Lamai International School

About LIS

Lamai International School opened its doors to the children of Koh Samui in January of 2016. Since then, the LIS Team has provided students with the highest level of education in a bright and flourishing environment. LIS has classes running from Foundation to Year 6 and has implemented a blended Cambridge and UK National Curriculum that is skillfully delivered by our qualified teachers.

Our enthusiastic staff and unified student body make Lamai International School a remarkable place to learn. With our small class sizes and experienced staff, students at LIS learn in an enriched environment that caters to the individual needs and learning styles of each child. LIS is pleased to invite new perspective families to our school to learn more about what we have to offer. We look forward to introducing you to our happy family here at Lamai International School!

To provide a safe and nurturing environment, with a core curriculum that promotes academic excellence while creating an atmosphere of cooperation, with respect for individual differences and community values.


Our mission is to foster the potential of every student to thrive as a global citizen. We will do this by providing a challenging learning environment that encourages high expectations for success through development-appropriate instruction that accounts for individual differences and learning styles. We strive to create a community our students are proud to be a part of; where they feel encouraged to meet academic challenges with openness, enthusiasm, and a willingness to solve problems.

Questions and Answers

Yes, lunch is provided everyday for students as well as snack at morning break and afterschool. Our lunchtime Menu is posted within the Admission section of the website and contains a variety of food that promote healthy bodies and healthy minds. Snack each day involves fresh fruit or cereal, and sell freshly made sandwiches at our school shop.

If a student struggles within their English lesson we have multiple ways to help bridge the gap in ability so your son/daughter can progress everyday. We offer ESL lessons during the day where students are taken out of class to work in a one on one setting to help promote confidence and improve in any skills they may be struggling with. LIS also offers free extra English lessons between 3:00-4:00pm on certain during the week to provide as much opportunity as possible for students to advance.

LIS provides Extra Curricular Activities free of charge, running Monday-Thursday from 3:00pm-4:00pm. Some of the activities to choose from include Dance, Sport/Physical Education, Art, Drama, ESL, Homework Club, Science Club, etc.

Meet Our Teachers

Nam (Siriporn Wanyala)

Thai Teacher

Nam graduated from the University of Surat Thani with a Bachelor’s Degree...

Ball (Nattapol Aksorn)

Thai Teacher

Ball graduated from university with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration. He...

Nica Enriquez

ESL/Art Teacher

Nica attended university and graduated with a Pharmacy Degree. To pursue her...