United Kingdom, North Wales, Bangor

Biology Summer School - IB Extended Essay Course

when 9 July 2016 - 16 July 2016
language English
duration 1 week
fee GBP 1250

Looking to do your Extended Essay this summer? The Ysgol y Mor IB Biology course is packed with research and fieldwork opportunities in the unique littoral marine environment of the Menai Strait in North Wales. Students are immersed in the natural world and coached in the techniques essential to providing good data for their individual, original piece of research.

Experienced IB teachers support each student in formulating their individual research questions and professional marine biologists are on hand to advise on data collection. Tutorial sessions provide each student with the tools needed to draft an Extended Essay.
Our Extended Essay courses are based at the prestigious Welsh National Outdoor Centre at Plas Menai, providing excellent classroom and learning resources. Students also have the opportunity to take part in adventure sports and explore the Anglesey coastline further on this mentally and physically challenging course.

Students will return to school after their summer break with a near-final draft of their Extended Essay to present to their supervisor.

Course leader

Led by experienced IB teachers and professional marine biologists.

Target group

IB students - 16-19 years

Course aim

This course is ideal for IB students looking for a challenging summer programme to research and write their biology Extended Essay and enjoy a change of scene with adventure activities.

Fee info

GBP 1250: The course fee includes all tuition, accommodation and meals at the National Outdoor Centre, All fieldwork and adventure activities are also included. Please note, flights to and from the UK and airport transfers are not included in the fee.