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Newbattle Abby Summer Camp

Address: Newbattle Rd, Newbattle, Dalkeith EH22 3LL, United Kingdom
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Description Newbattle Abby Summer Camp

  • Established: 1937
  • Location: Edinburgh, Scotland
  • Language of instruction: English
  • Type of education: college, summer camp.

Newbattle Abbey College is one of Scotland's smallest colleges, offering study programs for students and language courses for the holidays and short-term programs for the weekend, as well as adults who decide to return to school. The college has the ability to provide full board, various types of boarding and daytime programs. Newbattle Abbey creates a supportive environment, provides a convenient place to study, offers adults of all ages the opportunity to enjoy high-quality instruction in a historic place. Most students of academic programs over 18 years old are adults who return to education.

The college is located on 125 acres of beautiful parks and ancient forests near Edinburgh. The historic 16th-century building and tranquil location make Newbattle a unique place to study and plan for the future.

Programs, courses and tuition/boarding fees, prices in Newbattle Abby Summer Camp

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Explore English - 1095 £ / week

  • Duration: 1-7 weeks
  • Intensity of classes: 15 hours / week.
  • Additional classes: 8 hours (45 minutes each)
  • Extracurricular activities, trips: 1 time per week. full day, 4 times half a day.

A program with learning English for adolescents 12-17 years old with a level of English proficiency from primary and higher. The course allows you to master the language for everyday communication, expand the vocabulary, get to know Edinburgh, nearby Scottish towns and villages. Students practice the language in the morning in the classroom, during activities in the camp (dancing, music, sports) and excursions 4 times a week and 1 full day on weekends.

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from 1 150 £ / week

Explore English Junior - 1150 £ / week.

  • Duration: 1-7 weeks
  • Intensity of classes: 15 hours / week.
  • Additional classes: 8 hours (45 minutes each)
  • Extracurricular activities (trips): 1 time per week. - full day, 4 times - half a day.

The course is aimed at children from 8 to 11 years old. Starting level of English - any. The schedule includes 15 hours of language classes per week, 1 full day of excursions and 4 half-day explorations of Edinburgh and its environs. Language classes are focused on the development of spoken English, the expansion of the vocabulary. Additional activities include 8 classes lasting 45 minutes: sports, music, dancing, DIY crafts.

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Explore scotland

Pupils will visit Glasgow, St Andrews University, Loch Ness Lake.

  • A trip to Loch Ness includes a guided river trip, lunch on the beach, a walk on the lake and a trip to Glasgow.
  • Glasgow combines a variety of spaces with objects of modern art, ancient museums. In addition, the center of Glasgow is a unique place for shopping, the best outside of London in this region.
  • St Andrews is a seaside town with panoramic views of the North Sea. The famous university is located here, where Prince William and Kate Middleton met.
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Learn English with Harry Potter

Students will master English in interiors as close as possible to the world created by J.K. Rowling: an ancient castle, library and crypt. In the morning, students will learn English during traditional classes, after lunch they will have an excursion to the places where the novel was created, including a visit to a cafe in Edinburgh, where JK Rowling created several episodes of Harry Potter. In the evening, students are waiting for activity on the campus: a quiz based on the novel, treasure hunting, competitions for the School Cup.

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Learn English and Scottish History

The program combines the study of English and topics related to the history of Scotland: local clans, various patterns of kilts and other symbols that illustrate the country's past. After completing lessons in the morning, participants in the course visit Royal Mile, Stirling Castle, Edinburgh Dungeons. In the evening, themed events are held on campus: Irish dancing, treasure hunts, quizzes.

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from 300 £ / 3 days

Beekeeping for beginners (Beekeeping for beginners) - 300 £ / 3 days

A two-day practical course of beekeeping for adults in natural conditions at a real apiary in June. You will spend a rich weekend at the estate, learn a lot about beekeeping, yourself will work with beehives and honeycombs. This is a full weekend with practical sessions on breeding and keeping bees.


  • Beekeeping Basics
  • Development and maintenance of the modern hive
  • Bee anatomy
  • Necessary equipment
  • Basics of keeping bees in a natural and controlled swarm
  • Diseases and pests.

The cost of the program includes tuition, accommodation, meals, training materials and the provision of protective clothing.

Accommodation, housing and food

  • Newbattle Edinburgh offers accommodation in a student residence located in the main building. The school prepares a variety of hot and cold dishes in its own kitchen. Those who wish can use the shared kitchen, prepare their own meals or drinks. The catering team takes into account any dietary needs - food intolerance, allergies, vegan diet.
  • On each floor of the residence there are shared toilets, baths, showers and laundry. Students with special hygiene needs can request a room with a private bathroom, subject to medical conditions.


  • The educational institution offers a developed system of academic and moral support for students: each student has a personal mentor, teachers of individual disciplines meet with students individually and in study groups weekly for a year. They support students in making decisions about further enrollment, help prepare UCAS forms and applications for further eduaction or employment.
  • Group work and individual lessons allow you to acquire skills, discuss progress with teachers, form groups for joint work on projects. Students note that this method of teaching in small groups allows you to prepare for study at the university, suitable for working on tasks in politics, sociology, history.
  • The school offers forest skills courses for students of all ages, it allows you to get all the benefits of learning outdoors.

Equipment Newbattle Abby Summer Camp

  • The main college building is open until midnight - there are televisions, a pool table and table tennis. Students often use the crypt (!), Which was part of the old abbey, for social events (such as Halloween parties).
  • Students get access to Wi-Fi, support for the care team, constant supervision.
  • Two fully equipped computer rooms are open seven days a week. The virtual learning environment (VLE) allows students to access learning resources 24 hours a day in college and beyond, classrooms are fully equipped with modern ICTs, including smartboards.
  • The beautiful old library is a quiet and convenient place to study, where students can access study materials in a separate room.

Term dates, timetable and extra fees

Summer language courses start at the end of June, new groups start every week until the end of the first ten days of August.

Additional expenses:

  • Deposit for Beekeeping for beginners course - £ 100
  • Transfer from / to the airport - from 150 £.

Extra fees:

  • Transfer (one way) 150 GBP
  • Deposit for a course/programme 100 GBP

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

Students apply for admission online 9-12 months before the start of the school year and fill out an online form on the school’s website.

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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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