Junior Summer School

Junior Summer School (12-17)

Read our full Summer School brochure here!

Why study on the junior summer school?

Location:

The Junior Summer School is held at both the Cheltenham and the Gloucester campuses of Gloucestershire College.  Each offers something different: Cheltenham is a lively town in the Cotswolds, known for its numerous festivals and outdoor activities – there’s always something to do! Or Gloucester, with its famous Cathedral (used as a set in the Harry Potter films) and the docks, where tall ships can be seen. Cheltenham and Gloucester are only a few kilometres apart and are connected by frequent bus and train services.  In addition, both are within easy reach of cities such as London, Birmingham, Oxford, Bath, Bristol and Cardiff – so are easily reached from UK ports and airports

Course:

The emphasis is on making learning English fun, so students can expect a varied and interesting time during lessons taught by our team of qualified and dedicated teachers. The Gloucester campus offers courses for groups only and the Cheltenham campus offers courses for groups and independent students. The classes, which can be joined at any time and for any length of time, comprise of groups of learners of similar ability. Typically, there is a good mix of nationalities in each class, giving learners the opportunity to make new friends and meet people from around the globe. 

  • Morning lessons usually concentrate on developing the students’ knowledge of English through a wide variety of interactive activities: lessons typically involve roleplay or language games in a relaxed, fun atmosphere.
  • Afternoon classes offer options such as cooking, sports, animation, art, film workshops, dance, drama…
  • In the evening, various activities are arranged, such as a junior disco or a film.

Summer School Dates and Costs

Juniors (12-14 yrs/15-17 yrs)

Cheltenham Junior Summer School - 3rd July to 29th July 2017

Course and length

Course cost - £ GBP

Accommodation
- £ GBP

Total - £ GBP

Juniors  2 weeks

740 

30 + 330 

1100 

Juniors 3 weeks

1025 

30 + 495 

1550 

Juniors 4 weeks

1285 

30 + 660

1975 

Gloucester Junior Summer School - 10th July to 29th July

Course length

Course cost - £ GBP

Accommodation - £ GBP

Total - £ GBP

2 weeks

720

30 + 330 

1080

3 weeks

995 

30 + 495 

1520 

Courses include 15 hours (20 lessons) in class for Juniors with an option to extend to 18 hours. Course materials, transport for day trips, full activities programme, learning facilities and administration charges are included. Airport transfers are not included but can be arranged. Host family accommodation is full board (packed lunch) and includes light laundry. Dates start and finish on Sunday, the travel day. £30 accommodation search fee. 

Under 16?

Students under 16 must have a parent or guardian staying locally and must be met at/or travel with them for the airport. our airport transfer service on arrival and departure. You must also carry your Parental Travel Consent Form for production on request.

16 or 17? 

For students who are 16 or 17, we recommend you book our airport transfer service or if travelling alone you must have your Parental Travel Consent form (we must have a copy of this with your enrolment).  

Sports and Leisure Facilities Include:

The Cheltenham and Gloucester campuses of Gloucestershire College enjoy a number of modern sport and leisure facilites, including:

  • Indoor sports centre for badminton, volleyball, team games etc
  • Outside playing fields for football, cricket and rounders
  • Dance studios for street dance and capoiera classes
  • Theatre for plays and shows
  • TV and radio studios for making films
  • Mac suites for editing films
  • Outside picnic area
  • Choice of two cafes with social areas
  • Catering kitchens for cooking lessons

Getting to Cheltenham and Gloucester 

Cheltenham and Gloucester campuses are about two hours travel from London and easy to get to by train, coach, or taxi from major airports.

We are also about an hour from Birmingham.

Both towns have lots of buses and trains so it’s easy to get about and explore.

Safety

Safety is a priority to us at Gloucestershire College and we are pleased that Cheltenham has recently been ranked one of the safest towns in the UK for students. 

Our students study in safe and caring environments while they are on campus, with our host families and on excursions.


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