LAL SUMMER SCHOOL IN BERKHAMSTED

Age range: 9-17

Dates: 13/07-10/08/2022

Language of instruction: English

Programs: Classic Summer School, Film making (min. age 11+), Coding Summer School (min. age 11+)

Prices: From GBP 925/week

LAL Summer School packages combine quality education with on and off-site activities. Carefully designed lessons are mixed with fun full-day and half-day trips to local places of interest and 24-hour care and support. A great way to make friends!

 

Accommodation

Boarding school residence

 2-4 beds per room with shared bathroom

Facilities:

  • Free Wi Fi
  • Lounge Area
  • Sports Fields
  • Tennis Courts
  • Sports Hall
  • Swimming pool
Programs
  • Classic Summer School
  • Coding Summer School
  • Film-making Summer School

 

Classic Summer School: Classic Summer School is recommended for students looking to balance studying English with a full leisure programme, as well as time to socialise with students from other countries. You will work on all of the key skills reading, writing, listening and speaking as well as extending your vocabulary and activating your grammar. The lessons have a link to the leisure programme to make a rounded experience and put what it learnt in the classroom into practice.

Digital Summer School: Students will benefit from 15 hours a week of English lessons and 12 hours of additional coding sessions per course. Students will learn how to write code using the latest Raspberry Pi: one of the UK’s best-selling computers. Students will learn a variety of simple codes for practical uses like games and websites. The history and future of coding will also be discussed and the two-week course will include a visit to the former top secret code breaking centre, Bletchley Park, where the allies cracked the Enigma Code in WWII.

Film-making Summer School: Students take their usual 15 hours of English tuition in the mornings to help improve their General English. They will also have several additional sessions in afternoons focusing on the following topics: Storyboarding, Script writing, Camera technique, Shooting, Editing.The Film Making course offers students the opportunity to improve their techniques necessary to write, perform and shoot a short film. They will have access to modern editing facilities. Each two- week course offers 7 tuition sessions (17.5 hours) plus an excursion to the Warner Brothers Harry Potter Studio.

Leisure

Leisure

Sports: Football, Basketball, Volleyball, Tennis, Badminton, Cricket… you will enjoy your favorite sport in our summer schools!

Indoor Activities: Some days are more relaxed than others. Enjoy some board games, x-box games, billiards, cinema night, treasure hunt, quizzes and more!

 

Excursions

  • Classic Summer School includes 1 full day and 1 half day excursions per week.
  • Optional excursions are suggested each week.

 

 Included excursions: London Southbank and Dinner, London West End, Oxford College and City Tour, Royal Walk and dinner in Central London, Science Museum, Natural History Museum and Harrods, St Albans, Whipsnade Zoo, Windsor and Eton…

Optional excursions: Tour: Cambridge, London Eye, Harry Potter Warner Bros Studio Tour, Madame Tussauds, Thorpe Park…

Location

Berkhamsted is a vibrant little place, and buzzes on Wednesdays and Saturdays when market comes to town. Home to a fascinating patchwork of English architectural styles, the town boasts the oldest shop in Great Britain dating back to 1277!

Berkhamsted stands on the famous Grand Union Canal, a haven for river wildlife, and the countryside around is rolling and gentle.  All this just half an hour from London!

Berkhamsted School is a private, independent school, dating back to 1541, retaining its original building while incorporating modern facilities.

It is located in the centre of Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire, around 30 kilometres north-west of London. All main buildings are a 5-10 minute walk from each other.

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