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Alpadia Biarritz Language school

Address: 64 Route de Bayonne, 64310 Saint-Pée-sur-Nivelle, France
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Description Alpadia Biarritz Language school

  • Age of students Alpadia Biarritz: 13-17 years;
  • Accommodation type: Residence;
  • Studying programs: General French summer courses for teens;
  • Course dates and programs: June 28-August 15
  • Language learned: French.

The language summer school Alpadia Biarritz is located in the picturesque town of Saint-Pi-sur-Nivelle. The city is located 13 kilometers from one of the most famous French sea resorts - Biarritz. The educational building of Alpadia Biarritz overlooks the sea and mountains.

But the convenient location is not the only advantage of the language educational center. Its main advantage is the atmosphere. In the Biarritz language school, each student feels comfortable. There are ideal conditions for studying French, recreation and sports. Summer courses in the camp are an excellent choice for a teenager. In the school curriculum, academicity and dynamics are combined. This makes it effective and interesting.

Programs and tuition/boarding fees, prices in Alpadia Biarritz Language school

Program name
28.06.2020 -15.08.2020
from 821 € / week

Common French:

Short information about the general French course, designed for 1 - 6 weeks for active students.

The vacation program provides for the choice of academic load. Students are offered courses with 20 and 25 lessons per week. Foreign teenagers are expected to have interactive programs aimed at developing communication skills. It also provides for the study of general vocabulary, grammar. The practice of reading, writing, listening is also included in curriculum. A comprehensive approach to learning and the intensity of the program allows Alpadia Biarritz students to progress quickly in the study of French.

  • The age of students: 13 - 17.
  • Start dates: 05.07 - 11.07 / 12.07 - 18.07 / 19.07 - 25.07 / 26.07 - 01.08 / 02.08 - 08.08 / 09.08 - 15/08.
  • Admission requirements: French at the primary, intermediate, advanced level.
  • Learning outcomes: development of general language skills, the ability to apply the knowledge gained in practice, the experience of communication in the language environment, the acquisition of confidence in the conversation in French on everyday topics.
  • Class size: up to 12 people.
  • The length of the lesson: 45 minutes.

The price of the program includes:

  • Accommodation on full board basis;
  •  24-hour observation of children;
  • Studying;
  • Educational materials;
  • Entrance test;
  • Student card (ticket);
  • Welcome services;
  • Pocket money storage service;
  • Certificate of passage;
  • Standard leisure program (except for additional options: tennis, cooking, horse riding, water sports).

Accommodation and food

Accommodation is organized in a residence in the school building. Students are accommodated in cozy furnished triple rooms with private facilities. In general, there are rest rooms, self-studying.

Meals are organized on full board basis, three meals a day. Hot breakfasts, lunches and dinners are served in the school cafeteria.

Subjects and sport

Subjects list: business English, Business German, English, English for work, French, german language, IELTS preparation, Individual english, Individual lessons, Intensive English, Intensive German, Italian language
Events list: basketball, Cooking Club, football, handball, horseback riding, mini golf, table tennis, volleyball, water sports

Events Alpadia Biarritz Language school

Extra-curricular activities are numerous and various. The basic package includes weekly excursions to the Museum of Oceanography, the Museum of Chocolate in Biarritz, the Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao, the Adventure Park, the Basque Museum in the Bayonne, the Caves de Sar, San Sebastian, Saint-Jean-de-Luz. Also, students are offered a wide range of sports activities. Fans of outdoor activities choose football, volleyball, basketball, handball in the summer school. Mini golf, table tennis are also available. Students pay special attention to water sports.

The premium package of extracurricular activities includes three areas:

  • Cooking. In the classroom, students get acquainted with the peculiarities of national French cuisine. The lessons are led by the famous chef Biarritz.
  • Horse riding. Classes are offered to beginners and those who can keep in the saddle. The program is prepared taking into account the basic preparation of the student.
  • Water sports. The school offers surfing and paddleboarding classes. Sailing is also available. Lessons are conducted by the best instructors of specialized training centers of the resort region.

Daily routine

Flexible school schedule provides the opportunity to attend French lessons in the morning and afternoon.


  • Alpadia Biarritz is a classic French summer school in the resort area. Near the building there is a beach. Forest and mountain hiking trails start nearby. And within a short drive are the popular resorts of the French Riviera, full of attractions.
  • Experienced teachers work in the language school with students. They are native speakers of French, also they are speaking at least two more foreign languages. This makes learning and staying at school as comfortable as possible. A child can always rely on the help of a competent employee of the institution in a language that he understands.
  • Teaching at school is lessons in French, interesting leisure, a lot of excursions, beach activities, active recreation and sports.
  • In the intercultural environment, it's easy to find new friends.
  • In the prestigious school international students are provided comfortable accommodation. Infrastructure in the language camp will satisfy the requirements of the most demanding students.

Equipment Alpadia Biarritz Language school

The Alpadia Biarritz school has an spacious classroom. In each class there is an interactive technique, Wi-Fi is available. The recreation area includes a TV room, a billiard room, a lounge with a cafe, a hall with table football. Sports infrastructure is represented by a gym and several playgrounds.

Term dates and fees

The summer camp is open from June to August. Start dates of shifts: 05.07 - 11.07 / 12.07 - 18.07 / 19.07 - 25.07 / 26.07 - 01.08 / 02.08 - 08.08 / 09.08 - 15.08.

Additional fees:

  • registration fee - 75 euros (not paid for when booking a course with a friend),
  • individual lessons - 195 euros (+5 one-on-one lessons of 45 minutes per week);
  • some entertainments (for example, cooking - 90 euro / week, horse riding - 100 euro / week, water sports - 190 euro / week);
  • air flight;
  • registration of documents, etc.

Transfer (both ways):

  • collective, scheduled (arriving on Sundays and departures on Saturdays, between 9: 00 and 16:00.) - 56-350 euros;
  • collective, outside the timetable - 110-700 euro;
  • private (arrival and departure at any time) - 120-770 euros;
  • UM service (escort) - 40 Euro;
  • transfer to the train station (Biarritz San-Jean-de-Luz) - for free.

Extra fees:

  • Registration fee (for a programme/course) 75 EUR
  • Transfer (one way) 120 EUR

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)
  • 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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