Week 4 Courses

Course Overview

*Course availability is subjected to enrolment numbers and government regulations


Kindergarten to Grade 1

English Language Arts: Summer of Discovery

20 July – 24 July
10am to 12pm
Course Instructor: Ms S. Bustamante (USA)

Course Description
Students will embark on a journey of blending alphabet sounds, phonics, digraphs and blends. Each week brings a new theme and will be taught through games and stories.

Resources Needed
Writing stationery (markers, pencils, crayons, etc.), paper for writing and drawing, computer/tablet.

Price: $322.07

Fun Science: Mission Impossible

20 July – 24 July
2pm to 4pm
Course Instructor: Ms S. Bustamante (USA)

Course Description
Developing our science inquiry skills. Crime scene/spy theme – children are lead through a week-long investigation into a crime (what happened to Humpty Dumpty or who ate the last cookie or something along those lines). As the children solve the mystery throughout the week, they will develop their science inquiry skills by posing questions, design experiments and investigations, and communicate their results and answers by solving who committed the crime.

Resources Needed
Stationary for writing, basic common kitchen items for experiments (optional), some recycled materials such as bottles and boxes (optional)

Price: $322.07


Grade 2 to Grade 5

Conversational French

20 July – 24 July
9am – 10am
Course Instructor: Mrs C. Bouteiller (France- Columbia)

Course Description
The focus of this program is French oral expression and comprehension. Students will be given a space to express, interact and correct their use of the language. We will have a list of big themes and students will decide which topics they would like to explore during our course.

Resources Needed
None

Price: $160.85

Introduction to latin dances and rhythms: Cumbia

20 July – 24 July
1pm to 2pm
Course Instructor: Mrs C. Bouteiller (France, Columbia)

Course Description
In these hands-on sessions students will be shown the main steps of Cumbia dance, how to recognize the beat and rhythms and by the end of one week session it is expected that most of them can dance a simple Cumbia song. For this class learners need a water bottle, a towel, comfortable clothes , some space to move and if there is a mirror (not compulsory) for a student to see how he/she is moving.

Resources Needed
Yoga Mat and Workout Space

Price: $160.85


Grade 6 to 8

Conversational French

20 July – 24 July
9am to 10am
Course Instructor: Mrs C. Bouteiller (France-Columbia)

Course Description
The focus of this program is French oral expression and comprehension. Students will be given a space to express, interact and correct their use of the language. We will have a list of big themes and students will decide which topics they would like to explore during our course.

Resources Needed
None

Price: $160.85

Design Technology in Drama – Digital set design for your favourite story

20 July – 24 July
9am to 11am
Course Instructor: Ms P. Vlad (Romania-United Kingdom)

Course Description
Students choose their favourite fairytale and build the set design for a play featuring the characters in their chosen story.

Resources Needed
Mobile Phone (Optional)

Price: $322.07

Intensive English Language: G6-8

20 July – 24 July
9am to 4pm
Course Instructor: Ms P. Krishnan (Singapore)

Course Description
Students who are committed to improving their English language skills will discover that this intensive course has been specially developed to equip students with strong foundations, enabling them to flourish in their reading, writing, listening, and speaking abilities. Each lesson is geared towards building confidence in grammar, vocabulary, writing, and speaking.

Resources Needed
Writing Materials

Price: $965.14

Technological Literacy in Mathematics

20 July – 24 July
11am to 1pm
Course Instructor: Mr J. Larkins (Canada)

Course Description
This series will focus on preparing students for the technological expectations they will face as they progress through MYP mathematics and enter DP mathematics. Students will explore using TI Graphic Design Calculators, Desmos web based mathematical tools, and Geogebra amongst others. Students will also refresh their knowledge of MYP mathematics command terms, and learn DP mathematics command terms and expectations to allow themselves to flourish in their high school math courses.

Resources Needed
Access to email, TI-84 and/or TI Nspire calculator (Or ability to download and run the emulator on computer).

Price: $322.07

Introduction to latin dances and rhythms: Cumbia

20 July – 24 July
1pm to 2pm
Course Instructor: Mrs C. Bouteiller (France-Columbia)

Course Description
In these hands-on sessions students will be shown the main steps of Cumbia dance, how to recognize the beat and rhythms and by the end of one week session it is expected that most of them can dance a simple Cumbia song. For this class learners need a water bottle, a towel, comfortable clothes , some space to move and if there is a mirror ( not compulsory) for a student to see how he/she is moving.

Resources Needed
Yoga Mat and Workout Space

Price: $160.85

“My Songs are Awesome!”: Intermediate Music Theory & Composition

20 July – 24 July
2pm to 4pm
Course Instructor: Mr P. Miscovich (USA)

Course Description
Students will study more advanced music composition and arrangement, including voicing, harmonization, and orchestral instrumentation. Students will also compare and evaluate songs from around the world and throughout history, using both the elements of music as well as examining the connection of music and the arts to culture and society as a whole.

Resources Needed
Computer with internet access, GarageBand software, MuseScore (free download)

Price: $322.07

Fitness (High Intensity Interval Training, Pilates, Strength, and Stretching)

20 July – 24 July
2pm to 4pm
Course Instructor: Mr J. Larkins (Canada)

Course Description
This series will focus on improving cardiovascular health, muscular strength, core strength and stability, flexibility, and goal setting. Students will engage in warm up, activity, cool down, and theory training. Physical activity that gets the heart rate up has numerous observed benefits including the release of endorphins to improve mood, and increased circulation to improve mental functioning. The theory work will focus on how to safely build muscular strength using body weight exercises, names of the muscle groups and how they function, and how to measure heart rate, breath rate, and the perceived rate of exertion to ensure you are exercising in a way to work towards your goal.

Resources Needed
Yoga Mat and Workout Space

Price: $322.07


Grade 9 to 12

Business Analysis in an Age of Uncertainty

20 July – 24 July
9am to 11am (4-week programme)
Course Instructor: Mr D. Bache (Zimbabwe)

Course Description
This research based program will help students, through their own investigation into a real business, to understand why some businesses are successful during times of crisis. With an educated approach that includes factual analysis using business tools (e.g SWOT, STEEPLE and The Ansoff Matrix etc..), branding and marketing, students will build a website that will showcase their research.

Resources Needed
None

Price: $1930.28

Creative Language: Poetry Workshop

20 July – 24 July
9am to 12pm
Course Instructor: Ms S. Bromberg (USA)

Course Description
Students who are looking to string beautiful sentences together can look forward to our Poetry Workshop course. Students will guided to read and analzye a poem with a focus on devices, techniques and structure. Students will then write their very own poems based on what they learn among many other things!

Resources Needed
Paper, writing utensils, a quiet learning space for writing, reading, as well as providing and receiving feedback.

Price: $482.57

Intensive English Language: G9-10

20 July – 24 July
9am to 4pm
Course Instructor: Mr M. Perez (Philippines)

Course Description
Students who are committed to improving their English language skills will discover that this intensive course has been specially developed to equip students with strong foundations, enabling them to flourish in their reading, writing, listening, and speaking abilities. Each lesson is geared towards building confidence in grammar, vocabulary, writing, and speaking.

Resources Needed
Writing Materials

Price: $965.14

DP Academic Skills

20 July – 24 July
11am to 1pm
Course Instructor: Mr K. Millar (Canada)

Course Description
This course is designed to provide students with various strategies for learning, dealing with stress and improved academic performance as they head into the DP years.

Resources Needed
None

Price: $322.07

Fitness (High Intensity Interval Training, Pilates, Strength, and Stretching)

20 July – 24 July
2pm to 4pm
Course Instructor: Mr J. Larkins (Canada)

Course Description
This series will focus on building and improving muscular strength, flexibility, and balance. Students will engage in workouts which challenge them to grow and improve their physical health. In addition to this, students will learn the theory on how their muscles work, including how to activate them, and how to stretch them. This will give them the knowledge to train their muscles at home in a safe way, focusing on balance and recovery as key pillars to their physical wellness. Students will also learn about stress relief, mood management strategies, mindfulness, and how goal setting and building upon their strengths can be used to improve mood and confidence.

Resources Needed
Yoga Mat and Workout Space

Price: $322.07

Design Technology in Drama – Digital set design for your favourite story

20 July – 24 July
2pm to 4pm
Course Instructor: Ms P. Vlad (Romania-United Kingdom)

Course Description
Students choose their favourite fairytale and build the set design for a play featuring the characters in their chosen story.

Resources Needed
Mobile Phone (optional)

Price: $322.07

“My Songs are Awesome!”: Intermediate Music Theory & Composition

20 July – 24 July
2pm to 4pm
Course Instructor: Mr P. Miscovich (USA)

Course Description
Students will study more advanced music composition and arrangement, including voicing, harmonization, and orchestral instrumentation. Students will also compare and evaluate songs from around the world and throughout history, using both the elements of music as well as examining the connection of music and the arts to culture and society as a whole.

Resources Needed
Computer with internet access, GarageBand software, MuseScore (free download)

Price: $322.07

Concept Based Mathematics

20 July – 24 July
2pm to 4pm
Course Instructor: Mr A. Hussein (Singapore)

Course Description
The mathematics program in the summer school will be designed to promote both inquiry and application, helping students to develop problem solving techniques. Topics taught will span across the units: number; algebra; geometry and trigonometry; and statistics and probability. The students will learn how to represent information, explore and model situations and find solutions to familiar and unfamiliar problems.

Resources Needed
None

Price: $322.07

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