Bucksmore King Edward's School in picturesque Whitley, 8 kilometers from the rich historic sites of Guildford, is a great place for students who prefer studying in a quiet environment away from the noisy big cities. The educational institution, founded in 1553, is known for its impeccable reputation. Foreign students will enjoy summer vacation programs, which allow to combine studying English abroad with exciting rest.
The school accepts students from 7 - 17 years old. Every year about 100 students from different countries study here. The multinational environment of students promotes the development of not only basic linguistic, but also communicative skills. At school, students can combine academic program with rest, entertaining, and sports. The school will be an excellent place for summer vacations, an ideal option for spending vacations in England for students.
The school employs highly qualified pedagogical staff. Here children are under 24-hour supervision, they always get necessary help and support. Comfortable and interesting studying, easy communication and effective learning of English are the principles of the school.
Quick Facts. The course with the intensity of classes up to 20 hours per week is calculated for 7 - 30 days. The program is aimed at those who wish to receive, actualize the basic language knowledge.
About the course. The program provides for the study of grammar, vocabulary of English. School teachers also pay attention to the development of students' speech. If necessary, they help to correct the pronunciation. As a result of training, Trinity Exam surrenders.
Students age: 10 - 13 years.
Start dates: 07.07 - 08.08.2017
Admission requirements: the level of English is from elementary.
The result of the training: development of language skills, understanding of English, free communication on it at everyday level. [ 999.25]
Class size: - 15 students max, although usually 10-12
Duration: 20 hours per week
The cost of - £ 1010 (all included in the quoted price):
Quick Overview. The program is specially designed for the target age group of students. The intensity of the classes is 15 English lessons per week.
About the course. The course combines teaching, gaming techniques. The program provides classical (academic) lessons and thematic (gaming orientation). Training in a relaxed atmosphere gives a high result. Children in the school are under the constant supervision of educators and teachers. The ratio of adults and students on the course is 1: 5.
Students age: 7 - 10 years.
Start dates: 11.07 - 25.07
Requirements for enrollment: level of English is from elementary.
Learning outcomes: development of basic language skills
Class size: - 15 students max, although Usually 10-12
Duration: 15 hours English. Per week
The cost of - £ 1160 (in the indicated price everything is included, namely):
A special summer scientific, academic program that will help students to better learn their favorite subjects and directions, acquire valuable knowledge and practical skills, prepare for more successful studies abroad. The program is new, in 2018 it is being introduced for the first time in the Bucksmore network.
STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) provides from 22 hours of classes weekly: 15 lessons in general English + 7-8 hours in the STEM program, intensive research in various areas of science. Classes are formed very small - up to 11 people in each - which gives teachers the opportunity to practice an individual, personal approach to each student.
The English course with a lot of dynamic, interactive classes integrates all the basic language competencies:
The special block Language for Life will be especially useful for foreign students: it aims at active communication and literacy, improving conversational and communicative skills, studying cultural and national aspects, useful life skills and development of personal qualities. At the end of each student's study, a brand name certificate with the successes and achievements, as well as a new level of English, measured according to the CEFR scale, which is perceived as an analogue of the famous Cambridge ESOL & IELTS, is waiting for each student.
A summer course with a bias in design, art and fine art is a real find for gifted and talented students. The course provides from 22 hours of classes weekly: 15 lessons of general English + 7-8 hours of master classes and artistic interactive. Classes are formed very small - up to 11 people in each - which gives teachers the opportunity to practice an individual, personal approach to each student.
The English language course fully develops all the basic language competencies:
The direction of art is represented by three flagship spheres: music, visual creativity and choreography. Classes in international classes will quickly help students improve speech and communication skills, make new friends, learn a lot about the culture and history of the UK, and improve their skills in their favorite form of creativity.
At the end of each student's study, a brand name certificate with the successes and achievements, as well as a new level of English, measured according to the CEFR scale, which is perceived as an analogue of the famous Cambridge ESOL & IELTS, is waiting for each student.
Students are accommodated in residences on the school grounds. Students live in rooms for 1-2 people (high school students) and 4 (younger schoolchildren). Facilities in the residence are located on the floor. In general, there is a lounge, games room.
Meals - full board. In a spacious school cafeteria, students eat breakfast, lunch, supper. During the excursion days, it is planned to provide road lunches.
Bucksmore King Edward's School provides students with an out-of-class picnic program, film screenings, theme parties, and other recreational activities. There are 4 excursions per week. 2 are designed for the whole day, two for half a day. Children can visit London (here you can explore the Tower, walk around the popular museums of the capital, ride a Ferris wheel, take a cruise on the Thames), Portsmouth, Oxford, Bath. Younger students also visit the amusement park Thorpe.
Lessons are conducted in the morning and afternoon. In the evening, students have extra-curricular activities. They can also organize their own rest on the campus.
The school provides spacious auditoriums with interactive and computer equipment, classes for circles, computer classes, a library. On the territory there is a modern sports complex, playgrounds, climbing wall, swimming pool, tennis courts. The campus has Wi-Fi.
At the stated price for Bucksmore Summer - £ 900 and for Bucky Kids - £ 1100 following points are included :
Paid points are:Tennis lessons 4 hours - 180 pounds
Required documents, depending on the type of institution:
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