This unique course for students aged 12-15 (or 10+ for groups) provides an experience of British life in an lovely seaside town and also to learn English in an exceptional environment: Whitstable Castle.
Whitstable is a very popular seaside town in the South East of England, in the county of Kent – the Garden of England. It is famous for its oysters, which have been collected in the area since at least Roman times. Whitstable is also popular for its festivals, boutique shops and restaurants. Whitstable Castle and gardens – dating back to the 1780′s – have been home to local merchants and have remained a landmark attraction throughout its long and interesting history.
The programme is available all year round for individuals or groups for stays of any duration.
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|Dates||From 21th June to 9th August, minimum stay 2 weeks.
All year round, any duration for groups
|Levels||Suitable for low to high intermediate. (A2 – B2) 12+ years|
|Lessons per week||20 (15 hours) (This can vary for groups)|
|Price for Individual||£740 for the first week, £680 for any additional weeks|
|Price for Groups||£540 for the first week, £500 for any additional weeks
£250 per week for an additional group leader (one free with 12 students)
|Monday||Lessons followed by lunch||WHITSTABLE – Orientation tour and harbour visit|
|Tuesday||Lessons followed by lunch||CANTERBURY – Cathedral and walking tour|
|Wednesday||Lessons followed by lunch||BIRCHINGTON – Quex Park Museum|
|Thursday||Lessons followed by lunch||CANTERBURY – Wildwood Nature Sanctuary|
|Friday||Lessons followed by lunch||MARGATE – Dreamland amusement park|
|Saturday||Full day trip to London (sightseeing, museums & shopping) LEARN MORE|
|Sunday||Free time with the homestay Host|
|Monday||Lessons followed by lunch||DOVER CASTLE – Tour of the wartime tunnels|
|Tuesday||Lessons followed by lunch||BROADSTAIRS – Dickens Museum|
|Wednesday||Lessons followed by lunch||WHITSTABLE – Laser Quest|
|Thursday||Lessons followed by lunch||CANTERBURY – River tour & Shopping|
|Friday||Lessons followed by lunch||WHITSTABLE – Goodbye Picnic Party|
|Saturday||Departure on Saturday or local excursion if departure on Sunday|
Hrusovany, Group Leader
The students found going to the beach as part of their learning very exciting! And the accommodation, with host families, and meals were perfect
Sofia, Moroccan student
Sofia felt that the lessons and activities were all excellent and described the setting of English in a Castle as ‘beautiful’.
Marina, Spanish student
Marina explained how she felt that the homestay was good and loved that during her stay at English in a Castle they got to go to the swimming pool on multiple occasions.
Gerard, Spanish student
Gerard explained that his entire experience at English in a Castle was excellent! And that the ‘classrooms were fun!’ going on to state that he would definitely recommend this programme to friends.