Intensive Junior Programme – Homestay                      

Overview:

Dates:                   2nd  – 28th July 2018

Ages:                     11 years to 17 years of age

Location:             Portmarnock, Dublin

Camp:                   Intensive English including Cambridge Preparation & Multi Activity Programme

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Award Winning School

In 2014 we were honoured by Malahide Chamber of Commerce with the ‘Service Excellence Award’ for a clear demonstration of excellent and consistent customer service and in 2016 we were honored with the ‘Organisation of the Year’ Award.

In 2015 we were the first English language school in Ireland to be shortlisted for the ‘Junior Course Award’ by Study Travel Magazine. In 2016 we were again shortlisted for the ‘Junior Course Award’ as well as the ‘English Language School Europe Award’ and we have been nominated again for the ‘Junior Course Award’ 2017.

Highlights

Our Intensive programme has been designed to specifically support language progression and identify individual, academic requirements. Additionally, our activities are tailored to keep our students active and entertained while seeing the best of Dublin and its surrounding regions.

Lessons are held every morning, from Monday to Friday and each course is supported by its own carefully planned, tailored syllabus and course book. Lessons focus on developing the core language skills, with specific enphasis given to speaking and listening. Each language skill is incorporated into our curriculum, ensuring a comprehensive learning experience for our students. We use highly interactive exercises and activities, task based projects to refine and amplify ours students communication skills.  Students will also have the opportunity to create and present their projects in class which in turn, boosts their confidence.

Our Intensive Programme offers 20 full Hours of Tuition per week, with classes from 8.45am – 1pm each day including a Cambridge Exam Preparation session.  This centre is perfect for students who plan to sit a Cambridge exam soon after their course or for students who want to have a realistic Cambridge exam class experience.  We offer Cambridge lessons at PET, KET, FCE and CAE levels which are structured to ensure that students can identify their level on the Cambridge level spectrum.

Additionally, our activities are tailored to keep our students’ active and entertained while seeing the best of Dublin and its surrounding regions.

Intercultural Irish Teenage Programme

As part of our continuous efforts to maintain high quality classes and to enhance our student’s intercultural experience, we have weekly lessons called the Intercultural Teenage Programme.  Irish, teenage students will join lessons to lead an exercise alongside teacher which allows our students the opportunity to connect with Irish teenagers, their peers and we have had an incredibly positive response to this programme.

Host Families in Walking Distance

All our students stay in carefully selected families in the locality and all students can walk to work, we guarantee one nationality per family unless otherwise requested. Our Families are the highlight of the experience and have quality assurance procedures in place, ensuring great stays for all our students.

Portmarnock, Dublin

Portmarnock is a neighbouring town of Malahide, approximately 5 minutes drive away. It boasts a beautiful blue flag, 3 kilometre long, white, sandy beach with panoramic views of Dublin Bay and Lambay Island.  It is a primarily a residential area, perfect for junior students. Every summer we open this centre to offer our students the option to take additional English class hours and Cambridge exam preparation.

This camp attracts students from all over the world and is the peaceful beach setting of Portmarnock make it an ideal summer choice.

Programme Overview

Timetable:

  • 20 hours English Tuition per week: Mon – Fri 8.45am – 1.00 pm
  • Packed Lunch at School: 12.00pm – 12.30pm
  • 5 Half-Day Activities per week: 1.30pm – 5.00 pm
  • 1 Full Day Saturday Excursion Outside of Dublin
  • 4 Free Optional Evening Activities Including Disco

Fees:

2 Weeks: € 1080

3 Weeks € 1595

4 Weeks € 2090

*Full Board Host Family Accommodation additional € 200 per week

*Professional Airport Transfers Operated by a member of our staff – € 45 each way

Including:

  • Assessment on Arrival, Registration & Administration
  • 20 Hour Tuition per Week (Max of 15 students per class)
  • Irish Leader to Accompany Groups on all Activities
  • Quality Host Family Accommodation within Walking Distance
  • One Nationality per Host Family Guaranteed unless otherwise requested
  • All Course Materials and use of  Student Textbook
  • Student Exit Report & Graded Certificate of Attainment
  • 5 Half Day Activities
  • 1 Full Day Excursion outside Dublin
  • Private Coach for Activities (no travel pass)
  • Optional Free Activities 4 Evenings per week including Disco, Zumba
  • No Hidden Costs

Accommodation:

We guarantee one nationality per host family unless otherwise requested, the majority of host families have take 1 – 3 students at any time. If you have special requests regarding host family accommodation we are happy to try to meet these requirements. All host family accommodation is within walking distance of our school and vetted by our Staff.

Typical  Day:

Students are woken by their host mum, have a shower and eat breakfast.

Students are given a packed lunch for the day.

Students walk to school and return home at about 6 pm after their tuition and activity programme.

On returning home, students have dinner with their host family and chat about their day.

Students may spend the evening relaxing and chatting with the family or friends or attend an organised evening activity (4 evenings per week).

A strict curfew of 9.30pm applies when all students must be home on our English Summer Camps Ireland

Students and families have 24 hour access to an emergency phone number and a member of our team is always on duty to help

 

Junior Summer Camp Brochure 2018

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