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Cheltenham Summer Centre

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Our Cheltenham Summer Centre is based at Cheltenham College in Gloucestershire.

This famous English boarding school is one of the most prestigious co-educational public schools in the country.

The College occupies beautiful buildings in extensive grounds, ideally situated just a few minutes' walk from the centre of Cheltenham, and about 1 hour from Bath, Bristol and Oxford.

Marker Cheltenham College
Bath Road
Cheltenham
GL53 7LD

Nearest airports
London Heathrow (LHR), 83 miles/ 133 km
Birmingham (BHX), 51 miles/ 82 km
Bristol (BRS), 52 miles/ 84 km

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On campus

Facilities

  • Acres of sports fields for football, rugby, hockey, cricket and other games
  • Volleyball, basketball and tennis courts
  • Large sports hall
  • Indoor heated swimming pool (25 metre)
  • Professional theatre
  • Dance studio
  • Beautiful historic dining room
  • Computer rooms and internet access
  • Art room

Accommodation

Boarding houses are located across the road from the main school.

  • Mainly single with some twin and triple rooms
  • Shared rooms are usually given to younger students to help them make friends and settle in quickly
  • Modern communal bathrooms
  • Boys and girls are housed in different accommodation areas/ boarding houses
  • Number of beds per room: 1 – 3
  • Student:bathroom ratio 6:1

Meal plan

Breakfast, lunch and dinner are provided every day.

Lunch and dinner are usually hot; on excursion days students are given a packed lunch. Some dinners will be off-site depending on the programme.

Special dietary requirements

Vegetarian always available. Others available on request.

Courses available at Cheltenham

Summer Course

15 hours of English lessons per week plus full programme of sports, activities and excursions.

  • Start dates: 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 July 2020
  • Duration: 1 – 4 weeks (1-week bookings accepted for 29 July starts only)
  • Minimum entry level: Beginner
  • Age range: 12 – 17 (10 as part of a group)
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Summer Course Plus Performing Arts

Everything the Summer Course offers plus 9 hours per week of our specialist Performing Arts course.

  • Start dates: 1, 15 July 2020
  • Duration: 2 weeks
  • Minimum entry level: Beginner

Summer Course Plus Harry Potter

Everything the Summer Course offers plus 6 hours per week of Harry Potter themed activities.

  • Start dates: 1, 15 July 2020
  • Duration: 2 weeks
  • Minimum entry level: Beginner

Intensive English

Summer Course plus 6 hours of specialist English lessons per week. Subjects may include Business English, Pronunciation and Writing Skills. Includes preparation for the Trinity GESE Spoken English exam.

  • Start dates: 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 July 2020
  • Duration: 1 – 4 weeks (1-week bookings accepted for 29 July start only)
  • Minimum entry level: Beginner
  • Age range: 12 – 17 (10 as part of a group)
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Typical activities

Core activities for Summer Course students include:

Arts and crafts, badminton, baseball, basketball, cookery, cricket, dance, football, movie night, pool parties, rugby, salsa, squash, swimming, table tennis, tennis, talent shows and volleyball.

Typical excursions

Full-day excursions

  • London (2-day excursion also available, subject to minimum numbers)
  • Oxford
  • Bath
  • Warwick Castle
  • Cotswold Wildlife Park
  • Bristol with We The Curious science and arts centre
  • Windsor

Half-day excursions

  • Gloucester
  • Cirencester
  • Stratford-upon-Avon
  • Weekly local visit to Cheltenham

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