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Berkshire College Summer School

Address: Berkshire College Hall Pace Burchetts Green, West Berkshire SL6 6QR United Kingdom
Official representatives. Submission of documents and admission free of charge

Description Berkshire College Summer School

Berkshire College is an excellent, prestigious place to teach students from all over the world: English language courses will allow you to make significant progress in learning, help you to talk in everyday life without much difficulty and at the same time to ensure familiarity with the culture and history of the UK thanks to a rich leisure program. It is located near the historic center of Mansion House, fully equipped for modern and comfortable learning and living. Berkshire College has a sports hall, tennis courts, soccer and rugby grounds, and a spacious and functional school cafeteria. Getting to London is very simple, as it is to the major airports, which makes the school even more attractive for international students, facilitates excursions to Windsor, Oxford, Reading. The distance to London is 53 kilometers, to Gatwick Airport - 89, and to Heathrow - 29 kilometers.

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Programs and tuition/boarding fees, prices in Berkshire College Summer School

Program name
Date
Age
Cost
14.06.2020 -30.08.2020
8-17
from 1 043 £ / week

Summer English courses


About the educational program: The course is focused on the summer months, partially capturing the closest periods to it. The program is designed for individual international students and for educational groups. In the school there is a sufficient number of combined courses for especially curious and active students.

List of available programs for international students:

  • Golf Academy (summer);
  • English + Golf (off-season);
  • English + horse riding;
  • English + Football (Off-season);
  • Special program "Discover London" (off-season);
  • Special program Royal (off-season);
  • Olympic program (off season);
  • Tour of four cities in the south of Britain (off-season);
  • Intensive course for adaptation to local education system (off-season);
  • Intensive English course;
  • Triniti certification.

The intensity of the classes is average - 15 lessons per week in small classes (up to 15 people). Studying groups on summer courses are made up as international as possible. It has some advantages such as:

  • Students can easily overcome the language barrier;
  • Quickly learn fluent and competent English speech;
  • Expand vocabulary. 

Lessons are conducted in an entertaining, interactive format with a highly qualified (ELF) teacher, the main emphasis is on developing communication skills and abilities.

Trinity Exam

International students are offered the opportunity to pass the Trinity College Oral Examinations (GESE) to get a qualification in spoken English. These exams are authoritative among educational institutions in many European countries. Our experienced EFL teachers test students, distribute them to appropriate levels and provide an additional five hours of intensive spoken English each week. Students are fully prepared for oral tests, which are conducted by an external examiner Trinity.

This course is designed for a group of 15 students.

Period of the educational program: from June 19 to August 28.

EXAMPLE OF THE SUMMER COURSE PROGRAM

Sunday

  • Arrival of students;
  • Welcome party Ice Breaker.

Monday

  • In the afternoon: 
    • Academic classes + extra-curricular activities on campus, organized by teachers;
    • Sports games.
  • In the evening: 
    • Collective movie watching.

Tuesday

  • In the afternoon: 
    • Academic classes + extra-curricular activities on campus organized by teachers;
    • Sports games.
  • In the evening: 
    • Collective quiz games.

Wednesday

  • In the afternoon: 
    • Academic studies + excursion to Windsor;
    • Visiting the famous castle.
  • In the evening:
    • Mini -Olympic games.

Thursday

  • Afternoon:
    • Academic classes + extra-curricular activities on campus organized by teachers;
    • Sports games.
  • In the evening:
    • Disco.

Friday

  • In the afternoon:
    • Academic classes + extra-curricular activities on campus organized by teachers;
    • Sports games.
  • In the evening:
    • Night casino "James Bond".

Saturday

  • In the afternoon:
    • A full day tour - London;
    • A cruise on the Thames.
  • In the evening:
    • Collective game "Capture the flag".

Sunday

  • In the afternoon:
    • Rest (students are given a brunch on the day off);
    • At the request and personal schedule of the student - additional excursions, group recreational activities are organized.
  • In the evening: 
    • Eurovision Song Contest.

Monday

  • In the afternoon: 
    • Academic classes + extra-curricular activities on campus organized by teachers;
    • Sports games.
  • In the evening:
    • Football tournament.

Tuesday

  • Afternoon:
    • Academic classes + extra-curricular activities on campus organized by teachers;
    • Sports games.
  • In the evening:
    • International evening of quizzes.

Wednesday

  • In the afternoon: 
    • Academic classes + excursion to reading.
  • In the evening: 
    • Evening speed ​​dating (a party of fast meetings).

Thursday

  • In the afternoon:
    • Academic classes + extra-curricular activities on campus organized by teachers;
    • Sports games.
  • In the evening:
    • Caribbean disco party.

Friday

  • In the afternoon:
    • Academic classes + extra-curricular activities on campus organized by teachers;
    • Sports games.
  • In the evening:
    • Show of talents.

Saturday

  • In the afternoon:
    • Full day excursion to Oxford.
  • In the evening:
    • Graduation ceremony.

Sunday

  • Departure of schoolchildren from the camp.
28.06.2020 -09.08.2020
12-17
from 1 207 £ / week

Quick overview: ARDMORE GOLF ACADEMY - the educational course is focused on the summer months. The program is combined language lessons and sport activity.

EXAMPLE SCHEDULE

The first week

  9.00-9.45 10.00-12.00   2.00-3.30   4.00-5.30   8.30 - 10.00
Sunday Arrival, Settlement and familiarity with staff and players
Monday English Lessons English Lessons   Golf exercises   Golf exercises   Evening program
Tuesday English Lessons English Lessons   Golf exercises   Golf exercises   Evening program
Wednesday English Lessons English Lessons   Excursion (half day) Evening program
Thursday English Lessons English Lessons   Golf exercises   Golf exercises   Evening program
Friday English Lessons English Lessons   Golf exercises   Golf exercises   Evening program
Saturday Excursion (whole day)   Evening program

The second week

  9.00-9.45 10.00-12.00   2.00-3.30   4.00-5.30   8.30 - 10.00
Sunday Recreation and Entertainment
Monday Golf exercises Golf exercises   English Lessons   English Lessons   Evening program
Tuesday Golf exercises Golf exercises   English Lessons   English Lessons   Evening program
Wednesday Excursion (half day)     English Lessons Evening program
Thursday Golf exercises Golf exercises   English Lessons   English Lessons   Evening program
Friday Golf exercises Golf exercises   English Lessons   English Lessons   Evening program
Saturday Excursion (whole day)   Evening program

 

 


 

28.06.2020 -09.08.2020
9-17
from 1 240 £ / week

Quick overview: The educational program is focused on the summer months. The program is combined language lessons and sport activity. The program is designed for 1-2 weeks. 

Accommodation options:

  • Host family;
  • Residence.

Intensivity of academic and sport scheduly is identical to the GOLF ACADEMY.

28.06.2020 -09.08.2020
9-17
from 1 121 £ / week

Quick overview: The educational program is focused on the summer months. The program is combined language lessons and tennis. The program is designed for 1-2 weeks. 

Accommodation options:
Host family;
Residence.

Intensivity of academic and sport scheduly is identical to the GOLF ACADEMY.

28.06.2020 -09.08.2020
8-17
from 320 £ / week

Quick overview: trinity summer exam preparation for international students.

About the educational program: The Trinity Examination (GESE) program is a part of the extra curriculum. Pupils study in small groups of about 15 people each. The college takes the exam in a special registered examination center that allows for a phased examination of spoken English.

Accommodation and food

Students are accommodated with maximum comfort and convenience on a full board basis. Rooms are designed for 2-3 people (there are more spacious, as well as single rooms), each room is equipped with washbasins. Also, the student can choose accommodation in the host family on a full board basis.

Subjects and sport

Subjects list: art, Bookkeeping, English, English philology, Health care, Hotel business: planning, analysis, hotel industry, Hotel management: management, communication, linguistics, Management in the field of tourism, Management of hotel staff, maths, Mechanical engineering, Mechanics, modern languages, pedagogy, Physical culture and sports sciences, sports science, tourism
Events list: a party, basketball, Contests, Cruise on the River Thames, Excursion to london, football, tennis

Events Berkshire College Summer School

EXAMPLE OF THE SCHEDULE OF THE DAY

Classes for summer courses are held from Monday to Friday, three academic hours per day. Each lesson is divided into two blocks:

• Learning grammar, vocabulary, relevant exercises and practices

• Practice of oral speech, communication skills: use of gaming and role-playing techniques, interactive learning, attracting additional funds.

The students are offered a rich and rich program of extra-curricular activities: practically every day (in the daytime and in the evening) they have available a variety of games, parties, tournaments. After classes, students can engage in one of the many types of leisure and entertainment: play football or tennis, basketball, dance, visit creative studios and workshops. In addition, a sufficient number of excursions are planned: one per week for the whole day and one for several hours.

Example of excursions for the whole day:

  • trip to London, a cruise on the Thames
  • Inspection of the Oxford Castle and the surrounding area.

For several hours students also go on a classic sightseeing tour of Winsor, visiting the legendary castle.

Equipment Berkshire College Summer School

  • Sports hall
  • Tennis court
  • Football ground
  • Rugby field
  • Large modern dining room
  • Nearby there is a golf course and program for riding a horse

Term dates and fees

  • Heathrow Private Transfer (up to 3 people in the car) = 240 pounds
  • Individual Transfer Gatwick (up to 3 people in the car) = 260 pounds
  • Heathrow Group Transfer (15- 20 people) = 600 pounds
  • Heathrow Group Transfer (21-30 people) = 660 pounds
  • Heathrow Group Transfer (31-50 people) = 820 pounds
  • Group transfer Gatwick (15-20 people) = 740 pounds
  • Group transfer Gatwick (21-30 people) = 800 pounds
  • Group transfer Gatwick (31-50 people) ) = 920 pounds

Extra fees:

  • One way transfer - Gatwick 290 GBP
  • One way transfer - Heathrow 265 GBP

Entry requirements and extra fees how to apply, what is required to enrol

Required documents, depending on the type of institution:

camp / language school
  • copy of 1 page
  • certificate of language proficiency (if any)
private school, boardinghouse
  • copy of the 1 Pages of the passport
  • certificate of language proficiency
  • school report card with grades for the last 2-4 years (depending on the school)
  • school registration form
  • recommendation letters from Teachers of foreign languages, mathematics and a class teacher. Additionally, an educational institution may request a recommendation from the principal
  • Testing for knowledge of mathematics, language, other subjects
  • Interview with a representative of the school (possibly in person or by Skype)
  • Literacy, awards, student personal achievements (if any)
  • motivation letter (not for all schools)
  • passport size photo (depending on the school from 1 to 12 pcs)
  • medical certificate of the general health of the child , Discharge of vaccinations
  • birth certificate of the schoolboy (s)
university
  • copy of the page 1 passport of the passport
  • certificate of language proficiency
  • school certificate for the bachelor, diploma of Higher education for the master
  • letters of recommendation from teachers of foreign languages, mathematics and the class teacher. Additionally, an educational institution may request a recommendation from the principal / dean
  • certificates, awards, personal achievements of the student (if any)
  • motivation letter / personal statement
  • interview with a representative of the institution


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Recommendations on when to apply

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.
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