The Young Learner



13-16 years : English + Multi-Activity

An exciting programme for teens who want to build confidence in English


Winchester EMA Levels

to Advanced


5 July - 2 Aug 2024 (2, 3 or 4 weeks)

21 hours


Founded in 1382, Winchester College is one of Britain's leading independent schools with a reputation for academic excellence.

The peaceful, spacious campus offers a safe environment in magnificent grounds

Facilities include a theatre, performance spaces, sports hall, tennis and squash courts, and extensive grounds for a range of outdoor sports and games

College Grounds
Free airport transfers from Heathrow and Gatwick


  • An exciting programme for teens who want to build confidence in English
  • Explore the city sights and vibrant highstreet
  • Enjoy a wide range of activities on the extensive campus


Lots of opportunities to
experience British culture and speak English with our English Student Hosts!


*21 hours' tuition per week including English Skills, English Workshops and end-of-week presentation

Cultural study visits with your teacher enrich your experience

Maximum class size: 12 international students

English Skills

Develop core language skills as you communicate effectively in spoken and written English

Develop your critical thinking skills as you build confidence through researching contemporary topics

English Workshops

Each week you select two collaborative projects e.g. Acting & Movement, British Culture, Creative AI, Digital Media, Deep Space, Psychology

Share your achievements with your friends at the end-of-week presentations

Trinity Exam

Graded Exam in Spoken English

The Trinity Exam is offered on 18 July and 1 August 2024. It is an optional extra, but recommended, £120


This programme is for A2 / Elementary to C1 / Advanced

Complete our online level check to find out if this programme will be suitable.


Useful documents to download in PDF format


Example English Workshop:

  • Explore effective ways to photograph the world around you
  • Understand how to produce impressive content
  • Learn specialist vocabulary linked to photography and digital media

English Skills
English Skills
English Workshop
English Student Hosts in class


  • Afternoons: Wide choice of activities including a range of sports, art & design, dance & movement, British games
  • Evenings: Exciting evening activities include leadership challenges, mystery nights, talent shows, quiz nights, relaxed games nights in house and discos
  • Special events: Ceilidh (traditional dancing), archery
  • Excursions: 2 excursions per week e.g. Bristol, London, Oxford, Thorpe Park, trips to the seaside
  • Supervised free time in Winchester: Explore the city sights and vibrant high street
  • PLUS: Lots of opportunities to practise English with our English Student Hosts.

Oxford excursion
Hampton Court excursion


  • Boarding houses are situated a short walk from the main campus
  • Students on the English + Multi-Activity and Global Young Leaders programmes share boarding houses, activities and excursions
  • Comfortable bedrooms with 1 - 6 beds and shared bathrooms. Winchester is an historic, traditional school, so do not expect 5-star accommodation!
  • Close supervision at all times
  • Resident House Parents look after you throughout your stay
  • 3 meals a day. A healthy range of food to suit international students
  • Restricted access to mobile phones. WiFi available (at specific times).

Winchester Bedrooms
Common Room
Boarding house garden
Boarding Houses
New Hall
Boarding House
New Hall - Dinning Room
Flint Court


Course No. Arrival Date Departure Date Weeks Fees
30 Fri 5 July Fri 19 July 2 £3750
31 Fri 5 July Fri 26 July 3 £5625
32 Fri 5 July Fri 2 Aug 4 £7500
33 Fri 12 July Fri 2 Aug 3 £5625
34 Fri 19 July Fri 2 Aug 2 £3750

Room size: 1-6 | Hours' tuition/week: 21* | Max. class size: 12

Click here to make a booking.

Included in the fees

  • All tuition and teaching materials
  • Student folder, academic report, DS certificate and course photo
  • DS reusable water bottle
  • Participation of resident English Student Hosts
  • Full board residential accommodation
  • Transport and entry fees on all excursions
  • Varied daily programme to cater for all interests and abilities
  • Close supervision by our resident staff
  • Personal laundry for machine washable clothes
  • Medical and Travel Insurance (see Terms & Conditions)
  • Airport transfers on published arrival/departure days for flights scheduled to arrive/depart between 09.00-16.00 from/to: Heathrow or Gatwick
  • For transfers on specific dates/times from/to Eurostar St. Pancras, please contact us.

NOT included in the fees

  • Transfers for those arriving/departing outside our free scheduled times on arrival/departure dates at the airports specified above
  • Courier fee (e.g. for visa invitation letter), if required, £50.


The Global Young Leaders programme is designed for students aged 13-16 who already have at least Intermediate (B1) level of English.

English Skills, Young Entrepreneur, STEM, Presentation Skills.

The Pre-University programme is designed for students aged 15-17 who already have at least Intermediate (B2) level of English.

Economics and Business, International Relations, Film Making, IELTS/Academic English, Advanced STEM, Technology & AI.