EXCLUSIVE ENGLISH PROGRAMMES 2020 - USA UK MALTA

 
EXCLUSIVE ENGLISH PROGRAMMES 2020 - USA UK MALTA
EXCLUSIVE ENGLISH
PROGRAMMES 2020
U S A · U K · M A LT A
EXCLUSIVE ENGLISH PROGRAMMES 2020 - USA UK MALTA
Contents
4    EC Academy Experience
6    Welcome to Your Summer
7    Our Unique Programmes
8    Activities, Excitement, Discovery
10   Your Home from Home

     THE SCHOOLS
12   Roedean
16   UCLA
20   Malta

     THE ACTIVITIES
24   Multi Activities
25   Climbing & Bouldering
26   Art & Design
27   Dance
28   Golf
29   Horse Riding
30   Tennis
31   Sailing
32   Scuba Diving in Malta
33   Surfing in LA
34   Outdoor Adventure
35   Coding & Gaming
36   Intensive English
37   Summer Academic Study
38   Other Options from EC

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The Academy
Experience
Our experienced and friendly staff provide a       At EC Academy, our high ratio of staff will provide students
positive learning environment. Students will       with focused attention both in their English classes and their
                                                   chosen specialist activity, ensuring that they get the most out
practise their English language skills, make new
                                                   of their time at the school.
friends from all around the world, and develop
their passion through speciality courses.          Outside of classes the students also have the opportunity
                                                   to develop their non-academic pursuits with professional
                                                   instructors and coaches in their chosen activity programme.

                                                   The professionalism, experience and commitment of our
                                                   Academy team will ensure students leave their EC Academy
                                                   summer with a real sense of achievement.

Learn skills for the future – Roedean

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TEACHING KEY FACTS
                                              Qualified English teachers

                                              Minimum 15 hours of English language
                                              tuition per week for all students*

                                              Maximum class size of 12 (General English),
                                              6 (Intensive English), 8 (Summer Academic Study)

                                              Classes appropriate to student’s level, designed
                                              to improve and encourage communication
                                              and fluency

                                              End of course certificates and reports to
                                              take home.

                                           * Except Summer Academic Study which consists of
                                         		 23 hours of subject based lessons

Support always available – Roedean

                                     Individual attention – Roedean

                                     I made a lot of friends.
                                     I want to say that the
                                     people that are part of
                                     EC Academy are now
                                     my family.
                                     ROBERTO, STUDENT FROM ECUADOR

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Welcome to
your Summer
Create the perfect summer experience of                         University of California Los Angeles is located in the
English language and sports, creative, and                      hills surrounding Los Angeles where you can find a great
                                                                student neighbourhood. UCLA is one of the most respected
academic courses provided by professionally
                                                                educational institutions in the USA, with alumni including
qualified teachers and coaches, set in the                      Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, NBA legend, George Takei from Star
stunning grounds of our Academy locations.                      Trek, and Taylor Wang, the first Chinese-born astronaut.
Our Academies are set in some of the most beautiful locations   Our Malta Academy is located in the north of this wonderful
across the globe and offer students the chance to experience    Mediterranean island at a 4-star resort, perfectly situated
life as a local student.                                        to enjoy the best that this sunny island has to offer. We offer
Roedean is one of the most prestigious independent boarding     an exciting range of activities including diving, coding and
schools in the UK and is situated on the south coast with       sailing, giving students useful skills for the future.
amazing views of the English Channel. The school is located
just outside of Brighton, surrounded by green fields.

Programmes for all ages

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Interactive lessons in LA

Our Unique
Programmes
A unique blend of English language and
specialist courses alongside a full programme                        EC ACADEMY OFFERS
of activities and excursions with students from
                                                                       Maximum class size of 12 for English lessons
all over the world – that is what makes the EC
Academy experience something special.                                  A choice of 1 to 6 weeks

With maximum class sizes of 12, and an on-site staff to student        English language tuition from qualified
                                                                       English teachers
ratio of 1:5, students will get the personal attention they need
to maximise their progress with EC Academy. The international          Professionally taught sport, arts and
environment in our academies is perfect for learning English and       academic courses
will encourage students to step outside their comfort zone.            14 courses to choose from
As well as developing skills in the English language and their         A safe and secure environment with a staff
chosen specialist course, students will develop vital life skills      to student on-site ratio of 1:5
through their participation in classes, activities and excursions.
                                                                       A full program of excursions and on-site activities
They will also get the opportunity to discover different cultures
and explore new places which will boost their confidence and
broaden their horizons in a supportive environment.

For ages 9 to 17, students can spend the summer creating
memories of a lifetime.

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Activity,
Excitement,
Discovery                                                           Professional instruction

A great addition to a summer of learning
CHOOSE BETWEEN 14 DIFFERENT SPECIALISED COURSES
                                                                    ACTIVITIES
                                                                    Activities are organised every evening to ensure students
                                                                    make friends, continue to put their English into practice, as
                                                                    well as develop important life skills.

                                                                    Four afternoons a week*, students will spend an hour in a
                                                                    whole-academy activity which is a great opportunity for
                                                                    existing students to meet new starters and catch up with
                                                                    friends they have already made. Evening activities range from
                                                                    talent shows and the Academy Carnival where students get to
                                                                    be creative and have fun, to quizzes and games which require
                                                                    students to use their teamwork and problem-solving skills. Our
                                                                    activity programmes also include a lot of different sports.
An adventurous summer at Roedean

Professional instructors will focus on developing
students’ techniques and skills required to
progress in their chosen specialised course with
fun and enjoyable sessions. At EC Academy we
                                                                    The students get the
strive to ensure that every student leaves with                     opportunity to use
confidence in their newly developed or improved                     English away from the
skills and with a real sense of achievement.
                                                                    classroom and to do
EXCURSIONS
All students go on two half-day and three full day activities
                                                                    some great activities
every two weeks*. Roedean students can enjoy trips to parks         ANDREW, CENTRE MANAGER AT EC ACADEMY
such as Thorpe Park or the world-famous Windsor Castle.
Those studying in Malta can visit the capital city of Valletta, a
UNESCO world heritage site, or explore Malta’s sister island,
Gozo. Los Angeles is packed with action, from Disneyland to         * Please note: the activity programme in Malta may have timing variations for
                                                                      activities, for more information please refer to the full schedules listed in the
Santa Monica Pier!                                                    Academy Centre Guides

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A range of activities in Malta

Opportunities to explore in Brighton

       SPECIAL PROGRAMMES              ROEDEAN                           MALTA    UCLA

              Multi-activities

               Horse riding

                    Golf

                   Tennis

                   Sailing

                   Diving

                  Surfing

             Intensive Study

       Summer Academic Study

                   Dance

          Coding and Gaming

             Art and Design

        Climbing & Bouldering

           Outdoor Adventure

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Your Home from Home
We place the highest priority on care and
supervision at our Academy locations to
ensure students feel relaxed, comfortable and
supported - creating a home away from home.

STUDENT CARE AND WELFARE
The accommodation is made up of various boarding houses or
single and shared rooms that are welcoming and comfortable.
                                                                 Full-board meals at Roedean
Each Academy provides 24-hour pastoral care required for the
students in their residence, waking them up every morning,
making sure they eat well and are happy and participating.

MEALS
A range of food is available at our Academy locations with
three meals served per day. Additional snacks and drinks are
also available twice a day on weekdays. On full-day excursions
packed lunches will be provided.                                 Comfortable bedrooms in Roedean

Plenty of space to make friends at Roedean
                                                                 MEET-AND-GREET UPON ARRIVAL
                                                                 EC Academy provides a dedicated meet-and-greet and
                                                                 transfer* service for all students to ensure a smooth arrival
                                                                 and transfer to centre.

                                                                 DEPARTURE TRANSFER
                                                                 We provide a departure transfer* for all students and our
                                                                 team will also assist students checking in at the airport.

                                                                 24-HOUR SUPPORT
                                                                 Anyone who has questions or needs any kind of support can
                                                                 speak to our staff at the centre or contact our dedicated
                                                                 Academy 24-hour emergency telephone number.

                                                                 GUARDME INSURANCE
                                                                 All students travelling abroad must have adequate
                                                                 insurance in case of a medical or other emergency. EC
                                                                 Academy offers a comprehensive insurance policy called
                                                                 Guardme, which is specifically designed to meet the needs
                                                                 of international students.
                                                                 * Students may be grouped together with others that are arriving at a
                                                                   similar time unless specifically requested they travel individually.

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SCHOOLS

Roedean

                      The Vibrancy
                       of Brighton,
                     the Adventure
                         of the Sea
                       This stunning and prestigious boarding
                       school provides a high-quality learning
                            environment, a wealth of excellent
                       on-site facilities and inspirational views
                                out across the English Channel.

                                                       Seaside Roedean

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I just want to say
thank you for these
amazing three weeks
full of happiness!”
CHAKIROVA, STUDENT FROM RUSSIA

                                                                 Sailing

Originally founded in 1885, Roedean is one                                                    DATES: 28 JUNE - 9 AUGUST
of the most prestigious and well known                                                        AGES: 9 - 16
independent boarding schools in the UK.
Its current site was established in 1898 and offers excellent
facilities, including 40 acres of playing fields and space for
activities, several tennis courts, a large indoor sports hall,       SPECIALISED COURSES AVAILABLE
astro turf, squash courts and an indoor swimming pool
with spectacular views out to sea. This beautiful school also              Sailing
provides art and dance studios, comfortable boarding houses                Multi Activities
and a modern dining room where students are offered a
                                                                           Art & Design
healthy and balanced diet.
                                                                           Climbing & Bouldering
Students’ accommodation consists of mostly single and twin
                                                                           Golf
rooms, there are also several multi-bed rooms. Surrounded by
the stunning South Downs countryside, the school overlooks                 Horse-riding
Brighton Marina and is only a short bus ride away from                     Tennis
the popular seaside city of Brighton. Trains from Brighton
                                                                           Dance
to London take less than an hour, which makes it a very
accessible destination.                                                    Intensive English
                                                                           Summer Academic Study
ACCOMMODATION
The boarding houses have mostly standard single and twin
rooms. The girls accommodation has only single rooms and
the boys has some single, twin and multi-bedded rooms.

Excellent classroom facilities                                   Amazing facilities

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SCHOOLS

UCLA

                         A Century
                        of Learning
                          under the
                     Sun-Kissed Sky
                            Known for its numerous acclaimed
                            alumni who accomplished 14 Nobel
                        Prizes, 13 faculty MacArthur Fellows, 118
                        NCAA titles and more Olympic medals
                         than most nations, UCLA is one of the
                        most prestigious colleges in California.

                                                      Sunny Los Angeles

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It was really cool,
because I met a lot
of people from other
countries, made new
friends and improved
my English.
OLENA, STUDENT FROM UKRAINE

                                                                    Having fun downtown

UCLA has 16 dedicated recreational and                                                         DATES: 27 JUNE - 8 AUGUST
athletic facilities, including a fitness centre,                                               AGES: 12 - 17
numerous swimming pools and much more!
Throughout the last 100 years, University of California Los
Angeles has established its reputation as a “Public Ivy”,
making it equivalent to an education from an Ivy League
university. The location is in the centre of the city making it         SPECIALISED COURSES AVAILABLE
perfect to enjoy the best of living in Los Angeles. Students will
                                                                            Multi Activities
enjoy the facilities of a huge university, including 16 dedicated
recreational and athletic facilities, fitness centre, numerous              Climbing & Bouldering
swimming pools and much more!                                               Surfing

All residences halls are a short walk away from each other                  Coding & Gaming
and the paths between them are filled with numerous shops
and options for food. Los Angeles is one of the most
well-connected cities where you can enjoy trips to Disneyland,
Las Vegas or even San Diego.

ACCOMMODATION
The residences have mostly single and twin rooms and some
multi-bedded dormitories.

A prestigious American university                                   Fantastic location

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SCHOOLS

Malta

                        A sparkling
                        jewel in the
                       heart of the
                     Mediterranean
                        filled with centuries of incredible history

                                                    Stunning crystal blue seas

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Some students come
back the year after. I
have met some who
have come back for
two or three years.
They enjoy it and they
get a lot out of it.
RUSSELL, TEACHER                                                   Valletta, a UNESCO world heritage site

Students stay in a beautiful 4-star seafront                                                  DATES: 27 JUNE - 9 AUGUST
resort in one of Malta’s most popular tourist                                                 AGES: 9 - 17
destinations. Close to the sea and Malta’s
sandy beaches as well as the aquarium,
students will enjoy a wonderful summer
resort experience in safe environment with
the benefit of 4-star facilities.                                      SPECIALISED COURSES AVAILABLE
Students will stay in twin or triple rooms with en-suite                   Multi Activities
bathrooms and a range of facilities including air conditioned              Sailing
rooms, mini-fridges and flat screen TVs. There are also two
                                                                           Scuba Diving
swimming pools at the hotel, plenty of communal spaces and
wi-fi available throughout. Meals will be served in the resort             Coding and Gaming
with a wide range of options to satisfy even the most fussy                Outdoor Adventure
eaters. Classes take place in airconditioned classrooms in
the resort, ensuring students benefit from a very comfortable
learning environment.

Students will learn about Malta’s unique history by visiting
cities such as Mdina and Valletta, while also getting a taste of
the Mediterranean environment that Malta offers with plenty
of beach trips, swimming and sporting adventures.

ACCOMMODATION
Twin rooms with en-suite bathroom in a local resort-style hotel.

Beautiful sandy beaches                                            Centuries of history

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Multi
Activities
Keep the mind and body active by
participating in a variety of fun sports
and challenging activities.

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            HOURS OF                                  HOURS OF
         ENGLISH LESSONS                            MULTI-ACTIVITIES                                       15 hours English language tuition per week
            PER WEEK                                  PER WEEK
                                                                                                           Multi activities 4 days per week, 2 hours per day
                                                                                                           Coach to student ratio is 1:12
With swimming pools available as well as fantastic sports                                                  Students join in the whole school activity
facilities and spacious grounds, our activities team organise                                              hour where they will get a chance to mix with
a different combination of sports and activities every day to                                              students on other programmes
ensure a varied week.                                                                                      Available at all centres

Students will spend 2 hours per day over 4 days participating
in a selection of activities that may include football and
swimming, as well as treasure hunts and team games.

SAMPLE PROGRAMME AT ROEDEAN* (activities will vary between centres) - a typical week will include
                            MONDAY                 TUESDAY              WEDNESDAY               THURSDAY                  FRIDAY               SATURDAY                SUNDAY
     8.45 – 9.00                                                           ASSEMBLY
    9.00 – 10.00             ENGLISH                 ENGLISH                ENGLISH                ENGLISH                ENGLISH
   10.00 – 10.10*                                                            BREAK
     10.10 – 11.10           ENGLISH                 ENGLISH                ENGLISH                ENGLISH                ENGLISH
                                                                                                                                                                     EXCURSION
     11.10 – 11.30                                                           BREAK                                                                                  TO LONDON:
                                                                                                                                               WINDSOR
    11.30 – 12.30            ENGLISH                 ENGLISH                ENGLISH                ENGLISH                ENGLISH                                      TOUR,
                                                                                                                                             TOWN & CASTLE
                                                                                                                                                                    LONDON EYE,
                                                                            LUNCH                                                                                  COVENT GARDEN
                                                                                                                      TEAM GAMES
                         TREASURE HUNT              HOCKEY             BRIGHTON PIER             BADMINTON
   AFTERNOON                                                                                                        AND TABLE TENNIS
                         AND SWIMMING               AND ART           AND THE PAVILION           AND DRAMA
                                                                                                                     TOURNAMENT

                                                                            DINNER

                                                                                                                                                                      WELCOME
                            KARAOKE /            HOUSE NIGHT /          INTER-HOUSE             INFLATABLES /           SWIMMING /          THEMED DISCO /
      EVENING                                                                                                                                                       NEW STUDENTS
                          ARTS & CRAFTS         INDOOR SPORTS           TOURNAMENT                CARNIVAL             TALENT SHOW           HOUSE GAMES
                                                                                                                                                                    TOURNAMENT

* This is a sample programme only and is subject to change. Break times vary between schools. Snacks and drinks will be available at mid morning and evening break time.

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Climbing &
Bouldering                                                                                                 NEW
                                                                                                               FOR
Be part of the growing Olympic sport
for 2020 and learn or develop your
                                                                                                      2020
Climbing Skills.

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              HOURS OF                                   HOURS OF
           ENGLISH LESSONS                             CLIMBING AND                                         15 hours English language tuition per week
              PER WEEK                                  BOULDERING
                                                         PER WEEK                                           4 days per week, 2 hours per day
                                                                                                            Instructor to student ratio of 1:10 maximum
Let your mind, body and soul climb on some of the best indoor                                               Students join in the whole school activity hour
walls created for specialist climbing. Over 4 days students will                                            where they will get a chance to mix with students
take part in a varied programme of climbing and bouldering                                                  on other programmes
for 2 hours each day. Located in state-of-the-art facilities                                                Available at Roedean and UCLA
available with the support of experienced and qualified
                                                                                                 Please note: Parents/guardian must sign a pre-registration form and consent form for
instructors, students will enjoy:                                                                the student to be allowed to participate.

PRINCIPLES OF CLIMBING
Safety, Harnessing, Belaying, Catching and lowering and more.
BOULDERING TECHNIQUES
Crimping, matching, planning your routes and more.

SAMPLE PROGRAMME AT UCLA* (activities will vary between centres) - a typical week will include
                            MONDAY                 TUESDAY              WEDNESDAY               THURSDAY                    FRIDAY               SATURDAY              SUNDAY
     8.45 – 9.00                                                           ASSEMBLY
    9.00 – 10.00             ENGLISH                 ENGLISH                ENGLISH                ENGLISH                  ENGLISH
   10.00 – 10.10*                                                            BREAK
     10.10 – 11.10           ENGLISH                 ENGLISH                ENGLISH                ENGLISH                  ENGLISH
     11.10 – 11.30                                                           BREAK                                                                EXCURSION           EXCURSION
    11.30 – 12.30            ENGLISH                 ENGLISH                ENGLISH                ENGLISH                  ENGLISH             TO DISNEYLAND         TO GRIFFITH
                                                                                                                                                 THEME PARK          OBSERVATORY
                                                                            LUNCH
                                                                                                                         BOULDERING
                         INTRODUCTION                                                           BOULDERING
                             SAFETY, LEVEL       INDOOR SPORT            DOWN TOWN                                         SESSION
   AFTERNOON                                                                                      SESSION              AND / OR INDOOR SPORT
                        ASSESSMENT AND INITIAL      CLIMBING               LA TOUR            PROBLEMS AND CIRCUITS   CLIMBING, MINI COMP AND
                           CLIMBING SESSION
                                                                                                                             FUN SESSION

                                                                            DINNER

                                                                                                                                                                      WELCOME
                            KARAOKE /                 MOVIE            INTERNATIONAL               SUNSET                                       THEMED DISCO /
      EVENING                                                                                                            POOL GAMES                                 NEW STUDENTS
                          ARTS & CRAFTS               NIGHT                NIGHT                 VOLLEYBALL                                      HOUSE GAMES
                                                                                                                                                                    TOURNAMENT

* This is a sample programme only and is subject to change. Break times vary between schools. Snacks and drinks will be available at mid morning and evening break time.

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Art &
Design
Develop your artistic abilities and creativity
in a supportive environment with qualified
and experienced art teachers.

               15                                         8                                            KEY FACTS
            HOURS OF                                  HOURS OF
         ENGLISH LESSONS                            ART AND DESIGN                                         15 hours English language tuition per week
            PER WEEK                                   PER WEEK
                                                                                                           Art and Design 4 days per week, 2 hours per day
                                                                                                           All art materials included
Students will be trained in a variety of techniques and skills,                                            Variety of skills covered. May include:
and will be able to showcase the results to the rest of the                                                drawing, illustration, sketching, painting,
school at the end of each week at the Academy Art Exhibition.                                              sculpture, pottery, fine art and more
                                                                                                           Average teacher to student ratio is 1:12
The course will take place in an art studio at the school,
with occasional field trips or visits to a local art museum                                                Students join in the whole school activity hour
or exhibition.                                                                                             where they will get a chance to mix with students
                                                                                                           on other programmes
All instructors are specialist art teachers whose qualifications
                                                                                                           Available at Roedean
and experience are recognised by British schools.

SAMPLE PROGRAMME AT ROEDEAN* (activities will vary between centres) - a typical week will include
                            MONDAY                 TUESDAY              WEDNESDAY               THURSDAY                  FRIDAY               SATURDAY                SUNDAY
     8.45 – 9.00                                                           ASSEMBLY
    9.00 – 10.00             ENGLISH                 ENGLISH                ENGLISH                ENGLISH                ENGLISH
   10.00 – 10.10*                                                            BREAK
     10.10 – 11.10           ENGLISH                 ENGLISH                ENGLISH                ENGLISH                ENGLISH
                                                                                                                                                                     EXCURSION
     11.10 – 11.30                                                           BREAK                                                                                  TO LONDON:
                                                                                                                                               WINDSOR
    11.30 – 12.30            ENGLISH                 ENGLISH                ENGLISH                ENGLISH                ENGLISH                                      TOUR,
                                                                                                                                             TOWN & CASTLE
                                                                                                                                                                    LONDON EYE,
                                                                            LUNCH                                                                                  COVENT GARDEN
                        STILL LIFE PAINTING        SKETCHING                                                         SCREEN PRINTING
                                                                           ARUNDEL              PRINTING AND
   AFTERNOON             AND HISTORY OF           IN THE LOCAL                                                        AND EXHIBITION
                                                                            CASTLE               SCULPTING
                           ART STUDIES           ENVIRONMENT                                                            OF WORK

                                                                            DINNER

                          MULTI SPORTS /                                                                                                                              WELCOME
                                               INDOOR SPORTS /          INTER-HOUSE             INFLATABLES /          SHOWCASE /           THEMED DISCO /
      EVENING             HOUSE NIGHT                                                                                                                               NEW STUDENTS
                                                  KARAOKE               TOURNAMENT                CARNIVAL            FASHION SHOW           HOUSE GAMES
                             GAMES                                                                                                                                  TOURNAMENT

* This is a sample programme only and is subject to change. Break times vary between schools. Snacks and drinks will be available at mid morning and evening break time.

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Dance
Learn a variety of dance skills taught
by professional dance teachers.

                15                                         8                                           KEY FACTS
              HOURS OF                               HOURS OF DANCE
           ENGLISH LESSONS                             PER WEEK                                            15 hours English language tuition per week
              PER WEEK
                                                                                                           Dance 4 days per week, 2 hours per day
                                                                                                           Each student will receive a certificate and report
                                                                                                           to demonstrate their achievement
Dance offers a varied programme according to each
student’s abilities, skills and interests. Classes cover free                                              The average teacher to student ratio is 1:12
movement, contemporary, jazz, street dance and even                                                        Students join in the whole school activity hour
choreography! The dancers will showcase all they’ve                                                        where they will get a chance to mix with students
learned to other students at the weekly Academy Showcase.                                                  on other programmes

Our teachers are all professionally qualified to teach at a                                                Available at Roedean
variety of levels and disciplines, whether beginners or more
advanced students of contemporary and commercial dance.

SAMPLE PROGRAMME AT ROEDEAN* - a typical week will include
                            MONDAY                 TUESDAY              WEDNESDAY               THURSDAY                  FRIDAY               SATURDAY                SUNDAY
     8.45 – 9.00                                                           ASSEMBLY
    9.00 – 10.00             ENGLISH                 ENGLISH                ENGLISH                ENGLISH                ENGLISH
   10.00 – 10.10*                                                            BREAK
     10.10 – 11.10           ENGLISH                 ENGLISH                ENGLISH                ENGLISH                ENGLISH
                                                                                                                                                                     EXCURSION
     11.10 – 11.30                                                           BREAK                                                            EXCURSION             TO LONDON:
    11.30 – 12.30            ENGLISH                 ENGLISH                ENGLISH                ENGLISH                ENGLISH           TO CANTERBURY              TOUR,
                                                                                                                                             & CATHEDRAL            LONDON EYE,
                                                                            LUNCH                                                                                  COVENT GARDEN
                         WARM UP, LEVEL
                                                CONTEMPORARY                                  CONTEMPORARY,
                        ASSESSMENT AND                                  BRIGHTON PIER                                CONTEMPORARY
   AFTERNOON                                      DANCE AND                                      JAZZ AND
                        FREE MOVEMENT                                   AND PAVILION                                    DANCE
                                                CHOREOGRAPHY                                   STREET DANCE
                             CLASS
                                                                            DINNER

                                                                                                                                                                      WELCOME
                            KARAOKE /            NATURE TRAIL /          INTER-HOUSE            INFLATABLES /            ACADEMY            THEMED DISCO /
      EVENING                                                                                                                                                       NEW STUDENTS
                          ARTS & CRAFTS         INDOOR SPORTS             QUIZ NIGHT              CARNIVAL              SHOWCASE             HOUSE GAMES
                                                                                                                                                                    TOURNAMENT

* This is a sample programme only and is subject to change. Break times vary between schools. Snacks and drinks will be available at mid morning and evening break time.

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Golf
Expert instruction for students at all levels
by a Professional Golf Association coach.

               15                                         8                                            KEY FACTS
            HOURS OF                                HOURS OF GOLF
         ENGLISH LESSONS                              PER WEEK*                                            15 hours English language tuition per week
            PER WEEK
                                                                                                           Golf 4 days per week*
                                                                                                           Golf clubs, golf balls, tees and all
                                                                                                           facilities provided
Instruction takes place at a local professional golf club. The
facilities are excellent with full length practice range, practice                                         Includes instruction in driving and stroke
bunker, chipping and putting greens. Advanced students may                                                 technique, putting and swing practice
play the course itself.                                                                                    Instructor to student ratio is 1:10 maximum

The PGA coaches can cater for all abilities including high                                                 Students may play a full course if their ability allows**
level players.                                                                                             Students join in the whole school activity hour
                                                                                                           where they will get a chance to mix with students
Programme focus may be chosen from:·
                                                                                                           on other programmes
    Putting green                       Driving range
                                                                                                           Available at Roedean
    Chipping green                      Team games
    Fairway bunker                                                                               * This course may sometimes run over 3 afternoons instead of 4
                                                                                                 ** At the discretion of the PGA coach and time allowing

SAMPLE PROGRAMME AT ROEDEAN* - a typical week will include
                            MONDAY                 TUESDAY              WEDNESDAY               THURSDAY                  FRIDAY               SATURDAY                SUNDAY
     8.45 – 9.00                                                           ASSEMBLY
    9.00 – 10.00             ENGLISH                 ENGLISH                ENGLISH                ENGLISH                ENGLISH
   10.00 – 10.10*                                                            BREAK
     10.10 – 11.10           ENGLISH                 ENGLISH                ENGLISH                ENGLISH                ENGLISH
                                                                                                                                              EXCURSION              EXCURSION
     11.10 – 11.30                                                           BREAK                                                            TO OXFORD:            TO LONDON:
    11.30 – 12.30            ENGLISH                 ENGLISH                ENGLISH                ENGLISH                ENGLISH                TOUR,                 TOUR,
                                                                                                                                             CHRISTCHURCH           LONDON EYE,
                                                                            LUNCH                                                              COLLEGE             COVENT GARDEN
                                               PERSONAL WORK                                                    ASSESSMENT
                              VIDEO
                                               STATIONS, GROUP                                 GROUP CLINIC,    WITH VIDEO
   AFTERNOON               ASSESSMENT,                                  BRIGHTON PIER
                                               CLINICS, THE FULL                              THE SHORT GAME ANALYSIS, COURSE
                         PLAN AND CLINIC
                                                    SWING                                                      INSTRUCTION
                                                                            DINNER

                                                                                                                                                                      WELCOME
                            KARAOKE /            HOUSE NIGHT /          INTER-HOUSE             INFLATABLES /           SWIMMING /          THEMED DISCO /
      EVENING                                                                                                                                                       NEW STUDENTS
                          ARTS & CRAFTS         INDOOR SPORTS           TOURNAMENT                CARNIVAL             TALENT SHOW           HOUSE GAMES
                                                                                                                                                                    TOURNAMENT

* This is a sample programme only and is subject to change. Break times vary between schools. Snacks and drinks will be available at mid morning and evening break time.

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Horse
Riding
Ride at an equestrian centre that offers a
wealth of experience in fantastic locations.

                15                                         8                                           KEY FACTS
              HOURS OF                                  HOURS OF
           ENGLISH LESSONS                             HORSE RIDING                                        15 hours English language tuition per week
              PER WEEK                                  PER WEEK
                                                                                                           Horse Riding 4 days per week, 2 hours per day
                                                                                                           Instruction options include dressage and stable
                                                                                                           management, and horse riding in the local
Each student will receive an ability test on their first day at the
                                                                                                           countryside, dependent on level
equestrian centre. The professional instructors will create a
programme adapted to the students’ abilities and select a                                                  Students join in the whole school activity hour
                                                                                                           where they will get a chance to mix with students
horse or pony accordingly for the week.
                                                                                                           on other programmes
Stable management will also be a part of the programme.
                                                                                                           Available at Roedean

                                                                                                 Please note: Parents/guardian must sign a pre-registration form and consent form for
                                                                                                 the student to be allowed to participate

SAMPLE PROGRAMME AT ROEDEAN* (activities will vary between centres) - a typical week will include
                            MONDAY                 TUESDAY              WEDNESDAY               THURSDAY                  FRIDAY               SATURDAY                SUNDAY
     8.45 – 9.00                                                           ASSEMBLY
    9.00 – 10.00             ENGLISH                 ENGLISH                ENGLISH                ENGLISH                ENGLISH
   10.00 – 10.10*                                                            BREAK
     10.10 – 11.10           ENGLISH                 ENGLISH                ENGLISH                ENGLISH                ENGLISH
                                                                                                                                                                     EXCURSION
     11.10 – 11.30                                                           BREAK                                                          PORTSMOUTH:
                                                                                                                                                                    TO LONDON:
                                                                                                                                            HISTORIC NAVAL
    11.30 – 12.30            ENGLISH                 ENGLISH                ENGLISH                ENGLISH                ENGLISH                                      TOUR,
                                                                                                                                           DOCKYARD & GUN
                                                                                                                                                                    LONDON EYE,
                                                                            LUNCH                                                           WHARF QUAYS
                                                                                                                                                                   COVENT GARDEN
                        LEVEL ASSESSMENT, CROSS COUNTRY                 BRIGHTON i360          SHOW JUMPING,
                              STABLE       LESSON OR OFF                 FLIGHT AND               DRESSAGE                 MINI
   AFTERNOON
                        MANAGEMENT AND ROAD HACKING                       CHURCHILL              AND STABLE             GYMKHANA
                          RIDING LESSON     IN THE FIELDS               SQUARE SHOP             MANAGEMENT
                                                                            DINNER

                                                                                                                                                                      WELCOME
                            KARAOKE /            NATURE TRAIL /         INTER-HOUSE             INFLATABLES /           SHOWCASE /          THEMED DISCO /
      EVENING                                                                                                                                                       NEW STUDENTS
                         INDOOR SPORTS           ARTS & CRAFTS          TOURNAMENT                CARNIVAL             TALENT SHOW           HOUSE GAMES
                                                                                                                                                                    TOURNAMENT

* This is a sample programme only and is subject to change. Break times vary between schools. Snacks and drinks will be available at mid morning and evening break time.

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Tennis
A variety of skills and techniques
taught by our professional coaches
to help improve your game.

                15                                         8                                           KEY FACTS
              HOURS OF                              HOURS OF TENNIS
           ENGLISH LESSONS                             PER WEEK                                            15 hours English language tuition per week
              PER WEEK
                                                                                                           Tennis 4 days per week, 2 hours per day
                                                                                                           Coach to student ratio is 1:4
Each student will be evaluated on the first tennis session as                                              Play takes place on dedicated on-site multi-surface
to their level of play. Our professional coaches are all Lawn                                              tennis courts
Tennis Association qualified with Level 2 or higher.                                                       Students join in the whole school activity hour
                                                                                                           where they will get a chance to mix with students
Our coaches will ensure that students learn and practise a
                                                                                                           on other programmes
variety of skills and techniques, including serving, volleys,
shots and etiquette on the court.                                                                          Available at Roedean

SAMPLE PROGRAMME AT ROEDEAN* (activities will vary between centres) - a typical week will include
                            MONDAY                 TUESDAY              WEDNESDAY               THURSDAY                  FRIDAY               SATURDAY                SUNDAY
     8.45 – 9.00                                                           ASSEMBLY
    9.00 – 10.00             ENGLISH                 ENGLISH                ENGLISH                ENGLISH                ENGLISH
   10.00 – 10.10*                                                            BREAK
     10.10 – 11.10           ENGLISH                 ENGLISH                ENGLISH                ENGLISH                ENGLISH
                                                                                                                                                                     EXCURSION
     11.10 – 11.30                                                           BREAK                                                                                  TO LONDON:
    11.30 – 12.30            ENGLISH                 ENGLISH                ENGLISH                ENGLISH                ENGLISH                                      TOUR,
                                                                                                                                                                    LONDON EYE,
                                                                            LUNCH                                                              WINDSOR             COVENT GARDEN
                                                                                                                                             TOWN & CASTLE
                         BASIC WARM UPS,        GROUP PLAYING,          SANTA MONICA             SINGLES,                 MATCH
   AFTERNOON
                        LEVEL ASSESSMENT         STROKE PLAY               BEACH              TACTICS, SERVES            PRACTICE

                                                                            DINNER

                                                                                                                                                                      WELCOME
                            KARAOKE /            HOUSE NIGHT /          INTER-HOUSE             INFLATABLES /           SWIMMING /
      EVENING                                                                                                                                                       NEW STUDENTS
                          ARTS & CRAFTS         INDOOR SPORTS           TOURNAMENT                CARNIVAL             TALENT SHOW
                                                                                                                                                                    TOURNAMENT

* This is a sample programme only and is subject to change. Break times vary between schools. Snacks and drinks will be available at mid morning and evening break time.

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Sailing
Make a splash this summer and take
to the water for a sailing course.

               15                                         8                                            KEY FACTS
            HOURS OF                               HOURS OF SAILING
         ENGLISH LESSONS                              PER WEEK                                             15 hours English language tuition per week
            PER WEEK
                                                                                                           Sailing 4 days per week, 2 hours per day
                                                                                                           The club provides buoyancy aids
This programme gives students the opportunity to take                                                      Instructor to student ratio is from 1:3 to 1:5
advantage of fully qualified and experienced instructors –                                                 depending on the boat
accredited by the Royal Yachting Association in the UK and the                                             Students join in the whole school activity hour
Malta Young Sailors Club in Malta. Students will take to the water                                         where they will get a chance to mix with students
on the English Channel in our Roedean Academy, alternatively                                               on other
in Malta the students set sail on the crystal clear Mediterranean                                          Available at Roedean and Malta
sea from the sea-side town of St Paul’s Bay. Students learn basic
nautical skills and may sail a variety of boats. Buoyancy aids are
                                                                                                 Please note: Parents/guardian must sign a pre-registration form and consent form for
provided. Students will be awarded RYA level 1 dinghy certificate                                the student to be allowed to participate
(in the UK), and a Malta Young Sailors Club certificate or higher
depending on their level and boats used.

SAMPLE PROGRAMME IN MALTA* (activities will vary between centres) - a typical week will include
                            MONDAY                 TUESDAY              WEDNESDAY               THURSDAY                  FRIDAY               SATURDAY                SUNDAY
     8.45 – 9.00                                                           ASSEMBLY
    9.00 – 10.00             ENGLISH                 ENGLISH                ENGLISH                ENGLISH                ENGLISH
   10.00 – 10.10*                                                            BREAK
     10.10 – 11.10           ENGLISH                 ENGLISH                ENGLISH                ENGLISH                ENGLISH
     11.10 – 11.30                                                           BREAK                                                             EXCURSION:
    11.30 – 12.30            ENGLISH                 ENGLISH                ENGLISH                ENGLISH                ENGLISH               DAY TRIP
                                                                                                                                                TO GOZO
                                                                            LUNCH                                                                                     EXCURSION:
                                                                                                          PRACTISE                                                   TRIP TO SICILY
                       LEVEL ASSESSMENT, RIGGING THEORY,
                                                                           ESPLORA     LAUNCHING AND     NEW SAILING
   AFTERNOON             KNOT PRACTICE    BACKGROUND
                                                                       SCIENCE CENTRE LANDING THE BOAT TECHNIQUES AND
                          AND SAILING      AND SAILING
                                                                                                        MANOEUVRES
                                                                            DINNER

                         MALTESE NIGHT              HARBOUR             GOLDEN BAY             ABSEILING AND           EC ACADEMY
      EVENING                                                                                                                                 MOVIE NIGHT
                          IN VALLETTA                CRUISE            BEACH EVENING            ADVENTURE                 PARTY

* This is a sample programme only and is subject to change. Break times vary between schools. Snacks and drinks will be available at mid morning and evening break time.

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Scuba Diving
For students who’ve always wanted to learn how to scuba dive,
it’s time to discover new adventures and see the wondrous world
beneath the waves with a PADI Open Water certification!

                15                                       10                                            KEY FACTS
              HOURS OF                                   HOURS OF
           ENGLISH LESSONS                             SCUBA DIVING                                        15 hours English language tuition per week
              PER WEEK                                   PER WEEK
                                                                                                           Diving 5 days per week, 2 hours per day
                                                                                                           We provide all equipment necessary
Learning to dive is incredible, the PADI Open Water Course                                                 Instructor to student ratio is up to 1:9
introduces students to breathing underwater for the first time                                             Students join in the whole school activity hour
and learn what they need to know to become a certified diver.                                              where they will get a chance to mix with students
The PADI Open Water Diver course is the world’s most popular                                               on other programmes
scuba course and has introduced millions of people to the                                                  Available at Malta
adventurous diving lifestyle.
During the course, students will make at least five pool dives                                   Please note: Parents/guardian must sign a pre-registration form and consent form for the
and four dives at local dive sites under the supervision of a                                    student to be allowed to participate

local PADI Instructor. Malta is constantly rated one of the best
diving locations in the Mediterranean, with crystal blue waters
and lots of sites near the shoreline, including lots of shipwrecks.

SAMPLE PROGRAMME IN MALTA* - a typical week will include
                            MONDAY                 TUESDAY              WEDNESDAY               THURSDAY                  FRIDAY               SATURDAY                SUNDAY
     8.45 – 9.00                                                           ASSEMBLY
    9.00 – 10.00             ENGLISH                 ENGLISH                ENGLISH                ENGLISH                ENGLISH
   10.00 – 10.10*                                                            BREAK
     10.10 – 11.10           ENGLISH                 ENGLISH                ENGLISH                ENGLISH                ENGLISH
     11.10 – 11.30                                                           BREAK                                                             EXCURSION:
    11.30 – 12.30            ENGLISH                 ENGLISH                ENGLISH                ENGLISH                ENGLISH               DAY TRIP
                                                                                                                                                TO GOZO               EXCURSION:
                                                                            LUNCH
                                                                                                                                                                       DAY TRIP
                                                                                                                                                                       TO SICILY
                           BASIC SCUBA             CONFINED               CONFINED                 OPEN                   OPEN
   AFTERNOON
                            PRINCIPLES             WATER DIVE             WATER DIVE             WATER DIVE             WATER DIVE

                                                                            DINNER

                             HARBOUR             ABSEILING AND          MALTESE NIGHT           GOLDEN BAY             EC ACADEMY
      EVENING                                                                                                                                 MOVIE NIGHT
                              CRUISE              ADVENTURE              IN VALLETTA           BEACH EVENING              PARTY

* This is a sample programme only and is subject to change. Break times vary between schools. Snacks and drinks will be available at mid morning and evening break time.

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Surfing
With miles of beaches and reliable waves, it’s no wonder
surfing has become an integral part of California’s identity.
What better place to enjoy them than Surf City, USA!

               15                                         8                                            KEY FACTS
            HOURS OF                              HOURS OF SURFING
         ENGLISH LESSONS                             PER WEEK                                              15 hours English language tuition per week
            PER WEEK
                                                                                                           Surfing 4 days per week, 2 hours per day
                                                                                                           We provide all equipment necessary
On our surfing programme, students will start with basics                                                  Instructor to student ratio is up to 1:5
of surfing including safety, basics and etiquette, as well as                                              Students join in the whole school activity hour
some practise. They will also lean about ocean ecology and                                                 where they will get a chance to mix with students
conservation to complement their surfing practise.                                                         on other programmes

Students will expect to enjoy at least 4 days per week out                                                 Available at UCLA
surfing, at least 2 hours each session. All of our instructors are
certified members of The International Surfing Association
(ISA) and will be there to help students every step of the way.

SAMPLE PROGRAMME AT UCLA* - a typical week will include
                            MONDAY                 TUESDAY              WEDNESDAY               THURSDAY                  FRIDAY               SATURDAY                SUNDAY
     8.45 – 9.00                                                           ASSEMBLY
    9.00 – 10.00             ENGLISH                 ENGLISH                ENGLISH                ENGLISH                ENGLISH
   10.00 – 10.10*                                                            BREAK
     10.10 – 11.10           ENGLISH                 ENGLISH                ENGLISH                ENGLISH                ENGLISH
     11.10 – 11.30                                                           BREAK
    11.30 – 12.30            ENGLISH                 ENGLISH                ENGLISH                ENGLISH                ENGLISH
                                                                                                                                                                     EXCURSION:
                                                                                                                                               EXCURSION:
                                                                            LUNCH                                                                                    DAY TRIP TO
                                                                                                                                               DAY TRIP TO
                                                                                                                                                                     HOLLYWOOD
                                                                                                                                               DISNEYLAND
                           SAFETY AND            STANDING AND              EXPLORE                REFINING               PRACTISE                                       BLVD
   AFTERNOON
                             BASICS                 TURNING             SANTA MONICA            TECHNIQUES              NEW SKILLS

                                                                            DINNER

                              CAMP                    MOVIE                 SPORTS               SCAVENGER
      EVENING                                                                                                              PARTY
                              GAMES                   NIGHT                AND GYM                 HUNT

* This is a sample programme only and is subject to change. Break times vary between schools. Snacks and drinks will be available at mid morning and evening break time.

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Outdoor
Adventure
Perfect for anyone who loves to be outside! Students will
try a wide range of activities designed to spark a sense
of adventure, all set in the beautiful backdrop of Malta.

               15                                         8                                            KEY FACTS
            HOURS OF                                HOURS OF
         ENGLISH LESSONS                        OUTDOOR ADVENTURE                                          15 hours English language tuition per week
            PER WEEK                                PER WEEK
                                                                                                           Outdoor Adventure 4 days per week, 2 hours per day
                                                                                                           We provide all equipment necessary
From scuba diving under the sea to ziplining high in the air,                                              Instructor to student ratio is up to 1:9
our Outdoor Adventure programme is great for not only                                                      Students join in the whole school activity hour
learning new skills but also for stepping outside one’s comfort                                            where they will get a chance to mix with students on
zone. Malta is built for adventure, with crystal blue seas,                                                other programmes
staggeringly high cliffs and plenty of countryside to make the                                             Available at Malta
most of this experience.
Students can expect to enjoy at least 4 days per week doing an
Outdoor Sport activity, at least 2 hours each session. Instructors
will take students all around the island, exploring every nook
and cranny that would otherwise be impossible to find!

SAMPLE PROGRAMME IN MALTA* - a typical week will include
                            MONDAY                 TUESDAY              WEDNESDAY               THURSDAY                  FRIDAY               SATURDAY                SUNDAY
     8.45 – 9.00                                                           ASSEMBLY
    9.00 – 10.00             ENGLISH                 ENGLISH                ENGLISH                ENGLISH                ENGLISH
   10.00 – 10.10*                                                            BREAK
     10.10 – 11.10           ENGLISH                 ENGLISH                ENGLISH                ENGLISH                ENGLISH
     11.10 – 11.30                                                           BREAK                                                             EXCURSION:
    11.30 – 12.30            ENGLISH                 ENGLISH                ENGLISH                ENGLISH                ENGLISH               DAY TRIP
                                                                                                                                                TO GOZO               EXCURSION:
                                                                            LUNCH
                                                                                                                                                                       DAY TRIP
                                                                                                                                                                       TO SICILY
                             DISCOVER                ROCK                    BOAT
   AFTERNOON                                                                                      ZIPLINING             SNORKELING
                              SCUBA                 CLIMBING                 PARTY

                                                                            DINNER

                             BEACH                   ESCAPE                  NIGHT                  LASER                 NIGHT                 WELCOME
      EVENING
                            BARBECUE                 GAMES                   BIKING                  TAG                 TREKKING                PARTY

* This is a sample programme only and is subject to change. Break times vary between schools. Snacks and drinks will be available at mid morning and evening break time.

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Coding &
Gaming
Delve into the digital world with our coding and gaming
programme, designed to teach students about the ins and outs
of gaming as well as inspiring creativity through their own design

               15                                         8                                            KEY FACTS
            HOURS OF                                 HOURS OF
         ENGLISH LESSONS                         CODING AND GAMING                                         15 hours English language tuition per week
            PER WEEK                                  PER WEEK
                                                                                                           Coding and Gaming 4 days per week, 2 hours per day
                                                                                                           Instructor to student ratio is up to 1:8
With our curriculum at UCLA designed by graduates of some                                                  Students join in the whole school activity hour
of the leading Ivy League universities in the US. In Malta the                                             where they will get a chance to mix with students
programme is brought to students by PWC. Students will use                                                 on other programmes
games like Fortnite, Overwatch, Minecraft or League of Legends                                             Available at UCLA and Malta
to further their understanding of the industry. At UCLA students
have access to a full lab including 3D printers, computers and
any other technology required to complete their projects.
Students can expect to enjoy at least 4 days per week at their
Coding and Gaming programme, for at least 2 hours each
session. Our dedicated staff will be there to assist students
during every stage of their project.

SAMPLE PROGRAMME AT UCLA* (activities will vary between centres) - a typical week will include
                            MONDAY                 TUESDAY              WEDNESDAY               THURSDAY                  FRIDAY               SATURDAY                SUNDAY
     8.45 – 9.00                                                           ASSEMBLY
    9.00 – 10.00             ENGLISH                 ENGLISH                ENGLISH                ENGLISH                ENGLISH
   10.00 – 10.10*                                                            BREAK
     10.10 – 11.10           ENGLISH                 ENGLISH                ENGLISH                ENGLISH                ENGLISH
     11.10 – 11.30                                                           BREAK
    11.30 – 12.30            ENGLISH                 ENGLISH                ENGLISH                ENGLISH                ENGLISH
                                                                                                                                               EXCURSION:
                                                                            LUNCH                                                                                     DOWNTOWN
                                                                                                                                               DAY TRIP TO
                                                                                                                                                                       LA TOUR
                                                                                                                                               DISNEYLAND
                                                   IMPROVE                 EXPLORE           DESIGN GRAPHICS              PROJECT
   AFTERNOON                GAMING 101
                                                 GAMING SKILLS          SANTA MONICA          AND ANIMATION            PRESENTATION

                                                                            DINNER

                              CAMP                    MOVIE                 SPORTS               SCAVENGER
      EVENING                                                                                                              PARTY
                              GAMES                   NIGHT                AND GYM                 HUNT

* This is a sample programme only and is subject to change. Break times vary between schools. Snacks and drinks will be available at mid morning and evening break time.

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Intensive
English
Focus on improving your English language
skills on this intensive course.

                8                                      1:6                                             KEY FACTS
             HOURS OF                             TEACHER/STUDENT
         INTENSIVE ENGLISH                       RATIO IN ADDITIONAL                                       15 hours English language tuition per week
             PER WEEK                              ENGLISH LESSONS
                                                                                                           8 additional hours of English language classes per
                                                                                                           week with a teacher to student ratio of 1:6
                                                                                                           Students join in the whole school activity hour
This course will allow students to focus on developing their
                                                                                                           where they will get a chance to mix with students
English skills, with time spent concentrating on vocabulary,                                               on other programmes
grammar, pronunciation and communication through
                                                                                                           Available at Roedean
classroom activities and project work.
We use a mix of traditional teaching methods and technology
(including interactive whiteboards) in the classrooms to
ensure an engaging and dynamic class.
Our classrooms are multi-lingual, so students must use English
to be understood. The course is overseen by a qualified
Director of Studies.

SAMPLE PROGRAMME AT ROEDEAN* (activities will vary between centres) - a typical week will include
                            MONDAY                 TUESDAY              WEDNESDAY               THURSDAY                  FRIDAY               SATURDAY                SUNDAY
     8.45 – 9.00                                                           ASSEMBLY
    9.00 – 10.00             ENGLISH                 ENGLISH                ENGLISH                ENGLISH                ENGLISH
   10.00 – 10.10*                                                            BREAK
     10.10 – 11.10           ENGLISH                 ENGLISH                ENGLISH                ENGLISH                ENGLISH
                                                                                                                                               FULL DAY              EXCURSION
     11.10 – 11.30                                                           BREAK                                                          EXCURSIONS TO           TO LONDON:
    11.30 – 12.30            ENGLISH                 ENGLISH                ENGLISH                ENGLISH                ENGLISH           WINDSOR TOWN               TOUR,
                                                                                                                                             AND WINDSOR            LONDON EYE,
                                                                            LUNCH                                                               CASTLE             COVENT GARDEN
                                                   LANGUAGE                                      LANGUAGE
                            LANGUAGE                                       ARUNDEL                                      LANGUAGE
   AFTERNOON                                       SKILLS AND                                    SKILLS AND
                              SKILLS                                        CASTLE                                        SKILLS
                                                 PROJECT WORK                                  PROJECT WORK

                                                                            DINNER

                                                                                                                                                                      WELCOME
                            KARAOKE /            HOUSE NIGHT /          INTER-HOUSE             INFLATABLES /           SWIMMING /          THEMED DISCO /
      EVENING                                                                                                                                                       NEW STUDENTS
                          ARTS & CRAFTS         INDOOR SPORTS           TOURNAMENT                CARNIVAL             TALENT SHOW           HOUSE GAMES
                                                                                                                                                                    TOURNAMENT

* This is a sample programme only and is subject to change. Break times vary between schools. Snacks and drinks will be available at mid morning and evening break time.

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Academic
Study
A true taste of a British education with subjects
taught by qualified British school teachers.

              23                                         1:8                                           KEY FACTS
             HOURS OF                               TEACHER/STUDENT
          ACADEMIC ENGLISH                               RATIO                                             23 hours academic lessons per week
             PER WEEK
                                                                                                           Subjects could include: maths, history,
                                                                                                           geography, science, and philosophy
                                                                                                           The maximum teacher to student ratio is 1:8
This programme teaches a variety of subjects, including maths,
science, art and humanities. It’s ideal for students who are currently                                     Students join in the whole school activity hour
at intermediate level English or above and who want to experience                                          where they will get a chance to mix with students
                                                                                                           on other programmes
what it would be like to study in an English school or to prepare for
further study at an English speaking school, college or university                                         Available at Roedean

Students who book onto this programme will be asked to take a
short level test in advance to verify they are intermediate level. If
their level is seen to be less than intermediate, we will recommend
an alternative, such as Intensive English.

SAMPLE PROGRAMME AT ROEDEAN* - a typical week will include
                            MONDAY                 TUESDAY              WEDNESDAY               THURSDAY                  FRIDAY               SATURDAY                SUNDAY
     8.45 – 9.00                                                           ASSEMBLY
    9.00 – 10.00              MATHS                   MEDIA                  MATHS           FOOD TECHNOLOGY              SCIENCE
   10.00 – 10.10*                                                            BREAK
     10.10 – 11.10           HISTORY                  MEDIA                 HISTORY          FOOD TECHNOLOGY              SCIENCE
     11.10 – 11.30                                                           BREAK
                                                                                                                                               FULL DAY              EXCURSION
    11.30 – 12.30           LITERATURE            GEOGRAPHY               LITERATURE            PHILOSOPHY              GEOGRAPHY           EXCURSIONS TO           TO LONDON:
                                                                             LUNCH                                                          WINDSOR TOWN               TOUR,
                                                                                                                                             AND WINDSOR            LONDON EYE,
                         ENVIRONMENTAL                                                                                                          CASTLE             COVENT GARDEN
    14.00-15.00                                      SCIENCE                                        MATHS                    ART
                             SCIENCE
    15.00-16.00                 ART                  SCIENCE            BRIGHTON PIER               MATHS                    ART
                                                                        AND PAVILION
    16.00-16.30                           BREAK                                                                 BREAK
     16.30-17.30               WHOLE SCHOOL ACTIVITY                                                WHOLE SCHOOL ACTIVITY
                                                                            DINNER
                                                                                                                                                                      WELCOME
                            KARAOKE /            HOUSE NIGHT /          INTER-HOUSE             INFLATABLES /           SWIMMING /          THEMED DISCO /
      EVENING                                                                                                                                                       NEW STUDENTS
                          ARTS & CRAFTS         INDOOR SPORTS           TOURNAMENT                CARNIVAL             TALENT SHOW           HOUSE GAMES
                                                                                                                                                                    TOURNAMENT
* This is a sample programme only and is subject to change. Break times vary between schools. Snacks and drinks will be available at mid morning and evening break time.

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Other Options from EC

During a summer with Embassy, students will not only improve
their English language skills but they will also develop skills
for life! At our centres across the UK and North America we
deliver rewarding summer language programmes for young
learners, providing a truly life-changing experience. Students
make new friends from all over the world and take part in a
wide range of activities and cultural excursions.

                                                                  Embassy Summer students

                                                                  EC ENGLISH
                                                                  LANGUAGE SCHOOLS
                                                                  29 SCHOOLS, 8 COUNTRIES, 4 CONTINENTS
                                                                  Ready to start your adventure? We offer English programmes
                                                                  for adults in some of the world’s most exciting cities in the US,
                                                                  Canada, UK, Ireland, Malta, South Africa, Australia and New
                                                                  Zealand. You can study Academic English, learn the language
                                                                  of work and business, or simply increase your conversational
                                                                  skill by mastering a new language.

                                                                  If you are 30 years of age or above and want to study with
                                                                  like-minded students in a stylish and focused environment,
                                                                  we have 30+ schools designed especially for you. You’ll be
                                                                  surrounded by students from all over the world and have
                                                                  an opportunity to learn about their cultural, personal and
                                                                  professional backgrounds. Available in: New York, Toronto,
                                                                  London, Dublin and Malta.

                                                                  English courses for adults

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