Concord College is an International Boarding School located in Central England. During the British summer months of July and August, Concord College operates its Summer School for students aged 10-17. We are accredited by the British Council with the last inspection being carried out in July 2013. The College is also a member of English UK and has been accredited by Quality Education and Quality English. Concord College offers 3 summer courses in English, Science or Oxbridge Preparation:
• English as a Foreign Language (aged 10-17)
• Junior Science (aged 10-12)
• GCSE Science (aged 13-15) or Pre ‘A’ Level Science (aged 15-17) in one of the following combinations:
Twenty one (21) hours per week of tuition is provided – 28 lessons of 45 minutes. Classes are arranged by age and ability and nationality. Consisting of 15 hours English language, and 6 hours Active English per week.
Accommodation is in single study bedrooms on campus. Bedrooms for our older students (16+) are en suite with younger students sharing a bathroom with 3 or 4 students. Our policy is to mix nationalities in accommodation to stimulate the use of English as the common language and to enhance their cultural experience. Each student is assigned a house parent who will be resident nearby. Laundry is done once per week and bedroom linen is also laundered once per week. All buildings on campus are WiFi enabled and we have an “Internet Café”.
A full social programme is provided with supervised activities arranged by our qualified and dedicated Physical/Outdoor Education and Activities team. These activities take place after lessons and on weekends. All arranged activities mix nationalities to enhance learning. We have a Cubs’ Club specifically for our younger students aged 10 – 11 which takes place every afternoon after lessons. A full day excursion each weekend is arranged and one half day excursion to the local towns of Shrewsbury or Telford each Wednesday afternoon.
Our Oxbridge Preparations courses are 2 week intensive academic preparation programmes with world-class specialists from Oxford, Cambridge and other leading universities delivering lectures and masterclasses for each of our Law, Medicine, Humanities/Social & Political Sciences and Computer Science/Engineering/Maths programmes.