Week 2 Courses

Course Overview

*Course availability is subjected to enrolment numbers and government regulations


Kindergarten to Grade 1

English Language Arts: Summer of Discovery

6 July – 10 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: The Earth and Sky

6 July – 10 July
2pm to 4pm
Course Instructor: Ms S. Bustamante (USA)

Course Description
Go on an adventure through our Earth as we learn about the Earth, sky, weather and much more!

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

French for Beginners

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

Course Description
In this class we will look at the functional use of the language: to greet and introduce oneself, ask for something in a public place, being able to identify familiar people, places and objects, describe them and compare them. All these through songs, games and activities that are fun and attractive for young learners.

Resources Needed
None

Price: $160.85

Language Arts: Chinese Factory

6 July – 10 July
10am to 12pm
Course Instructor: Ms S. Peng (China)

Course Description
This summer, students become workers in a “factory”. They will work on producing fun games and movies for ‘our customers’.
Activities students can expect:
– Creating fun games using flashcards/ word cards: Students will contribute their idea to create fun games to help who want to learn Mandarin.
– Drama: Students will create a drama show according to the given story.
– Others: Quizlet game, sing Mandarin songs, Music and movement. Pinyin (if it needed)

Resources Needed
White paper, construction paper and basic stationery.

Price: $322.07

Creative Writing: Including Rhymes, Riddles and Reading with Roald Dahl, Dave Pilkey and more

6 July – 10 July
10am to 12pm
Course Instructor: Mrs V. Adamberry (Australia)

Course Description
Students can be inspired by the creative stories of authors such as Dr Suess, Mo Willems, Roald Dahl, Dave Pilkey and more! They can build their confidence in reading and writing by exploring how to develop their own ideas for writing and storytelling. Students will work on activities such as a character study, story structure, vocabulary development and be exposed to the different types of literary voices and styles. Students will become authors themselves by creating and publishing their own book to share.

Resources Needed
None

Price: $322.07

Introduction to latin dances and rhythms: Merengue and Bachata

6 July – 10 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 Merengue and Bachata dance, how to recognize the beat that feet needs to mark and by the end of one week session it is expected that most of them can dance a simple Merengue and Bachata songs. 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

Listening, Speaking, & Writing through Macrame Art

6 July – 10 July
1pm to 4pm
Course Instructor: Ms C. Park (USA)

Course Description
Enrich your child’s creative skills to improve writing, speaking, & listening. During this interactive course, students will engage in the art of macrame to authentically improve their literacy skills. Research proves that motivation and engagement are crucial for academic development. Join Ms. C Park for fun and engaging lessons on macrame art & procedural writing skills. Students will learn the foundational skills needed to create their own macrame art, while learning all about procedural writing, and connect both practices. The course will be taught in English and intended for intermediate to advanced level speakers.

Resources Needed
Macrame cords (multiple colours in 2mm & 4mm in diameter), scissors, beads, tape, writing notebook, pencil, coloured markers

Price: $482.57


Grade 6 to 8

Design Technology in Science – Modelling a biological cell in 3D space

6 July – 10 July
9am to 11am
Course Instructor: Ms P. Vlad (Romania-United Kingdom)

Course Description
Students learn how to draw and present their cell wall wall, membrane, and organelles in 3D.

Resources Needed
Mobile Phone (Optional)

Price: $322.07

Intensive English Language: G6-8

6 July – 10 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

6 July – 10 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: Merengue and Bachata

6 July – 10 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 Merengue and Bachata dance, how to recognize the beat that feet needs to mark and by the end of one week session it is expected that most of them can dance a simple Merengue and Bachata songs. 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

6 July – 10 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

Yoga Fitness, Breathwork, Health and Wellness

6 July – 10 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


Grade 9 to 12

Business Analysis in an Age of Uncertainty

6 July – 10 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

6 July – 10 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

6 July – 10 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

6 July – 10 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

Yoga Fitness, Breathwork, Health and Wellness

6 July – 10 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 Science – Modelling a biological cell in 3D space

6 July – 10 July
2pm to 4pm
Course Instructor: Ms P. Vlad (Romania-United Kingdom)

Course Description
Students learn how to draw and present their cell wall wall, membrane, and organelles in 3D.

Resources Needed
Mobile Phone (optional)

Price: $322.07

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

6 July – 10 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

6 July – 10 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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