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Discovery Summer intensive English language courses

English Language summer course in London

Full Day

Queen's Gate - Kensington

English language day courses

Juniors: 7-13 years

Teens: 13-16 years

Non-residential

9:00 - 17:00

Monday - Friday, early July to mid-August

15 hours' English tuition per week + activites


On this page:

Teaching & Activity Programme

Accommodation

See also:

Queen's Gate map



Chalk Art Activity


Perform 4 Schools activity


Teens Big Ben
Students Presentations Class Group Outdoor activity Park Activity Park Activity Students on terrace Afternoon Activity Lunch London timeline Baden Powell House Baden Powell House Class Group Afternoon Activity London Eye London Eye
Afternoon activity in Kensington Gardens
Teens : afternoon excursion to the Shard
Teens : timeline learning about London's history
Teens : afternoon excursion to the National Portrait Galley
Teens : afternoon excursion to the London Eye


FULL DAY : Juniors 7-13 years, Teens 13-16 years

London - Queen's Gate

Study English in London this summer on our full day course in Kensington.


Juniors & Teens: 3 July - 11 August 2017 (1 - 6 weeks)

The programme runs from Monday to Friday from early July to mid-August with courses starting each Monday. Students arrive at 09:00 and are collected at 17:00.


QUEEN'S GATE

The course takes place at Baden Powell House (corner of Queen's Gate and Cromwell Road), just 5 minutes' walk from Gloucester Road and South Kensington Underground stations. The air-conditioned building has spacious classrooms and a safe, outdoor roof terrace. A highlight of the week is the study visit with your teacher to one of the Kensington museums (Science, Natural History, V&A) just a few minutes' walk away.

Click here to see a map of the school


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TEACHING & ACTIVITY PROGRAMME


Juniors (7-13 years) | Click here for more info

Levels: elementary to advanced (CEF A2 - C1)

Queen's Gate Juniors Levels
  • 09:00 - 17.00h Monday - Friday
  • 15 hours' tuition per week in the mornings
  • Maximum class size: 14 students
  • Classes led by teachers with experience of the age group
  • Classes are task-based
  • A highlight of the week is the study visit with your teacher, walking to one of the Kensington museums (Science, Natural History, V&A)
  • Lunch is included in the fees (e.g. sandwich, fruit, cereal bar, brownie, drink)
  • Afternoon activities, led in English, include arts & crafts, musical drama, team games on the terrace, traditional sports day in Kensington Gardens (10 minutes' walk away)
  • A little homework is set each day
  • An end-of-course report, Discovery Summer certificate and a class photo are presented when you leave

Beginners' classes are offered for children up to the age of 10 only.

*In exceptional circumstances, where levels dictate, this may be marginally exceeded.


Teens (13-16 years) | Click here for more info

Levels: intermediate to advanced (CEF A2 - C1)

Queen's Gate Teens Levels
  • 09:00 - 17.00h Monday - Friday
  • 15 hours' tuition per week in the mornings
  • Maximum class size: 14 international students
  • Mixed ability class for students of intermediate to advanced levels
  • English teenagers may join the course
  • Classes are task-based
  • Lunch is included in the fees (e.g. sandwich, fruit, cereal bar, brownie, drink)
  • EXPLORE LONDON: On three afternoons per week you'll explore London with your teacher to visit famous sights and hidden historical landmarks e.g. London Eye, The Shard, guided tour of the Houses of Parliament, walking tour of Brick Lane, Tower Bridge, London Dungeons, Tate Britain, National Gallery, Design Museum
  • On two afternoons you'll enjoy activities on site such as art & design, researching hidden London, creating an historic London time-line, writing a blog
  • You are asked to come with a Zone 1 Travel/Oyster Card.
  • Click here for a sample timetable
  • An end of course report, Discovery Summer certificate and a class photo are presented when you leave


ACCOMMODATION

Most junior students live with their family in London who accompany them to and from the school. For families visiting London please see our Accommodation List 2017 for details of suggested hotels and apartments. We recommend you book as early as possible.


DATES & FEES

Click here for 2017 dates and fees

Queen's Gate Full Day : Juniors (7-13)


Course start dates Course finish dates
Monday 3 July 2017 Friday 7 July 2017
Monday 10 July 2017 Friday 14 July 2017
Monday 17 July 2017 Friday 21 July 2017
Monday 24 July 2017 Friday 28 July 2017
Monday 31 July 2017 Friday 4 August 2017
Monday 7 August 2017 Friday 11 August 2017

Queen's Gate Full Day : Teens (13-16)


Course start dates Course finish dates
Monday 3 July 2017 Friday 7 July 2017
Monday 10 July 2017 Friday 14 July 2017
Monday 17 July 2017 Friday 21 July 2017
Monday 24 July 2017 Friday 28 July 2017
Monday 31 July 2017 Friday 4 August 2017
Monday 7 August 2017 Friday 11 August 2017

Course length: 1 - 6 weeks

Fees


Juniors 7-13 years, Teens 13-16 years Full Day*
695 GBP per week

*Full Day course is from 9:00am-5:00pm, Monday-Friday. Half-day morning only option may be available, please contact us if required.



5% discount Family discounts:
If two or more members of one family book together we offer a 5% discount on each booking

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