Loretto Edinburgh — summer school in the UK

  • British Council
  • English UK
  • 1-7 Linkfield Rd, Musselburgh, UK
  • Boarding school
  • age from 10 to 17
5
Premium Summer English School
from 708,60 EUR per week
Jul 7, 2023   Aug 6, 2023

What else included

  • 15 hours per week of English language tuition
  • Initial Grading test on arrival
  • Course materials
  • End-of-Course Certificate
  • Residential accommodation single, twins or multiple
  • Daytime programme of sports, activities and local visits as per the course programme
  • Full-day excursion(s) per week as per the course programme
  • Half-day excursion(s) per week as per the course programme
  • Evening activities per week as per the course programme
  • Airport transfers
  • Visa assistance if required

Description

Britain's leading boarding schools in Scotland's beautiful East Lothian coast. Founded in 1827, the school is set in 85 acres of leafy grounds just outside the vibrant city of Edinburgh, which is easily accessible by bus (the stop is just outside the school).

The campus is self-contained and offers a warm and peaceful environment which is particularly suited to younger students who benefit from the safety and location of the enclosed campus.

• 15 hours of General English course per week
• Average class size 15 students
• Online Placement test before arrival
• Final test
• End of Course Certificate
• Leaving Ceremony
• Coursebook and/or educational materials

 

Activity programme:

  • Once Students are on campus, our PLUS staff will organise the following events:
  • Farewell Party
  • Themed Disco Nights
  • Karaoke and Talent Shows
  • Treasure Hunt
  • Movie Night
  • Sports: Football, Basketball, Volleyball, Badminton, Tennis

 

Cleaning: • Bedrooms are cleaned weekly • Toilets are cleaned daily (Monday to Friday) Common: Each accommodation has common areas with a kitchenette where students can relax during free time. Fridge is also available with toaster and kettle

Disco Room: provided at the Sports Hall

Safety Deposit Box: available on campus

Classrooms:

• 20 classrooms

• Computer facilities on campus

• Free Wifi

Catering: on campus in the Main School House Building

 

A 2-week programme includes: 

- 1  Full-Day Excursion to St Andrews (entry ticket to St Andrews Castle included)
- 1  Full-Day Excursion to Loch Lomond (boat cruise along the lake included)
- 6  Half-Day Excursions to Edinburgh (travel cards included)

A 3-week programme includes all of the above, with the addition of:

- 1  Full-Day Excursion to  Durham
- 2  Half-Day Excursions to Edinburgh (travel card included)

 

Accommodation: Standard single / twin / triple and multiple

Shower / Toilets / Washbasin 5:1

Max Capacity: 165

Type of furniture: • Bed • Desk • Wardrobe • Chair • Towels not provided • Bed linen provided

 

Time traditional schedule time for Hot Meals are as follow:

Breakfast 08:00- 09:00

Lunch 12:30- 13:30

Dinner 18:30-19:30

Why choose this school

  • Founded in 1827
  • One of Britain’s leading co-educational boarding and day schools for boys and girls • 85 acre campus
  • Breathtaking scenery
  • Close to Edinburgh airport
  • Ideal for young learners

School infrastructure

  • Comprehensive sports facilities: extensive playing fields, tennis courts, sports hall and a dance studio
    - Boarding houses with modern, comfortable accommodation
  • Compact and secure environment in beautiful surroundings
  • Close to Edinburgh city centre with easy access
  • Comfortable student lounge with TV and DVD
  • Free wifi

Sport infrastructure

  • Tennis Courts 
  • Football Pitches
  • Rugby Pitch
  • 5 aside courts
  • Dance Studio
  • Sports Hall

Hobbies and clubs

  • Drama
  • Dance
  • Outdoor sports

Recommended arrival cities

  • Edinburgh

Location

1-7 Linkfield Rd, Musselburgh, UK

Sample program

  • 1 day

    Morning. Arrivals - Check in
    Day. Orientation Tour
    Evening. Welcome Night & Carousel Conversations

  • 2 day

    Morning. Lessons
    Day. Half Day Excursion to Edinburgh visiting: MUSEUM OF CHILDHOOD (entrance), JOHN KNOX HOUSE, CANONGATE TOLLBOOTH, CANONGATE KIRK Audio Walking Tour provided By public transport, supervised by staff. Packed dinner and travelcards provided
    Evening. Summer Disco

  • 3 day

    Morning. Lessons
    Day. Half Day Excursion to Edinburgh visiting: MUSEUM OF EDINBURGH (entrance), SCOTTISH PARLIAMENT BUILDING (entrance), PALACE OF HOLYROODHOUSE, CALTON HILL Audio Walking Tour provided By public transport, supervised by staff. Packed dinner and travelcards provided
    Evening. Knockout

  • 4 day

    Morning. Sports Activities (Tennis, Football, Rugby, Dance, Basketball, Volleyball)
    Day. Preparation for the Talent Show
    Evening. Monopoli

  • 5 day

    Morning. Sports Activities (Tennis, Football, Rugby, Dance, Basketball, Volleyball)
    Day. Sports Activities (Tennis, Football, Rugby, Dance, Basketball, Volleyball)
    Evening. Movie night

  • 6 day

    Morning. Full Day Excursion to St. Andrew and Glamis Castle visiting: WEST SANDS BEACH, ST ANDREWS CASTLE (entrance not included), ST ANDREWS CATHEDRAL, MARKET STREET, ST ANDREWS MUSEUM, GLAMIS CASTLE (entrance included) Audio Walking Tour provided By private coach, supervised by staff. Packed lunch provided.
    Day. Full Day Excursion
    Evening. Karaoke

  • 7 day

    Morning. Lessons
    Day. Half Day Excursion to Edinburgh visiting: GRASSMARKET, GEORGE HERIOT’S SCHOOL, EDINBURGH OLD TOWN - SOUVENIR SPREE Audio Walking Tour provided By public transport, supervised by staff. Packed dinner and travelcards provided
    Evening. Black and White Disco

  • 8 day

    Morning. Lessons
    Day. Half Day Excursion to Edinburgh visiting: GREYFRIARS KIRKYARD (entrance), NATIONAL MUSEUM OF SCOTLAND (entrance)
    Evening. Scavenger Hunt

  • 9 day

    Morning. Lessons
    Day. Sports Activities (Tennis, Football, Rugby, Dance, Basketball, Volleyball)
    Evening. Karaoke

  • 10 day

    Morning. Lessons
    Day. Half Day Excursion to Edinburgh visiting: UNIVERSITY OF EDINBURGH, PARLIAMENT SQUARE, ST. GILES CATHEDRAL (entrance), MERCAT CROSS, GLADSTONE’S LAND (entry not included)
    Evening. Picture Hunt

  • 11 day

    Morning. Lessons
    Day. Sports Activities (Tennis, Football, Rugby, Dance, Basketball, Volleyball)
    Evening. Talent show

  • 12 day

    Morning. Sports Activities (Tennis, Football, Rugby, Dance, Basketball, Volleyball)
    Day. Sports Activities (Tennis, Football, Rugby, Dance, Basketball, Volleyball)
    Evening. Newspaper Fashion Show

  • 13 day

    Morning. Full Day Excursion to Loch Ness Centre v
    Day. Full Day Excursion to Loch Ness Centre v
    Evening. Lights - Camera - Action!

  • 14 day

    Morning. Lessons
    Day. Half Day Excursion to Edinburgh visiting: ST ANDREW SQUARE, SCOTT MONUMENT, PRINCES STREET GARDENS (entrance), SCOTTISH NATIONAL GALLERY (entrance)
    Evening. Graduation & Farewell Disco