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Kingswood Junior English Course

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Our centre is located on the Kingswood Hall campus of Royal Holloway University of London, surrounded by beautiful countryside and close to Royal Windsor.
There is a lot of outdoor space to explore around the campus and plenty of social space indoors. Located close to central London and Heathrow Airport, with the famous Thorpe Park theme park just fifteen minutes away.

Key Facts

Price: 
Single en-suite rooms: £900
Standard single rooms: £860


Price includes tuition, trips, activities, accommodation and full board

Location: Kingswood Hall, Royal Holloway University

Dates: 25 June – 7 August

Ages:10 – 18 (18 year olds accepted as part of a group with a leader)

Accommodation: Single en-suite / Single standard (shared bathroom)

Sample Excursions: London, Oxford, Cambridge and Brighton

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


Room Type Single room with en-suite / standard single rooms

Bathroom Ratio 1:1 students

Room set up All rooms are in the same residence with a shared kitchen

What's in a room Single bed, wardrobe, desk, chair. Standard rooms include a washbasin

Common room Yes

Cleaning Rooms weekly, common rooms and bathrooms daily

Linen cleaning Changed weekly

Towels Students bring their own towels

Laundry Available on campus for a small fee

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

Wi-Fi Yes

Distance to classes On campus

On-site activities scheduled every weekday in between lessons with some half-day trips and two full-day excursions weekly. 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 culture club.

Evening: Activities such as karaoke, a talent show, and film nigh.

Half-Day Trips
Our students get to explore exciting places such as Windsor Castle and Henley Upon Thames with River Cruise. 

Full-Day Excursions

Students go on two full-day excursions every week. On Tuesdays or Wednesdays they will visit London and explore some of the following:

  • The Science Museum
  • The Natural History Museum
  • The National Gallery
  • Westminster Walking Tour
  • The British Museum
  • Oxford Street shopping
  • Hyde Park
 
On Saturdays students will visit some of the following:
 
  • Oxford: explore this iconic university city and visit one of its famous Colleges.
  • Brighton: enjoy this popular seaside town and visit the Sea Life Centre and the Palace Pier.
  • Cambridge: visit this charming university city with walking tour and visit to one of its famous colleges.

 

 

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

  • 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
  • Standard classrooms
  • Curriculum with emphasis on communication skills
  • Materials included as well as an end of course report and certificate

Meals: All meals are served in a large on-site canteen.

Kingswood is a nut free centre and no foods/snacks with nuts are allowed, very safe for students with allergies.

Breakfast

Breakfast consists of 3 days with English Breakfast and 4 days with Continental Breakfast per week.

Lunch

Lunch includes a choice of 3 hot meals (one vegetarian) with salad bar, fruit, dessert and bread roll.

Packed lunches (on weekends): sandwich, water, crisps, fruit and cake.

Evening Meal

Dinner includes a choice of 3 hot meals (one vegetarian) with salad bar, fruit, dessert and bread roll.

Snacks

Vending machines offer drinks and snacks

Classrooms: Standard classrooms.

Sports Facilities: Squash courts & large field space.

Common Room: Large activity room with TV and games for student use.

Wi-Fi: Wi-Fi is available throughout the campus and in bedrooms.

 

 

 

 

Travel times to nearest airports

(LGW) London Gatwick Airport 45 mins
(LHR) London Heathrow Airport 15 mins
(STN) Stansted Airport 1 hr 15 mins
(LTN) Luton Airport 45 mins
(LCY) London City 1 hr 15 mins

 

Travel times to nearest train station

St Pancras International (Eurostar) 1 hr

 Sample Timetable

Extra

Each 14 night stay will include 2 half-day trips exciting places/cities such as Windsor Castle and Henley Upon Thames or Marlow, and 4 full-day excursions to other major cities such as London, Oxford and Brighton. Transport for trips may be by private coach or public transport.

This programme is for illustrative purposes and activities and trips shown may change.


                 Sunday         Monday           Tuesday  Wednesday    Thursday   Friday  Saturday
               
Morning Arrivals

On-site activities

Optional full-day visit to Portsmouth Historic Dockyards
Testing/Induction

Lessons
Lessons Full day excursion to London, with Westminster walking tour and visit to the national gallery Lessons Lessons Full-day excursion to Oxford with walking tour and Oxford college visit
Afternoon Half-day walk to Egham town Half-day visit to Reading and Reading Musseum Mini-olympics
Evening Welcome games Photo scavenger hunt Culture club Disco or karaoke Make your own movie Big game bingo Film night

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