Discovery Summer

Winchester College - Pre-University (14-17 years)

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Accommodation Residence

Price Range £1,430.00 per week

Price Includes Tuition, full board accommodation, full social programme 7 days a week, 2 excursions per week, laundry, medical and travel insurance, return airport transfers

Beginners Not for beginners

Class Size 16 maximum

Course Length 1 weeks - 3 weeks

Town / City & Region Winchester , South Central England

Tuition Style Group

Tuition Hours Per Week 22.5

Ages 14 - 17

Course Type Junior

Other Information

Winchester College lies just outside the historic walls of Winchester. Founded in 1382, it is one of Britain's leading academic independent schools. Winchester is 100km south west of London and approximately 1.5 hours by road from London Heathrow and Gatwick. The historic buildings offer a tranquil environment in private and secluded grounds. Lessons take place on campus or at the nearby Pilgrims' School in the Cathedral Close, a five-minute walk away.

  • Pre-University programme for upper-intermediate to proficiency level students
  • A challenging programme to help you prepare for future university and career choices
  • 22.5 hours' tuition per week
  • Each week students choose one Major and one Minor
  • Majors (13.5 hrs per week) Economics and Business, Drama, Film-Making, IELTS/Academic English, International Relations, Practical Science
  • Minors (6 hrs per week) Creative Writing, Cultural English, Debate, Digital Photography, IELTS/FCE Listening & Speaking, Leadership Skills, Model UN, Philosophy
  • Weekly Workshops (3 hrs) e.g. British Culture, Logic & Problem Solving, Presentation Skills
  • A range of sports, art & design, music and team challenges encourage student to explore British culture, learn new skills and develop confidence
  • Evening activities: Talent shows, casino night, murder mystery, discos
  • 2 excursions per week e.g. Bath (Fashion Museum, Roman Baths), Corfe Castle, London (architectural workshop, West End musical), Oxford (college visit, guided walking tour, punting), Thorpe Park
  • Responsible students may go out in small groups on some afternoons to explore Winchester
  • Free arrival/departure transfers for Heathrow airport.
  • Plus: Lots of opportunities to practise English with our English Student Hosts

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