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Residential Summer Centre 2021

Central London (South Bank), UK Our Central London Residential Summer Centre is based at London’s South Bank University. Enjoying a superb location right in the heart of the city, it offers modern facilities and single en suite accommodation with spectacular views of the Shard and the London Eye.

Course offered Summer Course This course is the perfect choice for juniors and teenagers who would like to spend time in the heart of the city of London. With a fantastic location, close to Big Ben and the London Eye, students enjoy daily excursions to the city’s main attractions.

Key information Summer Course length: 2 – 4 weeks Start dates: 23*, 30 June, 7, 14, 21, 28 July, 4* & 11* Aug Wednesday arrive/Wednesday depart *1-week bookings are accepted on 23 June, 4 & 11 Aug Course ends: 18 August Lessons: 15 hours of English lessons per week Minimum age – maximum age: 13 – 17 Maximum class size: 15 Minimum entry level: Beginner

Discover London This programme offers students aged 16+ the chance to spend an unforgettable summer vacation living and learning in London. You’ll be based at the superb central location of South Bank University with easy access to all the sights plus amazing views of the London Eye and Shard. Facilities are modern and well-equipped and include single en suite bedrooms.

Key information Summer Course length: 2 – 4 weeks Start dates: 23*, 30 June, 7, 14, 21, 28 July, 4* & 11* Aug Wednesday arrive/Wednesday depart *1-week bookings are accepted on 23 June, 4 & 11 Aug Course ends: 18 August Lessons: 15 hours of English lessons per week Minimum age – maximum age: 16 – 25 Please note that students aged 16 and 17 will be allowed to go out unaccompanied in small groups and must be back by curfew time

Included in the price of Summer Course 15 hours of English lessons per week Full-board residential accommodation Daily trips to London attractions Full programme of evening activities Full-day excursions every Monday and Wednesday Weekly travel card for use on the London underground and buses (zones 1-2) At least one excursion entrance fee per week Placement test Wi-fi in most parts of the campus End-of-course certificate 24-hour supervision School bank service Included in the price of Discover London 15 hours of English lessons per week Half-board residential accommodation Weekly travel card for use on the London underground and buses (zones 1-2) Full-day excursion every Monday Three evening activities per week Exciting optional activities programme around London’s iconic sights Placement test Wi-fi in most parts of the campus

Maximum class size: 15

End-of-course certificate

Minimum entry level: Elementary

Centre facilities Single en-suite bedrooms Dining and classroom building Indoors sports hall Student union social space Pay-per-use on-site laundry (approximately £2 per wash/dry)

Further information: younglearners@kingseducation.com or +44 (0)1273 917166 For further information please contact us at: younglearners@kingseducation.com, or on +44 (0)1273 917166 or visit our website at: kingsyounglearners.com

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Accommodation Residential accommodation Students at Southbank are accommodated at one of two halls, David Bomberg and McLaren House, 5 minutes’ walk from the main campus. All rooms are single with private bathrooms arranged into flats, with 5 – 8 rooms per flat. Each flat shares a common room/kitchen (kitchens not to be used for cooking). Please note a deposit of £50 per student is required on arrival, in case of damages.

Lost keys can be charged up to £180. Towels are not included. Meal plan Breakfast, lunch and dinner every day*. Lunch and dinner are usually hot (with packed lunches on full-day excursions) and there is usually a choice of at least two main courses. We can cater for vegetarian and other dietary requirements on request. *Breakfast and dinner for DIscover London. * New students will instead have a walking tour of the Westminster area.

Provisional Excursions 2021 Weeks 1 & 5

Central London (South Bank)

Sky Garden, Notting Hill & Portobello Market (only week 5)

Full-day

St. Paul’s Cathedral* (week 5)

Half-day

Madame Tussauds

Half-day

Natural History Museum

Half-day

Covent Garden Shopping

Half-day

Oxford Walking Tour & Punting

Full-day

Weeks 2 & 6 Windsor Castle

Full-day

St. Paul’s Cathedral* (week 2)

Half-day

Olympic Tour & Westfield Shopping (week 6)

Half-day

Thames River Cruise

Half-day

18 Miles / 29 Km

Science Museum

Half-day

29 Miles / 46 Km

Trafalgar Square & National Gallery

Half-day

Stansted

38 Miles / 61 Km

Brighton inc. Royal Pavilion

Full-day

St. Pancras Int.

3 Miles / 5 Km

Weeks 3 & 7

Airports and distances Heathrow Gatwick

All excursions include a tour segment and some allocated shopping time. Excursion entrances are included where shown on the timetable above. All excursions are led by Kings members of staff. Alternative excursions and entrances may be available upon request — contact Kings Young Learners for details.

Greenwich inc. Royal Observatory & Stratford Shopping Centre

Full-day

Tate Modern*

Half-day

View from the Shard (week 3)

Half-day

Tower Bridge Experience (week 7)

Half-day

Camden Market

Half-day

British Museum

Half-day

Portsmouth inc. HMS Victory

Full-day

N.B: Activities and excursions highlighted in pink are included in the Discover London course. All other excursions can be purchased on-site for an extra fee. Additional attractions/theatre tickets can be arranged on request, please refer to the management team on-site.

Weeks 4 & 8 Canterury inc. Cathedral

Full-day

Imperial War Museum*

Half-day

Tower Bridge Experience (week 4)

Half-day

View from the Shard (only week 8)

Half-day

Oxford Street Shopping

Half-day

Spitafields & Brick Lane Market

Half-day

Gloucester Cathedral & Shopping

Half-day

Cambridge inc. Fitzwilliam Museum

Full-day

Sample timetable Morning

Afternoon

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Saturday

Sunday

Monday

Tuesday

Arrivals/ Departures or Portsmouth inc. HMS Victory

Book-based / Project-based lessons

Book-based / Project-based lessons

Book-based / Project-based lessons

Natural History Museum

Cambridge inc. Fitzwilliam Museum

Sports

Imperial War Museum

View from the Shard

Oxford Street Shopping

Book-based / Project-based lessons

Lunch

Lunch Book-based / Project-based lessons

Evening

Games night

Bankside Walk

Late Night Shopping

Sports in the park

Quiz Challenge

Movie Night

Disco

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Dinner

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Kings Young Learners Central London (South Bank) Residential Centre location factsheet  

Factsheet for our summer programmes at Central London (South Bank).

Kings Young Learners Central London (South Bank) Residential Centre location factsheet  

Factsheet for our summer programmes at Central London (South Bank).