Summer Boarding Pre College International Relations Course at Canford School

Summer Boarding Pre College International Relations Course at Canford School

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Dates and Tuition

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Weekly course hours – 15

Age Range - 11-15 yrs

Session DatesDuration

2  weeks


2  weeks

Course Description

Introduction to International Relations is a dynamic and conversational course that introduces students to key topics in global politics. This course, created by professional course writers exclusively for 11 to 15-year-old students, pushes students to analyze significant global issues from a range of perspectives through interactive exercises, debates, and role-plays. Students gain from being in a multicultural setting since it allows them to improve their English proficiency and confidence.

Students will get a broad overview of international relations, improve their English language skills so they can talk about it, learn about key international organizations like the UN and NATO, and debate a variety of important global issues like climate change and conflict resolution from various perspectives. Students will not only improve their language skills and subject knowledge, but they will also learn to think critically about various circumstances that affect today's world.

Students will take part in a Model UN simulation project in which they will play the roles of various country delegates and utilize their newly acquired knowledge of international politics to deal with hypothetical problems. Students will explore the perspectives of their respective countries, conceive, prepare, and present their arguments, as well as demonstrate their English language speaking skills as well as newly developed diplomacy, resolution, and negotiating skills.

SBC's student-centered approach allows students to continuously engage their language abilities, allowing them to return home with improved English language competence, a greater awareness of international politics, and improved communication, presentation, and cooperation skills.

Key Facts

  • Course Length: 2 Weeks
  • Additional Cost: £145 per week
  • Hours of English Through Academic Subjects Tuition Per Week: 15
  • Age Range: 11 to 15 years
  • Suitable for English Level: Intermediate (B1) and Above
  • Key Skills Developed: English Proficiency, Subject Knowledge, Critical Thinking, Debating, Negotiation

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 11 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.

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.

2 Weeks International Canford7/10/20237/24/20232 weeks£3,700.00
2 Weeks International Canford7/24/20238/7/20232 weeks£3,700.00
2 Weeks International Canford
Start Date7/10/2023
End Date7/24/2023
Duration2 weeks

2 Weeks International Canford
Start Date7/24/2023
End Date8/7/2023
Duration2 weeks

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