Ashford Junior Summer School

Ashford Junior English Summer School

  • 11th July to 15th August 2017, Tuesday arrivals
  • Residential : students aged 8 -17 years old
  • Homestay : students aged 10-17 years old
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Location

Ashford English Summer SchoolAshford School, East Hill, Ashford, Kent, TN24 8PB

  • Traditional English boarding school near Canterbury
  • Safe, enclosed campus in the heart of town
  • 2 minute walk from Ashford high street
  • 4 minute walk from Ashford bus station
  • 8 minute walk from Ashford International train station
  • 20 minute drive from Canterbury or Dover
  • Excellent train links to Canterbury, London and Europe

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Accommodation

  • Ashford English Summer School120 Homestay beds, voted best accommodation 2011 and 2012
  • 150 residential beds in 4 houses on secure campus
  • Separate houses for girls and boys with 1, 2 or 3 beds per room
  • Large common rooms in each house for free time
  • Residences recently refurbished to a high standard
  • Full board catering with excellent dining hall
  • Caters for individual students and large groups

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Facilities

  • Ashford English Summer School20 classrooms, each with a whiteboard, CD player, DVD player and TV
  • Large hall for performances and activities
  • Extensive playing fields and Astroturf
  • Tennis courts, sports hall and indoor swimming pool
  • Large dining hall with established summer school menu
  • Excellent IT facilities and computer room
  • Comfortable common rooms for residential students

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Academic Programme

  • Ashford English Summer School15 hours of lessons each week
  • English in Action project work and performances
  • Focus on phonology, grammar and British culture
  • Caters for individual students and groups

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Activities & Excursions

  • 1 full day excursion per week to London, Cambridge or Brighton
  • 1 half day excursion per week including Canterbury
  • Football tennis, volleyball, basketball, cricket, badminton
  • Swimming (indoor pool on campus)
  • Arts & crafts, drama & dance
  • Local visits to McArthur Glenn Shopping Village, AMF Bowling, Ashford town-centre
  • "Breakfast to Bedtime" residential programme, 7 days a week
  • Two evening activities per week for Homestay students including transport

Optional Courses

 Optional courses offered at an additional fee.

Example Summer School Programmes

Please note these are subject to change and are supplied only as examples.

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