Our one-week intensive Get Ready for Top Grades @home course is for students who:
are age 14 to 17 years old
want to push themselves to achieve top grades in their exams
want to improve their exam technique
are looking for a preparation course to help with further study
are looking for an intensive and focused programme of study
Methodology: Content & Language Integrated Learning (CLIL)
enhance your content knowledge in key areas covered in exams and assessment
explore culture together in small online groups
develop your cognition and higher order thinking skills (critical, logical, reflective, metacognitive and creative thinking).
work on your communication skills in the English language including spoken and written academic English.
Your work is marked by the teachers each day and feedback is given. You are assessed on your academic performance and attitude towards learning in lessons and this assessment is documented in your weekly report. You are given an A-D grade with A representing excellent effort and consistent positive attitude to learning and D representing unsatisfactory effort and achievement. We celebrate the individuality of our students and your achievement is benchmarked against your own ability and goals.
The academic programme
Our course is an intensive 25 hours. In that time, you will study a range of academic preparation areas. You will practice writing essays, answering multiple choice questions and presenting information to a group.
Areas of study covered include:
reading activities to help you develop your skimming and scanning skills
vocabulary and grammar building
individual tutorials and speaking practice
essay writing for different criteria
answering multiple choice and rapid response questions
understanding assessment criteria
identifying your strengths and weaknesses and how to improve
Theory of Knowledge; understanding and expressing knowledge
Critical thinking skills
Dates & Fees
Dates: 12th - 16th July 2021 / 9th - 13th August 2021
Fees: 750 GBP / 1200 CAD / 900 CHF per week (choose the currency you pay in)
The fees per week include:
24 hours active study
10 hours live on-line tuition
14 hours guided self-study tasks & practice exams
1 hour one-to-one session
Live online tuition with a tutor (Choose 08.00 to 11.00 BST or 16.00 to 19.00 BST)
Guided self-study tasks and projects to do at home
Small group learning – max. 6 students on MS Teams
Mentor / advisory groups
Access to Leisure Online (Monday to Friday activities available)
Live streaming of lectures, meetings & other events
Certificate and a report from your teachers
If you wish something slightly different from the standard programme, please do not hesitate to contact us. We are here for you.