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Bucksmore English Program for Teens at King Edwards College

Dates and Tuition

Please check the course dates carefully as each course's schedule and holidays may be different.

Weekly course hours – 20

Age Range - 10-16 yrs

Session DatesDuration
2 weeks
4 weeks
2 weeks

Course Description

At Bucksmore Summer, students have 20 hours a week of formal English lessons. Academic lessons include general English classes, group projects, and conversation. Classes are small to provide personalized attention, with a maximum of 11 students.

One unique feature at Bucksmore is their Excursion-Linked lessons. These are lessons specifically designed to cover topics relevant to modern day England. Students have the chance to visit these locations after learning about them in the classroom.

Topics include:

  • British Castles
  • London - Politics and Royalty
  • The History of Oxford
  • Windsor - The Royal Family
  • Thrilling Thorpe Park

An assessment at the end of the course will provide an accurate evaluation of what the students learned in the program.

Activities Offered

  • A variety of different sporting options are available for students, such as cricket, swimming, basketball, football, touch rugby, tennis, netball, and badminton.
  • Fun camp games such as lip sync battle, scavenger hunt, Bucksmore Olympics, and egg drop challenge
  • Optionally, for an additional fee, students may receive 2 x 1-hour sessions per week of horse riding lessons.

Food and Accommodation

Student accommodation is split across several houses — Tudor, Edward, and Ridley. Bedrooms are comprised of single, 2-bed and 4-bed rooms (with separate male/female accommodation). Bathrooms are shared between 4-6 students. Staff will collect laundry weekly and return it the next day. Laundry is also available on site. There is free wifi throughout, and a computer room is available for students.

All meals are included in the tuition. Packed lunch will be provided on excursion days.

Campus facilities

King Edward's campus sprawls over 100 acres. Facilities include modern smart classrooms, multiple tennis courts, a dance studio, a swimming pool, and all-weather pitches.

Outside trips

Students will take trips off campus twice per week to visit top UK destinations. Some places they have been in the past include London, Windsor and a nearby theme park.


Bucksmore offers free airport transfers on transfer days for flights arriving/departing between 10:00 and 20:00. They also provide Unaccompanied Minor service for pick-up and drop-off. Staff are available to greet students when they land and see them off when their flight departs.

Covid regulations

Bucksmore complies with all UK government advice to ensure all measures are in place to provide a safe educational environment for students and staff.

Cancellation rules

  • 75% refund for 30+ days ahead cancellation; 50% refund for 7 - 19 days ahead cancellation; no refund for cancellation within seven days of program start date.
  • In case a course must be cancelled due to a visa rejection, all fees will be refunded, minus an administration fee of £100. (The original visa rejection letter must be supplied.)

Session Dates

Any course for a student under the age of 18 includes a transportation option.
Our packages are designed to be all-inclusive. We will contact you after checkout with info of exact items included.

Bucksmore Summer at ...7/5/20227/19/20222 weeks£2,600.00
Bucksmore Summer at ...7/5/20228/2/20224 weeks£5,200.00
Bucksmore Summer at ...7/19/20228/2/20222 weeks£2,600.00
Bucksmore Summer at King Edwards Standard 2 Weeks
Start Date7/5/2022
End Date7/19/2022
Duration2 weeks

Bucksmore Summer at King Edwards Standard 4 Weeks
Start Date7/5/2022
End Date8/2/2022
Duration4 weeks

Bucksmore Summer at King Edwards Standard 2 Weeks
Start Date7/19/2022
End Date8/2/2022
Duration2 weeks
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