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Academic Programme

Dukes International Summer School offers a variety of English and enrichment courses taught by professionally qualified teachers.

Students receive 15 hours of tuition per week and have six study options to choose from. All Dukes International School Summer Courses are multinational, with a maximum of 15 students per class.

Summer Boarding Courses lessons focus on developing keys skills needed in the 21st century. This includes communication, collaboration, research and presentation skills.

At the end of the course, all students will give a short presentation in English.

To see what a typical day looks like at Dukes International English Summer School, please click here.

General English

For all levels of English, from beginners to advanced level students, our lessons focus on improving English language skills through fun and collaborative activities.

At Summer Boarding Courses, students develop their grammar and vocabulary, as well as their confidence in using English.

This is through a series of engaging weekly tasks and projects.

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Summer Study

For students with an upper intermediate or advanced level of English, Summer Study at Dukes International develops English language skills through the study of interesting and engaging subjects. Summer Study lessons include English Literature, History, Science and Creative Writing.

This course has an additional fee of £145 per week.

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Introduction to STEM

Perfect for students of an intermediate to advanced level of English who have interested in scientific and technological development.

Students will develop their English language skills through learning about Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics.

At the end of the course, students will have developed a wide range of language, subject knowledge and study skills. 

This course has an additional fee of £145 per week.

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Introduction to Business

Through this immersive course, students with an intermediate to advanced level of English, will get a real insight into the world of business.

They will study areas such as finance, marketing, branding and business strategy, whilst developing their practical English language skills within fun and dynamic projects.

This course has an additional fee of £145 per week.

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Introduction to International Relations

Students with an intermediate to advanced level of English can take part in our International Relations course.

Our lessons introduce students to concepts of world politics and global issues. Students develop their English language skills through a series of topical debates, presentations and critical thinking tasks.

This course has an additional fee of £145 per week

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Social Programme

Our Dukes International Summer School students enjoy a varied and fun multi-activity programme, with a range of activities in the afternoon and evenings.

The social programme is a brilliant opportunity for students to spend time with their new friends and try lots of new and exciting activities.

Students can also choose English Plus+ options, to replace the multi-activity programme, on two afternoons per week for an additional cost. Our English Plus students will join the multi-activity programme for the rest of the week.

Find out more about our social programme here.

MultiActivity

Summer Boarding Schools students will experience a range of exciting activities including sports, arts & crafts, cookery and discos!

The fun and immersive multi-activity programme gives our students the opportunity to spend time with their friends, relax after their lessons and enjoy their summer school England experience!

English Plus+ Street Dance

A course for students who love to dance! English Plus+ Street Dance is an energetic course suitable for students of all levels, and will give students the opportunity learn and develop street dance moves and routines, as well as improve their fitness. Dance is an additional £120 per week.

Discover more about Street Dance here.

English Plus+ Art & Design

A two-week course for students looking to develop their artistic skills. Students will follow a theme to create a portfolio of work using a variety of art forms including print making, collage, drawing & acrylic painting.  Art & Design is an additional £120 per week.

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English Plus+ Adventure Sports

Our exciting adventure sports are for our more adventurous students out there! These exciting options include activities such as high ropes, raft building, and go-karting.
Adventure Sports is an additional  £220 per week.

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English Plus+ Water Sports

Learn how to sail, surf, paddle board and kayak with qualified instructors. Our water sports course is suitable for beginners, or for those with some experience of water sports.
Water Sports is an additional £220 per week.

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English Plus+ Horse Riding

Learn how to ride and care for horses with qualified instructors. Our horse riding course is suitable for beginners, or for those with some horse riding experience.
Horse Riding is an additional £220 per week.

Discover more about Horse Riding here.

English Plus+ General English Extra

The General English Extra course is suitable for students with an A1 or A2 level of English who need to focus on developing in all areas of English. Intensive English Writing is an additional £120 per week.

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English Plus+ Intensive English Writing

The Intensive English Writing course is suitable for students with an intermediate to advanced level of English who need to focus on developing their written English. Intensive English Writing is an additional £120 per week.

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English Plus+ Intensive English Speaking

The Intensive English Speaking course is available to students of all English Language levels. Our small classes at our summer boarding school help students further develop their speaking and listening skills, focusing on pronunciation and fluency. Intensive English Speaking is an additional £120 per week.

Discover more about Intensive English Speaking here.

Excursions

The excursion programme gives students a wide range of UK destinations to experience and explore.

From attractions to cultural sites, there is something for all interests.

Plus, our excursions are a great opportunity for students to put their English into practice! Find out more about our excursions here.

Thorpe Park
Bath
London
Bournemouth & the beach
Oxford
Start Date End Date Duration Price
Monday 8 July, 2019 Monday 22 July, 2019 2 Weeks £3,000
Monday 8 July, 2019 Monday 29 July, 2019 3 Weeks £4,200
Monday 8 July, 2019 Monday 5 August, 2019 4 Weeks £5,400
Monday 8 July, 2019 Monday 12 August, 2019 5 Weeks £5,750
Monday 22 July, 2019 Monday 5 August, 2019 2 Weeks £3,000
Monday 22 July, 2019 Monday 12 August, 2019 3 Weeks £3,750
Monday 29 July, 2019 Monday 12 August, 2019 2 Weeks £2,700

What's included in the course fees?

  • Comfortable Accommodation and 3 Meals Per Day
  • 15 Hours of English Tuition Each Week Plus Progress Report and End-of-Course Certificate
  • 2 Full Day Trips a Week* (Transport and Entrance Fees Included)
  • Afternoon Activity Programme Plus Full Evening Activity Programme
  • Laundry Service
  • Dukes International Summer School T-shirt
  • UK SIM Card
  • Comprehensive Travel Insurance

*Except for departure week when there is one full day trip

Also available at a supplementary cost are; additional academic options, the English Plus activity programme and Airport Transfers.