Age range: 6-11 & 12-17

Dates: 10/07-21/08/2022

Language of instruction: English

Programs: General English, Global Young Leaders, Academic English & Cambridge Assessment English

Price: From GBP 2850 / 2-week course

The Millfield English Language Holiday Courses (MELHC) has provided students since 2001 with an all-round experience, offering high quality English language tuition together with a full activity, social and cultural program in a safe, independent school environment.

Courses are available in the Easter holidays for students aged 10-17 and the summer holidays for students aged 6-17. A variety of afternoon academies, clubs, evening activities and excursions is available each week and all students attending MELHC courses will have at least 15 hours of English tuition per week.

Millfield English Language Holiday Courses are accredited by the British Council and teachers are appropriately trained to teach English as a Foreign Language.

Facilities at Street Campus

A large and modern campus with top-class facilities including:

  • Olympic-sized swimming pool
  • Riding arena,
  • Golf course,
  • Tennis center,
  • Concert hall,
  • Theatre and
  • Art gallery


Facilities at Glastonbury Campus


A vast array of fantastic facilities for students to use including:

  • Tennis courts
  • 25m swimming pool
  • Riding arena
  • Cookery rooms
  • Astro pitches and climbing wall


Accommodation at Street Campus

Street Campus (for students aged 12-17) is one of the UK’s leading co-educational independent schools situated in the beautiful Somerset countryside. It has modern accommodation with separate houses for boys and girls, the majority of which are located on campus. Rooms are single en-suite, single, two-bedded, three-bedded. Staff are accommodated in the same houses, with each house allocated a Houseparent and Assistant who are responsible for the running of the house and the health and welfare of the students living there.

Accommodation at Glastonbury Campus

Situated in a safe and beautiful area, these secluded grounds provide an excellent child-friendly zone where students are looked after by trained staff 24 hours a day. This accommodation is perfect for younger children, with the majority of houses being based on campus. Two, three, four, five and six-bedded rooms. Staff are accommodated in the same houses, with each house allocated a Houseparent and Assistant Houseparent who are responsible for the running of the house and the health and welfare of the students living there.



Programme at Street Campus

In the mornings, there are four options to choose from, each consisting of 15 hours per week; General English, Cambridge Assessment English ,Global Young Leaders AND Academic English.

Afternoon Options: A wide range of afternoon and a variety of academies in which students will receive specialist coaching from experienced coaches: Art, Sports & Recreation, Extra English (A2/B1 or B2+), Basketball, Football, Golf, Tennis, Dance, Cooking, DJ’ing, Fashion, Swimming, Film & Photography, Mixed Martial Arts,  Eco Academy, Music, Musical Theatre, Outdoor, Adventurers, Riding, Robotics (24/07-07/08), Sport Development, Stage & Special Effects Make-Up.

Extra English Workshops: Presentation Skills, Debating Skills, Journalism, Environmental Sustainability, Vlogging, Creating Writing, Shakespeare, Current Affairs, Poetry, IELTS preparation, Exam English Taster

Programme at Glastonbury Campus

All students are provided with an engaging learning experience through 15hours of English tuition per week with trained teachers. Students can choose either Academic Explorers (focus on developing the language needed to study subjects in English at school) or General English (communicative activities and functional language which can be used in real-life situations).

A wide range of creative and sporting afternoon options is provided: Sports & Recreation, Cooking, Creative Art, Dance, Football, Golf, Outdoor Adventurers, Riding, Swimming, Tennis.


On the Millfield English Language Holiday Courses action-packed activities and events provide a memorable experience for all. Both campuses are brought together for large events to participate in a wide variety of exciting activities such as the Rock Festival, Millfield the Musical, International Food Festival, Summer Fete and many more.

A full social program is provided at each campus, making every moment special. An impressive program of evening activities provides the fun that delivers the true ‘Millfield Experience. Evening activities include the Millfield Extravaganza, Water Olympics, Discos, Talent Shows, House Song Competitions, and so much more. On Mondays each house will hold a House Party with fun games to help students to get to know each other.


One full-day and one half-day excursion every week

Students enjoy one full-day and one half-day excursion every week. A careful balance of active, historical, fun and educational excursions are provided.

Examples of full-day excursions

Theme Parks – Legoland and Thorpe Park
City Tours – Oxford, Exeter and Bristol
Seaside Trips – Bournemouth and Lyme Regis
Castles and Museums – Cardiff Castle and Science Museum

Examples of half-day excursions:

Longleat, Wells, Bath, Wookey Hole Caves, Fleet Air Arm Museum.




The two campuses, Street and Glastonbury, lie in the rural county of Somerset.

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