Sample Language and Academic Prep Courses
Here are some of our most popular language courses at selected boarding schools in Britain and France.
But there are many, many other courses, this is just a small selection. Please call us so that we can send you a selected sample of summer courses that would be ideal for your child.
England: regular English courses
Bede’s School / Lancing College (ages 13–18)
Impressive summer courses with exciting extras (e.g. extreme sports, (helicopter) flying, football, golf, riding, tennis).
Earlscliffe Summer School (ages 14–17)
Intensive English courses for teenagers in family-like surroundings in Folkestone, a coastal resort southeast of London. Spacious, modern accommodation.
Exsportise – Seaford College (ages 8–17)
A summer course for very sporty students: tennis, golf, football, hockey, dance as well as a focus on music.
Harrow School Short Courses (ages 13–17)
This language course is located directly in London at the renowned Harrow School (founded in 1572) where some of the Harry Potter movie scenes were shot. Apart from standard English courses, courses combining English with tennis or golf coaching are also offered.
Pilgrims – Bradfield College (ages 8–13)
Language courses for 2 or 3 weeks in a beautiful, rural boarding school between London and Oxford. Especially suitable for younger children due to the TLC (tender loving care) given.
Sedbergh Summer School (ages 9–16)
A great summer course in a beautiful north English country setting, about 1 ½ hours from Manchester airport. The perfect summer school for lovers of outdoor activities.
England: Academic Prep Courses
Academic Summer – Sidcot School (ages 13–18)
Intensive academic programme with a wide range of courses specifically designed for students who due to start GCSEs, A-Levels or the IB at a British school.
Bromsgrove Summer Courses & Academic Prep (ages 8–17)
Approx. 45 minutes from Birmingham airport this boarding school offers general language courses (all ages) as well as academic preparation courses (for 14-17 year olds) with stunning sports facilities.
Experiolife – Clifton College (ages 13–17)
This Harry Potter style school has very successful English and academic preparation courses and is located in a green suburb of Bristol.
Lanterna Education (ages 15-17)
Intensive academic programme with exciting extras (e.g. swimming, tennis, football, and baking) specifically designed for international students who are due to start the IB programme. Courses are held in London and Stockholm at beautiful, rural boarding schools.
Sherborne International (ages 7–17)
This is one of the more demanding language schools located in Sherborne, a small picturesque town in Dorset, southwest England. Sherborne International College offers intensive and academic preparation courses in very small groups. There are also courses suitable for younger children.
These are just a few examples of exciting English courses – there are many others, also in the north of England and Scotland! Please feel free to contact us.
Brillantmont in Switzerland (for age range 10–16 years)
Learn English or French near Lake Geneva: Brillantmont is a family-run boarding school with a very interesting language school in summer.
IBS in Aix-en-Provence (for age range 11–19 years)
Offers French courses in a boarding school in Aix-en-Provence in July and August combined with a wide recreational programme.