Academic English for Exam Candidates in Swindon

(13-17 years)

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This summer curriculum prepares students for exam preparation , focuses on their speaking, reading, listening and writing skills whilst improving their use of English. Within easy reach of London and Oxford, Swindon offers excellent leisure and shopping facilities, including a designer shopping village, cinemas, and two modern sports centres which include excellent swimming pools and watersports. Swindon is a modern college located close to the centre of the town.

English exam preparation for end of Secondary school exams
Students study exam techniques and strategies which will help them gain confidence to achieve their goals for English Language success in exams  such as the Baccalaureate, Abitur and Pruebas de Acceso a la Universidad.

Cambridge and IELTS Exams
Students wishing to prepare for the PET, FCE, CAE and IELTS exam study exam techniques and strategies and receive regular individualised feedback on progress and target specific areas in speaking, reading, writing, listening and grammar for improvement. The timetable includes  practice examinations and coaching in English language and examination skills. Students have the option of sitting the exam during the week of the 23 July (for a supplement of £195 for PET, FCE, CAE and £300 for IELTS ).

Life and career skills
Students learn life and career skills such as critical thinking, global competency, social literacy etc.

Measuring progress
Each student keeps a Learner Portfolio to encourage English learning skills, self-assessment and reflection. Individual coaching sessions allow students to monitor and improve their performance.

Cultural awareness & mid-week excursion
Students research a place they will visit on a mid week excursion in the UK, then after their visit they will present their findings and finally compare these findings with their own culture.


  • Course fees include:
  • Workbook and course certificate
  • Accommodation and all meals
  • Leisure activities
  • Full-day excursion according to the chosen course
  • Arrival / departure transfer on standard dates and times

Course dates

Month Duration
30th June 1,2,3,4 weeks
7th July 1,2,3 weeks
14th July 1,2 weeks
21st of July 1 week

Students will stay with a local family in Swindon. 





Weeks Prices 
1 week £1,275 
2 weeks  £2,360
3 weeks   £3,435
4 weeks  £4,510