English Plus

Residential or Homestay

Ages 14*-17 • From £1,475.00

| *Students aged 13 travelling with a group leader may be accepted in residential accommodation.
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SUMMER COURSE
English Plus Courses

Key Information

Age:Ages 14*-17
Location:
Class size:Maximum 12 students per class
Classes:20 hours per week. Intermediate – Advanced levels
Transfers:Free from Heathrow and Stansted (see conditions)
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English Plus Science or Musical Theatre

Residential or Homestay Course, Ages 14-17

English Plus courses are part of the Cambridge Junior Course. Students live in the same accommodation and share the same activity programme. Courses are held in the in our main school site in Cambridge. The school is a 10 minute walk from the centre of Cambridge. There you will find many of the beautiful universities that Cambridge is famous for, along with shops, restaurants and cultural activities for you to enjoy. It’s a lively course and there’s always something going on. There are four full hours of  lessons per day.  Students will have 10 full hours of English lessons per week. They can choose  to add Science lessons or Musical Theatre lessons which will make up the other 10 hours of the course. There are afternoon or evening activities offered each day. On Saturday, there is a full day trip to London with the opportunity to see the sights as well as some free time to do some shopping.

There is the option to add extra English lessons to this course by choosing to add an English Academy to your course. If you like sport, You can also add a tennis or football academy. The tennis or football academies are taught by highly qualified instructors and will teach you some key skills. View the full details of these options in the academies tab.

If you prefer to study English only, you can try our Cambridge Juniors Course.

 

English Plus Course Dates for 2018

24th June – 7th July

8th – 21st July

22nd July – 4th August

5th – 18th August

English Plus Course Fees for 2018

English “Plus” Homestay
2 Week Course£1475 + £50 Registration Fee
4 Week Course£2950+ £50 Registration Fee
6 Week Course£4425 + £50 Registration Fee
8 Week Course£5900 + £50 Registration Fee
English “Plus” Residential Shared
 2 Week Course £1625 +  £50 Registration Fee
 4 Week Course £3250 +  £50 Registration Fee
 6 Week Course £4875 + £50 Registration Fee
 8 Week Course £6500 +  £50 Registration Fee
English “Plus” Residential Single
2 Week Course£1680 +  £50 Registration Fee
4 Week Course£3360 +  £50 Registration Fee
6 Week Course£5040 +  £50 Registration Fee
8 Week Course£6720+  £50 Registration Fee
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English Plus Teaching & Lessons

  • 20 full hours teaching per week. Each week you’ll study 10 hours of English and 10 hours of your chosen subject: Science or Musical Theatre.
  • Maximum class size of 12
  • Minimum intermediate level of English required
  • Reports and certificates

English Plus Science

The science summer course is a practical based course covering Physics, Chemistry and Biology. The aims are to improve the student’s practical skills thereby reinforcing their underlying understanding of the fundamental concepts of Science. Classes include the use of light microscopes and bunsen burners. Click here to view the syllabus.

English Plus Musical Theatre

This course combines singing, dancing and acting. These classes are taught by specialist teachers at the Bodyworks Dance Studio. Students learn one to two routines from famous musicals such as We Will Rock You and Grease. 
 
English Plus Course Location
  • 10 – 15 minutes ‘walk from central Cambridge

English Plus Accommodation Options

Residential:

Stay in one of our supervised residence buildings near to the school
  • Single and Shared Rooms.
  • Boys and girls are accommodated on separate floors supervised by school staff
  • Breakfast, packed lunch and evening meal provided
  • Weekly laundry
  • Bed linen is provided (students should bring their own towels)

Homestay:

  • Twin rooms
  • Breakfast, packed lunch and evening meal provided
  • Weekly laundry
Students aged 16 or over may be placed in Private Homes. These are homestays who host more than 4 students. Private homes offer meals and laundry but may offer a reduced opportunity to interact with hosts due to the number of guests.

English Plus Activities and Excursions

The Cambridge Junior course has an exciting and varied activity programme with sports, games and excursions.
  • Full- day excursion to London
  • Half-day trip to Bury St Edmunds

An example two-week activity schedule for English "Plus"

* Activities with a £ will incur a small charge. The cost per week to attend all activities is £15.
DayAfternoon activity Evening Activity
MondayWalking Tour of CambridgeWelcome Party
TuesdaySelect Olympics or Bowling (£)Evening Punting
WednesdayKing’s College VisitDisco (£) or Garden Games
ThursdayHalf-day Excursion to Bury St. EdmundsFree Evening
FridayPhoto Treasure Hunt or Swimming (£)Film Night or Sports
SaturdayFull-day Excursion to LondonFree Time
SundaySports Afternoon or ShoppingFree Time
MondayPuntingSwimming or Kwik Cricket
TuesdayT-shirt Making or TennisCupcake Decorating or Football
WednesdayTea Party or Sports on the ParkDisco (£) or Garden Games
ThursdayMuseum or Market TripFootball, Karaoke (£) or Film Night
FridaySelect’s Got TalentFarewell Party

Welfare

  • On site Health, Safety and Welfare Officer
  • Medical Centre 5 minutes’ walk from school
  • Qualified first aiders on site
  • Supervised sports and social programme
  • Live in House Managers in residential accommodation

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English "Plus" Airport Transfers

Free transfers are available on the English Plus courses.
  • To qualify for a free transfer on arrival, you need to book a flight that lands on Sunday between 9am and 5pm at London Stansted or London Heathrow.
  • To qualify for a free transfer on departure, you need to book a flight that takes off on a Saturday between 9am and 5pm from London Stansted or London Heathrow.
  • If your flight is outside these hours, to/from a different airport or on a different day, you will need to either make your own way, or arrange a private taxi transfer. Please contact us on info@selectenglish.co.uk to arrange this. It is highly recommended that students under the age of 18 arrange a private transfer.
Prices for one way taxi transfers are below:
Heathrow£145
Gatwick£160
Stansted£90
Luton£100

English "Plus" Course Availability

English Plus Science Homestay
25th June - 8th JulySOLD OUT
9th - 22nd JulySOLD OUT
23rd July - 5th AugustSpaces Available
6th - 19th AugustSpaces Available
English Plus Science Residential Twin
25th June - 8th JulySOLD OUT
9th - 22nd JulySOLD OUT
23rd July - 5th AugustSOLD OUT
6th - 19th AugustSOLD OUT
English Plus Science Residential Single
25th June - 8th JulySOLD OUT
9th - 22nd JulySOLD OUT
23rd July - 5th AugustLimited Spaces Available - contact us
6th - 19th AugustSOLD OUT
English Plus Musical Theatre Homestay
25th June - 8th JulySOLD OUT
9th - 22nd JulySOLD OUT
23rd July - 5th AugustSpaces Available
6th - 19th AugustSpaces Available
English Plus Musical Theatre Residential Twin
25th June - 8th JulySOLD OUT
9th - 22nd JulySOLD OUT
23rd July - 5th AugustSOLD OUT
6th - 19th AugustSOLD OUT
English Plus Musical Theatre Residential Single
25th June - 8th JulySOLD OUT
9th - 22nd JulySOLD OUT
23rd July - 5th AugustLimited Spaces Available - contact us
6th - 19th AugustSOLD OUT
    

Select English Academies

 
We are now offering 'Select English Academies’ to students taking the Cambridge Juniors or English ‘Plus’ courses. The academies run during the afternoons, with each module offering 3 hours of specialized classes or training in small groups. Tennis academy is £120 per module and English Academy is £105 per module. Students can choose up to 2 Academy options per 2-week course.
 

Select Tennis Academy

is suitable for all levels of player from beginners to experienced players and is a great way to get started in tennis and improve your game. Our highly qualified instructors are second to none. The coaching sessions focus on making a positive impact on your technique, confidence and overall game. As part of your lesson your coach will be able to offer personalised guidance to enable your progression. All students will receive instruction on the fundamentals of major strokes and enhance their skills through repetition, ball-feeding drills and liveball situations. Each session will be split into:
  • Technical work in the form of specialised drills
  • Strategy
  • Mental toughness
  • On and off court conditioning
  • Supervised point and match play
  • Maximum 4 students per group
  • 2 x 1.5-hour sessions per module

 

Select English Academy

is run by our Director of Studies and classes are taught by our Summer School teachers. These are intensive classes in small groups tailored to the needs of the students. After an initial assessment of the student’s objectives, teachers will put together a plan for the module. Students may attend in preparation for exams or simply to improve their reading, writing, speaking or listening skills. Academy classes can be tailored to meet the needs of students.
  • Small groups
  • Subject specific courses
  • Exam preparation
  • End of course report and certificate stating skills learnt
  • Maximum 4 students per group
  • 2 x 1.5-hour sessions per module