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British Heritage Tour Summer Camp

Address: 10 Lovibond Ln, Greenwich, London SE10 9FY, United Kingdom
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Description British Heritage Tour Summer Camp

  • Location: London, UK
  • Students age: 13-16 years.
  • Language of instruction: English
  • Type of study: summer children's camp.

During the British Heritage Tour, students visit many UK attractions in 2 weeks, including major cities such as London, York, Edinburgh and Manchester, as well as Lake District, Stratford-upon-Avon and Stonehenge.

A two-week sightseeing tour is complemented by 30 hours of English, which include a basic course, lessons on the culture and history of the UK, a group project, interactive lectures.

Programs, courses and tuition/boarding fees, prices in British Heritage Tour Summer Camp

Program name
Date
Age
Cost
28.07.2020 -11.08.2020
13-16
from 2 800 £ / 2 weeks

General english

The English course is built on a communicative method of learning English and includes grammar-appropriate exercises for the student level, and vocabulary development. In the classroom, students hone literacy, speaking skills and everyday communication.

Interactive lectures are specially designed in such a way as to help students in their work on a group project, provide material for discussion in groups, and maintain constant student interaction.

The interactive lectures of the British Heritage tour are devoted to the history of York and Edinburgh, will introduce students to poets and famous writers of the Lake District.

Throughout the program, students work in small groups on a project, identifying and exploring the cultural traditions of the UK. The goal of the project is to teach students to work together on practical tasks and use English. Groups are provided with step-by-step instructions that they should follow to complete the project. At the end of the program, students demonstrate their work at the presentation evening.

Accommodation, housing and food

During the two-week program, students stay in single or double rooms, as well as rooms for groups (girls and boys are accommodated separately):

  • London (Daniel Defoe) - single rooms combined into apartments
  • York (York Racecourse) - Double Rooms
  • Edinburgh (Heriot Watt) - Single Rooms
  • Lake District (YHA Ambleside) - Quadruple Rooms
  • Manchester (Britannia Hotel) - Double rooms
  • Cotswolds (Royal Agricultural University) - double rooms.

Events British Heritage Tour Summer Camp

There are classes in the culture of Britain in all cities of the program.

Travel Program:

Day trip

A place

Program

Day 1

Greenwich, southeast of London

In the evening, students will find the introductory part of the tour, welcome and orientation events

Day 2

London, Westminster

Students start the day with a trip from Greenwich to Westminster on a boat. Afternoon is dedicated to visiting the Tower of London

Day 3

York

After a bus trip to York, the afternoon is devoted to visiting the York Cathedral, visiting ramparts and streets of shambles, famous  English street, laid back in the 14th century.

Day 4

Edinburgh

On their way to Edinburgh, students will visit Alnik Castle, where Hogwarts school filming took place in Harry films Potter.

Day 5

Edinburgh and its surroundings

Students learn a lot during Edinburgh tour interesting facts about its cultural heritage and history. In the afternoon, the group will visit Holyrood Park and Arthur's Throne, offering breathtaking views of Edinburgh.

Day 6

Edinburgh

Before starting classes in English and Cultural studies students will be divided into groups. Morning and afternoon are devoted to classes.

Day 7

Edinburgh

English lessons take up most of the day. In the evening, students will receive a long-awaited vacation and will be able to take part in events together with students of the summer school at Heriot-Watt University

Day 8

Edinburgh

After English lessons in the morning, students will visit Edinburgh Castle and spend the evening at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, the largest art festival in the world.

Day 9

Ambleside

The last session will be followed by a bus ride to Ambleside. In the evening, students will enjoy a fascinating lecture on Beatrice Potter, a famous writer who was born in these places.

Day 10

Ambleside, Bowness

From Ambleside, students take a boat trip to the nearby town of Bowness. In the evening, the group will leave for Manchester.

Day 11

Manchester

Students will visit the world-famous Etihad Stadium, home of Manchester's Premier League champions. In the evening, students will go to the Museum of Science and Industry of Manchester, and then will be able to spend free time in the center of Trafford.

Day 12

Stratford upon avon

While traveling to the heart of England, students will be able to visit the place where Shakespeare was born, as well as the historic city of Stratford-upon-Avon

Day 13

Amesbury, Windsor

A visit to Stonehenge, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and then Windsor Castle will be the perfect end to a long trip. In the evening, students will present their projects that they worked on during the program.

Day 14

London

On their last day of the program, students will first go to the London Eye to admire the city from above, and then spend their free time shopping at Oxford Street. The tour ends with a visit to the West End musical

Day 15

London

Bucksmore offers a free airport shuttle for all flights departing from 10.00 to 20.00. A Bucksmore staff member conducts students and helps them register.

Advantages

  • The program includes meals, accommodation, excursions, entrance fees, transfers.
  • There are a maximum of 45 students in the tour, in the group - 11 people.
  • All students receive a certificate, a progress report at the end of the course.
  • Attributes for participants: Bucksmore backpack, water bottle, badge and student card.

Equipment British Heritage Tour Summer Camp

  • Comfortable private bus
  • Wi-Fi access

Term dates, timetable and extra fees

Dates of the trip: July 28-August 11.

Entry requirements, assessment and extra fees, how to apply, what is required to enrol, conditions, entry tests and exams

  • Age: 13-16 years.
  • Minimum language level: Elementary (A2).

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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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