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Oxford Royale Academy Jowett Walk Balliol College Summer School

Address: Oxford OX1 3BJ, United Kingdom
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Description Oxford Royale Academy Jowett Walk Balliol College Summer School

  • Founded: in 1995
  • Location: Oxford, England
  • Age of students: 13 to 15 years
  • Type of training: joint (mixed)
  • Accommodation type: residence (half board)
  • English language.

The Oxford Royale Academy (ORA) is the organizer of the educational program for children aged 13-15 at Balliol College. For several years the structure has been conducting language courses for children, schoolchildren and teenagers. Oxford Royale Academy is distinguished by a great team of teachers, energetic curators of programs, invited speakers, representing different fields of activity and much more.

This training program for teenagers is organized on the Jowett Walk campus, owned by the College of Balliol. The university is located in one of the most student cities in the UK - Oxford - so the students will have the opportunity to visit there, where many famous people were educated.

Programs and tuition/boarding fees, prices in Oxford Royale Academy Jowett Walk Balliol College Summer School

Program name
Date
Age
Cost
05.06.2020 -29.08.2020
16-18
from 4 795 £ / 2 weeks

Oxford Summer English

  • Age: 13-15 years
  • Dates: July 1-14, July 15-28, July 29-August 11 (2 weeks), July 1-28, July 15 - August 11 (4 weeks)
  • Price: from 4495 £ / 2 weeks, from 8695 £ / 4 weeks
  • Duration of the program: from 2 to 4 weeks.

Within the framework of the course, students are offered intensive English study (15 hours a week) combined with educational seminars (6 hours a week), which can be devoted to a wide variety of topics: fashion shows, debates and discussions, theatrical productions and so on.

In the English classes, students will learn the main sections of the language - reading, writing, speaking and listening. For the best work with teenagers, teachers use an interactive format, which helps develop the interest of students in learning a foreign language.

05.07.2020 -01.08.2020
16-18
from 4 795 £ / 2 weeks

The program "Basics of Entrepreneurship"

  • Age: 13-15 years
  • Dates: July 1-14, July 15-28, July 29 - August 11
  • Price: from 4495 £ / 2 weeks
  • Duration of the program: 2 weeks.

This is one of the ORA programs that will enable young students to decide on their future direction of development, having become acquainted with one of the most popular spheres of activity - entrepreneurship. In this course, in addition to learning the language, foreign students will get acquainted with the basics of business, management and economics. Students will analyze the stages on which the business is built, and also learn how to interact with such a concept as the "global financial market".

05.07.2020 -15.08.2020
16-18
from 5 195 £ / 2 weeks

Summer English courses + Film Academy

  • Age of students: 13-15 years
  • Dates: 1-28 July
  • Cost: 4795 £ / 2 weeks.

Summer themed course for lovers of cinema! Within two weeks schoolchildren of 13-15 years will learn all the basics and foundations of filmmaking, photography, screenplay, use the most modern programs and tools, and in the end create their own short film by a small creative group.

During the HD Digital Video Production course students will:

  • search for an idea for a movie and write a script
  • make storyboard and plan shooting
  • edit footage with the latest technology and professional tools (Final Cut Pro, a Mac technique)
  • seek the right location - full-scale shooting, landscapes and landscapes
  • Work with professional video, sound equipment and scenario lighting
  • replenish and edit your personal portfolio and much more.

For the students of the program interesting and fascinating excursions of general and thematic character (London tour, Blenheim Palace, visit to the cinema premiere and major famous cinemas) are planned. Also creative meetings, lectures and master classes with recognized professionals of the cinema world, premiere screenings of films are organized. Studying in Oxford, where such hits as "Harry Potter", "Golden Compass", "People X" were shot, students will be inspired to new discoveries every day!

In every morning, theoretical class, up to 12 people are engaged, after-dinner creative groups include up to 6 students. The intensity of the classes is 20 hours a week + at least 2 thematic excursions, as well as master classes and lectures from invited specialists. At the end of the course the students will receive a solemn ceremony of awarding, handing out personal certificates indicating personal achievements and successes, as well as watching the films they shot.

05.07.2020 -15.08.2020
16-18
from 4 795 £ / 2 weeks

Summer Engineering Courses (Introduction to Engineering)

  • Age of students: 13-15 years
  • Dates: July 29 - August 11
  • Cost: 4495 £ / 2 weeks.

The introductory summer course "Introduction to engineering sciences" will help students to better understand the basics of the profession and the characteristics of qualifications, the different directions and their key aspects, choose their own career and study path, significantly deepen their knowledge and improve their skills. Working in a team on projects, students will also develop leadership skills and ability to work in a group, master the skills of successful presentations, improve oratory qualities. The program of the course includes the following topics and directions:

  • civil engineering
  • building engineering
  • mechanical engineering
  • elementary theories - physics, mathematics
  • production concepts: environmental protection and sustainable production
  • Safety in mechanics and structural engineering
  • electromechanics, electrical engineering and circuit theory
  • "Logic, mathematics, informatics" - effective interaction of sciences
  • biomedical engineering
  • chemical engineering
  • design skills
  • the analysis of modern problems of engineering and engineering, and the search for ways to solve them.

In each class, up to 15 people are engaged, the intensity of the classes is from 20 hours weekly (and up to 40!) + At least 2 thematic excursions, as well as master classes and lectures from invited specialists. At the end of the course the students will receive a solemn ceremony of rewarding, handing out personal certificates indicating personal achievements and successes.

05.07.2020 -01.08.2020
16-18
from 4 795 £ / 2 weeks

Broadening horizons

  • Age: 16-18 years old
  • Dates: July 5-18, July 19-August 1
  • Duration: 2 weeks.

This is one of the most popular summer school curriculum - it is a flexible course where students can formulate their educational program. It is formed as follows: students are offered a list of more than 30 educational disciplines, divided into two blocks - morning classes and afternoon seminars. Thus, students will be able to study up to three different areas - both new and those that they already know, but where they want to deepen their knowledge.

Lessons in the morning have a more classical structure and take place in groups of up to 16 people (list A or B). The afternoon seminars are built in an interactive format: in addition to in-depth academic knowledge in subjects, they include master classes in leadership and improving personal skills.

The list of disciplines for classes in the morning (list A and B):

  • Archeology and anthropology
  • Astronomy
  • biotechnology
  • Blockchain Basics
  • Business finance
  • Chemistry
  • Classic civilization
  • Climate and sustainability
  • Modern history
  • Creative writing
  • Criminology
  • Cryptocurrencies
  • Economy
  • English literature
  • Experimental psychology
  • Forensics
  • Genetics
  • Humanitarian sciences
  • Journalism
  • Management research
  • Marketing
  • Mathematics
  • Medical biology
  • Neurology
  • Philosophy
  • Physics
  • Political Science and IR.

Workshops after lunch:

  • Academic Writing Skills
  • Acting and performance skills
  • Business challenge
  • Global Workshop Series
  • Graphic design
  • Leadership and Team Building
  • Oxford Art and Architecture
  • Personnel Management
  • Project management
  • Public speaking and debate
  • The challenge of sustainable development.

Accommodation and food

There are students during their studies in single rooms of the university residence. The rooms have everything you need for a single guest - a bed, a wardrobe, a table, etc .; common bathroom on the floor, designed for several rooms with students of the same sex: young people and girls live on different floors of the hostel. The residence is also permanently on duty for one of the staff of the college, so if students need something, they can ask for help at any time of the day or night.

Meals during the program for language learning will be organized on a half-board basis - the children will be able to receive breakfast and dinner on the school grounds. The staff of the University makes a balanced menu for students, always including a choice of several dishes, as well as a large number of vegetables and fruits.

Events Oxford Royale Academy Jowett Walk Balliol College Summer School

In addition to academic studies on the campus of Jowett Walk, there is everything you need to practice different kinds of sports and creativity in your spare time:

  • tennis
  • golf
  • football
  • squash
  • basketball
  • volleyball.
  • theater
  • arts and crafts
  • Painting
  • painting
  • dances and others.

The curriculum of the language camp also includes various recreational activities. So, on weekends students will go on excursions, visit, attend lectures of invited speakers, and also take an active part in sports. For a standard 2-week course, students will take three trips on excursions, where they can see the most interesting places in Britain - capital London, colorful British castles and modern shopping and entertainment centers. And in the evenings of the students there will be a cultural program: quizzes, talent shows, parties and so on.

Equipment Oxford Royale Academy Jowett Walk Balliol College Summer School

The Jowett Walk campus is a modern educational building, the territory of which is located in one of the most cozy and tranquil areas of Oxford, a student's city center is a few minutes away. The campus itself is well equipped: there are playing fields for team sports, tennis courts, squash courts and cricket games. Also on the territory are several studios for creative activities, including their own theater, where young talents can reveal and consolidate their abilities.

In addition, all the main premises of the campus - the academic building, residence, dining room and others - are under round-the-clock surveillance of the college guard. On the territory is always on duty one of the staff of the university, as well as a medical unit, where you can apply if necessary.

Term dates and fees

The Oxford Royale Academy Summer English Language Program is held at Balliol College from July 1 to August 11. The minimum duration of the training course is 2 weeks.

Cost of the programs:

  • Oxford Summer English - from 4495 £ / 2 weeks, from 8695 £ / 4 weeks
  • The program "Fundamentals of Entrepreneurship" - from 4495 £ / 2 weeks.

The indicated price includes:

  • Training according to the program (21 hours per week)
  • Living on the territory of the college
  • Half board meal
  • Educational materials
  • The whole extracurricular program
  • Laundry
  • Field excursions
  • Transfer (only according to the schedule).

Additional paid:

  • Registration fee
  • Air tickets in both directions
  • Transfer to the campus of the school (outside the timetable)
  • Visa service and consular fee
  • Medical insurance
  • Pocket costs.

Extra fees:

  • Transfer (one way)
  • Study materials
  • Visa fees
  • Flight tickets
  • Medical insurance

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

To become a student of a language summer camp organized on the basis of the College of Balliol, foreign students and adolescents from 13 to 15 years old who have the level of English Intermediate or Upper-Intermediate can.

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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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