Summer course for ages 12-17 years, to learn English and excel in sports or arts with a professional coach

 

This popular course offers a high level of English language teaching, alongside the chance for students to develop their skills in a wide range of activities, all coached by professionals in their field.

 

Course summary

Ages 12-17
Location Ellesmere | Frensham | Moulton | Oxford
English level All levels welcome

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

Course length Choose 1-6 weeks
Season Summer

 

Course content

Students enjoy English lessons in the morning and activities with professional coaches conducted in English in the afternoon.

Students are always learning and practising their English, while having fun, and developing other important life skills such as team-work and confidence.

Qualified English language teachers teach 15 hours of lessons every week, and professional coaches deliver training for six hours a week in the chosen activity.

Professional coaching options

Adventure Frensham | Ellesmere
Basketball Moulton | Oxford
Dance Moulton | Oxford
Football Frensham | Moulton | Oxford
Golf Ellesmere
Horse riding Ellesmere
Moviemaking Oxford
Performing Arts Frensham | Ellesmere
Photography Oxford
Swimming Frensham | Ellesmere
Tennis Oxford

 

Students can choose a new activity every week or focus on one activity for their stay. Your child can be any level in their chosen activity, so they can improve on a skill or learn a completely new one.

Study trips are also a big part of the course, with one full-day and one half-day trip included every
week.

  • Trips at Ellesmere include: a full-day trip to Manchester with a walking tour of the city and entry to the famous Old Trafford football stadium, home to Manchester United, and a day trip to Liverpool with a walking tour and ferry ride. Half-day trips include Chester Zoo and Llangollen Railway.
  • Trips at Frensham include: Windsor Castle, Winchester Planetarium, London with a Thames boat cruise and royalty walking tour, and Brighton including the Brighton i360, the famous Pier and the Lanes.
  • Trips at Oxford include: Walking tour and entry to a University of Oxford college, Punting on the River Cherwell, Bath with a walking tour  and entrance to the Roman Baths, and London, with a ride on the London Eye, a royalty and politics walking tour, and Westminster Abbey.
  • Trips at Moulton include: Birmingham Science Centre, Warwick Castle, London walking tour and the London Eye, Oxford, and the Harry Potter Studio.

There are on-site evening activities organised by IH staff every night, including fashions shows, discos, film nights, and treasure hunts.

 

Learning summary (per week)

Lessons: 15 hours

Professional coaching: 6 hours

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

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

 

Learning outcomes

Your child will:

  • Improve their spoken English
  • Increase their English vocabulary
  • Try new activities and improve their skills with a professional coach
  • Make new friends from around the world
  • Be prepared for studying in an English- speaking environment

 

Start dates

Location Season Start dates Arrival day Course length Price
Frensham Summer 07 July 2021

21 July 2021

28 July 2021

04 August 2021

11 August 2021

Wednesday Choose 1-6 weeks £979 per week
Ellesmere Summer 07 July 2021

21 July 2021

28 July 2021

04 August 2021

Wednesday Choose 1-5 weeks £922 per week
Moulton Summer 07 July 2021

14 July 2021

Wednesday Choose 1-2 weeks £953 per week
Oxford Summer 07 July 2021

21 July 2021

28 July 2021

04 August 2021

Wednesday Choose 1-5 weeks £1185 per week

 

What’s included?

  • All tuition
  • All class materials
  • All activities
  • Full and half day trips to exciting destinations
  • Evening activities organised and supervised by IH staff at the school
  • On-site residential accommodation at the school
  • All meals
  • Regular drinks and snacks
  • 24/7 support and supervision by our on-site IH team
  • Free Wi-Fi access
  • Comprehensive travel insurance

 

Professional coaching activities

The programme allows you to combine academic lessons in English with sports activities, which are really good in order to practise your English, as well as making friends from all over the world which is an incredible opportunity.

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We are always happy to help you find the perfect course. Contact our team who can speak many languages.

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Adventure

Active Adventure offers students the opportunity to try a range of different adventure sports such as climbing, archery, abseiling, high ropes courses, raft building or kayaking.

Available at: Ellesmere | Frensham

Basketball

Focus on techniques such as dribbling, ball handling, and different types of shooting. Students apply what they have learned to a competitive game at the end of each session.

Available at: Moulton | Oxford

Dance

After coaching in different styles (including Capoeira, Jazz, Street, Bollywood and Salsa), students will create their own dances, producing solo, partner and group work.

Available at: Moulton | Oxford

Football

Students are divided into levels according to their ability and coached in technique and tactics. Each session ends with a tournament where students practise what they have learned.

Available at: Frensham | Moulton | Oxford

Golf

Students will be coached in techniques such as golf swings, fitness and diet. Each session will end with students taking part in a round of golf on the centre’s own golf course.

Available at: Ellesmere

Horse riding

Includes horse trekking through spectacular scenery, a fast hack, flat work and jumping. Stable management and maintenance are also covered.

Available at: Ellesmere

(There is an additional charge of £150 per week for this activity).

Movie-making

This is for students who would like to be the next big movie producer. They will learn about camera skills, movie effects, directing actors, script writing and editing their own movie.

Available at: Oxford

Performing Arts

The new Performing Arts course focuses on a variety of skills, including body language, facial expressions, and set design. Students learn to command the stage and practise their performance, while working towards a final performance that will be shown at the end of course show.

Available at: Ellesmere | Frensham

Photography

Techniques covered include: composition, lighting, and indoor and outdoor photography. Students build up a portfolio of images to take home at the end of the course.

Available at: Oxfo

Swimming

Students will learn new skills and techniques while focusing on safety awareness and water confidence.

Available at: Ellesmere | Frensham

 

Tennis

Sessions are designed to improve all aspects of the student’s game, including footwork patterns and racquet technique. Students will then show off what they have learned in a match at the end of each session.

Available at: Oxford

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  5. Insurance
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Course price

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Active English Ellesmere
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