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Academic Programme

Headington Oxford Summer School offers students 15 hours of English tuition per week. Students can choose between our General English and Summer Study courses.

All classes at Headington Oxford Summer School are multinational with a maximum of 15 students per class. Summer Boarding Courses focuses on the key English 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 Headington Oxford Summer School, please view our sample timetable here.

General English

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

In General English, 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. 

Explore our General English course.

 

 

Summer Study

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

Our Summer Study at Headington Oxford is the perfect course for students wishing to further develop their English language skills. This will help them progress to further study. This course is an additional £145 per week.

Explore our Summer Study course.

 

 

Social Programme

At Headington Oxford 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

Students will experience a range of exciting activities including sports, arts & crafts, cookery and discos.

The fun and immersive programme in our summer school courses gives our students the opportunity to spend time with friends, relax and enjoy their summer school experience!

Discover more about our activities here.

English Plus+ Adventure Sports

This is for our more adventurous students during the Oxford summer course! These exciting options include activities such as high ropes, raft building, and go karting.

Adventure Sports take place on two afternoons per week in Headington, Oxford. 

Discover more about Adventure Sports here

English Plus+ Intensive English Writing

Our Summer School creative writing course is suitable for students with an Intermediate to Advanced level of English!

This SBC Summer School English writing course takes place on two afternoons per week.

Discover more about Intensive English Writing here

English Plus+ Intensive English Speaking

This course is available to students of all English Language levels at Headington School, Oxford.

Our small classes help students further develop their speaking and listening skills, focusing on pronunciation and fluency.

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 at Headington School. 

Explore more about Art and Design

English Plus+ Dance

A two-week course for students who love to dance!  The course 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.

Explore more about Dance here

Excursions at Headington Oxford Summer School

Our excursions include day trips to London, Brighton, Thorpe Park and many other exciting and cultural destinations.

Find out more about our excursions here.

Brighton
Bath
Royal Windsor
Thorpe Park
Bristol
London
Start Date End Date Duration Price
Monday 16 July, 2018 Monday 30 July, 2018 2 Weeks £2,900
Monday 16 July, 2018 Monday 6 August, 2018 3 Weeks £4,350
Monday 16 July, 2018 Monday 13 August, 2018 4 Weeks £5,800
Monday 16 July, 2018 Monday 20 August, 2018 5 Weeks £7,250
Monday 30 July, 2018 Monday 13 August, 2018 2 Weeks £2,900
Monday 30 July, 2018 Monday 20 August, 2018 3 Weeks £4,350
Monday 6 August, 2018 Monday 20 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
  • Headington Oxford 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.