For ages 12-17, explore London and learn English, in our school in Covent Garden, central London. Supervised study trips all over London.


Available in winter

The opportunity to study in the heart of London, close to Covent Garden in an international environment.


Course summary

Ages 12-17
Location London
English level A1+

(Your child will be in a class with students of the same level)

Course length 1-6 weeks
Season Winter: 05th Jan, 12th Jan, 19th Jan, 26th Jan, 2nd Feb, 9th Feb  2025
Available for Both individual and group bookings
Full Programme Fees (tuition + social programme + Royal National Hotel) £1720 per week
Half Programme Fees (tuition + social programme) £795 per week
Tuition only fees £377 per week

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Students receive 15 hours a week of English tuition, with engaging lessons structured around weekly topic themes. Each afternoon is spent practising their English during exciting activities. Students will also explore famous attractions around London in supervised trips – one full day and one half day per week. 

One of the great things about the course is that the class curriculum is integrated into the afternoon activities. 


Each week there is one full day excursion outside the city to visit other famous places in England. In addition students have a half day excursion every week. (There is also one free day to choose an optional excursion).*

Full day excursions include:
A day trip to Oxford with a visit to a university college and punting on the river
Brighton with Brighton beach and the i360
Stonehenge with a tour of the historic site
Bath with a trip to the Roman Baths
Cambridge with walking tour and punting on the river

Half day excursions include:
The Tower of London
The Science Museum
London Eye
National History Museum
British Museum

Travel card: A travel card for London’s public transport system is included in the price of the course.


Activities take place every afternoon, giving students the opportunity to play fun games, make new friends and practise their English.

Students practise their English inside and outside of the classroom, for the best learning experience.


Learning summary (per one-week course)

English lessons: 15 hours

Study trips: 1 full-day trip, 1 half-day trip

Other activities, including sports, arts and crafts: 20 hours


Learning outcomes

Your child will:

  • Improve their spoken English
  • Increase their vocabulary
  • Learn in an international environment
  • Learn about British culture
  • Explore London


Sample timetable

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Students will stay in either triple or twin bedrooms. They will share the bathrooms with their roommates. Single rooms are provided for group leaders with en suite bathrooms. Hosted in Royal National Hotel in central London, walking distance from IH London.


Full board package included breakfast, hot lunch and dinner at the hotel. 


Start dates

Location Season Start dates Arrival day Course length Price
London Winter 05th Jan, 12th Jan, 19th Jan, 26th Jan, 2nd Feb, 9th Feb  2025 Sunday 1-6 weeks Full programme: £1720 per week

Tuition + Social Programme: £795 per week

Tuition only: £377 per week

Fee courses at our London centre do not include airport transfers.

What’s included?

  • Full board accommodation in a hotel. Staff will stay in the accommodation to assist with any concerns and to ensure students are supervised.
  • 24/7 support and supervision, staff will accompany students between the residence and school
  • All tuition
  • All class materials
  • All activities
  • Excursions 
  • London Travelcard (zones 1-3)
  • Free Wi-Fi access
  • Comprehensive travel insurance

This course is available for group bookings. For more information or to book a course, please contact our sales team:


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*Optional excursions come at an additional cost

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  1. Course selection
  2. Personal details
  3. Transfer
  4. Accommodation
  5. Insurance
  6. Confirm & pay

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