Bucksmore English Language Summer School for students aged 10-16
English Language courses in the English countryside
Bucksmore has been running high-quality summer schools for juniors since 1979. We have a maximum class size of 11 students enabling all students to get the attention they need to succeed.
We offer several courses at Plumpton College and King Edward's School.
Bucksmore Summer (ages 10-13 & 13-16) is a traditional summer school where students have 20 hours of English tuition per week along with activities and excursions out of classes.
Coding (ages 10-13 & 13-16): A computer programming course where students have 15 hours of English tuition per week along with 7.5 hours of coding classes per week. Coding sessions focus on game design and functionality. Students use Scratch, Kodu and Sploder to build a variety of games and MicroBit mini computers to add a further dimension to the game design.
Arts Experience (ages 10-13) includes 15 hours of English per week with 7.5 hours of Arts workshops. In the workshops, students receive theatrical training from West End professionals in music, dance, and drama. Each week is based on a different musical or play.
STEM Experience (ages 10-13 & 13-16) combines 15 hours of English language classes with 7.5 hours per week of introductory "STEM" (science, technology, engineering and maths) workshops. Workshops include themes such as aircraft and boat design, rocketry, jet propulsion, and mechanical arms.
Animal Care (ages 13-16): Whether it's grooming a small animal, learning how to care for animals or understanding an animal's habitat, students will use Plumpton's animal care centre to combine 7.5 hours of Animal Care per week with 15 hours of English tuition per week.
Adventure (ages 13-16): 22.5 hours of English tuition per week combined with adventure activities including horse riding, mountain biking, mountain boarding, climbing, rafting, kayaking and sailing, as well as a 'survival night' camping on the South Downs towards the end.
Plumpton College is a beautiful location in the English countryside near Brighton. The school's extensive grounds include a working farm, animal care centre, the best horse-riding facilities in the south of England, a sports hall, tennis courts, and even its own forest.
King Edward's is a prestigious English boarding school founded by King Edward VI in 1553. The school has excellent on-site facilities including modern classrooms with smart boards, a dance studio, and all-weather pitches across the 100-acre site. It is located in a quiet countryside village just over an hour's drive from central London.
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