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Oxford Junior English Course

Embassy Summer at Oxford Brookes University


Our centre is located on the Headington campus of Oxford Brookes University,
only a short walk from the city centre and with plenty of outdoor space.
Oxford is known for its universities, museums and architecture which students will get to explore during their stay. Students can also enjoy the great campus facilities such as a sports hall, a modern dining hall and several shops.

Key Facts
Oxford Brookes University

Single en-suite rooms: £910
Standard single rooms: £830

Dates: 26 June - 14 August

Ages: 13 - 19 (18–19-year-olds accepted as part of a group with a leader)

Accommodation: single en-suites and single standard rooms

Sample Excursions: Lonson, Stratford-upon-Avon and Warwick Castle

Day programme: 27 June - 12 August. Always starting on a Monday including tuition, activities and lunch. No accommodation included. Contact us for more information

Room Type Single en-suites and single standard rooms in flats of 5-6 in each

Bathroom Ratio 1:1 student / 1:5 students

Room set up Located across several residence buildings at the Headington Campus

What's in a room Single bed, wardrobe, desk, chair

Common room Yes

Cleaning Rooms weekly, common rooms and bathrooms every other day

Linen cleaning Changed weekly

Towels Students bring their own towels

Laundry Available in residence

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

Wi-Fi Yes

Distance to classes On campus

On-site activities are scheduled every weekday in between lessons, with some half-day trips and full-day excursion at the weekend. 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, a talent show, and team games.

Half-Day Trips
Students get to explore exciting places such as Bourton-on-the-water in the Cotswolds, Woodstock and Blenheim Gardens and a selection of Oxford Museums and Colleges. 

Full-Day Excursions
London: visit this exciting capital city and take a walking tour of central London and visit the National Gallery

Stratford-upon-Avon: Discover the beautiful home town of Shakespeare, steeped in history and culture.

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

The classroom is at the heart of your Oxford 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: Large multi-purpose sports hall.

Meals: All meals are served in a modern dining hall.

Common Room: Shared common area in each flat.

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



Travel times to nearest airports

(LGW) London Gatwick Airport 2 hrs
(LHR) London Heathrow Airport 1 hr
(STN) Stansted Airport 2 hrs 30 mins
(LTN) Luton Airport 1 hr 30 mins


Travel times to nearest train station

St Pancras International (Eurostar) 1 hr 30 mins

Embassy Summer Oxford Sample Timetable



Arrivals & on-site Activities

Testing & Induction or Lessons English Lessons English Lessons English Lessons English Lessons


Full day excursion: London with Westminster Walking Tour and National Gallery

Afternoon Oxford - Walking Tour Indoor Sports Half-day Trip: Oxford Museum or College Half-day Trip: Bourton on the Water Nature Walk
Arts & Crafts Indoor Sports
Evening Outdoor Games Themed Disco Balloon Battle Q&A with Staff Dance Workshop Trashion Show Film Night
Kahoot Quiz Outdoor sports Egg Drop Karaoke Outdoor Sports Casino Night


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