Praharuthai Convent School
(Sacred Heart Convent School Bangkok, SHC)
Praharuthai Convent School (Sacred Heart Convent School Bangkok) is a private, Catholic School preparatory school
in Khlong Toei District, Bangkok, Thailand. The school was established on 28 February 1934 and was officially approved on 10 January 1937. The school was initially opened for Grades 1 to Grade 6. The school was primarily an all-girls school. Sacred Heart Covent School is the private school that located in the center of downtown Bangkok. In 1975, the school provided education for kindergarten students by using a 2-storey wooden building as a classroom. In 2002, The English Program (EP)
Sr.Seraphine de Marie Lutenbraker was sister of Saint-Paul de Chartres, She came from Alsace, France to Saigon, Vietnam.
Then she went to Siam as a rector of Saint Louis's Hospital, Bangkok and She was appointed to as a rector of sisters of St.Francis-Xavier Catholic Church, Samsen in 1903.
In 1924, René-Marie-Joseph Perros (Apostolic Vicars of Bangkok) was raising sisters of St.Francis-Xavier Catholic Church, Samsen to as Sisters of Sacred Heart of Jesus of Bangkok and she was appiointing Sr.Seraphine de Marie Lutenbraker
to as a rector.
In 1934,Sr.Seraphine de Marie Lutenbraker opened the first school of Sisters of Sacred Heart of Jesus of Bangkok name is "Couvent de Sacré Coeur". In the past this school used a Thai and French name and used Thai and French Language in School but now was change all of French into English.
“H” comes from 8H which stand for Heart, Holy, Honest, Honor, Humble, Hospitality, Hope, and Home. “H” is supported by branch. The green leaves represent the people while the limb is
the society which are dependent on one another. “H” in the circle means that it is the center
of the Congregation of the Sacred Hearts of Jesus in Bangkok that unites the administrators, , and students.
School colors “White and Red” are the school colors which symbolize love of humanity, following the example of Jesus. “White” represents purity, optimism, benevolence, absolution, and goodwill towards others. “Red” represents love which mirrors the love of Jesus. At present, Sacred Heart Convent School has three sections: Kindergarten (3–5 years old), Primary (grades 1-6) and high school (grades 7-12). The “Active Conversational English Program” (ACE) studies English with IDEAL teachers two hours a week. It provides for kindergarten and primary sections. The “Intensive Program” (IP) studies English with IDEAL teachers five hours a week. It provides for primary and high school sections. The “ASEAN Program” (AP) studies English with IDEAL teachers two hours a week and Chinese two hours a week. It provides for primary and junior high school (grades 7-9) sections. The “English Program” (EP) provides teaching and learning in English in all subjects except Thai and social science with IDEAL teachers. It provides for all sections.
School Address: 94 Sunthornkosa Road, Klongtoey,Bangkok 10110 Thailand
School Abbreviation: S.H.C.
Type of School: Private School
School Motto: Honest, Kind, Knowledgeable, Love and Honor
Integrity Director: Sister Dr. Patchara Nantajinda Grades: 1- 12