London Greenwich,
Ravensbourne

A summer centre located in the Royal Borough of Greenwich with excellent transport links into Central London.

Ravensbourne Summer School, London

Courses available at this centre:

New for 2020! 

We now offer a Discover London Day Camp programme! Click the course page to find out more!

Why choose this centre?

  • Homestay accommodation
  • Right next to the famous O2 Arena
  • Just 16 minutes from Westminster on the Jubilee Line
  • Only 3 minutes from Canary Wharf and its impressive skyscrapers, shopping area and cafes
  • Excursions to famous locations Cambridge and Brighton

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Our Ravensbourne summer school is the perfect place for older students to spend their summer. Situated in the famous Royal Borough of Greenwich in South East London, Ravensbourne University is right next to the O2 Arena - less than 20 minutes away from Central London. The beautiful modern university building was the winner of 2011’s British Construction Industry Award. 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.

  • What's included
  • Centre details
  • Accommodation
  • Location
  • Programme
  • Gallery

What's included?

What's included?

Rates:

Discover London - £810 p/w

Discover London Day Camp - £570 p/w*

 

A typical 2 week standard package includes:

  • Full board accommodation with a homestay host
  • Placement Test
  • General English course (30 hours over two weeks)
  • Travelcard
  • Discover London Programme
  • Full day excursion to Brighton
  • Full day excursion to Cambridge
  • Entrance to the Thames River Cruise 
  • End of course certificate

The Discover London Day Camp is the Discover London programme for day students, from 9-6 pm and includes 15 hours tuition per week, Discover London walking tours and a packed lunch. This programme does not include accommodation.

Centre details

Facilities

  • Break room
  • Wi-Fi
  • Cafeteria

Twin’s Ravensbourne English Summer School is right next to the O2 Arena  based at Ravensbourne University in Greenwich. 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, and travel to Central London takes less than 20 minutes. Getting to Canary Wharf takes only five minutes and Waterloo is 15 minutes away.

The school is based in a brand new building, which won the RIBA (Royal Institute of British Architects) award in 2011. 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 Ravensbourne Summer Centre will stay with trusted and carefully selected homestay hosts or in a homestay provided by one of our partner organisers. This will give them the perfect chance to experience British culture and daily life in a typical British household. It also gives them the opportunity to practise their English outside the classroom. Students will usually share a room, giving them the perfect opportunity to make new friends!

At Twin, we carefully select our hosts based on the welcoming and safe living environment they provide. Our hosts have experience in welcoming students from overseas, so we know they know how to make students feel comfortable and will help them settle in. Students will leave the UK at the end of their summer programme with a varied experience and a greater understanding of life in the UK.  

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

 

Location map

Nearest cities:
Canterbury – 1 hour 15 mins
Cambridge – 1 hour 40mins
Brighton - 1 hour 40 mins
Nearest airports:
London Gatwick - 1 hour
London Heathrow - 1 hour 30 mins
London Stansted - 1 hour 10 mins

 

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

Our social activity programme is made up of exciting and engaging activities including walking tours. 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 renowned for the top education its University provides, and 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 Afternoon Evening
Arrivals and Meet & Greet | Testing and Induction
Free time with homestay host
English lessons Newspaper fashion show Free time with homestay host
Walking Tour A: Westminster & Royal London Free time with homestay host
English lessons Social games Free time with homestay host
Walking Tour B: Exploring the Southbank Free time with homestay host
English lessons Building competion Free time with homestay host
Full-day excursion to Brighton with entrance to the Brighton Pavilion Free time with homestay host

Week 2

Morning Afternoon Evening

Free day with homestay or optional excursion
Walking Tour C: Maritime London Free time with homestay
English lessons Picture hunt Free time with homestay
Walking Tour D: The West End Experience and entrance to Madame Tussauds Free time with homestay
English lessons Quiz night Free time with homestay
Walking Tour E: British Museum and Regeant Street Free time with homestay
Full-day excursion to Cambridge with entrance to a noted college Free time with homestay
 

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Ages: 12 - 18

Dates: 05/07 - 16/08

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