Our highly practical courses allow you to explore a range of approaches to creative thinking and making in a variety of art forms. As well as learning about creative techniques and processes, you’ll increase confidence in your artistic abilities, giving you the opportunity to make a more informed decision about your future.
You may be enrolling to improve your arts portfolio, to supplement your university application or because you want to enrich your CV or interest in the creative world. It’s a great addition to further education applications and personal statement. As a result, many of our Summer Course students go onto study successfully at degree level.
|Ages:||16 to Start dates: 24 July Duration: 3 weeks|
The programme has been developed mainly for students aged 14+ who will be progressing into full time education in UK institutions, either immediately upon completion or in the following year. It is equally suitable as a pre-GCSE or pre-A-Level course and will serve either as a head-start or as a comprehensive revision programme. Apart from intensive English language preparation, students will also be taught core academic subjects (Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Economics), to help them to adjust to specific demands of British education.This programme is run by Cardiff Sixth Form College, which has topped the independent school league tables for the past 5 years, and has been designed to prepare students for entering leading UK schools. The programme combines intensive English language study with classes across a range of key academic subjects (Maths, Bilogy, Physics, Chemistry, Economics). Accommodation is provided in fantastic new residences in central Cardiff, the capital city of Wales which offers a huge range of cultural and sporting activities. There is a full programme of activities and excursions included.
|Ages:||14 to 19 Start dates: 24, 31 July, 7 August Duration: 2,3,4 weeks|
|Accommodation:||College Accommodation - SIngle rooms with all meals. 24 hour supervision.|
|Fees:||2 weeks - £2250
3 weeks - £3050
4 weeks - £3700
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.
|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)
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.
|Ages:||15 to 17 Start dates: 10, 23 July, 6 Aug 2017 Duration: 2,4,6 or 8 weeks|
|Fees:||2 weeks - £2550
4 weeks - £4600
6 weeks - £6900
8 weeks - £9200
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.
|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)|
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.
|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
We are pleased to announce our new venue for 2017 is Uppingham School, an outstanding independent boarding school situated in the heart of England.
Academically one of the leading schools in the UK, the school benefits from a state-of-the-art science centre, sports facilities and boarding houses all situated in the heart of a beautiful English town. This summer school is a Duke of Edinburgh Award Scheme approved activity.
On offer is a wide selection of educational and stimulating strands enabling students to engage in interactive STEM enrichment activities in the topic of their choice. Strands include hands-on workshops, demonstrations, and discussion designed to encourage high level thinking and stretch the brightest of students.
Residential and non-residential places are available on all strands. (Students who are not yet 11 are unfortunately not able to stay residentially).
|Ages:||11 to 17 Start dates: 17, 24 July Duration: 1 or 2 weeks|
|Accommodation:||school boarding house - single and shared rooms|
|Fees:||1 week £630 (£1260 residential)
2 weeks (£1260 (£2520 residential)
2 weeks + middle weekend £2800