International Summer School For Teens
|Year of foundation||2014|
|Accomodation type||Single Rooms with own bathroom and shower, within a halls of residence block. Halls are separated by age and gender, and residential staff live there as well|
|Number of students||120|
|Teacher student ratio||1 : 3 in total|
|Months Running||June, July, August|
International Summer School for Teens (ISSFT) is a broad-ranging and all-inclusive International Summer School in Scotland, for students aged 12-17 years old.
We are proud of our unique educational summer programme, with first-class teaching, world-class facilities, and a beautiful, safe location. At ISSFT you will experience high quality Academic and Elective classes, exciting entertainment, challenging activities and fantastic day trips to some of Scotland’s greatest landmarks. We provide a truly inspirational environment, with learning, fun, and adventure at the heart of everything.
Through our unique curriculum, we encourage intellectual curiosity and support our students in developing a healthy sense of independence and self-esteem. We are proud to provide first-class teaching, world-class facilities and a varied entertainment and activity programme in a truly inspirational setting.
At ISSFT, we provide a varied, challenging and exciting range of educational classes. To ensure the highest of teaching standards we maintain limited places, guaranteeing small class sizes and individual student attention.
A typical day comprises of an Academic class in the morning and an Elective class in the afternoon, with students receiving 6 hours of tuition per day. When not in class, students will enjoy a rich, varied and exciting range of entertainment and activities, including sports, crafts, and trips to Scotland’s greatest cultural landmarks.
Our learning outcomes provide new opportunities for students, including the chance to appreciate different perspectives. Our main objective is to provide a World Education, see our students grow in confidence and ultimately make good life decisions. We want to prepare them and see that they flourish.
ActivitiesSwimming, Canoeing, Raft-building, Skate Boarding, Softball, Hiking, Ultimate Frisbee, Trampolining, Yoga & Martial Arts, Dodgeball, Soccer, Badminton, Volleyball, Table Tennis, Arts and Crafts, Cookery, Fencing, Horse Riding, Talent Show, Fashion Show, Roller Disco, Theatre Performance, Braveheart Challenge, Awards Ceremony, Ceildh, Farewell Ball, plus lots more
Academic CoursesAcademics studied in the morning / 39 Hours over course of 3 weeks: English Language (beginner to advanced), Global Entrepreneurship, Study Skills (PRE IB/GSCE PREP), Introduction to Law, Environmental Science or Journalism. Electives studied in the afternoon / 39 Hours over course of 3 weeks: Golf, Tennis, Creative Coding, Theatre, Photography, Sports Leadership or Soccer.
Language CoursesAll courses are in English and designed to help improve English
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