English Junior Program in Newcastle for young students aged 13 – 17 years
The program for young learners of English takes place in a lively, safe student city Newcastle upon Tyne. The school building is located in the very center of the city and offers excellent facilities in a recently renovated historical building. Moreover, as IH Newcastle is the leading English school in Newcastle, they can pick the only the best host families!
There are two version of the junior program. Students can either choose 15 English lessons (1 lesson = 60 minutes) per week in the morning hours combined with afternoon and evening activities, or 25 English lessons which take place in the morning and afternoon, with additional evening activities.
The English course takes place in group of students with similar levels. It is tailor-made using authentic materials and teaches language that students can easily use outside the classroom. The content of the lessons is explicitly linked to the trips and social program so that students can integrate and remember more easily what they learned.
Accommodation is provided in carefully selected homestays in a single room with full board (breakfast and dinner in the homestay, lunch at the school or in a restaurant from Monday to Friday and in the family at the weekend). Students are brought to the school by the family on the first day, or shown the route to the school. The families are max. 25 minutes travel from the language school. Bed linen and towels are provided
Activities: For students with the 15-lesson course, there is an activities program every afternoon from Monday till Friday and 3 evening activities per week. Students on the 25-lesson course have English lessons in the afternoon and 3 evening activities per week. Activities are supervised by a specially trained staff to ensure the well-being and safety of students. Every Saturday, there is a full-day excursion to a place of interest outside Newcastle.
Examples of activities: welcome party, beach games, laser tag, BBQ, City tour, excursion to the local BBC center, photography afternoon, sports night.
2018 Dates and Fees
Age: 13 – 17 years
Duration: 2 – 8 weeks
Arrival day: Sunday
Departure day: Sunday
Dates 2018: the winter program runs from 02.01. till 11.02.2018, the summer program runs from 17.06. till 12.08.
Price: 1 week = 590 GBP
The price includes
- 15 hours of English course + activities Monday – Friday afternoon or 25 hours English course each week
- 5 afternoon activities + 3 evening activities per week
- A full-day excursion every Saturday
- Accommodation in homestay with full-board meal plan
- Local travel bus pass
- All teaching materials
- End of course certificate
- Arrival and Return Transfer from Newcastle airport (including the service for students booked as unaccompanied minors with the airline)
- Full supervision from teacher and Social Program staff
Note: the prices do not include international travel and health insurance and flights which have to be booked separately.