TASIS England Wins Prestigious Youth Travel Award
TASIS The American School in England has been awarded the British Youth Travel Award (BYTA) for Best Educational Product. This award, given to TASIS England’s Summer Program in a special ceremony on the 20th November, acknowledges a product or experience that provides the youth, student, and educational travel market with a dedicated customer experience.
TASIS England’s Head of School, Mr. Bryan Nixon, was honoured by the recognition and said that the award is a testament to the community and the Mission of the School. “TASIS England nurtures intellectual curiosity and emboldens each learner to flourish as a principled, open-minded, and compassionate member of a global community. We thank BYTA for the award and for recognising our work with young people and the fantastic educational product that is the TASIS England Summer Program. I am also grateful to the outstanding programme team: administration, students, faculty, and staff!”
Simon Fitch, Director of Student Recruitment and Admissions, who was presented with the award on Wednesday night also thanked the British Youth Travel Awards judges and added: “We are very excited that our 41-year-old summer programme has been recognized for the high quality, safe, living and learning environment we offer to students from over 30 countries each summer. We thank our leadership team, teachers, and students for playing their part in each year’s successful summer school.”
Sia Georgaklis, Director of the TASIS England Summer Program, explained that “each year we listen to what our students and families are looking for in a summer school experience and we continuously enhance our course offerings and our summer programme based on recommendations. It’s rewarding to see our work recognised!”
TASIS The American School in England offers an American college preparatory and international curriculum to day students from Pre-Kindergarten to Grade 12 and boarding students in Grades 8–12. TASIS also runs a 3- and 6-week Summer Program. Located southwest of London on a beautiful estate of Georgian mansions and 17th-century cottages, TASIS England combines a rigorous academic programme with exceptional facilities for art, drama, music, STEM, and sports. TASIS offers International Baccalaureate, Advanced Placement, and English-as-an-Additional Language programmes.