The Young Learner



13-17 years - Non-Residential Full Day Courses

London Eye
London Eye
National Portrait Gallery
National Portrait Gallery
Tate Britain
Tate Britain
Tate Britain
Tate Britain
Tower Bridge
Tower Bridge

English classes + afternoon Explore London visits; 09:00-17:00 Monday to Friday


Collingham Levels

Elementary to Advanced
(CEFR A2 - C1)


24 June - 9 August 2024 (1 - 7 weeks)

15 hours + activities


A perfect choice for teenage students who want to improve their English, make friends and discover London. Classes are held in an impressive Victorian building on six floors, 5 minutes' walk from Gloucester Road and Earl's Court Underground Stations. It is in a safe residential area.

Adults and juniors are taught in separate classes in the same building. Parents can either study with us or enjoy free time.



Cycling in Battersea Park
Transport Museum / Southwark Cathedral
Cutty Sark - Greenwich
Shard / Natural History Museum

TEENS: 13 - 17 years | FULL DAY

Levels: elementary to advanced

  • 15 hours' tuition per week + an afternoon programme of exciting excursions and activities. Monday to Friday 09.00h - 17.00h
  • Maximum English class size: 12 students. You'll be learning with other students who may only be studying in the mornings
  • Classes are lively and fun. There is an emphasis on improving spoken English whilst learning new grammar and vocabulary
  • On one morning a week you'll be taken on a study visit with your teacher to one of the Kensington museums e.g. Science, Natural History, V&A, Design Museum, a 20-25 minute walk away.

  • On at least 3 afternoons a week, you'll explore famous sights with our staff and learn more about the history of London e.g. Tower Bridge, London Eye, National Gallery, Thames River Cruise, Transport Museum and Covent Garden, cycling in Battersea Park and more. All entrance fees included
  • On other afternoons activities are held on site and include arts & crafts, team building, researching and creating a London timeline
  • All afternoon visits are taken by public transport. You need to bring a Zone 1 Travel/Oyster Card (approx £42.70/week)
  • Lunch is not included in the fees so please bring a packed lunch every day.

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London Day Locations


Optional weekly afternoon or evening family social event (at extra cost, approx. £15-£40 per person) e.g. dinners in local restaurants, musicals, Thames river cruise.

River Cruise
River Cruise
Family Dinner


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  • You will be sent a written placement test to do online before arrival
  • On Monday morning you'll be given an oral grading test and placed in class at your level
  • On Tuesday or Wednesday morning you will visit a musuem with your teacher to research information related to your weekly project
  • You'll work with other students in small, multi-national groups to complete your project
  • On Fridays your parents are invited to the presentations. You'll gain confidence, develop presentation skills and share your learning with your family
  • A little homework is set each day
  • When you finish the course, you'll receive an end-of-course report, Discovery Summer certificate and class photo.

Projects may include:

Study Visit Project Content
Natural History Museum Extinction Rebellion Present your own live TV show! Interview endangered animals about the changes they are experiencing in their habitats
Science Museum Top secret What does it take to be a great spy? Learn the tricks of the trade and create a guide for your international friends
V&A Historic London Find out about famous Londoners and create a multi-media timeline about their lives and achievements
Design Museum Powerful packaging From Cornflakes to Coca-cola, explore what makes eye-catching packaging that is also environmentally friendly.

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You can arrange your own accommodation.

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Collingham : Juniors (5*-17), Teens (13-17) + Adults (18+)

Start dates Finish dates
Monday 24 June 2024 Friday 28 June 2024
Monday 1 July 2024 Friday 5 July 2024
Monday 8 July 2024 Friday 12 July 2024
Monday 15 July 2024 Friday 19 July 2024
Monday 22 July 2024 Friday 26 July 2024
Monday 29 July 2024 Friday 2 August 2024
Monday 5 August 2024 Friday 9 August 2024

Students can study for 1-7 weeks


Juniors + Teens Half Day Teens (13-17) Full Day Adults Half Day
440 GBP per week 880 GBP per week 495 GBP per week

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Included in the fees

  • All tuition and teaching materials
  • Student folder, academic report, DS certificate and course photo
  • Entry fees on all excursions and study visits

NOT included in the fees

  • Accommodation or airport transfers
  • Medical and Travel Insurance
  • Optional family social events
  • Lunch and London travel card
  • Courier fee (e.g. for visa invitation letter), if required, £50.
  • Zone 1 Travel/Oyster Card (approx £42.70/week)