Self-Sufficiency Farming

May 13, 2018By PYDschoolFeatured Posts, Green School

Following in King Rama IX’s Footsteps Self-Sufficiency Farming Philosophy Inspired by King Rama IX’s approach to self-sufficiency farming, Panyaden International students tend to the vegetables they have been growing and collect eggs in the morning. Nong Prompt, Y4 and Nong Somchai, Year 5, are such keen gardeners they don’t need reminding to water and tend … Read More

Panyaden Life Skills Class

December 6, 2017By PYDschoolFeatured Posts, School Curriculum

Life Skills Class Our rice plants have thrived despite the October flash floods. Year 6/7 Life Skills class is back to help harvest the crops, a great way to learn first-hand about the life of a rice farmer, to learn practical skills and work as a team. See more photos of the activity here in … Read More

Annual Rice Planting 2017

August 31, 2017By PYDschoolFeatured Posts, Green School

Panyaden Rice Planting Day Time to get muddy! The Panyaden community getting their hands dirty for our annual rice growing project. Experiencing the process of rice cultivation first hand is a rich learning experience. The life cycle of the rice plant, rice production in Thailand, the work of a farmer, perseverance, resilience and, of course, … Read More

Panyaden Life Skills: Rice Project Field Trip

February 28, 2017By PYDschoolFeatured Posts

Panyaden Life Skills Rice Project: Rice Mill Visit From Field to Table. Panyaden’s Year 2 and Year 5 visit a traditional rice mill to experience the milling process, using rice they grew and harvested themselves at the school’s own rice plots. See lots more photos on Panyaden’s blog image gallery.           … Read More

Panyaden Welcomes Honoured Guests

January 25, 2017By PYDschoolFeatured Posts, Others

  Venerable Ajahn Jayasaro and Venerable Ajahn Jiew join the school’s morning assembly and Life Skills class. Venerable Jayasaro observed our skit on the Wise Habit samadhi (being calm and focused) and gave students some advice on how to practise it. He then helped Year 3 student Ethan plant a vegetable and asked the youngster … Read More