The private royal school of Alexandra and Albert in Gatton Park is open to students 8 - 16 years old. Holiday summer programs are offered in July-August. Training at Embassy Summe Reigate is an excellent opportunity to improve English and get acquainted with the colorful Surrey.
Embasi Summer School London Reigate near Reigate in the 18th century manor is a place where there is no fuss and no boredom. The educational institution created all the conditions for effective teaching and comfortable living, as well as leisure activities.
The Embassy Summer School is an example of a unique approach to learning a foreign language. Each class of Embassy Summer consists of a maximum of 15 people, the level of knowledge of which is approximately the same (it is determined in the first lesson during a short express train. Testing). Therefore, classes at school can be useful for everyone: for beginners (zero level "Beginner"), and for professionals (the fifth level is "Advanced"). Teachers perfectly understand the specifics of working with an adult audience, therefore they approach the learning process in the most balanced and individual way.
The training program is designed for 15 hours a week, and the load is evenly distributed over 4 sessions per day (note, it is "classes", not "couples" or "lessons"). Groups are often international, which accustoms listeners to tolerance and makes the process itself quite boring. Especially it is worth noting that the cabinets are equipped, unlike better specialized language centers (computers, video projectors, high-quality headphones) and are a source of pride for the school administration.
A unique technique for full immersion in the learning process, effectively blurring the line between learning and real life. Before each excursion the students get acquainted with the peculiarities and traditions of the places they will go to, which has the most positive effect on the level of perception and memorization of information (both textual and audiovisual).
An optional exam, very popular in cases where someone is interested in a certified assessment of the acquired knowledge (CEFR standard - Common European Frame of Reference). The test is quite complex, but extremely useful and necessary. The only nuance: listeners should inform about their desire to undergo such testing at the online booking stage, and reservation of seats is available only until May 30.
Cost: £ 665 per week (hostel).
The school campus includes several student residences. They are divided into female and male. Each can accommodate up to 40 students. The residences have classic rooms for 2 - 4 people. Facilities, lounge, kitchen are in common use. The safety of students on campus is provided by the school staff. Children are under 24-hour supervision of adults.
Travel time to major airports and train stations
The nearest airport to Embassy Summe Reigate is Gatwick (LGW), which can be reached in half an hour. 45 minutes will take a trip from Heathrow. For an hour and a half you can reach the school from St. Pancras (Eurostar), Stansted (STN), Luton (LTN).
English lessons, activities (including board games and creative activities), accommodation, meals (three times a day, during tours dry rations are given), mandatory excursions - all this is already included in the course price :
The extramural program at Embassy Summe Reigate is quite full. In the afternoon, students are offered sports games (dodgeball, football, basketball and others), mugs and entertainments like kite flying. In the evening discos, quizzes, various shows are held. Also the daily program includes walks along Gatton Park and the town of Redhill (if desired).
The excursion program provides for 2 half-day trips weekly. Excursions are offered mainly by bus. Transport is provided by the school. Among the destinations popular in London (most often the Tower, Madame Tussauds), Brighton (Royal Pavilion), Oxford, Windsor.
Classes at the school are held in modern classrooms. For sports on campus equipped playground with a field for football, cricket, volleyball. Also for students are open sports, gymnasium, swimming pool. On the territory there is a dining room with 300 seats. Evening activities are held in the rest rooms in the residences. Access to the Internet is organized in a computer classroom.
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Required documents, depending on the type of institution:
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|Language courses, schools and children's language camps||Primary and secondary education - private schools||Preparation programmes for entering universities - higher education||Higher education (after completing accredited programs A-level, IB, High School) - Bachelor, Master, MBA|
| - we recommend to apply 6-9 months before the start of the course (some camps and schools offer discounts for early booking or for lengthy study programs) |
- there are some very popular and high demand children's camps, where the applications need to be submitted 1 year in advance (in particular Switzerland , Great Britain , USA , Canada , Austria)
| - we recommend to apply one year before the start of the training program, |
- some schools have a specific time frame (September-November - please specify an individual school)
- some schools require tests in several stages (UKISET, internal tests of the school: English, mathematics, logics, subjects, interview, some require a personal visit)
| - we recommend to apply one year before the start of the program, |
- for Foundation and Pathway programs, IELTS and TOEFL certificates are usually required, respectively
| - recommended submission one year before the start of the program, |
- the deadline normally closes in January, for TOP HEIs and, as a rule, in March in other universities
- for a bachelor, a Foundation or Pathway preparatory program a completed A-level, IB, High School + IELTS / TOEFL are required
- for Masters you need a graduated higher education, in some cases you need a pre-Masters program
- MBA requires completed higher education, work experience preferably at least 2-3 years, etc.