Discover London

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Discover London offers students aged 13 – 18 the opportunity of learning in depth about London and all the hidden delights of the English capital.

The course runs for two weeks and students will be accommodated with families, within easy reach of Central London.

Each weekday students travel into Central London, for morning lessons with experienced and highly motivated teachers or to proceed directly with that day’s visit.

Classroom sessions will focus on different aspects of the history and culture of London before visiting the sites related to the topic they have studied, accompanied by their teacher.

This is a unique opportunity to combine seeing London with learning from an inspirational expert about the capital’s different attractions and seeing them first hand!

Course Info

  • AGE: 13 – 18 years old
  • LANGUAGE: Intermediate to advanced level of English
  • DATES: 8th – 22nd July

Special Features

London Travelcards for daily travel around the city.

On Saturdays, full-day excursions will be organised to Christchurch College in Oxford and Kings College in Cambridge.

Groups and individuals accepted, however the programme is subject to a minimum total of 10 students enrolling.

Groups and individuals accepted; however the programme is subject to a minimum total of 10 students enrolling.

Lessons:

Lessons will be held at Student Central which is part of the University of London. Within it, there are a variety of very well-equipped classrooms and is nestled between two of the most prestigious colleges of the University of London, Birkbeck and SOAS.It is just 5 minutes from the tube.

Here students will interact, discuss and present their opinions with other international classmates and their teacher.

Topics covered may include:

  • The Monarchy
  • History of the Tower of London
  • Art in London
  • Multicultural London
  • Entertainment in London

Visits in LONDON – Discover the gems in the city

After lessons, the students will visit a place of interest related to what they studied that morning.

The aim is to deepen their understanding and discover a new aspect about this fascinating city.

Destinations may include:

  • The Tower of London
  • Paul’s Cathedral
  • The National Gallery
  • The National Theatre

Carefully chosen areas within easy access of Central London.

Host families will provide full-board accommodation (breakfast, packed lunches and dinner). Dinner on the arrival day and breakfast/packed lunch on the departure day are included.

Morning sessions start at 09.30.
Afternoon visits will finish around 17.30

DAY Morning Afternoon Evening
Sunday   Arrival Dinner & evening with families
Monday Introduction to and History of London Museum of London Dinner & evening with families
Tuesday Lesson: Monarchy & Pagentry Westminster Walk, Green Park & Buckingham Palace Dinner & evening with families
Wednesday Changing of the Guard Windsor Castle Dinner & evening with families
Thursday Lesson: Multicultural London St Pauls Cathedral Dinner & evening with families
Friday Kensington Palace and the Museums Dinner & evening with families
Saturday Excursion to Cambridge  with Entrance to Kings College Dinner & evening with families
Sunday With Host Family
Monday Lesson: London under Siege Tower of London Dinner & evening with families
Tuesday Lesson: Performing Arts National Theatre Backstage Tour & Covent Garden Musical
Wednesday Lesson: Art in London National & Portrait Galleries & Trafalgar Square Dinner & evening with families
Thursday Thames River Cruise & Greenwich Observatory Dinner & evening with families
Friday Wembley Stadium The British Museum & Presentation of Certificates Dinner & evening with families
Saturday Excursion to Oxford with Entrance to Christchurch Dinner & evening with families
Sunday Departure

 

NB. The schedule is sample ONLY and timings may vary due to the nature of the visit or other reasons beyond our control. On some days there will be no classroom session but instead a full day visit(s)