Thailand, Phuket

HeadStart International School

HeadStart International School

Founded in 2005, HeadStart International school has rapidly developed into one of the leading International Schools in Phuket. We offer the English National Curriculum for students from 2 to 18 years of age and currently have over 900 students enrolled representing over 50 different nationalities.

It is our ongoing mission to support a dedicated team of professional educators who work together to provide a quality teaching and learning environment for Phuket’s international and culturally diverse community. Our dynamic teaching staff is the driving force behind our engaging learning programmes and outstanding academic results. Passion and excellence are at the heart of everything we do.


Foundation (for pupils ages 2-6 years old)

  • Five classrooms each with en suite toilets and showers. Classrooms are linked for child-initiated, free-flow activities.
  • Outdoor learning areas accessible from each classroom.
  • Separate, Foundation sized outdoor playground with a mini bicycle track, play frame and messy play area.
  • Indoor play centre containing a jungle gym, mini library, building and construction centre, role-play corner as well as a sensory learning area.
  • Separate, size-appropriate air conditioned lunch room.

Primary and Secondary (for pupils ages 7-18 years old)

  • 62 modern and fully equipped classrooms in total which include 4 Science labs, one for each of the sciences; Chemistry, Physics and Biology, and a dedicated Sixth Form lab.
  • Year 12 and 13 Study Room and separate Lounge facilities
  • 14 dedicated Language classrooms
  • 3 large Art Studios
  • 3 Music classrooms with 3 additional practice rooms
  • 4 large ICT suites (3 in Secondary and 1 in Primary) plus 2 additional ICT suites to support the EAL programme.
  • State of the art Design and Technology suite equipped with laser cutters, 3D printers and extensive resistant materials equipment.
  • Primary Playground


  • 2 floodlit, all-weather Football Pitches (one is covered)
  • 200 Metre Running Track
  • 100 Meter Sprint Track
  • 25 Metre Swimming Pool
  • Covered Children’s Pool
  • Outdoor Tennis Court
  • Multipurpose sports hall which includes Basketball, Volleyball, Badminton courts and Gymnastics facilities
  • Locker rooms and showers
  • Fully fitted Fitness Gym
  • Multi-purpose Fitness Studio


  • 2 large, well stocked libraries, one each for Primary and Secondary
  • Dance and Drama facilities including a dedicated Drama Studio and 3 additional hall venues
  • 3 Learning Support and counselling rooms
  • 500-seat auditorium
  • 300 seat dining hall
  • School Café and shop