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Felsted School

Location
Felsted, Essex
Age
8—17 years old
Accomodation
Residence
For
Сhildren

Age: 8-17 years old.

Dates: July 7 – August 18, 2024.
Duration: 2, 3, 4, 6 weeks

Felsted School is one of the most beautiful, most famous and most prestigious schools in the UK. It was founded in 1564. Four children of Oliver Cromwell, an English statesman and leader of the English Revolution, studied here. And also Christopher Woodmark, Chairman of Rolls Royce & Bentley; Oliver Stocken, CFO of Barclays bank; John Sherman, a Harvard professor, many Olympic champions, famous actors, directors, scientists ...

Parents seek to enrol their children in this school, applying, as a rule, for several years. Her brilliant reputation has been known throughout the country and abroad for over 450 years.

The school provides a unique opportunity for foreign children to try themselves as a Felsted student in the summer of 2024!

KEY FACTORS

  • This is a group for those who want to make a breakthrough in English.
  • The school is located near London, on the road to Cambridge, in the beautiful English countryside, very prestigious.
  • The school has close ties with the royal family.
  • Training 7 days a week - this has not happened before!
  • Homework every day under the supervision of employees.
  • A quota has been established: a maximum of 20 people speaking the same language.
  • Maximum 10 people in classes of children 9-12 years old.
  • Maximum 12 people in classes of children 13-17 years old.
  • Professional teachers are real specialists, many teach at Felsted during the school year (and this school only hires talents).
  • Unique: every English lesson has an English child who helps the teacher work with the class. All English children are the best students in their schools. One boy even got a free seat at the legendary Harrow school.
  • A number of summer school employees are graduates of Oxford and Cambridge.
  • Meals: buffet at the level of a high-class hotel!
  • After English lessons, children study in academies: sports, intellectual, art academies. They are busy all the time.
  • Every evening, children engage in clubs of interest, which can be changed by trying themselves in different areas.
  • A day at Felsted is built on the principle of a boarding school: summer courses of this kind are rare.
  • Felstead is only the best!

EQUIPMENT

The school covers an area of ​​32 hectares. Majestic buildings, filled with the spirit of history, are adjacent to modern classrooms, a sports complex and a spacious new dining room.

The school has specially equipped classrooms and recreation areas, the learning process and games are separate from each other. Felsted has spacious playgrounds, indoor and outdoor swimming pools, a large sports hall, many fields for playing field hockey, 30 tennis courts, 2 squash courts, 6 netball courts, and a gym.

The library offers access to books (about 14,000 items), periodicals, Internet resources, audio books, DVDs. It is equipped with 3 network computers, 10 laptops, black and white and colour printers. The library is open daily.

The school has a modern music centre with a large concert hall, a recording studio, a percussion room and classrooms, one of which has a Steinway B-Grande piano. The theatre is equipped with professional equipment: fully computerized control of light and sound, box office and buffet, an auditorium with soft chairs. There is a concert hall for 400 people and a well-equipped information and computer technology centre.

PROGRAMS

Junior program

A program for children aged 8 to 11 years, combining:

  • English lessons: three lessons (60 minutes each) per day, 5 days a week. On Sunday mornings, teachers conduct entertainment projects.
  • Academies: students can choose one of three options (Art, Science and Mathematics, Sports and Entertainment), the purpose of which is to feel like a student of a British boarding school.
  • Health and Fitness Program: includes quiet sports activities to keep fit. As a rule, this is the final part for the guys who chose the Sport and Entertainment option, or the introductory part for those who plan to exercise physically during the club.
  • Clubs: extracurricular activities such as music, drama, photography, and some sports activities such as badminton or tennis.

Senior program

Program for students aged 12 to 17 years. Students can choose from two options - learning English or the unique Global Studies program.

The English language program includes:

  • 15 hours of English per week.
  • 5 hours of homework with teachers
  • 3 hours of project sessions on Sundays.

The program is very intensive, designed for children who want to quickly improve their English and confidence in language skills. The program successfully combines classroom instruction with active extracurricular activities.

Global Studies Program (12-17 years old)

  • 15 hours of workshops per week
  • 5 hours of research work per week
  • 3 hours of lectures and discussions on Sundays

The program focuses on the following subject areas:

  • Foreign Assistance Policy
  • International finance
  • Markets
  • Political Leadership
  • Globalization
  • International forecasts and modelling
  • Migration
  • Transitional justice
  • Protecting the global environment

Classes are taught by researchers and professionals in their field, lecturers and teachers with extensive experience.

To participate in the program requires a sufficiently high level of knowledge of the English language. This program is for students with a language level of upper intermediate and for English students.

 

Lesson 1

Lesson 2

Lesson 3

Homework/Lesson 4

Monday

08:30 – 09:30

09:45 – 10:45

11:00 – 12:00

18:30 – 19:25

Tuesday

08:30 – 09:30

09:45 – 10:45

11:00 – 12:00

18:30 – 19:25

Wednesday

Full-day excursion

Thursday

08:30 – 09:30

09:45 – 10:45

11:00 – 12:00

18:30 – 19:25

Friday

08:30 – 09:30

09:45 – 10:45

11:00 – 12:00

18:30 – 19:25

Saturday

08:30 – 09:30

09:45 – 10:45

11:00 – 12:00

 

Sunday

09:30 – 13:00 – school project

 

ACCOMMODATION AND FOOD

At Felsted, they consider it vital that the child is in a comfortable and safe environment when learning. Accommodation for our group is offered in two beautifully equipped houses. Boys and girls live separately. For older children (12-17 years old), mostly single rooms are reserved, for younger children (8-11 years old) - rooms for 2-6 people. Girls live in spacious, bright rooms with amenities in a new modern residence. The boys settle in a cosy, beautiful house. Laundry service is included in the price and is available 4 times a week.

All meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) with an excellent selection of dishes are served in the school cafeteria. The food level at Felsted is highly praised: children compared it to a buffet at a 5-star hotel! In addition, children are provided with evening meals at the residence.

ADDITIONAL ACTIVITIES

In addition to the academic part, the older students, as well as the younger ones, have a rich afternoon program, including academies and clubs.

Each academy lasts 2 weeks.

Academy for 12-17 years old:

  • Additional English

Especially for students who want to take lessons based on subjects that are not English lessons. Children can select key subject areas, such as geography, history, or anthropology, demonstrating their language abilities. This is an opportunity to participate in debates, develop terminology and use technical language skills. Lessons are taught by a summer school teacher. Students can take part in 8 lessons from different fields.

  • Mathematics

A bright option for those who want to develop their problem-solving skills. Experienced scientists from Felsted School will work together to create a modern mix of tasks, assignments and design work to test the full range of levels and abilities. For high school, the academy is led by the head teacher of mathematics at the Felsted school, for the younger school a qualified teacher.

  • Sciences

Practical, experimental and analytical academy covering the fields of physics, chemistry and biology. Students strive to achieve their CREST certification (accreditation of the British Council of Science), which can be included in their record of admission to university. Although the school offers a guide for students of different abilities, the children should certainly be interested in the subject and speak good English. The course includes an autopsy, the use of chemicals and powders, which makes it very memorable.

  • Preparation for the IB program

In consultation with the director of the Felsted International Baccalaureate School, this training course aims to prepare those who are thinking or preparing for an international baccalaureate diploma. Attention is focused on the element of the IB program “Creativity, Action and Service” (CAS), how to prepare for an extended essay and how to maximize the use of the theory of knowledge (TOK - Theory of Knowledge).

  • Art

A practical academy for creative students who can take on a number of projects related to the use of glass, mirrors, pastels, paints, clay and felt. The subject areas of the academy are: drawing, sculpture, design. Working in a fun and vibrant atmosphere, students will work on the final project at the end of each week to take it home.

  • Music

Creative Academy for music enthusiasts. Students will develop existing music / gaming skills and play a full range of works with people from all over the world, creating a concert at the end of a two-week course. Students will make full use of the modern Felsted music school, which includes a suite of music technologies, a recording studio and a performance room. This academy will cover a range of genres such as classical, rock, experimental and hip-hop.

  • Sports and recreation

A great option for those students who want to balance language learning in the morning with sporting activities in the afternoon. Participation in traditional British boarding school classes such as badminton, cricket, hockey, rugby and volleyball, as well as classes conducted by school staff who are trained and focused on providing the best possible education. Great preparation for those planning to study at a British school in the future.

  • Tennis

The academy is led by the director of tennis at Felsted. Pupils will practice on both grass and hard courts, improving their skills before matches with other players. Private lessons are also available at an additional cost.

  • Dancing

Felsted Dance Academy specializes in various dance techniques and styles. It seeks to cover several topics and approaches so that students can demonstrate their skills, regardless of their past experience. The goal is to maximize the diversity of the national groups that attend summer school and use their traditional dance approaches to create shows at the end of each week.

  • Theatrical art

A bright and brilliant course for beginner young actors under the guidance of professionally trained and dedicated instructors. The culmination of the academy is an evening show on the last day of a two-week course, which is the highlight of the program.

  • Fashion

Have you ever wanted to design and produce your own garment? This popular textile academy will guide you step by step through the various steps and processes for a two-week course. With so many nationalities participating every year, the final garments are diverse, eclectic and diverse! If you have a talent for fashion and would like to share your interest with other students from around the world, this is the Academy for you!

  • International relationships

This academy focuses on subjects discussed on the path to global research, such as interdependence among states, trade negotiations and human rights issues around the world, as well as regional forums and initiatives around the world. Tasks for training will include topics such as: structure / institutions of international relations, international conflicts and history, theory of international relations.

Academy for 8-11 years:

  • Mathematics

A bright option for those who want to develop their problem-solving skills. Experienced scientists from Felsted School will work together to create a modern mix of tasks, assignments and design work to test the full range of levels and abilities. For high school, the academy is led by the head teacher of mathematics at the Felsted school, for the younger school a qualified teacher.

  • Sciences

Practical, experimental and analytical academy covering the fields of physics, chemistry and biology. Students strive to achieve their CREST certification (accreditation of the British Council of Science), which can be included in their record of admission to university. Although the school offers a guide for students of different abilities, the children should certainly be interested in the subject and speak good English. The course includes an autopsy, the use of chemicals and powders, which makes it very memorable.

  • Theatrical art

Exclusively for children aged 8-11, this academy helps to develop acting skills, speaking skills, improvisation, etc. This fun academy is perfect for children with an interest in acting or public speaking. At the end of the academy, a performance will be organized.

  • Art

A practical academy for creative students who can take on a number of projects related to the use of glass, mirrors, pastels, paints, clay and felt. The subject areas of the academy are: drawing, sculpture, design. Working in a fun and vibrant atmosphere, students will work on the final project at the end of each week to take it home.

  • Sports and recreation

A great option for those students who want to balance language learning in the morning with sporting activities in the afternoon. Participation in traditional British boarding school classes such as badminton, cricket, hockey, rugby and volleyball, as well as classes conducted by school staff who are trained and focused on providing the best possible education. Great preparation for those planning to study at a British school in the future.

  • Programming

If you are interested in programming, game design, coding and creating applications, this is the academy for you! No matter what experience the student has, he can take part in the academy and learn as much as possible.

Clubs:

  • Cooking
  • Football
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Badminton (in the hall)
  • Music
  • Origami
  • UCAS (for older students)
  • Ceramics
  • Volleyball
  • Chess and board games
  • Every Sunday / Monday, students choose their own clubs, which will be occupied during the week.

Timetable of classes:

 

Academies

Clubs

Monday

13:30 – 15:30

15:45 – 17:30

Tuesday

13:30 – 15:30

15:45 – 17:30

Thursday

13:30 – 15:30

15:45 – 17:30

Friday

13:30 – 15:30

15:45 – 17:30

EXCURSIONS

Felsted School is just an hour's drive from Cambridge and London, where regular field trips are available. The school constantly organizes trips, both to the capital of Great Britain, and to other, oldest and most famous cities in the world.

Full day excursions on Wednesdays:

  • London, cable car ride, Thames cruise, British Museum
  • Kirby-le-Soken, an entertainment centre
  • London, London Eye Ferris Wheel, walking tour

Half-day excursions on Saturdays and Sundays:

  • Cambridge boating on the Cam River
  • Brandwood, Rope Runners Adventure Park
  • Stratford shopping at Westfield Mall
  • Merci, an active recreation centre
  • Kent shopping at Bluewater Shopping Centre

WEEK SCHEDULE

Weekday

7:30

9:00

12:00

13:00

15:15

16:30

17:30

18:30

19:30

22:00

Sunday

Breakfast

Educational project

Обед

Excursion

Homework

Evening entertainment

Bedtime

Monday

English/

Global Studies

Academies

Health and fitness program

Clubs

Dinner

Tuesday

English/

Global Studies

Wednesday

Excursion

Thursday.

English/

Global Studies

Lunch

Academies

Health and fitness program

Clubs

Dinner

Friday

English/

Global Studies

Saturday

English/

Global Studies

Excursion

COST, 2023

2 weeks - £2,800
3 weeks - £3,800
4 weeks - £5,000
6 weeks - £7,000

Included in cost

  • Teaching
  • Accommodation and meals
  • All sports, recreational activities and excursions

Extra paid

  • Flight
  • Visa
  • Insurance
  • Transfers from and to the airport
  • Services of our company

COST, 2024

2 weeks - £3,000
3 weeks - £4,100
4 weeks - £5,400
6 weeks - £7,500

Included in cost

  • Teaching
  • Accommodation and meals
  • All sports, recreational activities and excursions
  • Transfers from and to the airport

Extra paid

  • Flight
  • Visa
  • Insurance
  • Services of our company

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  • We place children only in camps which provides good accommodation
  • Conducted a personal inspection of almost all the schools that we offer
  • We do not work with the mass segment, only camps for discerning customers
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