Summer English Courses in UK for International Students

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ISSOS, Summer Schools at Cambridge and St Andrews Universities:
Give your teenager the opportunity to improve their English language skills this summer while enjoying an unforgettable holiday in the UK! ISSOS provides three-week residential summer courses to international students (ages 13-18) in the world-famous Cambridge and St. Andrews Universities. Our all-inclusive summer school programs take place in July and August.

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Beautiful & Historic University Towns:

Photo of Summer English Courses in UK for International Students• 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.


Quality Summer Schools:
• 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.

• We also offer a full program of activities, trips, cultural enrichment and the ISSOS Highland Games allowing students the unique opportunity to combine learning, creative enrichment and action-packed adventure.

Choice of Academic Programs:

Image of Summer English Courses in UK for International StudentsStudents choose one academic subject and one elective subject. We offer limited places in order to guarantee small class sizes and individual attention. Classes meet daily for 2.5 hours.

Academic Programs in St. Andrews:
• English Language Course (from beginner to advanced)
• Pre-International Baccalaureate program (designed to prepare students about to enter the IB Diploma program)
• IB Extended Essay
• Creative Writing Program 
• Debating Program
• Youth Leadership Program 

Academic Programs in Cambridge:
• English Language Course (from beginner to advanced)
• Advanced English with IELTS Preparation: This program is designed to give students an overview of the IELTS Academic exam (International English Language Testing System), which is aimed for those who want to study or train in an English-speaking university or Institutions of Higher and Further Education.
• Pre-International Baccalaureate Program: This program is designed to prepare students about to enter the IB Diploma program
• Business Studies & Entrepreneurship
• Debating Program
• Journalism Course

Choice of Elective Subjects:

Photos of ISSOS, Summer Schools at Cambridge and St Andrews UniversitiesScheduled four afternoons per week, these fun-filled and action-packed elective courses will enable students to discover and experience exciting subjects while gaining new skills and expertise.

Electives available in St. Andrews:
• Film, Art, Theatre, Golf, or Tennis.

Electives available in Cambridge:

• Photography, Theatre, Fencing, Outdoor Leadership, Tennis.

Testimonials from Parents:
•  "Our son has attended ISSOS for two summers. We couldn’t have chosen a better school! Our son returned home much more mature and self-confident and we could not believe how much he had improved his English skills. ISSOS has excellent academic standards as well as highly qualified teaching staff; we met them at the parents reception and were very impressed."
Laura, Italy•  "WOW! What more can I say, my daughter loved the summer school and talks about nothing else. She has made amazing friends from all over the world and learned so much."
Father, Germany

•  "Our son can’t think of a better place to go, a first-rate summer enrichment program, and he applied again immediately after his return. ISSOS brings a truly international mix of students together, in an exceptional and very rewarding way, to maximum benefit of all students."
Dagmar, Germany

•  "My daughters had a fantastic time this summer and we hear daily more about "when I was in St Andrews...". They have both had a fantastic time and have made many new friends. Both are hoping to return next year."
Mother, Kuwait

•  "Your program is one of the best I could wish for my daughter. From my point of view it has a perfect balance of learning and fun."
Mother, Russia

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Address: ISSOS Head Office, 69 St Vincent Street, Glasgow, Scotland, G2 5TF, UK & England
Some interested visitors submitting program inquiries to our school up to 2020-05-08 were from:

Italy;   UAE;   Russia;   Australia;   Greece;   Netherlands;   Singapore;   Romania;   Qatar;   India;   and more.
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ISSOS in Cambridge, England
Courses / Programs
• Based in Cambridge in south-east England, approximately 50 miles (80 km) north-east of London, ISSOS offers all-inclusive 3-week summer school programs for international students aged 13-18 years.

• Our summer school takes place in July & August in Queen's College, a world-famous Cambridge university.

• We provide a balanced summer program of academia, fun & culture, through a combination of learning, creative enrichment and action-packed adventure.

• All students will be picked up by a uniformed member of staff at the selected international airport and accompanied to Cambridge.

• Our international teenage students can learn within an encouraging and supportive environment while having fun and making new friends from around the world.

• Our international students represent over 60 nationalities, creating a dynamic, multi-cultural atmosphere. We provide a full program of activities, trips, cultural enrichment and the ISSOS Highland Games.

Student Review:
"I had so much fun at The International Summer School of Scotland. I can proudly say that it was the best summer ever! I hope to see you next year."
- Naoko, Japan
Summer courses in July and August 2020 for international students ages 13-18 years old:

• Our residential summer programs are 3-weeks all-inclusive.
• Students study one academic subject and one elective subject.

Academic programs:
• English Language (Beginner-advanced)
• Advanced English
• Debate
• Journalism
• Pre-IB
• Business Studies & Entrepreneurship

- Elective programs: Fencing, Outdoor Leadership, Theatre, Tennis & Photography
Let Me Play Sports Camps
Courses / Programs
• Let Me Play are leading specialists in hosting sports camps and sports tours. We provide residential summer sports camps in Loughborough University, Leicestershire in the East Midlands of England.

• We offer Soccer Football, Basketball, Athletics & English Language Camps. 

• Each year, we provide summer camps for UK-based and international students (ages 10-18) that include accommodation & meals. We also offer non-residential camps for local students.

• Our Soccer, Basketball, Athletics & English Language Camps are a great way to meet new friends, build self-confidence, develop skills, and learn new ones from industry professionals.

• Coming from overseas? We offer English lessons alongside all of our camps, as well as a dedicated English Camp! Just ask and we can create a custom English program just for you so you can learn a new language as well as a new sport!

• Best of all, we offer competitive prices too. Group discounts are available. Sightseeing tours are also available with each camp as an extra.

• Our sports camps are situated just 160km / 100 miles north of London, and within comfortable reach from London, Leicester, Nottingham, Derby, Birmingham, Coventry, Wolverhampton.

Student Review / Testimonial:
“Every single day was action packed with sport and sessions challenged our technical ability but were always great fun. The experience was worth every moment.”
- Football Camp Participant, UK
Sports Summer Camps for ages 10-18
For pupils from primary school to secondary school.

• Athletics Camp: Coaching in all track & field events.

• Soccer / Football Players Camp: Strategically designed to educate players on what it takes to be a professional footballer.

• Basketball Camp with international coaches.

Language Camps & Academic 
• English Language Camp (run alongside sports camps)

Optional English lessons are available alongside all our sports camps!
Kildinan Parkdale Farm (Horse-riding + English Courses)
Courses / Programs
• Join us in summer 2020 or 2021 for an unforgettable horse-riding & English language learning experience for international students ages 10-18 in the beautiful south-east England!

• Situated in the historic, cultural town of Battle in East Sussex (90 km south-east of London and 50 km east of Brighton seaside resort), Kildinan Park Dale Farm provides one and two-week, residential, English + Horse Riding summer camps for riders and learners of all levels. 

• Students will be welcomed into the family home for their English summer course with a maximum of 4 students staying at any one time. You will be part of Kildinan Park Dale Farm's family life - encouraging everyday conversation to reinforce your English language lessons.

We look forward to welcoming you to our camp the south-east of England!
Join our unique school in summer 2020 or 2021 in Battle - a small, historical, cultural & highly charming town situated in East Sussex (the site of the famous Battle of Hastings in 1066 which changed the course of British history) is easily accessible, and is located 55 miles south-east of London, and 32 miles east of Brighton seaside resort, and 40 miles west of Dover (for sea ferries to France and next to the Eurotunnel in Kent).
Residential English + Horse Riding Summer Camp:

• For international students aged 10-18
• Camp Duration: 1, 2 or more weeks
• 15 hours English tuition per week
• 15 hours Horse riding instruction per week
• 1 excursion per week
• Homestay accommodation with an English family
• Transfer from Gatwick and Heathrow International Airports, London.
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
Greenfields Short & Long-Term EFL College
Courses / Programs
Located in East Sussex in south-east England, Greenfields Independent Day and Boarding School offers year-round English language opportunities for children ages 11 to 18, including courses that run during the Summer and Easter holidays. Conveniently located just 30 miles from London and 30 miles from Brighton, students can avail of our short or long-term english language courses (minimum one week), stay until they are fluent, and then join the main school if desired.

Greenfields School developed the English as a Foreign Language (EFL) Programme for international students who need to improve their spoken and written English in order to be able to study other subjects effectively in English, or who just want to improve their command of the language.

Our goal is to help every EFL student become competitive with English students in their pursuit of an English college or university education and a opportunity to succeed in the careers of their choice. We do this by providing a well-rounded education in English reading, writing, culture and conversation.

Lessons are complemented with outings and many other activities all in the heart of the English countryside yet close to London and the coast and only 20 minutes from London’s Gatwick airport. Cambridge English exams are optional.
Short & Long-Term Residential English Language Courses for International Students Ages 11-18:

- Short-Term Courses: 1 - 6 week options, minimum 16 hours English lessons per week

- Long-Term Courses: 1 term - 1 year, 14 hours English instruction per week

- 1-week Summer Courses: Includes EFL lessons, outings & activities

Our courses provide a well-rounded education in English reading, writing, culture and conversation. All courses feature cultural excursions throughout the English coutryside
Reach Cambridge - Academic Camps in UK & Online
Courses / Programs
• Reach Cambridge offers UK & international high school students the opportunity to gain an invaluable academic experience through a spring or summer course in one of the top educational facilities in the world.

• We provide unique and academically-rigorous residential programmes for students ages 14-18.

• Located just 50 miles north of London, students stay in one of Cambridge University’s colleges or in our central Cambridge headquarters, ‘Reach Hall’.

• Our challenging and vibrant courses are designed to provide unique introductions to your favourite academic subjects at University level.

• As well as an unrivaled academic environment, students experience British culture in the stimulating and distinguished surroundings of the University City of Cambridge in the south-east of England.

• Reach Cambridge combines classes, lectures and workshops – often led by Cambridge academics – with a varied program of exciting activities and excursions across Britain.

• Each course is specially designed to complement high school studies, whilst also offering a glimpse of University-style learning.

• Our fun, summer programs help to prepare students for university, and students are encouraged to fully immerse themselves in college life.

• Our programs are tailored to the individual’s study needs and enriched by an extra-curricular program.

• How better for your child to enrich and expand their school curriculum while gaining an insight into life at one of the world's top universities?
1 & 2-week Spring Camps in March & April 2020.

2 & 4-week Summer Camps 2020 in July & August:
• Biotechnology
• Business Management & Economics
• Computer Science
• ENG4U Grade 12 English
• Engineering
• English Literature & Creative Writing
• ESL for International Students
• Journalism & Media
• Law
• Liberal Arts
• Life Sciences & Medicine
• Mathematics
• Physics & Astronomy
• Politics & International Relations
• Psychology
• SAT Preparation

Online Pre-University Courses - Year-Round:
Private tutoring for students globally via live Zoom video (Tailored for one-on-one learning and for groups).
Updated: 2020-04-22
Updated: 2020-04-22