Cambridge Junior English Course

Abbey College Residence & Homestay


Cambridge is world famous for its historic colleges and beautiful architecture. Our centre is located in the modern Abbey College a short walk from the city cente. Students stay in an ensuite residential accommodation next to Abbey College. The college is in a modern part of the prestigious city centre close to the University Botanic Gardens, Cambridge Central Railway station and an array of shops and leisure facilities.

Abbey College is a modern, cosmopolitan British secondary school with new buildings and recent refurbishments all around the spacious and secure site. Featuring nearby sports fields and adjoining leisure centre, the school has great facilities for our young learners.

The college is in a modern part of the prestigious city centre close to the University Botanic Gardens, Cambridge Central Railway station and an array of shops and leisure facilities.

Key Facts:


Single en-suite room: £1,090 (price includes tuition, trips, activities, accommodation and full board)

Day Programme: £600 per week

Always starting on a Monday including tuition, activities and lunch. No accommodation included. Contact us for more information

Location: Abbey College, Cambridge

Dates: 30 June - 11 August

Ages: 12 – 18  (18 year olds accepted as part of a group with a leader)

Accommodation: Single en suite room (private bathroom)

Sample Excursions: London, Oxford and Warwick Castle



  • Abbey College has residence in the next door Tripos Court. It is a secure purpose built student accommodation featuring modern, single en-suite rooms with social space and all rooms include a desk, wardrobe and chair with WiFi throughout.
  • Laundry service available in residence for £3. There is a washing machine and tumble dryer in each house and live in staff will schedule laundry sessions where the students are helped
  • Bedrooms cleaned weekly 

On-site activities are scheduled on weekdays in between lessons, with full-day excursions three times a week. All activities are designed to continue learning in a fun and enjoyable way, encouraging students to develop life skills and make new friends through sport, activities and socially interactive games.


Sports: with a choice of football, mini Olympics, rounders, table tennis, volleyball and basketball.

Daytime activities: drama and performance workshops, scavenger hunts and photo quiz.

Evening: Activities such as karaoke, talent show, and team games.

Full-Day Excursions

London: Visit London several times, seeing places such as: the British Museum, the Science Museum, the Natural History Museum, the National Gallery, Oxford street shopping and Hyde Park

Oxford: Students can get to know the other famous university city and visit one of its most famous colleges

Stratford Upon Avon: Visit this beautiful town, the birthplace of Shakespeare

Half-day Trips:

Our students only go on local visits to Cambridge to explore the charming city on a walking tour or a city quiz.

Students will get to punt on the River Cam, experience the wonderful King’s College and Chapel

Cambridge University Botanical Gardens is an extremely beautiful excursion included in this programme



The classroom is at the heart of your Cambridge Junior English Course. English Lessons are student-centred and encourage the development of relevant language skills.

  • Lessons are taught by friendly and professional English teachers
  • 20 x 45 minute lessons per week morning, or afternoon
  • Placement test on day 1 to ensure students in appropriate level
  • Maximum 17 students per class
  • Students will be placed in an international class with students of different nationalities
  • Curriculum with emphasis on communication skills
  • Many classrooms have interactive whiteboards
  • Materials included as well as an end of course report and certificate
  • Classrooms are located at Abbey College

Travel times to nearest airports

(LGW) London Gatwick Airport 2 hrs
(LHR) London Heathrow Airport 1 hr 45 mins
(STN) Stansted Airport 45 mins
(LTN) Luton Airport 1 hr


Travel times to nearest train station

St Pancras International (Eurostar) 1 hr 45 mins

Each 14 night stay will include 2 local visits by foot or local transport to Cambridge with activities and 6 full-day excursions to other sites such as London, Oxford and Warwick Castle.

Students also do full-day excursions in Cambridge to explore King’s College, try punting on River Cam, Duxford IWM and Granchester Meadows, among other places. Transport for trips may be by private coach or public transport.

This programme is for illustrative purposes only and is subject to amendments or alterations.

Cambridge Programme 2022 (Residential)


Week 1
  Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
Morning Arrivals

On-site activities

Optional trip to Norwich

Lessons Lessons Lessons Lessons Full-day excursion to London with Westminster walking tour and Covent Garden
Afternoon Walking tour of Cambridge Indoor sports

Arts & crafts - Cambridge theme
Half-day visit to King's College

X-Factor Karaoke
Mini-Olympics Cambridge Botanical Gardens
Evening Welcome games

On-site activities
Capture the flag Kahoot Quiz Night

Culture Club
Talent show Big Game Bingo

Photo Scavenger Hunt
Disco Film Night

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