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Summer Boarding English Language for Senior Young Learners at Canford School

Dates and Tuition

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

Weekly course hours – 15

Age Range - 11-15 yrs

Session DatesDuration
2 weeks
3 weeks
4 weeks

Course Description

SBC's lively and varied General English course focuses on developing students' communication, teamwork, and creativity abilities, as well as their comprehension of English and confidence in applying it in everyday situations. The syllabus incorporates carefully chosen resources as well as Time to Shine materials created specifically for Summer Boarding Courses by our innovative and skilled academic team. Lessons are delivered in a student-centered, multicultural setting so that students can collaborate to improve their language skills.

The goal of General English is to improve both language knowledge and language abilities. Students will improve their vocabulary, grammar, pronunciation, reading, and writing skills throughout the course. Students are encouraged to activate their language knowledge and further strengthen their communication abilities by participating in exciting and stimulating exercises, projects, and activities. All of the classes are taught by teachers that have been carefully selected. The British Council has identified SBC's 'Teaching' and 'Course 'Design' as areas of strength.

Students will participate in a series of creative and difficult projects each week as part of General English's Time to Shine to apply language learning and acquire a variety of 21st century skills. Students can give presentations based on their own research and compete in exciting and collaborative class competitions as part of each project.

This type of project-based learning allows students to practice their English language skills while also improving their critical thinking, research, and presentation abilities.

The importance of feedback in any learning process cannot be overstated. Students will receive regular feedback from their lecturers during class to help them grow. All students will receive a personal report written by their teacher, as well as a course certificate, at the completion of the course. This is a terrific resource to share with your child's year-round school to help them develop further.

Key Facts

  • Course Length: 2 Weeks
  • Hours of English Tuition Per Week: 15
  • Maximum of 15 students per class
  • For students ages 12 to 15 years
  • For all levels of English
  • Key Skills Developed: English Language, Confidence in Speaking and Presenting, Communication, Research

School Information

Canford School, the 2018 'Independent Boarding School of the Year' and the 2019 'Tatler Public School of the Year,' hosts SBC Canford Summer School. Students have a genuine British boarding school experience thanks to the lovely surroundings and superb amenities. Students will enroll in an interesting academic program of their choosing. Every day, an engaging program of activities and events is organized outside of the classroom. At the school, two summer school programs are offered: a Junior course for children aged 8 to 11, and a Senior course for students aged 12 to 15.

Summer School Social Program

SBC Canford Summer School students participate in a varied and enjoyable multi-activity social program that includes a variety of exciting activities in the afternoons and evenings. Students can spend time with their new friends and participate in a variety of new and interesting activities as part of the social program.

Students will participate in a multi-activity program that includes football, arts & crafts, music, and swimming, among other activities. Every afternoon, students often have a choice of over ten different activities. There will also be a number of events for the entire school, such as discos, sports tournaments, and filmmaking.


During the two-week course, students will go on three excursions to famous UK tourist cities or destinations. Our dedicated team of staff accompany the students and have a series of activities planned for the students to ensure that they make the most from their trip. During their stay, all students will visit London at least once. Our excursion destinations this summer include Bournemouth Beach, Oxford, London, and Bath.


All students reside on-campus in specially designed student housing. Each student will have their own single room with access to a communal bathroom. Boys and girls have their own private common rooms and reside in different lodging complexes. Staff also live on-site to ensure that all students have access to support 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Throughout the stay, all accommodations and facilities are cleaned on a regular basis to ensure the greatest level of hygiene. All students have access to a laundry service once a week.

Student Support & Welfare

SBC's top goal is the safety and well-being of all kids. Summer Boarding Courses is dedicated to ensuring the safety and well-being of children. During their time at SBC, students are housed on-site in safe and comfortable boarding homes. Their supportive staff, which includes committed and experienced welfare workers such as House Parents and Welfare Managers, is accessible 24 hours a day to assist students. All employees, volunteers, and contractors are expected to follow our extensive Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy and Procedures.

SBC Canford Summer School includes:

  • Comfortable Accommodation & 3 Meals Per Day
  • 15 Hours of English Through Academic Subjects Tuition per week
  • Progress Report and End-of-Course Certificate
  • 3 Full-Day Trips Per 2 Week Course (Transport & Entrance Fees Included)
  • Afternoon Activity Programme Plus Full Evening Activity Programme
  • Laundry Service
  • SBC Canford Summer School T-shirt
  • UK SIM Card
  • Comprehensive Travel Insurance

Additional Options

Additional academic options, the English Plus+ activity program, and Airport Transfers are all available at an additional cost.

The safety and well-being of all students is the top priority of SBC. Students will be accommodated in secure and comfortable guesthouses throughout their stay. A friendly and caring staff is available 24 hours a day to assist students, including House Parents and Welfare Managers.

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.

General English at ...7/10/20237/24/20232 weeks£3,200.00
General English at ...7/10/20237/31/20233 weeks£4,800.00
General English at ...7/10/20238/7/20234 weeks£6,400.00
General English at ...7/24/20238/7/20232 weeks£3,200.00
General English at ...7/24/20238/14/20233 weeks£4,800.00
General English at ...7/31/20238/14/20232 weeks£3,200.00
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