We are very sad to announce that we have made the difficult decision to cancel all of our 2022 Residential Summer Courses. Please click HERE to read the full review.

We are very excited to be running our 2022 Online Summer Courses, please visit our online course page HERE to learn more. 

Please contact our admissions team HERE if you have any questions.

ETHERTON ONLINE
SUMMER COURSES

Etherton Education is excited to be returning with Online Academic Summer Courses in 2022.  After two successful summers, this will be our third year running online courses for international students.  These courses are suitable for students who will be joining British schools in future, or who are interested in learning about British education.

Preparation for British Boarding – Pre-GCSE Course – 13-15 years.

Students will follow a set timetable, including intensive English Language, and the main GCSE subjects: Maths, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Business Studies, History and Geography. 

Recommended minimum English level for this course is a B1 / IELTS 4.0.

Preparation for British Boarding – Pre-A-Level Course – 15-17 years. 

Students will follow an individual timetable, including intensive English Language, and choose three of the following subjects: Maths, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Business Studies and Economics, History and Geography.

Recommended minimum English level for this course is a B2 / IELTS 5.0.

Boarding Preparation Sessions and Saturday Activities.

In addition to the academic subjects, students will have boarding preparation sessions each week run by our Student Hosts.  These conversation sessions will include topics about the British education systems, life in a boarding house, the importance of extra curricular activities and many more.  The Saturday sessions will be fun online sessions including Drama, Art, Exercise, Meditation and Virtual Visits to the UK.

Download our 2022 Online Summer Course Flyer HERE

Download our 2022 Online Summer Course Sample Timetables Document HERE

Download our 2022 Online Summer Course Application Pack HERE

 

Course dates & prices

Duration Dates Price
Four Weeks - available as Pre-GCSE and Pre-A-Level / Pre-IB 11/07/2022 - 06/08/2022 £3,000.00
Six Weeks - available as Pre-GCSE and Pre-A-Level / Pre-IB 11/07/2022 - 20/08/2022 £4,500.00

Our aims are to give students:

  • a good introduction to British boarding school life and education
  • chances to listen to many different British voices
  • many opportunities to practise speaking English
  • a really useful and fun summer course with friendly staff

 

Timetable:

There will be four lessons every day from Monday to Saturday, a total of 24 lessons.  Each lesson is 45 minutes long, with a 15 minute break in between.  Lessons will start at 09:00 (UK time) and finish at 12:45pm (UK time) each day.

 

English Language: five lessons a week focusing on speaking and listening skills

Main Subjects:  eleven lessons a week in Maths, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Business Studies, History and Geography (Pre-A-Level students will choose three subjects.)

Boarding Preparation: four conversation sessions a week run by our Student Hosts

Saturday Activities: four fun online activities including Drama, Art, Exercise, Meditation, and Virtual Visits to UK cities

 

Boarding Preparation sessions will cover topics including:

  • British education system
  • How to be happy and successful in your boarding school
  • Life in the boarding house
  • The importance of extra-curricular activities
  • University Application procedure
  • Learning to learn for exams
  • Manners and etiquette
  • Daily life in the UK

 

All lessons will be live, with a maximum of 8 students per class. 

 

All students are expected to participate actively in our lessons, with their cameras on.  We want students to ask questions, give their opinions, and to practise speaking a lot with our staff.

 

Download our 2022 Online Summer Course Flyer HERE

Download our 2022 Online Summer Course Sample Timetables Document HERE

Download our 2022 Online Summer Course Application Pack HERE

Thank you for these kind words

"My student's father said she really liked her online preparation course and was happy to join you. Thank you for arranging such a brand new course, which was so helpful for students joining their schools in this difficult year. Please send our gratitude, from all our staff and on behalf of the family, for your excellent service!" From Anna in Ukraine who joined our very first Summer Online Course in 2020