: it has been granted membership of the Council of International Schools (CIS) after a glowing CIS evaluation. This is a premier international school association – 1,370 schools and universities across 116 countries – with a firm commitment to the best international practices of education.

These are some of the areas of particular strength highlighted by the CIS:

  • Positive school culture, warmth of welcome and openness of spirit
  • Full commitment to continuing school improvement
  • Knowledge of the Senior Management Team and Heads of Department, with a proven track record
  • Teacher commitment
  • High standard of teaching
  • Students engaged and enthusiastic about their learning
  • Commendable students’ confidence in articulating their learning
  • Curriculum adapted to meet the individual needs of the student
  • Major focus on the well-being of students and staff
  • Child protection and safeguarding
  • Shared responsibility and partnership with parents
  • Maintenance and ongoing development of a high-quality learning environment

What Sets DBS Apart from Other Schools in Our Area?

  • CIS membership
  • Apart from Thai and Mandarin, ALL teachers’ first language is English
  • World renowned British Curriculum
  • Each student’s progress is the result of individualised guidance
  • Outstanding pastoral care and well-being of the students
  • Superb co-curricular provision and facilities
  • Students are confident, articulate, enthusiastic and justifiably proud of DBS
  • Complete commitment of the owners to build on DBS success: DBS is NOT a franchise