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Bell The Leys, UK

Pioneering Pre-College Academic Exploration and Skill Development Program for High Schoolers on Leys School Campus in Cambridge

age icon 14-17 years old

age icon 2 weeks

age icon Weekly hours: 42

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Young Cambridge Scholars gives students advanced university-level learning through a combination of subject study, an inspiring lecture programme and educational study tours and activities. This is a challenging course for students who excel academically and wish to progress to a top English-speaking university in the future. It aims to maximise their potential for success by supporting students to develop advanced subject-level knowledge and academic skills expected in higher education so they are ready to succeed at university.

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Established in 1875, The Leys School is one of the most prestigious private schools in Cambridge, with many of their students progressing to world-class universities.

The campus is located in the heart of the city, close to the Fitzwilliam Museum and several of the University of Cambridge colleges, and has extensive grounds with contemporary residential accommodation, outstanding sports facilities and a modern teaching block.

However long you will be studying with us, we hope that The Leys will inspire students to aim high as they learn the English language and develop essential skills for learning, life and work.

What's Included

The course includes:

- 32 hours of university-level subject study, including topics such as mathematics, international relations, science, and British Literature

- 10 hours of academic skills, such as critical thinking and independent study skills

- 12 hours of lectures, with speakers from the University of Cambridge

Extracurricular activities on campus include basketball, drama, football, journalism, and photography in Cambridge.

Food and Accommodation:

- Accommodations on-campus offered include a mix of singles, doubles, and dormitories, with separate facilities for boys and girls.

- A houseparent lives in each accommodation building.

- All meals and laundry service are included.

Campus facilities:

- The Leys is a prestigious 142 year-old school located in the city center of the university town of Cambridge.

- Classrooms are bright and many have the latest technology such as interactive whiteboards.

- There is also a dining room, computer study center, student common areas, cookery room, art room, and on-site sports fields including a tennis court and synthetic football pitch.

Outside trips:

- Each session includes a full-day excursion to the dynamic capital city of London. Students have the opportunity to visit


The activity programme is an integral part of the course and allows students to practise what they have learnt and develop a natural, fluent use of the language. Students on the Young Cambridge Scholars course will have opportunities to enjoy these activities:

  • Sports ranging from football and basketball to tennis and cricket
  • Creative arts ranging from T-shirt painting to photography
  • Evening activities like school discos, fashion shows and quiz nights There will also be a formal dinner hosted at a University of Cambridge college, exclusively for Young Cambridge Scholars students.


There is no better way to learn about British life and culture than to experience it for yourself.  Study tours also play an important role in our learning approach. Students prepare for their study tour in class and have educational tasks to complete during their trip, this is then discussed in lessons afterwards. They will have three-full day study tours to UK destinations, every two weeks.


To the highest standard, our care for your child starts from the moment they land in the UK. Our dedicated Young Learners team will oversee the coordination, liaison and supervision of your child on arrival and departure days.

Of course, you may want to travel with your child and bring them directly to the school. We can also arrange for this with the school.

Airport transfers

Airport or station transfers are included in your course package fee, from designated airports and within scheduled arrival and departure times (depending on student travel requirements).

To guarantee your airport transfer, please submit our online travel form for each student at least 10 working days before the course start date. If you would like to make any changes to your departure date, please let us know at least 7 working days before your departure date.

Designated airports for The Leys

  • London Heathrow 89 km

  • London Stansted 44 km

Out-of-hour prices

  • London Heathrow £205

  • London Stansted £105

Lesson Plan

On this course, students will:

  • Improve their confidence, fluency and range of vocabulary when communicating English in an academic context
  • Develop their subject-level knowledge and academic skills
  • Learn to effectively communicate and present their opinions in discussion
  • Enhance their ability to work with others effectively
  • Develop useful techniques and strategies when learning and preparing for exams
  • Be more informed about future study options
  • Meet new friends, of similar academic calibre, from across the world

LESSONS University-level learning Students will get a real insight into university-level study in some of the most popular topics at University of Cambridge, including: Mathematics, British literature, Science and International Relations. It is also critical that students develop a strong foundation of study skills in order for them to perform well at university. These academic skills include: essay writing, analysing data, research and presentation skills, critical thinking and expressing opinions. Students will therefore spend time to develop these skills as well as their exam technique – particularly the IELTS exam – an internationally-recognised language level test and entry requirement for British universities.

  • Subject study: 32 hours
  • Academic skills: 10 hours

Lectures by University of Cambridge speakers

If you are going to prepare for the best, you should learn from the best. Students will experience real university-style lectures on class Cambridge subjects, ranging from physics to philosophy. All lectures delivered will be facilitated by University of Cambridge speakers. Previous lectures explored new perspectives on topics like: film studies, philosophy, quantum physics or politics. One of the lectures will focus on the skills, experience and qualities that students need to become a University of Cambridge student.

  • Lecture programme: 12 hours


-Registtration Fee 95 GBP (Included in the price)

-Out-of-hour Transportation prices

  • London Heathrow £205

  • London Stansted £105

Session Dates

Good News! You are not going to pay the full fee today, just a small deposit. After paying today, you will first get an enrollment form, and then receive a booking confirmation.

July - Pioneering Pre-College Academic Exploration and Skill Development Program for High Schoolers on Leys School Campus in Cambridge
Start 7/3/2024
End 7/16/2024
Duration 2 Weeks
Price £4,545
July - Pioneering Pre-College Academic Exploration and Skill Development Program for High Schoolers on Leys School Campus in Cambridge
Start 7/17/2024
End 7/30/2024
Duration 2 Weeks
Price £4,545
July - Pioneering Pre-College Academic Exploration and Skill Development Program for High Schoolers on Leys School Campus in Cambridge
Start 7/31/2024
End 8/13/2024
Duration 2 Weeks
Price £4,545

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