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Year Around Explorer Program for Teens at St Albans near London

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 - 11-17 yrs

Session DatesDuration
1/8/20231/21/2023
2 weeks
1/15/20231/28/2023
2 weeks
1/15/20232/11/2023
4 weeks

This is the best year around on campus accommodation English Language camp at St Albans. The program is so vibrant and themed based with wonderful excursions. Discover the English language through active, academic and creative activities in a beautifully historic school with extensive grounds. Featuring modern classrooms, spacious common areas, a dining room and modern residential accommodation, this centre is ideal for providing a safe and peaceful environment for your child.

Lessons:

On this course, students will:

  • 24 Hours Weekly Intensive
  • Gain confidence and become more independent learners and users of the English language
  • Develop their English language skills (reading writing, listening, and speaking)
  • Improve your vocabulary, pronunciation, and understanding of grammar
  • Essential 21st century life skills (communication, critical thinking, collaboration, creativity, and cultural awareness)
  • Produce a portfolio of work to demonstrate progress and achievements
  • Meet new friends from across the world

Week 1:

Magic and mystery

Explore magical stories and investigate some of Britain's most famous mysteries such as the famous Stonehenge or Lock Ness Monster. Students will build on their vocabulary for descriptive writing and develop their use of narrative tenses.

Week 2:

Gadgets and gizmos

Discover the origins of the technology we now take for granted and explore the impact its development will have on the future. Students will enhance their critical-thinking skills to speculate on future innovations and develop their coherent writing skills.

Week 3:

Let's celebrate!

Develop cross-cultural understanding by learning about different festivals from across the UK and around the world. Students will share knowledge and traditions of festivals in their own countries, practise their collaboration skills and improve their use of functional phrases for expressing ideas and opinions.

Students choose 2 electives per week. Sample electives include:

  • Art and Crafts
  • Cricket
  • British Literature
  • Dance
  • Drama
  • Dodgeball
  • Music
  • Film and Photography
  • Health and Fitness
  • Handball
  • Board Games
  • Football
  • Volleyball
  • Rounders
  • Orienteering
  • Journalism

Study Tours Students take part in three full-day study tours every two weeks to UK destinations. They will also have the opportunity to add optional activities to enhance their experience, available on certain weeks only

  • Edinburgh (27 - 29 January) – experience Scottish culture at this famous historic capital, including a tour of Edinburgh castle, ghost walks and Scottish dancing
  • London – see the London Eye, Downing Street, Covent Garden, Science Museum or the Houses of Parliament
  • Cambridge – tour the city’s famous landmarks and university colleges, including the world famous King’s College
  • Windsor – explore the world’s largest and oldest occupied castle, which is also one of the official residences of Queen Elizabeth II

Accommodation Accommodation blocks are separate for boys and girls. Bedrooms are shared and can accommodate between two and five students. All bedrooms contain bunk beds, a wardrobe, chest of drawers and chair. Where possible, we mix nationalities in bedrooms, so students are encouraged to practise their English and learn more about another culture. Access to bathrooms are also separate for boys and girls, as well as for junior and senior courses. There are shared showers and toilet facilities, which are situated at convenient points throughout the accommodation. Bedrooms and bathrooms are cleaned regularly, with fresh bed linen provided weekly. Students are responsible for making sure their room is tidy and will have regular room inspections. There is a free laundry service for machine washable clothes once a week. To ensure the highest level of safeguarding, there is a dedicated houseparent for each accommodation block, who is responsible for the care and welfare of students outside of the classroom. All students will attend a daily house meeting led by their houseparent where they will have the opportunity to discuss what they have achieved and share any concerns.

Meals Students are offered a choice of nutritious food at each mealtime; breakfast, lunch and dinner. Every menu includes a selection of hot and cold items including fresh fruit and vegetables. Packed lunches are provided on study tours. Snacks are available during break times and at each evening house meeting. If your child has a dietary requirement associated to an allergy, please let us know so we can accommodate this**.**

Facilities

  • Bright, spacious classrooms, many with interactive whiteboards
  • Dining room Art room
  • Disabled access/facilities
  • On-site sports fields
  • Peaceful, countryside setting
  • Free wireless internet

Laundry Free laundry service for machine washable clothes once a week. Bell cannot take responsibility for any items lost or damaged during the laundry process. Pocket Money £100 per week (recommendation).. Electricity 220-240V, 50Hz AC. UK-type 3-pin plugs are used.. Curfew Lights are switched off between 22:30 and 23:00. Students are not allowed outside the school site without supervision.

What is Included:

  • Tuition, study materials and course portfolio
  • Residential accommodation and all meals
  • A full programme of educational and social activities
  • A full programme of study tours
  • Access to sports facilities
  • Comprehensive supervision by qualified staff
  • Transfers to and from designated airports/stations on scheduled arrival and departure days *
  • Free internet access
  • Free laundry service
  • Comprehensive insurance

Transfers Free transfers will be available for arrivals and departures between 10am and 6pm, depending on student travel requirements. Any students travelling as an Unaccompanied Minor are subject to an additional £50 fee (per single journey).

Travel London Heathrow 47 km London Stansted  60 km Ebbsfleet Eurostar 48 km

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.

SessionStartEndDurationPrice
Winter Explorer1/8/20231/21/20232 weeks£2,240.00
Winter Explorer1/15/20231/28/20232 weeks£2,650.00
Winter Explorer1/15/20232/11/20234 weeks£4,835.00
Winter Explorer2/5/20232/18/20232 weeks£2,130.00
Winter Explorer2/12/20232/25/20232 weeks£2,130.00
Spring Explorer3/26/20234/8/20232 weeks£2,010.00
Spring Explorer3/26/20234/15/20233 weeks£3,015.00
Spring Explorer3/26/20234/22/20234 weeks£4,020.00
Spring Explorer3/26/20234/29/20235 weeks£5,025.00
Spring Explorer4/2/20234/15/20232 weeks£2,010.00
Spring Explorer4/2/20234/22/20233 weeks£3,015.00
Spring Explorer4/2/20234/29/20234 weeks£4,020.00
Spring Explorer4/9/20234/22/20232 weeks£2,010.00
Spring Explorer4/9/20234/29/20233 weeks£3,015.00
Spring Explorer4/16/20234/29/20232 weeks£2,010.00
Summer Explorer6/4/20236/17/20232 weeks£2,670.00
Summer Explorer6/4/20236/24/20233 weeks£4,005.00
Summer Explorer6/4/20237/1/20234 weeks£5,340.00
Summer Explorer6/4/20237/8/20235 weeks£6,675.00
Summer Explorer6/4/20237/15/20236 weeks£8,010.00
Summer Explorer6/4/20237/22/20237 weeks£9,345.00
Summer Explorer6/4/20237/29/20238 weeks£10,680.00
Summer Explorer6/4/20238/5/20239 weeks£12,015.00
Summer Explorer6/4/20238/12/202310 weeks£13,350.00
Summer Explorer6/4/20238/19/202311 weeks£14,685.00
Summer Explorer6/11/20236/24/20232 weeks£2,670.00
Summer Explorer6/11/20237/1/20233 weeks£4,005.00
Summer Explorer6/11/20237/8/20234 weeks£5,340.00
Summer Explorer6/11/20237/15/20235 weeks£6,675.00
Summer Explorer6/11/20237/22/20236 weeks£8,010.00
Summer Explorer6/11/20237/29/20237 weeks£9,345.00
Summer Explorer6/11/20238/5/20238 weeks£10,680.00
Summer Explorer6/11/20238/12/20239 weeks£12,015.00
Summer Explorer6/11/20238/19/202310 weeks£13,350.00
Summer Explorer6/18/20237/1/20232 weeks£2,670.00
Summer Explorer6/18/20237/8/20233 weeks£4,005.00
Summer Explorer6/18/20237/15/20234 weeks£5,340.00
Summer Explorer6/18/20237/22/20235 weeks£6,675.00
Summer Explorer6/18/20237/29/20236 weeks£8,010.00
Summer Explorer6/18/20238/5/20237 weeks£9,345.00
Summer Explorer6/18/20238/12/20238 weeks£10,680.00
Summer Explorer6/18/20238/19/20239 weeks£12,015.00
Summer Explorer6/25/20237/8/20232 weeks£2,670.00
Summer Explorer6/25/20237/15/20233 weeks£4,005.00
Summer Explorer6/25/20237/22/20234 weeks£5,340.00
Summer Explorer6/25/20237/29/20235 weeks£6,675.00
Summer Explorer6/25/20238/5/20236 weeks£8,010.00
Summer Explorer6/25/20238/12/20237 weeks£9,345.00
Summer Explorer6/25/20238/19/20238 weeks£10,680.00
Summer Explorer7/2/20237/15/20232 weeks£2,670.00
Summer Explorer7/2/20237/22/20233 weeks£4,005.00
Summer Explorer7/2/20237/29/20234 weeks£5,340.00
Summer Explorer7/2/20238/5/20235 weeks£6,675.00
Summer Explorer7/2/20238/12/20236 weeks£8,010.00
Summer Explorer7/2/20238/19/20237 weeks£9,345.00
Summer Explorer7/9/20237/22/20232 weeks£2,670.00
Summer Explorer7/9/20237/29/20233 weeks£4,005.00
Summer Explorer7/9/20238/5/20234 weeks£5,340.00
Summer Explorer7/9/20238/12/20235 weeks£6,675.00
Summer Explorer7/9/20238/19/20236 weeks£8,010.00
Summer Explorer7/16/20237/29/20232 weeks£2,670.00
Summer Explorer7/16/20238/5/20233 weeks£4,005.00
Summer Explorer7/16/20238/12/20234 weeks£5,340.00
Summer Explorer7/16/20238/19/20235 weeks£6,675.00
Summer Explorer7/23/20238/5/20232 weeks£2,670.00
Summer Explorer7/23/20238/12/20233 weeks£4,005.00
Summer Explorer7/23/20238/19/20234 weeks£5,340.00
Summer Explorer7/30/20238/12/20232 weeks£2,670.00
Summer Explorer7/30/20238/19/20233 weeks£4,005.00
Summer Explorer8/6/20238/19/20232 weeks£2,670.00
Winter Explorer
Start Date1/8/2023
End Date1/21/2023
Duration2 weeks
Price£2,240.00

Winter Explorer
Start Date1/15/2023
End Date1/28/2023
Duration2 weeks
Price£2,650.00

Winter Explorer
Start Date1/15/2023
End Date2/11/2023
Duration4 weeks
Price£4,835.00

Winter Explorer
Start Date2/5/2023
End Date2/18/2023
Duration2 weeks
Price£2,130.00

Winter Explorer
Start Date2/12/2023
End Date2/25/2023
Duration2 weeks
Price£2,130.00

Spring Explorer
Start Date3/26/2023
End Date4/8/2023
Duration2 weeks
Price£2,010.00

Spring Explorer
Start Date3/26/2023
End Date4/15/2023
Duration3 weeks
Price£3,015.00

Spring Explorer
Start Date3/26/2023
End Date4/22/2023
Duration4 weeks
Price£4,020.00

Spring Explorer
Start Date3/26/2023
End Date4/29/2023
Duration5 weeks
Price£5,025.00

Spring Explorer
Start Date4/2/2023
End Date4/15/2023
Duration2 weeks
Price£2,010.00

Spring Explorer
Start Date4/2/2023
End Date4/22/2023
Duration3 weeks
Price£3,015.00

Spring Explorer
Start Date4/2/2023
End Date4/29/2023
Duration4 weeks
Price£4,020.00

Spring Explorer
Start Date4/9/2023
End Date4/22/2023
Duration2 weeks
Price£2,010.00

Spring Explorer
Start Date4/9/2023
End Date4/29/2023
Duration3 weeks
Price£3,015.00

Spring Explorer
Start Date4/16/2023
End Date4/29/2023
Duration2 weeks
Price£2,010.00

Summer Explorer
Start Date6/4/2023
End Date6/17/2023
Duration2 weeks
Price£2,670.00

Summer Explorer
Start Date6/4/2023
End Date6/24/2023
Duration3 weeks
Price£4,005.00

Summer Explorer
Start Date6/4/2023
End Date7/1/2023
Duration4 weeks
Price£5,340.00

Summer Explorer
Start Date6/4/2023
End Date7/8/2023
Duration5 weeks
Price£6,675.00

Summer Explorer
Start Date6/4/2023
End Date7/15/2023
Duration6 weeks
Price£8,010.00

Summer Explorer
Start Date6/4/2023
End Date7/22/2023
Duration7 weeks
Price£9,345.00

Summer Explorer
Start Date6/4/2023
End Date7/29/2023
Duration8 weeks
Price£10,680.00

Summer Explorer
Start Date6/4/2023
End Date8/5/2023
Duration9 weeks
Price£12,015.00

Summer Explorer
Start Date6/4/2023
End Date8/12/2023
Duration10 weeks
Price£13,350.00

Summer Explorer
Start Date6/4/2023
End Date8/19/2023
Duration11 weeks
Price£14,685.00

Summer Explorer
Start Date6/11/2023
End Date6/24/2023
Duration2 weeks
Price£2,670.00

Summer Explorer
Start Date6/11/2023
End Date7/1/2023
Duration3 weeks
Price£4,005.00

Summer Explorer
Start Date6/11/2023
End Date7/8/2023
Duration4 weeks
Price£5,340.00

Summer Explorer
Start Date6/11/2023
End Date7/15/2023
Duration5 weeks
Price£6,675.00

Summer Explorer
Start Date6/11/2023
End Date7/22/2023
Duration6 weeks
Price£8,010.00

Summer Explorer
Start Date6/11/2023
End Date7/29/2023
Duration7 weeks
Price£9,345.00

Summer Explorer
Start Date6/11/2023
End Date8/5/2023
Duration8 weeks
Price£10,680.00

Summer Explorer
Start Date6/11/2023
End Date8/12/2023
Duration9 weeks
Price£12,015.00

Summer Explorer
Start Date6/11/2023
End Date8/19/2023
Duration10 weeks
Price£13,350.00

Summer Explorer
Start Date6/18/2023
End Date7/1/2023
Duration2 weeks
Price£2,670.00

Summer Explorer
Start Date6/18/2023
End Date7/8/2023
Duration3 weeks
Price£4,005.00

Summer Explorer
Start Date6/18/2023
End Date7/15/2023
Duration4 weeks
Price£5,340.00

Summer Explorer
Start Date6/18/2023
End Date7/22/2023
Duration5 weeks
Price£6,675.00

Summer Explorer
Start Date6/18/2023
End Date7/29/2023
Duration6 weeks
Price£8,010.00

Summer Explorer
Start Date6/18/2023
End Date8/5/2023
Duration7 weeks
Price£9,345.00

Summer Explorer
Start Date6/18/2023
End Date8/12/2023
Duration8 weeks
Price£10,680.00

Summer Explorer
Start Date6/18/2023
End Date8/19/2023
Duration9 weeks
Price£12,015.00

Summer Explorer
Start Date6/25/2023
End Date7/8/2023
Duration2 weeks
Price£2,670.00

Summer Explorer
Start Date6/25/2023
End Date7/15/2023
Duration3 weeks
Price£4,005.00

Summer Explorer
Start Date6/25/2023
End Date7/22/2023
Duration4 weeks
Price£5,340.00

Summer Explorer
Start Date6/25/2023
End Date7/29/2023
Duration5 weeks
Price£6,675.00

Summer Explorer
Start Date6/25/2023
End Date8/5/2023
Duration6 weeks
Price£8,010.00

Summer Explorer
Start Date6/25/2023
End Date8/12/2023
Duration7 weeks
Price£9,345.00

Summer Explorer
Start Date6/25/2023
End Date8/19/2023
Duration8 weeks
Price£10,680.00

Summer Explorer
Start Date7/2/2023
End Date7/15/2023
Duration2 weeks
Price£2,670.00

Summer Explorer
Start Date7/2/2023
End Date7/22/2023
Duration3 weeks
Price£4,005.00

Summer Explorer
Start Date7/2/2023
End Date7/29/2023
Duration4 weeks
Price£5,340.00

Summer Explorer
Start Date7/2/2023
End Date8/5/2023
Duration5 weeks
Price£6,675.00

Summer Explorer
Start Date7/2/2023
End Date8/12/2023
Duration6 weeks
Price£8,010.00

Summer Explorer
Start Date7/2/2023
End Date8/19/2023
Duration7 weeks
Price£9,345.00

Summer Explorer
Start Date7/9/2023
End Date7/22/2023
Duration2 weeks
Price£2,670.00

Summer Explorer
Start Date7/9/2023
End Date7/29/2023
Duration3 weeks
Price£4,005.00

Summer Explorer
Start Date7/9/2023
End Date8/5/2023
Duration4 weeks
Price£5,340.00

Summer Explorer
Start Date7/9/2023
End Date8/12/2023
Duration5 weeks
Price£6,675.00

Summer Explorer
Start Date7/9/2023
End Date8/19/2023
Duration6 weeks
Price£8,010.00

Summer Explorer
Start Date7/16/2023
End Date7/29/2023
Duration2 weeks
Price£2,670.00

Summer Explorer
Start Date7/16/2023
End Date8/5/2023
Duration3 weeks
Price£4,005.00

Summer Explorer
Start Date7/16/2023
End Date8/12/2023
Duration4 weeks
Price£5,340.00

Summer Explorer
Start Date7/16/2023
End Date8/19/2023
Duration5 weeks
Price£6,675.00

Summer Explorer
Start Date7/23/2023
End Date8/5/2023
Duration2 weeks
Price£2,670.00

Summer Explorer
Start Date7/23/2023
End Date8/12/2023
Duration3 weeks
Price£4,005.00

Summer Explorer
Start Date7/23/2023
End Date8/19/2023
Duration4 weeks
Price£5,340.00

Summer Explorer
Start Date7/30/2023
End Date8/12/2023
Duration2 weeks
Price£2,670.00

Summer Explorer
Start Date7/30/2023
End Date8/19/2023
Duration3 weeks
Price£4,005.00

Summer Explorer
Start Date8/6/2023
End Date8/19/2023
Duration2 weeks
Price£2,670.00
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