Discovery Summer intensive English language courses

English language course + Multi-Activity


Residential English Language Summer Course

Teens 14-17 years

Juniors 11-14 years

22.5 hours' tuition per week

See also:

How we teach English

Trinity Exam in Spoken English

Special sports options

Sports and activities

Sample Timetable

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Radley Teens Timetable

Radley Juniors Timetable

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JUNIORS (11 - 14 years) | TEENS (14 - 17 years)

Radley Levels

Levels: elementary to proficiency (CEF A2 - C2)

5 July - 9 August 2017 (2, 3 or 4 weeks)


The Radley campus is outstanding and close to Oxford

Radley College, one of Britain's leading independent schools, was founded in 1847. It is situated in Radley village, 8km south of Oxford, 3km north of Abingdon and just over an hour by road or rail from London. The nearest airport is London Heathrow.

The campus, set in 325 hectares of parkland, is welcoming and completely self-contained. The facilities for study and recreation are absolutely first-rate. Sporting facilities include football, rugby and cricket pitches, athletics track, 16 tennis courts (hard and astroturf), a Real Tennis court, squash courts, indoor swimming/diving pool and sports hall. There is also a new drama theatre, a DVD 'cinema' and large IT suites.

We offer an intensive, truly multi-national programme and a chance to meet English children.

(Teens + Juniors)

  • Teens and Juniors are taught separately
  • Maximum class size: 12* international students
  • 30 lessons of average 45 minutes (22.5 hours per week) including English Skills and English Workshops. For more information see How we teach English
  • Stimulating classes for advanced levels to encourage independent thinking, opinion forming and develop public speaking skills
  • Click here for a sample timetable
  • The Trinity Exam in Spoken English is offered (weeks 2,3, 4 and 5). It is optional, but highly recommended
  • TEENS - Range of academically challenging workshops (e.g. Great Debate, Aerodynamics, IELTS) as well as creative workshops (e.g. Musical Theatre, Fashion, Coding)
  • JUNIORS - English Workshops include Board Game Design, making a Silent Movie, Cookery, Animation
  • High Level classes offered High Level

*In exceptional circumstances, where levels dictate, this may be marginally exceeded.

(Teens + Juniors)

  • A wide variety of sports and activities offered 7 days a week
  • Separate programme for Teens and Juniors. There will be some joint activities so that brothers/sisters and friends can meet
  • TEENS - Afternoon activities include traditional sports (e.g. football, tennis, basketball), arts and crafts as well as fitness, dance/aerobics, archery, and racquet sports (including Real Tennis, squash, fives)
  • TEENS - Special weekly events for 16+ years (optional) include late evening programme (e.g. karaoke, movies and extra accompanied Oxford visit).
  • TEENS - Develop your leadership skills by being elected onto our Student Council
  • JUNIORS - Exciting activities ('quidditch', English fete, circus skills, treasure hunt).
  • 2 full day excursions per week e.g. Thorpe Park, London (London Eye, Westminster, museums, a West End musical, London Dungeons), Oxford (College tour, punting), Bristol (Science Centre, SS Great Britain), Harry Potter Experience, Birmingham (Sea Life Centre)
  • Student Hosts
  • Special Sports Options - Horse-riding and Tennis (at extra cost)
  • Plus: Lots of opportunities to practise English with our Resident English Student Hosts.

*In exceptional circumstances, where levels dictate, this may be marginally exceeded.


  • Teens and Juniors are accommodated separately
  • JUNIORS - High level of pastoral care with close supervision as appropriate for this age group
  • Radley has both new and historic boarding houses with single study bedrooms with washbasins. Some single cubicles (partitioned dormitories) with washbasins are also available
  • Common rooms with e.g. TV, DVD, pool, table tennis
  • Close supervision by our resident staff
  • Full board
  • Find out more about Welfare and Accommodation
  • WiFi available (at specific times).


Click here for 2017 dates and fees

Radley - English + Multi-Activity Residential

Arrival date Departure date Room Size Weeks Fees
13J / 13T Weds 5 July Weds 19 July 1* 2 £2600
14J / 14T Weds 5 July Weds 26 July 3 £3900
15J / 15T Weds 5 July Weds 2 Aug 4 £5200
16J / 16T Weds 12 July Weds 26 July 2 £2600
17J / 17T Weds 12 July Weds 2 Aug 3 £3900
18J / 18T Weds 12 July Weds 09 Aug 4 £5200
19J / 19T Weds 19 July Weds 2 Aug 2 £2600
20J / 20T Weds 19 July Weds 09 Aug 3 £3900
21J / 21T Weds 26 July Weds 09 Aug 2 £2600

5% discount Family discounts:
If two or more members of one family book together we offer a 5% discount on each booking

Click here to see what is included in the fees

Included in the fees:

  • All tuition
  • Course materials, end of course report, certificate and course photo
  • Participation of English Student Hosts who join in classes and activities
  • Full board residential accommodation
  • 2 full-day excursions per week
  • Varied daily programme to cater for all interests and abilities
  • Close supervision by our resident staff
  • Personal laundry for machine washable clothes
  • Medical and travel insurance from departure in home country to return home after course
  • Airport transfers on published arrival/departure days for flights arriving/departing between 09.00h-15.00h from/to Heathrow aiport, please click here for more information.

NOT included in the fees:

Click here for Special Sports and Trinity exam option prices


Tennis: £90 per week
Group sessions, led by professionally qualified coaches, are offered on two afternoons per week. Minimum booking: one week. All the basic skills are coached and practice matches arranged. All levels.


Horse riding: £80 per week
The riding stables are BHS approved and have excellent facilities including indoor and/or outdoor training. Protective hats and boots are provided. One afternoon per week. Minimum booking: one week. Beginner to intermediate levels.


Trinity exam in spoken English: £80
Oral exam offered at 12 levels, see here for more information.

Airport Transfers

Have a look at our Dates and Fees page for more information and click Book Now to make a booking.



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