Docklands, London

A summer centre located on the Thames and a perfect place to explore the city from

Twin's Docklands London Summer Centre

Courses available at this centre:

 Why choose this centre?

  • Residential accommodation
  • Right next to the River Thames
  • Just 35 minutes from London Bridge 
  • Only 13 minutes from Emirates Royal Dock and the Emirates Air Line, London's only cable car across the  River Thames
  • Excursions to famous locations Cambridge and Brighton

Sunday arrival and departure day 

The Discover London programme offers the perfect combination of our engaging tuition programme and exciting walking tours. Students will be able to make the most of their stay in the UK.

Students who choose this summer programme will have the chance to experience the sights and sounds of London during our Discover London walking tours. Five different tours show the history, museums, parks and landmarks of the capital. Students will see many sights and attractions such as Tower of London, Greenwich Maritime Museum and The National Gallery.

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What's included?

Rates:

Discover London - £895p/w

 

A typical 2 week standard package includes:

  • Full board residential accommodation 
  • Placement Test
  • General English course (20 lessons of 45 minutes each over two weeks)
  • Travelcard
  • Discover London Programme
  • Full day excursion to Brighton
  • Full day excursion to Cambridge
  • Thames River Cruise 
  • Entrance to Madame Tussauds
  • End of course certificate

Centre details

Facilities

  • Break room
  • Wi-Fi
  • Cafeteria

Twin’s Docklands English Summer School is right next to the O2 Arena  based at University of East London Docklands campus. The Centre . The centre is right next to North Greenwich underground station on the Jubilee line. There are also a number of London buses serving this area. 

Students will be in the perfect position! There is easy access to shops, restaurants and markets. The area is known for open green spaces and large parks. Getting to London Bridge takes only takes only 36 minutes and 20 minutes from London City Airport

Our English summer school offers a fantastic learning environment, modern facilities and bright, spacious classrooms.

Students will have access to some of the University’s great facilities, such as a the beautiful break area which is perfect for relaxing and socialising with friends. 

Accommodation

Students staying at our Docklands, London Summer Centre will stay in single en-suite residential accommodation. Each student will enjoy comfortable and private accommodation with a single en-suite room. There is 24-hour internet access and, at additional cost, self-service laundry facilities are on-site. Students will have access to the communal area where they can watch TV and socialise with their new friends.

Speciality meal options (halal, vegan, vegetarian, lactose free) are available. 

Students should remember to bring an adaptor (Europe to UK/Ireland) for all their electronic/charging needs.

Location map

Nearest cities:
Brighton – 1 hour 
Oxford - 1 hour 30 mins
Cambridge – 2 hours 

Nearest airports:
London Gatwick - 1 hour 15 mins
London Heathrow - 1 hour 30 mins
London Stansted - 40 mins

 

 

The Discover London programme is only available at our Docklands Centre.

Our programme is made up of exciting walking tours to discover the capital, tuition and engaging activities. It also includes excursions to some of the country’s most popular and recognisable attractions such as Tate Modern and the British Museum.                                                                         

Those completing a typical two week programme with us will be able to spend one full day in Cambridge, a beautiful city in the countryside known for the top education its University provides. They will also spend one full day in Brighton, a very vibrant and modern seaside city. The programme follows a zig-zag pattern and includes five full-day London walking tours. Depending on the start date - students' fist day may be an excursion.  

Sample Programme

Week 1

Morning

09:00-12:30

Afternoon

13:30-17:00

Evening

19:00 - 21:00

Arrivals and Meet & Greet | Testing and Induction
Welcome evening
English lessons
Newspaper fashion show
Walking Tour A: Westminster & Royal London Music quiz
English lessons
Social games
Walking Tour B: Exploring the Southbank
Scavenger hunt
English lessons
Building competion
Full-day excursion to Brighton with entrance to the Brighton Pavilion Film Night
On-site activities or optional excursions Students vs Staff

Week 2

Morning Afternoon Evening
Walking Tour C: Maritime London Twin's got talent
English lessons
Quiz night
Walking Tour D: The West End Experience and entrance to Madame Tussauds
Photo competition
English lessons
Mystery night
Walking Tour E: British Museum and Regeant Street Disco
Full-day excursion to Cambridge with entrance to a noted college

Staff vs Students

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Ages: 12-18*

Dates: 03/07-31/07

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