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Cambridge Junior English Course

Abbey College Residence & Homestay


Cambridge is world-famous for its historic colleges, beautiful architecture and its iconic images of students cycling bicycles and punting on the River Cam. Our centre is located at EC Cambridge or a local Cambridge college We offer residential accommodation at Abbey College in central Cambridge and in local homes. 

Key Facts:


Abbey College, Tripos Court (Single en-suite): £910

Homestay: £775 per week (price includes tuition, trips, activities, accommodation and full board)

Location: Abbey College, Cambridge

Dates: 3 July - 14 August


Residence programme: 11–19 (18 and 19-year-olds accepted as part of a group with a leader)

Homestay programme: 13–17

Accommodation: Single en suite room (private bathroom)

Sample Excursions: London, Oxford and Warwick Castle

Day programme: 4 July - 12 August. Always starting on a Monday including tuition, activities and lunch. No accommodation included. Contact us for more information


Room Type Single Twin/Triple
What's in a Room Bed, chest of drawers, wardrobe, desk, lamp Bed, wardrobe, desk, lamp
Bathroom Ratio Ensuite Shared
Common room Yes Yes, shared with family
Cleaning Bedrooms weekly, common areas daily Weekly
Linen cleaning Changed weekly Changed weekly
Towels Students should bring their own towels Provided
Laundry Available for a small fee Available for a small fee
Meals Meals served in the school dining room at Abbey College with packed lunches provided at weekends and on full day trips. Breakfast and dinner are provided by the host family. Lunch is provided at school with packed lunches at weekends and on full day trips.
Wi-Fi Yes Yes
Distance to classes 10 min by bus Up to 50 mins

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

Warwick Castle: Explore this spectacular medieval royal castle once owned by Queen Elizabeth I.

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

Ely Cathedral: This city features a beautiful Anglican cathedral and also includes a visit to Cambridge Botanical Gardens

Additional Cambridge excursions: On full-day excursions students get to spend the day punting on River Cam, visit the Duxford IWM museum, visit Kings’s College and Granchester Meadows.




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.

✓ Engaging classrooms with a positive learning atmosphere.

✓ 15 hours (20 x 45 minutes) of English lessons per week, morning or afternoon.

✓ Taught by qualified English teachers.

✓ Student ratios of 17 students per class.

✓ Placement testing lesson on day 1 to ensure students are classed appropriately to their level.

✓ We teach all levels, from beginner to advanced.

✓ All courses include learning resources, materials appropriate to students' age and level, and an end-of-course certificate.

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

 Embassy Cambridge Sample Timetable

Morning Arrivals/on-site Activities or optional trip to Norwich Walking tour of Cambridge Quidditch & Basketball Punting on the River Cam Full Day Trip to London with Westminster Walking Tour & Covent Garden Shopping English Lessons Full day trip to Oxford, walking tour and a College visit
Afternoon Testing & Induction or Lessons English Lessons English Lessons English Lessons
Evening Welcome Games and Team Building Welcome Party Kahoot Quiz Night Olympic Sports Night Karaoke & Disco Egg Drop Challenge Film Night

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