Immerse yourself in the English language and vibrant culture at the prestigious King’s College London Summer School. Tailored for students aged 13-18, this program combines top-notch language education with the allure of London’s iconic landmarks. Organized by Ardmore Language Schools, a leader in youth education with over 35 years of experience, this unique opportunity is presented in partnership with the Verbalists Education & Language Network.
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- Location: Immerse yourself in classes at King’s College, located within walking distance of London’s landmarks (the London Eye is just a 5-minute walk from the college).
- Academic Excellence: Founded in 1829 by King George IV and the Duke of Wellington, King’s College is one of the oldest universities in England. It has produced twelve Nobel laureates and is part of the prestigious “golden triangle” of British universities.
- Ardmore Language Schools: As the program organizer, Ardmore specializes in creating and delivering summer schools and academic programs for youth. With a history spanning over 35 years, this education group operates 18 summer schools in England and 10 in the USA. Accredited by the British Council and English UK, Ardmore, like the Verbalists Language Network, ensures high-quality education.
- Classes: International classes with a maximum of 15 students per group. The curriculum, with 20 hours of lessons per week, emphasizes a communicative teaching method, encouraging interactive group work and pair activities.
- Materials: Students receive textbooks and accompanying materials (included in the price), and upon course completion, a certificate indicating their language proficiency level.
- Diverse Student Body: Students from the Verbalists Language Network and Ardmore schools come from 55 countries, fostering a global environment ideal for making friends and practicing English.
Accommodation and Meals
Student accommodation is conveniently located opposite the main college building, with a bus station and metro nearby for easy city transport.
Address: King’s College London Summer School: Franklin-Wilkins Building, Stamford Street, London, SE1 9NH
Single rooms with bathrooms in a secure and peaceful residence, providing 24-hour security.
Bed linens are provided, while students bring their towels. Laundry facilities are available (£2.50 for washing, £1.50 for drying).
Full-board meals in the college’s student restaurant, including a packed lunch on days of full-day excursions.
Explore London and its attractions through the focus of this popular English summer school. The carefully planned extracurricular and fun activities play a central role in learning and help students quickly adapt to the international environment both within and outside the school.
The program includes one full-day and five half-day excursions in London every week, featuring visits to Piccadilly Circus & the National Gallery, Notting Hill & Portobello Market, Greenwich Observatory, Natural History, Science & London, Thames River Cruise & Covent Garden, and Westminster & Hyde Park.
Program Dates and Pricing
⚠️ The King’s College London Summer School runs from June 30 to August 11. Departures and returns are always on Sundays, with classes starting on Mondays. This is an individual program and does not include group escort services.
Special Note: Learning a foreign language is significantly more effective with an extended stay in the country where it is spoken. Therefore, special lower prices have been negotiated with the best language schools in the world for Verbalists language network participants who wish to enroll in a 3-week or longer English course.
The price of the English summer school in London for 3 weeks is reduced by £150, and for 4 weeks, it’s reduced by £300! The longer the English course and program, the greater the discount. Unlock the full potential of language learning with an extended stay in the heart of London.
2024 PRICES, PROGRAM King’s College London Summer School (13-18 years)
|Summer School of English King’s College London |
Single room, Private bathroom, Full board
|20 hours + Daily activities + One full-day excursion + 5 half-day excursions||2650||3825||5000|
Included in the Price:
- English language course with a 20-hour weekly schedule, complete teaching materials, selected accommodation, and full-board meals.
- Daily extracurricular activities, one full-day, and five half-day excursions per week.
- Diagnostic test at the beginning of the course and a certificate upon course completion.
- Airport transfers (only if the airline ticket is purchased through an authorized agency by the PRODIREKT company) and free internet access at the school.
Not Included in the Price:
- Registration fee of £50, airfare with associated taxes, costs of obtaining a British visa (approximately €130, paid directly to the British Embassy), and travel insurance.
Note: The cost of airfare depends on the date of booking the airline ticket and is usually significantly higher when booked 1-3 months before the trip.
Please note that filling out the PRODIREKT Application Form and Terms & Conditions does not secure a place on the program, nor does it mean you are under obligation that your child attends the course you are inquiring about. It is simply the first step in the application process, so that we can give you precise program details and check program/accommodation availability. A contract is signed directly with the school, and a place is confirmed after a deposit or the whole course fee is settled. Please fill out and sign:
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The Verbalists Language Network is part of the PRODIREKT Education Group, which is a certified representative and partner of prestigious schools and colleges in world renowned university centers.
✅ When you enroll for foreign language study abroad with the Verbalists you are not only getting the expert advice, guidance and dependability of an accredited organization and a world-leading language network, but you also enjoy special privileges, such as:
- Expert and impartial advice, backed by 25+ years of experience
- scholarships offered only to PRODIREKT/Verbalists students and our International Ambassadors;
- special discounts – you often pay less than what a school charges for the same program;
- enrollment advantages – faster processing, lower or no deposits, no charge when you change your booking;
- priority in reserving your residential or homestay accommodation;
- less strict cancellation policy;
- free visa application assistance;
- travel and airport transfer arrangements;
- in case of many young learner programs and summer schools, guidance and care of our staff and experienced group leaders during the duration of a program.
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