Ardingly College

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Ardingly College

West Sussex

College Rd, Ardingly, Haywards Heath RH17 6SQ

Stunning location surrounded by the beauty of the Sussex countryside, close proximity to the vibrancy of Brighton on the South Coast and the culture of London.

Start dates: 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, July & 6 August

Arrival/Departure day: Sunday/Sunday

Minimum Duration: 1 week

Age range: 12 – 17 years

Capacity: 170 students

Courses offered: General & Intensive English English PLUS Tennis

Nearest airport: Gatwick Airport - 13 miles

Heathrow Airport - 48 miles

Included in the programme: Full board 1 full day excursion and 1 half day excursion per week Daily activities

Excursions: Sightseeing trips to London, Brighton & Eastbourne

Not included in the programme: £55 Registration fee £35 Kosher diet supplement (per week)

Accommodation: Campus residence accommodation in twin or single shared bathroom

sports centre, playing fields & dance studio picturesque grounds & recreational spaces

info@bscyounglearners.com

NATIONALITIES
TOP 5

GENERAL ENGLISH

15 hours/week We use a special short course syllabus which covers all four core skills of reading, writing, speaking and listening through immersive activities and project work, with a particular emphasis on communicative elements. Lessons are interactive and engaging providing a natural platform for students to practise their English. Projects are designed to make the most of the wonderful surroundings of our campuses as well as maximise opportunities for students to produce language and interact with authentic English. A focus on student needs and emergent language are intrinsic to our philosophy. Our aim is to improve students’ confidence as quickly as possible whilst encouraging the accurate production of language through grammar.

INTENSIVE ENGLISH

23 hours/week

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Accommodation

Course Details
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Student Welfare • Supervision ratio 1:15 off campus / 1:20 on campus • Unaccompanied minor service (extra cost) • Airport meet and greet Police background checks on all staff • Mentor for individual students • Single or twin with shared bathrooms • Communal space in each house • Room furniture includes a wardrobe, desk, chair and cupboard • Free laundry service • WiFi throughout • Meals are served in college canteen • Refundable £60 damage deposit may be charged upon arrival • Residential team available 24h a day • Bed linen provided • Bathroom ratio: 1 to 10 • Rooms cleaned once a week Learning information Pre-course online placement test • Maximum class size: 15 • Multi-national classes • Use of academic course book and additional materials • Project based tasks and cultural input Teachers hold CELTA or equivalent qualifications • Classes allocated according to age and level • End of course certificate
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focus in on students wants and needs. Intensive English classes will be interactive, fun and lively. This course is designed for students who are determined to improve their English quickly and still enjoy most of the exciting social activities. ENGLISH PLUS TENNIS* 23
tennis option includes three afternoon sessions each week with students having structured tennis coaching by qualified Lawn Tennis Association (LTA) instructors. *Students will need to bring appropriate footwear
Options Students will have their meals on campus. Campus also has a Café with tuck shop Breakfast Continental breakfast. Selection of cereals, toast, juices and fruit. Lunch Two choices, including vegetarian option, soup, pasta and jacket potato. Salad bar and fresh fruit selection also available. Dinner Two courses, including vegetarian option. Salad bar and fresh fruit selection also available. Please let us know about any other dietary requirements before you arrive. Activities & Excursions ACTIVITIES Indoor sports: Swimming, basketball, football and tennis. Outdoor sports: Football, volleyball and team games. Arts and crafts • Drama • Treasure hunts • Music • ‘Getting to know you‘ activities • Quiz night • Talent shows SAMPLE EXCURSIONS Brighton Sightseeing of famous landmarks, Royal Pavillion and British seaside town Oxford Full-day excursion to Oxford with Oxford University visit included. London Royal walking tour, Sightseeing of famous landmarks and museums Half-day excursions Lewes, Chichester, Seven Sisters Optional excursions Stratford-upon-Avon, Salisbury with Stonehenge and Warwick with Castle, punting in Oxford BSC Young Learners provide an enriching excursion program, where students will be given the opportunity to enjoy unsupervised time within some of the most culturally vibrant locations in their course town. Prior to each excursion students will receive clear instructions and guidance on how to stay safe in the allocated free time area. For more information, please refer to our website.
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General & Intensive English

Perfect for students who want to improve their English, make new friends and discover the UK.

Our General English and Intensive English programmes give students confidence and accuracy when reading, writing, speaking and listening in English. Lessons involve a combination of project work and activities that provide a natural platform to practise English in different situations. Our aim is to provide a fun, engaging environment where students enjoy themselves while they learn.

Course Aims

On completion of this course, students will:

• Have developed their language skills through practical activities and discussions.

• Have developed their creativity and problem- solving skills.

• Have a deeper understanding of the English culture.

• Have experience working on projects in small groups.

• Have improved their digital competency in the context of project work.

• Be more confident in speaking English.

• Have met and learned from English native-level speakers.

• Have their English level assessed by the BSC level test.

• Be a more independent learner and global citizen.

• Have had a transformational learning experience and developed skills for life.

Course Outcomes

• Develop English language skills through practical activities

• Be more confident in speaking English

• End of course certificate with language level

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Experienced Teachers

What’s Included

Nationality Mix

Skills BSC courses are designed to improve 'soft skills' – the key abilities employers look for, such as time management, communication skills and teamwork
All of our teachers are CELTA qualified or equivalent with years of experience supporting students.
In 2022 we welcomed students from over 75 countries. When Young Learners choose BSC they make friends from all over the world.
Online pre-course level test
English language tuition
General English in the mornings, activities or intensive lessons in the afternoons
Leisure activities in evenings
One full day excursion, one half day excursion
Minimum level of English: A1/ Beginner Minimum Age: 12 General English: 15 hours per week Intensive English: 23 hours per week Start dates: 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, July & 6 August Minimum Duration: 1 week One week sample timetable Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday 7.30 Breakfast 9.00 Student arrivals and activities at the college General English General English General English General English General English Team Building Challenges 11.00 Break Break Break Break Break 11.30 General English General English General English General English General English 12.30 Lunch Lunch Lunch Lunch Lunch 14.00 Intensive English OR Activities: sports, arts, drama Intensive English OR Activities: sports, arts, drama Intensive English OR Activities: sports, arts, drama Half day trip to Castle Howard & Gardens Intensive Englis OR Activities: sports, arts, drama 16.00 Break Break Break Break 16.30 Activities: sports, arts, drama Rounders, Golf, Tennis or Archery Activities: sports, arts, drama Activities: sports, arts, drama 18.00 Dinner 19.30 ‘Get to know you’ activities Building Challenge Fashion Show / Night Line Course Murder Mystery Games night International Night / Night Line Course Disco 21.30 Roll Call 22.30 Lights Out Please note: Programme content varies by course
End of course certificate with language level Key Facts

English Plus Tennis

This is the ideal programme for students wanting to combine professional tennis coaching with English tuition

Our English plus Tennis course is open to boys and girls aged 12-17 of all tennis playing abilities.

Students will receive General English in morning lessons for 15 hours per week with a great mixture of International students from other courses followed by expert tennis coaching sessions from the Lawn Tennis Association (LTA) for a further 6 hours in the afternoons.

Course Aims

On completion of this course, students will:

• Have developed their language skills through in class English lessons and practical tennis sessions.

• Have a deeper understanding of the day-to-day life of a tennis player and the different tactics required to play on different surfaces.

• Developed a greater confidence to follow instructions by trained professional tennis coaches.

• Have experience working individually and in small groups.

• Have a greater confidence playing tennis and progressed onto a playing ability.

• Be more confident in speaking English.

• Have met and learned from English native-level speakers.

• Have their English level assessed by the BSC YL level test.

• Become a more independent learner.

• Have had a transformational learning experience.

Course Outcomes

• Improve general English skills

• Learn and develop greater confidence playing tennis under the guidance of LTA Level 4 professional coaches

• Be able to adapt to playing on different tennis surfaces such as clay courts, Indoor Plexipave courts and outdoor ‘hard’ courts

• Develop an understanding of the fitness and required to become a professional tennis player

Small Tennis Class Sizes

Experienced Educators

Nationality Mix

These courses focus on small classes to ensure that students are given specialist attention and support from LTA, level 4 coaches.
All of our teachers are CELTA qualified and all of our tennis coaches are experienced to train beginners and experienced tennis players.
In 2022 we welcomed students from over 75 countries. When Young Learners choose BSC they make friends from all over the world. Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday 7.30 Breakfast 9.00 Student arrivals and activities at the college Sports Education English Lesson Sports Education English Lesson Sports Education English Lesson Sports Education English Lesson Sports Education English Lesson Full day trip to London with walking tour & London Eye Optional additional - London River Cruise 11.00 Break Break Break Break Break 11.30 Sports Education English Lesson Sports Education English Lesson Sports Education English Lesson Sports Education English Lesson Sports Education English Lesson 12.30 Lunch Lunch Lunch Lunch Lunch 14.00 Tennis Activities: sports, arts, drama Tennis Half day trip to Castle Howard & Gardens Tennis 16.00 Break Break Break Break 16.30 Tennis Rounders, Golf, Tennis or Archery Tennis Tennis 18.00 Dinner 19.30 ‘Get to know you’ activities Building Challenge Fashion Show Murder Mystery Games night International Night Disco 21.30 Roll Call 22.30 Lights Out Please note: Programme content varies by course One week sample timetable What’s Included • English language tuition • Pre-course online level test • Coaching sessions begin with warm-up and stretching exercises, and cover a range of skills • Leisure activities in evenings • One full day excursion, one half day excursion • End of course certificate with language level Key Facts Minimum level of English: A1/ Beginner Minimum Age: 12 Lessons: 15h General English + 6h Tennis coaching Start dates: 2, 9, 16, July Facilities: 6 tennis courts, two all-weather pitches

GET IN TOUCH

To enquire or book a course email info@bscyounglearners.com or visit our website british-study.com/en/learners/young-learners/