Bradfield College in Berkshire will be an excellent choice for teens who want to improve their English on vacation and acquire new sports skills. The educational institution is open to amateur tennis players, junior athletes. The college has a special atmosphere. Here, young athletes will not only be able to improve their skills, but also gain self-confidence, discover potential, and find many friends from different countries.
One-and two-week programs are offered to students. The courses at Bradfield College are designed for 2 weeks. At the National Tennis Center in London (The National Tennis Center, London) you can attend both one and two weeks of the course.
Short information . Vacation program for those who want to learn how to play tennis, improve their skills, improve their professional level while learning English.
About the course . The program refers to courses of medium intensity. The academic load is 12.5 hours per week. Sports - 20 hours a week.
Intensive tennis classes provide 2 training sessions, each of which lasts 2 hours. English camp students are engaged 2,5 hours a day. Language practice continues after the lessons. You can develop and improve your skills during training, thematic classes and extra-curricular activities.
Tennis training is held on open and closed courts. Groups of 8 people are formed taking into account the age of students, the level of their professional training. Each training within the program is dedicated to the development of specific methods of the game. Weekly in the school tournaments are held. Students demonstrate their skills during the week. The level of achievements of athletes is controlled by experienced instructors.
Students are provided with the necessary equipment. Everyone gets a set of Nike: t-shirts, shorts or skirts (2 each), socks (2 pairs), waterproof windbreaker, tracksuit, backpack.
The age of the students : 10 - 17 years.
Start dates : June 29 - August 9, 2015 (from 1 week). The first three dates in the list below are Bradfield College, the rest are the National Tennis Center in London.
Admission requirements : English - from A1.
The result of training : improvement of spoken English; The acquisition of sports skills necessary for playing tennis, the development of strength, dexterity, the improvement of physical fitness.
The class size : 8 people.
The length of the lesson is : 45 minutes. ]
The cost of :
Students are accommodated in a residence in 1-2-bed rooms. Facilities can be in the room or on the floor. In general, there is a lounge, a lounge, a games room with table football and tennis.
Meals are full board.
The extracurricular program includes evening entertainment. Students can visit discos, watch themed movies. Also, they are offered sports tournaments. On weekends for students organized tours. Teens can visit the University of Oxford, a multifaceted London, Thorpe Park, Hampton Court and Wimbledon Stadium.
English classes are held during the day. Training on tennis and thematic sports activities - twice a day, in the morning and in the evening.
The college has a modern infrastructure. It has educational buildings, where there are academic activities, open and closed courts with professional coating, swimming pool, gym. The campus also has an entertainment infrastructure, a shop.
The camp is open from the end of June to August. One- and two-week courses are available.
Required documents, depending on the type of 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 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)
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- for Foundation and Pathway programs, IELTS and TOEFL certificates are usually required, respectively
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- 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.