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Kings College London Summer School

Address: Strand, London WC2R 2LS, United Kingdom
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Description Kings College London Summer School

  • Founded: in 1957
  • Location: London, United Kingdom
  • Students age: 12-17 years old
  • Programs: General English course
  • Type of studying: mixed
  • Accommodation type: residence (boarding house)
  • Language: English.

King's College is one of the most prestigious educational institutions in Britain. In summer, King's College London hosts a summer language school for children and teenagers aged 12-17, which harmoniously combines productive study and fun.

College Kings London itself has many regalia and achievements, one of which is the status of the third oldest institution in Britain after Oxford and Cambridge! It has also been a member of the TOP-30 educational institutions of the world for many years, so his name is widely known. As the name suggests, Kings College is in the heart of the United Kingdom - in central London.

King's College London also is part of the British Association of Universities Russell Group, and it is quite deserved - the college is famous for its scientific and research activities. The university consists of 9 faculties, where students study more than 200 programs of the first higher education and more than 230 master's courses. In general, every year about 24 thousand students study here, every third of whom is a graduate student or a master. At the same time, Kings College has a fairly strict competitive selection, which only the best entrants pass.

Programs, courses and tuition/boarding fees, prices in Kings College London Summer School

Program name
30.06.2020 -14.07.2020 14.07.2020 -28.07.2020
from 1 600 £ / week

General English Course (15 hours a week)

  • Dates: 2.07 - 6.08
  • Age of students: 12-17 years old
  • Duration of the program: 2, 3, 4 weeks.

The course of the summer school of English will help the children to fill the possible gaps in knowledge, because here they are waited many hours of language practice in different interactive formats - these are ordinary lessons in the classroom, outdoor lessons on the school grounds, as well as trips to the city, sightseeing tours and etc.

Each week the guys will improve their English for 15 hours (about three hours a day) in academic studies, and then during informal communication with classmates and friends. Teachers will work out with the children grammar, writing, reading and purity of pronunciation. A special emphasis on the summer course is given to the development of fluency in speech - for this the teachers communicate with each student a lot. Also, a complete immersion in the language environment helps to overcome the language barrier.

After completing the course, students receive a certificate of participation, and they also have accumulated knowledge and improved self-development skills.

Accommodation, housing and food

During the summer English course, the students of the school live in a residence on the college territory. This is a comfortable hostel, located on the school  campus. In rooms with a capacity of up to 4 people there are all necessary amenities:

  • Table
  • Chair
  • Bed
  • Wardrobe
  • Shelves for personal belongings
  • Separate bathroom.

Also in the building there is access to free wireless internet.

By rooms, the guys are accommodated, given the gender (girls and boys separately) and age. Usually in one room people try to place peers from different countries to provide students with a permanent language studying. In the building with the children there are also educators who watch their pupils around the clock and follow the rules, if necessary, they can help the children.

Also in the summer language school, King's College London pupils are provided with meals on a full board basis (three times a day). The diet for the summer menu is formed based on the needs of the growing body and the possible preferences of adolescents. In the dining room of the college  a vegetarian menu also prepares. In addition, students have the opportunity to eat in cafes and fast food establishments located near the campus of the college.

Events Kings College London Summer School

Quite a lot of time in the daily routine during the summer school is given to sports activities. On the college territory there are conditions for practicing the following types of physical activity:

  • Basketball
  • Baseball
  • Football
  • Volleyball
  • Badminton
  • Billiards
  • Tennis
  • Golf
  • Cricket.

All these classes are held under the strict guidance of professional athletes who carefully monitor the workload of students and monitor the progress of the game. Therefore, here the students have the opportunity to improve not only the skills of the game, but also to improve the technique.

In the evening, the guys have time to participate in creative activities such as music, dance, theater, various crafts. To demonstrate the success of the students, the management of the summer school also holds competitive events - a dance evening, a song contest, a fashion show and so on.

In addition, during the school week, the children have the opportunity to get to know London better on various excursions - students must visit the Tower, Big Ben, and other key places of this beautiful city. On field trips the pupils of the school can also practice their communicative skills, communicating with their peers or even with local residents.

Equipment Kings College London Summer School

King's College is located in central London, 20 minutes from the heart of the city. Here, the university has four campuses, which are located in one block and have access to a beautiful view of the River Thames. Thanks to the successful location of the campuses, the students of the summer school will be able to enjoy a lot of city entertainment ranging from shops and cafes to visiting various attractions.

The campus of the college has good equipment and convenient infrastructure - on the territory in walking distance there are educational buildings with spacious light classrooms, a computer room, a library. There is a rest room with comfortable seating and TV. Also on campus, the students of the school always have access to wireless Internet. For sports, there are all necessary outdoor areas in the college, and there is also a closed sports complex.

Term dates, timetable and extra fees

Kings Summer Language School London College runs from July 2 to August 6 at the university. During this period, students can choose an English course lasting 2, 3 or 4 weeks.

Additional costs:

  • Airline tickets and roundtrip transfers
  • Health insurance
  • Processing of the visa
  • Delivery of documents
  • Pocket expenses for food and travel around the city.

Extra fees:

  • Transfer (return)
  • Study materials
  • Visa fees
  • Flight tickets
  • Medical insurance
  • Pocket money

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

There are no special requirements for potential students at the summer camp of Kings College London: a child can even become a pupil with an initial level of English (Beginner). On the day of arrival, all students undergo an introductory testing, according to the results of which all students are distributed depending on the language, so the guys will be in a group with those with whom they have a similar level.

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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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