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SPORTS & ACTIVITIES

SPORTS & ACTIVITIES

Students enjoy a wide range of exciting sports and activities and are encouraged to try as many new ones as possible. 5-6 choices are typically offered each day and students register for their chosen activity.

During the course students typically choose from:

ARTS & CRAFTS BADMINTON BALL GAMES
BASKETBALL CHESS/BOARD GAMES CLIMBING WALL
DANCE DODGEBALL FOOTBALL
GOLF HILL-WALKING HORSE RIDING
MUSIC RUGBY SAILING
SQUASH SWIMMING TABLE TENNIS
TENNIS VOLLEYBALL ZORBING

ENTERTAINMENT

Evenings are dedicated to fun activities which everyone is encouraged to join in with. This gives students chance to socialise and relax with their new friends.

Typical evening entertainment includes:

BARBEQUES DISCOS FASHION SHOWS
GAMES NIGHT KARAOKE MOVIE NIGHTS
QUIZZES TALENT SHOWS TRADITIONAL GAMES

LEADERSHIP ACTIVITIES

Two core values of a British boarding school are leadership and team work. Two afternoons a week are dedicated to developing these skills and students participate in a variety of indoor and outdoor activities, such as cookery, film making drama and singing. These are designed to develop and enhance skills in individuals and provide a further opportunity to make friends and improve English outside the classroom.

EXCURSIONS

Chester – Thursday 13th July
Come with us and meet the hundreds of animals which call Chester Zoo their home. There’s plenty of animals to see with over 500 species of rare, exotic and endangered creatures. It’s always on of our favourite places to go with fabulous shopping opportunities to be had afterwards. On the way home we will stop at Cheshire Oaks, the perfect places for fashionistas to buy something new for their wardrobes. We’re sure you’ll enjoy this excursion as much as we do.

York – Thursday 20th July
York is well known for its many centuries of fascinating history. We would love to share with you the delights of this enchanting city which we are sure you’ll fall in love with. We’ll visit York Minster, the largest gothic cathedral in northern Europe and The York Dungeon, and experience a journey into more than 2000 years of York’s horrible history. It will be a truly unique and exciting day out for all!

Edinburgh – Thursday 27th July
We’re not just staying in England. Oh, no! We’re venturing across the border to the capital of Scotland. The historic capital is the perfect mix of past and present, and with a tour of Edinburgh Castle followed by a an hour or two in the shopping district we’ll enjoy all that Edinburgh has to offer.

Liverpool – Thursday 3rd August
Join us as we visit Liverpool, the cultural capital of the North and home of the best-selling band in UK history! We will visit the Beatles Story where we’ll enjoy an immersive journey into the past of the Beatles, experiencing pop culture, fashion and music along the way. After lunch we’ll hit the shops in Liverpool One where we will shop ‘til we drop.

 

ACTIVITIES

Treetop Trek – Sunday 16th July
Let’s live like Tarzan as we swing, climb, balance and fly through the ancient oak woodland beside Lake Windermere. A spectacular 350m canopy tour with 30+ fun elements finishes with an epic 250m triple zip descent. If you’re brave enough to keep your eyes open, you’ll take in views of the fells and Lake Windermere!

Best of British day – Sunday 23rd July
You are cordially invited to the 2017 ISS Best of British day, where you will enjoy spiffing traditional British games and activities. Don’t forget your top hat, squire!

Paddle-boarding on Lake Windermere – Sunday 30th July
Water sports don’t get much more fun than paddle-boarding across the UK’s longest lake! Our super-sized paddle-boards take 10 students apiece, and you will have to work together to get to the finish line, great for building teamwork and leadership skills.