The After-school Programme

Tartu International School offers a diverse After-school Programme for its students.

Some clubs are also open for students who do not study in Tartu International School. Please see more information below.

Clubs for TIS students

Free-time club (after-school activities and care) for grades 1–3 (open for grade 4  too)

On Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays until 17:00 and Fridays until 16:00. Afternoon care with a specific schedule and fun indoors and outdoors activities. 550 euros per academic year (55 euros per month). Find the programme admission form here: Afternoon care admission application.doc. The free-time club schedule is here: Free-time club schedule 2018-2019

Swim club for grades 1–9  

Swimming takes place in the public swimming centre Aura. Transportation to the swimming centre is organised by the school. Students can swim and have water fun under teachers´ supervision. The swim club takes place on Wednesdays at 14:30-16:30 with teachers Mikko, Andreas and Heidi. Swimming sessions alter with activities at school. The club leader will inform the parents about the swim club calendar. No additional fee for TIS students. Contact: andreas.mckeough@istartu.ee

Little philosophers’ club for grade 1  

Where does time come from? Can rocks be happy? Who am I? Little philosophers ask and answer questions that often do not have one answer. Little philosophers’ club takes place once a week on Wednesdays at 12:30-13:15 with teacher Evelyn. No additional fee for TIS students. Contact: evelyn.vahi@istartu.ee

Judo club for grade 1 

The ancient Japanese art of judo can be practised in Tartu International School on Fridays at 16:00 – 16:30. The judo club is organised by the sports club Tartu Do. The monthly fee 12 euros is to paid by parents to the sports club. Contact: Judo Club Do, Andre Seppa, treenerseppa@gmail.com

Music club for grades 1–3 and  4–9  

A great opportunity for students who like to sing or play an instrument, or would like to start it. On Mondays at 14:30-15:15 (grades 1-3) and 15:15-16:45 (grades 4-9). No additional fee for TIS students. Contact: vesta.voltein@istartu.ee

LEGO robotics club for grades 1–3  

A fun club for first steps in programming and robotics using Lego robotics sets. On Fridays at 14:30-15:15 with teacher Mikko. No additional fee for TIS students. Contact: mikko.saarivuori@istartu.ee

Estonian language and culture club for grades 1–4 

Who was Juhan Liiv? What was Estonian language like 100 years ago? Estonian language club is a place to get extra knowledge about Estonia, Estonian culture and language. The club is mostly meant for native speakers, but everyone else is welcome too. The club takes place in Estonian. We meet every Thursday at 15:10–15:55. The teacher of this club is Maria. No additional fee for TIS students. Contact: maria.paaver@istartu.ee

Clubs open for students from TIS and other schools

The After-School Programme registration for students who do not study in TIS can be found here: Clubs Registration Form for Students outside TIS. Clubs start from 17th of September and run until 31st of May. 

Computer club for grades 4–9 

An interactive and hands-on club to learn computer science and programming. On Fridays at 15:15-16:15 with teacher Elo-Kai. No additional fee for TIS students, 7 euros per lesson for others. Contact: elokai.kurel@istartu.ee

Arts & crafts club for grades 4–6  

Come and get creative! On Tuesdays at 16:00-17:00 with teacher Evelyn. No additional fee for TIS students, 7 euros per lesson for others. Contact: evelyn.vahi@istartu.ee

“Let’s Practise English!” club for grades 4-9 

Let’s practise English while discussing interesting topics! This conversation circle is a weekly opportunity for learners of English to practice speaking in an informal setting. The club takes place on Thursdays at 16:00-17:00 with teacher Heidi, who is a native English speaker. No additional fee for TIS students, for others 7 euros per lesson. Contact: heidi.erbsen@istartu.ee

English for Young Learners for grades 1-4 

Join in and learn English through fun activities with teacher Kristi. Club is for English as a foreign language learners outside Tartu International School. The club takes place Thursdays at 15:00 – 16:00. Fee for students outside TIS is 7 euros. Contact: kristi.aria@istartu.ee

Study aid club (language of instruction in this club is Estonian, for students who do not study in TIS)

Individual approach to help students with their studies. Teacher Kristi helps to do homework and focuses on skills that need more work. Club takes place on Wednesdays at 15:00–16:00 in Estonian and is for students who do not study in TIS. Fee is 7 euros. Contact: kristi.aria@istartu.ee

Science club by Kolm Põrsakest 

Every month the club focuses on a different topic, such as forces, human body, water, electricity etc. There will be fun hands-on activities and experiments. Club takes places once a month on Mondays at 15:15. The fee for both TIS students and students who do not study in TIS is 6€ per lesson. The registration form can be found from here

 

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