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Uppingham School Summer Kids Camp

Address: High St W, Uppingham, Oakham LE15 9QE, United Kingdom
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Description Uppingham School Summer Kids Camp

  • Established: 1584
  • Location: Uppingham, England
  • Students age: 8 to 12 years old
  • Language of instruction: English
  • Type of study: residence, full board.

Uppingham School is a prestigious private boarding school in Britain, on the basis of which summer school is conducted. Uppingham School hosts a summer school for young children from 8 to 12 years old. To study, children are offered introductory programs covering several popular areas of activity - business, medicine, robotics. Classes are led by experienced teachers with professional experience in the above areas.

Programs, courses and tuition/boarding fees, prices in Uppingham School Summer Kids Camp

Program name
Date
Age
Cost
28.06.2020 -11.07.2020
8-12
from 1 545 £ / week

Junior English Program

  • Age: 8-12 years old
  • Dates: June 28-July 11
  • Duration: 1 to 5 weeks.

Motivating English course for children aged 8-12 who want to improve their speaking and writing skills. Children will receive the necessary knowledge in the field of speech, writing, reading and listening both in official academic classes and outside the classroom during cultural events. Here, students will be surrounded by an English-speaking atmosphere, which creates dynamics and favorable conditions for development.

The training course includes more than 20 teaching hours each week under the guidance of qualified English teachers. To obtain the most effective result, training classes are formed no more than 15 people.

Skills that the student will receive after completing the training:

  • Quickly improve your spoken English skills
  • Improving knowledge of grammar and syntax, expanding vocabulary
  • Improving reading and writing in English
  • Self learning skill
  • A view of various aspects of British culture.
28.06.2020 -11.07.2020
8-12
from 1 545 £ / week

Academic discovery

  • Age: 8-10, 11-12 years old
  • Dates: June 28-July 11
  • Duration: 1 to 5 weeks.

This is one of the most popular programs for elementary school students, which offers them to study objects from the field of science and art and get STEM skills in a format convenient for them - through exciting classes and practical seminars. Young students of the summer school will gain an understanding of what connects science and art, gain important life skills, such as teamwork and public speaking.

Each week of study will be devoted to one of the key questions of the course, formulated according to the age of the students. Students will seek answers to them using a scientific approach or fiction.

The curriculum of this type is divided into two ages: 8-10 years and 11-12 years. For the first group of students, the duration of the course is from 1 to 3 weeks, and for the second - from 1 to 5 weeks.

Weekly topics for course participants:

  • 8-10 years: "Rise of the robots", "185 days in space", "Extreme Earth"
  • 11-12 years old: “Designing a better world”, “Secrets of survival”, “From the stage to the screen”, “Cars and bullet trains”.
28.06.2020 -11.07.2020
8-12
from 1 545 £ / week

Academic discovery

  • Age: 8-10, 11-12 years old
  • Dates: June 28-July 11
  • Duration: 1 to 5 weeks.

This is one of the most popular programs for elementary school students, which offers them to study objects from the field of science and art and get STEM skills in a format convenient for them - through exciting classes and practical seminars. Young students of the summer school will gain an understanding of what connects science and art, gain important life skills, such as teamwork and public speaking.

Each week of study will be devoted to one of the key questions of the course, formulated according to the age of the students. Students will seek answers to them using a scientific approach or fiction.

The curriculum of this type is divided into two ages: 8-10 years and 11-12 years. For the first group of students, the duration of the course is from 1 to 3 weeks, and for the second - from 1 to 5 weeks.

Weekly topics for course participants:

  • 8-10 years: "Rise of the robots", "185 days in space", "Extreme Earth"
  • 11-12 years old: “Designing a better world”, “Secrets of survival”, “From the stage to the screen”, “Cars and bullet trains”.
28.06.2020 -11.07.2020
8-12
from 1 645 £ / week

Coding with scratch

  • Age: 8-12 years old
  • Dates: June 28-July 4, July 5-11
  • Duration: 1 week.

The coding program is designed to introduce children from 8 to 12 years old with this fascinating world. The program lasts only a week, but this is enough for young students to learn how to write code and apply the acquired skills when working with some projects - for example, register navigation for a robot in a maze or create a basic platform for games.

In the course, the children will study the visual programming language Scratch, which was developed by a group of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. It is great for getting to know programming, because in this case, learning will be simple and fun. The program will give students the opportunity to show all their creativity and ingenuity and give confidence in the knowledge of the basics of computer science and coding.

Course participants will discuss the following topics:

  • Scratch Review
  • A deeper look at Scratch blocks, an introduction to computational thinking
  • Studying sprites, animations, creating a car maze and other Scratch blocks
  • Design thinking, creating games similar to the first versions of Mario
  • Introduction to Sphero Technology: Robot Control and Maze Navigation
  • Learning all aspects of coding to create simple games and robots.
28.06.2020 -11.07.2020
8-12
from 1 645 £ / week

Game creation

  • Age: 8-12 years old
  • Dates: June 28-July 4, July 5-11
  • Duration: 1 week /

Such a summer course will allow students to take their first steps into the exciting world of programming with the goal of creating games. A training program on creating games will introduce students from 8 to 12 years old to the world of computer coding for games and provide an opportunity to gain practical skills and develop useful skills for future educational endeavors.

To create two-dimensional games on cross-platform students will use Construct 2 or Construct 3: the process starts with the design, then the layout is set up and the logic, movements and conditions for winning are added. Participants of the course will be able to do all this already in the first days of training, without having prior experience in creating games.

The duration of training here is only a week, so for those who would like to have long-term experience in studying the field of programming, the course can be combined with the Coding program with Scratch, which in total will give two weeks of programming in the summer school.

Topics covered in the course:

  • Introduction to Construct 3, sprites, graphics and gameplay
  • Actions and events in games
  • Game design and planning: movement, animation, sound effects and voice acting
  • Game debugging and problem solving
  • Adding level, special effects and polishing the game
  • In the final, students create their own simple game.
28.06.2020 -11.07.2020
11-12
from 1 545 £ / week

Business discovery plus

  • Age: 11-12 years old
  • Dates: June 28-July 4, July 5-11
  • Duration: 1 week.

Intensive program for students aged 11-12, dedicated to the study of the goals and objectives of the business. During the course, students will understand issues such as consumer needs, costs, risks associated with starting a business, and will explore modern marketing methods. At the end of the school week, students will present their product at a presentation to the study group: they will have to protect their product and business methodology.

After completion of the program, students will be able to and know:

  • Key business theories, the basis of their work
  • Experience in business planning and product development through the implementation of a market product
  • Improving communication, team and leadership skills through team project work
  • Gaining confidence in dealing with a wide range of new people and encountering different situations
  • Improving communication skills in talking, listening and presenting effective arguments
  • Responsibility for their training, time management and teamwork skills.
28.06.2020 -11.07.2020
11-12
from 1 545 £ / week

Medicine discovery discovery

  • Age: 11-12 years old
  • Dates: June 28-July 4, July 5-11
  • Duration: 1 week.

Participants in the course will get acquainted with such a difficult but interesting field as medicine. The combination of theory with practical exercises will provide an opportunity to learn the basics of different types of this direction, to study the functions of key organs and even create your own model of a human organ. The training takes place in a light interactive format using the example of 3D full-size models.

Students will learn how to properly treat wounds, get an idea of the general structure of the underlying diseases, and learn how to identify them. In general, the course will provide good knowledge and skills that will help students on the path to becoming a doctor.

The acquired knowledge and skills:

  • Basic knowledge from the medical world
  • Acquaintance with different types of doctors, studying the role of each of them
  • Obtaining skills necessary for completing daily medical tasks
  • Understanding how to identify health problems.
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Robotics revolution

  • Age: 8-12 years old
  • Dates: June-August
  • Duration: from 1 week.

Robotics course for children from 8 to 12 years: here they will receive a theoretical and practical immersion in science. Under the guidance of experienced teachers, students of the course will create their own robot, learn how to program it for the desired result, learn about the full functionality of robotics, which is available to us in the modern digital age.

Accommodation, housing and food

For residence, students are offered a student residence located on the territory of the private boarding school Uppingham School. Here, children are waiting for comfortable rooms for 1-2 people with furniture and other amenities. Boys and girls are accommodated separately. Pupils of the summer school eat in the dining room on the campus of Uppingham School in full board - this is three times a day (breakfast, lunch and dinner).

Events Uppingham School Summer Kids Camp

Each of the summer school courses includes an extra-curricular schedule, which is carefully developed by the team for organizing events: sections and circles are thought out so that elementary school students can have fun, free from lessons. Also, the leisure program necessarily includes excursions - at least one bus excursion to historical or cultural places in the UK.

Advantages

Benefits of studying the summer program:

  • Students aged 8-12 receive an academic experience at one of the best British boarding schools
  • The ability to combine academic studies with studying English, if foreign students have such a need
  • A safe atmosphere and a comfortable environment for pupils of elementary and middle classes are created here, where they can easily show creativity and expand their horizons.
  • Staying in an international environment will allow students to touch the cultures of other countries and make friends from around the world.

Equipment Uppingham School Summer Kids Camp

Uppingham School is a prestigious British private-format school, so the school's campus has excellent infrastructure and modern facilities: comfortable classrooms, interactive equipment, a dining room, a library, outdoor playgrounds for sports and other facilities.

Term dates, timetable and extra fees

The cost of the course includes:

  • Curriculum (from 20 hours per week)
  • Accommodation and meals
  • Excursion program
  • Entertainment program (afternoon and evening activities)
  • Certificate of completion.

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

To participate in the summer educational school on the basis of Uppingham School, young candidates need to consider the admission rules:

  • Age 8-12 years
  • English proficiency from A2

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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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