Younger students love York; a safe and fun location to learn English.

The course offers a balance of grammar, speaking, reading, writing and listening. Each Saturday there is a full day excursion.

During the course we run afternoon/evening events including visits to the cinema, ten pin bowling, quizzes and a farewell party, all of which are included in the tuition fees.

Students on our Junior Courses are automatically enrolled on ‘Homestay Extra’; this includes full-board, a local bus pass and airport transfers. We take extra care when selecting homestay families and always try to help with special requests.

Lessons Out

York is a great city for students with lots to see and learn from in the streets, museums and historic buildings. To make the most of this, three afternoon lessons each week will be based in a museum, an attraction or involve an activity in the city.

Key points

  • 18 hours of classroom tuition per week
  • 6 hours of lessons out per week
  • Maximum class size: 14
  • Average class size (2016): 8
  • Minimum age: 11 (10 on Winter Course)
  • Maximum age: 18 (19 if still at school)

Most students on these courses are 13-16, but we welcome students from the age of 11 on the Easter and October courses and from the age of 10 on the Winter course.


The Winter, Easter and October Young Learners’ Courses run from 09:30–17:00 Monday to Friday. There are 24 lessons of 45 minutes each week. All afternoon and evening activities are included and attendance is compulsory. Accommodation is from Sunday to Sunday.

Program taught in:
  • English

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Aug 2020
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