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Gatton Park Junior English Course

Embassy Summer at Royal Alexandra and Albert School

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Gatton Park is a country estate of 450 acres of beautiful parkland in the county of Surrey.
Our centre is located at the Royal Alexandra and Albert School in a charming, rural setting about an hour’s drive from central London. All students have access to excellent facilities at the centre such as a sports hall, an indoor swimming pool and a tennis court.

Key Facts:

Price: £795 per week (price includes tuition, trips, activities, accommodation and full board)

Location: Royal Alexandra and Albert School

Dates: 10 July - 7 August

Ages: 8 - 17

Accommodation: multi-bedded rooms

Sample Excursions: London, Oxford and Brighton

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Room Type Multi bedded dormitory-style rooms ranging from 2 - 6 students per room. / Twin rooms with en-suite

Bathroom Ratio 1:5 students / 1:2 students

Room set up 1 large bathroom with several showers and toilets in each boarding house / Located in a separate annex

What's in a room Single, bunk or cabin bed, wardrobe, desk, chair, lamp

Common room Yes, large comfortable room in all boarding houses with social spaces, TV's, table tennis etc

Cleaning Rooms weekly, common rooms and bathrooms daily

Linen cleaning Changed weekly

Towels Students bring their own towels

Laundry Available in each boarding house, free of charge

Meals Served in on-site canteen, packed lunch at weekends

Wi-Fi Yes

Distance to classes On campus

On-site activities are scheduled on weekdays in between lessons with some half-day trips and two full-day excursions every 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.

Activities
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, a talent show, and team games.

Half-Day Trips
Our students get to explore exciting places such as Kew Gardens, Hampton Court Palace and Rochester Cathedral, as well as local visits to Redhill.  

Full-Day Excursions
London: Visit this exciting capital city and explore the best it has to offer, such as a walking tour of Westminster, visit the National Gallery, British Museum, the Science Museum, the Natural History Museum and Oxford Street shopping. 

Brighton: A vibrant and historic seaside city, Brighton students will take a walking tour of the city and visit the Sea Life Centre.

Oxford: Students take a walking tour of this iconic university city and get to visit one of its famous colleges.

Windsor: Students get to explore the charming, historic market town of Windsor and visit Windsor Castle, home to the Queen of England.

The classroom is at the heart of your Gatton Park 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.

Classrooms: Modern classrooms with interactive whiteboards.

Sports Facilities: Tennis course, sports hall, swimming pool, basketball court, performing arts centre and extensive grounds for activities.

Meals: Meals are provided in a large self-service dining hall.

Common Room: Each boarding house has a common room with TV, DVD player and an array of games such as table tennis and pool.

Wi-Fi: Wi-Fi is available across the campus and a computer suite is available for students in the evenings.

 

 

 

Travel times to nearest airports

(LGW) London Gatwick Airport 30 mins
(LHR) London Heathrow Airport 50 mins
(STN) Stansted Airport 1 hr 30 mins
(LTN) Luton Airport 1 hr 30 mins

 

Travel times to nearest train station

St Pancras International (Eurostar) 1 hr 30 mins

Embassy Gatton Park Sample Timetable

  SUNDAY MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY SATURDAY
Morning

 

Arrivals/on-site activities

Testing & Induction or Lessons English Lessons Full-day trip to London with Westminster walking tour & visit to the National Gallery English Lessons English Lessons Full-day excursion: Oxford with walking tour and College entrance
Afternoon Redhill Town Orientation Walk English Lessons Half-day trip to Kew Gardens Mini Olympics
Evening

 

Welcome games and quiz

 

Eurovision Karaoke

Photo Scavenger Hunt

 

Kahoot Quiz

Lip Dub

 

Summer Disco Party

 

Film night

Swimming Dodgeball & Basketball

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