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Summer School/Homeschool (Phuket)

Summer School/ Homeschool For Kids
English Classes, Arts & Crafts and Swimming
This July we will be running a summer course for children aged Protected content old. Based in Chalong, the month long course is designed to educate, stimulate and entertain your children by offering a variety of activities every day.
In the mornings, two hours will be dedicated to learning and improving English proficiency. All aspects of English learning will be covered including grammar, comprehension and diverse reading, writing and speaking skills. If parents wish their children to also study any other core subject such as maths, humanities, etc, we can accommodate this too as we have primary resources for all subjects based on the British curriculum.
The afternoons will include pool exercise (optional) and a two hour workshop of arts and crafts activities. These will consist of a wide range of creative techniques from puppet & mask making, jewellery making, tie-dying to sculpting; using different materials.
All levels of English speakers are welcome as the teachers use methods of differentiation to make sure that all students reach their maximum learning potential.

Course Tutors:
Julie Maude – Qualified school teacher and ESL teacher.
Post Graduate Certificate in Education (PGCE), Nottingham University, UK
English Literature/ History BA Hons Degree, Leeds Metropolitan University, UK
TESOL Certificate, Oxford House College, London, UK.
Ten years of English teaching to children and adults of all ages and nationalities, including exam preparations. Over four years of teaching in international schools.

Narelle Foley- Artist
Diploma of Costume Performance, Swinburne College, Melbourne, Australia.
Trained at Swinburne College with significant experience in the art of creation including, textiles, sculpture and costumes, amongst others.
Made costumes for international schools in Phuket, including Kajonkietsuksa and key costumes for Phuket International Academy - Wizard of Oz.
TEFL Teacher- 6 years’ experience teaching in China.
Certificates of qualification and references will be presented upon request.

The summer school will be a small group of children (no more than 6) in order for each student to receive the necessary, individual attention. Places are therefore limited to a first come, first serve basis. The children will learn at the houses of the tutors and will be required to bring packed lunches, any snacks and towel and swimwear if needed.
The month is full of great programmes to encourage creativity, whilst learning new skills.
The summer school programme is an educational enrichment programme for children. The one month course is designed to provide students with unique and enjoyable educational, artistic and recreational activities, which are different in form and content from regular classroom activities.

Course Prices:
1 week course Protected content per child
1 month course Protected content per child
(An extra fee of 100b may be incurred for art materials depending on the class).
For more information, please write to Protected content
10am-12pm 12pm-1pm 1pm-3pm
Academics Protected content Arts & Crafts
Phonetics: spelling, pronunciation (reading & writing), word games. Swim (optional) lunch
Make a musical instrument- rainstick using bamboo
Grammar: sentence structure, punctuation, parts of speech-dialogue.
Swim (optional) lunch
Tie Dye.
Learn the art and intricacies of tie dye.
Creative writing: poetry, story writing.
Swim (optional) lunch
Working with paper mache
Language & style:
Informative writing, persuasive writing, fact & opinion, presentation.
Swim (optional) lunch
Make a dream board visual display
Drama: script writing, acting
Swim (optional) lunch
Clay Sculpture. Learn the methods of clay sculpting.

The timetable will vary slightly week to week to accommodate both the students’ needs and abilities.

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