Quintessentially Education’s Top 10 UK Summer Schools
With the demand for residential and non-residential summer schools rising in the United Kingdom and an array of top quality camp options becoming increasingly available – the Quintessentially Education team have put together a variety of Summer Schools that will be sure to meet individual student's needs.
Bell English at Wellington College Summer School
Wellington College, Berkshire
Best for: English Language, Business Skills and University Preparation
Both residential and day options available
£2,625 – £4,405
Offering their flagship English Explorer programme, students can further discover the nuances of the English language and enhance life-skills through study-tours, activities and specialist academies. Students can also participate in a Young Business Leaders Programme
Discovery Summer Schools
Radley College, Woldingham, Marymount, Winchester College, Shrewsbury and ACS Cobham
Best for: English Language, Sports and Technology
£1,250 – £5,500
Designed to make the most of every opportunity to improve the English language there are a wide range of intensive programmes, from areas such a sport to technology.
Harrow School Short Courses
Harrow School, Dulwich College, Heathfield School
Best for: Academic English and Leadership Skills
£2,750 to £6,375
Offering a full programme from English tuition, junior teamwork and leadership training to social activities, sports and cultural excursions.
X UK Camp
Abberley Hall School, Worcester
Best for: Multi Activities
Residential. Day Camp only available in London
From £650 per a week
The camp's setting on 90 acres of incredible ground, includes facilities such as a heated indoor swimming pool, modern indoor sports hall, forest school area as well as spacious, well equipped common rooms, dormitories and kitchen and dining facilities. A multitude of activities take place from air rifle shooting, fire making, raft building and racing to quad biking, problem solving, outdoor cookery, shelter building and nature walks.
Oxford Summer Courses
Best For: Academics and University Preparation
From £4,195 (2 weeks)
Offering specialized programmes for 10-24 year olds who fancy a taste of life at one of the world's most prestigious universities and schools, activities are designed to broaden students understanding of what they'll be studying and how to excel in their chosen fields. Lecturers are either Oxford graduates or graduates from other prestigious institutions, who impart practical wisdom gained from personal experiences.
Uppingham Summer School
Uppingham School, Uppingham
Best For: Sports and Music
From £590 per a week
Students looking for a successful international sports career, the sports week this school offers has become the flagship summer course. With competitive games involving a wide range of sports including hockey, rugby, football, netball, athletics are used to capture the imagination and encourage skill acquisition and decision-making. Other courses are also offered ranging from music, creatives arts and drama.
Learn and Experience Camp
Newton-Le-Willows Aysgarth school, Bedale
Best for: Multi-activities
Age: 8 – 14
£795 per week
Set in the beautiful Yorkshire countryside, The Learn and Experience summer camp offers a huge variety of activities. Expect plenty of water fight championships, camp fire nights, murder mysteries and theme nights.
Cambridge School for Visual and Performing Arts
Best for: Performing Arts
Age: 15 – 18
£1,175 (one week)
Famous worldwide for its courses and diplomas in every different medium of the arts, offering expert educational summer camps in everything from art, film making to drama, directing and music. Musical or physical theatre courses are also offered dependent on the child's preferred artistic calling. The courses include 35+ hours of contact time with professional artists and optional evening excursions and activities. For those interested in different artistic fields there are also summer camps on offer in the areas of fashion, film making as well as art and design.
Firetech – Wycombe Abbey School
Wycombe Abbey School, High Wycombe
Best for: Creative Technologies
Age: 9 -17
£550 – £1,300
This is one for the tech-loving kids, with 25 hours of tuition on web development, Python coding and computer games design. Courses around the country including a day camp venue at St John's School in Leatherhead.
Met Film Making Camp – Rugby School
Best for: Film making
Age: 14 – 17
£2,500 (2 weeks)
Specialising in film making and production for the younger generation, the programme operates out of Rugby School, with access to the school's state of the art multimedia centre where students can try their hands at everything from directing to editing. Scene writing, camera operation, video editing and actor direction are some of the skills taught at this camp, alongside the more technical side of the programme there are many social activities, including movie nights and creativity workshops.
For further information or to book your place on any of the courses or any alternative course options, please do not hesitate to get in touch.
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