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Canford School

Dukes International Summer School

The Dukes International summer school is ideal for international students who want to improve their English and experience life in one of the most stunning boarding school campuses in the UK. Canford School has fantastic facilities including 20 tennis courts, an indoor swimming pool, a 9-hole golf course and theatre.  The Academic Programme offers English courses as well as Introduction programmes in Business and International Relations. Two immersive courses are also available, English through Football and English through Acting.. A range of afternoon and evening activities are available to all students, along with two full day excursions per week.

Organisation: Summer Boarding Courses
Location: Bournemouth
Ages: 11 to 15     Start dates: 10,24,31 July    Duration: 2,3,4,5 weeks
Accommodation: School boarding house - single and shared rooms
Fees: 2 weeks - £2700
3 weeks - £4050
4 weeks - £5400
5 weeks - £6750

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Concord College Science Summer School

Science Summer School

Concord College is a prestigious independent school, which welcomes students from all over the world into their vibrant and varied community. Students between the ages of 10 and 17 enjoy fabulous facilities on the safe 80 acre campus set in the heart of the English countryside. The Science Summer School offers students aged 13-17 the chance to study 2 subjects chosen from Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Economics and Maths in preparation for GCSE and A-Level study. Younger children study Biology, Chemistry and Physics in a fun and safe environment. Concord takes care to nurture the individuality of each student to develop their self-confidence and support them to achieve academic success. The summer programme includes a wealth of cultural and recreational opportunities, and is inclusive of on-site activities and weekly excursions. First Aid, Golf, Mountain Biking, Tennis and Horse riding are also available at an extra cost. Accommodation is provided within the superb grounds, with 24 hour supervision to ensure student safety and wellbeing.

Organisation: Concord College
Location: Shropshire
Ages: 10 to 17     Start dates: 2-27 July; 30 July - 27 Aug    Duration: 3.5 or 3 weeks
Accommodation: Single study rooms
Fees: July - £3800 (12+) £3980 (under 12)
August - £3220 (12+) £3800 (under 12)

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Dragon School

SBC Oxford Summer School

The SBC Oxford Summer School is a wonderful introduction to boarding school life, based at the Dragon School in Oxford, one of the most prestigious prep schools in the UK. SBC Oxford is the perfect school for our youngest age group. The curriculum provides English tuition for all levels, meaning students of any level will develop during their time with us. The course includes a range of afternoon and evening activities as well as two full day excursions each week.

Organisation: Summer Boarding Courses
Location: Oxford
Ages: 8 to 12     Start dates: 17, 31 July    Duration: 2,4 weeks
Accommodation: School boarding house - shared rooms
Fees: 2 weeks - £2700
4 weeks - £5400

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Lord Wandsworth College

Pre A Level / IB Course

This is a superbly organized academic course designed for international students who are entering a British boarding school to start A Levels or the IB, or who would like a “taste” of British education for the summer. The course includes 10 hours per week of intensive English language plus Drama as well as up to 10 other subjects. There is a full programme of cultural visits, sports and social activities. A highlight is the opportunity to interact with British student hosts, providing plenty of chances to practise speaking English and make friends. The course includes a formal dinner and dance.  This is a full- time course with activities every day, including weekends. It is run by Etherton Education, founded in 2002 and with an excellent reputation for preparing students for study in UK schools.

Organisation: Etherton Education
Location: Hampshire
Ages: 15 to 17     Start dates: 10, 23 July, 6 Aug 2017    Duration: 2,4,6 or 8 weeks
Accommodation:
Fees: 2 weeks - £2550
4 weeks - £4600
6 weeks - £6900
8 weeks - £9200

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Mill Hill Summer School

Mill Hill Academic Summer Course

Mill Hill Summer School

Uniquely located in beautiful parkland, just 30 minutes from Central London, Mill Hill Summer School provides the perfect setting for learning and enjoyment. Our courses are aimed both at students who will be joining British Boarding Schools and at those who wish to sample British education in the summer. We offer Junior courses to ages 12–14 and Senior courses to ages 15–17, combining English learning with mathematics and science or sport. These core elements are complemented by a varied programme of creative activity classes including music, drama, IT, film-making and art. Although the focus of our courses is on academic progress, the varied social programme and the exciting range of activities and 2 full day excursions per week ensures that students find their summer at Mill Hill stimulating and rewarding.

Organisation: Mill Hill
Location: London
Ages: 12 to 17     Start dates: 3,17,31 July & 14 August    Duration: 2,4 or 8 weeks
Accommodation: School Boarding House – single, twin and triple rooms
Fees: 2 week programme: £2,400.00
4 week programme: £4,800.00
8 week programme: £9,000.00

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Millfield - Street Campus

Millfield - Street Campus

The Millfeld Street Campus summer school offers a packed programme of English classes, sport and creative activities plus a full social programme to keep teenagers busy all day long. This large, famous co-educational boarding school in the Somerset countryside has fabulous facilities including an Olympic sized swimming pool and riding arena. Special options here include amongst others, athletics, cooking, tetrathlon, squash, rugby, fencing, martial arts and musical theatre. There is also a preparation for UK schools programme and a Cambridge English course option.

Organisation: Millfield Enterprises
Location: Somerset
Ages: 12 to 17     Start dates: 9,16,23,30 Jul, 6, 13 Aug    Duration: 2,3,4,6, wks
Accommodation: School boarding house - single or shared rooms
Fees: 2 weeks - £2520
3 weeks - £3600
4 weeks - £4515
6 weeks - £6510

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Moreton Hall - Intensive Academic

Intensive Academic

This intensive academic course provides a boarding experience for international students. It also offers ideal GCSE and A Level preparation for those who plan to study at a UK boarding school. The course includes 30 hours of lessons a week taught in small classes (maximum of 12) by experienced EAL trained staff . There is an iIntensive focus on the English language requirements for studying Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics, Geography, Business Studies and Economics. There is also a full and varied activities and sporting programme.

Organisation: Moreton Hall
Location: Shropshire
Ages: 13 to 17     Start dates: 3 July, every Monday    Duration: 2-9 weeks
Accommodation: En-suite study bedrooms
Fees: £1030 per week (min 2 weeks)

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St Edmund's College

Summer School

The educational experience provided by St Edmund’s College Summer School is intended to compliment your child's teaching and learning at home. The Summer School was founded in 1996 and takes place on the historic campus of this Catholic boarding school. The course offers new learning opportunities through exciting projects, theatre, educational visits, option courses and activities all designed to challenge and extend personal development and language competence. Native speakers and bilingual students are welcome.The course provides 20 hours of class based teaching per week plus educational excursions and theatre visits. There are a range of specialist option courses including Horse Riding, Scuba Diving, sports and examination preparation.

The school has three divisions 11+ Middle School 14+ Senior School and 16+.

External examinations offered are IESOL B1-C2 City & Guilds and IELTS.

The courses are ideal for highly motivated children wanting an interesting challenge or those preparing to enter a UK boarding school.

Location: Ware
Ages: 11 to 17     Start dates: 30 July    Duration: 3 weeks
Accommodation: School boarding house - shared rooms
Fees: 3 weeks - £2900 - £3100

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Taunton School - Junior Course

Junior Summer School

This Junior Summer School is a specialist academic preparation course for students aged 7-12. This course is based in Taunton's International Middle School using all their excellent facilities.  The teachers are qualified primary school teachers who have an understanding of the way that younger children learn and play. Students study a range of subjects and will take a Young Learners or International ESOL English exam at the end of their course.  There are trips and excursions as part of their lessons and a full programme of sports and cultural activities as well as integration with British day students.

Location: Somerset
Ages: 7 to 12     Start dates: 1, 22 July, 12 Aug 2017    Duration: 3,6 or 9 weeks
Accommodation: School boarding house - shared rooms
Fees: 3 weeks - £3600
6 weeks - £7200
9 weeks - £10,800

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Taunton School - Senior Course

Senior Summer School

The Taunton School Senior Summer School is ideal for students who are preparing for exams or are going on to a British boarding school. The Senior Summer courses in July and August are for students between the ages of 13 and 17, and combine intensive English tuition with other academic subjects.This course is excellent preparation for GCSEs, A levels and the IB Diploma. Students take an  ESOL examination at the end of their course. Lessons are complemented by a full leisure programme including sports as well as a varied programme of activities and excursions to local cities and places of interest. The Summer School is very popular, as it provides a well-supervised, structured and academic course in a safe environment.

Location: Somerset
Ages: 13 to 17     Start dates: 1, 22 July, 12 Aug 2017    Duration: 3,6 or 9 weeks
Accommodation: School boarding house - single or shared rooms
Fees: 3 weeks - £3600
6 weeks - £7200
9 weeks - £10,800

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Wellington School - Junior Academic

Junior Academic Course

This course is suitable for international students aged 10-12 years old, and now runs alongside the Pre-GCSE course. The Junior Course runs similarly to the Pre-GCSE, but there is an additional half day of a local excursion. Some of these trips may include indoor and outdoor climbing, caving, water raft building, and coastal walks. There is also less homework (3-4 rather than 6 hours) and 26 hours a week for the academic timetable, rather than 30. There is a full programme of cultural visits, sports and social activities. A highlight is the opportunity to interact with British student hosts, providing plenty of chances to practise speaking English and make friends. The course includes a formal dinner and dance.  This is a full- time course with activities every day, including weekends. It is run by Etherton Education, founded in 2002 and with an excellent reputation for preparing students for study in UK schools.

Organisation: Etherton Education
Location: Somerset
Ages: 10 to 12     Start dates: 10, 23 July, 6 Aug 2017    Duration: 2,4,6 or 8 weeks
Accommodation: Boarding House - shared roooms
Fees: 2 weeks - £2550
4 weeks - £4600
6 weeks - £6900
8 weeks - £9200

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Wellington School - pre GCSE Course

Pre - GCSE Course

This course is suitable for international students who may be planning to enter a British boarding school, or who would like a "taste" of British education for the summer. The course includes intensive English language and English through Drama, as well as a range of other subjects. There is a full programme of cultural visits, sports and social activities. A highlight is the opportunity to interact with British student hosts, providing plenty of chances to practise speaking English and make friends. This is a full-time course with activities every day, including weekends. It is run by Etherton Education, founded in 2002 and with an excellent reputation for preparing students for study in UK schools.

Organisation: Etherton Education
Location: Somerset
Ages: 13 to 15     Start dates: 10, 31 July, 6 August 2017    Duration: 2, 4, 6 or 8 weeks
Accommodation: School boarding house - shared rooms
Fees: 2 weeks - £2550
4 weeks - £4600
6 weeks - £6900
8 weeks - £8400

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Wycombe Abbey - Intensive Academic

Intensive Academic

Courses provide a balance of elements to suit the needs of each candidate. Subjects offered include; English, Maths, Science, Debating and Critical Thinking. Each day is taken up with four 90 minute sessions covering a range of subjects. Classes are taught in small groups of 12-15 pupils and teachers have a good understanding of the UK boarding environment.Pupils can also receive intensive tuition in Maths, English and Science with the focus on improving performance in entrance examinations and interviews for UK boarding schools.

Evening activities and a programme of excursions including Oxford, Cambridge and London provide both variety and an insight into the admissions process for these famous universities.

Organisation: Our World English
Location: Buckinghamshire
Ages: 12 to 17     Start dates: 17 July 2017    Duration: 3 weeks
Accommodation: Single study rooms
Fees: £3750

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