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Children's English Courses in St. Albans, Hertfordshire UK

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International College of English:
Established in 1996, International College of English is a professional family-run school providing a range of year-round English language courses and summer schools for students aged from 7 to 17 years old. We are specialised in school groups but also take individual students (Juniors wanting to learn English in the UK together with a rich cultural program). Our courses are offered with Home Stay Accommodation or Residential Campus options, with three locations; in Portsmouth (a Seaside City on the South Coast), Reigate in beautiful Surrey (south west of London), and St Albans in Hertfordshire (North of London, between Watford and Luton). Our programmes include an exciting cultural program visiting major cities, workshops and outside classroom activities to open the minds of our clients. We have our own school bus service, meaning students in families do not have to take public transport. The welfare and safety of the children is of paramount importance.

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Our ethos and mission statement is clear:

Photo of Children's English Courses in St. Albans, Hertfordshire UK"EVERY STUDENT MATTERS, EVERY MOMENT COUNTS. TOGETHER WE ACHIEVE THE EXTRAORDINARY BECAUSE NOTHING IS IMPOSSIBLE.”

English Courses for Juniors / Teens:
At International College of English at St Albans, North London, we offer Autumn and Winter programmes for students aged 7 to 17 years old.

We offer a quality course written by our UCLES examiner covering all 5 skills to make learning dynamic and fun in a classroom environment.

We involve students in projects and assignments taking their language learning outside the classroom and into real life environments where they speak to local people and complete essential tasks to build not only self confidence but maximise personal development.

The afternoons are action-packed with trips to local cities such as Oxford, London, St Albans and Watford, together with fun activities to help build team skills and encourage new friendships.

We have a professional teaching team qualified to national standards. 100% all Native Speakers with degrees in varying subjects. Bringing both experience and variety to the classroom.

Quality Location:

International College of English at St Albans: Situated in Hertfordshire, North London (less than one hour from central London), the school campus is a beautiful Grade II listed Victorian Building, a former convent and part of the Diocese of Westminster now home to International College for its Winter and Autumn programmes.

The campus offers over 60 acres of breathtaking British landscape, oozing with history and affluence. Offering boarding-style accommodation in a safe and welcoming setting less than an hour from central London.

Cultural Visits and Excursions:

Image of Children's English Courses in St. Albans, Hertfordshire UKWe believe here at ICE that every moment of the stay with us should be maximised to the limit.

We have an action packed cultural itinerary where we make visits to major cities including. Oxford, London, Winchester, Brighton and much more.

The trips engage students by having professional guides explain to them the exhibits or monuments they are visiting, pre class sessions will prepare the students for the afternoon activities and a didactic activity involving talking, seeking information and learning makes each and every trip beneficial.

We offer activity afternoons and create exciting games like Human Cluedo, Rocket Building Workshops and Treasure Hunts enabling students to speak, learn and have a lot of fun!

Updated: 2019-10-07
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Acorn International Summer School, Bristol
Courses / Programs
Are you searching for a quality summer English school for your child or teen? Located close to the beautiful city of Bristol in the south west of England, Acorn International Summer School (AISS) is a family-run summer boarding school for juniors ages 5-15 years.

We provide unique academic summer programmes for 2 or 4 weeks, and welcome students from around the world as well as British children.

International juniors will improve their English by studying a range of primary school subjects, in a fun and friendly environment. They will make lots of new friends, visit different English landmarks and cities, explore British culture and experience the British education system. British children will enjoy action-packed holiday courses.

At AISS, both international and British children can live, learn and play together - making friends from all over the UK, and across the world, and being part of a truly international experience. We want all participants to create memories that will last a lifetime.

Our summer school in Tockington (10 miles north of Bristol) is situated just 2 hours by train from London, 90 minutes from Oxford, and one hour from Cardiff in Wales. This makes Acorn International Summer School in Bristol very accessible for international students.

Testimonial:
"I very much enjoy the summer camp at Acorn, the lessons are so interesting because of all the different ones (math, science, art, cooking and more)...I have been to Acorn two years now and I love it." - Raul, Spain
International Summer School for Children - Ages 5-15:

- Our summer courses for Juniors (5-11), and Seniors (11-15) are held in July and August and students can attend for 2 or 4 weeks

- Academic English for international juniors combined with specialist sports tuition, fun activities and weekend excursions

- Academic tuition for British children in subjects from the British Primary Curriculum combined with specialist sports tuition, fun activities & weekend excursions

- Discounts for siblings and groups are available
ISSOS, Summer Schools at Cambridge and St Andrews Universities
Courses / Programs
• ISSOS gives international students (ages 13-18) the opportunity to improve their English language skills while enjoying an unforgettable summer experience in the UK!

• We offer all-inclusive three-week summer school programs in July and August in the world-famous Cambridge and St. Andrews Universities.

• Cambridge and St Andrews are university towns that provide a stunning, unique and safe location for our students.

• St Andrews is located on the beautiful east coast of Scotland, approximately 50 miles (80km) north-east of Edinburgh and 80 miles (130 km) north-east of Glasgow.

• The city of Cambridge in England is situated approximately 50 miles (80 km) north-east of London.

• Our residential summer schools aim to offer a balanced summer experience of academics, fun and culture. Students choose one academic subject and one elective subject to study during their 3-week stay.

• Academic subject options include English language courses for beginner to advanced students.

• We attract students from all over the world, representing over 60 nationalities. We offer limited places to guarantee small class sizes and individual attention.

Student Review:
"It’s hard to sum up ISSOS in a few lines, but its quite easy to sum up in one word: Brilliant! From classes to activities to trips, ISSOS has something for everyone and more than one thing for most."
- Rachel, USA
3-week Residential Summer School for Teenagers (ages 13-18)

Academic Program options - St. Andrews:
• English Language (for beginners to advanced)
• Pre-IB Program
• IB Extended Essay
• Debate Program
• Youth Leadership
• Creative Writing

with 1 Elective: Film, Art, Theatre, Golf, or Tennis.

Academic Program options - Cambridge:
• English Language (for beginners to advanced)
• Pre-IB Program
• Debating
• Journalism
• Business Studies & Entrepreneurship

with 1 Elective: Photography, Fencing, Outdoor Leadership, Theatre, or Tennis.
Updated: 2019-11-21
Updated: 2019-11-21
Articulate Language Camps, Scotland
Courses / Programs
• Located in the stunning countryside of Scotland, Articulate Language Camps provides a range of residential language camps for students from the UK, Europe and around the world (aged 6-17).

• We offer programmes in English, French, Spanish, Italian and German, are our camps are run by qualified language teachers and native speakers. We teach language in a fun, meaningful way that encourages true communication.

• Through small, project-based immersion morning classes, campers learn without a classroom atmosphere. They make films, podcasts, animations and even write their own songs. An experienced language mentor guides them along the way and each project has a different vocabulary or grammar focus.

• Afternoons are full of adventure outdoor activities and sport - from climbing and fencing to capture the flag and Highland Games. Evening activities include everything from escape rooms and Master Chef competitions to carnivals and campfires.

• Our International Camp brings together native speakers from across the world so that they make friends and learn from each other.

• Campers share their native languages and make friends with native speakers of the language they are studying. Our staff provide an authentic multilingual and multicultural flare to our camps.

Testimonials:

“My son is still keeping in touch with his friends from abroad. He has grown and grown up from having this experience and I would recommend Articulate Language Camps to other parents.”
- Murray, James' Dad
Residential Language Learning Summer Camps in Scotland:

Learn English, French, Spanish, Italian or German.

INTERNATIONAL CAMP:
• Culzean Castle, South Ayrshire
• For UK & international students aged 12-17
• 11 day all-inclusive summer language camps 1 hour south of Glasgow
• Afternoon sport & cultural activities

LAUNCH CAMP:
• Lapwing Lodges, Glasgow area
• For children aged 6-11
• 2 day or 4 day all-inclusive camp

With digital media, team building activities & adventure sports to bring language learning to life
UK High School Immersion
Courses / Programs
UK High School Immersion (UKHSI) work with EIGHT English High Schools in Sussex, located in the South of England. The aim of UKHSI is to provide high school places for individuals and groups of students and accommodation in a host family.

A UKHSI will ‘mirror’ the timetable of an English student who will be their buddy throughout the trip.

You can book a high school place for one week or one term or up to a full academic year. The choice is yours.

Book a High school immersion course with UKHSI today.

Why choose UK High School Immersion?

Experiencing an English High school is a great way to improve your English language ability and make new friends in England. We have placed students in schools in Sussex since 2012 and have had very positive feedback from the schools we collaborate with and the students. e provide every aspect of your trip; the airport transfer, full board accommodation, a place at a high school, social progamme, and a school report if required.

UKHSI student takes part in every aspect of school life and is assigned for the duration of their stay.
High School Immersion programmes

Full Academic year in English high school
St Brelade's College, Jersey
Courses / Programs
• St Brelade's College is an English language school located on the British island of Jersey in the Channel Islands, approximately 20 miles off the French coast and 80 miles south of England.

• We provide a range of year-round and summer English language courses for students aged 10-18 years including intensive, private lessons, holiday programmes or residential programmes. We offer courses for individuals or groups.

• Established in 1978, St Brelade’s College is accredited by the British Council and is a member of English UK. We offer a varying weekly activity programme, visiting places of interest, such as conservation parks and castles, and arranging activities and social evenings.

• We provide a holiday package that allows our students to practise and learn the English language, along with having a memorable stay.

• Our students have the choice of staying in homestay accommodation with one of our host families on the island, in a summer residence or in hotel accommodation.

Student Testimonial:
"Morning classes dramatically improved our English. We did activities, games and others things. It was very entertaining. I saw the results this year on my grades."
Arethuse, 15, France, 2 week summer holiday course
Year-round English Courses:
• Intensive English language course (ages 16-18)

• Semi-Intensive English language course (ages 14-17)

• Holiday English language course: (ages 10-17)

• Homestay programme with a local family (adult & teenage residences also available)

Summer English Courses:
• English language programme for Juniors: (ages 10-13) 

• Holiday English language course for Teenagers: (ages 14-17)

• Intensive English language course for Teenagers: (ages 16-18)
Lines, Cold Ash Thatcham in Berkshire
Courses / Programs
Downe House is one of the most prestigious boarding schools in England, located in Cold Ash Thatcham in Berkshire, 45 minutes away from Heathrow International Airport, one hour from Central London and half an hour from Oxford. LINES has an exclusive let of these premises during the months of July and August.

Our teachers are all qualified, enthusiastic and professional. We are British Council accredited. Our concept is "Immersion in English at all times."
Highly intensive, but fun! Students are placed into different groups according to age, from beginner to advanced levels. Max. of 10 students/class (average 7)