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Harrow House International College

Address:  Harrow Dr, Swanage BH19 1PE, United Kingdom
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Description Harrow House International College

  • Founded: in 1969
  • The age of the pupils: 8-17 years
  • Educational groups: up to 15 people in the class
  • Duration of the course: 1-5 weeks
  • Duration of the lesson: 45 minutes
  • Entry requirements: any level of English, from Elementary
  • Dates: arrivals from January 1 to February 18, from 3 June to 9 September, from 11 March to 6 May (every week).

The popular school Harrow House International College was founded in 1969 and still retains its main principles: international (here children from more than 60 countries of the world study!), high-quality of academic preparation and a rich, diverse extra-curricular program.

Harrow House International College is a 3-hour drive from London, in the largest city of the peninsula of Purbek - Swanige. This region is a famous and popular seaside resort due to its clean water, spacious sandy beaches, well-established infrastructure and delightful landscapes. It is an ideal place for students who appreciate learning in quiet, safe areas, strive to focus on learning and achieve really impressive results. The school itself is on the hill of a small hill, so the campus windows (and the academic building and residences) offer a stunning view of the sea and the nearby Isle of Wight.

The institution is accredited by the British Council, part of the UK English organization, which emphasizes the quality of the studying provided and the excellent level of service.

Programs and tuition/boarding fees, prices in Harrow House International College

Program name
Date
Age
Cost
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8-11
from 710 £ / week

Young Learners Course is designed for children from 8 to 11 years old and combines academic load (15 hours weekly) and interesting leisure activities (15 hours a week).

In the learning process, all basic academic skills and knowledge develop:

  • Reading;
  • Listening;
  • Writing;
  • Speaking.

 The vocabulary expands, pronunciation and communication skills improve. In their spare time children go on interesting and informative excursions (to the aquarium, the Dinosaur Museum, Durleston Park), walk along the coast, go in for sports: play bowling and badminton, table tennis (ping-pong) and mini-golf. There are also interesting activities such as hunting for crabs, swimming and boating, orienteering on the ground and around the city.

04.01.2020 -02.05.2020 30.05.2020 -27.06.2020 27.06.2020 -01.08.2020 01.08.2020 -29.08.2020 29.08.2020 -07.11.2020 07.03.2020 -29.08.2020
11-17
from 675 £ / week

Ideal for schoolchildren 10-17 years old, who want to not only tighten up the English language, but also to work out their favorite sport or to learn a new one - Junior English plus Sport Course. 15 language classes and 15 hours of sports studying are organized weekly - all that is needed for active, motivated students! The academic program is aimed at the integrated development of basic skills: reading, listening, writing and speaking, expanding vocabulary and eliminating pronunciation.

The list of sporting events and activities is very wide - each student will be able to find the suitable option for himself:

  • Handball
  • Table tennis (ping-pong)
  • Volleyball
  • Badminton
  • Aerobics
  • Swimming
  • Classes in the gym
  • Basketball
  • Cricket
  • Mini golf
  • Billiards.

In addition, it is possible to add paid options to the course:

  • Big tennis (4.5 workouts per week and participation in the tournament according to the level of the game)
  • Horse riding (3 hours of exercise per week, only available in summer)
  • Golf (6 hours weekly, only available in summer)
  • Water sports (6 hours a week, only available in summer).

The cost of training depends on the age of the student and the chosen program.

04.01.2020 -07.11.2020
11-17
from 760 £ / week

The most interesting course with additional entertainments and excursions Junior English plus Excursions, Fun and Games is intended for students of 10-17 years.

Each week, 15 academic lessons and 15 hours of recreational activities are arranged. Children pay a lot of attention to sports:

  • Basketball
  • Boating
  • Hiking and trekking
  • Badminton
  • Cricket
  • Bowling
  • Hockey
  • Table tennis (ping-pong)
  • Mini golf
  • Volleyball
  • Computer games.

Among the most popular excursions are the following areas:

  • Mysterious ancient Stonehenge
  • Jurassic Coast
  • The Bournemouth Oceanarium
  • Corfe Castle
  • Boating
  • Dorchester.

In addition, every evening children are waiting for interesting and fun activities, anyone can take part in. It can be sports days and sports games, quizzes and talent shows, karaoke, film screenings and evenings of live music, contests and discos, dance and yoga lessons, various performances, performances and pantomimes

06.06.2020 -29.08.2020
14-17
from 810 £ / week

Enhanced academic English course (Junior English plus Academic Challenges) is designed for students aged 14-17. This program helps not only to improve basic language skills (reading, writing, listening and speaking), but also to receive useful new knowledge on English culture, art, history and literature, and to study natural science. Children spend their free hours on interesting excursions, visiting local sights, participating in various seminars and lectures, master classes and discussions.

06.06.2020 -29.08.2020
14-17
from 810 £ / week

The language course is designed for the most active students14-17 years old! Junior English plus Adventure Activities is ideal for those who appreciate the most extreme sports that require good preparation and coordination. The sports program includes:

  • Archery
  • Paintball
  • Rock climbing
  • Sport orienteering on the terrain (natural conditions)
  • ATV Riding
  • Kayaking
  • Building a raft.

Additionally, academic classes aimed at developing basic language knowledge and skills are offered:

  • Reading;
  • Listening;
  • Writing;
  • Speaking (a total of 15 hours a week).
04.01.2020 -20.06.2020
11-17
from 695 £ / week

Winter English Courses

Winter English programs at Harrow House International College can be selected for any student, regardless of his level of initial skills, needs and opportunities, interests and hobbies - the following options are offered:

1) English + Multisport

  • Age of students: 10-17 years
  • Dates: January 1-February 25
  • Course duration: 1,2, 3, 4 weeks
  • + 15 workouts for the chosen sport: badminton, volleyball, mini-golf, handball, swimming, aerobol, basketball, football, general fitness, ping-pong.

2) English + excursion program

  • Age of students: 10-17 years
  • Dates: January 1-February 25
  • Course duration: 1,2, 3, 4 weeks
  • + 15 hours of activities and excursions every week: a trip to Stonehenge, on the Jurassic coast, visiting the famous castles, reserves, cities and caves.

The language program includes 15 hours of classes weekly in small groups of 10-15 people - the course integrates all basic language skills and knowledge:

  • Grammar
  • Reading
  • Auditing (listening comprehension)
  • Vocabulary (active expansion of vocabulary)
  • Written speech
  • Oral speech (spoken English)
  • Phonetics (correct pronunciation, accent correction)
  • Improve communication skills.

There are various possibilities for sports and active recreation:

  • Football
  • Cricket
  • Handball
  • Basketball
  • Volleyball
  • Swimming
  • Ball games ("bouncers" and others)
  • Horseback riding
  • Tennis (large and table)
  • Mini golf
  • Exercise in the gym
  • Badminton
  • American billiards.

Practically every day for children of winter programs fascinating, interesting events in English are conducted:

  • Merry holidays;
  • Discos and parties;
  • Musical performances and concerts;
  • Table games and consoles;
  • Talent Show;
  • Sports and intellectual quizzes.

Accommodation and food

Pupils of 8-17 years can live in a cozy school residence on campus: for them comfortable common bedrooms for 2-8 people are prepared, and conveniences are located in sufficient quantity on each floor. Meals boarding - three meals a day, delicious, balanced and varied.

Students from 14 to 17 years old can also choose accommodation in host families: there they are provided with fully furnished double bedrooms, as well as board meals. If children go on a long excursion, each of them receives a voucher for lunch in a cafe or a full lunch in a convenient road box.

Subjects and sport

Subjects list: British culture and traditions, British Literature, computer literacy, drama, English, Health & Fitness
Events list: archery, badminton, basketball, dancing, disco, football, golf, handball, horseback riding, mini golf, Squash, swimming, Swimming in the pool, tennis, volleyball, water sports, yoga

Events Harrow House International College

An interesting extra-curricular program is one of the main advantages of Harrow House International College. Every evening, children can participate in entertainment and cognitive activities: play bingo or quiz, attend a dance or yoga lesson, have fun at a disco or karaoke, take part in sports, friendly matches, pantomimes and performances. A variety of film screenings, live music evenings, talent shows and concerts are held. The cost of a two-week program includes excursions: 1 for the whole day (on Saturdays), 1 for half-day (on Sundays), and participants of three-week courses are pre-recorded for 2 full-day excursions for the whole day.

Equipment Harrow House International College

On the territory of Harrow House International College there are conveniently located studying buildings with many auditoriums, volleyball and basketball courts, tennis courts and a mini golf course, as well as small shops. To services of students the cozy cafeteria and a spacious pool, a comfortable video hall for viewing entertaining and educational  films, a computer class are given (all modern PCs have an exit in the Internet). There is also a multifunctional fitness room and a library.

Term dates and fees

Arrivals in Harrow House International College are held from January 1 to February 18, from June 3 to September 9, from March 11 to May 6 (every week). The cost of studying depends on the age of the student and the chosen program.

The cost of the program does not include and will be paid additionally:

  • Roundtrips
  • Round trip
  • Personal pocket expenses
  • Medical insurance
  • Consular fee
  • Visa fees and services.

Extra fees:

  • Registration fee (for a programme/course) 80 GBP
  • Transfer (one way) 30 GBP
  • Course change Fee 20 GBP
  • Cancellation guarantee 80 GBP
  • Express mail 45 GBP
  • Pocket money 20 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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- 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)
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- 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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