English summer school in Canterbury

From 1650.- USD
approx 1454.- EUR
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The school

Levels
Elementary to Advanced
School size
M
Accommodations
Residence
Options available
Tennis
Camp start dates
08.07 / 15.07 / 22.07 / 29.07 / 05.08.2019
Wifi
WiFi is free

The students

Ages
8-12 years
ratings
10 authentic opinions

On this small and friendly campus, the students will feel at home and enjoy first class leisure facilities in complete safety! Ideally located in a splendid 16th-century manor, the school welcomes children from 8 to 12 and is set in a large enclosed park on the banks of the River Stour. The campus also includes a modern sports hall and a swimming pool, as well as outdoor sports fields and tennis courts, where the students will be able to practise their favourite sports under constant supervision. Classrooms are modern, bright and well-equipped. After classes, students will be able to meet their new friends in the common room. Just 10 minutes from Canterbury’s heritage centre, this is a great place to discover England in an international environment!

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Included in the price

  • General English course
  • Number of students per class: max. (12)
  • Course material
  • Visitor's tax
  • Student card and city map
  • Accommodation in residence with full board
  • Activities and excursions programme
  • Supervision by English-speaking group leaders
  • Course guide and certificate

Standard English course

Elementary to Advanced, 1 - 5 week(s)
1 week(s) - From USD 1650.-
(about EUR 1448.-)
Lessons
20 of 50 minutes
Course duration
1 - 5 week(s)
Levels
Elementary to Advanced
Students/class
max. 12
Minimum age
8 years
Schedule
09:00-13:00

Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.
The 20 weekly lessons take place in classrooms equipped with interactive whiteboards and modern learning facilities. In a small groups with a of maximum of 12 students per class participants, the young learners benefit from personalised attention from the teacher, who monitors their progress throughout their stay and offers them fun and stimulating activities in class. At the end of your stay, you receive a certificate which will attest to the language level reached. For maximum effectiveness, the students are grouped by level, according to the results of the placement test taken on the first day. Coursebooks and other supplementary material used in class are provided by the school.
Course info
week(s)
1
1650
2
3250
3
4870
4
6470
Extra week (4+)
1600
All prices are in USD.   USD 1 ≈ EUR 0.93   (Not-binding exchange rate)
Starting dates 1 wk
08.07 / 15.07 / 22.07 / 29.07 / 05.08.2019
Starting dates 2 wk
08.07 / 15.07 / 22.07 / 29.07.2019
Starting dates 3 wk
08.07 / 15.07 / 22.07.2019
Starting dates 4 wk
08.07 / 15.07.2019
Starting dates 5 wk
08.07.2019

Arrival day: Sunday
Departure day: Sunday

Options/Extras

Tennis option (5 hours/week) 180 USD
Fencing option (5 hours/week) 230 USD
Residence deposit (to be paid on site) 80 GBP
UM (Unaccompanied-Minor) service (compulsory) 150 USD
Airport pick-up and drop-off (Gatwick) 290 USD
Airport pick-up and drop-off (Heathrow) 350 USD
Transfer supplement (on others days than Sundays, one way) 150 USD
Return flight booking (prices on request, depending on availability)

Other accommodation options

Course info

100% authentic opinions

These students attended a course in this school through ESL – Language studies abroad and their evaluation has been checked. Students' opinions don't necessarily correspond to those of ESL – Language studies abroad, but reflect the individual experience of those participants. This is meant to provide you with further information about this school.

3.8/5
Overall rating

90% of students recommending this school

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10 students gave their opinion about this school

12 years old - France
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2 weeks, July 2018
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10 years old - France
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1 week, July 2018
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9 years old - France
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2 weeks, July 2017
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16 years old - Spain
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2 weeks, July 2016
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11 years old - France
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10 years old - France
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9 years old - France
/ 5
Très bien organisé, ma fille a adoré Beaucoup de visites et de découvertes
2 weeks, July 2015
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« Bon encadrement, moniteurs très sympasBonne nourriture et chambres confortables »
7 years old - Italy
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13 years old - Italy
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« Il cibo era molto buono. L'animatore (Richard) era gentile e simpatico. Nel free time c'erano molte cose da fare. Le gite erano molto belle. L'organizzazione era nel complesso decisamente efficiente. »
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« Dover. I brownies. Gli scoiattoli nel parco, visibili anche dalla sala della colazione. »
9 years old - France
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2 weeks, July – August 2013
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The St Augustine residence and dining hall are located less than 5 minutes’ walk from the school. You will take your meals in one of the two restaurant rooms, except in the case of excursions where you will receive a packed lunch. Students will stay in single or shared rooms (2, 3 or 4 beds) and use the communal bathrooms. There is a welcoming common room for socialising, with TV, video games and multimedia equipment, as well as a sports ground outside. Varied, healthy meals are served in the cafeteria adjacent to the residence. A cleaning service is available once a week.

The school offers an exciting leisure programme! The children will have the opportunity to display their artistic talents during arts and crafts activities (t-shirt dyeing, face painting) or practise sports like tennis, football and basketball. The course will also allow them to discover beautiful Canterbury: they will visit the museum dedicated to the comic book character Rupert Bear, go on a river tour and discover the famous Canterbury Cathedral. The students will also enjoy themselves during themed evenings: karaoke, bowling, games, disco, talent nights... During the week, two full days and two half-day excursions are organised: explore Howletts Wild Animal Park, Cambridge, Brighton or London!

Sample weekly programme
  Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Morning Arrival and welcome Classes Classes Classes Full day trip to London Classes Classes Brunch
Afternoon Treasure hunt Swimming Excursion to Howletts Wildlife Park Zumba Shopping in Canterbury Canterbury Cathedral
Evening Icebreaker games Mini Olympics Wacky races Fashion show Movie night Barbecue and disco Capture the Flag

PLUS courses:
Tennis:
5 hours per week
Fencing:
5 hours per week

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