Schools & Venues


St Edward’s School,

The beautiful buildings of St Edward’s School provide a perfect backdrop for students wishing to sample life at a British boarding school. ‘Teddies’ is located in the lively urban area of Summertown, and is less than a two-minute walk away from a compact collection of cafés and quirky independent shops.

Cheltenham Ladies' College,

Founded in 1853, Cheltenham Ladies’ College has been at the forefront of girls’ education for over 160 years and and is one of the best performing and most prestigious independent boarding schools in the country. The College’s heritage and global reputation were founded on a pioneering approach to education.

Sibford School,
North Oxfordshire.

Sibford School in Oxfordshire is an independent boarding school located only 45 minutes from the city of Oxford. The school is set in over 50 acres of glorious grounds, making it a perfect choice for younger learners on both our summer vacation programme and our year-round boarding school integration programme.

Summer Fields School,

Located in the leafy Oxford suburb of Summertown, this Eton College feeder school is set in a stunning 70 acre campus with extensive sports facilities and an adventure playground! Combine learning English with a unique opportunity to integrate with local children on our sister day camp programme, ‘Active Camps.’

Oxford Brookes University,

Our Oxford Brookes University Summer Vacation programme combines English lessons with getting to know the historic city of Oxford. We visit the most famous of Oxford’s attractions such as Christ Church College, the Ashmolean Museum, as well as unique experiences such as going punting on the River Thames.

Oxford International College,

Oxford International College is the no.1 ranked A-Level College in the UK (in recent ISC classifications), and is located just 10 minutes from the city centre. Our carefully planned lessons take a communicative & task-based approach and cover a wide variety of topics, relevant to the students’ daily programme activities.

Anglia Ruskin College,

Cambridge is the perfect place to be a student, not only because of its rich academic history. From exploring the university colleges, visiting the museums, strolling across the Mathematical Bridge or trying punting for the first time, the programme gives a truly rounded look at everything the city has to offer.

Burford School,

This unique opportunity offers learners an authentic British boarding school experience in one of Oxfordshire’s leading schools, studying and socialising with both British and international students. It's the ideal setting for learners to immerse themselves in the British education system & English language this summer.

Oxford & Cambridge.

Combine Learning English with Activities & Excursions with a stay in both Oxford and Cambridge. Oxford and Cambridge are Britain’s two oldest universities, and they are connected in many ways. Our unique Oxbridge programme allows students to spend one week in Oxford followed by one week in Cambridge or vice versa!

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