Prospectus 2018 - Bede's Summer School

Prospectus 2018 - Bede's Summer School

Prospectus 2018 - Bede's Summer School

PROSPECTUS 2018

Prospectus 2018 - Bede's Summer School

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Prospectus 2018 - Bede's Summer School
Prospectus 2018 - Bede's Summer School

3 CONTENTS Our Programmes OUR MISSION 5 LITTLE EXPLORERS 6 School 9 Academic 10 Sports & Leisure 12 Day Course 14 Typical Week 15 NEW HORIZONS 16 Schools 19 Academic 23 Sports & Leisure 24 Typical Week 26 ADVENTURES IN ENGLISH 28 School 31 Academic 33 Sports & Leisure 34 Typical Week 36 ENGLISH PLUS 38 Schools 41 Academic 44 Sports & Leisure 46 Typical Week 48 ENGLISH FOR THE FUTURE 50 School 53 Academic 54 Leisure & Entertainment 56 Typical Week 57 LEGAT DANCE 58 School 60 Dance & English 61 Leisure & Entertainment 62 Typical Week 63 MAP AND LOCATIONS 64

Prospectus 2018 - Bede's Summer School
Prospectus 2018 - Bede's Summer School

5 t Bede’s Summer School, our aim is to provide an amazing and unforgettable experience for all our students. By carefully developing their academic, social and personal skills, we ensure that every student leaves Bede’s with a new confidence in themselves, in their English abilities and a better understanding of different cultures. All our centres are located in the South East of England and offer beautiful locations and excellent facilities. Our high staff-to-student ratios allow us to provide an exceptional welfare service and treat every student as an individual.

During their stay, students participate in a carefully planned programme of formal English lessons and exciting sports and recreational activities, which develop their social skills and allow them to enjoy new experiences. All our staff are residential and are passionate about working with young people. Our English teachers plan and deliver interesting and creative lessons to help students achieve their goals, while dedicated House Parents take care of students’ personal needs in a safe and supportive environment.

By balancing different nationalities and demographics, students have the opportunity to make friends with people from all over the world.

Our programmes encourage social interaction and integration, allowing everyone to feel part of a happy family. Bede’s creates the most exciting and rewarding of experiences for our students and inspires them to take advantage of each and every opportunity presented to them. Quite simply, a Bede’s experience is an experience for life! Steve Wood, Principal A OUR MISSION

Prospectus 2018 - Bede's Summer School

6 LITTLE EXPLORERS This carefully considered programme, with 17½ hours of lessons per week, takes place at Bede’s Preparatory School and is designed for our younger students. English lessons consist of English Skills, StoryTime and Explorations, where students learn English through stimulating subjects such as science, space, ecology, geography and technology. Before lunch, Siesta Time or Chill ‘n’ Chat is included to allow our youngest students to re-energise in preparation for a busy afternoon of sports and activities. Optional professional academies are available in a range of sports and other activities.

The evening entertainment programme provides an opportunity for recreation and fun and is designed to immerse students in the English language and culture in a stimulating and innovative way. Weekend excursions enable students to visit places of interest. These can include a cultural visit to a castle, museum or popular tourist attraction such as the London Eye, or something more recreational such as a boat trip or theme park. Day students are welcome and English classes and a leisure programme are available for parents.

Ages 6–11 All levels are accepted, including Complete Beginners 6

Prospectus 2018 - Bede's Summer School
Prospectus 2018 - Bede's Summer School

EASTBOURNE Ages 6–11 ur Eastbourne centre is located on the coast, in the seaside town of Eastbourne and is just a few minutes’ walk from the beach. This compact centre, founded in 1895, gives the feeling of a family home and offers a safe and happy environment for our youngest students. The academic, social and cultural programme is carefully designed to educate and inspire young children. PROGRAMME There is a full programme of lessons, sports, activities, social events and excursions, all of which are mandatory and included in the fee. A Day Course is available.

LESSONS There are 17½ hours of lessons per week including English Skills, StoryTime and Explorations. All levels are available with a maximum 10 students per class. Weekly tests are conducted to check progress. ACADEMIES (OPTIONAL) Animal Management Horse Riding Performing Arts Swimming Tennis ACCOMMODATION Eastbourne offers bedrooms for 4–8 students that enable new friendships to form and help a sense of community to develop. Students share their bedroom with children of a similar age and from different countries. Bathrooms are shared. FACILITIES Eastbourne has an outstanding sports hall, swimming pool, dance studio, Astroturf, art studio, drama theatre and IT suite.

Some classrooms have sea views. CARE Bede’s staff live on campus and provide an excellent welfare service to students 24 hours per day. A staff:student ratio of 1:3 is guaranteed. There are dedicated House Parents to look after students’ personal needs. There is a surgery led by a qualified nurse several times a week and access to a local doctor if required. SERVICES Internet and limited Wi-Fi is available in the main building at certain times. Students can Skype and make and receive telephone calls during their free time. A laundry service is provided for students at least twice a week. There is a 24-hour emergency contact service for parents.

PARENT PROGRAMME English lessons (group or one-to-one) and a leisure programme are available for parents of Bede’s students. LOCATION London: 74 miles/119 km LGW: 50 miles/81 km LHR: 89 miles/143 km STN: 99 miles/159 km O AGES 6–11 CAPACITY 70 LESSONS 17½ hours per week LEVELS All (A0–C2) CLASS SIZE 10 BEDROOMS 4–8 beds WI-FI Yes DAY COURSE (See page 14) STAFF:STUDENT RATIO 1:3 SPECIALITY Day Course NEW FOR 2018 Performing Arts Academy Day course Parent Programme CLIL Seaside Location 9

11 essons improve students’ general language competencies (including grammar and vocabulary) while placing particular emphasis on communication, fluency and building confidence in the speaker.

PLACEMENT TEST The placement test on arrival will place students into classes based on two criteria: their English level and their age. Where possible, classes will have a mixture of nationalities. LEVELS Eight levels are available from Complete Beginners (A0) to Proficiency (C2). LEVEL COMMON EUROPEAN FRAMEWORK 1 Complete Beginner A0 2 Beginner A1 3 Elementary A1–A2 4 Pre-Intermediate A2 5 Intermediate B1 6 Upper Intermediate B2 7 Advanced C1 8 Proficiency C2 SYLLABUS Bede’s syllabus offers varied, current and relevant topics to engage, motivate and inspire students. The syllabus is tailored to students’ ages, needs and interests to ensure efficient learning.

METHODOLOGY Teachers are suitably qualified according to the criteria of Accreditation UK and use a communicative methodology where students participate actively in enjoyable activities to encourage confidence to speak more fluently.

ENGLISH SKILLS These lessons are designed to improve students’ general language skills, extend their vocabulary and better their understanding of grammar to improve accuracy when producing spoken and written English. STORYTIME Working on several different children’s stories per week, StoryTime lessons stimulate students’ natural curiosity, develop their listening and speaking skills and extend their everyday vocabulary. EXPLORATIONS These lessons use CLIL methodology to develop students’ English skills through a range of stimulating subjects such as energy, environment, geography, science, space and technology.

PROGRESS TEST Progress tests are carried out by the teachers at the end of each week to monitor and review students’ progress and make any necessary adjustments for the following week. TUTORIALS Tutorials are available on Friday afternoons, giving students the opportunity to discuss their academic progress. OUTCOMES Students leave with their Bede’s Course Folder containing a course certificate, academic report and their own portfolio of school work. We present awards in our Leavers’ Ceremony, not just for academic achievement, but also to recognise effort and improvement.

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12 SPORTS & LEISURE LITTLE EXPLORERS AFTERNOONS After lessons, students participate in a range of sports and recreational activities. This provides the opportunity to carry on learning outside the classroom in small, supervised groups at the same time as having some fun. Sometimes, students will be able to choose their preferred sport or activity. Examples are: Cooking Dance Drama Football Gymnastics Handball Jewellery-Making Kick-It Cricket Martial Arts Painting Puppetry Sand Painting Short Tennis Sports Hall Athletics Swimming Touch Rugby ACADEMIES (OPTIONAL) Academies are available in a range of sports and other leisure activities and are designed to increase students’ skills, technique and interest in their chosen Academy, as well as learning the specific vocabulary in English.

Academies are not available in every week. Animal Management Horse Riding Performing Arts Swimming Tennis EVENINGS A full programme of organised and supervised social events is offered every evening to encourage students to make new friends and develop their social skills. By actively encouraging the mixing of nationalities, we help to create a harmonious, international community in which students can safely and comfortably live, study and enjoy themselves. Social events can include: African Drumming Disco Fashion Show Karaoke Messy Games Mini Olympics Music Quiz Pantomime Talent Show Treasure Hunt

13 SPORTS & LEISURE LITTLE EXPLORERS WEEKENDS Excursions are a mandatory part of the programme. We offer students the opportunity to visit places of cultural and historical interest, as well as chances for sightseeing, shopping and amusement. Wednesdays Wednesday trips are a half-day afternoon/evening visit and involve visiting a local place of interest in a nearby town or an off-site activity, such as: Country Park Farm Forest Forts Museum Pier Pottery Painting Trampolining Saturdays Saturday excursions are a full day trip and include a cultural, touristic or recreational visit to London or another place of interest such as: British Museum Buckingham Palace London Dungeon London Eye London Zoo Madame Tussauds National Gallery Natural History Museum Science Museum Thorpe Park Tower of London Westminster Abbey Sundays Sunday excursions are often more relaxing trips to a local seaside town, such as Eastbourne, Brighton and Hastings, where students can walk along the beach, have lunch in the park or do some shopping.

Sometimes students will take part in off-site activities. Natural History Museum

14 DAY COURSE LITTLE EXPLORERS LOCATION Bede’s Day Course, offered at Eastbourne (see page 8), is a non-residential option for students who are coming to England with their parents/guardians on a family holiday. Eastbourne is a popular seaside town on the South Coast of England with many seafront hotels offering beautiful views across the coastline. PROGRAMME The programme runs from 08.30 to 17.00 Monday to Friday and includes the half-day excursion on Wednesdays. Students may add the evening option (includes dinner and evening social event) on a daily basis and may also join the Saturday excursion (supplements payable, see Registration Form for details).

LESSONS All English levels from Complete Beginners (A0) to Proficiency (C2) are catered for and there are 17½ hours of lessons per week. The maximum class size is 10. TRANSFER SERVICE A Transfer Service is available from London Heathrow, Gatwick or Stansted airport on arrival and departure (see Registration Form for details). ACADEMIES (OPTIONAL) Animal Management Horse Riding Performing Arts Swimming Tennis PARENT PROGRAMME English lessons are available for the parents of day students who would also like to improve their English. We offer group lessons for some levels with up to 8 students per class and one-to-one classes (see Registration Form for details).

A Leisure Programme is also included on two days per week and involves activities such as: Afternoon Tea in Alfriston Boat Trip around Eastbourne Harbour Bowling Trip Lunch in a Country Pub Seven Sisters Country Park Shopping in the Lanes, Brighton Eastbourne

  • 15 TYPICAL WEEK LITTLE EXPLORERS Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday 07.30 Wake up Wake up Wake up Wake up Wake up Wake up Lie-in 08.00 Breakfast Breakfast Breakfast Breakfast Breakfast Breakfast 08.15 Wake up and House Time 08.30 Student Meeting Student Meeting Student Meeting Student Meeting Student Meeting Student Meeting 08.45 ENGLISH SKILLS 1 Topic this Week: People and places Greetings: Getting to know you Vocabulary: Continents, countries, languages Maps: Location Grammar: Questions with where, what ENGLISH SKILLS 1 Describing people: Appearance and personality Vocabulary: Parts of the body, clothes, adjectives Grammar: Verbs to be, have. Affirmative, negative, questions. Short answers ENGLISH SKILLS 1 Describing places: My city/town Vocabulary: Shops, places of interest Grammar: Comparatives, superlatives. Talking about our cities ENGLISH SKILLS 1 Situation: In the school dining room Vocabulary: Main dishes, sides, salad bar, vegetarian options Food items for: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, packed lunches ENGLISH SKILLS 1 Grammar: Useful questions -
  • Can I have more/ another one/a fork/ spoon/glass please? - What’s in it please? -
  • Can you pass me the chocolate spread please? Role-plays EXCURSION KidZania An educational experience that blends learning and reality with entertainment. A chance to explore over 60 real-life activities to test skills in a variety of professions.
  • Professions include:
  • Radio DJ
  • Fireman
  • Fashion Designer
  • Chocolatier
  • Pilot at the Aviation Academy Students eat or make their packed lunch in the indoor city and then continue to explore the surrounding area of Shepherd’s Bush. 09.00 Breakfast 09.30 Break Break Break Break Break 09.45 ENGLISH SKILLS 2 Grammar: Likes/dislikes Quiz: Knowing your classmates. Introducing your classmate to the class Game: Who is Who? ENGLISH SKILLS 2 Famous people Vocabulary: Professions, qualities, countries. Famous people/ characters Grammar: Comparatives ENGLISH SKILLS 2 Knowing Eastbourne Vocabulary: Location, population, places to visit, things to do, what to eat ENGLISH SKILLS 2 Understanding the weekly school menus Grammar: Likes/dislikes ENGLISH SKILLS 2 Progress Test Student Meeting 10.00 EXCURSION Hastings Old Town Pirate Day Event Students can join in the ‘swashbuckling’ entertainment at the biggest annual Pirate event in Hastings. The festivals includes:
  • Street Parades
  • Pirate Ship Rides
  • Displays
  • Live Music
  • Pirate and Craft Markets
  • Walk the Plank The day will also include a seaside Pier visit, shopping and a picnic on the beach.
  • 10.30 Break Break Break Break Break 10.45 STORYTIME The Princess and the Dragon -
  • Warmer -
  • Vocabulary and grammar activities -
  • Listening: The story -
  • Speaking: Choosing a new end STORYTIME Ali and the Magic Carpet -
  • Introduction to the topic -
  • Order the sections of the story -
  • Listening to and reading the story -
  • Retelling the story STORYTIME Monster Shopping trip -
  • Warmer: Vocabulary -
  • Speaking: Students imagine the story -
  • Watching the story -
  • Craft activity: Changing characters STORYTIME The Lonely Dinosaur -
  • Warmer: Flash cards -
  • Listening to the story -
  • Grammar game -
  • Invent your own dinosaur STORYTIME Shrek -
  • Online game: Shrek -
  • Vocabulary activities -
  • Reading the story -
  • Shrek puzzle 11.45 Siesta/Chill ‘n’ Chat Siesta/Chill ‘n’ Chat Siesta/Chill ‘n’ Chat Siesta/Chill ‘n’ Chat Siesta/Chill ‘n’ Chat 12.30 Lunch Lunch Lunch Lunch Lunch 13.30 EXPLORATIONS Science: Space Vocabulary: The solar system: the sun, the planets, the moon, the stars, shapes Grammar: There is/are Listening: The planet earth story. My favourite planet EXPLORATIONS PSHE: Healthy Eating Vocabulary: Food Grammar: Adverbs of frequency, quantifiers, Present Simple Reading: Healthy/ unhealthy eating habits Questionnaire: The healthier student Student Meeting EXPLORATIONS Science: Animals Vocabulary: Reptile, mammal, birds, herbivore, carnivore Puzzle: Animals. Making an animal data bank EXPLORATIONS History: Pre-History Vocabulary: Prehistoric way of living Grammar: Past Simple Comic: One day in prehistoric times Writing the differences between now and then 13.45 TRIP Eastbourne Miniature Steam Railway Students can enjoy travelling on the famous one-eighth scale miniature locomotives as they meander through the beautiful country park. Also:
  • Stroll around the five-acre lake
  • Attempt the crazy maze
  • Picnic dinner in the gardens
  • Explore the model railways The evening will end with games in the stunning Italian Gardens, home of Eastbourne’s Amphitheatre.

14.45 Break Break Break Break 15.15 SPORTS & ACTIVITIES Cooking, Gymnastics, Kick-It Cricket, Sand Painting SPORTS & ACTIVITIES Drama, Football, Jewellery-Making, Sports Hall Athletics SPORTS & ACTIVITIES Dance, Handball, Puppetry, Swimming SPORTS & ACTIVITIES Martial Arts, Painting, Short Tennis, Touch Rugby 16.45 Free Time Free Time Free Time Tutorials 18.00 Dinner Dinner Dinner Dinner Dinner 19.00 Student Meeting Student Meeting Student Meeting Student Meeting Student Meeting Dinner Student Meeting 19.15 SOCIAL EVENTS African Drumming Workshop SOCIAL EVENTS Talent Show SOCIAL EVENTS Pantomime SOCIAL EVENTS Karaoke Night SOCIAL EVENTS Leavers’ Ceremony and Disco SOCIAL EVENTS Welcome Games and Activities 20.00 House Time 20.30 House Time House Time House Time House Time House Time House Time 21.00 Bedtime Bedtime Bedtime Bedtime Bedtime Bedtime Bedtime This is an example timetable for illustrative purposes only.

16 NEW HORIZONS This semi-intensive programme, based at Vinehall and Handcross, offers 20 hours of formal English lessons per week and focusses on outdoor learning to stimulate students’ curiosity for the natural environment. English lessons consist of English Skills, Enrichment and Explorations, where students learn English through interesting subjects such as science, space, ecology, geography and technology. The Trinity GESE exam is available for students wishing to gain an English language qualification.

This fully-inclusive programme includes sports and activities every afternoon.

Professional academies are available in a range of sports and other activities. The evening entertainment programme provides an opportunity for recreation and fun and is designed to immerse students in the English language and culture in a stimulating and innovative way. Weekend excursions enable students to visit places of interest. These can include a cultural visit to a castle, museum or popular tourist attraction such as the London Eye, or something more recreational such as a visit to a zoo or theme park. Excursions include an overnight stay in London in accommodation suitable for school groups on selected weekends.

16 VINEHALL Ages 8–12 All levels are accepted, including Complete Beginners HANDCROSS Ages 10–14 All levels are accepted, including Complete Beginners

VINEHALL Ages 8–12 inehall offers a beautiful campus situated close to the historic town of Battle and the seaside town of Hastings. The programme is based in a traditional country house close to the small village of Robertsbridge, offering a secure and safe location for our younger students. Vinehall can cater for up to 70 residential students per week and offers a full and enriching programme. ENGLISH CHAMPIONS A number of native English speakers will join the programme and live alongside the international students to help develop their competencies in English and to improve their understanding of British culture.

PROGRAMME There is a full programme of lessons, sports, activities, social events and excursions, all of which are mandatory and included in the fee. LESSONS There are 20 hours of lessons per week including English Skills, Enrichment and Explorations. All levels are available with a maximum 10 students per class. Weekly tests are conducted to check progress. EXAMS The Trinity GESE exam is available and comes highly recommended.

ACADEMIES (OPTIONAL) Fashion School Horse Riding Performing Arts Singing (Group) Swimming Tennis ACCOMMODATION Vinehall offers two boarding houses with cheerful and spacious bedrooms accommodating 4–7 students, which enables them to make friends and benefit from the family atmosphere created by Bede’s. Students share their bedroom with children of the same age and from different countries. Bathrooms are shared. V AGES 8–12 CAPACITY 70 LESSONS 20 hours per week LEVELS All (A0–C2) CLASS SIZE 10 EXAMS Trinity GESE BEDROOMS 4–7 beds WI-FI Yes ENGLISH CHAMPIONS Yes STAFF:STUDENT RATIO 1:3 SPECIALITY Outdoor Learning NEW FOR 2018 Fashion School Outdoor learning Overnight excursions English Champions CLIL FACILITIES At Vinehall, there are excellent facilities including a sports hall, swimming pool, sports fields, forest school, Astroturf, tennis courts, library and drama theatre.

CARE Bede’s staff live on campus and provide an excellent welfare service to students 24 hours per day. A staff:student ratio of 1:3 is guaranteed. There are dedicated House Parents to look after students’ personal needs. There is a surgery led by a qualified nurse several times a week and access to a local doctor if required. SERVICES Internet and limited Wi-Fi is available in the main building at certain times. Students can Skype and make and receive telephone calls during their free time. A laundry service is provided for students at least twice a week. There is a 24-hour emergency contact service for parents.

LOCATION London: 57 miles/92 km LGW: 54 miles/87 km LHR: 78 miles/126 km STN: 85 miles/136 km 19

HANDCROSS Ages 10–14 riving through the gate of Handcross Park and up the long drive, our students find themselves in 50 acres of beautiful Sussex parkland and extensive playing fields, gardens and open areas. Handcross offers an intimate, exclusive programme for up to 50 students aged from 10 to 14. PROGRAMME There is a full programme of lessons, sports, activities, social events and excursions, all of which are mandatory and included in the fee.

LESSONS There are 20 hours of lessons per week including English Skills, Enrichment and Explorations. All levels are available with a maximum 10 students per class. Weekly tests are conducted to check progress. EXAMS The Trinity GESE exam is available and comes highly recommended.

ACADEMIES (OPTIONAL) Fashion School Horse Riding Indoor Rock Climbing Tennis ACCOMMODATION Accommodation at Handcross caters for 3–6 students per room. Students share with children of a similar age and from different countries. Bathrooms are shared. D AGES 10–14 CAPACITY 50 LESSONS 20 hours per week LEVELS All (A0–C2) CLASS SIZE 10 EXAMS Trinity GESE BEDROOMS 3–6 beds STAFF:STUDENT RATIO 1:4 SPECIALITY Overnight Excursions NEW FOR 2018 Indoor Rock Climbing Outdoor Learning Forest School Overnight Excursions CLIL FACILITIES Facilities at Handcross include tennis courts, sports hall, swimming pool, 6-hole golf course, playing fields, drama theatre, common room, forest school, outdoor classroom, small farm and organic garden.

CARE Bede’s staff live on campus and provide an excellent welfare service to students 24 hours per day. A staff:student ratio of 1:4 is guaranteed. There are dedicated House Parents to look after students’ personal needs. There is a surgery led by a qualified nurse several times a week and access to a local doctor if required. SERVICES Students can Skype and make and receive telephone calls during their free time. A laundry service is provided for students at least twice a week. There is a 24-hour emergency contact service for parents. LOCATION London: 50 miles/81 km LGW: 13 miles/21 km LHR: 52 miles/84 km STN: 79 miles/127 km 21

23 essons improve students’ general language competencies (including grammar and vocabulary) while placing particular emphasis on communication, fluency and building confidence in the speaker. PLACEMENT TEST The placement test on arrival will place students into classes based on two criteria: their English level and their age. Where possible, classes will have a mixture of nationalities. LEVELS Eight levels are available from Complete Beginners (A0) to Proficiency (C2). LEVEL COMMON EUROPEAN FRAMEWORK 1 Complete Beginner A0 2 Beginner A1 3 Elementary A1–A2 4 Pre-Intermediate A2 5 Intermediate B1 6 Upper Intermediate B2 7 Advanced C1 8 Proficiency C2 SYLLABUS Bede’s syllabus offers varied, current and relevant topics to engage, motivate and inspire students.

The syllabus is tailored to students’ ages, needs and interests to ensure efficient learning. METHODOLOGY Teachers are suitably qualified according to the criteria of Accreditation UK and use a communicative methodology where students participate actively in enjoyable activities to encourage confidence to speak more fluently.

ENGLISH SKILLS These lessons are designed to improve students’ general language skills, extend their vocabulary and better their understanding of grammar to improve accuracy when producing spoken and written English. ENRICHMENT Students develop their receptive and productive English skills and deepen their cultural knowledge using real-life materials such as adverts, leaflets, TV programmes, short films, newspaper articles and magazines. EXPLORATIONS These lessons use CLIL methodology to develop students’ English skills through a range of stimulating subjects such as energy, environment, geography, science, space and technology.

EXAMS The Trinity GESE is available at 12 different levels from Beginners to Advanced. PROGRESS TEST Progress tests are carried out by the teachers at the end of each week to monitor and review students’ progress and make any necessary adjustments for the following week. TUTORIALS Tutorials are available on Friday afternoons, giving students the opportunity to discuss their academic progress. OUTCOMES Students leave with their Bede’s Course Folder containing a course certificate, academic report and their own portfolio of school work. We present awards in our Leavers’ Ceremony, not just for academic achievement, but also to recognise effort and improvement.

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24 SPORTS & LEISURE NEW HORIZONS AFTERNOONS After lessons, students participate in a range of sports and recreational activities. This provides the opportunity to carry on learning outside the classroom in small, supervised groups at the same time as having some fun. Sometimes, students will be able to choose their preferred sport or activity. Examples are: Benchball Cooking Dance Drama Football Gymnastics Handball High 5’s Netball Hockey Jewellery-Making Martial Arts Model-Making Origami Painting Quicksticks Rounders Sand Painting Stoolball Swimming Tennis Touch Rugby ACADEMIES (OPTIONAL) Academies are available in a range of sports and other leisure activities and are designed to increase students’ skills, technique and interest in their chosen Academy, as well as learning the specific vocabulary in English.

Academies are not available in every week.

Vinehall Fashion School Horse Riding Performing Arts Singing (Group) Swimming Tennis Handcross Fashion School Horse Riding Indoor Rock Climbing Tennis EVENINGS A full programme of organised and supervised social events is offered every evening to encourage students to make new friends and develop their social skills. By actively encouraging the mixing of nationalities, we help to create a harmonious, international community in which students can safely and comfortably live, study and enjoy themselves. Social events can include: African Drumming Disco Fashion Show Karaoke Messy Games Mini Olympics Music Quiz Pantomime Talent Show Treasure Hunt

25 SPORTS & LEISURE NEW HORIZONS WEEKENDS Excursions are a mandatory part of the programme. We offer students the opportunity to visit places of cultural and historical interest, as well as chances for sightseeing, shopping and amusement. Wednesdays Wednesday trips are a half-day afternoon/evening visit and involve visiting a local place of interest in a nearby town or an off-site activity, such as: Country Park Forest Laser Zone Museum Pier Pottery Painting Indoor Rock Climbing Trampolining Saturdays Saturday excursions are a full day trip and include a cultural, touristic or recreational visit to London or another place of interest such as: British Museum Buckingham Palace London Dungeon London Eye London Zoo Madame Tussauds National Gallery Natural History Museum Science Museum Thorpe Park Tower of London Westminster Abbey Sundays Sunday excursions are often more relaxing trips to a local seaside town, such as Brighton or Portsmouth, where students can walk along the beach, have lunch in the park or do some shopping.

Sometimes students will take part in off-site activities. Overnight Excursions On selected weekends, excursions will include an overnight stay in London in accommodation suitable for school groups.

Buckingham Palace

26 TYPICAL WEEK NEW HORIZONS Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday 07.30 Wake up Wake up Wake up Wake up Wake up Wake up Lie-in 08.00 Breakfast Breakfast Breakfast Breakfast Breakfast Breakfast 08.30 Wake up 08.45 Student Meeting Student Meeting Student Meeting Student Meeting Student Meeting Student Meeting 09.00 ENGLISH SKILLS 1 KNOWING MY CLASSMATES Grammar: Present Simple, likes and dislikes Vocabulary: Countries, nationalities, daily routines ENGLISH SKILLS 1 MY FAMILY AND FRIENDS Grammar: Present Continuous, relative pronouns Vocabulary: Clothes, colours, actions, jobs ENGLISH SKILLS 1 VISITING PLACES Grammar: Past Simple Vocabulary: Famous landmarks, past events, the time ENGLISH SKILLS 1 WHAT WAS HAPPENING? Grammar: Past Continuous, questions with why, months Vocabulary: Transport, accidents, the weather ENGLISH SKILLS 1 MAKING PLANS Grammar: Going to Vocabulary: Personal details, leisure activities and places EXCURSION The Clink Prison Museum An interactive, hands-on educational experience exploring British Medieval & Tudor History. Students will:
  • View archaeological artefacts
  • View and hear tales of misfortunes of the infamous inmates Students eat their packed lunch in St James’s Park, as well as taking the London Big Bus Tour to view some of the most famous sights London has to offer. Breakfast 09.45 Student Meeting 10.00 Break Break Break Break Break EXCURSION Worthing At England’s largest seaside town students will:
  • Visit the Pier & Lido arcade
  • Explore Worthing Museum & Art Gallery
  • Picnic on the beach
  • Shopping
  • Explore Brooklands Park and boating lake 10.15 ENGLISH SKILLS 2 IN THE CLASSROOM Vocabulary: Paper clip, elastic-band, scissors, crayons, glue Instructions: Open your book, listen to the CD, work in pairs, compare your answers with your partner. Free practice ENGLISH SKILLS 2 THE SCHOOL MENU Vocabulary Ways of cooking: Fried, boiled, roasted Condiments: Mayonnaise, salt, pepper, sauce Cookware: Fork, spoon, knife, plate, cup, glass. Main course, sides, salad/pasta bar. Dishes in the school ENGLISH SKILLS 2 IN THE DINING ROOM Queuing: Rules in the dining room Questions: What’s in it please? Can I have some more please? Is it spicy/sweet? It is delicious/horrible. Role-plays ENGLISH SKILLS 2 TAKING POCKET MONEY Review: Numbers Vocabulary: Coins, pounds, pence, notes. Prices in England Questions: Can I have just 5 pounds please? Can I change these Euros into pounds please?

Role-plays ENGLISH SKILLS 2 Progress Test 11.15 Break Break Break Break Break 11.30 ENRICHMENT EBOOK Listening to a sequence of Alice in Wonderland Speaking with your partner about the main characters Writing a dialogue between the two characters Reading and performing the dialogue to the class ENRICHMENT NEWSLETTER Reading a news item from the school newsletter Speaking: Exchange information with your partner Writing a piece of news for the next school newsletter Listening to some of your classmates’ news items and selecting the best one ENRICHMENT SONG Listening to the song Happy Campers and putting the paragraphs in order Reading the song while listening and completing the missing words Writing a new verse for the song Speaking: Discuss the meaning of the song with your partner ENRICHMENT LEAFLET Reading the procedure to follow if the fire alarm sounds Speaking in small groups about what we do at Bede’s if the alarm sounds Listening to the evacuation procedure Writing a poster with the fire alarm instructions to put on the wall ENRICHMENT INTERNET Researching/Reading: Working in groups, find a recipe for a traditional British dessert Writing: Prepare an exercise of your chosen recipe for your classmates to complete Speaking/Listening: Talk about how a typical dessert from your own country is made 12.30 Lunch Lunch Lunch Lunch Lunch 13.30 EXPLORATIONS Science: FOOD PYRAMID Vocabulary: Dairy, vegetables, proteins, carbs, fats, sugars Reading: Learning about the food pyramid Make a poster with the pyramid for the classroom Start a food diary for 2 weeks EXPLORATIONS Biology: PLANTS AND TREES Vocabulary: Roots, leaves, seeds, stem, grow, air, trunk, ground, branches Classifying plants Identify what you have learnt in the school’s organic garden Draw a tree and describe it to the class Student Meeting EXPLORATIONS History: PIRATES Vocabulary: Piracy, treasure, disease, sail, law, battle Grammar: Past tenses Reading: History of Pirates Find the treasure game: Hide the treasure and create a coded message EXPLORATIONS PE: SAFETY PLAYING SPORT Vocabulary: Sports, sports gear, safety Grammar: Present Simple, “going to”, zero conditional Reading: Safe cycling.

Analysing safety posters 13.45 TRIP Forest School Students can enjoy exploring the forest gaining woodland skills, building dens, climbing trees and learning about the woodland and natural environment. Picnic dinner will be eaten in the woods and the evening finished off with stories and music around the fire. 14.45 Break Break Break Break 15.15 SPORTS & ACTIVITIES Cooking, Gymnastics, High 5’s Netball, Hockey, Quicksticks, Sand Painting SPORTS & ACTIVITIES Benchball, Drama, Football, JewelleryMaking, Origami SPORTS & ACTIVITIES Dance, Handball, Model-Making, Stoolball, Swimming SPORTS & ACTIVITIES Martial Arts, Painting, Rounders, Tennis, Touch Rugby 16.45 Free Time Free Time Free Time Tutorials 18.00 Dinner Dinner Dinner Dinner Dinner 19.00 Student Meeting Student Meeting Student Meeting Student Meeting Dinner Student Meeting 19.15 SOCIAL EVENTS Pantomime SOCIAL EVENTS Talent Show SOCIAL EVENTS African Drumming Workshop SOCIAL EVENTS Leavers’ Ceremony and Disco SOCIAL EVENTS Welcome Games and Activities 20.00 Free Time 21.00 House Meeting House Meeting House Meeting House Meeting House Meeting House Meeting 21.15 House Time House Time House Time House Time House Time House Time 22.00 Bedtime Bedtime Bedtime Bedtime Bedtime Bedtime Bedtime This is an example timetable for illustrative purposes only.

28 ADVENTURES IN ENGLISH This summer adventure programme, based at Windlesham House School, offers 20 hours of English lessons per week including English Skills, Explorations (where students learn English through stimulating subjects such as science, space, ecology, geography, technology) and Adventure Activities. The Cambridge KET and Trinity GESE exams are available for students wishing to gain an English language qualification. This fully-inclusive programme includes sports and activities every afternoon. Professional academies are available in a range of sports and other activities.

The evening entertainment programme provides an opportunity for recreation and fun and is designed to immerse students in the English language and culture in a stimulating and innovative way. Weekend excursions enable students to visit places of interest. These can include a cultural visit to a castle, museum or popular tourist attraction such as the London Eye, or something more recreational such as a boat trip or theme park. Ages 11–15 All levels are accepted, including Complete Beginners 28

WINDLESHAM Ages 11–15 indlesham is set in beautiful grounds which extend over many acres of the Sussex Downs countryside of West Sussex.

The spacious campus, which welcomes up to 150 students per week, creates a real sense of freedom and this, combined with its secure and safe location, makes Windlesham the perfect site for young teenagers who want to be part of a small, lively community. ENGLISH CHAMPIONS A number of native English speakers will join the programme and live alongside the international students to help develop their competencies in English and to improve their understanding of British culture. PROGRAMME There is a full programme of lessons, adventure activities, sports, activities, social events and excursions, all of which are mandatory and included in the fee.

LESSONS There are 20 hours of lessons per week including English Skills, Explorations and Adventure Activities. All levels are available with a maximum 14 students per class. Weekly tests are conducted to check progress. EXAMS The Cambridge KET and Trinity GESE exams are available. ACADEMIES (OPTIONAL) Adventure Sports Dance (Commercial Pop) Football Horse Riding Indoor Rock Climbing Performing Arts Sailing Singing (Group) Tennis ACCOMMODATION Windlesham offers separate accommodation on campus for boys and girls, with cheerful and spacious bedrooms; there are 4–8 beds per room, which helps students to mix and make friendships with students of different nationalities.

FACILITIES Facilities at Windlesham include tennis courts, Astroturf, sports hall, swimming pool, playing fields, drama theatre and IT suite. CARE Bede’s staff live on campus and provide an excellent welfare service to students 24 hours per day. A staff:student ratio of 1:4 is guaranteed. There are dedicated House Parents to look after students’ personal needs. There is a surgery led by a qualified nurse several times a week and access to a local doctor if required. SERVICES Internet and Wi-Fi is available in some communal areas of the school. Students can Skype and make and receive telephone calls during their free time.

A laundry service is provided for students at least twice a week. There is a 24-hour emergency contact service for parents.

LOCATION London: 54 miles/86 km LGW: 31 miles/51 km LHR: 58 miles/93 km STN: 97 miles/156 km W AGES 11–15 CAPACITY 150 LESSONS 20 hours per week LEVELS All (A0–C2) CLASS SIZE 14 EXAMS Cambridge KET & Trinity GESE BEDROOMS 4–8 beds WI-FI Yes ENGLISH CHAMPIONS Yes STAFF:STUDENT RATIO 1:4 SPECIALITY Adventure Activities NEW FOR 2018 New Sports Hall and Swimming Pool English Champions Adventure Activities CLIL 31

33 essons improve students’ general language competencies (including grammar and vocabulary) while placing particular emphasis on communication, fluency and building confidence in the speaker.

PLACEMENT TEST The placement test on arrival will place students into classes based on two criteria: their English level and their age. Where possible, classes will have a mixture of nationalities. LEVELS Eight levels are available from Complete Beginners (A0) to Proficiency (C2). LEVEL COMMON EUROPEAN FRAMEWORK 1 Complete Beginner A0 2 Beginner A1 3 Elementary A1–A2 4 Pre-Intermediate A2 5 Intermediate B1 6 Upper Intermediate B2 7 Advanced C1 8 Proficiency C2 SYLLABUS Bede’s syllabus offers varied, current and relevant topics to engage, motivate and inspire students. The syllabus is tailored to students’ ages, needs and interests to ensure efficient learning.

METHODOLOGY Teachers are suitably qualified according to the criteria of Accreditation UK and use a communicative methodology where students participate actively in enjoyable activities to encourage confidence to speak more fluently.

L ACADEMIC ADVENTURES IN ENGLISH ENGLISH SKILLS These lessons are designed to improve students’ general language skills, extend their vocabulary and better their understanding of grammar to improve accuracy when producing spoken and written English. EXPLORATIONS These lessons use CLIL methodology to develop students’ English skills through a range of stimulating subjects such as energy, environment, geography, science, space and technology. ADVENTURE ACTIVITIES Adventure Activities offer students practical lessons outdoors, focussing on productive and receptive communication skills such as orienteering, problemsolving, survival skills or bushcraft activities.

EXAMS The Cambridge KET qualification is accepted worldwide and is proof of the ability to use English to communicate in simple situations. The Trinity GESE is available at 12 different levels from Beginners to Advanced.

PROGRESS TEST Progress tests are carried out by the teachers at the end of each week to monitor and review students’ progress and make any necessary adjustments for the following week. TUTORIALS Tutorials are available on Friday afternoons, giving students the opportunity to discuss their academic progress. OUTCOMES Students leave with their Bede’s Course Folder containing a course certificate, academic report and their own portfolio of school work. We present awards in our Leavers’ Ceremony, not just for academic achievement, but also to recognise effort and improvement.

34 SPORTS & LEISURE ADVENTURES IN ENGLISH AFTERNOONS After lessons, students participate in a range of sports and recreational activities.

This provides the opportunity to carry on learning outside the classroom in small, supervised groups at the same time as having some fun. Sometimes, students will be able to choose their preferred sport or activity. Examples are: Badminton Basketball Benchball Circuit Training Cooking Costume Design Cricket Dance Drama Football Gymnastics Hockey Model-Making Mosaics Netball Origami Painting Rounders Singing Stoolball Swimming Table Tennis Tag Rugby Tennis ACADEMIES (OPTIONAL) Academies are available in a range of sports and other leisure activities and are designed to increase students’ skills, technique and interest in their chosen Academy, as well as learning the specific vocabulary in English.

Academies are not available in every week.

Adventure Sports Dance (Commercial Pop) Football Horse Riding Indoor Rock Climbing Performing Arts Sailing Singing (Group) Tennis EVENINGS A full programme of organised and supervised social events is offered every evening to encourage students to make new friends and develop their social skills. By actively encouraging the mixing of nationalities, we help to create a harmonious, international community in which students can safely and comfortably live, study and enjoy themselves. Social events can include: Disco Fashion Show Karaoke Messy Games Mini Olympics Music Quiz Nerf Wars Pool Party Talent Show

35 SPORTS & LEISURE ADVENTURES IN ENGLISH WEEKENDS Excursions are a mandatory part of the programme. We offer students the opportunity to visit places of cultural and historical interest, as well as chances for sightseeing, shopping and amusement. Wednesdays Wednesday trips are a half-day afternoon/evening visit and involve visiting a local place of interest in a nearby town or an off-site activity, such as: Beach Volleyball Bowling Country Park Indoor Rock Climbing Museum Pier Street Markets Saturdays Saturday excursions are a full day trip and include a cultural, touristic or recreational visit to London or another place of interest such as: British Museum Buckingham Palace London Dungeon London Eye London Zoo Madame Tussauds National Gallery Natural History Museum Science Museum Thorpe Park Tower of London Westminster Abbey Sundays Sunday excursions are often more relaxing trips to a local seaside town, such as Brighton, Chichester or Worthing, where students can walk along the beach, have lunch in the park or do some shopping.

Sometimes students will take part in off-site activities. Natural History Museum

36 TYPICAL WEEK ADVENTURES IN ENGLISH Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday 07.30 Wake up Wake up Wake up Wake up Wake up Wake up Lie-in 08.00 Breakfast Breakfast Breakfast Breakfast Breakfast Breakfast 08.30 Wake up 08.45 Student Meeting Student Meeting Student Meeting Student Meeting Student Meeting Student Meeting 09.00 ENGLISH SKILLS 1 CONNECTIONS Grammar: Present Continuous,PresentSimple Vocabulary: Clothes, physical description, adjectives of character. Questionnaire to meet my classmates.

Class results ENGLISH SKILLS 1 EXPERIENCES Grammar: Past Simple, Past Continuous Vocabulary: Action verbs, adventures, feelings Reading: “My stay at a Summer School” ENGLISH SKILLS 1 GOALS Grammar: “Going to”, First Conditional Making plans for after the summer school/next term explaining them to the class ENGLISH SKILLS 1 OPINIONS Grammar: Giving opinions, asking for opinions, expressing pros and cons Vocabulary: Text message, reception, using text language in English ENGLISH SKILLS 1 Listening to and analysing a mobile phone conversation Discussion: A life without mobile phones? Writing: Pros and cons of using mobile phones EXCURSION Tower of London Including visit to:
  • The White Tower
  • Henry VIII’s armour
  • Crown Jewels
  • Prisoner Exhibition
  • Medieval Palace Packed lunch eaten in the grounds.
  • In the afternoon students go to Covent Garden to see the street actors and visit the boutiques and markets. Breakfast 09.45 Student Meeting 10.00 Break Break Break Break Break EXCURSION Brighton At the Sunshine Coast students will enjoy:
  • Seaside Pier visit
  • Shopping at Churchill Square
  • Visit the quaint Brighton Lanes
  • Picnic on the beach In the afternoon students will enjoy an organised activity such as Beach Volleyball on the man-made sand courts along the seafront, or experience a flight on the British Airways i360, the world’s tallest moving observation tower.

10.15 ENGLISH SKILLS 2 DESCRIBING PICTURES/IMAGES Writing: Making a “personal profile sheet” about a famous person Speaking: Presenting your profile to the class for them to guess the person ENGLISH SKILLS 2 DESCRIBING ADVENTURES Listening: Interview with Michael Schumacher Speaking: Talking about your best ever holiday experience Writing: Preparing questions to interview your classmate ENGLISH SKILLS 2 Reading: “A dark and stormy night” Writing: Predict an ending for the story. Choose the best ending from the class and compare with the actual ending ENGLISH SKILLS 2 IN THE CLASSROOM Vocabulary: Smart board, crayon, stapler, hole punch Instructions: Match the words, put the paragraph in order, discuss with your partner Questions: Could you explain that again please? Couldyougiveanexample? ENGLISH SKILLS 2 Progress Test 11.15 Break Break Break Break Break 11.30 EXPLORATIONS Geography: THE WATER CYCLE AND FLOODING Vocabulary: Evaporation, transpiration,condensation Grammar: Present Simple, Present Continuous, Possessives, Comparatives Searching on the internet: The water cycle Reading: Floods and Prevention EXPLORATIONS PE: THE OLYMPIC GAMES Vocabulary: Sports, sport equipment, countries, nationalities Grammar: Past Tenses, Future Reading: History of the Olympic Games.

Research about the modern Olympics and complete a quiz EXPLORATIONS IT: SOCIAL NETWORKING Vocabulary: Account, blog, chat, post, browse, emoticon, email comment Grammar: Relative Pronouns, Present Continuous Reading an internet blog and analysing its structure Speaking: Discussion about social networking EXPLORATIONS History: LIFE IN ROMAN TIMES Vocabulary: Ancient Rome and daily routines Grammar: Present Simple/Past Simple InternetsearchforRomans: Positives and negatives. Matchingyearswithevents Reading and organising a text Writing a chart about the life of Romans EXPLORATIONS Science: EATING HEALTHILY Grammar: Imperatives, Present Simple for habits, adverbs of frequency Vocabulary: Food and nutrition.

Survey the class about their eating habits Reading: Food groups do’s and don’ts. Planning a balance diet 12.30 Lunch Lunch Lunch Lunch Lunch 13.30 ADVENTURE ACTIVITY Survival Skills Building an A-frame shelter, learning about the materials needed, main phases of construction, choosing the best location, building the shelter and taking a picture of the final product ADVENTURE ACTIVITY Orienteering Reading a map, answering questions about the map, using the map to find a specific location, tracking your location and signing in at multiple checkpoints Student Meeting ADVENTURE ACTIVITY Problem Solving Games Radioactive Field Blind Square Line Up Human Ladder Blind Tent Pitch ADVENTURE ACTIVITY Treasure hunt Identifying a number of objects based around a topic or theme, searching for the objects in teams, using the objects retrieved to create a story 13.45 TRIP Indoor Rock Climbing Students will experience the thrills and excitement of the adrenalin sport, Indoor Rock Climbing at a local leisure facility.

A picnic dinner will be eaten within the grounds followed by team games and activities.

14.45 Break Break Break Break 15.15 SPORTS & ACTIVITIES Circuit Training, Dance, Model-Making, Netball, Painting, Table Tennis SPORTS & ACTIVITIES Badminton, Benchball, Costume Design, Drama, Football, Tag Rugby, SPORTS & ACTIVITIES Cricket, Gymnastics, Mosaics, Origami, Stoolball, Swimming SPORTS & ACTIVITIES Basketball, Cooking Hockey, Rounders, Singing, Tennis 16.45 Free Time Free Time Free Time Tutorials 18.00 Dinner Dinner Dinner Dinner Dinner 19.00 Student Meeting Student Meeting Student Meeting Student Meeting Dinner Student Meeting 19.15 SOCIAL EVENTS Karaoke Night SOCIAL EVENTS Pool Party SOCIAL EVENTS Nerf Wars SOCIAL EVENTS Leavers’ Ceremony and Disco SOCIAL EVENTS Welcome Games and Activities 20.00 Free Time 21.00 Free Time Free Time Free Time Free Time Free Time Free Time 22.00 House Meeting House Meeting House Meeting House Meeting House Meeting House Time House Meeting 22.15 House Time House Time House Time House Time House Time House Time 22.30 Bedtime Bedtime Bedtime Bedtime Bedtime Bedtime Bedtime This is an example timetable for illustrative purposes only.

Prospectus 2018 - Bede's Summer School
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