The Global Space Design Challenge Summer School is an intensive academic programme designed to stretch and stimulate high-achieving students. It is run by Imperial College, the UK's top science university and brings together experts from the world of academia and business to provide an exciting range of sessions focussing on cutting-edge space and science topics, and culminating in a competitive Space Design Challenge with the opportunity for winning students to attend the world finals at NASA. The course also includes visits to the universities of Oxford and Cambridge and guidance for students wishing to apply to these and other top universities.
Accommodation is in Imperial College's London residences and students will have plenty of opportunities to enjoy all the capital city has to offer with supervised excursions and activities.
The residential course runs from 9-22 July
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Sevenoaks School Summer Programme is a two-week academic enrichment course for ambitious students aged 13-17. The academic side of the course involves four modules: Critical Thinking, Social Leadership, Creativity and Digital Skills. Each module is a 10-hour course and is designed and taught by Sevenoaks School teachers. All co-curricular activities are planned and delivered by trained staff and coaches. Students choose one activity per week and they take part in a total of 12 hours of activities during the two-week session. With such an enviable location, students can make the most of being close to London by going on three excursions in each session to places in and around the capital city.
Sevenoaks School is one of the world’s leading IB schools and this Summer Programme gives students the ideal opportunity to get a taste of what life is like here for Sevenoaks School students. Since starting in 2019, they have welcomed students from over 40 different countries and anticipate even more diversity in 2022.
Bede's Summer School Brighton is located on the campus of University of Sussex in Falmer, which is the only university campus in England that is surrounded by a National Park, so you can walk straight out of the campus into the wonderful Stanmer Park on the South Downs with views of Brighton’s Amex Stadium. The modern campus is just 10 minutes away by train from the cosmopolitan city of Brighton and regularly serviced by buses.
The transition to higher education is a significant moment in a young person’s personal, social and academic development. Pathways to Higher Education course is designed to ease that transition for those students looking to attend university in an English-speaking environment. Lessons consist of Academic English, Skills for Higher Education and Academic Pathways. These combine to form an academic programme themed by specific subject areas, whereby students learn both the language and content required to engage fully in academic study in their preferred field.
An intensive IELTS preparation course and exam is also available for students (aged 16+) wishing to gain an internationally recognised qualification and those seeking entry to university in the UK. This fully-inclusive programme includes age-appropriate social events and recreational activities that make the most of the proximity to Brighton City Centre and coastline in the evening. These can include things like outdoor big screen cinema, music concerts, comedy shows, ten-pin bowling or beach visits, designed to immerse students in the English language and culture in a stimulating, fun manner.
This course gives students the chanc to study in the iconic university city of Oxford and stay in a university college. Students study 20 hours per week in their choisen subject (Business, Medicine, Law or International Relations) and take part in a range of lectures, workshops and seminars to develop their academic knowledge and key study skills.
Outside the classroom there are many opportunities to enjoy all that Oxford has to offer inclduing a wide range of social and cultural events. The course also includes a micro-internship and a graduation ceremony.
This programme is for students looking for an inspirational, ambitious and relevant course which gives them the perfect introduction to the exciting and productive world of business management and administration.
The experienced and dedicated academic staff of Earscliffe College introduce the essentials of business management on this intensive two week course.
This course is ideal for committed students looking for a very different kind of summer course, who want to boost their CV and university application by completing this rigorous and challenging programme.
Also, for students considering studying business, finance, management, economics or accounting at A-level, IB or undergraduate level, the Mini-MBA™ provides an intensive and comprehensive introduction. Some work is completed out of class.
Mini-MBA™ students are integrated in the afternoon programme with students on our other Earlscliffe summer courses and the normal sports, cultural activities and excursion programme is offered, including a special visit to the Bank of England Museum.
Cambridge College Summer School enables students to live and study in the famous city of Cambridge during the summer. The summer programme is designed to give students an idea of what it is like to study in a university-style environment, meet other students from around the world, and explore the famous university city. Accommodation is in St Andrew's College and Sancton Wood.
Each week, Cambridge College Summer School students will receive 20-hours tuition in their chosen course (Medicine, Business, Engineering or Natural Sciences). All courses employ a Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL) methodology, to enable students to develop their English language skills through lessons focusing on a specific subject. There is an emphasis on developing core study skills and the coursers include a micro-internship to gain experience of the student's chosen industry.
Concord College is a prestigious independent school, which welcomes students from all over the world into their vibrant and varied community. Concord College’s main term students have an impressive record of offers from top universities such as Oxford and Cambridge, Imperial College London, London School of Economics and University College London and these preparation courses will support motivated, academically gifted students to realise their ambitions. This programme is designed by Concord's own Oxbridge-educated teaching professionals and will help students aged 16-18 demonstrate their full potential during any university selection process. It will include:
There are 3 options available: Medicine (and Biomedicine), Economics, Finance, Accounting, Business and Management and Engineering. Accommodation is provided within the superb grounds, with 24-hour supervision to ensure student safety and wellbeing.