Are you ready for an unforgettable learning experience and a holiday with people from around the world this summer?
There is a wide range of summer programmes available in the UK, for children from age 7 or above. Courses will include English lessons, excursions, sports and general activities. There are also special study options, such as English plus Sports, Drama, and preparation courses for British boarding school. Most of the summer courses offer accommodation on the school campus. Rooms are single, twin or multi-bedded. Meals include breakfast, lunch and dinner. Sports and activities are always carried out under supervision to ensure the safety of the children.
Summer holiday comes in a few months time, so start planning your summer time now! To find out more about our summer programmes, please contact us!
Bede’s School, Dicker
aged 12 to 17 (boys & girls)
l One of the Centres of Excellence 2013-2014 based on the results of the British Council Inspection 2013.
l Bede’s Dicker centre is situated in a small village in the midst of the South Downs, an area of Outstanding National Beauty and close to the coastal resort of Eastbourne.
l Students: Age range 12 to17 yrs. Maximum 260 students per week from different countries. Limits for each nationality to ensure a good mix.
l Accommodation: Most bedrooms have 1, 2 to 4 beds.
l Facilities: Tennis courts, sports hall, swimming pool, gym, squash courts, astro-turf, playing fields, drama theatre, dance studios, small golf course, IT suites, art studios.
Academic Preparation Course
² For students with an interest in Academic English or for those joining a UK Boarding School.
² Students: Divided in pre-GCSC, GCSC or A level considering the age. Maximum 100 students per week from different countries.
² The program: Intensive course. Lessons take place in the mornings and afternoons and there is a full programme of evening social events and weekends excursions, organised by Bede's Activities Leaders. Everything is included in the fee. The course is in August for 2 or 3 weeks.
² Lessons: 30 hours of lessons per week. 12½ hours of English Skills, 5 hours of Language Workshops (essay writing, interpreting graphs and pronunciation among others) and 12½ hours of School Subjects (Art and Design, Biology, Economics, Maths etc.). Maximum 14 students per class. Weekly progress checks to monitor performance.
² Levels: 4 levels are available from Intermediate (B1) to Proficiency (C2). Entry test on Monday with a speaking, grammar and writing component. Minimum level required is Intermediate B1.
Adventures in English
² The program: Full programme of lessons, sports, art, drama, clubs, cultural visits, social events, trips and excursions. Everything is included in the fee except the flight tickets.
² Sports Academy: Expert tuition in Tennis (6 hours per week), Contemporary Dance (6 hours per week), Golf (6 hours per week), Rugby (6 hours per week) and Horse Riding (3 hours per week). Individual and group instruction. Supplements are payable.
² Lessons: 22 ½ hours of English per week.
² Levels: 7 levels are available from Beginners (A1) to Proficiency (C2).
² Exam: The Cambridge PET and FCE exams are available (3 or 4 weeks preparation course). Exam takes place at the end of the course at the Centre.
² Care: Excellent staff: student ratios (typically 1:5). Individual attention provided.
Dance & English
² Hours: 38 hours of Dance and 20 hours of English language tuition.
² Dance Level Previous ballet experience is essential.
² Dance Teachers Legat Vocational Teachers.
² Included Accommodation, meals, English lessons, dance tuition, transfer service, travel insurance, evening social events and excursions.
If you are coming to the UK to start at a boarding school in September, the Etherton pre-sessional summer course will prepare you well. After the summer, you will feel more confident and ready to study at your new school.
Our courses are also suitable for students who want to have a taste of life at a UK boarding school, or who want to study hard during the summer, and then return home.
Our Pre-A-Level / Pre-IB Courses are suitable for students aged 15-17 who are preparing to study A-Levels or the International Baccalaureate.
Our Pre-GCSE Courses are suitable for students aged 13-15 who are preparing to study GCSEs or to enter Year 9.
Our Junior Academic Course is suitable for younger students, aged 10-12. It combines hard work with lots of active learning and fun.
Our students are generally bright and ambitious. You will be the leaders of tomorrow. Many of our students aim at going to top UK universities. We will show you how to succeed in the British education system.
If you are preparing to come to a British boarding school, or if you just want to try out life in a boarding school during the summer, an Etherton course is the right one for you!
aged 8 to 17 (girls only)
International College, Sherborne School
aged 8 to 17 (boys & girls)
aged 13 to 18 (boys & girls)
Adventures in English
Lord Wandsworth College
aged 16 to 18 (boys & girls)
aged 12 to 17 (boys & girls)
Summer Courses in Oxford
Oxford Royale Academy is an award-winning summer school, offering academic, cultural and English language programmes for international students aged 13-18. All programmes are based on the campus of the University of Oxford.
Academic courses are available in subjects as wide ranging as Mathematics, Classical Civilisations, Creative Writing and Physics, while workshop courses include Business Challenge, Acting and Performance Skills and Leadership and Team Building. Oxford Royale Academy also offers a range of Learn English courses and a number of university preparation programmes.
Oxford Royale Academy has developed an extensive network of teachers, guest lecturers and campus staff - the majority of whom have either studied or are studying at Oxford or Cambridge- to ensure that students benefit from highly qualified teaching and a supportive campus environment.
The courses have the following special features:
aged 13 to 17 (boys & girls)
Trinity Examination Course
aged 12 to 16 (boys & girls)
English + Multi-Activity Teaching Programme
aged 15 to 17 (boys & girls)
aged 9 to 14 (boys & girls)
English + Multi-Activity Programme