Discovery Summer intensive English language courses

English language course + Multi-Activity


Residential English Language Summer Course

11-16 years

21 hours' tuition per week

See also:

How we teach English

Trinity Exam in Spoken English

Sports and activities

Sample Timetable

Teambuilding summer camp

Swimming Pool

Football coaching

Shresbury students




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SHREWSBURY : 11-16 years : English + Multi-Activity

Shrewsbury has a magnificent campus with first-rate facilities for study, recreation and sports.

Shrewsbury CEF Levels

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

*Under 14 years only

3 July - 31 July 2019 (2, 3 or 4 weeks)


Shrewsbury is well-known as a traditional independent school. It was founded in 1552 and has Charles Darwin amongst its famous 'old boys'. It is situated across the River Severn from the thriving market town of Shrewsbury. Manchester and Birmingham airports are approximately 1.5 hours by road; London Heathrow approximately 3-4 hours.

It has a very fine campus with both traditional and modern buildings. Facilities for study and recreation include IT suites, a theatre and assembly hall. The school's impressive sporting facilities include numerous football pitches, an astroturf, tennis, squash and fives courts, an indoor sports hall and a 25m 6-lane swimming pool.

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


  • 21 hours' per week including English Skills, English Workshops and end of week presentations
  • For more information see How we teach English
  • English Workshops e.g. British Quiz, Darwin's World, Debate, Robot Design, Recycled Art
  • 'Active English' takes you out of the classroom and teaches you new skills e.g. explore British History in Shrewsbury town, discuss British humour with local residents
  • Maximum class size: 12* international students
  • The Trinity Exam in Spoken English is offered on 16 and 30 July. It is optional, but highly recommended
  • Challenging activities related to team-building and leadership skills, designed to develop confidence, decision making and communication skills
  • Full and varied afternoon and evening programme
  • Student Hosts
  • 1 full-day and 1 half-day excursion per week e.g. Birmingham (Sea Life, Science Centre), Chester, Drayton Manor Theme Park, Liverpool (Beatles museum, World museum), Manchester (Science & Industry Museum, Trafford Centre)
  • Weekly house nights offer you the chance to relax with your new friends or take part in conversation clubs
  • Plus: Lots of opportunities to experience British culture and speak English with our English Student Hosts.

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


  • Shrewsbury has both traditional and modern boarding houses with 1-5 bedded rooms
  • Some girls' rooms have ensuite facilities
  • Common rooms with e.g. TV, DVD, pool table, 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 2019 dates and fees

Shrewsbury - English + Multi-Activity Residential

Arrival date Departure date Room size Weeks Fees
22 Weds 3 July Weds 17 July 1-5 2 £2600
23 Weds 3 July Weds 24 July 3 £3900
24 Weds 3 July Weds 31 July 4 £5200
25 Weds 10 July Weds 31 July 3 £3900
26 Weds 17 July Weds 31 July 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
  • 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
  • Return airport transfers on published arrival/departure days for flights arriving/departing between 09.00h-15.00h from/to Heathrow, Manchester or Birmingham aiports, please click here for more information.

NOT included in the fees:

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

Click here for the Trinity exam option price


Trinity Exam in Spoken English: £95
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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