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A learning adventure of English, fun and sightseeing.

This course is perfect if you want your child to:
  • Enjoy a fully-inclusive programme of lessons, activities, sports and excursions.
  • Improve their English in fun, interactive lessons.
  • Make new friends from all over the world.

English lessons

15 hours of English classes each week, learning though fun and engaging activities.

Levels range from Beginner to Advanced.

Sports and activities

A full programme of organised activities, with a choice of 2 – 3 activities per session.

Excursions

Minimum of two full-day excursions per week, including one entrance fee.

Summer Plus

Customise your Summer Course by including specialist activities including horse riding, performing arts, tennis, football and Harry Potter!

The essentials

Key facts

Age range:

  • 8 – 17 (varies by location)

Minimum entry level:

  • Beginner

Maximum class size:

  • 15

Duration:

  • 2 – 4 weeks (1 week bookings accepted for specific dates, please refer to location page)

Start dates:

  • Varies by location (see each location page)

Arrival/ departure day:

  • Wednesday arrival/departure in the UK
  • Wednesday arrival/Tuesday departure in the US

Lessons:

  • 15 hours per week
  • Teaching days vary by location (see below)

Teaching days, by location

  • Bath, Brighton, London (South Bank), Cheltenham: Thursday – Sunday & Tuesday (morning or afternoon lessons)
  • London (Farringtons): Thursday – Sunday & Tuesday (morning lessons)
  • Malibu, New York: Thursday, Saturday & Monday OR Thursday, Friday & Sunday (two possible shifts)

What's included

  • 15 hours of English lessons per week 
  • Day time sports and activities programme, with a choice of at least 2 activities per session
  • Full programme of evening activities
  • 2 – 3 excursions per week
  • Full-board residential accommodation 
  • Welcome party and orientation 
  • Placement test and regular progress tests
  • End-of-course certificate
  • 24-hour supervision from trained staff 
  • Internet access
  • School bank service

English lessons

Your child will be tested on arrival and placed in the right class for their age and English ability.

We offer 6 levels, from Beginner to Advanced.

Learning is through engaging and fun activities including projects, games, and group work. These encourage confidence, collaboration and, of course, communication.

The syllabus includes:

  • Language input and language practice
  • UK or US culture lessons
  • Excursion preparation/ follow-up lessons
  • Online safety classes
  • Project lessons

There is also a weekly review of materials studied.

Activities and excursions

Excursions

  • Minimum of two full-day excursions per week, including one entrance fee.
  • Other excursions vary by location. Please see your chosen location for details.

Sports and activities

  • Full programme of organised activities (day-time and evenings), mostly on campus.
  • A choice of at least 2 activities per session. Please see your chosen location for more information.





Summer Plus:
Specialist options

At many UK residential summer camps you can choose additional options to make our standard Summer Course even more special for your child.

For an additional supplement they will have an extra 6 to 12 hours each week.

Please note: specialist add-on programmes are subject to minimum number of students.


Horse Riding

Your child will receive tuition at a local approved stable in walking, trotting, cantering, jumping, hacking and horse management (according to level).

Available in

Entry level

  • Beginner (Kings Level 1)

Teaching

  • 15 hours of English language classes
  • 6 hours of horse riding (twice a week for 3 hours)

Duration

  • 2 – 4 weeks (1 week bookings accepted for specific dates, please refer to location page)

Maximum capacity

  • 16
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Tennis

A professional tennis coach helps your child with ball skills, serving, developing match play techniques, skills and fitness. This takes place on site.

Available in

Entry level

  • Beginner (Kings Level 1)

Teaching

  • 15 hours of English language classes
  • 6 hours of tennis

Duration

  • 2 – 4 weeks (1 week bookings accepted for specific dates, please refer to location page)
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Performing Arts

Your child will improve their English whilst learning and practising specialist Performing Arts skills. They will have the opportunity to take part in the creation of a short musical or play as well as take part in professional-led workshops.

Available in

Entry level

  • Beginner (Kings Level 1)

Teaching

  • 15 hours of English language classes
  • 9 hours of performing arts (three times a week for 3 hours)

Duration

  • 2 weeks
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Harry Potter

This 2-week course includes classes in magic, wizardry and a study of Harry Potter characters.

Your child will go on a Harry Potter trail in Oxford including Christchurch College and the Bodleian library.

They will also attend Harry Potter movie night, a themed disco and quiz plus a visit to the Harry Potter set at Warner Brothers Studio, London.

Available in

Entry level

  • Beginner (Kings Level 1)

Teaching

  • 15 hours of English language classes
  • 6 hours of Harry Potter-related activities and learning

Duration

  • 2 weeks
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Football

During the 2-week programme, your child will enjoy everything the Summer Course offers, plus an extra 12 hours per week of specialist football activities with professional coaching and a visit to the Amex Stadium.

Entry level

  • Beginner (Kings Level 1)

Teaching

  • 15 hours of English language classes
  • 12 hours of football activities

Duration

  • 2 weeks
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The Kings Admissions Team