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Discovery Summer intensive English language courses

English language summer course in London for families


London - Collingham

English language day courses

Juniors: 5-17 years

Teens: 13-17 years

Adults: 18+ years


15 hours' tuition per week

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One-to-one tuition


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Teens : Full Day

LONDON - COLLINGHAM: Juniors 5-17 years, Teens 13-17 years, Adults 18+

Our popular London day courses are designed for families visiting London. Some parents choose to study, others choose to enjoy free time to explore London.

Courses start each Monday from late June to early August. You can study for between 1-7 weeks. Adults and children are taught in separate classes.

Written placement tests are carried out on-line before arrival. An end-of-course report, Discovery Summer certificate and class photo are presented when you leave.

NEW - Optional weekly afternoon family event (at small extra cost). Click here for sample programme.

25 June - 10 August 2018 (1 - 7 weeks)


The college, Collingham, is in an impressive building on six floors, 5 minutes' walk from Gloucester Road and Earl's Court Underground stations. It is in a safe residential area.

WiFi available.

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JUNIORS + TEENS (5*-17 years) HALF DAY

Levels: beginner* to advanced (CEF A1 - C1)

London Junior Levels

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  • 15 hours' tuition per week (09:00 -12:30h or 13:30 -17:00h - including 30 mins' breaks) Monday to Friday
  • Maximum class size: 12* students
  • Classes are task-based
  • A highlight of the week is the study visit with your teacher to one of the Kensington museums (Science, Natural History, V&A) a 20-25 minute walk away
  • 5-6 year olds are only accepted if their parent/guardian is studying with us or stays at the College until their child is settled. They do not visit the museums, instead they'll be learning English through fun activities on site
  • A little homework is set each day.

Beginners' classes are offered for children up to the age of 10 only.

*In exceptional cases, in order to place students at their correct level, maximum class size may be exceeded.

TEENS (13-17 years) FULL DAY

Levels: elementary to advanced (CEF A2 - C1)

London Adult Levels

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  • Teens have the option to take part in a full day programme 09:00-17:00h which includes English classes in the morning, afternoon activities and excursions
  • EXPLORE LONDON: On three afternoons per week you'll explore London with your teacher to visit famous sights and hidden historical landmarks e.g. The Shard, guided tour of the Houses of Parliament, National Portrait Gallery
  • On two afternoons per week you'll enjoy activities on site e.g. art & design, researching hidden London and creating an historic London timeline
  • You bring a packed lunch/drink every day and a Zone 1 Travel/Oyster Card.

ADULTS (18+ years)

Levels: beginners to advanced (CEF A1 - C1)

London Adult Levels

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  • 15 hours' tuition per week (09:00 -12:30h or 13:30 -17:00h - including 30 mins' breaks) Monday to Friday
  • A needs analysis is carried out before the course
  • Maximum class size: 10* students
  • Classes are lively and fun whilst covering grammar, reading, writing, speaking, listening and pronunciation. There is an emphasis on spoken communication and a focus on real world day-to-day topics.
  • Relax in our cafe at break-times with other international students
  • WiFi available
  • NEW - Optional weekly afternoon family event (at small extra cost). Click here for sample programme.
  • NB: We regret we cannot accept very advanced level students on this programme.

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


1:1 classes are offered, subject to availability. Minimum 1 hour, max 3 hours per day. Tailor-made classes cover general English, business English, exam preparation etc. as required. £60 per hour.


Most junior students live with their family in London who accompany them to and from the school. For families visiting London please see our Accommodation List 2018 for details of suggested hotels and apartments. We recommend you book as early as possible.


Click here for 2018 dates and fees

Collingham : Juniors (5*-17), Teens (13-17) + Adults (18+)

Arrival dates Departure dates
Monday 25 June 2018 Friday 29 June 2018
Monday 2 July 2018 Friday 6 July 2018
Monday 9 July 2018 Friday 13 July 2018
Monday 16 July 2018 Friday 20 July 2018
Monday 23 July 2018 Friday 27 July 2018
Monday 30 July 2018 Friday 3 August 2018
Monday 6 August 2018 Friday 10 August 2018

Students can study for 1-7 weeks


Juniors + Teens Teens (13-17) Adults
335 GBP per week 695 GBP per week 380 GBP per week

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

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