Blackheath summer school

A traditional English school in the heart of suburban London

Blackheath Summer School, London

Courses available at this centre:

Why choose this centre?

  • Homestay accommodation
  • It is located in a beautiful and leafy London suburb
  • Just 15 minutes from Greenwich
  • Only 30 minutes from Central London
  • Exciting attractions nearby

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Situated in the beautiful leafy suburb of Blackheath, within a short commute of Central London and with plenty of exciting attractions nearby, our Blackheath international summer school will provide students with the chance to experience the best of London, a pretty, cosmopolitan village and the fast-paced and exciting city.

At our summer school in Blackheath, students will have the chance to experience a full and diverse experience of what life is like in the UK. They will be able to enjoy excursions to the Science Museum, Madame Tussauds and Brighton’s Royal Pavilion to name a few, as well as having the opportunity take in the natural beauty of the area.

Students will certainly be entertained as the activity programme at Blackheath has plenty to offer. Other attractions in the area include Greenwich Park, the O2 Arena, the Royal Observatory and the Cutty Sark.

 

 

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  • Accommodation
  • Location
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What's included in the fee?

A typical 2 week standard package includes:

  • Full board accommodation with a homestay host
  • General English course (15 hours over two weeks)
  • Travelcard
  • Standard programme
  • Full day excursion to Brighton
  • Full day excursion to Cambridge
  • Entrance to the London Eye and a Thames River Cruise 
  • Entrance to Madame Tussauds
  • End of course certificate
  • Historical building
  • Playground
  • Gym
  • Dining hall

Twin’s international summer school is based at Blackheath Junior School in the heart of the village. The school is ideally located within walking distance of shops, restaurants and the heath. The centre offers fantastic transport links from Blackheath railway station with 10 trains going into London per hour as well as multiple bus services.

The location is ideal as students will be able to experience the village feel of Blackheath, the open green space, shops and restaurants that are locally available, but they will also be able to access Central London within 30 minutes.

The historical English school is able to provide fantastic facilities, spacious classrooms and above all, a learning environment that will ensure that your students thoroughly enjoy their experience.

Students will have access to the gym, dining hall, playground and classroom facilities allowing for socialising with friends and relaxing outside of lessons.

Students who visit Twin’s English summer schools stay with our trusted and carefully selected homestay hosts or in a homestay provided by a local organiser. This allows students to experience British culture and daily life in a typical British home, they will also have the chance to practise their English skills with classmates and their roommates. The hosts are selected based on the safe living environment that they can offer and their experience in welcoming international students, ensuring that students are made to feel comfortable and settled. Most junior students will share a room, creating the perfect opportunity for them to make friends. 

Location map

Nearest cities:
Brighton - 1 hour 45 mins
Cambridge - 1 hour 40 mins
Canterbury - 1 hour 15 mins

Nearest airports:
London Gatwick - 1 hour 50 mins
London Heathrow - 1 hour 20 mins
London Stansted - 1 hours 15 mins

 

Students will have the opportunity to make new friends with people from all over the world by attending events on our activity programme, made up of exciting activities and excursions to top locations and attractions. Typical activities at our Blackheath summer centre include discos, walking tours to see famous sights in Central London, and movie nights.

There is the chance to visit some fantastic famous attractions in London, including the Madame Tussauds and the Science Museum. Those completing a typical two week programme with us will be able to spend one full day in Cambridge and Brighton. Cambridge is a beautiful city renowned for the top education its university provides, and Brighton is a vibrant and modern seaside city.

Sample Programme

Week 1

Day Morning Afternoon Evening
Wednesday Arrivals and Meet & Greet/optional excursion/board games Free time with homestay
Thursday English lessons Science Museum/treasure hunt Welcome disco
Friday English lessons English lessons Free time with homestay
Saturday Full-day excursion to Brighton with entrance to the Royal Pavilion Free time with homestay
Sunday Free time with homestay or optional excursion Free time with homestay
Monday English lessons Twin Olympics Free time with homestay
Tuesday English lessons Half day excursion in London with entrance to the London Eye and the Thames River Cruise Bingo and building competition night

Week 2

Day Morning Afternoon Evening
Wednesday Arrivals and meet and greet/optional excursion/board games Free time with homestay
Thursday English lessons Sports activities/Twin's Got Talent Paper fashion show
Friday English lessons English lessons Free time with homestay
Saturday Full-day excursion to Cambridge with entrance to King's College, Cambridge Free time with homestay
Sunday Free time with homestay or optional excursion Free time with homestay
Monday English lessons Conversation club/British nature walk Free time with homestay
Tuesday English lessons 1/2 day excursion to London with entrance to Madame Tussauds Farewell disco
 

UK (all prices in GBP per person)

  
Blackheath Standard Summer Programme £588 /wk

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Ages: 8 - 13

Dates: 19/07 - 16/08

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