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Active English

• Attractive and safe campus

• Specialist English language teaching

• Gain a rich cultural experience

• memorable activities, sports and excursions

• Groups are divided by age 9 to 12 and 13 to 15 years old

Active English is an academic English course for juniors aged 9-15 years

  • Grow in confidence in all four English language skills – speaking, listening, reading and writing.
  • Open your mind to new experiences with visits to places of cultural and historic interest in Oxford and London.

Key Facts

Age: 9-15 years old
Level: From elementary (CEF A2) to very advanced (CEF C2)
Course content: Our teaching approach follows a Theme of the Week
Timetable: Active English sample timetable
Activities: 2-week courses timetable & 3-week courses timetable
Start dates:
7, 21 & 28 July 2024 and 4 August 2024
Length: 2+ weeks
Package fee: from £3,195
Class size: Maximum 15 students
Lessons (hours): 18 (16.5 hours) Monday to Friday
Package includes: Tuition, accommodation, meals, travel insurance, airport transfers, activities, sports & up to 3 excursions per week
Accommodation: College residence
Terms & Conditions  

Afternoon Electives

Choose 1 option per week:

  • Oxford Explorer (9-12 years): Work on English language projects inspired by the unique cultural and academic institutions in Oxford.
  • Media and Communications (13-15 years): Develop your English language skills through social media content generation, short video production, advertising and journalism.
  • Performing Arts: Develop skills in a range of performing arts including acting, dance, public speaking and improvisation.
  • Football Coaching: Improve your football skills with our professional Football Association qualified coaches.
  • Tennis Coaching: Receive coaching from professional LTA qualified coaches.

Key Benefits

Supportive classroom with a high staff-to-student ratio: Benefit from a supportive classroom environment and strong pastoral care. Our caring staff help you thrive during your time here. Our professional activity leaders accompany you on study visits and excursions

Specialist English language teaching: Develop your English language skills with our quality teaching experience

Interactive learning: Language teaching focuses on topical Weekly Themes and includes Study Visits. The weekly excursions are a mix of historical, cultural and fun activities which students are introduced to in the classroom before their visit.

Gain a rich cultural experience: Visit cultural and historical locations in Oxford and places nearby like London, Bath and Windsor

International atmosphere: Meet students from around the world. Our summers courses have international appeal, which creates an dynamic multicultural classroom

Enjoyable study visits, sports and excursions: Discover new cultural locations with up to 3 excursions per week. It also includes on-campus events like arts and crafts, quizzes, ball games, disco, talent show and many more

Attractive and safe campus: Our study environment is a secure residential campus with a range of facilities and beautiful open spaces

Learn in a global city: Oxford is a world-famous academic city. It is a multicultural city with a rich heritage, and has lots to see and do

A member of the English UK specialist group Young Learners
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Tom and Patricia

+44 1865 552031


Quality English language teaching in Oxford

Active English is a short language course for juniors

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