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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 (7-12 years)

  • 3 week course
  • 15 hours of English plus 10 hours of other academic subjects per week
  • Maximum class size of 10 students
  • Supported by experiential and thematic learning
  • Full programme of activities, sports and trips

 Academic - Senior (13-17 years)

  • 3 week course
  • 15 hours of English plus 10 hours of other academic subjects per week
  • Maximum class size of 10 students
  • Educational trips to support classroom learning
  • External examination taken at the end of the course
  • Full programme of activities, sports and trips

Junior Multi-Sports (7-12 years)

  • 2 week course
  • 15 hours of English plus 10 hours of sports per week
  • Maximum class size of 15 students
  • A different sport offered every day
  • Extensive use of sports facilities on our 56-acre campus
  • Ideal for those who love sport and want a real taste of British independent school life

Science, Technology & Engineering

  • 2 week course
  • 15 hours of English plus10 hours of Science, Technology & Engineering per week
  • Maximum class size of 15 students
  • Lessons using the outstanding ICT, DT and Science facilities at Taunton School
  • 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

 

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.