International Junior and Teens English Summer School.

We strive to provide highest quality education, bridging your child's success with well formed infrastructure of knowledge and resources.

Heriot-Watt, Edinburgh

Junior Residential English Summer School Edinburgh Heriot-Watt university United Kingdom

Summer School Residential Accommodation Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh

Heriot-Watt University is considered one of the best campuses in Edinburgh with great facilities for education and activities state-of-the-art facilities. It is surrounded by greenery and yet close enough to the city centre. Edinburgh, the Scottish capital is full of attractions from a magnificent Edinburgh Castle, Royal Mile with cobbled streets, building of Scottish parliament to a park with landmark hill called Arthur’s Seat.

  • Age: 11-17
  • Group Bookings

Heriot-Watt - International Summer school

Location

Time to Edinburgh: 30mins by public transport. Nearest town: Edinburgh. Transfer times: EDI - 20mins, GLA - 1 hour 25 mins. Groups are met at the airport by an Activity Leader who will welcome you and escort you back to the campus. Travelcards: Single journey bus passes distributed on Edinburgh excursion days.

Facilities

Sports: Excellent facilities include a sports hall, football, basketball, volley ball, tennis and badminton. Gym is available for group leaders. With charges. Social spaces: There is the Student Union, nightclub, chill out area, bar and cafe for most evening activities. Small kitchens in the accommodation for Group Leader tea and coffee.

Accommodation

En-suite accommodation furnished with a desk for private study, and a personal Wi-Fi router. Located in a beautiful, natural setting surrounded by landscaped gardens. The halls of residence are located at the rear of the campus, around 5 minutes’ walk from the canteen and classrooms. Rooms are situated on long corridors allowing groups to stay together where possible.

Local Transport

Bus: Lothian Buses offers local bus services 25, X25, 34, 45 and N25 (night bus) to the Edinburgh campus. Service 25 leaves the city centre every 15 mins and every 30 minutes after 8.00pm. The journey takes about 30-40 minutes.

Internet

Wi-Fi internet is available across campus including in halls of residences. Please refer to your Centre Manager for Wi-Fi access codes.

Academics

Average students per class: 16. English levels: Elementary - Proficiency (programme can be adjusted to lower English levels). Additional qualifications available: Trinity GESE exam and PCTO programme

Security

There is 24 hour security. No safes in the bedrooms. The Centre Manager has a safe in their office for Group Leaders to store money/passports securely. An access fob, a key and lanyard are supplied to students. A replacement key is £18 and a replacement fob is £10. A replacement lanyard is £ 2. Damage deposits of £20 or €30 will be collected.

Laundry

There is a laundry room located on site. Card system used. It is £2.70 for a wash and £1.20 for tumble dryers. Cards can be purchased from Loring Management Centre. All of the laundry facilities are self-service. Open: 7.00 - 23.00. Bed linen will be washed once a week by the University laundry.

Meal

Breakfast: 07:00 - 08:45. Toast, cereal, pastry, yogurt, fruit. Cooked breakfast once a week. Lunch: 12:30 - 13:45. Pasta, meat or vegetarian main course with potatoes, vegetables, salad and dessert. Dinner: 18:00 - 20:00. Meat or vegetarian main course with potatoes, vegetables, salad and dessert.

1
Full Programme all inclusive
28
Nationalities.
1:12
Staff Ratio.
100%
Happy International Students.

At a Glance

Qualitative English learning for junior and teens

Our international summer school strives to offer the best of teaching and cultural experience to all our international students. Our programmes are designed to break through the learning of the language combined with excellent social activities whereby students are totally immersed in it by practicing the language and making new friends. 

Learn English, Make International Friends, Have Fun

Learn English at best schools of English

“The summer school is undoubtedly the best for its commitment and responsibility towards students.”

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Sophia J.

Teacher, Summer School

“The teachers were very helpful and committed towards us and I met many international students.”

Language Student

Thomas

Student, Germany

Junior and Teens English Summer School Sample Programme

 

Morning

Afternoon

Evening

Day 1

Arrivals

Arrivals

Campus tour and ice-breaker activities

Day 2

Onsite Activities & Instagram Challenge

Placement Test and Lesson 1

Welcome Disco

Day 3

Public bus to Edinburgh with walking tour of Royal Mile and entrance to Edinburgh Castle

Shopping on Royal Mile

Onsite Activities

Day 4

Lesson 2

Lesson 3

Karaoke/Lip Sync Battle

Day 5

Onsite Activities

Lesson 4

Onsite Activities

Day 6

Onsite Activities

Lesson 5

International Evening

Day 7

Full day excursion to Glasgow with walking tour of city centre

Visit to Kelvingrove Gallery of Modern Art

Themed Disco

Day 8

Lesson 6

Public bus to Edinburgh with visit to National Museum of Scotland

Ceilidh

Day 9

Lesson 7

Public bus to Edinburgh for self-guided visit of Scottish Parliament and to climb Arthur’s Seat

Calton Hill, tour of the Monuments

Dinner and late return to campus:

Day 10

Lesson 8

Public bus to Edinburgh with visit to St Giles’ Cathedral

Talent Show

Day 11

Lesson 9

Onsite Activities

Onsite Activities

Day 12

Lesson 10

Public bus to Edinburgh. Visit to Writer’s Museum, Museum of Childhood and Museum of the Mound

Onsite Activities

Day 13

Full day excursion to Stirling by coach

Entrance to Stirling Castle with walking tour of Stirling and visit to Loch Lomond

Farewell Disco

Day 14

Optional Excursion

Optional Excursion

Onsite Activities

Day 15

Departures

Departures

Departures

 

 

 

 

 Please note that the sample programme refers to the previous year programme, this year summer programme will be released 3 weeks before departure.  

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