The exclusive summer program of ISSOS, offers high school students (aged 13-18) the unique opportunity to combine learning, creative enrichment and action-packed adventure in the world renowned and stunning university town of Cambridge. Students who gain a place at ISSOS will be able to create a personalised three-week program to suit both their academic needs and wider interests, by choosing one academic and one elective program.
Mornings at ISSOS are dedicated to academic study and our high-quality academic programs. Classes meet daily for three hours and, unlike other summer schools, we limit numbers in order to guarantee that all our students will benefit from small class sizes and individual attention. Academic Program Options:
- English Language
- Business and Entrepreneurship
Afternoons allow students to broaden their experience and knowledge with the Fencing Elective.
Fencing summer school program
Set in the medieval surrounding of Cambridge University, ISSOS offers a unique fencing elective. Students who choose our fencing program will learn from British Fencing Association coaches. This three-week course is designed for students of all abilities and levels of physical fitness. Professional coaching and group exercises will assist students to develop quickly in what is one of the most elite and exciting sports around.
What will it cover?
- Experience the fun and skilled art of fencing
- Learn from qualified fencing coaches
- Combine learning, fitness and fun
- Develop your co-ordination skills
Like many martial arts fencing is surrounded by a certain amount ceremony, students will learn about the history and ceremony of the sport and will be encouraged to practice good sportsmanship at all times. This intense and exciting elective has been an Olympic sport since 1896 and offer students invaluable skills in developing; hand-eye co-ordination, mental agility, movement and problem-solving.
What Makes ISSOS Different?
- High-quality programs, some of which are exclusive to ISSOS
- Welcome students from over 80 nationalities
- 40% of students return year after year
- We only accept 10% of each nationality, ensuring a truly international experience
- Summer staff are experts in their field, from CELTA qualified English teachers to PGA Golf Pros
- We are a Values-Led business with 9 values at our core that run through everything we do
The total cost for ISSOS 2020:
Cambridge: £500 Enrolment Fee, plus £4400 Tuition
We offer an all-inclusive fee for the three-week ISSOS 2020 experience covering:
- accommodation (full board)
- course materials and equipment
- trips and excursions
- evening activities, cultural trips & Sunday workshops
- cultural events
- the ISSOS Highland Games
- transport between selected airport and ISSOS campus