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4 - 29 JULY 2016
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"No great discovery was ever made without a bold guess.” Sir Isaac Newton

"We don't receive wisdom we must discover it for ourselves.” Marcel Proust

What will be your summer school discovery?

Awaiting you this summer will be a whole range of exciting activities. You could be building the next-gen of cyborgs; creating a masterpiece in papier-mâché; time travelling with Dr. Who; or directing your very own blockbuster movie. It all starts with signing up this July.

There is something for everyone. Each day has been designed as a learning journey, starting with a morning of language immersion with afternoons filled with hands-on experiences in science, technology, arts, crafts and sports.

There are four weekly sessions to choose from – Week 1 and 3 give you a variety of with multi activity exposure; Week 2 and 4 allow you a deeper understanding in a specific area of your choice.

If you cannot choose, then do it all! So don’t miss out – sign up now to secure your place!

Discover with Us


"No great discovery was ever made without a bold guess.” Sir Isaac Newton

"We don't receive wisdom we must discover it for ourselves.” Marcel Proust

What will be your summer school discovery?

Awaiting you this summer will be a whole range of exciting activities. You could be building the next-gen of cyborgs; creating a masterpiece in papier-mâché; time travelling with Dr. Who; or directing your very own blockbuster movie. It all starts with signing up this July.

There is something for everyone. Each day has been designed as a learning journey, starting with a morning of language immersion with afternoons filled with hands-on experiences in science, technology, arts, crafts and sports.

There are four weekly sessions to choose from – Week 1 and 3 give you a variety of with multi activity exposure; Week 2 and 4 allow you a deeper understanding in a specific area of your choice.

If you cannot choose, then do it all! So don’t miss out – sign up now to secure your place!

Course Overview:


Young Explorers
Age 4 - 6

WEEKLY SCHEDULE

“Discovery consists of looking at the same thing as everyone else and thinking something different.” – Albert Szent-Györgyi

 

 

 

For all you Young Explorers, the ISS Summer School Discovery offers four weeks of adventures covering fun with language, artistic expression, inventiveness with science and games to build your confidence.

PDF  Read the course details.

MORNING SESSION – LANGUAGE IMMERSION

English as a Second Language (ESL)

Be motivated and encouraged to speak and interact in English. There will be a wide range of fun activities including games, puzzles, quizzes and songs designed to stretch, enhance and increase our Young Explorers’ English vocabulary. This will include phonic activities to foster stronger reading abilities.

Creative Language

Suitable for Young Explorers of all language backgrounds, Creative Language will focus on alphabet recognition, sounds and early reading and writing. Experience fun with computer games, themes, stories and crafts that will help develop these literacy skills.

Introduction to Mandarin

Be introduced to the fascinating language of Mandarin in a learning environment that will help Young Explorers experience the basics of written and spoken Mandarin through interactive learning to build confidence in vocabulary, word recognition and comprehension.

AFTERNOON SESSION – DISCOVERY ADVENTURES

WEEK 1 & WEEK 3: UNLIMITED DISCOVERY

There will be no limits to the imagination with the opportunity to gain new talents across a wide range of discoveries – from weird science to movie making; artistic expression to culinary delights. There will be two challenging activities every day with increasing levels of difficulty appropriate to the age grouping.

WEEK 2 & WEEK 4: SELF DISCOVER

You will be able to choose between discovering the world of inventiveness through science and technology or expressing your imagination through the creativity of arts and crafts.

AFTERNOON SESSION – DISCOVERY ADVENTURES

WEEK 1 – WEEK 4: ACTIVE ADVENTURE

Experience active adventure that brings energetic fun to developing physical abilities, mastering rolling and jumping while participating in games. Young Explorers will gain hand eye coordination, foot eye coordination and cross movement coordination for better balance, agility and sports performance.

Course Overview:


Brave Pathfinders
Age 7 – 11

WEEKLY SCHEDULE

“Man cannot discover new oceans unless he has the courage to lose sight of the shore.” – André Gide

 

 

 

For all you Brave Pathfinders, the ISS Summer School Discovery offers four weeks of adventures covering expression in language, creative exploration, experiments with science and pursuits in both individual and team sports.

PDF  Read the course details.

MORNING SESSION – LANGUAGE IMMERSION

English as a Second Language (ESL)

Brave Pathfinders will focus on both the main skills of English language development as well as their individual language needs – enhancing their specific communication skills through vocabulary building, reading comprehension, written expression and English speaking ability.

Creative Language

Suitable for Brave Pathfinders that are either native English speakers or able to use English fluently (as appropriate for their age), Creative Language will foster creative expression by introducing various genres of writing through interactive play.

Introduction to Mandarin

Be introduced to the fascinating language of Mandarin in a learning environment that will help Brave Pathfinders experience the basics of written and spoken Mandarin through interactive learning to build confidence in vocabulary, word recognition and comprehension.

AFTERNOON SESSION – DISCOVERY ADVENTURES

WEEK 1 & WEEK 3: UNLIMITED DISCOVERY

There will be no limits to the imagination with the opportunity to gain new talents across a wide range of discoveries – from weird science to movie making; artistic expression to culinary delights. There will be two challenging activties every day with increasing levels of difficulty appropriate to the age grouping.

WEEK 2 & WEEK 4: SELF DISCOVER

You will be able to choose between discovering the world of inventiveness through science and technology or expressing your imagination through the creativity of arts and crafts.

AFTERNOON SESSION – DISCOVERY ADVENTURES

WEEK 1 – WEEK 4: ACTIVE ADVENTURE

Brave Pathfinders can experience active adventure that will bring improved locomotive skills, fitness, body control and spatial awareness. Some may opt to engage in individual pursuits, such as gymnastics or athletics; while other may prefer more cooperative play such as ball games and adventure challenges. There is something for everyone.

Course Overview:


Bold Adventurers
Age 11 – 13

WEEKLY SCHEDULE

“We don’t receive wisdom; we must discover it for ourselves.” – Marcel Proust

 

 

 

For all you Bold Adventurers, the ISS Summer School Discovery offers four weeks of adventures covering creativity in language, nurturing undiscovered talents and experiencing a wide range of really cool outdoor activities.

PDF  Read the course details.

MORNING SESSION – LANGUAGE IMMERSION

English as a Second Language (ESL)

Bold Adventurers will focus on both the main skills of English language development as well as their individual language needs – enhancing their specific communications skills through vocabulary building, reading comprehension, written expression and English speaking ability.

Creative Language

Bold Adventurers will learn how to write about their adventures – it’s all about the essentials of great story telling. The course will introduce what a story plot is, how to develop characters, and using chronology and dialogue in writing. Brave Explorers will read short stories; discuss why some excite and others don’t; and explore the qualities of writing techniques.

— Highlights
The outtake will be self-discovery for Bold Adventurers – with greater confidence in reading and writing of short narratives, they will build towards a portfolio of completed works, drafts and a compilation of vivid phrases and paragraphs for use in their future adventures.

AFTERNOON SESSION – DISCOVERY ADVENTURES

WEEK 1 & WEEK 3: UNLIMITED DISCOVERY

There will be no limits to the imagination with the opportunity to gain new talents across a wide range of discoveries – from weird science to movie making; artistic expression to culinary delights. There will be two challenging activties every day with increasing levels of difficulty appropriate to the age grouping.

WEEK 2 & WEEK 4: SELF DISCOVER

You will be able to choose between discovering the world of inventiveness through science and technology or expressing your imagination through the creativity of arts and crafts.

AFTERNOON SESSION – DISCOVERY ADVENTURES

WEEK 1 – WEEK 4: ACTIVE ADVENTURE

Putting adventure back into adventure sports, Bold Adventurers and Courageous Lions will find an incredible array of activities including rock climbing, archery, roller-blading and various adventure course tracks all of which will be led and guided by specialists in this field. Variety is the key here and no two days will be the same! Course cost includes full insurance and transportation to all off-site activities. Staff supervision is arranged with the group at all times.

Course Overview:


Courageous Lions
Age 14 – 18

WEEKLY SCHEDULE

“He who never made a mistake never made a discovery.” – Samuel Smiles

 

 

 

For all you Courageous Lions, the ISS Summer School Discovery offers four weeks of adventure covering immersion in language, challenging inventiveness and experiencing a wide range of really cool outdoor activities.

PDF  Read the course details.

MORNING SESSION – LANGUAGE IMMERSION

English as a Second Language (ESL)

Teenage Courageous Lions can take advantage of this newly developed approach to improve their English skills – it’s concentrated, fast-paced and highly motivating. You will work in small groups and focus on understanding the context that others present and getting your point across in both written and verbal ways. These are essential skills that will advance you, as well as increase your enjoyment of both reading and writing.

Creative Language

Courageous Lions will develop interesting new ways to express themselves through storytelling. The course will help broaden skills and appreciation in developing plots, building characterisation, and building dialogue and chronology. Courageous Lions will read short stories; discuss why some excite and others don’t; and explore the qualities of writing techniques.

— Highlights
The outtake will be self-discovery for Courageous Lions – with greater confidence in reading and writing of short narratives, they will build towards a portfolio of completed works, drafts and a compilation of vivid phrases and paragraphs for use in their future adventures.

AFTERNOON SESSION – DISCOVERY ADVENTURES

WEEK 1 & WEEK 3: UNLIMITED DISCOVERY

There will be no limits to the imagination with the opportunity to gain new talents across a wide range of discoveries – from weird science to movie making; artistic expression to culinary delights. There will be two challenging activties every day with increasing levels of difficulty appropriate to the age grouping.

WEEK 2 & WEEK 4: SELF DISCOVER

You will be able to choose between discovering the world of inventiveness through science and technology or expressing your imagination through the creativity of arts and crafts.

AFTERNOON SESSION – DISCOVERY ADVENTURES

WEEK 1 – WEEK 4: ACTIVE ADVENTURE

Putting adventure back into adventure sports, Bold Adventurers and Courageous Lions will find an incredible array of activities including rock climbing, archery, roller-blading and various adventure course tracks all of which will be led and guided by specialists in this field. Variety is the key here and no two days will be the same! Course cost includes full insurance and transportation to all off-site activities. Staff supervision is arranged with the group at all times.

Discovery Fees


Course Fees

Session Course Fee (per week)

Morning (9am - 12pm)

Week 1 - Week 4
- ESL
- Creative Writing
- Mandarin

S$385.00 per course

Afternoon (12pm - 4pm)

Week 1 / Week 3
- Unlimited Discovery

Week2 / Week 4
- Science & Technology
- Creative Arts

S$385.00 per course

Afternoon (12pm - 4pm)

Week 1 - Week 4
- Active Adventure (4 - 10 years)
- Adventure Sports (11 - 18 years)

S$385.00
S$500.00

Full-day Session (9am - 4pm)

Intensive English Course
(Duration: 4 weeks)

For Courageous Lions Only (14 – 18 Years Old)
Note: Lunch: at 12pm - 1pm

4 Weeks
S$3080.00

NOTE :
Prices shown above is not inclusive of 7% GST.
Selected course is applicable throughout the week.

Course fees include the use of materials and equipment required for the courses. The fees do not include optional items such as lunch and transport provision. Lunch is only available to students who register for both Morning and Afternoon Sessions (Full Day). Transport is charged separately, charges to be advised upon confirmation of arrangement.



Additional Costs

i. Lunch (only for full-day students) = $40 per week
ii. Transport (charged separately, to be advised upon confirmation of arrangement)


Early Bird Discount

- Individual Fee 10% discount
Promotion period will end by midnight on 22 May 2016 (Singapore time).

Group Booking Discount

- Group bookings 10% discount (3 and more students)


Contact Us



ISS International School
Paterson Campus
25 Paterson Road Singapore 238510


T: (+65) 8876 4115
E: summerschool@iss.edu.sg