Summer Boarding Pre College STEM Course at Canford School

Summer Boarding Pre College STEM Course at Canford School

For a better future.

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


2  weeks

Course Description

STEM is an acronym for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics. This course is designed for students who want to improve their English language skills in order to impact future scientific and technological growth. SBC Canford's STEM program teaches students how to use each of these four academic disciplines to address real-world scientific and technical problems, such as in robotics, engineering, and technological design.

Students will develop educated perspectives and attitudes about how each field contributes to the biological, technological, and physical world as Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics are linked together in the course syllabus. Students will study about the interdependence of each profession and how the four disciplines interact to influence society. Students improve their language abilities and knowledge through working, negotiating, and planning in English as well as studying and applying subject-specific language during this course.

Students will work in groups to study, assess, plan, and produce a scientific or technological concept or thesis for each STEM project. Students will be required to prepare a presentation and demonstration of their scientific results and technological design at the end of each project. This course will not only improve our students' knowledge of STEM disciplines, but also their English language skills, by requiring them to participate in research and development assignments that conclude in presentations.

STEM is taught at SBC Canford through hands-on project work that students complete in groups with their classmates. Students will not only increase their knowledge of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics via interactive project work, but also their ability to communicate, collaborate, solve issues, and take initiative as part of a team.

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

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

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