The Young Learner



13-16 years : Global Young Leaders

Exciting programme for future young leaders.


Cobham Levels

Intermediate to advanced
(CEFR B1 - C1)


5 July - 2 August 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

Aerial view of Winchester College


  • A stimulating programme for future young leaders
  • Explore the city sights and vibrant highstreet
  • Enjoy a wide range of activities on the extensive campus
  • Study four subjects to broaden your skills set and develop your leadership potential

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Lots of opportunities to
experience British culture
and speak English with our
English Student Hosts! Free airport transfers from Heathrow and Gatwick


  • 21 hours' tuition including English, STEM, Young Entrepreneur and Presentation Skills
  • Maximum class size 16 international students
  • Cultural study visits with your teacher enrich your experience
  • Enhance your fluency and leadership skills through collaborating and problem-solving - essential 21st century life skills
English Skills
English Skills
Science of potion making
Presentation Skills
Presentation Skills
Young Entrepreneur
Young Entrepreneur


Apply language to real world situations - analyse and debate current issues (e.g. DNA editing, fake news)

  • Improve core skills and technical accuracy
  • Enhance fluency through stimulating, collaborative sessions
  • Develop strong powers of expression, both written and verbal

4 hours

Presentation Skills

Choose a topic that ignites your interest and develop a persuasive presentation

  • Learn how to present before an audience - engage, inspire and persuade
  • Explore a range of practical techniques and develop your confidence

4 hours

Young Entrepreneur

Develop an entrepreneurial mindset and learn the important steps to become a confident young leader

  • Develop a concept, research your market, create and present your product
  • Solve problems and devise creative solutions through the introduction of business projects

4 hours


Use scientific and mathematical knowledge to design, evaluate and make a 'mechanical device'

  • Conduct basic experiments - evaluate evidence, think logically and solve real-world problems
  • Collaborate on practical tasks. Projects integrate science, technology, engineering and maths

4 hours


3 hours/week

Visit Winchester with your teacher - discover ancient historical sights, visit museums and galleries and enrich your understanding of British Culture. You'll be amazed at how much you grow in confidence as you practise your English with friendly residents.


Useful documents to download in PDF format


  • 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 perweek 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.

Table Tennis
Oxford Excursion
Student Host in class
Arts & Crafts
DS Extra


  • 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
25 Fri 5 July Fri 19 July 2 £3750
26 Fri 5 July Fri 26 July 3 £5625
27 Fri 5 July Fri 2 Aug 4 £7500
28 Fri 12 July Fri 2 Aug 3 £5625
29 Fri 19 July Fri 2 Aug 2 £3750

Room size: 1-6 | Hours' tuition/week: 21* | Max. class size: 16

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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 airports
  • 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 who already have at least Intermediate (B1) level of English.

If you want to check your level before booking, take our quick online level check test.

Our Head Office team will then advise you if this course is suitable for you.