Vacation Courses

Course Content, Dates and Fees

Our Vacation Courses are designed for young people (16-17 years old) who wish to improve their language ability in a limited number of weeks and at the same time enjoy an active and interesting holiday in England.

20 English language lessons per week are combined with organised excursions, sports and leisure activities to provide the perfect blend of study and recreation.

Typical full-day excursions

1 full-day excursion per week included in the fees.

Selected from:

  • London coach/sightseeing tours which may also include:
    • Visit to the London Eye
    • Visit to Covent Garden
    • River Thames boat cruise
    • Visit to Trafalgar Square and the National Gallery
    • Visit to the Natural History/Science Museum and Harrods
  • Harry Potter Studio Tour near London
  • The City of Bath – visit to the Roman Baths
  • University City of Oxford
    • Christ Church College, the Natural History Museum and time for shopping
  • Bristol
    • Brunel’s SS Great Britain ship and Bristol City Museum
  • Salisbury and Stonehenge
  • The Roman City of Bath and Wookey Hole Caves and Papermill
  • Kingston Lacy
    • 17th Century House/Gardens and Lulworth Cove
    • Winchester, Beaulieu and the New Forest National Park
    • The New Forest National Park to include the waterside town of Lymington and Breamore House

The full-day excursions, included in the fees, take place on Saturdays. On Sundays full-day excursions and on weekdays half-day excursions are organised to interesting destinations at extra cost (from £20).

Typical sports and leisure activities selected from:

  • Walking tour of Bournemouth
  • Bournemouth Oceanarium
  • Cinema
  • Ten-pin bowling
  • Anglo casino
  • Arts and crafts
  • Beach games
  • Basketball
  • Badminton
  • Boat trip
  • Board games
  • Team challenges
  • Table tennis
  • Roller disco
  • Swimming
  • Anglo Olympics
  • Photography challenge
  • Digital scavenger hunt
  • Ceramic art workshop
  • Karaoke
  • Shopping trip
  • Ice skating
  • Laser Quest
  • Football
  • Movie making
  • Treasure hunt
  • Talent show
  • Volleyball
  • Quizzes
  • Dance workshop
  • Drama
  • Mini golf

A selection of other sports and leisure activities are available at extra cost (from £5). These sports and leisure activities can be booked and paid for in Student Services.

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