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University of Essex – Colchester – Ages 11-18

Located only 1 hour from London, the historic town of Colchester is famous as Britain’s oldest recorded town and former Roman capital. It is an exciting and modern town with a thriving cultural, arts and entertainment scene including music venues, theatres, a cinema and art galleries. It attracts over 4 million visitors each year.
It is popular for shopping, with a mixture of large department stores and smaller individual shops. There is also a huge range of restaurants, cafes and coffee houses.

This Summer School is based at Essex University which is located in 200 acres of beautiful parkland just outside the historic centre of Colchester . The campus is just one hour from London and Stansted Airport.
The campus as excellent sports facilities and offers a variety of catering options. The University is located two miles from the historic Colchester city centre and most of Colchester’s main tourist attractions, which include Colchester Castle and Zoo

2 weeks course

From 04 July to 19 August 2018

Package includes

  • 15 hours per week lessons in multinational classes
  •  Placement test and Certificate of Achievement
  • Full Board Residential Accommodation in single en-suite rooms
  • Full culture and Activity Programme
  • 2 half day excursion per week to local attractions
  • 1 full day excursion per week
  •  Evening activity programme 
  • First class welfare services 
  • Conversation, Drama, Street Dance & Musical Theatre Workshops 
  • Insurance

 

If you are booking a residential course after 15th April, please contact us to check availability of places before booking online.

If you need a VISA, please contact us before booking online.

 

    

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Trips include:

 

  • Colchester
  • Clacton on Sea
  • London

From: £1,690

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THE LOCATION

Located only 1 hour from London, the historic town of Colchester is famous as Britain's oldest recorded town and former Roman capital. It is an exciting and modern town with a thriving cultural, arts and entertainment scene including music venues, theatres, a cinema and art galleries. It attracts over 4 million visitors each year.

It is popular for shopping, with a mixture of large department stores and smaller individual shops. There is also a huge range of restaurants, cafes and coffee houses.

 

THE SCHOOL

This  Summer School is based at Essex University which is located in 200 acres of beautiful parkland just outside the historic centre of Colchester – famous as Britain's oldest recorded town and former Roman capital. The campus is just one hour from London and Stansted Airport.

The campus as excellent sports facilities and offers a variety of catering options. The University is located two miles from the historic Colchester city centre and most of Colchester’s main tourist attractions, which include Colchester Castle and Zoo.

 

COURSES

Teachers deliver a personalised programme designed  to develop the four skills of listening, speaking, reading and writing. They aim to increase student's awareness of English grammar and to extend their vocabulary. In  class students will work in pairs or small groups so they have the chance to speak as much English as possible. Teachers plan and prepare their lessons so that they are interactive and motivating, therefore students  will have a lot of fun in class. At the end of the course, students receive a certificate indicating the progress they have made.

Students will have to do a standard placement test at the start of the course, all teaching material is provided, there are 15 hours of classes a week. Classes are held in the mornings and are limited to a maximum of 15 students, ensuring optimum learning conditions.

There is a variety of student centred, interactive learning activities and resources and well planned English Language lessons that encourage the development of reading, writing, listening and speaking, a range of learning approaches and activities to meet the needs of all. Learning approaches  reflect that students have different preferred learning styles. There are opportunities for students to work in a variety of groupings: as individuals, in pairs, small groups and as a whole class and a  range of high quality extra-curricular activities which allow the students to develop their English Language skills in a more informal context.There is also an accompanied half day and full day excursion each week. Successful students are awarded a ‘Certificate of Completion’ detailing achievements and skill levels.

 

ACCOMMODATION

The University halls of residence offers modern en-suite accommodation in a ‘Village Campus’. Furnished to a high standard the halls have contemporary fully-equipped kitchens, free Wi-Fi. Comfy communal areas provide a relaxing environment to socialise. The residence has 24hr security presence, CCTV and secure access entry systems, ensuring our student’s safety and security

CARE AND WELFARE

The aim of the school's  staff, at all times, is to ensure that its visitors enjoy every aspect of Scotland from the moment they meet you at the airport until they wave goodbye as students return home.

The safety and security of visitors is of critical importance  the safety and happiness of  students is the school's priority during their stay with us in Scotland.

Every member of staff is on hand to ensure that students are happy in their studies and in their everyday life . Staff  are ready to offer advice and they are easy to talk to. There is a dedicated Welfare Coordinator on each campus 24 hours a day to help students with any matters.

 

RECREATION AND EXCURSIONS

The success of this school is due to the diverse and well organised activities programme on offer .

Each centres offers a range of first class facilities and resources that are utilised by their talented, well trained and knowledgeable activity staff to provide sports, creative arts, and entertaining evening activities to suit all ages and abilities.

 

USEFUL INFORMATION

  • Damage deposit of £40 payable on arrival
  • All students receive a Welcome pack and ID card
  • High quality British and European food served daily
  • Bed linen and towels changed weekly
  • En-suite rooms
  • 24-hour emergency assistance
  • Laundry room
  • Wi-fi access

 

Located only 1 hour from London, the historic town of Colchester is famous as Britain’s oldest recorded town and former Roman capital. It is an exciting and modern town with a thriving cultural, arts and entertainment scene including music venues, theatres, a cinema and art galleries. It attracts over 4 million visitors each year.
It is popular for shopping, with a mixture of large department stores and smaller individual shops. There is also a huge range of restaurants, cafes and coffee houses.

This Summer School is based at Essex University which is located in 200 acres of beautiful parkland just outside the historic centre of Colchester . The campus is just one hour from London and Stansted Airport.
The campus as excellent sports facilities and offers a variety of catering options. The University is located two miles from the historic Colchester city centre and most of Colchester’s main tourist attractions, which include Colchester Castle and Zoo

2 weeks course

From 04 July to 19 August 2018

Package includes

  • 15 hours per week lessons in multinational classes
  •  Placement test and Certificate of Achievement
  • Full Board Residential Accommodation in single en-suite rooms
  • Full culture and Activity Programme
  • 2 half day excursion per week to local attractions
  • 1 full day excursion per week
  •  Evening activity programme 
  • First class welfare services 
  • Conversation, Drama, Street Dance & Musical Theatre Workshops 
  • Insurance

 

If you are booking a residential course after 15th April, please contact us to check availability of places before booking online.

If you need a VISA, please contact us before booking online.

 

    

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