Junior Course information • • •
Juniors must be a minimum of 13 years old. All students aged 13-15 years must be booked on a Junior Course. Lunch and single and return transfers are compulsory. Students aged 16 years old can be booked onto a Junior Course but they will be subject to the same supervision and curfew rules as other juniors. In exceptional circumstances we may accept 17 year olds on junior courses if they are part of junior groups. Any 16-17 year olds who want to change from a junior course to an adult course must have the written permission of their parents and the course change can only be authorised by the School Director.
EF Cambridge Junior courses We have junior intakes January- February and June-August for individuals Closed groups are welcome year-round. 4th July 2011 â€“ 27 August 2011 We have a separate junior school. The Clare College Colony, Chesterton Lane Cambridge Some groups may study at the year-round school depending on classroom availabilty.
Junior Course information •
A Junior Course consists of 20 lessons per week. These are timetabled in the morning and afternoon (No iLabs or SPINS.)
• Accommodation available in homestay twin room or Clare College residence (please see separate residence information on globalnet.) • Internet access, free access to Efekta ilab and progress tracker. • Course certificate and EFCELT report.
EF Cambridge – Junior Activities Activities included in the junior course (The fun package) • One EF London trip = a full day excursion to London (This is automatically included in the course price for all junior students) • One fun activity per week chosen from the following; bowling, EF dance, EF’s got talent, Clare College Disco (included) • Daily supervised activities (please see next slide.)
Juniors; free daily supervised activities • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • •
Park games (Apr-Sept) Mini Olympics Table tennis competition Museum tours University tours Treasure Hunt Shopping Arts and crafts Fun quiz T-shirt and face painting Fashion show Punting Film afternoon International day Evening themed discos and karaoke Egg drop and tower building Crazy photo Experience the courts Journalism Picnic in the park
Optional Junior Discovery Packs Advised for 3 and 4 week courses Discovery City Pack 2 excursions for £60
•Oxford with Christchurch College plus •Bath & Stonehenge Additional excursions groups can pre-book (prices on request). Individuals can buy at the centre
•Stratford and Warwick Castle •Brighton & Royal Pavilion •Canterbury and Leeds Castle •Alton Towers (theme park) •London West End musicals •Paintball
Junior Groups; excursions which can be prebooked. Individuals can buy at school. £39.00 • Alton Towers or Thorpe Park theme park £31.00 • London with Madame Tussauds, London Eye or Tower of London £16.00 (half day) • Ely Cathedral • Norwich Castle • Peterborough roller skating
Optional activities which junior groups can pre-book. Individuals can buy at school. Cinema Salsa Lessons Ghost tour 5 a side football Swimming Pizza Hut buffet party Build a bear party
£7 £6 £14 £7.50 £6 £8 £15
Note one of the following activities is included each week so do not duplicate Bowling per game Punting College tour Tea and scones Countryside bike ride •
£5 £5 £5 £6 £6
Example of a junior schedule Time
One of; Fun quiz, EF dance, Tower building, bin bag fashion show
One of; Park games, arts and crafts, EF Olympics
One of; Bowling, punting, Experience the courts
One of; Cambridge College visit, museum tour, Botanical Gardens
Break 10.35 11.55
One of; Crazy photo, picnic in the park Break 14.20 15.40
Example of a junior schedule Time
If juniors donâ€™t want to return to host family or residence immediately they are allowed free time eg to walk to local shops, or play sports with friends. In summer there is often an EF activity at 5pm such as the social room games or karaoke.
Compulsory dinner with host family or at residence Optional evening activity begins:
Free; Ping pong, badminton, Games, Film Night ÂŁ3+ per activity; e.g. Cinema, Salsa, Pizza Hut buffet etc. Students not on an evening activity are supervised by their host family or residence staff. If students want free time they must ask for permission to go out unsupervised e.g. to see an early film at the cinema, walk to local shops or play sports with friends. They are not allowed to leave the local area. Parents can forbid a student from going out unsupervised if communicated in writing.
CURFEW TIME. Students must be back at their Host Family or Residence.
Typical junior schedule Saturdays â€˘
Attendance of an excursion or activity is compulsory. All students will receive their inclusive London excursion and many students will have pre-booked additional discovery packs. Students with an empty schedule can buy an excursion in the activities office or alternatively join a supervised EF activity in Cambridge.
If students do not have a pre-booked excursion they can buy one in the activities office. Alternatively they can have a free day in Cambridge with their host family or residence supervisor. If students want to go out unsupervised they must ask for permission and give details of where they are going and with whom they are going with.
EF Cambridge – Summer Junior Centre • • • • • • • • • •
Clare College Colony is part of the University of Cambridge The buildings are full of character and history. Clare College has its own residence buildings on the same site Accommodation in twins/triples in various buildings on the site Extensive outside area for games and relaxation Situated on an excellent bus route for easy travel to and from host families. A short bus journey from your host families to the school - approx 30 minutes. Buses every 10 minutes. Weekly bus ticket from £11.50. 5 minutes walk to the park, 7 minutes walk to the city centre.