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ACTVITY PROGRAMME



Basketball

Drumming

Radley Archery Marymoutn Excursions Radley Punting Quidditch Warner Bors. Studio Tour
Excursion to Buckingham Palace


ACTIVITY PROGRAMME

You’ll be amazed at the range of activities, sports and entertainments we offer! Some are challenging, some teach you new skills, some are simply fun.


Have a look at a sample timetable and details of what we offer at each centre.


AFTERNOON ACTIVITIES

The afternoon programme is divided into multi-activities and clubs. Each day, you'll choose from a range of multi-activity sessions e.g. arts & crafts, cooking, IT - and a range of different sports. See our activity grid for the list of some of the activities offered at each centre. Some such as archery, circus skills, drumming, samba and steel pans are truly awesome!

Club sessions are chosen at the beginning of your week and take place more than once a week. Options include e.g. Racquets Club which may include tennis, squash, fives and even real tennis. Whatever you choose, you'll improve your skills as you'll have had more time to practise.

We also offer special events in the afternoon or evening e.g. archery, bodyzorbing, ceilidhs (traditional dancing), circus skills, carnival dance workshop, carnival drumming workshop, pool party.


SPECIAL SPORTS OPTIONS

Special Sports Options (Horse-riding, Tennis) are offered on one or two afternoons a week at Marymount, Radley and Woldingham. They are optional and at extra cost. You'll be taught in groups by professional trainers/coaches. Click here for full details.


EXCURSIONS

In 2018 we have an amazing range of excursions on offer! Have fun with your new friends at theme parks, West End musicals, zoos and the London Eye. Learn more about British culture and explore historic cities, famous university colleges, castles, museums, galleries, contemporary landmarks and more! All tickets/entrance fees are included.

Before excursions you'll research your destinations in class. Small tasks may be set whilst you're out and about (e.g. a photographic scavenger hunt) to help you get the most out of your trips.

Thorpe Park


THORPE PARK Resort is an amazing theme park with over 30 thrilling rides, attractions and live events for everyone to enjoy.

Offered:
Radley Teens - week 4.
Radley Juniors - week 4.
ACS Cobham - week 3.




Warner Bros. Studio Tour (Harry Potter)


Discover the magic of Harry Potter. Go behind the scenes of the Harry Potter film series, located at the studios where it all began.

Offered:
Radley Teens - week 4.

Legoland


LEGOLAND Windsor has over 55 interactive rides, attractions, live shows, building workshops and driving schools, not to mention a staggering 55 million LEGO bricks, all set in 150 acres of beautiful parkland.

Offered: Marymount - week 2.
Woldingham - week 1.


London


This year our excursion programme in London is better than ever. There will be trips to West End musicals, the London Eye, the Tower of London, Greenwich, Westminster, Trafalgar Square...plus the amazing shopping opportunities in Covent Garden, Hamleys and on Oxford Street!

Offered:
Radley Juniors/Teens - weeks 1, 2, 3 and 5.
ACS Cobham - weeks 1, 2 and 4.
Marymount - weeks 1, 3 and 5.
Woldingham - weeks 1, 2 and 4.
Winchester - all weeks.


Hampton Court Palace


Hampton Court Palace was home to King Henry VIII but is now open for the public to explore. Apart from the palace and gardens you can also explore the maze, the historic real tennis and the huge grape vine, the largest in the world! There are lots of great activities such as chocolate making, jousting, and outdoor games to try.

Offered:
Marymount - week 4.
Woldingham - week 3.
ACS Cobham - week 3.

Oxford


Exlore Oxford on a guided tour of this beautiful university city and visit some of the most historic, interesting and stunning sights. You may also go punting, visit the Ashmolean Museum or a university college such as New College.

Offered:
Radley Juniors/Teens - week 1.
ACS Cobham - week 1.
Winchester - week 1.


Warwick Castle


Warwick Castle is more than 1,100 years old. You will be able to visit the castle may have the chance to watch jousting, archery or the birds of prey display.

Offered:
Radley Juniors - week 4.
Radley Teens - week 2.

Drayton Manor


Drayton Manor has something for everyone with over 40 rollercoasters and rides, a zoo, crazy golf, dinosaur trail and much more.

Offered: Shrewsbury - week 1.




Liverpool


Liverpool is not only the second largest seaport in Britain, but also the birthplace of one of Britain’s greatest bands, The Beatles. You'll get the chance to explore The Beatles Story, an immersive exhibition about the band’s rise to fame and fortune. You may also visit the innovative Tate Liverpool art gallery and Liverpool’s spectacular cathedral.

Offered: Shrewsbury - week 3.






Bristol


Bristol is an interesting, historic city which is also home to the well-known graffiti artist Banksy. You may go on a Bristol Street Art Tour, visit the AT Science Centre, walk around the vibrant dockside and visit the excellent shopping district.

Offered: Radley Juniors/Teens - week 3.
ACS Cobham - week 4.
Winchester - week 2.






EVENING ACTIVITIES

Each evening we organise one or two events. Most evening activities involve all the students. Here are a few examples:

  • British garden fete
  • Ceilidhs (traditional dancing)
  • Discos
  • Fancy dress parties
  • Film evenings
  • Geocaching (GPS treasure hunt)
  • Murder mysteries
  • Nature walks
  • Record breakers
  • Student performances
  • Survival skills
  • Talent shows
  • Team challenges
  • Traditional British games
Ceilidh
Disco
Casino Night
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Mission Impossible
English Student Hosts at Talent Show
Croquet


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