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Bucksmore London Summer Kids Camp

Address: 259 Greenwich High Rd, Greenwich, London SE10 8NB, United Kingdom

Description Bucksmore London Summer Kids Camp

  • Location: London, UK
  • Students age: 12-17 years.
  • Language of instruction: English
  • Type of education: summer camp.

The Bucksmore London Summer course is held in the heart of the capital of England: this is an intensive summer program for learning English, a unique opportunity to see the famous sights of London.

Programs, courses and tuition/boarding fees, prices in Bucksmore London Summer Kids Camp

Program name
Date
Age
Cost
30.06.2020 -28.07.2020
13-16
from 3 700 £ / 2 weeks

General english

  • Maximum group size: 11 people
  • Levels of language proficiency: no restrictions.

The Bucksmore London program includes 25 hours of English per week in groups of up to 11 students. The academic part consists of a core English course, language learning, project preparation and London Experience classes dedicated to exploring the UK capital. Particular attention is paid to the cultural life of London, to acquaintance with historical sites in the lessons and after them.

At the London Experience lessons, the city comes to life in the classroom ^ students learn vocabulary and language skills that are useful to them in everyday life. These lessons are connected with the famous sights of London - the London Eye, Canary Wharf and Kensington. They will help students cope with real life situations: for example, order a curry in a restaurant on Brick Lane or bargain with a street vendor in Camden Market.

The course includes studying grammar and new words, honing their application in practice with a focus on the development of spoken English.

The objectives of the main course:

  • The formation of linguistic skills, communication skills, overcoming the language barrier through an integrated learning system.
  • Achievement of personal tasks of learning English.
  • Understanding the content of books, films, songs, blogs, TV shows and articles in English.

The second part of the program is work on the project. Students perform assignments together, communicate with each other in English. Types of assignments for collaborative projects: Bucksmore President, Game Show, and Bucksmore News. The objectives of the project are to develop communication and communication skills in English. Students are divided into groups, work according to instructions, prepare a presentation and show it at the end of training.

Academic English classes allow you to master the technique of passing exams, develop reading, listening, speaking, writing skills. Academic English includes 3 hours each week and ends with the Bucksmore Assessment. A variety of classes and rich educational material motivates the student to develop linguistic skills.

The Bucksmore Assesment exam assesses students' reading, writing, speaking, and listening skills by offering a comprehensive assessment of English proficiency. Students take the exam at the end of the course: the assessment criteria are in accordance with the CEFR (Common European Framework for Determining the Level of Foreign Language Proficiency). At the end of the course, students receive certificates.

Annual
3+
from 350 £ / 5 lessons

Individual online training with teachers in English. Study subjects in English, prepare for exams or just learn English. All teachers have a university education, including graduates of leading universities in the UK.

Accommodation, housing and food

Students stay at Dinwiddy House, a short walk from King's Cross-St Station. The residence offers excellent living conditions: students are accommodated in apartments of 6-7 single rooms. A Bucksmore employee lives in each apartment. There is a shared kitchen with a kettle and fridge. All rooms are single with their own bathroom, boys and girls live separately. The residence is located 25 minutes walk or 17 minutes by bus from the audience.

Participants are provided with full board, packed lunch on excursion days.

Events Bucksmore London Summer Kids Camp

The course includes excursions: one excursion outside of London every week + daily trips and walks around the city.

Since 2012, Bush House has been a key part of Strand's campus, and in the summer there are numerous extracurricular activities at Bucksmore. Bush House has been the headquarters of the BBC World Service for 70 years. The spacious room, located on one of the upper floors, offers stunning views of the Thames.

Bucksmore London Summer organizes 7 excursions in London in 2 weeks, as well as trips to one of the other cities in England for a full day every week. Asset managers provide a unique travel schedule.

Examples of events:

Politics and the Royal Family

Full day excursions

All students take part in the center tour

London, which includes visits to Buckingham Palace, Trafalgar Square, Horse Guards Parade Square, 10 Downing Street, Big Ben and the Parliament Building.

One day a week, students travel outside of London:

  • Thorp Park (week 1)
  • Oxford (week 2)
  • Cambridge (week 3)
  • Brighton (week 4)

Entertainment

sights

Students will visit famous entertainment centers - Madame Tussauds, London Zoo, London Underground, Namco Funscape, Ripley's Believe it or Not Museum

Students will visit the famous

Attractions: Tower, Kensington Palace, Piccadilly Circus, St. Paul's Cathedral

Museums and galleries

London Eye and Thames Cruise

There are a lot of famous museums and art galleries in London: the British Museum, the British Library, the Natural History Museum, the National Gallery, the Tate Modern, the Saatchi Gallery

You can admire the fantastic views of London either from the top of the famous London Eye, or by boat, taking a cruise on the Thames

Advantages

  • The Royal College of London Campus on Strand is London's most central university campus. Classes, events and dinners take place here, next to the famous Somerset House.
  • Bucksmore offers a free shuttle service for all students from 10:00 to 20:00.
  • All students receive personal certificates and progress reports at the end of the course, a Bucksmore backpack, a logo water bottle, a badge and a student card.

Equipment Bucksmore London Summer Kids Camp

King's College London is one of the leading universities in the world, and Bucksmore students have the opportunity to use its classrooms, seminar rooms, lecture theaters, student lounges, spaces with interactive whiteboards.

Laundry is free and located on campus.

Term dates, timetable and extra fees

Dates of the course: June 30-July 28.

Extra fees:

  • Deposit for a course/programme 25 GBP

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

Students age - 13-16 years.

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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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