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International Summer School for Innovative Programs

Address: Juniper Court, University of Stirling, Stirling FK9 4LA
Official representatives. Submission of documents and admission free of charge

Description International Summer School for Innovative Programs

The International Summer School for Teens (ISSFT) is a prestigious educational institution located in Scotland, which offers full language immersion, sports, creative activities, trips, excursions.

Thanks to a unique curriculum, the school encourages intellectual development, the formation of healthy self-esteem. ISSFT provides the best foreign language teaching, additional programs in popular destinations, top entertainment programs, life, and learning in an inspiring setting. ISSFT provides the highest standards of teaching, while maintaining a limited number of places, small class sizes, individual education.

The schedule is based on the need for a balance between academic classes in the morning, elective classes in the evenings (6 hours / day). Free time of schoolchildren is devoted to a variety of activities, the list of which includes sports competitions, master classes, trips, acquaintance with the cultural attractions of Scotland.

Learning outcomes open up new opportunities for teenagers, the prospects for obtaining rating diplomas, strengthen their chances of enrolling in elite colleges and universities of the world.

Programs, courses and tuition/boarding fees, prices in International Summer School for Innovative Programs

Program name
Date
Age
Cost
27.06.2020 -17.07.2020 19.07.2020 -08.08.2020
12-17
from 4 500 £ / 3 weeks

Summer English courses (beginner, intermediate, academic English) 12-17 years old - from £ 3685/3 weeks.

English language learners work in small groups, strengthening knowledge of all aspects of English: grammar, vocabulary, pronunciation, speaking, listening, reading, writing, and speaking English. The school offers courses in three levels:

  • Beginner English Language / Beginner English . Students work in small groups, which allows for immersion in the language environment, ensuring maximum efficiency of classes and recreational activities.
  • Intermediate English, IELTS / Continuing English , IELTS. The training method is designed for students who want to have a better command of spoken English, develop presentation skills, and learn strategies for passing language exams, including IELTS.
  • English Academic Writing / Academic English. The course is designed for advanced speakers: it will improve the skills of academic writing, morphology, grammar, vocabulary, begin to better understand English literature, poetry.
27.06.2020 -17.07.2020 19.07.2020 -08.08.2020
16-18
from 4 500 £ / 3 weeks

Preparation for IGCSE 16+ exams - from 3685 £ / 3 weeks.

The program is aimed at those who are preparing for the exam I GSCE. Preparation includes:

  • Study of the main examination modules
  • Deepening academic knowledge in major disciplines
  • Advanced essay writing
  • Tasks for time management, work planning, execution of tasks, meeting deadlines.
27.06.2020 -17.07.2020 19.07.2020 -08.08.2020
12-17
from 4 500 £ / 3 weeks

Global Entrepreneurship / Global Entrepreneurship 12-17 years old - from £ 3685/3 weeks.

The course is suitable for adolescents planning to do business. The training system pays great attention to mastering the skills of discussion, discussion of global problems, and work on leadership skills. The program is built using the stylistics of the computer game “Dragon's Lair”, but it has different learning objectives: developing business ideas, getting familiar with the basics of advertising, business planning, working with competitive advantages, financing features, digital marketing, product development.

27.06.2020 -17.07.2020 19.07.2020 -08.08.2020
12-17
from 4 500 £ / 3 weeks

Introduction to Law / Introduction to law 12-17 years old - from £ 3685/3 weeks.

The program is focused on future law students. Students will learn about the different types of law, legal issues that affect our daily lives, learn to confidently defend their point of view in an inspiring setting.

Activities include:

  • Trial test of discussion skills
  • Human Rights Studies
  • Development of presentation skills
  • The study of the theory of law, its practical application
  • The study of various types of law, government intervention, international trade, politics
  • UN General Education Session (MUN).
27.06.2020 -17.07.2020 19.07.2020 -08.08.2020
12-17
from 4 500 £ / 3 weeks

Environmental science and conservation 12-17 years old - from £ 3685/3 weeks.

The practical course includes many field studies and experiments: its goal is to acquaint pupils with the main problems affecting biodiversity. Students explore a wide range of topics from biology to ecology, climate change, and food security. Students develop laboratory skills, develop a project centered around field research. The course includes:

  • Beginnings of biology
  • Introduction to ecology
  • Changing of the climate
  • food security
  • Biodiversity issues
  • Laboratory work
  • Practicing field skills
  • Visit the Blair Drummond Safari Park.
27.06.2020 -17.07.2020 19.07.2020 -08.08.2020
16-18
from 4 500 £ / 3 weeks

Pre-IB: Preparing for Diploma IB 16+ - from 3685 £ / 3 weeks.

The program is designed specifically for those who plan to take exams for an International Baccalaureate (IB) diploma. Lessons cover such topics as time management, workload planning, writing an essay, presentation, exam preparation, familiarization with the requirements for an extended IB essay, CAS, theory of knowledge. Classes in small groups focus on the following aspects:

  • Change Management Tools
  • Ability to take notes, listen
  • Effective writing skills: comparison, opposition, definition, development, description
  • Structuring, writing an essay in an academic context
  • Reading for information extraction, text analysis, development of critical thinking skills
  • Speech skills: listening, discussion, role dialogues
  • Skills of using sources: how to use the library, what is plagiarism, design of links, academic integrity
  • Assessment: interpretation of results.
27.06.2020 -17.07.2020 19.07.2020 -08.08.2020
12-17
from 4 500 £ / 3 weeks

Studying at ISSFT includes several interesting programs of additional training in popular areas, allowing you to unlock the potential of schoolchildren: sports, art, culture.

English + golf 12-17 years old - from £ 3865/3 weeks.

Golf courses in Scotland, the “Golf House”, are represented by a number of interesting, well-known courses that allow you to take specialized training from a qualified PGA golf coach:

  • Introductory course (shock training, familiarity with etiquette, rules of the game).
  • Improve existing level to reduce your handicap.
  • Championship courses for students in 2019 will be Gleneagles PGA Ryder Cup courses, Kingsbarns Links (St. Andrews).
27.06.2020 -17.07.2020 19.07.2020 -08.08.2020
12-17
from 4 500 £ / 3 weeks

English + tennis 12-17 years old - from £ 3865/3 weeks.

Tennis develops physical fitness and strategic skills. ISSFT offers training at six indoor and two outdoor courts, where world champion Andy Murray first learned to play. School coaches are LTA qualified, focusing on speed, coordination, strategy, general engineering. This class is open to players of all levels. The training method includes practicing the impact on the ground, feeding (flat, cut, top), return feed (right strike, left-handed left-handed, left-rear backhand), strategic tasks, and physical training.

27.06.2020 -17.07.2020 19.07.2020 -08.08.2020
12-17
from 4 500 £ / 3 weeks

English + coding 12-17 years old - from £ 3865/3 weeks.

Coding, or creative coding - an introductory course for students interested in computer programming, technology, games. Novice programmers will learn the basics of coding, animation, including planning, writing, programming code using CSS, Python, HTML, and other languages. They will work on projects, starting with virtual reality, robotics, game design, application development, gaining insight into STEM, future career opportunities.

27.06.2020 -17.07.2020 19.07.2020 -08.08.2020
12-17
from 4 500 £ / 3 weeks

English + theater 12-17 years old - from £ 3865/3 weeks.

Theater class offers the opportunity to get acquainted with all aspects of the creative process. Children work in groups, learn the skills necessary for the creation, design, production of professional theatrical production. This is a complex, intensive course, which includes the study of acting, the development of skills associated with voice projection, movement, combined with the process of speech, writing, improvisation. Graduates perform at the Macrobert Arts Center - a leading multi-art center located on the main campus of the University of Stirling - they are preparing a theatrical performance for the graduation gala concert.

27.06.2020 -17.07.2020 19.07.2020 -08.08.2020
12-17
from 4 500 £ / 3 weeks

English + photo 12-17 years old - from £ 3865/3 weeks.

Optional photography - familiarity with the fascinating world of photography is ideal for those who want to improve their shooting skills. During this practical course you will learn how to use the camera and take amazing photos, explore new possibilities, photography methods (elements of the manual mode to create a memorable image: shutter speed, aperture, image composition; how to choose the right gear, develop an effective workflow; how to recognize and use beautiful natural light). Practical tasks that you will perform, will form the basis of your mini-portfolio.

27.06.2020 -17.07.2020 19.07.2020 -08.08.2020
12-17
from 4 500 £ / 3 weeks

English + sports leadership 12-17 years - from £ 3865/3 weeks.

The Faculty of Sports Leadership is designed to develop self-confidence and positive leadership through sports, active outdoor activities. With access to numerous indoor and outdoor sports facilities, this course provides a wide range of sports opportunities for all levels and abilities.

Events International Summer School for Innovative Programs

On weekends, members of the shift go on excursions to Scottish sights, and on campus they attend sports and art workshops: horse riding, water sports, film production, dancing, and martial arts.

Students enjoy a rich cultural experience by visiting popular Scottish attractions. Excursions include day trips to the vibrant university cities of Scotland.

Evening events are aimed at promoting sportsmanship, encouraging teamwork.

Schedule

  • The first half of the day is devoted to academic classes on a schedule.
  • In the afternoon, adolescents take part in the chosen elective, representing sports and creative activities that they want to develop during the summer months.

Approximate daily routine

Time

Monday Friday

Weekends

8.00

Rise

 

8.30

Breakfast

Rise

9.00

Academic classes (3 hours)

 

9.30

 

Breakfast

10.00

 

Day trip

12.00

Dinner

 

13.00

Optional classes (3 hours)

 

16.00

Leisure time / organized activities - football, swimming.

Campus activities include soccer, swimming.

18.00

Dinner

 

18.30

 

Dinner, free time

19.30

Evening Activity - Team Events

 

20.00

 

Evening entertainment

21.30

Free time in the common areas of the hostel.

 

22.00

Rest in private rooms

Free time in the common areas of the hostel.

22.30

 

Rest in private rooms

23.00

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Advantages

  • Regardless of the individual characteristics of students and their background in ISSFT, they will always feel comfortable and safe during their stay. An experienced supervision team is always available for students, lives near students. The location of the campus is recognized as one of the safest in the United Kingdom, working around the clock security on site (including dormitories).
  • The British Summer School International Program gives students the opportunity to learn about new cultures, make friends from all over the world, and maintain long-lasting friendships with them.
  • The ISSFT school seeks to show the talent of each student, discovering his unique abilities and developing them. The ISSFT experience gives each student the opportunity to learn something new about themselves in an unfamiliar environment.
  • The experience gained during the summer shift at ISSFT lasts much longer than the summer itself: this is new knowledge, friendships, experience, faith, and one’s future.

Equipment International Summer School for Innovative Programs

The campus is located in the picturesque rolling hills of Scotland, close to historical and cultural monuments. Camp participants live in one of the most modern, comfortable student dormitories in the world: each has a separate bedroom, which has its own toilet, shower, place to study, weekly cleaning, bed linen and towels are changed in the rooms. Guests are provided with:

  • Free Wi-Fi access
  • 24 hour supervision
  • Three meals a day (freshly prepared meals in your own kitchen)
  • Laundry service
  • 24-hour campus security
  • Friendly, quiet life in the hostel

The school is surrounded by a beautiful forest.

The summer school has some of the best golf courses in the world. Today, our students have completed the courses St Andrews Links, Dundonald Links (Ladies European Tour 2015), Royal Troon (organizer of the Open Championship 2016), Gleneagles, etc.

Term dates, timetable and extra fees

  • Session 1: from June 29 to July 19
  • Session 2: from July 21 to August 10.

Tuition includes:

  • Session 1: from June 29 to July 19
  • Session 2: from July 21 to August 10.

Tuition includes:

  • Session 1: from June 29 to July 19
  • Session 2: from July 21 to August 10.

Tuition includes:

  • Session 1: from June 29 to July 19
  • Session 2: from July 21 to August 10.

Tuition includes:

  • Edinburgh Airport Transfers
  • Participation in the 3-week exclusive summer school program
  • Modern bedroom with bathroom
  • 36 academic hours
  • 36 hours of optional education
  • All cultural trips, outdoor activities
  • Laundry service
  • 24 hour control
  • 3 meals a day
  • A varied evening entertainment program.
  • Course materials
  • Access to the pool, golf course, tennis courts
  • Weekend excursions and master classes
  • Wi-Fi in rooms
  • ISSFT T-shirt, weekly newsletter
  • Course certificate, student report.

Entry requirements, assessment and extra fees, how to apply, what is required to enrol, conditions, entry tests and exams

Required documents, depending on the type of institution:

camp / language school
  • copy of 1 page
  • certificate of language proficiency (if any)
private school, boardinghouse
  • copy of the 1 Pages of the passport
  • certificate of language proficiency
  • school report card with grades for the last 2-4 years (depending on the school)
  • school registration form
  • recommendation letters from Teachers of foreign languages, mathematics and a class teacher. Additionally, an educational institution may request a recommendation from the principal
  • Testing for knowledge of mathematics, language, other subjects
  • Interview with a representative of the school (possibly in person or by Skype)
  • Literacy, awards, student personal achievements (if any)
  • motivation letter (not for all schools)
  • passport size photo (depending on the school from 1 to 12 pcs)
  • medical certificate of the general health of the child , Discharge of vaccinations
  • birth certificate of the schoolboy (s)
university
  • copy of the page 1 passport of the passport
  • certificate of language proficiency
  • school certificate for the bachelor, diploma of Higher education for the master
  • letters of recommendation from teachers of foreign languages, mathematics and the class teacher. Additionally, an educational institution may request a recommendation from the principal / dean
  • certificates, awards, personal achievements of the student (if any)
  • motivation letter / personal statement
  • interview with a representative of the institution


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Recommendations on when to apply

Language courses, schools and children's language camps Primary and secondary education - private schools Preparation programmes for entering universities - higher education Higher education (after completing accredited programs A-level, IB, High School) - Bachelor, Master, MBA
- we recommend to apply 6-9 months before the start of the course (some camps and schools offer discounts for early booking or for lengthy study programs)
- there are some very popular and high demand children's camps, where the applications need to be submitted 1 year in advance (in particular Switzerland , Great Britain , USA , Canada , Austria)
- we recommend to apply one year before the start of the training program,
- some schools have a specific time frame (September-November - please specify an individual school)
- some schools require tests in several stages (UKISET, internal tests of the school: English, mathematics, logics, subjects, interview, some require a personal visit)
- we recommend to apply one year before the start of the program,
- for Foundation and Pathway programs, IELTS and TOEFL certificates are usually required, respectively

- recommended submission one year before the start of the program,
- the deadline normally closes in January, for TOP HEIs and, as a rule, in March in other universities
- for a bachelor, a Foundation or Pathway preparatory program a completed A-level, IB, High School + IELTS / TOEFL are required
- for Masters you need a graduated higher education, in some cases you need a pre-Masters program
- MBA requires completed higher education, work experience preferably at least 2-3 years, etc.
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