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Edinburgh

The capital of Scotland, Edinburgh is a vibrant and historic destination for learning and leisure.

Why choose us?

• Located at Scotland’s oldest boarding school, established 1827
• Residential accommodation
• Exciting full- and half-day excursions
• Only 25-min from Edinburgh airport
• 20-min from Edinburgh city centre

 

 

Founded in 1827, Loretto is Scotland’s oldest boarding school, and one of the most prestigious in the UK. Located in Edinburgh, Loretto is home to our summer centre and offers an amazing opportunity to spend your summer in a fantastic location in Scotland’s capital. Our standard English course includes 15 hours of tuition per week by our experienced teachers.

The historic Loretto buildings and grounds have gorgeous large green sceneries, where students can enjoy activities and sports including rugby, hockey, or lacrosse. All sports can be played during the afternoon, evenings and at the weekend. Students gain self-confidence, teamwork, and communication skills. There are endless opportunities to learn, explore, and have fun!

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Rates:

Standard English - £905 p/w

What’s included 

  • Full board residential accommodation
  • Placement Test
  • General English course (15 hours per week)
  • Full-day to Edinburgh Castle
  • Full-day Scottish Highlands, Loch Ness and Glen Coe
  • 4 half-day excursions to varied locations in Edinburgh city centre and greater Edinburgh area
  • Access to facilities including playing fields, gym, sports centre, and golf academy
  • End of course certificate

Centre details

  • Art department
  • Playing fields for rugby and cricket
  • Tennis courts
  • Comfortable classrooms
  • Sport hall
  • Gym
  • Common area
  • Dining hall

Twin’s Edinburgh summer centre is located at the prestigious Loretto School and occupies 85 acres of grounds.

Close to Edinburgh city and castle, with great access to shopping and leisure activities, and an easily reachable coast which is only a few miles away.

Hosted at Scotland's oldest boarding school, established in 1827.

Our Edinburgh accommodation includes a dormitory room in apartments. Bed linen and towels are provided. Each student will enjoy comfortable and private accommodation. There are green spaces to be able to enjoy a wide range of sports. 

What to pack

Some warm clothing (for colder days and nights) 

A waterproof jacket (for rainy days)

Comfortable shoes (for walking tours and visits to the coast)

An adaptor (Europe to UK/Ireland) - for all their electronic/charging needs

Toiletries 

Nearest cities  Nearest airports

Edinburgh 25 minutes 

Glasgow - 1 hour 15 minutes

Edinburgh airport 36 minutes 

Glasgow aiport- 1 hour 30 minutes

Time

Day 1

Day 2

Day 3

Day 4

Day 5

Day 6

Morning

Meet & Greet, orientation tour

Student induction and language testing

Teaching time (English lessons)

Teaching time

Teaching time (English lessons)

Full day excursion (various locations)

Afternoon

Walking Tour of local area

Campus scavenger hunt

Half day excursion (various locations)

Half day excursion (various locations)

Sports tournament

Full day excursion (various locations)

Evening

Welcome evening with fun and games

Students get together for competition

Quiz night

Who did it? Murder mystery

Dance away at Twin disco!

Grab the popcorn and settle down for a film night

 

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Ages: 10-17

Dates: 04/07- 01/08

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