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Embassy Academy

A unique summer experience combining English language tuition with a wide choice of sporting, creative and academic courses provided by professionally qualified and experienced tutors.

A Traditional British Boarding School Experience

Embassy Academy is a perfect international environment to practise English, make new friends and explore the British culture. Our two exclusive academies are set in some of the most beautiful and historic areas of England and offer students the chance to experience life in a traditional British boarding school.

Why Choose Embassy Academy

  • An extensive all-inclusive package of language tuition, accommodation, excursions and on-site activities
  • 15 hours of English tuition a week with small class sizes ensuring personal attention
  • English language tuition from qualified and experienced native English teachers
  • 10 specialised courses to choose from including golf, dance, sailing and horse riding
  • Professionally taught sport, arts and academic courses and the flexibility to change course each week
  • A safe and secure environment with a staff to student on-site ratio of 1:5
  • A choice of 1 to 6 weeks

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Roedean Academy

Embassy Academy | Roedean
  • Dates: 30 June - 11 August 2019
  • Ages: 9 - 16
  • Location: Brighton, East Sussex

Warminster Academy

Embassy Academy | Warminster
  • Dates: 7 July - 11 August 2019
  • Ages: 9 - 17
  • Location: Warminster, Wiltshire

Summarising a successful summer 2018 with Embassy Academy!

Embassy Academy | 97% student satisfaction in 2018

97% Student Course Satisfaction

Embassy Academy | 97% student satisfaction in 2018

23 Different Student Nationalities

Embassy Academy | 97% student satisfaction in 2018

98% Teaching
Satisfaction

Embassy Academy | 97% student satisfaction in 2018

Multi-Activities was the No.1 specialised course

Embassy Academy | 97% student satisfaction in 2018

Staff
Helpfulness

* Statistics from the 2018 Embassy Academy Student Feedback Survey

Our experienced and qualified teachers are key to ensuring a successful Embassy Academy summer. They create a productive learning environment through engaging, inspiring lessons and the small class sizes also mean that students will benefit from individual attention providing a great opportunity to develop and progress.

Excellence in English Learning:

  • Qualified and experienced English teachers
  • Curriculum includes a minimum 15 hours of English language tuition per week for all students*
  • Maximum class size of 12 (General English), 6 (Intensive English), 8 (Summer Academic Study)
  • Interactive whiteboards used to supplement traditional classroom materials
  • Stimulating classes designed to improve and encourage communication and fluency
  • End of course certificates and reports to take home

* Except Summer Academic Study which consists of 23 hours of subject based lessons.

Each week students receive 8 hours of professionally taught specialist activities. These vary at each Academy:

Roedean

  • Sailing
  • Art & Design
  • Dance
  • Golf
  • Horse-riding
  • Intensive English
  • Summer Academic Studies

Warminster

  • Outdoor Adventures
  • Multi Activities
  • Art & Design
  • Tennis
  • Horse-riding
  • Intensive English
  • Summer Academic Studies


Specialist activities are run with small group sizes to maximise personal development.

At weekends, students are taken on local trips and excursions to iconic destinations. Students at Warminster can visit the cathedral city of Salisbury, the Roman city of Bath and the world heritage site of Stonehenge. Roedean students are within easy reach of cosmopolitan London as well as trendy Brighton.

The accommodation is made up of various boarding houses and mostly shared rooms that are homely and comfortable and give students a chance to make new friends.

Each boarding house has a house parent who builds relationships with all the students in that house, waking them up each day, making sure they eat well and are happy and participating. Our students can talk to their house parent about any problems they may have.

A UK registered nurse visits regularly to address small medical needs. For other medical issues, we will transport the student to the nearest doctor or hospital.

24 hour support: Anyone who has questions or needs any kind of support can speak to our staff at the centre, or contact our dedicated Academy 24-hour emergency telephone number.

A range of healthy British food and international cuisine is available at our Academy schools with three meals served per day. Additional snacks and drinks are also available twice a day during the break time. On full-day excursions packed lunches will be provided.

Arrival: Embassy Academy provides a dedicated meet-and-greet and transfer service for all students to ensure their comfort and safety.

Departure: We provide a departure transfer for all students and our team will also assist students checking in at the airport.

All students travelling abroad must have adequate insurance in case of a medical or other emergency. Embassy Academy offers a comprehensive insurance policy called StudyCare, which is specifically designed to meet the needs of international students.

 

Roedean Academy

This stunning and prestigious boarding school was originally founded in 1886 and is one of the most well-known independent boarding schools in the UK. The school is surrounded by 40 acres of playing fields and has got brilliant sports facilities such as tennis courts, a large indoor sports hall, dance studio and an indoor swimming pool with spectacular views out to sea.

Accommodation

The recently renovated boutique style boarding houses for students consist of mostly single rooms, with limited multi-bed rooms available. All meals are provided in a modern dining room where healthy and balanced meals are served.

Roedean Map

Learn English at Roedean Academy

Courses & Activities at Roedean

Art & Design Course at Embassy Roedean

Students will be trained in a variety of techniques and skills, and will be able to showcase the results to the rest of the school at the end of each week at the Academy Art Exhibition. The course will take place in an art studio at the school, with occasional field trips or visits to a local art museum or exhibition. All instructors are specialist art teachers whose qualifications and experience are recognised by both British state and private school systems.

Dance Course at Embassy Roedean

Dance offers a varied programme according to each student’s abilities, skills and interests. They will get to showcase what they’ve learned at the weekly Academy Showcase for the other students. Our teachers are all professionally qualified to teach at a variety of levels. Programme focus may be chosen from: contemporary, modern jazz, street or choreography.

Golfe at Embassy Roedean

Instruction takes place at a local professional golf club. The facilities are excellent with full length practice range, practice bunker, chipping and putting greens. Advanced students may play the course itself. The PGA coaches can cater for all abilities including high level players. Programme focus will be chosen from: putting green, chipping green, fairway bunker, driving range and team games.

Art & Design Course at Embassy Roedean

All students will receive an ability test on their first day at the riding centre. Our professional instructors will create a programme adapted to the students’ abilities and select a horse or pony accordingly for the week. Stable management will also be a part of the programme.

Intensive English at Warminster Academy

Students will learn English using our engaging curriculum and cutting-edge technology. We maximise the use of technology and interactive whiteboards in the classrooms to ensure an engaging and dynamic class so that all students use English as much as possible. The focus will be on language skills and project work. Our classrooms are multi-lingual, so students must use English to be understood. The course is overseen by a qualified Director of Studies.

Art & Design Course at Embassy Roedean

With swimming pools available as well as fantastic sports facilities and spacious grounds, our activities team organise a different combination of sports and activities every day to ensure a varied week. Students will spend 2 hours per day over 4 days participating in a selection of activities that may include tennis, football, swimming, as well as treasure hunts and team games.

Art & Design Course at Embassy Roedean

This programme gives students the opportunity to take advantage of fully qualified and experienced instructors – accredited by the Royal Yachting Association. Students will take to the water at the Hove Lagoon as well as the English Channel. They will learn basic nautical skills as well as getting to sail in a variety of boats. Buoyancy aids are provided. Students will be awarded RYA level 1 dinghy certificate, or higher depending on their level and boats used.

Summer Academic Study at Roedean Academy

This programme teaches a variety of subjects, including maths, science, art and humanities. It’s ideal for students who are currently at intermediate level English or above and who want to experience what it would be like to study in an English school or to prepare for further study at English speaking school, college or university. Students who book onto this programme will be asked to take a short online level test in advance to verify they are intermediate level. If their level is seen to be less than intermediate, we will recommend an alternative, such as Intensive English.

 
 

WARMINSTER ACADEMY

Founded in 1707, Warminster is one of the leading independent boarding schools in the South West of England located in the heart of the countryside, close to both Bath and Salisbury. The school has excellent on-site facilities with modern classrooms, a large sports hall, tennis and squash courts and an outdoor heated swimming pool. Perfect for students who want to get a real taste of the British heritage and explore rural and picturesque areas.

Accommodation

Students are staying in six unique boarding houses which consist of mostly twin, triple and quad rooms. All meals are provided in the large dining hall, serving a wide variety of healthy and nutritious food.

Warminster Map

Study abroad at Warminster

Courses & Activities at Warminster

Art & Design Course at  Warminster Academy

Students will be trained in a variety of techniques and skills, and will be able to showcase the results at the end of each week at the Academy Art Exhibition to the rest of the school. The course will take place in an art studio at the school, with occasional field trips or visits to a local art museum or exhibition. All instructors are specialist art teachers whose qualifications and experience are recognised by both British state and private school systems.

Horse Riding at  Warminster Academy

All students will receive an ability test on their first day at the riding centre. Our professional instructors will create a programme adapted to the students’ abilities and select a horse or pony accordingly for the week. Stable management will also be a part of the programme.

Intensive English at Warminster Academy

Students will learn English using our engaging curriculum and cutting-edge technology. We maximise the use of technology and interactive whiteboards in the classrooms to ensure an engaging and dynamic class so that all students use English as much as possible. The focus will be on language skills and project work. Our classrooms are multi-lingual, so students must use English to be understood. The course is overseen by a qualified Director of Studies.

Multiactivity Course at Warminster Academy

With swimming pools available as well as fantastic sports facilities and spacious grounds, our activities team organise a different combination of sports and activities every day to ensure a varied week. Students will spend 2 hours per day over 4 days participating in a selection of activities that may include tennis, football, swimming, as well as treasure hunts and team games.

Outdoor Adventures at Warminster Academy

During this course students’ will enjoy four exciting activities that take place out in the stunning woodland with support and help from experienced and qualified instructors.

  • Archery: holding, loading, controlling and shooting a bow over a 10 metre distance
  • Bushcraft: fire-making, wood carving and cooking on an open fire, plus other activities to build a greater appreciation of survival in the wild
  • Canoeing: learning different strokes to control movement and speed on a lake
  • Climbing: becoming familiar with the equipment, safety rules and techniques
Summer Academic Study at Warminster Academy

This programme teaches a variety of subjects, including maths, science, art and humanities. It’s ideal for students who are currently at intermediate level English or above and who want to experience what it would be like to study in an English school or to prepare for further study at English speaking school, college or university. Students who book onto this programme will be asked to take a short online level test in advance to verify they are intermediate level. If their level is seen to be less than intermediate, we will recommend an alternative, such as Intensive English.

Tennis at Warminster Academy

Each student will be evaluated on the first tennis session as to their level of play. Our professional coaches are all Lawn Tennis Association qualified. Level, 2, 3, 4 and 5 coaches are provided for the more advanced students. Our coaches will ensure that students learn and practise a variety of skills and techniques, including serving, volleys, shots and etiquette on the court.

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