Academies

Adventure Sports

Summary

Centres: Claremont, Dicker, Lancing and Brighton
Venue: External venue
Hours: 4½ hours per week (3 x 1½ hour sessions)
Days: Three days out of Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Ages: 12–20
Levels: Beginner, Elementary, Intermediate and Advanced
Instruction: In small groups, depending on the sport
Fee: £250 per week

Dates

Claremont, Dicker and Lancing

All Weeks

Brighton
Week 2: 7–13 Jul
Week 3: 14-20 Jul
Week 6: 4–10 Aug

Objectives

• To exercise your own judgment to assess and control risk
• To be aware of your own abilities and limitations
• To challenge you to step outside of your comfort zone
• To feel a sense of excitement
• To improve self-confidence
• To enhance your fitness level
• To feel satisfaction for achieving a challenge through your own effort
• To increase your vocabulary relating specifically to the sports undertaken

Further information

Academy consists of three sports per week which may include:
Abseiling, Canoeing, Climbing, Kayaking, Paddle Boarding,
Raft Building, Target Sports, Wake Boarding.
Animal Management

ACADEMY PROSPECTUS

Summary

Centre: Eastbourne
Venue: Dicker Campus
Hours: 6 hours per week (4 x 1½ hour sessions)
Days: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Ages: 6–11
Levels: Beginner, Elementary, Intermediate and Advanced
Instruction: One teacher per 10 students
Fee: £200 per week

Dates

All Weeks

Objectives

• To stimulate your curiosity for the natural world
• To increase your sense of responsibility towards animals and other living beings
• To learn about animal biology, typical animal behaviour traits and conservation
• To master the fundamentals of exotic animal management and aquarium management
• To acquire hands-on experience handling and looking after animals
• To develop awareness of animal welfare issues
• To exercise your own judgement to assess and control risk relating to animals
• To increase your vocabulary relating specifically to animals and animal management

Further information

There is a range of mammals, invertebrates, amphibians, reptiles, birds and fish such as African Grey Hornbills, Yellow Mongoose, Long Nosed Potaroo, Tree Shrews, White Faced Owls, Kinkajou, Boa Constrictor, Royal Python, Chilean Rose Tarantula.

Ballet

ACADEMY PROSPECTUS

Summary

Centre: Eastbourne
Venue: Dance Hall on Campus
Hours: 6 hours per week (4 x 1½ hour sessions)
Days: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Ages: 6–11
Levels: Beginner, Elementary, Intermediate
Instruction: One teacher per 10 students
Fee: £200 per week

Dates

Week 2: 7-13 July
Week 3: 14-20 July
Week 4: 21-27 July
Week 5: 28-03 Aug
 

Objectives

• To learn the correct posture and positions necessary for ballet
• To develop greater balance, flexibility and strength
• To boost confidence and self-discipline
• To improve coordination
• To choreograph and perform ballet dance routines
• To understand the elements that constitute a good ballet performance
• To increase vocabulary specifically relating to ballet

Further information

Each academy will conclude with the filming of a music video to a chosen ballet track.  The choreography will be learned and perfected during the week and each participant will perform and star in the video on a Friday afternoon.  Students will be sent a copy of the edited DVD after the academy course has been completed.

Basketball

ACADEMY PROSPECTUS

Summary

Centre: Claremont
Venue: Sports Hall on Campus
Hours: 6 hours per week (4 x 1½ hour sessions)
Days: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Ages: 12–16
Levels: Beginner, Elementary, Intermediate and Advanced
Instruction: One teacher per 10 students
Fee: £175 per week

Dates

Week 2: 7-13 July
Week 3: 14-20 July
Week 4: 21-27 July
Week 5: 28 July-3 August
Week 6: 4-10 August

Objectives

• To gain a deep understanding of the rules of basketball
• To master ball control and dribbling with the ball
• To raise fitness levels and agility
• To improve the ability to make quick (and correct) decisions
• To develop sportsmanship and respect both on and off the court
• To encourage teamwork and communication
• To increase vocabulary specifically relating to basketball
Commercial Pop Dance

ACADEMY PROSPECTUS

Summary

Centres: Windlesham, Claremont, Dicker and Lancing
Venue: Dance Studio on Campus
Hours: 6 hours per week (4 x 1½ hour sessions)
Days: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Ages: 9–18
Levels: Beginner, Elementary, Intermediate and Advanced
Instruction: One coach per 14 students
Fee: £200 per week

Dates

Windlesham and Claremont
Week 2: 8–14 Jul
Week 3: 14-20 Jul
Week 4: 21-27 Jul
Week 5: 28 Jul–3 Aug
 
Dicker:
Week 1: 30 Jun-6 Jul
Week 2: 7-13 Jul
Week 3: 14–20 Jul
Week 4: 21-27 Jul
Week 5: 28 Jul-3 Aug
Week 6: 4–10 Aug
 
Lancing:
Week 1: 30 Jun-6 Jul
Week 2: 7-13 Jul
Week 3: 14–20 Jul
Week 4: 21-27 Jul
Week 5: 28 Jul-3 Aug
Week 7: 11–17 Aug

Objectives

• To improve awareness about posture and position in Commercial Pop dance
• To develop greater balance, flexibility and strength
• To lose inhibitions and increase confidence
• To gain co-ordination
• To learn dance moves and footwork specific to Commercial Pop dance
• To choreograph and perform Commercial Pop dance routines
• To enhance musicality and performance progressively
• To increase your vocabulary relating specifically to Commercial Pop dance

Further information

Each academy will conclude with the filming of a music video to the latest pop tracks. The choreography will be learned and perfected during the week and each participant will perform and star in the video on the Friday afternoon. Students will be sent a copy of the edited DVD after the academy course has been completed.

Creative Writing

ACADEMY PROSPECTUS

Summary

Centre: Dicker
Hours: 3 hours per week (2 x 1½ hour sessions)
Days:  Thursday and Friday
Ages: 12–17
Minimum English Level: B1
Instruction: One teacher per 14 students
Fee: £100 per week

Dates

Week 2: 7-13 July
Week 3: 14-20 July
Week 5: 28 July-3 August
Week 6: 4-10 August

Objectives

• To feel a sense of enjoyment through writing in another language
• To gain exposure to a variety of stylistic writing techniques
• To promote free individual expression
• To encourage creativity, risk-taking and originality in your written work
• To develop a style of writing, personalised to your knowledge of English
• To learn a variety of different techniques to unlock your creative potential
• To increase self-confidence in your communication skills
Critical Thinking

ACADEMY PROSPECTUS

Summary

Centre: Lancing
Hours: 3 hours per week (2 x 1½ hour sessions)
Days:  Thursday and Friday
Ages: 13–18
Minimum English Level: B1
Instruction: One teacher per 14 students
Fee: £100 per week

Dates

Week 1: 30 Jun-6 Jul
Week 2:  7-13 Jul
Week 4: 21-27 Jul
Week 5: 28 Jul-3 Aug

Objectives

• To be able to assess the value of information accuracy
• To develop the ability to articulately express opinions in English
• To learn to assimilate complex information and create balanced view points in English
• To be able to discuss and coherently respond to new and challenging ideas
• To appreciate the differences between good and poor reasoning processes
• To develop your curiosity and inquisitive nature
• To increase self-confidence in your communication skills
Debating

ACADEMY PROSPECTUS

Summary

Centre: Dicker
Hours: 3 hours per week (2 x 1½ hour sessions)
Days:  Thursday and Friday
Ages: 12–17
Levels: Beginner, Elementary, Intermediate and Advanced
Instruction: One teacher per 14 students
Fee: £100 per week

Dates

Week 1: 30 Jun-6 Jul
Week 3: 14-20 July
Week 4: 21-27 July
Week 6: 4-10 August
 

Objectives

• To appreciate the differences between debate and discussion
• To understand the strategies required for a successful debate
• To improve the ability to express concepts effectively and concisely, within a set time frame
• To increase flexibility and rapidity of though in English
• To learn to convincingly argue for and against a range of different ideas
• To enjoy debating with a range of students from different cultural perspectives
• To increase self-confidence in your communication skills
Economics

ACADEMY PROSPECTUS

Summary

Centre: Lancing
Hours: 3 hours per week (2 x 1½ hour sessions)
Days: Thursday and Friday
Ages: 13–18
Academic Level: A Level
Minimum English Level: B1
Instruction: One teacher per 14 students
Fee: £150 per week

Dates

Week 2: 7-13 Jul
Week 3: 14-20 Jul
Week 5: 28 Jul-3 Aug
Week 6: 4–10 Aug

Objectives

• To gain an insight into real world economics and the dynamic nature of economic activity
• To acquire an understanding of some of the key concepts and principles relating to economics
• To discover the benefits of the practical approach to learning, that is, case analysis
• To increase your vocabulary relating specifically to Economics

Possible topics

• Microeconomics: how the market works
• The economic problem
• Competitive markets
• Macroeconomics: how the economy works
• Economic objectives of a government
• International trade, globalisation and protectionism
• How a country becomes more competitive
 
English Literature

ACADEMY PROSPECTUS

Summary

Centres: Dicker
Hours: 3 hours per week (2 x 1½ hour sessions)
Days: Monday and Tuesday
Ages: 12–17
Academic Level: GCSE
Minimum English Level: B1
Instruction: One teacher per 14 students
Fee: £150 per week

Dates

Week 2: 7-13 Jul 
Week 3 14-20 Jul
Week 5: 28 Jul-3 Aug
Week 6: 4-10 Aug

Objectives

• To read and study extracts from a number of novels, plays and poems and explore their meaning
• To gain an insight into and be able to identify different literary eras
• To study at least one Shakespeare play and be able to contextualise a scene
• To be able to understand idioms from a specific piece and re-produce them in your own writing
• To practise reading for both gist and detail
• To focus on the use of onomatopoeia in a poem
• To enact a scene of a novel or poem
• To increase your vocabulary relating specifically to English Literature

Possible novels, plays, poems

Romeo and Juliet by Shakespeare
Macbeth by Shakespeare
Mrs Dalloway by Virginia Woolf
Orange Juice by Michael Rosen
The Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer
Lord of the Flies by William Golding
Great Expectations by Charles Dickens
Animal Farm by George Orwell
 
Essay Writing

ACADEMY PROSPECTUS

Summary

Centre: Lancing
Hours: 3 hours per week (2 x 1½ hour sessions)
Days:  Thursday and Friday
Ages: 13–18
Minimum English Level: B1
Instruction: One teacher per 14 students
Fee: £100 per week

Dates

Week 2: 7-13 Jul
Week 3: 14-20 Jul
Week 5: 28 Jul-3 Aug
Week 6: 4-10 Aug

Objectives

• To demonstrate and apply basic knowledge of essay structures in English
• To learn to write concise and grammatically correct sentences
• To develop a sense of coherence from the beginning to the end of an essay
• To learn useful keywords and structures for essay writing
• To develop a style of writing, personalised to your knowledge of English
• To understand the differences between academic and informal writing
• To increase selft-confidence in your communication skills
Fashion Design
ACADEMY PROSPECTUS
Summary
Centre: Dicker and Lancing
Venue: Location on campus
Hours: 6 hours per week (4 x 1.5 hour sessions)
Days: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Ages: 12–18
Levels: Beginner, Elementary, Intermediate and Advanced
Instruction: One teacher per 10 students
Fee: £200 per week
Dates
Dicker and Lancing
Week 1: 30 Jun-6 Jul
Week 2: 7-13 Jul
Week 3: 14-20 Jul
Week 4: 21-27 Jul
Week 5: 28 Jul–3 Aug
 
Objectives
• To learn the basic principles of designing an illustrated capsule fashion collection
• To inspire your imagination and your fashion creative process
• To motivate you to take a thorough and considered approach
• To encourage you to think how you communicate with the outside world
• To enable you to draw fashion figures and fabrics
• To understand the importance of a collection theme and subsequent research
• To discover how trends are formulated in advance
• To develop mood boards and subsequent design ideas
• To gain knowledge of fabrics and their suitability within your range
• To create high standard fashion figure templates for your collection
• To experiment with various media appropriate for your own illustrative style
• To communicate thoughts in a group environment
• To increase your knowledge of the fashion industry and relevant terminology
 
Film & Animation
ACADEMY PROSPECTUS
Summary
Centre: Dicker and Lancing
Venue: Location on campus
Hours: 8 hours per week (4 x 2 hour sessions)
Days: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Ages: 12–18
Levels: Beginner, Elementary, Intermediate and Advanced
Instruction: One teacher per 10 students
Fee: £250 per week
Dates
Dicker
Week 2: 7-13 Jul
Week 3: 14-20 Jul
Week 4: 21-27 Jul
Week 6: 4–10 Aug
 
Lancing
Week 2: 7-13 Jul
Week 3: 14–20 Jul
Week 4: 21-27 Jul
Week 5: 28 Jul-3 Aug
Objectives
• To learn some of the principles of stop motion animation with clay
• To use aluminium wire and animation clay to produce a clay model with armature for animating
• To learn what features make a clay model good for animating
• To produce an animation stage set using an animation theatre, props and backdrops
• To learn the fundamentals of how to operate animation software so this can be built on after the academy
• To learn how to photograph a stop motion animation so it is smooth and realistic
• To learn how sounds enhance animations and how to add sound using a sound library and animation software
• To improve your understanding of the many uses technology can have today
• To produce a short animated sequence with sounds and music
• To gain skills which can be built on after the Academy
• To increase your vocabulary relating specifically to Film and Animation
Flying

ACADEMY PROSPECTUS

Summary

Centres: Lancing
Venue: At a flying school based at Shoreham Airport,
close to Lancing
Hours: 1½ hours per week (2 x 45 minute lessons)
Days: Usually Monday and Tuesday
Ages: 13–18
Levels: Beginner, Elementary, Intermediate and Advanced
Instruction: One fully-qualified flying instructor per student
Fee: £650 per week

Dates

Week 1: 30 Jun–6 Jul
Week 4: 21–27 Jul

Objectives

• To learn the basics of flying
• To understand the correct use of checklists
• To master take-off procedures
• To develop your knowledge of the use of the power and flaps
• To be taught the effects of the primary controls
• To maintain straight and level flight
• To execute the climb, descend and landing
• To increase your vocabulary relating specifically to flying

Further information

• You must have perfect vision (glasses or contact lenses are acceptable)  and be in good general health
• Your level of English must be at least Pre-Intermediate (A2)
• In addition to your own flying lessons, another student or staff member will usually sit in the back of the plane while you are receiving your flying instruction
• The plane has dual-controls, so the instructor can take control at any time
• There is no personal insurance cover for flying lessons
• You will receive a logbook that officially records flying hours; this can go
towards gaining a Pilot’s licence
Football

ACADEMY PROSPECTUS

Summary

Centres: Eastbourne, Windlesham, Claremont Dicker and Lancing
Venue: Football pitch on campus
Hours: 6 hours per week (4 x 1½ hour sessions)
Days: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Ages: 6–18
Levels: Beginner, Elementary, Intermediate and Advanced
Instruction: One coach per 12 students
Fee: £225 per week

Dates

Eastbourne
Week 1: 30 Jun–6 Jul
Week 2: 7-13 Jul
Week 3: 14-20 Jul
Week 4: 21–27 Jul
Week 5: 28 Jul–3 Aug
 
Windlesham
Week 2: 7–13 Jul
Week 3: 14-20 Jul
Week 4: 21–27 Jul
Week 5: 28 Jul–3 Aug
 
Claremont, Dicker and Lancing
All Weeks

Objectives

• To learn the rules of football
• To master ball control and passing techniques
• To raise fitness level and agility
• To improve your ability to make quick (and the correct) decisions
• To increase your positional and spatial awareness
• To enhance your shooting techniques
• To develop position-specific control and movement
• To encourage team work and communication
• To increase your vocabulary relating specifically to football

Further information

The academy will include a full Bede’s and Swerve Soccer branded football top delivered at the start if the course.

Golf

ACADEMY PROSPECTUS

Summary

Centres: Claremont, Dicker and Lancing
Venue: At a golf club close to the centre
Hours: 6 hours per week (4 x 1½ hour sessions)
Days: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Ages: 12–18
Levels: Beginner, Elementary, Intermediate and Advanced
Instruction: One coach per 10 students
Fee: £250 per week

Dates

Claremont

Week 2: 7–13 Jul
Week 3: 14–20 Jul
Week 4: 21–27 Jul
Week 5: 28 Jul–3 Aug
 
Dicker/Lancing
 
All Weeks

Objectives

• To develop your knowledge of the fundamentals of golf
• To enhance your course knowledge and management
• To practise the mechanics of the golf swing
• To increase the long game and the short game
• To know the different golf formats
• To play some holes of the course
• To progress further around the golf course
• To increase your vocabulary relating specifically to golf
Horse Riding

ACADEMY PROSPECTUS

Summary

Centres: Eastbourne, Handcross, Windlesham, Claremont, Dicker and Lancing
Venue: At riding stables near the centre. There may also be the opportunity for students to go on a hack (horseback walk) close to the riding stables
Hours: 3 hours per week (3 x 1 hour sessions)
Days: On three days out of Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Ages: 6–18
Levels: Beginner, Elementary, Intermediate and Advanced
Instruction: Students receive instruction in small groups
Fee: £250 per week

Dates

Eastbourne, Handcross, Windlesham, Dicker, Lancng:
All Weeks
 
Claremont:
Week 2: 7–13 Jul, 
Week 3: 14-20 Jul
Week 4: 21-27 Jul
Week 5: 28 Jul-3 Aug
 

Objectives

• To understand and achieve safe position and handling of a pony or horse
• To demonstrate control and give effective signals to the pony or horse when mounted
• To recognise the importance of balance in walk and trot
• To be able to mount, ride and walk in trot independently
• To practise the canter transition (if possible)
• To experience riding on different terrains
• To ride over poles and fences (if possible)
• To develop riding skills and build your confidence
• To increase your vocabulary relating specifically to horse riding

Qualifications & Certified Awards

• Certificate of Achievement of Individual Level of Attainment
• Souvenir rosette

Further information

Students will be given additional tuition, extra to the three hours of riding,
in Stable Management (horse care) at the riding stables.
International Relations

ACADEMY PROSPECTUS

Summary

Centre: Lancing
Hours: 3 hours per week (2 x 1½ hour sessions)
Days: Thursday and Friday
Ages: 13–18
Academic Level: A Level
Minimum English Level: B1
Instruction: One teacher per 14 students
Fee: £150 per week

Dates

Week 1: 30 Jun-6 Jul
Week 2: 7-13 Jul
Week 4: 21 Jul-27 Jul
Week 5: 28 Jul–3 Aug

Objectives

• To develop an understanding of some key terms, concepts and processes involved in International Relations
• To gain an insight into the history and structure of the contemporary international political and economic system
• To learn about some contemporary international issues and consider some daily headlines and topical news
• To study a number of vital research techniques
• To increase your vocabulary relating specifically to International Relations

Possible topics

• Introduction to contemporary International Relations
• Understanding global politics
• International Communication
• Gender and Society
• Democracy and Globalisation
• Europe in the World
• The Politics of the United States
Management

ACADEMY PROSPECTUS

Summary

Centre: Lancing
Hours: 3 hours per week (2 x 1½ hour sessions)
Days: Monday and Tuesday
Ages: 13–18
Academic Level: A Level
Minimum English Level: B1 
Instruction: One teacher per 14 students
Fee: £150 per week

Dates

Week 1: 30 Jun-6 Jul
Week 3: 14-20 Jul
Week 4: 21-27 Jul
Week 6: 4–10 Aug

Objectives

• To understand how customers and consumers behave
• To study some of the practical aspects of motivating workers
• To gain an insight into the challenges of being a manager
• To develop an understanding of the psychology of human behaviour
• To recognise a range of different perspectives on leadership, including sociological, psychological, functional and critical
• To consider suitable ways by which businesses might recruit and retain their employees
• To learn about the core concepts of Total Quality Management
• To increase your vocabulary relating specifically to Management

Possible topics

• People in Business
• Leadership and Performance Management
• Motivating People
• Managing Knowledge
• Decision-Making
• Consumer Behaviour
• Human Resource Management
• Total Quality Management
• Managing Yourself
 
Masterchef

ACADEMY PROSPECTUS

Summary

Centre: Lancing
Venue: Food Technology Classroom on Campus
Hours: 6 hours per week (4 x 1½ hour sessions)
Days: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Ages: 13–18
Academic Level: A Level
Instruction: One teacher per 10 students
Fee: £200 per week

Dates

All Weeks

Objectives

• To learn both local and international recipes
• To encourage creativity and individuality
• To develop a sense of satisfaction and accomplishment in cooking original meals
• To improve the ability to make quick (and correct) decisions
• To develop an understanding of basic culinary concepts
• To create new dishes by understanding how different flavours combine with one another
• To increase vocabulary specifically relating to cooking and dining
Maths

ACADEMY PROSPECTUS

Summary

Centre: Dicker
Hours: 3 hours per week (2 x 1½ hour sessions)
Days: Monday and Tuesday
Ages: 12–17 
Academic Level: GCSE
Minimum English Level: B1 
Instruction: One teacher per 14 students
Fee: £150 per week

Dates

Week 1: 30 Jun-6 Jul
Week 2: 7-13 Jul
Week 4: 21-27 Jul
Week 6: 28 Jul-3 Aug

Objectives

• To develop an understanding of some key mathematical concepts and principles
• To increase confidence in mathematics and recognise the importance of mathematics in society
• To acquire and apply mathematical concepts to solve everyday problems
• To reason mathematically, make deductions and inferences and draw conclusions
• To comprehend, interpret and communicate mathematical information in a variety of forms appropriate to the information and context
• To use mathematics to develop models of real situations
• To increase your vocabulary relating specifically to Mathematics

Possible topics

• Algebraic Equations
• Quadratic Equations (including the Quadratic Formula and Completing the Square)
• Equations of Straight Lines (including Midpoints of Line Segments and Parallel and Perpendicular Lines)
• 3D Shapes (including Volumes of Prisms, Cones, Spheres and Frustums)
• Calculations with Fractions (including Algebraic Fractions)
• Circle Theorems
• Transformations
• Area and Circumference of a Circle (including the Area and Perimeter of Partial Circles)
• Probability
• Indices and Surds
• Trigonometry (including the Sine and Cosine Rules)
Performing Arts

ACADEMY PROSPECTUS

Summary

Centres: Eastbourne, Windlesham and Claremont
Venue: In the drama studio on campus
Hours: 8 hours per week (4 x 2 hour sessions)
Days: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Ages: 6–16
Levels: Beginner, Elementary, Intermediate and Advanced
Instruction: One teacher per 12 students
Fee: £175 per week

Dates

Eastbourne

All Weeks

Windlesham and Claremont

Week 2: 7-13 Jul

Week 4: 21–27 Jul

Week 6: 4–10 Aug

Further information

Each academy will conclude with a New Era Academy assessed performance to be taken on the Friday afternoon followed by a participation presentation. The choices of assessed performances are:
• Choral Speaking: choose two poems suitable to the age of the group and learn them to perform as a spoken choir
• Devised Drama: take a theme, proverb or fairy story dependent on age and devise a prepared improvisation to perform together
• Creative Movement: based on a story, use facial and body expression to re-tell the story through movement not voice. Music will be used

Objectives

• To appreciate the importance of a warm-up
• To build self-confidence and social skills
• To learn about acting, improvisation, choral speaking and/or creative movement
• To enhance the control of the body, voice and expression
• To use intonation to develop emotion, character or story
• To express an idea using your whole self
• To develop team work abilities
• To improve awareness of the importance of rehearsal and learning lines, moves or character development
• Further development of English language skills including pronunciation, speaking in public and confidence in discussion and collaboration
• To take part in an assessed performance in a friendly, comfortable environment
• To increase your vocabulary relating specifically to drama, choral speaking and creative movement

Qualifications & Certified Awards

• New Era Academy (NEA) Examination Grade and Certificate Please note, all NEA Examinations are recognised by Ofqual (The Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation).
Photography

ACADEMY PROSPECTUS

Please note all students must bring their own DSLR camera. If you do not have one, please contact us for more information.

Summary

Centres: Claremont, Dicker and Lancing
Venue: Various locations on campus
Hours: 6 hours per week (4 x 1½ hour sessions)
Days: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Ages: 12–18
Levels: Beginner, Elementary, Intermediate and Advanced
Instruction: One teacher per 10 students
Fee: £175 per week

Dates

Claremont
 
Week 2: 7–13 Jul
Week 3: 14–20 Jul
Week 4: 21-27 Jul
Week 5: 28 Jul–3 Aug
 
Dicker and Lancing:
 
All Weeks

Objectives

• To use a DSLR (Digital Single Lens Reflex) camera creatively using the Manual Mode (I.E. not relying on automatic exposure)
• To understand the essential functions of a DSLR camera (including ISO, aperture, shutter speed and focusing modes) and how to use these to obtain technically competent, creative photographs
• To create attractive, well-composed photographs
• To build an exciting image folio
• To establish a wide repertoire of photographic skills
• To expand the capacity for reflection and to develop critical-thinking skills
• To increase your vocabulary relating specifically to photography
 
Presenting

ACADEMY PROSPECTUS

Summary

Centre: Lancing
Hours: 3 hours per week (2 x 1½ hour sessions)
Days: Monday and Tuesday
Ages: 13–18
Minimum English Level: B1 
Instruction: One teacher per 14 students
Fee: £100 per week

Dates

Week 1: 30 Jun-6 Jul
Week 3: 14-20 Jul
Week 4: 21-27 Jul
Week 6: 4–10 Aug

Objectives

• To learn to coherently present oral arguments within a given time frame
• To understand how to use your voice and body language to enhance your presentation
• To enhance flexibility and rapidity of though of English
• To develop fluency in English
• To improve vocabulary and diction in English
• To increase self-confidence in your communication skills
Problem Solving

ACADEMY PROSPECTUS

Summary

Centre: Dicker
Hours: 3 hours per week (2 x 1½ hour sessions)
Days: Monday and Tuesday
Ages: 12–17
Minimum English Level: B1 
Instruction: One teacher per 14 students
Fee: £100 per week

Dates

Week 1: 30 Jun-6 Jul
Week 2: 7-13 Jul
Week 4: 21-27 Jul
Week 5: 28 Jun–3 Aug

Objectives

• To learn to quickly identify a problem and break it down into manageable parts
• To be able to coherently define the obstacles you are faced with
• To increase quick thinking and creativity
• To develop a logical thought process and be able to express it in English
• To understand different solutions to the same issue
• To enhance the sense of collaboration with others
• To increase self-confidence in your communication skills
Science

ACADEMY PROSPECTUS

Summary

Centre: Dicker
Hours: 3 hours per week (2 x 1½ hour sessions)
Days: Thursday and Friday
Ages: 12–17
Academic Level: GCSE
Minimum English Level: B1
Instruction: One teacher per 14 students
Fee: £150 per week

Dates

Week 1: 30 Jun-6 Jul
Week 3: 14-20 Jul
Week 4: 21-27 Jul
Week 6: 4-10Aug

Objectives

• To develop an understanding of some key scientific concepts and principles within the disciplines of Biology, Chemistry and Physics
• To learn some essential aspects of methods, processes and uses of science
• To appreciate some of the complex and diverse scientific phenomena that exist in the natural world
• To expand upon and apply observational, practical, modelling and problem-solving skills both in the laboratory and in the field
• To establish an ability to evaluate scientific claims through a critical analysis of the methodology, evidence and conclusions
• To inspire curiosity about the natural world, how science works and its relevance to everyday life
• To increase your vocabulary relating specifically to Science

Possible topics

• Atomic structure and the periodic table
• Bonding, structure and the properties of matter
• Chemistry of the atmosphere
• Acids and Alkalis
• Energy
• Collision Theory
• Cell Biology
• Infection and Response
• Ecology
Swimming

ACADEMY PROSPECTUS

Summary

Centres: Eastbourne
Venue: Swimming pool on campus
Hours: 3 hours per week (3 x 1 hour lessons)
Days: Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
Ages: 6–11
Levels: Beginner, Elementary, Intermediate and Advanced
Instruction: One coach per 10 students
Fee: £175 per week

Dates

Eastbourne
All Weeks
 
Objectives
• To build your confidence in the water
• To improve arm and leg technique within the four main strokes (front crawl, back crawl, breast stroke and butterfly)
• To understand body position within the four main strokes
• To ensure the correct breathing technique is used
• To practise key skills such as gliding, floating and kicking
• To achieve swimming out of your depth
• To encourage jumping and diving into the water
• To increase your vocabulary relating specifically to swimming
Tennis

ACADEMY PROSPECTUS

Summary

Centres: Eastbourne, Handcross, Windlesham, Claremont
Dicker, Lancing
Venue: On the outdoor hard tennis courts on campus. Eastbourne: at a local tennis club
Hours: 6 hours per week (4 x 1½ hour sessions)
Days: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Ages: 6–18
Levels: Beginner, Elementary, Intermediate and Advanced
Instruction: One coach per 10 students
Fee: £175 per week

Dates

Eastbourne, Handcross, Windlesham
Claremont Dicker & Lancing:
All Weeks

Objectives

• To establish ball sense skills and apply them to tennis
• To use first and second serves effectively
• To learn about court positions and where to stand when competing
• To become more tactically aware and effective in playing the game of tennis
• To develop match play techniques, skills and fitness
• To practice specific techniques to enhance consistency
• To improve your standard of game play
• To increase your vocabulary relating specifically to tennis
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