English Language School and Camp
 English Language School and Camp 

The London Camp

Residential English Summer School 

THE PROGRAMME

The purpose of the programme is to familiarise students with the way of life in the United Kingdom, and to promote cultural exchange.   The trip combines educational and recreational activities, with visits to civic centres and iconic monuments, and participation in youth and community groups.  The schedule also includes specially designed lessons to improve English Language skills.  Participants will visit the most famous landmarks in London and share in its cultural diversity. 

This is a  fantastic opportunity for students to experience the various aspects of everyday life in London, as well as learn about English History, Religion, Literature and Art and popular culture.   This is an inclusive residential programme, with accommodation and full board.   Each day, you can try the different tastes of international cuisine which London is so famous for.  

 

GREENWICH, LONDON
 
The ELACP programme is based in Royal Greenwich, a town of great significance in English history,  It is the the birth place  of kings and the former home of Queen Elizabeth I.  The town features the magnificent Greenwich Park, 180 acres of landscaped gardens, with manicured flower displays, a lake and deer park. Greenwich borders on the River Thames, and only a short boat ride from Westminster.  It is famous for its maritime connections, both historical and current.
 
Here you can visit many museums, heritage buildings and antique markets, and bask in the cultural ambience.  In north Greenwich, you can wonder at world famous landmarks, such as the Thames Barrier, the Millenium Dome and the Emirates Air Line or walk under the Thames River through the Brunel tunnel, a showpiece of Victorian engineering.  

LONDON EXCURSIONS

The camp is based in Greenwich in close proximity to some of the most culturally significant monuments.   Most days the group travels into the very centre of London, either on the big red buses, or on the underground trains or by boat along the River Thames.  Some of the districts we will visit include Westminster, Kensington, Piccadilly, the South Bank, London Bridge.  

These are some of the places you will visit while at the London camp:

Big Ben (the Elizabeth Tower)

Houses of Parliament and Parliament Square

Westminster Abbey

Buckingham Palace (changing of the guards)

Whitehall and Churchill War Rooms

Trafalgar Square and Nelson's Column

The National Art Gallery

Natural History Museum     The Science Museum

Hyde Park     The Tower of London

The London Eye       St Paul's Cathedral

Shakespeare Globe Theatre

Madame Tussauds Wax Museum

Greenwich Park      Greenwich Market

Greenwich Maritime Museum

The Queen's House Grenwich

Royal Naval College 

Greenwich Royal Observatory and Meridian Line

The Greenwich Planetarium

The Cutty Sark Ship      The Thames Barrier

The Millenium Dome 

 

WHAT'S INCLUDED IN THE SCHEDULE:

 

Accommodation and full board:

Shared room with full board either in homestay accommodation or family hotel: includes breakfast and dinner, packed lunches, snacks and meals in popular restaurants

Transport:

London Buses, National Railways, London Underground, Thames River Boats, London Taxi, Airport transfers 

Bus Tour:

Vintage Bus tour of City of London, Changing of Guards and Buckingham Palace

Museums:

Natural History Museum , The Science Museum,  Greenwich Maritime

Museum, Greenwich Royal Observatory and Meridian Line

Monuments:

Houses of Parliament, Tower of London, Thames Barrier, Thames Tunnel, the

Millenium Dome

Churches:

St Pauls Cathedral, Westminster Abbey, St Alfege Church

Art Galleries:     

The National Art Gallery

Royal Parks/Open spaces:

Kensington Gardens, Hyde Park, Regents Park, Greenwich Park, The

South Bank, Trafalgar Square, Covent Garden, Leicester Square

Markets:

Greenwich Market, South Bank Food Market, Camden Town Market

Community Groups:

Arts and Crafts Club, Civic Centre  and  Library,

Recreation:               

Leisure Centre, Swimming pools, Sports centre, Picnic, Disco

Restaurants:

English café, International restaurants, other popular restaurants

Theatre:

Royal Festival Hall, The Globe Theatre, O2 Arena

Shopping:

Oxford Street, Canary Wharf,  supermarkets, indoor shopping centres

English Lessons:               

Discussion and Reading groups each day.  Project work with feedback and assessments

IELTS

IELTS preparation.   One to one tuition and conversation for students who

wish to sit the IELTS examination (additional fee applies)

 

All children under aged 16 must be accompanied by a parent, teacher or guardian                                    

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