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Courses overview

Many students start their journey into British education with one of our Summer School courses.  All of our programmes are designed to stretch and challenge students, to encourage them to try something new and to learn in ways they have not attempted before.  When learning is so engaging, the students unquestionably have a great deal of fun. All our courses offer ideal preparation for entry into a British boarding school.

Academic - Junior (8-12 years)

  • 2, 4 or 6 week courses
  • 15 hours of English plus 10 hours of other academic subjects per week
  • Maximum class size of 12 students
  • Supported by experiential and thematic learning
  • Full programme of activities, sports and trips

 Academic - Senior (13-17 years)

  • 2, 4 or 6 week courses
  • 15 hours of English plus 10 hours of other academic subjects per week
  • Maximum class size of 12 students
  • Educational trips to support classroom learning
  • Full programme of activities, sports and trips

Junior Multi-Sports (8-12 years)

  • 2 week course
  • 15 hours of English plus 10 hours of sports per week
  • English lessons maximum class size of 12 students
  • A different sport offered every day
  • Ideal for those who love sport and want a real taste of British independent school life
  • Integration with British students

STEM

  • 2 week course
  • 15 hours of English plus 10 hours of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics per week
  • Maximum class size of 12 students
  • Lessons using the School's outstanding facilities 
  • Ideal for those who are interested in modern technology

Pre-Sessional Courses

  • 10 day course
  • GCSE and Sixth Form pre-sessional
  • Maximum class size of 12 students
  • 3 hours of English plus 2 hours of other academic preparation per day including study skills, essay writing guidance, revision strategies, exam preparation and dealing with exam stress

Please note that 3, 4, 5 and 6 week Summer School options are available in all the courses shown above. Courses 3 or 5 weeks long will incur a small additional fee for airport transfers. 

For more information on our Summer School courses, including how to register a place, please contact our Summer School on 01823 703232 or via summerschool@tauntonschool.co.uk.