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Camp at Downside School

Varsta: 8-12, 13-17

Limba straina: English

Tara: United Kingdom

Tipuri de programe: Recreational , Combined, Academic

Cazare: campus

Cursuri: 20 - 36 hours/week

Perioada: 3rd of July- 21st of August 2019

Nivel de studiu: B1 - B2 (curs academic); A1 - C2

About the School
Downside School is located in Somerset, one of the most beautiful regions in England. The imposing buildings of the school are located in the Mendip Hills suburb, near an old Benedictine monastery. The school is located just 25 minutes south of Bristol and 2 hours from London. The campus covers an area of ​​500 acres and offers excellent study and leisure conditions. Access to computers with internet between certain hours is provided and Wi-Fi in some areas of the campus.

Accommodation
School campuses offer rooms with 1 or 2 beds and bathroom. There are some rooms with 4-8 beds. Food is provided as half board and, on request, it can be arranged for vegetarian meal or other diets. Lunch is served in a very large dinner hall with a very old architecture.

Sport and leisure
Students have access to the school campus, which includes outdoor sports fields, tennis courts, gym, 25 m indoor swimming pool, a theatre room, internet room. Every evening, students take part in various fun and interactive activities to get to know each other.

Trips
Students to the two programs go on 2 full day trips and a half day trip per week, with an entrance ticket included. The full day trips are to Bristol, London, Oxford, Salisbury and Stonehenge, Cardiff, Cheltenham, Warwick Castle, Safari Park, Longleat House. Half day trips are to Bath, the zoo in Bristol, Cheddar Gorge, Wookey Hole caves, Cardiff, Wells. 

Two day trip to London
Optional and for an extra fee, it can be offered a trip with an overnight stay in London, provided that there are a minimum of 10 people for this.

 

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About courses

Holiday camp
The program includes 20 hours of English per week and a varied sports and entertainment program.There are offered, on a daily basis, two to three different activities attended by all students: cooking, swimming, photography, dance, soccer, fashion design, badminton, talent show etc. 

Extra sport
In addition to the Holiday camp program and for an extra fee, 6 hours of training/week can be offered..

  • Tennis - training takes place at the school base
  • Horse riding - training is being conducted at qualified horse riding centres, located near the school. There is a minimum requirement of 5 students for this.

Academic course
The weekly program includes 20 hours of English for groups of max. 15 students and 16 hours in the afternoon for groups of max. 12. These classes offer the opportunity to study English language for academic purposes and secondary school subjects: natural sciences, mathematics, human sciences. One evening per week is dedicated to individual training and therefore students will not participate in the entertainment program. It requires an intermediate level of language skills and a test is required at the time of enrollment.

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About courses

Holiday camp
The program includes 20 hours of English per week and a varied sports and entertainment program.There are offered, on a daily basis, two to three different activities attended by all students: cooking, swimming, photography, dance, soccer, fashion design, badminton, talent show etc. 

Extra sport
In addition to the Holiday camp program and for an extra fee, 6 hours of training/week can be offered..

  • Tennis - training takes place at the school base
  • Horse riding - training is being conducted at qualified horse riding centres, located near the school. There is a minimum requirement of 5 students for this.

Academic course
The weekly program includes 20 hours of English for groups of max. 15 students and 16 hours in the afternoon for groups of max. 12. These classes offer the opportunity to study English language for academic purposes and secondary school subjects: natural sciences, mathematics, human sciences. One evening per week is dedicated to individual training and therefore students will not participate in the entertainment program. It requires an intermediate level of language skills and a test is required at the time of enrollment.

Age:

  • Holiday camp: 8-12, 13-17 years old
  • Academic Course: 13 - 17 years old

Accommodation: campus
Study: 20-36 hours / week
Arrival / Departure: Wednesday - Wednesday
Dates: 3rd of July- 21st of August 2019 
Duration: 2 - 7 weeks
Groups: Holiday Camp: max. 15 students
Academic course: max. 12 students
Minimum level Academic Course: Intermediate

Fee includes:

  • Accommodation on campus
  • Full board (hot lunch during the week and packed lunch during day trips)
  • Courses depending on the chosen program
  • Test to determine the level of English knowledge
  • Use of study materials
  • Certificate of Graduation
  • One half day trip per week
  • Two full day trips per week with one entrance ticket included
  • Entertainment and sports program every day
  • Continuous monitoring of students
  • Laundry services once a week
  • Internet Access
  • Phone number available 24 / 7 in case of emergengy
  • Transfer from / to Heathrow airport between 10:00-18:00 on arrival and 11:00-19:00 on departure. The transfer is made in groups and is possible to be a 2-3 hours waiting time at the airport with a representative of the school.

Starting dates and fees in Pounds:
Every Wednesday starting with July 4, until the end of the program on August 22

  2 weeks  3 weeks  4 weeks  additional 
week
Vacation course £ 1920 £ 2815 £ 3710 £ 895
Vacation course with tennis £ 2210 £ 3250 £ 4290 £ 1040
Vacation course with horse riding £ 2410 £ 3550 £ 4690 £ 1140
Academic course £ 2270 £ 3340 £ 4410 £ 1070

   
Damage deposit: £ 50 (paid upon arrival and refunded at the end of the course, if no damages were done)


Extra fees for transfer:
Heathrow airport ouside the schedule: £ 126 (1 way)
Gatwick airport: £ 147 (1 way)
Two day trip to Londra: £ 200 

Check in assistance or in case of travelling as unaccompanied minor on departure : £ 65

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