English + Football

Residential & Homestay

14*-17 • From £1,585.00


Key Information

Class size:12
Classes:20 hours per week. Elementary - Advanced levels
Transfers:Free from Stansted and Heathrow (see conditions)
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English + Football

English Language Course with Intensive Football Training for Ages 14-17


The English + Football course is part of the Cambridge Juniors course. Students join in with the classes on the Cambridge Junior course and stay in the same accommodation.  In the afternoons and on Sundays there is an intensive football course with our English FA qualified coaches.

  • Intensive football training
  • Live and study in the beautiful university City of Cambridge
  • Football most afternoons and Sunday.
  • Full evening programme of Sports, social and cultural activities. Excursion to London.

Course Dates 2018

8th July – 21st July

22nd July – 4th August

Course Prices 2018

2 week courseHomestay Twin Room£1585 + £50 Registration Fee
2 week courseResidential Shared Room£1735 + £50 Registration Fee
2 week courseResidential Single Room£1790 + £50 Registration Fee

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Football Training

The English + Football course is open to boys & girls of all ability levels and incorporates technical and tactical player development, nutritional advice to increase fitness levels and small sided matches in high intensity tournaments to improve passing, speed of movement, technique and game understanding.Coaching sessions will consist of warm-up and reaction games followed by technique training drills in passing, dribbling, shooting, attacking & defending and small-sided matches.Our English Football Association trained coaches have the experience and understanding to cater for the needs of the group and ensure that children are happy and developing their skills.The sessions focus on improving the following development skills:
  • Coordination
  • Balance
  • Agility
  • Teamwork
  • Confidence
  • Listening and communication skills
Minimum 1 coach to every 10 students. 16 hours of training over a two-week course.

English Lessons

  • 20 full hours teaching per week.
  • Maximum class size of 12
  • Elementary - Advanced levels
  • Reports and certificates

English + Football Accommodation


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)


  • 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 + Football Social Programme

Afternoon activityEvening Activity
MondayWalking Tour of CambridgeWelcome Party
TuesdayFootball trainingEvening Punting
WednesdayFootball TrainingDisco (£) or Garden Games
ThursdayHalf-day Excursion to Bury St. EdmundsFree Evening
FridayFootball TrainingFilm Night or Sports
SaturdayFull-day excursion to LondonFree Evening
SundayIntensive Football TrainingFree Evening
MondayFootball TrainingSwimming or Kwik Cricket
TuesdayPuntingFree Evening
WednesdayFootball TrainingDisco (£) or Garden Games
ThursdayFootball TrainingCupcake Decorating or Football
FridaySelect’s Got TalentFarewell Party


  • 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


English + Football Transfers

Free transfers are available on the English + Football course.
  • 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:


English + Football Course Availability

9th - 22nd JulySOLD 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 4 hours of specialized classes or training in small groups. Tennis academy is £120 per module and English Academy is £105 per module.

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 2-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 2-hour sessions per module