Summer Teenage Programme

Sunday June 30th to Sunday August 11th 2019


The Excel English Summer Teenage Programme is the ideal course for you if you are an older teenager (aged 14 – 17 years) and you want to:

  • improve your English
  • learn useful study skills
  • make new international friends
  • have experiences at UK universities
  • explore London and parts of England
  • have a great time!

Excel English has been running teenage programmes since 2005, and is now offering an exciting and unusual summer course specially designed for older teenagers and with a very different university taster theme.  The programme is based in our beautiful year round school in Muswell Hill, a fashionable neighbourhood in North London, with convenient underground links into central London and speedy access to the motorway network for trips to other cities.


Details & Highlights

Why choose the Excel English Teenage Programme?

We offer you –

  • a carefully planned academic programme
  • excellent accommodation and meals (if booked)
  • university visits for direct experience of university life
  • exciting excursions and activities
  • new friends from many different countries
  • an excellent student/staff ratio to ensure you enjoy yourself safely
  • an all inclusive price with no hidden extra costs for admission fees or travel
  • lots of fun and enjoyment!

Your lessons –

  • take place in our modern school building with excellent facilities
  • include a full placement test & induction
  • offer 15 full hours per week of carefully balanced language activities (Levels A2 and above)
  • concentrate on speaking and listening to give you confidence using the language
  • at higher levels include public speaking, presentations, note taking, time management, and other useful study skills
  • include project work and preparation for excursions
  • give you opportunities to speak with undergraduates or recent graduates about their university experiences
  • are multinational with a maximum of 15 students per class
  • are given by carefully chosen, enthusiastic teachers who make lessons fun

Your homestay accommodation –

  • is in carefully selected homestays with friendly hosts
  • is usually in twin rooms
  • is within walking distance or a short bus ride of the school
  • includes breakfast and dinner eaten in the home
  • includes a hot lunch in a local cafe

Your residential accommodation –

  • is in a modern residence with single rooms & shared bathrooms
  • includes a garden, sitting room, launderette & kitchens for making drinks
  • is 12 minutes by bus from the school
  • includes breakfast, lunch and dinner in local cafes
  • is supervised by Excel English staff living on site

Arranging your own accommodation –

  • is possible if you want to live with friends or relatives in North London

Your activities include –

  • visits to London universities for hands on experience of university study
  • visits to famous London landmarks such as the Houses of Parliament, Trafalgar Square, St Paul’s Cathedral or Covent Garden
  • walking tours such as Southwark, Regent’s Park or Harry Potter’s London
  • attractions such as the London Eye, Tower Bridge Experience, Madam Tussauds or London Dungeon (admissions included)
  • fun sessions like laser tag, ice skating, Go Ape or bowling (admissions included)
  • evening events & night time London walks
  • weekend trips outside London eg Windsor, Cambridge, Stonehenge & Bath or the Thorpe Park (costs included)
  • and of course, shopping

A sample timetable on the Summer Teenage Programme

07.30 – 08.00 Breakfast
08.30 – 09.30 English Lesson
09.30 – 09.40 Break
09.40 – 10.40 English Lesson
10.40 – 10.50 Break
10.50 – 11.50 English Lesson
11.50 – 12.50 Lunch
12.50 – 14.20 English Lesson (2 x per week)
13.00 (14.20) – 18.00 (approx) Activities or university visits
18.30 – 19.30 Evening Meal
20.00 – 22.00 Evening Activities
Please note – students will be on a zigzag timetable so will alternate morning and afternoon lessons and activities.
Minimum Level of English Pre Intermediate (A2)
Minimum Age 14 years
Maximum Age 17 years
Minimum Course Length 1 week (7 nights)
Maximum Course Length 6 weeks (42 nights)
Availability 2019 June 30th – August 11th
Arrival Day Sunday
Departure Day Sunday
Minimum Class Size 4 students
Maximum Class Size 15 students
Duration Fee (Homestay)
Fee (Residence) Fee (no accommodation*)
1 week £1025 £1135 £620

Package fee includes: tuition, accommodation, all meals, insurance, weekday excursions (including travel and admission costs), evening activities and Saturday excursions outside London.  Sunday activities will be organised by your group leader or by our staff.

* Students staying with local friends and relatives have lunch included Monday – Friday but not other meals.  This option does not include evening or weekend activities unless specially booked and paid for in advance.

Additional Fees:     Registration Fee £50

Airport transfer Fee: Visit our Teenage Airport Transfer page for more information and prices.


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