Embassy Summer UK Spring Programme at Gatton Park
Our UK 2022 spring programme is held at the magnificent Royal Alexandra and Albert School in the grounds of Gatton Park, a country estate of 450 acres of parkland in the county of Surrey.
Royal Alexandra and Albert School is a charming, countryside 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.
Price: £540 per week (price includes tuition, trips, activities, accommodation and full board)
Location: Royal Alexandra and Albert School
2022 Dates: 3 April - 17 April
Ages: 10 - 17
Accommodation: multi-bedded rooms
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
Distance to classes On campus
* A damage deposit of £30 is required upon arrival
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.
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.
Our students get to explore exciting places such as Kew Gardens, Hampton Court Palace and Rochester Cathedral, as well as local visits to Redhill.
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|
Spring Programme Sample Programme
|Morning||Arrivals on-site Activities||Full Day Trip to Greenwich with Walking Tour, Maritime Museum Visit and Shopping||Testing & Induction||Full day trip to London with Westminster Walking Tour & National Gallery||English Lessons||English Lessons||English Lessons|
|Afternoon||Redhill Town Orientation Walk||English Lessons||Late Stay London Trip with South Bank Thames Walk, Camden Market & Primrose Hill||School Assembly|
|Evening||Welcome Games and Quiz||Swimming Gala||Photo Scavenger Hunt||Kahoot Quiz||Augmented Reality Treasure Hunt|