Frances King Summer School is one of the most famous and prestigious language schools in central London. Here year-round programs and summer vacation courses are offered. The latter take place on the campus of Heythrop College in Kensington. The training center is within walking distance of the main academic infrastructure of Frances King School.
In the summer school of students an international environment is created, optimal for the development of communicative skills. Engaged in English in the rating Heythrop College, whose historical path began in 1614, students can quickly and effectively adapt to training in Britain.
Staying in the summer Frances King School will be interesting and boring. At school, students are offered a well-planned intensive language program, a wide range of extra-curricular activities. Among the latter, cultural and cognitive are very popular. From the educational building on the basis of Heythrop College near to the famous sights of London. And some of the pride of the country are on campus. The college library is recognized as one of the largest and richest in the world.
Quick Overview. Summer combined program for teenagers, allowing to improve English and get to know London better.
About the course. The vacation course is divided into two blocks. The first, academic, provides a weekly load of 15 lessons. The second, cognitive, is designed for 5 lessons per week. The subject of the block is chosen by students independently. The program provides for three areas: history, culture, features of London; sport; Fashion & Style.
The main block provides for the improvement of general language skills, including understanding of speech, reading, writing, listening, grammar, vocabulary. Particular attention is paid to spoken English.
The duration of study for a program with accommodation is 2 - 6 weeks, without residence - 1-6 weeks.
Students age: 13 - 17 years.
Start dates: June 28 - July 12 (residence program), June 28 - August 3 (full-time program, without accommodation).[ 999.14] Admission requirements: English from elementary.
Learning outcomes: Increasing English proficiency, overcoming the language barrier, gaining experience in English speaking environment, acquiring new friends, getting to know the famous sights of London.
Class size: up to 15 people.
Lesson duration: 45 minutes.
Tuition fees:program with accommodation - from £ 2146 (two-week courses), 3 weeks - £ 3220, 4 weeks - £ 4292, 6 weeks - £ 6439; Day program (without accommodation) - from £ 697 (1 week). The cost includes educational services (work of teachers and organizers, training materials, etc.), accommodation, meals, package excursions.
Students are offered accommodation in a multi-storey residence. Foreigners live in cozy single rooms with furniture, washbasin, equipped study area (training corner) and Wi-Fi access. Toilets, showers are in common use.
The residence is guarded in 24/7 mode. On each floor of the building there are always 2 school employees. They help foreign students in the operational solution of emerging organizational and domestic issues.
Meals are organized according to the principle of full boarding. Meals are served in the student dining room. The menu provides a choice of table (standard, dietary, vegetarian) and cuisine (European, international, etc.).
Extra-curricular activities in the school are organized by professional specialists. This makes going to the movies, themed parties, show programs, discos as interesting, boring and memorable.
Also, the attention of schoolchildren is offered tours to London and England. In the capital, foreigners can visit the historic center, admire the panorama of the city from the lookout towers Tower Bridge, The Monument, St Paul's Cathedral, the famous Ferris wheel "The Eye of London." Also in the city visitors are waiting for numerous museums, galleries, shops, parks, entertainment centers. Fans of non-standard recreation will surely remember the river walks. Field trips will allow students to visit Brighton, Windsor, and other interesting cities.
The daily routine
The school's school morning begins with breakfast in the dining room. During it you can communicate in English, tune in for studies. Lessons start at 9:00. From 13:00 to 14:00 for schoolchildren are laid out dining tables in the dining room. After a day's activities. At 18:00, dinner is planned. From 19:00 on campus evening events take place.
The school has spacious, bright, modernly equipped auditoriums, a cozy living room, an administrative office, a dining room, a student residence, recreational zones in the territory. Students also have the opportunity to visit the library on the Heythrop College campus. The sports infrastructure of the college is also available to teens who study at the summer courses at Frances King School.
Required documents, depending on the type of institution:
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- for a bachelor, a Foundation or Pathway preparatory program a completed A-level, IB, High School + IELTS / TOEFL are required
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- MBA requires completed higher education, work experience preferably at least 2-3 years, etc.