St Dunstan's College Summer Course

General

Program Description

St Dunstan’s College is a co-educational independent day school in Catford, London. The College was originally founded in the 15th century, and the school was re-founded in 1888. The site is just 2 minutes’ walk from two National Rail stations that connect to central London in around 20 minutes.

Key facts

  • 9-15 years
  • 15 contact hours per week
  • Groups & Individuals
  • Homestay
  • 300 maximum beds per week

Highlights

  • Full London experience.
  • On-site activities include sports, swimming, Zumba, discos & 2x activity evenings per week.
  • Hot lunch on campus.

About the programme

  • English levels: Elementary – Advanced (the programme can be adjusted to lower English levels).
  • Max class size: 18.
  • Full activity programme.
  • Fantastic on-site facilities.
  • Excursions into London.

Academic choice

  • Trinity GESE exam (minimum 7 students across the school required, subject to availability).

Oxford International Junior Programmes understands that occasionally slightly young/older siblings or friends may wish to come in a group. Oxford International Junior Programmes reserves the right to accept students who are slightly younger or older than the advertised minimum/maximum age. These exceptional requests must be approved by our admissions team in advance. Appropriate welfare and safety provisions will apply.126600_Benenden0515a.jpg

Sample Programme

Day Morning Afternoon Evening
Day 1 Arrivals Arrivals Relax at accommodation
Day 2 Orientation Tour including entrance to Royal Observatory Lessons & Testing Relax at accommodation
Day 3 Politics & Royalty Walking Tour – see Westminster, Buckingham Palace & Trafalgar Square Lessons Relax at accommodation
Day 4 Ride on the London Eye Lessons Relax at accommodation
Day 5 Thameside Walking Tour – see The Shard, Tower Bridge, the Globe Theatre, St Paul’s Cathedral Lessons Relax at accommodation
Day 6 Explore Leicester Square, Covent Garden & Piccadilly Lessons Relax at accommodation
Day 7 A full day by coach to Cambridge with a walking tour Entrance to a university college Relax at accommodation
Day 8 Arranged activities by Group Leader
(No Activity Leaders included)
(Not in accommodation)
Arranged activities by Group Leader
(No Activity Leaders included)
(Not in accommodation)
Relax at accommodation
Day 9 Lessons South Kensington Museums: Natural History, Science, V&A Relax at accommodation
Day 10 Lessons Explore Camden Town Relax at accommodation
Day 11 Lessons Visit the British Museum Evening Activities
Day 12 Lessons River Cruise on the Thames Relax at accommodation
Day 13 Lessons Explore and shop on Oxford Street, Carnaby Street and Regent Street Relax at accommodation
Day 14 A full day by coach to Brighton with a walking tour Entrance to Royal Pavilion Relax at accommodation
Day 15 Departures Departures Departures

St Dunstan's College

Facilities

Sports: Swimming pool and sports pitches on campus

Other: Grand Hall and Jubilee group for evening discos and Zumba. A common room with pool and table football is used for breaks as a chill-out area. A Tuck shop is available during evening activities

Accommodation

  • Students will stay with host families selected according to British Council Guidelines. All students will stay in twin or triple rooms.
  • Host families have Wi-Fi available that students can use.
  • All students should bring towels and toiletries.

Meals

  • Breakfast and dinner will be with families. During the week, hot lunches will be provided at the school and at the weekend, families will provide a packed lunch. The first meal will be dinner on arrival and the last meal will be packed lunch on departure.

Local transport

Rail: Trains go from Catford Bridge to Charing Cross every 20 minutes

Bus: 199 goes to Greenwich and Lewisham

Travel Cards: Weekly zones 1-3 travel cards are included in the price*

*Not included for lessons only programmes

Accreditation

Accredited by the British Council for the teaching of English in the UK.

Last updated Jan 2020

About the School

Oxford International Junior Programmes is part of the Oxford International Education Group. Oxford International was founded in 1991 as ISIS Education and Travel by David Brown and Robert Darell.

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