Country Cousins Channel School of English — summer school in the UK

  • Ilfracombe EX34 8JN, UK
  • Language centre
  • age from 6 to 17
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What else included

Autumn course for school children. The programme includes 15 hours of interactive English and ongoing practice with your host family. All levels are available. 

  • Lessons, social and activity programmes
  • Supervision by our staff from 9am until 5pm, Monday to Friday and for 3 evening activities for 6 nights courses
  • 24 hours emergency support
  • Supervision at weekends by the host family
  • Course materials, welcome pack with local information, school I.D card, local map, and end of course certificate with teacher's
    report
  • Fast wireless Internet access at Channel School with parental controls
  • Loan of sports equipment
  • Free Country Cousins school bus for all lessons and activities

Description

Channel School is located in Ilfracombe, a small seaside town on the North Devon coast in the South-West of England. It is an ideal place to learn English, offering a safe, clean and green environment for young people. This is a family run company which has been providing top quality educational experiences to junior students aged 7 to 17 since 1951.

Channel School of English is situated in Bicclescombe Park (Ilfracombe town’s main public park); with a canteen, children’s play area, landscaped gardens, lakes and tennis courts, which are used for the Tennis Programme and tennis tournaments.

The courses are designed to captivate and inspire students. The students take part in a carefully-considered programme of formal lessons, sports, leisure activities, evening entertainment and cultural excursions, which not only develop their English language and communications skills but also promotes self confidence and international awareness within a healthy and safe learning environment.

Why choose this school

  • The only school in the world to have won a British Council Award of Excellence for Innovation!
  • An amazing syllabus - that has proven so effective, other schools are now following ourl lead!
  • High quality homestays, all personally selected by the Welfare team and known personally to the school!
  • A detail-oriented and friendly approach which means all students are known by name, and man return year after year!
  • Licensed with Quality English in October 2019

School infrastructure

  • A brand new school canteen in 2020!
  • A common room!
  • Free WiFi!

Sport infrastructure

  • Tennis courts!
  • Sea water sports programme with all equipment provided!
  • Dance studio for the street dance programme!

Hobbies and clubs

  • An exciting extracurricular programme that involves evening activities, such as discos, roller skating, bowling, karaoke, talent competitions. 
  • A variety of daytrips ranging from local cities to Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty!
  • Afternoon trips which can be selected by programme so that students can try something new and are never bored!

Recommended arrival cities

  • London

Location

Ilfracombe EX34 8JN, UK

Sample program

  • 1 day

    Morning. Arrival day
    Day.
    Evening.

  • 2 day

    Morning. Welcome Meetings
    Day. Welcome Meetings
    Evening. Welcome Meetings

  • 3 day

    Morning. English Classes
    Day. Tennis
    Evening. Homestay

  • 4 day

    Morning. English Lessons
    Day. English Lessons
    Evening. Homestay

  • 5 day

    Morning. Daytrip to the Cathedra Cityl of Exeter
    Day. Daytrip to the Cathedra Cityl of Exeter
    Evening. AirExtreme in Barnstaple

  • 6 day

    Morning. English Classes
    Day. Cliff trail from Ilfracombe to Lee Bay
    Evening. Homestay

  • 7 day

    Morning. English Classes
    Day. Surfing
    Evening. Film in English in the cabins at the top of the drive