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Loomis Chaffee Summer Academic School

Address: 4 Batchelder Rd, Windsor, CT 06095, USA
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Description Loomis Chaffee Summer Academic School

  • Location: Windsor, Connecticut, USA
  • Students age: 12 to 18 years (grades 7-12)
  • Dates: summer season (5 weeks ).

The well-known American school-board of mixed learning Loomis Chaffee is designed to teach children from 12 to 18 years - both Americans and foreign students. It is located in Connecticut, Windsor, and occupies a vast, well-equipped campus. A total of about 670 students study there: they are representatives of 29 American states and 32 world countries.

There are no more than 12 people in each classroom: this allows teachers to practice an individual approach, giving each student maximum personal attention. The main priority of the school is the comprehensive, integrated development of each child as a unique personality: preparing him for higher education, developing intellectual and analytical skills, critical thinking, perseverance and ambition. A rich extra-curricular program and an international atmosphere helps schoolchildren to grow in comfortable conditions, to cultivate tolerance and mutual respect.

Programs, courses and tuition/boarding fees, prices in Loomis Chaffee Summer Academic School

Program name
Date
Age
Cost
29.06.2020 -01.08.2020
12-18
from 10 800 $ / 5 weeks

Summer academic courses

  • Age of students: 12 to 18 years (grades 7-12)
  • Dates: summer season (5 weeks).

Summer academic courses at Loomis Chaffee are distinguished by a variety of curriculum: not only intensive English lessons and classes in basic academic subjects of the school curriculum are planned, but fascinating optional courses, among which every schoolboy can find a job for himself:

  • Academic and scientific courses (robotics, Chinese, poetry and writing skills, intensive course in geometry, history, mathematics, natural sciences)
  • Sports and recreation (dancing, football, swimming)
  • Creativity and art.

All classes are conducted in small classroom, with experienced, qualified teachers, certified to work with foreign students and international groups.

There are two main versions of the program:

  • For grades 7-9
  • For 10-12 grades (high school students).

Both versions of the course provide for an active study of 1 basic and 1 optional subject, as well as academic writing. Students are engaged in classes, laboratories (combined theoretical and practical classes), regularly receive homework: each lesson lasts 75 minutes (on Wednesdays - 45 minutes). The flexibility of the curriculum allows you to create the most effective schedule of work personally for you, to tailor the course to your personal and academic needs.

List of basic, priority subjects available for study:

  • Geometry
  • Introduction to Algebra
  • Chinese language and culture (there is an introductory, general course)
  • American history (the twentieth century)
  • Algebra (general course)
  • Introduction to Robotics
  • Neurology: the brain
  • Biology
  • History: Civil War
  • Math and Sports
  • The complexity of democracy: political challenges
    The government
  • The world
  • International relationships.

The list of available electives includes the following specialties:

  • Multimedia art
  • Mastery of public speaking
  • Painting
  • Music as a tool for social change
  • Digital Photography
  • Agriculture
  • Painting
  • Ceramics
  • History of Detroit
  • Dancing: hip-hop.

Varieties of the written English program:

  • English as a Second Language
  • "We write a story"
  • Self-expression in a letter
  • Offer structure
  • Creative writing
  • Skills of writing and reading.

Many students choose an intensive course in geometry - this is a full year program that allows you to get a full academic credit in this direction. During the 5-week course, students will be able to finish the subject "Algebra-1": classes are conducted almost all day long, so do not give the opportunity to choose other disciplines (both basic and optional). However, students of this intensive course will have the opportunity to attend all leisure and entertainment activities, as well as a preparatory course for SAT / SSAT.

29.06.2020 -01.08.2020
12-18
from 11 250 $ / 5 weeks

The educational program is developed and taught in conjunction with Princeton Review: this is a very effective course for those who plan to pass the SAT and SSAT exams on high scores before entering American schools, colleges and universities. Students will study the specifics and subtleties of these exams, the structure of each of its blocks, typical difficulties and mistakes: it will help to remove the psychological barrier and prepare for any surprises, any tasks.

In addition to intensive preparatory classes, the students will pass two trial tests (access to the Princeton Review Online Student Center). So the students will be able to identify and quickly correct their knowledge gaps, to pay more attention to the most difficult tasks and parts, to receive valuable recommendations and advice from teachers on further preparation.

Accommodation, housing and food

All summer program students are accommodated in the campus's comfortable residences. Each room is designed for 1-2 people, fully furnished and equipped with the necessary equipment. Each residence includes a cozy common living room with TV, refrigerator and mini-kitchen - you can prepare something for a snack, a cup of tea or coffee. Free Wi-Fi is available.

All students are constantly under the supervision of teachers and caregivers who guarantee their safety 24/7 (the ratio of staff to students is 1: 6).

Subjects, specialties, faculties

Subjects list : design, Geometry, maths, microbiology, Natural Sciences, Preparing for SAT

Events Loomis Chaffee Summer Academic School

Students of summer courses, in addition to exciting activities and interesting excursions, are available a variety of classes on the campus, including many sports:

  • Swimming
  • Baseball
  • Squash
  • Hockey
  • Tennis (large and table tennis)
  • American football
  • Classical soccer
  • Basketball
  • Lacrosse
  • Golf and etc.

There are courses of acting, music and dance school, studios of decorative, fine and applied art.

Equipment Loomis Chaffee Summer Academic School

The infrastructure of the campus meets the highest modern requirements and provides students with all opportunities for learning, recreation, sports and creativity, comfortable living. Classes are conducted in well-equipped educational centers or multimedia laboratories, there is a large sports center and a private pool, the Arts Center and a music school. The territory accommodates comfortable residences, spacious common dining rooms, a library and its own theater, tennis courts and numerous outdoor sports grounds for team games and individual activities (including a large indoor ice rink and track and field center).

Term dates, timetable and extra fees

Seasonal courses are held on campus In summer and designed for students from 12 to 18 years. The course price already includes:

  • Studying on the selected course
  • Accommodation and meals - full board (for the summer comprehensive program)
  • Leisure and entertainment program, evening activities and excursions (3 half-day and at least 1 for the whole day)
  • All educational guides, books and materials
  • Medical insurance
  • Use of the laundry
  • Registration for the TOEFL exam
  • Supervising of each student, 24-hour supervision and full security guarantee.

The following components are paid additionally:

  • Consular fee (payable at the Embassy)
  • Visa fees and services, translation and certification of documents
  • Air tickets in both directions
  • Transfer in both directions
  • Additional English lessons, individual lessons.

Extra fees:

  • Registration fee (for a programme/course) 160 USD
  • Application fee 1050 USD

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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