English + Football for Junior students in Manchester, UK (9-15 years)Manchester is considered the capital of the North of England and it belongs among the most interesting cities of the country. Our partner school offers junior students from all over the world the opportunity to combine a junior English program with a football coaching. Is there anything cooler than to train at the premises of Manchester City FC? The school works together with City Football Academy which shares training facilities with Manchester City´s first team and organizes the football part of the program. The integrated English and football program takes place on the City Football Academy training site.
This exciting program fully integrates English learning and football coaching. Every day is packed with a variety of workshops, sessions and coaching. After breakfast which is taken in the residence, students are transferred by a private coach to the City Football Academy training site. They spend the whole day there, taking part in a number of football activities and exciting interactive educational sessions. These are designed to develop both football and English skills. During the sessions with teachers and coaches, students deal with topics like the following: interactive studies about football theory, intercultural communication, development of football skills, performance testing, the importance of nutrition, structured tournament, match analysis workshops, use of English in interviews and press conferences.
Every week, students will receive 15 hours of English tuition and 15 hours of football coaching. English classes will take place together with other students of similar level.
Important: this program is neither suitable for 100% beginners in football nor for young professional players.
Accommodation is provided at a student residence a short ride from the training premises of City Academy. Students are accommodated in single ensuite rooms.
Every day, they are taken to the training premises and back by a private coach. Full-board meals are included (breakfast and dinner are provided at the residence, lunch is taken at the City Football Academy, packed lunches provided on weekend excursions). Further facilities in the residence include: study desk in each room, communal spaces, wifi, laundry facilities (for a surcharge). Bed linen is provided, students should bring their own towels. Damage deposit of 40 GBP (in cash) is required upon arrival.
The daily English and football program will be supplemented with evening activities every evening which are held together with other young students of English staying in the residence. For students on the two-week program, there is also a full-day excursion outside
Manchester on Saturday (sample excursions: York, the York Dungeons, Blackpool Pleasure Beach) and a Sunday exclusive football excursion to the Manchester City Stadium and Museum. In the National Football Museum, students will discover the rich history of football and take part on exciting group challenges which will help them develop their language and teamwork skills in a fun, interactive and educational environment.
2017 Dates and Fees
Age: 09 – 17 years
Duration: 2 weeks
Arrival day: Sunday
Departure day: Saturday
- Boys 12-17 years: 02.07, 16.07 and 30.07
- Girls 12-17 years: 16.07
- Juniors 9-11 years: 02.07
Price: 2695 GBP + registration fee GBP 60
The price includes
- Integrated English tuition (15 hours/week) and football training (15 hours/week)
- Accommodation with full board
- Daily transfer to and from the City Football academy
- Evening activities every night
- 1 full-day excursion on Saturday and 1 football-themed interactive excursion (for students on the 2-week program only)
- 24/7 supervision
- End of course certificate
- Airport transfer (compulsory for minors travelling alone): can be booked for a surcharge, the price depends on the airport: Manchester airport 95 GBP, Liverpool airport 165 GBP, Leeds Bradford airport 245 GBP, prices per way.
- Unaccompanied minor supplement: supplement for students which have been booked as unaccompanied minors with the airline: 60 GBP per way
- Deposit: 40 GBP returnable Damage Deposit
Note: the prices do not include international travel and health insurance and flights which have to be booked separately.