Extra Curricular Activities - courses



English Phonics Uetikon

Language
An oppertunity for your child to experience the English language through stories, songs and play. Developing early reading and writing skills based on the successful UK phonics programme, Alphablocks.

Beginner and Advanced classes on offer. In-house assessment to be carried out for Advanced classes.

For ages Kindergarten and Primary

PlayBall Dinkies / Watch Me@3 Uetikon

Movement & Health
Playball Watch Me@3 and Dinkies are sport and movement clubs specifically designed for 2.5 - 4 years of age. To actively promote a healthy lifestyle and fitness enjoyment from a young age, children play both indoors and outdoors to develop sports skills for their future.

2 courses available: March, April / May, June, July
Exact dates are available on the club flier.

Playball Dinkies & Watch Me@3 Zollikon

Movement & Health
Playball Watch Me@3 and Dinkies are sport and movement clubs specifically designed for 2.5 - 4 years of age. To actively promote a healthy lifestyle and fitness enjoyment from a young age, children play both indoors and outdoors to develop sports skills for their future.

For ages 2.5 - 4

Lego - Big Builders in Zollikon

Science & Technology
Lego - Big Builders (BB), for the youngest of our engineers. Following instructions, basic mathematics, creativity, hand-eye co-ordination, and more... Using Knex® and carefully planned weekly topics, stories and missions.

For ages 3 - 5

Piano in Zollikon

Music

Chueja Furrer has over 30 years of piano teaching experience, and offers a child friendly approach to learning the piano using the Suzuki method. Teaching from the age of 3 up to adulthood, Chueja fosters all her teaching to the individual’s needs.

Developing music abilities and appreciation from a young age is a foundation to all other subject areas; rhythm and understanding of sequences and patterns, language development and understanding of cultures, emotional understanding and more.

For ages 3 to adults


Rhythmical Gymnastics

Movement & Health

Challenging the children physically and listening to their current interests, this club aims to give children a step into the world of gymnastics, opening the door for many sporting opportunities in the future such as figure skating, tennis, ice hockey, sports gymnastics, athletics and more.


Yoga

Movement & Health
A playful yoga movement class where children can learn not only about their bodies and minds, but how to respect and challenge themselves too. A great opportunity for children to breath, move, focus, relax and connect.

Football

Movement & Health
With InterSoccer - Regular football training and general fitness training with a qualified coach. Develop a joy of sport and fitness, promoting competative and collaborative techniques for life.

Transport to the pitch is included in the fee and uses the Tandem IMS school bus.  Bus departs at 16:00 sharp.  

Children must be collected by a parent / carer at 17:20 direct at the pitch: FC Seefeld, Bleulerstrasse 49, 8008 Zurich.  There is no return bus.

Exact dates are to be announced - vary due to winter months.

Piano in Zurich

Music
Developing musical abilities and appreciation from a young age is a foundation to all other subject areas. Unlock their creativity in music! The Multilingual Piano School Bertova offers our children individual piano instruction directly in the Tandem IMS ZH location.Classes are available for all levels, and preperation and support towards ABRSM exams is offered.

Violin

Music

Dawn Lilgé is a professional violinist, composer, author and screenwriter, teaching at international schools since 1996, preparing students for the Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music exams since 1999. Developing musical abilities and appreciation from a young age can be a foundation for all other areas of life and learning, such as language development, understanding of cultures, emotional understanding, spatial recognition and understanding of patterns and sequences, development of fine motor skills, self-awareness, expression, and more.


Lego - Big Builders in Zurich

Science & Technology

Lego - Big Builders (BB), for Pre-School and Kindergarten engineers.  Following instructions, basic mathematics, creativity, hand-eye co-ordination, and more... Using Knex® and carefully planned weekly topics, stories and missions.  The children consider natural and man-made concepts while having fun!


Lego - RoboLego®

Science & Technology
Introducing software engineering, algorithms, programming skills and more. A fun approach to young engineering and software skills using WeDo.

Providing children with theoretical and practical application of mechanical and software engineering, Robo Lego® helps children to think in a new way, and enables them to write their own programming codes.

Galilego / Lego Challenge

Science & Technology
Lego Challenge and Galilego teach mathematical and scientific principles through K'NEX, LEGO and LEGO Technic kits. A more challenging approach to the activities worked on in Lego Big Builders.

Chess Club

Creativity

An introduction to the traditional board game in a playful manner with lots of fun. For more information on teaching methods see www.chess4kids.ch


Art & Craft

Creativity
A wide look at different artistic methods and media. Through stories, songs and hands on techniques, the children can develop some basic art skills and explore their creative side. With group work, long and short term projects, and a look into world famous artist's work, the children develop a feel for artistic criticism and evaluations.

Chinese Mandarin

Language

Giving children an insight into the Chinese language and culture, teaching some basic Chinese phrases and vocabulary in regard to family, numbers, animal, body and colours. The emphasis is on the oral, active language but the children will also be exposed to some basic Chinese characters. Working on a variety of fun cultural activities, the children will gain a feel for one of the oldest cultures in the world.


Friday Sleepover Club

Friday SleepOver Club

The Friday Sleepover Club (FSC) is a fun, focussed alternative option to babysitting. Craft materials, dinner, breakfast and overnight care and support is all included in the price with Tandem IMS staff members. Available for children over the age of 2, this service is offered voluntarily by our staff.

 

Soccer August Holiday Camp

Movement & Health
Teaching skills in football, teamwork, strategy, and the joy of keeping physically fit. A week of football lessons, mini tournaments, and the growth of oneself. A holiday camp for both boys and girls of all ages from Kindergarten to Primary. Drop off and pick up at the football pitch directly.

Kindercity Exploration Camp

World understanding
A week of fun and adventure at Kindercity in Volketswil! Your child will experience a vast array of activities carefully designed to suit their age and development phase. With teaching and support throughout, the children will work on mini projects, discovery programmes, experimental sessions, and more.

Including transport supervision. Drop-off and pick-up at Zurich HB.

Equine August Holiday Camp

World understanding
After a very succesful first year offering this camp, we are happy to present another oppertunity for your child/ren to spend a week working with horses. Teaching self control, management and team skills through horses. A week with the animals to learn care, compassion, empathy, and more.  A challenging and energetic camp. Transport to and from the riding stables is included from any three of our Tandem IMS locations - Zurich Seefeld, Zollikon or Uetikon am See.

Lego Big Builders Challenge October Holiday Camp

Science & Technology
A week of fun with Lego! Introducing creative ideas, mathematical skills, scientific processes and team challenges. With outdoor oppertunities and team play in the open. A week long camp of Lego and fun.  Using KNex kits and carefully planned activities with goals, coupled with open ended oppertunities for fun and experimentations.

Chess & Martial Arts Holiday Camp

Movement & Health
The mornings focus on the complexity of Chess, learning rules, tactics and gameplay. Mini tournaments both indoors and outdoors, and crafts on the theme of chess. All materials are included. 

Afternoon Martial Arts training!  Something more active, building on co-ordination skills, self-esteem, focus, gaining respect for oneself and for others, and more... Martial Arts is a great activity for children to express themselves and to learn about physical development.

Drop off and collection point at Tandem IMS Zurich, in Seefeld. Transport to and from the Chess4Kids setting in Küsnacht included in the rate via Tandem IMS School Bus and driver. Lunch is included.

Tandem October Themed Holiday Camp

World understanding
Planned and operated by Tandem IMS staff members. A holiday camp for all Kindergarten and Primary aged children - example themes: artistic projects, exploration of nature, musical experimentation, movement sessions, and more...

Ski Week Holiday Camp 1

Movement & Health
Take advantage of living so close to the Alps. A week of skiing, for beginners to expert level, all ages of children are welcomed. Transport and lunch included in the rate.

Ages 5 - 11 years.  Bus transport to and drom the mountains included in the rate.  Drop off location to be announced, see sub-note on flier - either Zurich Main Station or Tandem IMS Seefeld.

Tandem Themed April Holiday Camp

World understanding
Planned and operated by Tandem IMS staff members. A holiday camp for all Kindergarten and Primary aged children - example themes: artistic projects, exploration of nature, musical experimentation, movement sessions, and more...

Robo Lego Camp

Movement & Health
A 4 day camp introducing software engineering, algorithms, programming skills and more. A fun approach to young engineering and software skills using WeDo.

Providing children with theoretical and practical application of mechanical and software engineering, Robo Lego® helps children to think in a new way, and enables them to write their own programming codes.

Playball and Arts Combination Holiday Camp

Movement & Health
Active fitness programme combined with Arts and Crafts at a local proffessional art studio. Playball offers a look at various skills and team games, developing hand-eye coordination, personal health and cooperative play.  Afternoons at a local cermics art studio are spent with a creative hat on! Looking at popular stories and rhymes, and developing art pieces with jumble, clay, and using a variety of artistic methods. 
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