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International Summer School for Teens in Scotland & London UK:
International Summer School for Teens offers exclusive 3 week, residential summer courses in Scotland and London, UK in 2024. We specialise in providing a personalised, safe, and friendly educational experience for students aged 12 to 18 years old. We welcome participants of all levels from the UK, Europe, U.S., and around the world. Our camp in Scotland for 12 to 17 year olds is located on the University of Stirling campus (just 40 mins from Edinburgh Airport & 45 mins from Glasgow International Airport), and our summer camp in London, England for 15-18 year olds is located on the Imperial College campus, South Kensington, London.

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About our Summer Camp in Scotland, UK:

Photo of International Summer Camps in Scotland & Oxford UK• International Summer School for Teens was born out of an enthusiasm for the international school and International Baccalaureate (IB) system.

• We are passionate about working with young people of different cultures, and our goal is to spark our students' imagination and to inspire them for the future.

• Participants in our summer school program stay on campus at the University of Stirling - which is regularly referred to as one of the most beautiful campuses in the world, and is also regarded as Scotland’s University for Sporting Excellence.

• Our Summer School offers academic courses in English Language, Journalism, Study Skills, Law, Environmental Studies & Conservation, and Business Leadership and Innovation, as well as creative / sporting classes in Theatre, Introduction to Coding, Photography, Golf, Soccer Football, and Tennis.

• Participants choose one course from each group, and also take part in a range of fun activities and excursions.

• Summary of Program Features:
- Modern, private accommodation
- All Stirling rooms are single occupancy with en-suite bathrooms. 
- 2- hour supervision and pastoral care
- All meals
- All course materials
- Up to 39 hours of academic tuition
- Up to 39 hours of elective tuition
- Medical and Travel Insurance
- All evening and weekend games and activities
- All excursions and specialist workshops
- Final report and course Completion Certificate
- Secure online parent/student account
- Transfers to and from Edinburgh within scheduled times
- Laundry and cleaning service (frequency dependent on location)
- Welcome Pack including ISSFT T-shirt, refillable water bottle, pen, notebook & more
- Formal Graduation Ball
- An unforgettable UK summer programme!

Why Choose International Summer School for Teens?

Image of International Summer Camps in Scotland & Oxford UK•  A Once-in-a-Lifetime Programme
At International Summer School for Teens in Scotland, we are committed to ensuring a high quality summer school experience, and at all times want the best education and environment for our students and their future development.

•  Informal Academic Classes
Classroom settings are informal and comfortable, providing an ideal setting for students to learn through interaction and 1 on 1 tuition.

•  Emphasis on Fun and Interaction
We always keep in mind that it is the summer vacation and that all aspects of learning at the summer school should have an emphasis on friendship and fun.

• 24 Hour Care
Our fully contained campus location is recognised as one of the safest in the UK. We have 24 hour campus security (including in our halls of residence) and our pastoral care team (for emotional, social & spiritual support) live alongside students, 24 hours a day.

• Home from Home
We understand that for many of our students, their experience at summer school may be their first time away from home, or in Scotland. Whatever your child's individual circumstances or unique background, we recognise that as an ISSFT student, your child should always be comfortable, secure and happy, throughout his/her 3 week stay.

• Duke of Edinburgh Accredited:
ISSFT is an Approved Activity Provider for The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award for residential stays.

• Accredited by The British Accreditation Council (BAC)
As a BAC accredited course, we are authorised by UK immigration officials to provide visa support documentation. For students who require a visa, we take the hassle out of applying for the visa, and our helpful and friendly admissions team will take you through the process. The BAC is committed to the highest standards of education offered by independent colleges and to providing prospective students with an invaluable guide to quality.

3-week Residential Summer Programs:

Photos of International Summer School for Teens in Scotland & London UKFor boys & girls ages 12-17. Students choose 1 Academic course and 1 Sporting / Creative Elective.

Academic Course Options - In the morning
• Pre-Intermediate English language course (for Beginner levels)
• Intermediate English course (plus IELTS preparation + exam sitting option)
• English Academic Writing: Poetry & English literature (Lessons include sentence structure, vocabulary & grammatical accuracy)
• Study Skills (PRE IB / I-GSCE & SAT exam prep)
• Introduction to Law (with international relations)
• Environmental Sustainability
• Global Entrepreneurship

Sport / Creative ELECTIVE Options - In the afternoon
• Sports Leadership, Basketball, Golf, Tennis, Soccer Football, Photography, Theatre / Drama / Acting techniques.

3-week Residential Summer School Programme in London, England:
• In July & August 2024 for Boys & Girls of ages 15-18 years old (British & international students)
• Imperial College London campus program + boarding accommodation
• Students choose 1 Academic course + 1 Elective course.
• Exciting Day Trip to London.

Academic Courses (39 Hours):
• Intensive English Language
• English Literature with Creative Writing
• Global Leadership
• Study Skills - PRE IB including I-GCSE and S.A.T. exam preparation.

ELECTIVES: Sport / Creative Courses in London (39 Hours):
• Photography
• Theatre / Drama / Acting
• Introduction to Coding and Big Data
• Sport & Fitness (Fitness testing, plus indoor and outdoor team sports such as Basketball, Soccer Football, Softball, Touch American Football, and Pickle Ball Focus on teamwork and leadership skills).

Student Testimonials:

Picture of International Summer Camps in Scotland & Oxford UK“Was great to meet new people. Staff also great and really friendly. I have never done any sort of camp like this before and it has been great. All of the activities, even aside from the golf were fantastic and the chance to play world famous courses only added to this.”
• Blair, Australia

“Living with people from across the globe. Trying new activities. They really give young people memories for life. Staff were amazing and made it so much fun.”
• Jason, South Africa

Parent Reviews:

"Our son really enjoyed the golf, leadership, and adventure activities. Thank you to all the staff for being so easy to work with and for providing such a lovely experience!”
• Anita, USA

“My son radiates with pleasure when he thinks back  about his fantastic experience of last summer at  the International Summer School for Teens. The whole setting was more than he had expected and experienced before. A big thank you to all of you!”
• Saskia, Belgium

“It was a truly unique experience, much more rewarding than we expected.  Our son appreciated being in a small group, with the students sharing their individual culture and living together in this unique Scottish experience.
• Thierry, France

Activities & Excursions:

Images of International Summer School for Teens in Scotland & London UK• When not in lessons, our students enjoy a whole host of organised daytime and evening activities, and excursions, including numerous outdoor games and challenges, water-sports, shopping trips and cultural visits.

Location & Accommodation:
• The school is based in the historic, medieval city of Stirling, 40 minutes north-west of the capital city Edinburgh, on the picturesque, woodland campus of University of Stirling.

• For international students, Stirling is located just 40 minutes from Edinburgh International Airport, and 45 minutes from Glasgow International Airport.

• All students reside in state of the art, modern dormitories
• 24 hour supervision by experienced summer school staff
• All rooms have en-suite bathrooms
• Wifi access
• 3 daily meals
• Laundry facilities
• Communal living
• Cleaning service included
• Beautiful woodland setting in the historical heartland of Scotland
• World class facilities including library, art gallery, golf course and Olympic-sized swimming pool
• Friendly and relaxed atmosphere.

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