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Radley, UK

Splendid English Plus - Radley College

About the provider: "Splendid" - Founded in 2002, welcomed 54 nationalities in 2023, British Council and English UK

age icon 11-14 years old

time icon 3 weeks

book icon Weekly hours: 22

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Radley's academic program consists of 22.5 hours of courses each week. English Skills, Global Minds workshops, and mentorship are among the topics covered. The maximum number of students in each class is 12. Separate classes are provided to teenagers and juniors.


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Location

Radley College campus, set in 320 hectares of parkland, is situated close to Oxford and within easy reach of London. The nearest airport is London Heathrow, an hour away.

The facilities for study, sports and recreation are outstanding, including art studios, large IT suites and a new Science Lecture Theatre.

Sporting facilities include football, rugby and cricket pitches, athletics track, tennis courts, a Real Tennis court, squash and fives courts, indoor 25m 6-lane swimming/ diving pool and sports hall.

What's Included

-All tuition and teaching materials

-Student folder, academic report, DS certificate and course photo

-DS reusable water bottle

-Participation of resident English Student Hosts

-Full board residential accommodation

-Transport and entry fees on all excursions

-Varied daily programme to cater for all interests and abilities

-Close supervision by our resident staff

-Personal laundry for machine washable clothes

-Medical and Travel Insurance (see Terms & Conditions)

-Airport transfers on published arrival/departure days for flights scheduled to arrive/depart between 09.00-16.00 from/to: Heathrow

- English Skills classes that are appropriate for your age and level

- Global Minds workshops that cover new topics and key life skills

- Mentorship from a staff member to help you reach your full potential

- A full and varied afternoon and evening activity schedule

- Two excursions each week to places such as London, Birmingham, Oxford, Thorpe Park, Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwick Castle, and Adventure Days

- Airport transfers by coach or taxi (for flights arriving or departing between 9:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. on specified arrival and departure dates)

- Private transportation (at an additional cost) can be arranged at any time and from any airport

Activities

Wide choice of afternoon activities including sports, fitness, arts & crafts, tech, drama Evening activities include team challenges, mystery nights, talent shows, traditional British games, relaxed nights in houses and discos Special events include: Ceilidh (traditional dancing), archery, pool party with inflatables, Nerfgun wars Some Junior and Teen activities are combined so that brothers/sisters and friends can meet Special Options - Tennis or Fencing (at extra cost).Professionally coached extra sports options, 2 sessions per week Up to 2 hours per session

Accommodations

  • Teens and Juniors are accommodated separately

  • Modern and traditional boarding houses. Single study bedrooms and some cubicles (partitioned dormitories) all with wasbasins. Shared bathrooms.

  • A school nurse visits regularly

  • Full board. All meals are taken in the historic, oak panelled dining hall. Varied menus to suit international students

  • Restricted access to mobile phones. WiFi available.

Meals

We provide 3 meals a day, plus evening snack. Meals are taken in the attractive dining room. Menus are chosen to appeal to international students.

Specific dietary requirements can be catered for with prior notice.

Pocket Money

We recommend **£60 per week **to cover personal expenses (phone/SIM cards, postcards, stamps, souvenirs, soft drinks, ice creams etc)

Excursions

2 excursions per week e.g. London (West End Musical, museums), Oxford (professionally guided tour, punting, museums) Thorpe Park, Warwick Castle

Transportation

We offer a professional and friendly 'Meet and Greet' service.

Airport transfers by coach or taxi are included in the fees on published arrival and departure dates for flights scheduled to arrive/depart between 09.00 and 16.00 hours from/to specific airports (see below).

Once you have collected your luggage you will come out of the Customs Hall and see one of our airport representatives, holding the school sign with your name. Coaches/taxis leave at regular intervals to take you to your centre. On departure, we check you onto your flight and see you through to departures.

FREE AIRPORT TRANSFERS

-Heathrow

Lesson Plan

WHY CHOOSE THIS PROGRAMME?

  • Radley is our largest centre and offers an exciting range of choice
  • Juniors and Teens follow separate programmes on the same campus - ideal for siblings traveling together
  • Juniors (11-14 years) - Ideal for confident young learners who have been away from home before.
  • Outstanding campus - the facilities for study and recreation are superb.
  • *22.5 hours' tuition per week (18 hours' in your arrival week) divided between English Skills and Global Minds and end-of-week presentations
  • Maximum class size: 12 international students*
  • Teens and Juniors are taught separately

*In exceptional cases, in order to place students at their correct level, maximum class size may be exceeded.English Skills

On arrival, you'll be given a written and oral test and placed into an English Skills class appropriate for your age and level Improve core skills, technical accuracy and spoken enhance fluency through stimulating and collaborative sessions Juniors e.g. Explore the world's most unusual houses, design your own! Teens e.g. Research and compare which countries are officially the happiest in the world and why. Write your own happiness manifesto

Global Minds

Each week you'll study range of Global Minds topics. You'll explore new topics and build confidence in important life skills (e.g. critical thinking, problem solving). Learn through researching, discussing, collaborating and creating. Session include British Culture, Digital Media, Drama/Music, Green Thinking, Global Futures and Science & Tech.

Example Global Minds :

Juniors

Science & Tech: NASA Explorers

  • Research life in Space, record an astronaut's video diary
  • Learn about the solar system, build a scaled model
  • Explore new language linked to space and astrophysics

Teens

Green Thinking: Eco Impact Photography

  • Analyse our impact on the environment, explore effective ways to photograph it
  • Use editing software and create impressive technical effects
  • Learn specialist vocabulary linked to photography and the environment

Extras

-Tennis or Fencing (at extra cost). £100/week (two sessions per week)

-Courier fee (e.g. for visa invitation letter), if required, £50.

-Transfers for those arriving/departing outside our free scheduled times on arrival/departure dates at the airports specified above


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Session Dates

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July - Boarding

Start 7/10/2024
End 7/31/2024
Duration 3 Weeks
Price £5,625

July - Boarding

Start 7/10/2024
End 8/7/2024
Duration 4 Weeks
Price £7,500

July - Boarding

Start 7/10/2024
End 7/24/2024
Duration 2 Weeks
Price £3,750

July - Boarding

Start 7/17/2024
End 8/7/2024
Duration 3 Weeks
Price £5,625

July - Boarding

Start 7/24/2024
End 8/7/2024
Duration 2 Weeks
Price £3,750

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