Intensive English Summer School Course (plus subjects)

Our Intensive English Summer School Course is for international students aged 8-17 who wish to improve their written and spoken English language skills, whilst also studying a range of subjects.

It was the first intensive English summer school course of its kind for international students and 2022 will be it’s 30th anniversary.

English Summer School – key points

This course is suitable for students who:

  • Wish to improve the fluency and accuracy of their spoken and written English
  • Are considering joining a British independent school and wish to improve their English language skills in this context (including exposure to some academic language through the subject lessons)
  • Are already at a UK school but want to enhance their English language skills
  • Want to sample independent school life and culture in England while socialising with students from different nationalities
  • Want to acclimatise themselves or receive a boost by enrolling on an English summer school course prior to starting at a UK school in September

With English plus the addition of several lessons in different subjects – such as sciences, maths, history, geography, cultural studies, art, drama and computing – this intensive English summer course gives a variety of content and language which is much appreciated by the students. They enjoy the interactive and dynamic lessons whilst developing their English throughout.

A key focus of our Intensive English lessons are the topics based projects the students collaborate on. These motivate students by allowing them to:

  • practise the language they already know
  • consolidate new language
  • produce a visible piece of work – a presentation, a booklet, a blog, a role-play etc.
  • collaborate with others and practise 21st century skills – essential soft skills students will need for success in the future

English Summer School – course details

  • Very small class sizes (5 – 8 students)
  • 30 lessons a week
  • Optional additional individual tuition available
  • Full programme of sports, afternoon and evening activities
  • Two excursions a week (including study trips on alternate Wednesdays for those staying more than two weeks)
  • All Common European Framework language levels offered from beginner (A1) to advanced (C2)

What can I tell you about this place?
If you want to send your children to improve their English, send them here.
Fedor, 14 – Russia

Summer school – 2022 dates

The short courses will take place from:

  • 29 June 2022 for 2,4,6 or 8 weeks
  • 13 July 2022 for 2, 4 or 6 weeks
  • 27 July 2022 for 2 or 4 weeks
  • 10 August 2022 for 2 weeks
  • 24 August 2022 – Final departure day

The last weeks of our summer school program (11 – 25 August 2021) are ideal preparation for international students placed in British Boarding Schools from September, helping students feel more confident and prepared.

Summer school – 2022 fees

More information

The summer course was really interesting and helpful to improve my English.
Nour, 13 – Switzerland

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