SUMMER PROGRAMS 2020 - TASIS Summer Programs

 
SUMMER PROGRAMS 2020 - TASIS Summer Programs
SUMMER PROGRA MS 2020
SUMMER PROGRAMS 2020 - TASIS Summer Programs
MISSION
TASIS ENGLAND NURTURES INTELLECTUAL CURIOSITY
AND EMBOLDENS EACH LEARNER TO FLOURISH AS A
PRINCIPLED, OPEN-MINDED, AND COMPASSIONATE
MEMBER OF A GLOBAL COMMUNITY.
SUMMER PROGRAMS 2020 - TASIS Summer Programs
W E LC O M E TO TA S I S -
T H E U LT I M AT E S U M M E R
STUDENT E XPERIENCE!
THIS IS YOUR PROGRAM: WHERE FUN, LEARNING AND ADVENTURE MERGE!
The TASIS England Summer Program          multicultural and community-centered     their differences as the foundation
is the place where students want to be!   boarding program. Students also          for a rich experience and meaningful
Why? We offer the perfect balance of      experience England at its best through   friendships. Join us!
highly academic courses and engaging,     exciting weekend excursions. At TASIS,
interactive activities all within our     students embrace diversity and use

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SUMMER PROGRAMS 2020 - TASIS Summer Programs
“I CHOSE TASIS TO IMPROVE
MY FUTURE, IMPROVE MY
ENGLISH, AND GO TO THE
U.S. FOR COLLEGE.”
SUMMER PROGRAMS 2020 - TASIS Summer Programs
CONTENTS
YOUR SUMMER OF ADVENTURE    2

ENRICHMENT COURSES          5

ACADEMIC COURSES           13

ENGLISH LANGUAGE COURSES   15

ENGLISH LANGUAGE EXAM
PREPARATION                19

ELECTIVE COURSES           20

SPORTS                     24

TRAVEL                     27

LIVING IN A COMMUNITY      28

OVERVIEW OF COURSES        30

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SUMMER PROGRAMS 2020 - TASIS Summer Programs
YOUR SUMMER. YOUR ADVENTURE.
Located in the quiet village of Thorpe,      CAMPUS HIGHLIGHTS                  CLOSE TO CAMPUS
Surrey, our spacious and secure
campus features a charming mixture of        • 46 acres of historic buildings   • Horseback Riding
old and new buildings with modernized          and grounds                      • London and West End Theatres
interiors. Best of all, TASIS is close to
                                             • Wireless Internet access         • Windsor Castle
international airports, London and all its
cultural highlights, as well as adventure    • 3 Technology Centres
parks and sports arenas.                     • Innovation Centre
                                             • Library
The TASIS England Summer Programs
                                             • 350-seat Theatre
are attended by a vibrant and varied
international body of students, each         • Student Café
year attracting young people from over       • 2 Gyms with Basketball Courts
35 nations. Our programs are designed        • Fully equipped Fitness Centre
to create a friendly, community-
centered atmosphere in which every           • 6 Athletic Fields
student will learn, grow, and have fun.      • 4 Tennis Courts

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“IN GRAPHIC DESIGN, I GET
TO EXPRESS MYSELF.”

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YOUR SUMMER OF DISCOVERY –
ENRICHMENT COURSES
DRAWING & 3-D DESIGN Sessions 1 & 2, Ages 14-17
Explore the city of London while you      workbook, learn different techniques      3-dimensional works of art. 3-D model-
develop your creativity and find new      to bring your ideas to life (using        making techniques using paper and
ways of seeing and observing the          Photoshop, oils, collage, varnishes,      model card will also be used to teach
world around you. You will document       stencils, etc.), then further develop     the essence of form and how to work
your ideas and observations in a          your 2-dimensional designs into           with different media and scales.

FASHION & TEXTILE DESIGN Sessions 1 & 2, Ages 13-17
This combined study of fashion            printing, painting, weaving, felting,     different methods, materials, and
and textile design offers a unique        and sewing. You will also learn how       hands-on techniques. Visits to London
opportunity to learn and master various   to create garments, patterns, and         galleries and fashion locations will be
textile design techniques including       2- or 3-dimensional installations using   an integral part of the course.

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ENRICHMENT COURSES                                                                      C O N T. . .

 LONDON THROUGH A LENS: DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY Sessions 1 & 2, Ages 13-17

 Discover London through a camera             develop your ideas and refine your       photographers and their stylistic
 lens as you capture images of life in        techniques. Topics include studio        camera techniques is integral to the
 this vibrant city using the latest digital   photography, outdoor action, and still   course. Over the course of the session,
 technologies. On campus, you will            photography. Learning about specific     you will prepare three portfolios.

 INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS Sessions 1 & 2, Ages 14-17
 The global marketplace has an impact         business and discover the ins and outs   expressions, importing and exporting,
 on daily living and finances worldwide.      of global trade, immigration, business   careers, economies, and much more.
 Explore the field of international           travel, current events, courtesy

 STEM Sessions 1 & 2, Ages 13-17, STEM JUNIOR Sessions 1 & 2, Ages 10-12
 This STEM (Science, Technology,              and emphasizes the application of        solution and connection to a real-world
 Engineering, and Math) class integrates      knowledge to real-life situations.       problem and emphasizes project-
 concepts that are usually taught as          A lesson or unit in a STEM class is      based learning.
 separate subjects in different classes       typically based around finding a

 DEBATE & PUBLIC SPEAKING Sessions 1 & 2, Ages 14-17
 Students, even after they reach a high       this course students will be taught      contact, which will enable them to
 level of English, often lack confidence      techniques such as clear organization    improve their oral skills and become
 in their speaking ability, especially if     of ideas and counter-arguments, tone     more effective debaters.
 they have to speak in public. During         of speech, body language, and eye

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“I WAS ABLE TO GO
TO SOME MUSICALS
IN LONDON.”

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ENRICHMENT COURSES                                                                          C O N T. . .

TELEVISION PRODUCTION Sessions 1 & 2, Ages 13-17
Powerful and persuasive, television           In this course, you will learn to produce   Quicktime. Television production is an
has the power to change the course            your own videos using everyday              exciting, fast-paced field. Live the life of
of history by its influence on viewers        recording equipment as well as the          a television producer for a summer and
and how it communicates information.          programs iMovie, Final Cut Pro, and         get a taste for the adventure!

LEAD U ACADEMY: LEADERSHIP IN ACTION! Session 1, Ages 13-17
JD Wilson with the Lead U Crew will be        on campus to lead their peers.              students will work together through
hosting a fully interactive, differentiated   Furthermore, they will be given the         various age-specific strategies focusing
empowerment experience at TASIS               opportunity to connect, collaborate,        on public speaking, peer-to-peer
The American School in England over           and create together while building          communication, social emotional
a three-week leadership course.               their own school community. This            learning, mindfulness, and the
Students will learn and live the              experiential learning will help the         responsibility of embracing the
elements of a strong team, as well            students foster skills necessary for        leader within themselves.
as develop activities and initiatives         becoming tomorrow’s leader. The

IB MATH REVIEW Session 2, Ages 15-17
This course is aimed at students who          Mathematics courses and also move           the IB Mathematics courses. Finally
will be entering their second year of         into some topics that are part of the       some time will be devoted to the
the IB Diploma Programme. It will revisit     second year. Consideration will be          Mathematics Exploration, which is
and reinforce some skills covered             given to using the Graphics Display         the Internal Assessment component.
in the first year of the IB Diploma           Calculator which is an integral tool for

READING ADVENTURES, EARTH DISCOVERY, AND LEADERSHIP Sessions 1 & 2, Ages 10-12
This enrichment class includes                disciplines pertaining to the three
language arts, reading and writing,           themes will be explored and studied,
mathematics, and science. Organization        culminating in an excursion related to
and leadership skills are imbedded            each theme.
in the curriculum. Different academic

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“I PRACTICED MY ENGLISH AND
     I MADE LOTS OF FRIENDS.”

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YOUR SUMMER OF DE VELOPMENT
– AC ADEMIC COURSES
GEOMETRY – A SIX-WEEK COURSE, AGES 14-17
This course provides a thorough          deductive reasoning. An introduction to
foundation in plane Euclidean geometry   trigonometry through similar triangles
with an emphasis on the formal nature    and to analytic geometry through the
of definition and the structure of       coordinate plane is included.
knowledge, as well as inductive and

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“I LEARNT A LOT OF NEW THINGS IN WRITING…
 MY SPELLING ALSO GOT BETTER.”

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YOUR SUMMER OF LEARNING
AND GROWTH – ENGLISH
LANGUAGE COURSES
AGES 10-17

TASIS English Language courses will      language skills throughout the day.       Britain. Through everyday life, sports,
help you make rapid progress in your     Weekdays include structured and           travel, study, and new friendships, you
English fluency. Living in an English-   intensive classroom instruction, fun      will be part of an intense immersion
speaking environment and sharing the     elective classes, sports, and evening     experience and make excellent
campus with native English speakers      activities. Weekends are devoted to       progress with your language skills.
means that you will practice your        travel to London and throughout Great

WRITING ENHANCEMENT
Sessions 1 & 2, Ages 13-17

Students whose first language is not     in English-speaking schools and           English. Work is focused on techniques
English often feel insecure with their   universities. This course will help you   of clear writing through a variety of
ability to clearly communicate their     better understand and use clear logical   compositions. You will develop the
ideas in written form. This is a vital   order and structure when presenting       ability to express thoughts and opinions
skill needed for academic success        your thoughts and ideas in written        clearly and effectively in written forms.

                                                                                   The British Council inspected and
                                                                                   accredited TASIS The American
                                                                                   School in England in July 2018. The
                                                                                   Accreditation Scheme assesses the
                                                                                   standards of management, resources
                                                                                   and premises, teaching, welfare,
                                                                                   and safeguarding of under 18s and
                                                                                   accredits organizations which meet
                                                                                   the overall standard in each area
                                                                                   inspected (see www.britishcouncil.org/
                                                                                   education/accreditation for details).

                                                                                   This private boarding and day school
                                                                                   offers residential vacation courses in
                                                                                   general English for under 18s.

                                                                                   Strengths were noted in the areas
                                                                                   of student administration, premises
                                                                                   and facilities, care of students,
                                                                                   accommodation, and leisure
                                                                                   opportunities. The inspection report
                                                                                   stated that the organization met the
                                                                                   standards of the Scheme.

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YOUR SUMMER OF LEARNING
 AND GROWTH – ENGLISH
 L A N G U A G E C O U R S E S C O N T. . .
 ENGLISH LANGUAGE: LEVELS 1 THROUGH 6 Sessions 1 & 2 , Ages 10-17
 Overview                               Teaching techniques                  Topics include:

 •   3-week courses (Sessions 1 or 2)   •   Discussion                       •   Traditional English Fare
 •   6-week courses (Sessions 1 & 2)    •   Working in groups and pairs      •   Current Affairs
 •   Students are grouped by age        •   Oral presentations               •   Fashion
 •   Average: 12 students per class     •   Listening exercises              •   International Education Systems
 •   Maximum: 14 students per class     •   Songs                            •   Wonders of the Sea
                                        •   Dialogues                        •   Climate and Weather
 Objective                              •   Role-play
                                        •   Communication games              Materials
 To help each student make rapid        •   Dictation
 and substantial progress in his/her    •   Daily journals                   •   Online resources
 language skills. To ensure this, all   •   Structured writing assignments   •   Websites
 levels are taught using a modern                                            •   British and American textbooks
 dynamic communicative approach         Skill areas                          •   Graded readers
 in which students are able to use                                           •   A modern and fully equipped
 English actively while studying        •   Grammar                              language laboratory offers the
 topics of interest to young people.    •   Speaking                             latest in language learning software
                                        •   Writing
                                        •   Reading

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“THIS IS MY SECOND YEAR AT TASIS,
 I EXPLORE MY PASSIONS AND I GET
 TO TRY NEW COURSES.”

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YOUR SUMMER OF SUCCESS –
ENGLISH L ANGUAGE EXA M
P R E P A R AT I O N
IELTS PREPARATION – SESSIONS 1 & 2, AGES 15-17
This intensive course is designed to      to assess a student’s level of English   you will become familiar with strategies
prepare you for the academic version      for admissions purposes, and it has      to improve your IELTS scores.
of the International English Language     become increasingly accepted by          A placement test is conducted upon
Testing System (IELTS) exam. This         American universities. You will work     arrival to ensure students meet the
British/Australian exam is used by        on all sections of the exam: Writing,    course requirements.
universities and institutions worldwide   Speaking, Listening, and Reading, and

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Y O U R S U M M E R O F E X P L O R AT I O N –
 ELECTIVE COURSES
 DISCOVER NEW SUBJECTS YOU HAVE ALWAYS WANTED TO TRY OR PRACTICE ACTIVITIES YOU ALREADY
 ENJOY! ELECTIVES MEET FOR 50 MINUTES EACH DAY, MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY, AND STUDENTS
 CHOOSE ONE ELECTIVE PER SESSION.

 GRAPHIC DESIGN
 In this class the students will develop    media, and other graphic projects.         Topics covered will include page layout
 the knowledge and skills necessary to      The course will provide an introduction    design, vector-based illustration, and
 use computer technology as a medium        to the principles and techniques           photographic manipulation. Programs
 for assisting with the design and          of graphic design using the latest         used will include Adobe Photoshop.
 manipulation of drawings, photographic     computer technology and software.

 BEGINNERS FRENCH
 This course is designed for students       but also to the vibrant French culture.    of activities. Simple phrases that
 who have little or no previous             Students will develop basic-level          develop vocabulary, pronunciation,
 knowledge of the French language.          abilities of the language through          and comprehension will be explored.
 It will not only introduce students to a   listening, speaking, reading, and
 basic understanding of the language,       active participation in a variety

 STUDIO ART
 Explore and discover fundamental           form using charcoal, pen, ink, pastels,
 drawing, sketching, and painting           and paint. This elective features studio
 techniques. You will learn the nature      work and outdoor sketching.
 of line, space, color, composition, and

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Y O U R S U M M E R O F E X P L O R AT I O N –
E L E C T I V E C O U R S E S C O N T. . .
DANCE                                     DIGITAL MUSIC
Collaborate with other dance              This innovative music class combines
enthusiasts to create an original dance   playing real musical instruments with
piece. Students choose the music and,     the modern technology of GarageBand.
guided by their teacher, develop the      You will learn to play and record pieces
choreography, practice and polish the     to create digital sequences. The next
dance, and perform it at the end-of-      steps will be to combine, enhance, and
session Talent Show.                      manipulate your music to create an
                                          original digital music composition.

INTRODUCTION TO ROBOTICS                  THEATRE PERFORMANCE
Discover robotics – the study of the      Express yourself and your creativity!
design, construction, operation, and      Learn and build on the following theatre
application of robots. You will learn     skills: improvisation, characterizations,
about robotic vision, motion planning,    voice projection, and movement. You
mobile mechanisms, kinematics,            will create, develop, and perform
and sensors. Projects will feature        theatrical pieces to perform at the end-
the construction of robots driven by      of-session Talent Show.
a microcontroller, and each project
will reinforce the basic principles
developed in class.

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Y O U R S U M M E R O F E X P L O R AT I O N –
 S P ORT S
 WE OFFER A WIDE RANGE OF SPORTS AND ACTIVITIES ON OUR BEAUTIFUL CAMPUS, WITH EXCELLENT
 FACILITIES UNDER THE GUIDANCE AND MENTORSHIP OF A PASSIONATE GROUP OF PROFESSIONAL
 SPORT+ COACHES.

 ARCHERY                                         BADMINTON                                    BASKETBALL
 Learn the techniques and posture                A great leisure sport to enjoy with          Build your sports skills and master the
 behind how to accurately perform                friends. Learn the strategies and            quick thinking necessary to excel in this
 archery, hone your skills in this sport,        methods of the game to compete               sport both as a player and as part of a
 and take on a number of accuracy                tactically against opponents and             team.
 challenges with target practice. Put            with team mates.
 your skills to the test with Archery
 Tag; padded arrow tips allow you to
 challenge besting others!

 FITNESS                                         GYM                                          MARTIAL ARTS
 There are many ways to exercise                 Our fully equipped gym comes with            Our Martial Arts course offers an array
 and our fitness experts can cater to            great spacing, all kinds of quality          of disciplines. Self-defense is the
 them all. Boxfit, circuit training, crossfit,   equipment, and the facility to complete      focus of the course, discipline is the
 and running are a few options that we           any manner of workout. Always a              method. You will learn blocks, holds,
 offer. We will cater to the needs and           popular choice at TASIS, learn from          throws, and much more. Martial Arts is
 wants of the group and help you                 our fitness team who will support with       a demanding but stimulating activity
 enjoy achieving your fitness goals.             workouts, give training advice, or lead      and a great opportunity for those who
                                                 those who prefer guidance. Due to the        want to face a new challenge!
                                                 nature of the sport and facility, students
                                                 must be over 14 to use the gym.

 SOCCER                                          STREET-STYLE DANCE                           TABLE TENNIS
 Step on the pitch with others from              Have fun expressing yourself to              Learn the tricks of the game and
 around the world and get a true taste           music. Enjoy learning the moves              the methods of success. Take on
 for why soccer is an international game.        to all kinds of music using a number         challenges set by coaches and enjoy
                                                 of street styles. Test yourself and          playing with and against your friends.
                                                 what you have learned by putting it
                                                 into routines. Exercise, express,
                                                 and learn something new!

 TENNIS                                          VOLLEYBALL                                   YOGA
 We have a proud history of tennis at            Another popular sport, learn to apply        Focused relaxation is a completely
 TASIS. Players are able to play with            the techniques of volleyball in order to     different way to spend your sports
 each other at all levels, learn how to          play the game effectively. Teamwork is       time. Conditioning exercises build
 improve on techniques, and enjoy this           important within this game; build your       up your core stability and strength.
 game!                                           social skills and communication to win       Balance and flexibility are developed
                                                 over your opponents!                         through movement patterns. Breathing
                                                                                              techniques help with mental well-being.

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“THE ACTIVITIES ARE NON-STOP.”

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Y O U R S U M M E R O F E X P L O R AT I O N –
T R AV E L
WEEKENDS ARE A TIME TO CHOOSE YOUR ADVENTURE. WHETHER YOU EXPERIENCE THE ANCIENT
MYSTERIES OF STONEHENGE, RIDE A ROLLER COASTER, GO PAINTBALLING, OR DISCOVER LONDON, THE
CHOICE WILL BE YOURS. TEACHERS AND COUNSELORS WILL ACCOMPANY THE GROUPS TO ENSURE THAT
ALL TRIPS AND ACTIVITIES ARE BOTH FUN AND SAFE.

TRIPS & EXCURSIONS
The list below represents trips and excursions typically offered. Destinations may change,
depending on availability and interest.

Weekend Excursions                        Theatre Trips                              The highlight of each summer session
                                                                                     is the final awards banquet followed
•   Afternoon Tea at Great Fosters        •   Mamma Mia                              by a memorable riverboat disco
•   British Museum                        •   Phantom of the Opera                   cruise along the Thames. The historic
•   Buckingham Palace                     •   Stomp                                  buildings of London are illuminated in
•   Cambridge                             •   Wicked                                 the background as the riverboat winds
•   Chelsea Stadium Tour                  •   Lion King                              its way through the evening journey.
•   Chessington World of Adventures
•   Cinema                                On-Campus Activities
•   Covent Garden
•   Emirates Cup                          • Capture the Flag
•   Go Ape Ropes Course                   • Discos on Saturday evenings
•   Guildford Spectrum                    • Faculty vs. Student Basketball
•   Knightsbridge & Harrods                 and Soccer
•   London Eye                            • Volleyball
•   Madame Tussauds Wax Museum            • Dodge Ball
•   Oxford                                • Fun on the Lawn: Team Games
•   Paintball                             • Laser Tag
•   Stonehenge & Salisbury                • Open Mic Night
•   Thorpe Park                           • Performing Arts Talent Show
•   Tower of London                       • Comic Book Making Club
•   Warner Studios: Harry Potter Tour     • Make your own Pizza Night
•   Wimbledon                             • Shakespeare Performance
•   Windsor                               • Speed Friending
                                          • Trivia Night
Shopping Excursions                       • Visual Arts Exhibition

•   Bicester Outlets, Oxford
•   Gunwharf Quay, Portsmouth
•   Oxford Street, London
•   Westfield Mall, West London

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YOUR SUMMER OF FRIENDSHIPS –
 LIVING IN A COMMUNITY
 EXPECTATIONS

 Most students who attend the TASIS        and activities on time, treating fellow   TASIS England reserves the right
 England Summer Programs are               students and teachers politely and        to dismiss a student who has
 boarders, and life in a residential       respectfully, and using appropriate       demonstrated that he or she is an
 school is different from life in a day    language. Formal expectations for         unsatisfactory member of the school
 school. In order for everyone to live     behavior include, but are not limited     community. If, in the School’s judgment,
 together happily and safely, specific     to, prohibitions against drugs,           a student’s conduct on or away from
 expectations for behavior are set forth   smoking, drinking, and stealing.          campus indicates that he or she is
 formally in writing and informally, as    Breaking these rules will result in       consistently out of sympathy with
 dictated by common sense.                 more serious consequences.                the ideals, objectives, and programs
 These expectations are based on                                                     of the School, parents will be required
 the need for community members            The vast majority of students who
                                                                                     to withdraw the student, even though
 to conduct themselves in a way that       attend our summer programs come
                                                                                     there may be no infraction of a
 builds mutual trust and respect.          to learn, have fun, and make new
                                                                                     specific rule.
 Examples of informal expectations         friends, and there are rarely serious
 for behavior include: arriving to class   infractions of major rules.

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DORM LIFE

Living in a dorm is fun and enjoyable.    segregated, and it is TASIS’ policy to      on the size of the facility and the age
Students find that, in addition to        mix nationalities and languages within      of the students, as students of similar
making new friends, living in a           individual rooms. Because of this,          ages are grouped together. Students
community atmosphere helps them to        TASIS does not accept special               are encouraged to keep rooms clean
develop independence, maturity, and       roommate requests. The number of            and tidy, and counselors and teachers
confidence. Boys and girls are strictly   students in each dormitory depends          oversee daily life in the dormitory.

MEDICAL INFORMATION

Two fully qualified nurses live on        during his or her stay, the nursing staff
campus and are available to attend        will take care of all arrangements, and
to students’ health needs. If a student   parents will be notified immediately.
requires the attention of a physician

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YOUR SUMMER –
 YOUR TEACHERS AND COURSES
 FACULTY MEMBERS IN THE TASIS ENGLAND SUMMER PROGRAMS ARE EXPERIENCED, PROFESSIONAL
 EDUCATORS. IN THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE PROGRAM, TEACHERS USUALLY HOLD RECOGNIZED BRITISH
 OR AMERICAN TEACHING QUALIFICATIONS. OUR TEACHERS ARE CAREFULLY CHOSEN FOR THE QUALITY
 OF THEIR DEGREES OR THEIR RELEVANT WORK EXPERIENCE AS WELL AS FOR THEIR ENERGY AND
 ENTHUSIASM FOR WORKING WITH YOUNG PEOPLE.

 Small classes provide personalized instruction and individual attention for each student. The friendly interaction
 of staff and students greatly enriches the experience and creates an environment of mutual respect.
 • Average faculty to student ratio: 1:7    • Maximum class size: 14

 CREDIT COURSE                              GRADE REPORTS                              SAFEGUARDING
 For a course eligible for credit,          Grade reports and a summary of             TASIS England is committed to
 TASIS provides qualifying students         the work covered will be sent at           providing a safe learning environment
 with a Certificate of Credit, which        the end of each session. Six-week          that promotes the welfare of children
 indicates that the amount and quality      academic students will receive their       and young people. Our faculty and
 of the work done is deemed credit-         reports at the end of the first three-     staff uphold these values and serve
 worthy by TASIS England. However,          week period, and the final grade will      as strong role models. The School’s
 credit is awarded by the student’s         be sent after the second session.          caring and respectful community is
 school, and students must confirm all                                                 based upon excellent relationships
 credit arrangements with the academic                                                 between staff and students, as well
 office at their own school prior to                                                   as between the students themselves.
 enrollment.

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“I AM HERE TO MEET NEW FRIENDS FROM ALL AROUND THE WORLD.”

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“I WILL REMEMBER THE PEOPLE OF TASIS.”

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YOUR SUMMER –
YOUR CHOICES
SUMMER IS A TIME FOR EXPLORATION AND ENRICHMENT. AT TASIS, WE OFFER A VARIED AND BALANCED
SCHEDULE THAT COMBINES LEARNING, FUN, AND MAKING FRIENDS.

 1st Session                                          2nd Session

 English Language Program (ages 10-17)                English Language Program (ages 10-17)

 Reading Adventures, Earth Discovery & Leadership     Reading Adventures, Earth Discovery & Leadership
 (ages 10-12)                                         (ages 10-12)

 STEM Junior (ages 10-12)                             STEM Junior (ages 10-12)

 STEM (ages 13-17)                                    STEM (ages 13-17)

 London Through a Lens (ages 13-17)                   London Through a Lens (ages 13-17)

 Television Production (ages 13-17)                   Television Production (ages 13-17)

 Drawing & 3D Design (ages 14-17)                     Drawing & 3D Design (ages 14-17)

 Fashion & Textile Design (ages 13-17)                Fashion & Textile Design (ages 13-17)

 Debate and Public Speaking (ages 14-17)              Debate and Public Speaking (ages 14-17)

 International Business (ages 14-17)                  International Business (ages 14-17)

 Writing Enhancement (ages 13-17)                     Writing Enhancement (ages 13-17)

 IELTS (ages 15-17)                                   IELTS (ages 15-17)

 LEAD U Academy: Leadership in Action! (ages 13-17)   IB Math Review (ages 15-17)

 6-week courses

 Geometry (ages 14-17)

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YOUR SUMMER –
 YO U R D AY

     Monday-Friday

     07:45                        Breakfast

     09:00                        Class

     10:00                        Elective

     10:55                        Break

     11:10                        Class

     12:05                        Lunch or Class

     13:00                        Lunch or Class

     14:30                        Sports/Cultural or House Events

     16:00                        Free time

     17:45                        Dinner

     19:00                        Study Time (not Friday)

     20:30                        Evening Activity

     22:00                        Dorm check-in (Friday check-in at 22:45)

     Saturday                                                        Sunday

                                  Breakfast                          08:00    Breakfast
     07:45                        Trip of your choice/lunch                   Brunch and excursion/activity
                                  off campus                         10:30
                                                                              of your choice
     17:45                        Dinner on campus                   17:45    Dinner on campus

     20:00                        Evening Activity                   19:00    Study time

     22:45                        Dorm check-in                      22:00    Dorm check-in

 HOURS PER WEEK

 • Classes – 15 hours
 • Electives* – 4 hours 10 mins
 • Homework/evening study – 5-6 hours

 *Students take one elective for each
 3-week session

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TASIS SCHOOLS AND SUMMER PROGRAMS                                     TASIS ENGLAND SUMMER PROGRAM 2019
The American School in Switzerland (TASIS), founded by                FEES AND DATES
Mrs. M. Crist Fleming in 1956, is the oldest American boarding        The fees include room and meals, tuition, excursions, books,
school in Europe. TASIS The American School in England was            airport transfers to and from Heathrow and Gatwick airports on
founded in 1976. Both TASIS Schools are accredited by the             the published arrival and departure dates, accident insurance,
New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC)               laundry, and health and medical insurance. Fees do not cover
and the Council of International Schools (CIS). Thinking of TASIS     airfare and personal spending money.
for the Academic Year? TASIS England welcomes students,
for either one semester or one year, to study in our Academic         Option 1: First Session (3 Weeks)
Year program. Our admissions office will work with you to tailor
your study experience at our School, depending on your desired                  June 26 to July 15 - £4,320
length of study, and how your time with us fits within your overall
                                                                      Option 2: Second Session (3 Weeks)
future plans.
                                                                                July 17 to August 5 - £4,320
TASIS The American School in England
TASIS England is an American international school with 650 day        Option 3: Six-Week Program (6 Weeks)
and boarding students from more than 50 countries. We believe                   June 26 to August 5 - £7,970
that we can nurture every learner’s innate curiosity into the gift
of life-long learning. TASIS provides small classes and multiple
pathways for learning, including the IB Diploma Programme and
                                                                      HOW TO APPLY
a broad-based American curriculum with Advanced Placement             1. Please complete and sign the application form and
courses. The balance of support and challenge encourages                 pay the deposit.
students to be creative, reflective, and resilient owners of their    2. Complete and sign the medical form and rules.
learning. The School promotes participation in its comprehensive
programs of athletics, activities, and service leadership. Our        3. Email all application materials to the TASIS England
students develop the ability and confidence to flourish as part          Summer Admissions Office.
of our vibrant community of principled, open-minded, and              4. Ask a teacher to complete the teacher recommendation
compassionate individuals. With success in examinations                  form, to be sent to the email address below.
and one-to-one university counseling, our confident graduates         5. Confirmation of acceptance to the program will be
gain acceptance to excellent universities in the UK, the US,             dispatched from the Admissions Office. If you have
and worldwide. Contact us to explore the Academic Year at                any questions, please call: +44 (0) 1932 582346 or
TASIS England. www.tasisengland.org                                      email: uksummer@tasisengland.org
The American School in Switzerland (TASIS)
TASIS The American School in Switzerland offers a challenging         TASIS The American School in England
college-preparatory program during the Academic Year for              Coldharbour Lane, Thorpe, Surrey TW20 8TE, England
day students in grades Pre-Kindergarten to 13 (postgraduate)          Summer Program:
and boarding students in grades 7–13. With a student body             Tel: +44 (0) 1932 582346
comprising 60 nationalities, TASIS offers a truly global              Email: uksummer@tasisengland.org
educational experience, taking advantage of its location in the
heart of Europe to provide an outstanding program with an             Academic Year Program:
unparalleled international dimension. Along with an American          Tel: +44 (0) 1932 582316
college-preparatory program, TASIS offers International               Email: ukadmissions@tasisengland.org
Baccalaureate, Advanced Placement, and English-as-an-                 Website: www.tasisengland.org
Additional Language programs. Highlights include two weeks
of Academic Travel each year and a pioneering Global Service          TASIS The American School in Switzerland
Program. www.tasis.ch                                                 Tel: +41 91 960 5151
TASIS Dorado                                                          Email: admissions@tasis.ch
TASIS Dorado is a coeducational day school with English as its
language of instruction in grades Pre-Kindergarten through 12.        TASIS U.S. Office
It offers a top-quality, innovative academic program within           Tel: +1 703 299 8150
modern facilities and attractive natural surroundings. The            Email: usadmissions@tasis.com
School offers excellent programs in music, drama, and art
and encourages enthusiasm for learning and individual growth
within a purposeful community. www.dorado.tasis.com
Other TASIS Summer Programs
Summer Programs are offered in Lugano, Switzerland, for
children aged 4½–18. Each summer, students from more than 50
nations come to the picturesque TASIS campus - perched on a
hillside with commanding views of palm trees, Lake Lugano, and
the Swiss Alps - to enjoy intensive language programs in English,
French, and Italian; robust offerings in visual and performing arts
(including the production of three original musicals each session);
a wide variety of outdoor adventures in the region’s mountains,
lakes, and rivers; and convenient access to many of Europe’s
most beautiful locations. Visit tasis.ch/summer to learn more
Les Tapies Arts and Architecture Program
(Ages 13-18) offers plein air painting, studio art, photography,
and architecture courses in the South of France.

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Tel: +44 (0) 1932 565252
Reg. Office: Coldharbour Lane, Thorpe, Surrey TW20 8TE, UK Reg No. 1604308

 The TASIS Schools and Summer Programs are owned by the TASIS Foundation,
a Swiss not-for-profit educational foundation registered in Delémont, Switzerland.

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