Bangkok, 16 September 2019 –  Students from Denla British School (DBS), a leading international school that implements the UK curriculum from the best practice of independent schools in the UK, won prizes at the World Scholar’s Cup 2019 (WSC 2019). This is a world-class academic competition where students from around the world compete for academic excellence in debating, essay writing, and discussions, demonstrating their ideas and knowledge. This year, the event was held between 6-11 September 2019 in Manila, the Philippines, under the competition theme “A World on the Margins.” Students used their knowledge and skills in 6 key subjects related to this year’s theme: Science – Enabling Technologies; Literature – Voices from the Margins; Art and Music – Louder Than Words; History –  Neglected Histories; Social Studies – On the Edge of Society; and Special Area – Unsolved Mysteries. Students from DBS performed brilliantly, and were able to win 24 medals from the competition, consisting of 10 gold and 14 silver medals, from about 1,500 competitors from 30 countries.


Mr Mark McVeigh, Principal of Denla British School (DBS), an expert from leading schools in the UK and SE Asia region, said that DBS is extremely proud of our students. The success of the students in this world class academic competition has clearly shown that the DBS Enhanced British Curriculum, based on UK independent schools, is highly effective in bringing out the full potential of students and can lead to the development of both academic and co-curricular skills. DBS is built on a vision of ‘Nurturing Global Leaders’ that strives to create academic excellence and happy students, fully prepared for their lives ahead. To promote success, DBS operates under the 4 pillars of The Unique DBS Vision: an Enhanced British Curriculum, Academic Excellence for All, Entrepreneurship and Creative Thinking, and Community and Global Perspectives. DBS teachers have with these principles in mind, and students have made significant improvement in all areas. DBS students have won various academic awards, as well as prizes from other activities and sports (non-academic awards) both individually and as part of a team. These achievements have made DBS highly regarded as a leading international school which nurtures global leaders and entrepreneurs.


Denla British School (DBS) is located on 24 acres (60 rai) of land on Ratchaphruek Road, Bangkok. Classes are available from Pre-EY to Year 9 (Pre-kindergarten to Matthayom 2), based on the UK independent school curriculum, which is considered the best in the world. It is taught by highly experienced teachers who are all native English speakers (except in Thai and Mandarin), and is supported by excellent facilities. Teachers are able to bring out the full potential of each individual student, which includes development of academic, musical, sporting and leadership aspects. Academic excellence is promoted and students are encouraged to be high achievers and well-rounded individuals, achieving the vision, “Nurturing Global Leaders”.