Discovery Summer intensive English language courses

Global Young Leaders

ACS Cobham

Residential Summer Programme

12-16 years

22.5 hours' tuition per week

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ACS Cobham : 12-16 years : Global Young Leaders

A challenging and innovative programme to engage aspiring young leaders.

Global Young Leaders Levels

Levels: intermediate to advanced (CEFR B1 - C1)

29 June - 27 July 2019 (2 or 4 weeks)


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 offers 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 a flagship 500-seat theatre, drama studio, music rooms, an art state-of-the-art 500-seat theatre, drama and art studio and IT suites.

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


  • This blended programme of English, STEM, Young Entrepreneur and Presentation Skills/Debate encourages leadership and collaborative problem-solving - essential skills for success in the 21st century
  • Wide range of additional activities (Discovery Extra) broadens your horizons
  • Staff mentors help you identify your goals to meet personal targets
  • Large, modern campus with hotel standard en suite accommodation and outstanding facilities
  • Close to London - experience the best of Britain!
  • Lots of opportunities to experience British culture and speak English with our English Student Hosts.


  • This programme runs for 2 or 4 weeks (45 hours' tuition per 2 weeks).
  • You will study all four subjects over 2 weeks to broaden your skill set and to develop your leadership potential
  • Maximum class size: 15 international students
  • Classes are level-based. Students are split into groups to ensure a good nationality mix
  • Enrichment workshops e.g. code breaking enhance and complement the academic programme
  • Impressive campus used as an extension of the classroom e.g. pond dipping, stargazing, survival skills
  • Guest speakers (e.g. Science Demo Workshop) reinforce the importance of evidence-based thinking and decision-making.


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



  • 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

  • * STEM = Science,
    Engineering and Maths


  • Develop an entrepreneurial mindset and learn the important steps to become a confident young leader
  • Solve problems and devise creative solutions through the introduction of business projects


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

ACS Aerial Swimming pool En-suite bedrooms En-suite bedrooms Sports hall ACS Aerial Classes Athletics track Dining hall
ACS Cobham : Competition Class 25m Pool
ACS Cobham : Premium ensuite single or twin study bedrooms



  • The outstanding, newly-built/refurbished boarding houses are exceptional. All single and twin 'premium' study bedrooms have en suite facilities
  • 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).


Click here for 2019 dates and fees

ACS Cobham - Global Young Leaders (Residential)

Arrival date Departure date Room Size Weeks Fees
32 Sat 29 June Sat 13 July 1-2 2 £2860
33 Sat 29 June Sat 27 July 4 £5720
34 Sat 13 July Sat 27 July 2 £2860

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
  • Student folder, academic report, DS certificate and course photo
  • Participation of English Student Hosts who join in classes and activities
  • Full board residential accommodation
  • Transport and entry fees on all excursions and study visits
  • 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
  • Airport transfers on published arrival/departure days for flights arriving/departing between 09.00h-15.00h from/to Heathrow or Gatwick aiports, please click here for more information.

NOT included in the fees:

  • Transfers for those arriving outside our free scheduled times on arrival/departure dates
  • Courier fee (eg for visa invitation letter), if required, £50

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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