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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.

Our Summer Study at Dukes International is the perfect course for students wishing to develop their English language skills for further study.

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

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English Through Football

For students with an intermediate to advanced level of English. Develop your game and your language skills at the same time! You will experience professional coaching, practical lessons and have the opportunity to visit a Premier League stadium.

The course includes 15 hours per week of classroom-based football-themed lessons, as well as four afternoons of professional coaching.

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

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English Through Acting

Perfect for students of an intermediate to advanced level of English who have a love of acting and performance!

Students will develop both their English language and acting skills through interactive and communicative activities.

At the end of the course, students will deliver short performances as part of a Trinity Acting and Speaking exam.

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+ 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  £210 per week.

Discover more about Adventure Sports here

 

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 £210 per week.

Discover more about Horse Riding here.

English Plus+ Dance

A course for students who love to dance! English Plus+ Dance is suitable for students of all levels, and will give students the opportunity to explore a number of dance styles including modern and street. At the end of the course our dance students will do a short performance.
Dance is an additional £110 per week.

Discover more about Dance here.

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 £110 per week.

Discover more about Intensive English Writing here.

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 £110 per week.

Discover more about Intensive English Speaking here.

English Plus+ Art & Design

A two-week course for creative students looking to develop their artistic skills. Students will build a portfolio across a variety of areas including photography, painting, drawing and sculpture in Art and Design.
Art & Design is an additional £110 per week.

Discover more about Art & Design 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 9 July, 2018 Monday 23 July, 2018 2 Weeks £2,900
Monday 9 July, 2018 Monday 30 July, 2018 3 Weeks £4,350
Monday 9 July, 2018 Monday 6 August, 2018 4 Weeks £5,800
Monday 9 July, 2018 Monday 13 August, 2018 5 Weeks £7,250
Monday 23 July, 2018 Monday 6 August, 2018 2 Weeks £2,900
Monday 23 July, 2018 Monday 13 August, 2018 3 Weeks £4,350
Monday 30 July, 2018 Monday 13 August, 2018 2 Weeks £2,900

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* with all transport and entrances 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. All price information can be found here.