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12-16 years : Global Young Leaders


A challenging and innovative programme to engage aspiring young leaders.

LEVELS


Cobham Levels

Intermediate to advanced
(CEFR B1 - C1)


DATES



27 June - 25 July 2020 (2 or 4 weeks)


22.5 hours

ACS COBHAM

ACS Cobham is located on a private estate, 24km from central London, surrounded by beautiful countryside, while close to all the attractions of London. This impressive international school sits within a secure 50-hectare campus with excellent facilities for study, creative activities and recreation. The boarding houses offer accommodation of hotel standard. Heathrow and Gatwick airports are 45 minutes away.

The outstanding sporting facilities include an impressive indoor 25m 6-lane swimming pool, a first-rate sports hall, a dance studio, a modern gym, an Olympic-sized athletics track, football pitches and 6 all-weather tennis courts. There is also a state-of the-art 500-seat theatre, drama and art studio and IT suites.

Aerial view of ACS Cobham
Swimming pool
Athletics track
Teaching block

WHY CHOOSE THIS PROGRAMME?

  • A challenging and innovative programme to engage aspiring young leaders
  • Study four subjects to broaden your skills set and develop your leadership potential
  • Individual staff mentors help you work towards your personal goals

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GLOBAL YOUNG LEADERS

Lots of opportunities to
experience British culture
and speak English with our
English Student Hosts! Free airport transfers from Heathrow and Gatwick

ACADEMIC PROGRAMME

  • This blended programme of English, STEM, Young Entrepreneur and Presentation Skills encourages leadership and collaborative problem-solving - essential 21st century life skills
  • This programme runs for 2 or 4 weeks (45 hours' tuition per 2 weeks)
  • You study all four subjects over 2 weeks to broaden your skill set and to develop your leadership potential
  • Maximum class size 15 international students
  • Students are placed into classes by level, age and nationality
  • Enrichment workshops enhance and complement the academic programme
  • Guest speakers (e.g. Science Demo Workshop).
English Skills
English Skills
Science of potion making
STEM
STEM
Presentation Skills
Presentation Skills
Young Entrepreneur
Young Entrepreneur

SPECIAL SPORTS OPTION

Horse-riding

Horse riding

Professionally instructed extra sports options, 2 sessions per week
Up to 2 hours per session

Horse-riding: £160/week
Off site | All levels | Small Groups

English

Apply language to real world situations - analyse and debate current issues (e.g. DNA editing, fake news)

  • Improve core skills and technical accuracy
  • Enhance fluency through stimulating, collaborative sessions
  • All tasks stretch and challenge

22.5 hours



Presentation Skills

Choose a topic that ignites your interest and develop a persuasive presentation

  • Learn how to present before an audience - engage, inspire and persuade
  • Explore a range of practical techniques and develop your confidence

6 hours




Young Entrepreneur

Develop an entrepreneurial mindset and learn the important steps to become a confident young leader

  • Develop a concept, research your market, create and present your product
  • Solve problems and devise creative solutions through the introduction of business projects

6 hours



STEM

Use scientific and mathematical knowledge to design, evaluate and make a 'mechanical device'

  • Conduct basic experiments in a science laboratory - evaluate evidence, think logically and solve real-world problems
  • Collaborate on practical tasks. Projects integrate science, technology, engineering and maths

6 hours








MENTORING

Students are assigned a staff 'mentor' who will help them to identify and meet their personal goals.

Students are encouraged to attend a wide range of 'Discovery Extra' sessions based on eight traits of a leader to help them realise their ambitions.



DISCOVERY EXTRA

These options are included in the fees. They are run after class and vary day to day.

Cobham Extra, Codebreaking, Nature Walk, Cooking, Science of cooking, Debating, Treasure hunt, University applications, Geocaching, Fitness & wellbeing, Nutrition, Conversation club, Baking, Model UN, Creative writing, Riddles, Dance, Careers day, Chess, Drama games, Small space design, Flower pressing, Pond dipping, Survival skills, Mindfulness

ACTIVITY PROGRAMME

  • A wide range of activities is offered each week on Cobham's amazing campus! Choose from sports, art and design activities, team games and weekly campus challenges
  • 2 excursions each week e.g. London (Thames river cruise, West End musical), Hampton Court Palace, Oxford (guided walking tour, museums, punting), Thorpe Park, Brighton.
  • PLUS: Lots of opportunities to practise English with our English Student Hosts.


Sports hall
Basketball
Tennis
Yoga
West End Musical
Nature walk
DS Extra

ACCOMMODATION AND SUPERVISION

  • The newly-built boarding house is exceptional. All study bedrooms have en suite facilities. Younger students accommodated in twin rooms
  • Spacious and light common areas; ideal for relaxed house evenings
  • Safe campus with security gate and 24hr guard
  • Close supervision by our resident staff
  • Full board
  • WiFi available (at specific times).



Premium en-suite bedroom
Dining hall
Boarding house relaxtion area
Art room
Group photo
Boarding house relaxtion area
Theatre

DATES & FEES 2020

Dates & Fees 2020
Course No. Arrival Date Departure Date Weeks Fees
39 Sat 27 June Sat 11 July 2 £3000
40 Sat 27 June Sat 25 July 4 £6000
41 Sat 11 July Sat 25 July 2 £3000

Room size: 1-2* | Hours' tuition/week: 22.5 | Max. class size: 15

* Younger students accomodated in twin rooms

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LEVEL CHECK

The Global Young Leaders programme is designed for students who already have at least Intermediate (B1) level of English.

If you want to check your level before booking, take our quick online level check test.

Our Academic team will then notify you with the results and if the course would be suitable or other options we can offer.