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 the UK, 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 flavours of international cuisine which London is so famous for.  

 

CAMP DATES 2019-20 

AUTUMN:

27 October - 9 November 2019

 WINTER: 

22 December 2019  -                    12 January 2020

SUMMER :

2  - 29 August 2020

SPRING:

21 - 31 March 2020

SCHOOLS INTEGRATION PLAN

International students  experience the British school system  

Our guests will attend school with British students, and follow the  standard curriculum.  This is a unique opportunity to make genuine friends and experience authentic English school life and everyday customs.   

 Only schools that have a good rating are selected.  So, organisers and parents can be assured that their children will be receivinghigh quality education in a nurturing environment.  The timetable covers a variety off subjecgs, such as Science, Design and Technology, Modern Languages, Literature, History, Drama, Art and Music.

This programme is available for group bookings only, for ages 8 - 17. 
Available during UK schools term-time, 1-4 weeks duration. 
 
 
GREENWICH, LONDON
 
The ELACP programme is based around 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.  
 

 

EXCURSIONS  

The programme 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  Parliament Square   WestminsterAbbey Buckingham Palace                Horse Guards Parade                     Trafalgar Square                   National Art Gallery   

The Tower of London               The London Eye                       The South Bank                           St Paul's Cathedral       Shakespeare Globe Theatre         HMS Belfast Museum ship   The London Dungeon      Sealife Adventure

Natural History Museum       The Science Museum          Hyde Park                         Harrods Store                   Regents Park                       Madame Tussauds Wax Museum                                             The British Museum

Greenwich Park           Greenwich Maritime Museum and Queens House         Royal Naval College         Greenwich Royal Observatory   Peter Harrison Planetarium       The Cutty Sark Ship                     The Millenium Dome 

 

WHAT'S INCLUDED

 

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
English Lessons:     15 hours of General English lessons each week.  This includes reading, writing and comprehension, grammar and conversational English in a British Council accredited school

Transport:

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

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

Community Groups:

Arts and Crafts Club, Library

Recreation:               

Leisure Centre, Swimming pools

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

Certificates:               

Certificate of attendance.  Examnation certificates for any official tests taken 

IELTS

IELTS preparation.   Tuition and conversation for students who wish to sit the IELTS

examination (additional fee applies)

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

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