Discovery Summer
Contact Jane Merrick
Address 33 Kensington High Street, London, Greater London, W8 5EA
Region London
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Telephone +44 20 79371199
Fax +44 20 79373344
Website www.discoverysummer.co.uk
Email info@discoverysummer.co.uk
Facebook facebook.com/discoverysummer.co.uk
Twitter @discoverysummer
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Description of centre

Specialists in junior residential summer courses in top quality boarding schools in England for 8-17 year olds (London, South East, South and Central England). Latest British Council inspection 2018: 14 strengths.

English+Multi-Activity centres. 20-22.5 hours English/week (ACS Cobham, Marymount, Radley, Shrewsbury).

Global Young Leaders at ACS Cobham (12-16 years). Blended programme - English + Young Entrepreneur, STEM, Presentation Skills). 22.5 hours tuition/week.

Sports & Tech Academy - Shrewsbury (11-16 yrs). 15 hours' English + 12-15 hours' sports coaching, dance or tech classes per week. Choice of adventure sports, dance, golf, horse riding, tennis. Tech Academy: Coding with Raspberry Pi

Pre-University programme - Wincheser (14-17 yrs) for students of upper intermediate level and above. Choose different Majors and Minors each week: Business and Economics, Drama, Film Making, IELTS/Academic English, International Relations, Advanced STEM, Creative Writing, Cultural English, Debate, Digital Photography, IELTS Speaking & Listening, Politics, Philosophy, Applied Maths

Courses run for 3-5 weeks from late June to early/mid August.

Residential courses:
Fully inclusive course fees
Run in top UK boarding schools with excellent facilities for study and recreation.
Last summer we welcomed students from over 50 different nationalities (we limit the number of students speaking the same language)
Make English Friends: Up to 10% of our students are English Student Hosts who are integrated into classes and activities
Trinity Exam in Spoken English offered
FCE/PET Preparation courses (Radley only)

Tuition-only day programmes offered in Kensington, London for juniors (5-17 yrs) to adults (18+ yrs). Courses from late June to mid August. Students can study for 1-7 weeks.

Full day courses for juniors 7-13 years. Queen's Gate, Kensington, central London. Monday to Friday. 9:00h-17:00h. 20 hours' English tuition + afternoon activities.

Full day courses for 8-13 year olds at Marymount International School near London (a private coach collects students from a pick up/drop off point near Gloucester Road Underground Station at 08:30h and returns at 18:00h). 20 hours' tuition per week + afternoon activities and 1 half-day excursion per week.

  • Course information
  • English & Multi-Activity

    Course type F. Vacation courses for young learners
    Months Open July, August
    Course Length 1-2 weeks, 3-8 weeks
    Age group Under 12, 12-16, 16-18
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    Course hours 21-25
    Tuition fees £1000 and over
    Class size 12
    Beginners accepted? Yes
  • Pre-University

    Course type F. Vacation courses for young learners
    Months Open July, August
    Course Length 1-2 weeks, 3-8 weeks
    Age group 12-16, 16-18
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    Course hours 21-25
    Tuition fees £1000 and over
    Class size 16
    Beginners accepted? No
  • Sports & Tech Academy + English

    Course type F. Vacation courses for young learners
    Months Open July
    Course Length 1-2 weeks, 3-8 weeks
    Age group Under 12, 12-16
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    Course hours 11-15
    Tuition fees £1000 and over
    Class size 12
    Beginners accepted? Yes
  • Family London - adults

    Course type O. Family/parent and child courses
    Months Open June, July, August
    Course Length 1-2 weeks, 3-8 weeks
    Age group 18-22, 23+
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    Course hours 11-15
    Tuition fees £300-449
    Class size 10
    Beginners accepted? No
  • Full day courses - London, Marymount

    Course type F. Vacation courses for young learners
    Months Open June, July
    Course Length 1-2 weeks, 3-8 weeks
    Age group Under 12, 12-16
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    Course hours 16-20
    Tuition fees £750-999
    Class size 12
    Beginners accepted? Yes
  • Family London - Juniors

    Course type O. Family/parent and child courses
    Months Open June, July, August
    Course Length 1-2 weeks, 3-8 weeks
    Age group Under 12, 12-16, 16-18
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    Course hours 11-15
    Tuition fees £300-449
    Class size 12
    Beginners accepted? Yes
  • Full day London - Queen's Gate

    Course type F. Vacation courses for young learners
    Months Open July, August
    Course Length 1-2 weeks, 3-8 weeks
    Age group Under 12, 12-16
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    Course hours 11-15
    Tuition fees £750-999
    Class size 14
    Beginners accepted? No
  • Family London - Teens

    Course type F. Vacation courses for young learners
    Months Open June, July, August
    Course Length 1-2 weeks, 3-8 weeks
    Age group 16-18, 18-22
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    Course hours 11-15
    Tuition fees £750-999
    Class size 12
    Beginners accepted? No

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