ISS Discovery School: Summer 2021 is here!

Iconic female pilot, Amelia Earhart; the trailblazer of voyages, Christopher Columbus; brilliant scientist, Albert Einstein and pioneer of computer programming, Grace Hopper. These renowned historical figures made remarkable discoveries as part of their lifework in their areas of expertise.

Paying homage to these inspiring pioneers of discovery, ISS Discovery School: Summer 2021 welcomes aspiring young discoverers onboard our journey of exploration and learning! Dive into the areas of Language, STEM, Arts and Sports through our holistically designed programmes that are customised to suit the learning needs of learners across the ages of 4 to 16.

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Our courses are holistically designed to last a week and each week provides different activities and challenges under an overarching theme for all age groups and all programmes. So even if you pick the same Discovery programme for multiple weeks, the topics evolve and are guaranteed to pique your interest!

Week 1 Week 2 Week 3 Week 4
Theme Celebration of Nations Adventure Land Climate Warriors Mission Impossible
Date 8 June – 2 July 5 July – 9 July 12 July – 16 July 19 July, 21 July – 23 July

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Earhart’s Aviators
(4-6 years old)
Columbus’ Crew
(7-10 years old)
Einstein’s Explorers
(11-13 years old)
Hopper’s Heroes
(14-16 years old)

Earhart’s Aviators (4-6 years old)
Branch of Discovery Programme Details
Adventure Discovery Week 2 (5 July 21 – 9 July 21)

Adventure Land: Outdoor Explorers

Instructor: Ms Sophia Bustamante
Course Time: 1pm – 4pm
Course Price: SGD $490

Does your child spend enough time outdoors? Join Outdoor Aventure for a chance to disconnect from technology, and reconnect with nature! Throughout the week, children will spend their time outdoors, surrounded by the beautiful rainforest our campus is nestled in! We will make mud pies in a mud kitchen, dig for dinosaur fossils in a sandpit, craft using natural materials and more! Join us for a week of fun outdoor adventures.

Students are advised to bring a hat, suncream and a change of clothes as we might get messy! Playing outside is a great place to get messy!
Language Discovery Week 1 (28 June 21 – 2 July 21)

English Language Arts: Celebrations of Nations
Storytelling and Drama

Instructor: Ms Sophia Bustamante
Course Time: 9am – 12pm
Course Price: SGD $490

This fun week will be filled with stories and poems from different cultures! Each day will focus on a specific poem or story from a different culture. We will embark on a literary study of the elements of the stories, do some crafts and then make our own stories based on what we studied! The types of stories we will explore include: books, poems, Kamishibai and puppetry!
Week 2 (5 July 21 – 9 July 21)

English Language Arts: Adventure Land
Escape Room

Instructor: Ms Sophia Bustamante
Course Time: 9am – 12pm
Course Price: SGD $490

Do you think you have what it takes to escape the house of Goldilocks and the Three Bears? Do you think you can escape an Alien space ship? Join our Escape Room to find out! Each day children will complete escape room style activities by solving puzzles and cracking codes to escape! Afterwards, they will complete literacy activities related to their escape room. Students will develop teamwork, logic, numeracy skills, literacy and thinking skills over the course of the week!
STEM Discovery Week 1 (28 June 21 – 2 July 21)

Celebration of Nations: Once Upon a Time

Instructor: Kids Discovery Works
Course Time: 9am – 12pm and 1pm – 4pm
Course Price: SGD $490

Did you know that the Three Little Pigs were civil engineers? And the poor, much-maligned Big, Bad Wolf was only a structural engineer trying to do his job!? This camp harnesses the power of beloved children’s stories such as Hansel & Gretel and The Gingerbread Man to introduce young learners to science and engineering concepts such as states of matter, static & current electricity, potential & kinetic energy and more in a fun and humorous way. Kids will have loads of fun learning through exciting hands-on experiments, games and STEM challenges like designing balloon-powered racers and crossbows for Little Red Riding Hood, engineering flashlights for Hansel & Gretel, and more!
Week 2 (5 July 21 – 9 July 21)

Adventure Land: How to Train a Viking

Instructor: Kids Discovery Works
Course Time: 9am – 12pm and 1pm – 4pm
Course Price: SGD $490

Adventure awaits fans of How to Train Your Dragon! In this fun & engaging introduction to science and engineering, aspiring dragon trainers will help Hiccup and Toothless evade ruthless dragon hunters. Kids will have fun learning about buoyancy and designing a speedy Viking longship (considered an engineering marvel of the ancient world), deciphering Viking runes, engineering with wind power, exploring Viking catapults, and much, much more!
Week 3 (12 July 21 – 16 July 21)

Climate Warriors: Dino Discovery

Instructor: Kids Discovery Works
Course Time: 9am – 12pm and 1pm – 4pm
Course Price: SGD $490

Explore the wonders of prehistoric life with hands-on activities that guarantee learning, discovery, and fun! Our junior paleontologists will have a dino-mite time discovering the most extraordinary dinosaurs to have walked the Earth, participating in their very own dino dig, exploring geology as they discover how fossils, earthquakes and volcanoes form, and making their own “fossils”, dino-ramas and volcanoes!
Week 4 (19 July, 21 July 21 – 23 July 21)

Mission Impossible: Space Camp

Instructor: Kids Discovery Works
Course Time: 9am – 12pm and 1pm – 4pm
Course Price: SGD $392

Have an aspiring astronaut at home? Launch them on a space exploration adventure! Through engaging hands-on experiments and learning activities, young explorers will learn about our planet, space and our solar system. Kids will have a blast exploring the different planets in our solar system and designing their own planet, experimenting with the forces of gravity and aerodynamics with straw planes, paper helicopters & stomp rockets, and discovering the challenges of space travel and engineering their own Mars rover and more!

Columbus’ Crew (7-10 years old)
Branch of Discovery Programme Details
Arts Discovery
Week 2 (5 July 21 – 9 July 21)

Adventure Land: Drama and Pirates

Instructor: Mr Bruno Lebon
Course Time: 1pm – 4pm
Course Price: SGD $490

Exploring a world of adventure in junior musical theatre such as the “Pirates of Penzance”.
STEM Discovery Week 1 (28 June 21 – 2 July 21)

Celebration of Nations: Junior CSI

Instructor: Kids Discovery Works
Course Time: 9am – 12pm and 1pm – 4pm
Course Price: SGD $490

A dead body has been reported! In this fun forensic science program, fans of the videogame Among Us will try their hand at scientific crime-solving and develop their skills of observation, problem solving, communication, critical thinking and collaboration as they decipher secret messages, identify mysterious powders, lift fingerprints, and discover the mysteries of DNA and heredity! Who is the Imposter? Red looks kinda sus, but Orange has no alibi…

C.S.I.’s will have a ton of fun learning about fingerprints and their role in crime-solving, forensic chemistry and chemical reactions, heredity & DNA, the pros and cons of eyewitness testimony, and more!
Celebration of Nations: Lego Robotics – Star Wars

Instructor: Kids Discovery Works
Course Time: 9am – 12pm and 1pm – 4pm
Course Price: SGD $490

Unleash your child’s creativity with robotics! In this fun introduction to robotics and programming, kids will travel to a galaxy far, far away and learn how to design and program progressively more challenging robots using Lego WeDo 2.0. Young engineers will also
discover how to use motors, sensors and other attachments to make their robots perform specific tasks. Whether they are designing starfighters or programming droids to compete missions, kids will have a blast mastering new skills and bringing their creations to life!
Week 2 (5 July 21 – 9 July 21)

Adventure Land: Whizz, Pop, Bang!

Instructor: Kids Discovery Works
Course Time: 9am – 12pm and 1pm – 4pm
Course Price: SGD $490

Embark on an exciting exploration of physics and chemistry with engaging hands-on experiments that promise ooey-gooey, fizzy fun! Young scientists will have a blast discovering phase changes (with dry ice!), exploring the secrets of non-Newtonian fluids and polymers (with oobleck and slime!), engineering with the forces of aerodynamics (with stomp rockets!), and so much more!
Adventure Land: Lego Robotics – Jurassic World

Instructor: Kids Discovery Works
Course Time: 9am – 12pm and 1pm – 4pm
Course Price: SGD $490

In this introductory workshop, young engineers will explore the fundamentals of robotics and programming with Lego WeDo 2.0. Through experimentation, they will discover how robot motion is realized and learn how to build robots with walking mechanisms, how to increase force with levers and gears, and worked with motion and tilt sensors. Integrating multiple subject skills, students will learn to analyse Lego construction challenges, elaborate qualitative and quantitative criteria and constraints, and to break large problems down into smaller ones using acquired knowledge, skills, and creativity.
Week 3 (12 July 21 – 16 July 21)

Climate Warriors: Superhero Science

Instructor: Kids Discovery Works
Course Time: 9am – 12pm and 1pm – 4pm
Course Price: SGD $490

Loki is leading an army of Frost Giants to invade Earth! As our best and brightest S.H.I.E.L.D. Agent, you have been selected to help the Avengers in battle. Accompany the Avengers and help them to complete their missions. Clear blocked passageways, defeat enemy drones, distract and destroy Frost Giants… Earth depends on you! S.H.I.E.L.D. Agents will learn science and engineering concepts as they complete fun and engaging STEM missions. Kids will have a great time creating “explosive” chemical reactions, discovering Newton’s 3rd Law (with water rockets!), engineering DIY crossbows to experiment with projectile trajectory, and more!
Climate Warriors: LEGO Robotics – Obstacle Marathon

Instructor: Kids Discovery Works
Course Time: 9am – 12pm and 1pm – 4pm
Course Price: SGD $490

It’s a robot Olympics! In this fun robotics camp, young engineers will be challenged to build, program and test a robot that can overcome multiple obstacles. Students will work in teams and integrate multiple subject skills as they learn to break down and analyse problems and devise plans to creatively overcome challenges. As they pit their bots against each other on various task-based challenges, students will learn engineering and programming using LEGO WeDo 2.0 and Mindstorms EV3 technology.
Week 4 (19 July, 21 July 21 – 23 July 21)

Mission Impossible: Doomsday – Earth Rescue

Instructor: Kids Discovery Works
Course Time: 9am – 12pm and 1pm – 4pm
Course Price: SGD $392

A massive asteroid has collided with our Moon, knocking it out of its normal orbit and precipitating a series of natural disasters on Earth! In this exciting STEM program, students will race against time to save the world from a series of catastrophic events. Taught by a real-life geologist and volcanologist, students will discover the science behind some of the most devastating natural disasters on our planet through fun, hands-on experiments and engaging STEM challenges. Students will have a blast learning all about volcanoes and saving their city from volcanic hazards, experimenting with seismometers and engineering skyscrapers to withstand a violent earthquake, discovering the relationship between climate change and hurricanes, building a “cyclone” and more!
Mission Impossible: LEGO Robotics – Battlebots!

Instructor: Kids Discovery Works
Course Time: 9am – 12pm and 1pm – 4pm
Course Price: SGD $392

In this fun introduction to robotics, kids will learn how to design and program progressively more challenging robots using LEGO WeDo 2.0 or Mindstorms EV3. Young engineers will discover how to use motors, sensors and attachments to make their robots perform specific tasks. The camp will culminate in a final competition where kids will battle their bots in the ring…sumo-style!

Einstein’s Explorers (11-13 years old)
Branch of Discovery Programme Details
Arts Discovery
Week 1 (28 June 21 – 2 July 21)

Celebration of Nations: Smartphone Photography

Instructor: Ms Tatianna Nasr
Course Time: 1pm – 4pm
Course Price: SGD $600

Exploring Singapore’s amazing cultural diversity, students will have the chance to visit various locations around Singapore that are deemed culturally significant. In this course, we will cover the use of smartphone photography (Android and/or Apple smartphones permitted); its related controls such as f/stops and exposure correction; and skills such as composition, lighting, and image editing Students will showcase their personal achievements through specially curated photography portfolios, which will be shared with the class and with parents, covering the week-long theme of “Celebration of Nations”.

Students are required to have smartphones and Snapseed to be used for image editing purposes (smartphone app to be downloaded via Google Play/App Store).
Week 3 (12 July 21 – 16 July 21)

Climate Warriors: Smartphone Photography

Instructor: Ms Tatianna Nasr
Course Time: 1pm – 4pm
Course Price: SGD $600

While exploring Singapore Botanic Gardens and a few of Singapore’s national parks, many that are home to a wide variety of flora and fauna, we will cover the use of smartphone photography (Android and/or Apple smartphones permitted); its related controls such as f/stops and exposure correction; and skills such as composition, lighting, and image editing. Students will showcase their personal achievements through specially curated photography portfolios, which will be shared with the class and with parents, covering the week-long theme of “Climate Warriors”.

Students are required to have smartphones and Snapseed to be used for image editing purposes (smartphone app to be downloaded via Google Play/App Store).
Week 3 (12 July 21 – 16 July 21)

Climate Warrior : Green Drama

Instructor: Mr Bruno Lebon
Course Time: 1pm – 4pm
Course Price: SGD $490

Discovering sustainable theatre and the Green Broadway Alliance. How to stage a musical theatre skit, creating our “3R” own mini musical and and exploring how any trash can be used for creating a performance.
Language Discovery
Across all weeks (28 June – 23 July 2021)

English Language Learners

Instructor: Mr Sean Bailey
Course Time: 9am – 12pm
Course Price: SGD $490 for Week 1, 2 or 3 and SGD $390 for Week 4

In this course, students will focus on understanding the main skills of English language development, and developing confidence within our individual language needs. We will navigate specific communication skills through vocabulary building, reading comprehension, written expression, and English speaking ability.
Across all weeks (28 June – 23 July 2021)

Intensive English Language

Instructor: Mr Miller Perez and Ms Petrina Krishnan
Course Time: 9am – 4pm
Course Price: SGD $$3,724.00

Specially created for students who are committed to improving their English language skills, these 4-week intensive programme has been specially developed to equip learners with a strong foundation, enabling each individual to flourish in reading, writing, listening, and speaking abilities. Each lesson is geared towards building confidence in grammar, vocabulary, writing, and speaking in a friendly group environment. Students will explore role-play (talk with each other) and task-based assignments (having fun with English).
STEM Discovery Week 1 (28 June 21 – 2 July 21)

Celebration of Nations: LEGO Robotics – Battlebots!

Instructor: Kids Discovery Works
Course Time: 9am – 12pm and 1pm – 4pm
Course Price: SGD $490

In this fun introduction to robotics, kids will learn how to design and program progressively more challenging robots using LEGO WeDo 2.0 or Mindstorms EV3. Young engineers will discover how to use motors, sensors and attachments to make their robots perform specific tasks. The camp will culminate in a final competition where kids will battle their bots in the ring…sumo-style!
Week 2 (5 July 21 – 9 July 21)

Adventure Land: LEGO Robotics – Obstacle Marathon

Instructor: Kids Discovery Works
Course Time: 9am – 12pm and 1pm – 4pm
Course Price: SGD $490

It’s a robot Olympics! In this fun robotics camp, young engineers will be challenged to build, program and test a robot that can overcome multiple obstacles. Students will work in teams and integrate multiple subject skills as they learn to break down and analyse problems and devise plans to creatively overcome challenges. As they pit their bots against each other on various task-based challenges, students will learn engineering and programming using LEGO WeDo 2.0 and Mindstorms EV3 technology.
Week 3 (12 July 21 – 16 July 21)

Climate Warriors: MakerLab Robotics

Instructor: Kids Discovery Works
Course Time: 9am – 12pm and 1pm – 4pm
Course Price: SGD $490

Unleash your child’s creativity with robotics! In this fun introduction to robotics and programming, kids will discover how robots are used in industry, and learn to use motors, sensors and other attachments to make robots that can perform specific tasks and meet challenges. Whether they are designing robotic arms, color sorting machines or autonomous vehicles, kids will have a blast mastering new skills and bringing their creations to life!
Week 4 (19 July, 21 July 21 – 23 July 21)

Mission Impossible: LEGO Robotics – Battlebots!

Instructor: Kids Discovery Works
Course Time: 9am – 12pm and 1pm – 4pm
Course Price: SGD $392

In this fun introduction to robotics, kids will learn how to design and program progressively more challenging robots using LEGO WeDo 2.0 or Mindstorms EV3. Young engineers will discover how to use motors, sensors and attachments to make their robots perform specific tasks. The camp will culminate in a final competition where kids will battle their bots in the ring…sumo-style!

Hopper’s Heroes (14-16 years old)
Branch of Discovery Programme Details
Arts Discovery
Week 1 (28 June 21 – 2 July 21)

Celebration of Nations: Smartphone Photography

Instructor: Ms Tatianna Nasr
Course Time: 1pm – 4pm
Course Price: SGD $600

Exploring Singapore’s amazing cultural diversity, students will have the chance to visit various locations around Singapore that are deemed culturally significant. In this course, we will cover the use of smartphone photography (Android and/or Apple smartphones permitted); its related controls such as f/stops and exposure correction; and skills such as composition, lighting, and image editing Students will showcase their personal achievements through specially curated photography portfolios, which will be shared with the class and with parents, covering the week-long theme of “Celebration of Nations”.

Students are required to have smartphones and Snapseed to be used for image editing purposes (smartphone app to be downloaded via Google Play/App Store).
Week 3 (12 July 21 – 16 July 21)

Climate Warriors: Smartphone Photography

Instructor: Ms Tatianna Nasr
Course Time: 1pm – 4pm
Course Price: SGD $600

While exploring Singapore Botanic Gardens and a few of Singapore’s national parks, many that are home to a wide variety of flora and fauna, we will cover the use of smartphone photography (Android and/or Apple smartphones permitted); its related controls such as f/stops and exposure correction; and skills such as composition, lighting, and image editing. Students will showcase their personal achievements through specially curated photography portfolios, which will be shared with the class and with parents, covering the week-long theme of “Climate Warriors”.

Students are required to have smartphones and Snapseed to be used for image editing purposes (smartphone app to be downloaded via Google Play/App Store).
Week 3 (12 July 21 – 16 July 21)

Climate Warrior : Green Drama

Instructor: Mr Bruno Lebon
Course Time: 1pm – 4pm
Course Price: SGD $490

Discovering sustainable theatre and the Green Broadway Alliance. How to stage a musical theatre skit, creating our “3R” own mini musical and and exploring how any trash can be used for creating a performance.
Language Discovery
Across all weeks (28 June – 23 July 2021)

English Language Learners

Instructor: Mr Sean Bailey
Course Time: 9am – 12pm
Course Price: SGD $490 for Week 1, 2 or 3 and SGD $390 for Week 4

In this course, students will focus on understanding the main skills of English language development, and developing confidence within our individual language needs. We will navigate specific communication skills through vocabulary building, reading comprehension, written expression, and English speaking ability.
Across all weeks (28 June – 23 July 2021)

Intensive English Language

Instructor: Mr Miller Perez and Ms Petrina Krishnan
Course Time: 9am – 4pm
Course Price: SGD $$3,724.00

Specially created for students who are committed to improving their English language skills, these 4-week intensive programme has been specially developed to equip learners with a strong foundation, enabling each individual to flourish in reading, writing, listening, and speaking abilities. Each lesson is geared towards building confidence in grammar, vocabulary, writing, and speaking in a friendly group environment. Students will explore role-play (talk with each other) and task-based assignments (having fun with English).
STEM Discovery Week 1 (28 June 21 – 2 July 21)

Celebration of Nations: LEGO Robotics – Battlebots!

Instructor: Kids Discovery Works
Course Time: 9am – 12pm and 1pm – 4pm
Course Price: SGD $490

In this fun introduction to robotics, kids will learn how to design and program progressively more challenging robots using LEGO WeDo 2.0 or Mindstorms EV3. Young engineers will discover how to use motors, sensors and attachments to make their robots perform specific tasks. The camp will culminate in a final competition where kids will battle their bots in the ring…sumo-style!
Week 2 (5 July 21 – 9 July 21)

Adventure Land: LEGO Robotics – Obstacle Marathon

Instructor: Kids Discovery Works
Course Time: 9am – 12pm and 1pm – 4pm
Course Price: SGD $490

It’s a robot Olympics! In this fun robotics camp, young engineers will be challenged to build, program and test a robot that can overcome multiple obstacles. Students will work in teams and integrate multiple subject skills as they learn to break down and analyse problems and devise plans to creatively overcome challenges. As they pit their bots against each other on various task-based challenges, students will learn engineering and programming using LEGO WeDo 2.0 and Mindstorms EV3 technology.
Week 3 (12 July 21 – 16 July 21)

Climate Warriors: MakerLab Robotics

Instructor: Kids Discovery Works
Course Time: 9am – 12pm and 1pm – 4pm
Course Price: SGD $490

Unleash your child’s creativity with robotics! In this fun introduction to robotics and programming, kids will discover how robots are used in industry, and learn to use motors, sensors and other attachments to make robots that can perform specific tasks and meet challenges. Whether they are designing robotic arms, color sorting machines or autonomous vehicles, kids will have a blast mastering new skills and bringing their creations to life!
Week 4 (19 July, 21 July 21 – 23 July 21)

Mission Impossible: LEGO Robotics – Battlebots!

Instructor: Kids Discovery Works
Course Time: 9am – 12pm and 1pm – 4pm
Course Price: SGD $392

In this fun introduction to robotics, kids will learn how to design and program progressively more challenging robots using LEGO WeDo 2.0 or Mindstorms EV3. Young engineers will discover how to use motors, sensors and attachments to make their robots perform specific tasks. The camp will culminate in a final competition where kids will battle their bots in the ring…sumo-style!

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Don’t miss out on this opportunity to experience a summer to remember.
For enquiries, please contact our Discovery School Coordinator at discoveryschool@iss.edu.sg or call +65 6939 6120.