Typical study trips

from Ellesmere


Visit the ‘capital’ of the north and an important part of Britain’s industrial past. Manchester is a vibrant, multicultural city.

Manchester United Football Stadium

Students visit the Manchester United stadium: one of the world’s most famous football clubs.


The city is famous for the band The Beatles, and Liverpool’s own football stadium and clubs. Tate Liverpool on the waterfront houses British and international modern and contemporary art. Students learn about the city’s history, both industrial and cultural.


Chester is one of the walled cities from Roman times and has a number of medieval buildings. Chester Zoo is one of the most visited attractions in the UK and in 2017 it was voted Best Zoo in the UK and 3rd in the world.

Courses available

at Ellesmere

Discover English

For ages 8-11, to learn and improve their English and enjoy a range of summer activities. Lessons are based on topics, with new themes every week, and mixed with sports, arts and crafts, and study trips. Suitable for all English levels.

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Active English

For ages 12-17, to learn and improve their English and excel in a chosen activity with a professional coach. Over 10 professional sports and arts coaching options. Choose one focus for the course or a different one each week. Suitable for all levels.

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English Plus

For ages 12-17, our most academic course to prepare students to study in an English-speaking environment and gain the LanguageCert Speaking qualification. 21 hours of lessons per week, plus study trips and activities. Suitable for all English levels.

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Football Academy

For ages 12-17, IH Football Academy offers students the opportunity to experience what it’s like to be a professional footballer and take their game to the next level. 

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Space Challenge Project

The Space Challenge project teaches students STEM concepts in a fun, structured way and teaches them the basics of coding using the LEGO® MINDSTORMS® EV3 robot

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Facilities at

the college


• Single, twin, triple or quad rooms
• Individual study desk, wardrobe and storage space
• Comfortable student lounges with a TV in each house
• Dedicated welfare staff in the accommodation building
• Separate sleeping and bathroom facilities for boys and girls
• All bed linen changed once a week
• Free laundry service


• Modern and well-equipped classrooms with a maximum of 15 students per class for English lessons
• Multi-sport grass pitches
• Swimming pool
• Sports hall
• 6 tennis courts
• 9-hole golf course
• Music and arts centre
• Theatre
• Beautiful surrounding grounds

Last year, we welcomed students from over 90 countries on our young learner courses.

One price – all trips, accommodation and meals included.

All senior staff have student safeguarding and student welfare training every year.

Our Young Learner Centres are accredited by The British Council.