KJ London

KJ London is no ordinary summer programme. It is a pre-university enrichment opportunity to empower young citizens as they take steps towards adulthood. It offers a personal, safe, engaging and thought-provoking experiences for young adults to develop independence and character.

Dates: 9th – 23rd July 2016

kj-london-2KJ London is a two-week residential programme for a select group of international 17-19 year olds in one of the most exciting cities in the world. Reflecting London’s international, cultural and open character, the programme will bring together students from around the world to participate in structured workshops, varied activities and trips, supervised individual and group responsibilities, as well as open dinner discussions that will see them develop confidence and competence in a wide range of adult life skills.

Students will learn how to:

  • Cook delicious and nutritious meals;
  • Maintain a clean and safe domestic environment;
  • Manage a budget;
  • Learn to navigate public transport systems independently;
  • Leadership and teamwork;
  • Present and debate ideas;
  • Interact with business owners, volunteers and adults from all walks of life;


Self-contained Apartments for up to 8 people (1 adult in each at least)
Garden, Laundry, Games Room and Indoor Pool
South East London with excellent transport links

Our aim is for our students to get the most out of every opportunity they may dare to take on, to avoid making decisions thoughtlessly and to maximise their potential as they begin to consider challenges beyond education.

EXAMPLE programme:


Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
Week 1 Arrivals

  • Settle into Apartments
  • Goals, Structure and Procedures
  • Budget and plan

  • Explore local amenities
  • Cooking intro
  • Team Building and ice Breakers

The City

  • Tour of Mansion House and Bank of England

HistoricaI Theatre

  • Tour and performance at Globe Theatre
  • Dinner out


  • ShepherdNea me Brewery Tour and Lunch
  • Trip to local markets

Health & well being

  • Swim
  • Q&A and session with F45
  • Borough Market
  • MovieNight
Creative Day

  • Student Take over
  • New Neighbourhood Local Markets
Week 2 Royal Parks

  • Park Management
  • Outdoor activities
Charity Day

  • Volunteer with London Charity or Community
  • Local Cuisine Challenge
Charity Day

  • Volunteer with London Charity or Community

  • Cambridge Univcrsity trip
  • Punting

  • Students take on challenges and plan their own day

  • Business of Sport work shop at AELTC
  • Oval Cricket ground 20/20 Blast
Final Day

  • Reflection and final reports
  • Packing Departure