English Family program in Newcastle, North England, for parents and children aged 12 – 17 years
The English program for families in Newcastle is organized by our partner school IH Newcastle, which is located in heart of the lively student city Newcastle. The program is an ideal choice for parents and children who would like to enjoy active holiday in North England while attending specially designed English courses and participating in exciting activities together.
Adult course: while their children are in the junior course, the parents take part in the adult English course offered by the language school. The course focuses on all areas of general English and due to the communicative methodology, especial focus is placed on speaking and listening. There are 20 lessons per week which take place in groups of max. 12 students.
- Minimum level: A1
Junior course (12 – 17 years): there are two version of the junior course. Students can either choose 15 English lessons (1 lesson = 60 minutes) per week in the morning hours combined with afternoon activities, or 25 English lessons which take place in the morning and afternoon.
- Minimum level: A1
Parents and children stay with local homestays which live mostly about 20 minutes from the school. Accommodation can be arranged in single or twin rooms.
Alternatively, families can arrange their own accommodation and only book the language courses with the school.
Children who booked the course with 15 lessons per week take part in afternoon activities together with other young students. At the weekends, the school offers excursions which can be booked upon arrival for a surcharge and which the family can enjoy together.
Sample activities for juniors: city tour and the Angel of the North, BBC tour, St. James Park tour,
Sample weekend excursions: Durham, York, ancient castles of Northumbria, Hadrian´s wall and Lake District, Edinburgh
2017 Dates and Fees Age: children aged between 12 – 17 accompanied by parents
Minimum duration: 1 week, minimum of 2 weeks recommended
Arrival day: Sunday
Departure day: Saturday
Dates 2017: the winter program runs from 03.01. to 14.02.2017, the summer program runs from 11.06. to 06.08.2017
Adult (Course only): 220 GBP per week + 50 GBP registration fee/person
Junior Package (course + activities + accommodation): 590 GBP per week
Homestay (half board):
- 1 bedroom (1 adult + 1 child): 240 GBP per week
- 2 bedrooms (1 adult + 1-2 children or 2 adults + 1 child): 400 GBP per week
The price includes
- English course (20 lessons for the adult course, 15 or 25 lessons for the junior course)
- Placement test and learning materials
- Activities in the afternoon for junior students (only applies to junior students who booked the course with 15 lessons)
- Accommodation as booked
- Airport transfer: can be arranged from Newcastle airport, the price for 2-4 people travelling together is 40 GBP per way
Note: the prices do not include international travel and health insurance and flights which have to be booked separately.