English and Horse Riding
This programme is available from 30th June 2013; with other start dates of 7th, 14th, 21st, 28th July and 4th or 11th August with a minimum stay of 1 week and up to 7 weeks. The Actvities course closes 17th August. There is a minmum stay of 2 weeks.
The centre welcomes up to 270 students per week from many different countries
There is a full programme including lessons and a wide range of sports, activities, clubs and Sports Academy options to choose from. There is evening social entertainment and there are two excursions per week. Contact us to see a sample itinerary.
There are 22½ hours of lessons per week (4½ hours per day) including English Skills, Language Activitiesand Project Lessons. Beginners follow an intensive English course.
Language Activities enable students to focus on developing their speaking and communication skills through a range different task-based activities. By learning how to do a practical skill, with the instruction being given in English, students’ vocabulary is extended and their language learning is reinforced.
- Students take a different Language Activities lesson every day and the classes are led by our teachers or by specialist teaching staff.
- Each Language Activities lesson is usually a stand-alone activity.
- Note that the Language Activities lessons are not part of the Intensive English Course for Beginners.
Horse Riding lessons are suitable for beginners and students of low or intermediate ability.• Tuition is given by a qualified sports instructor or coach.
Excursions, which take place on Wednesdays and Sundays, offer students the opportunity to visit places of cultural and historical interest, as well as the chance for sight-seeing and shopping. • Wednesday excursions are a full day and usually include a cultural or historical visit, followed by some sight seeing or free time. • Sunday excursions are a half-day and are usually more relaxing trips to local seaside towns where students can do some shopping, go to the beach, go to a café or park. • Here are some of our past visits and trips: British Museum, Buckingham Palace, Chatham Historic Dockyard, Chessington World of Adventures, Dicken’s World, Imperial War Museum, Leeds Castle, London Aquarium, London Dungeon, London Eye, London Transport Museum, London Zoo, Madam Tussauds, National Gallery, Natural History Museum, River Cruise, Science Museum, St Paul’s Cathedral, The Tate Modern Gallery, The Tower of London, Thorpe Park, West-End Musical, Westminster Abbey, Windsor Castle & Eton.