IH Ellesmere

IH Ellesmere provides summer Young Learners English courses for students from 8 to 17 years old in the heart of the English countryside.

Situated about an hour from Manchester and Liverpool, Ellesmere is in the beautiful county of Shropshire. The area is also close to Chester and Birmingham.

Ellesmere College, Shrophire

ellesmere hallIH Ellesmere takes place at Ellesmere College. Founded in 1884, Ellesmere College is a respected UK boarding school located on the border between England and Wales in a typically beautiful English countryside village. 

The school is perfectly situated an hour's travel from both Manchester and Liverpool international airports. Manchester airport is serviced by flights from over 100 European cities while Liverpool has flights in and out of over 50 European cities.

Ellesmere's countryside location provides the chance for students to take part in a variety of outdoor activities.



Ellesmere aerial

Ellesmere College has a modern indoor sports hall and swimming pool but comes into its own with its outdoor space and access to the Shropshire countryside.

Ellesmere has a 9-hole golf course, tennis courts, multi-sport playing fields for ball games like football and rugby, cricket pitches, an athletics track and its very own yachting lake.


Ellesmere facilities

The school boasts well-equipped classrooms and the lounge and common areas in the accommodation house have computers and televisions. 

8 to 11 year olds are taught and housed separately from the 12 to 17 year old students.


Dining Hall

Hot and cold meals are served from a buffet in the dining hall and light snacks are available throughout the day.


Ellesmere boating

  • Single, twin, triple or quad rooms 
  • Individual study desk, wardrobe and storage space
  • Comfortable student lounges with a TV in each house
  • Free healthy drinks and snacks in common areas throughout the day
  • Dedicated house-parent in each house
  • Separate sleeping and bathroom facilities for boys and girls
  • 1:5 staff to student ratio for 8–11 year-olds
  • 1:8 staff to student ratio for 12–17 year-olds
  • All bed linen changed once a week
  • Free laundry service

If you have any questions about accommodation, facilities or food at Ellesmere, please contact younglearners@ihlondon.com.

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