About Us

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Absolutely English Young Learners is an family-run, intensive, residential summer programme for boys and girls aged 9 to 17.  We are are one of the most intensive combinations of lessons, supervised activities and excursions on the market.  Our focus is on quality, safety and results.  We are committed to creating a stimulating, tolerant and safe learning environment for young learners to develop, practise, progress and enjoy their adventure in the English language and culture.

For 2016 we are open between 10th July and 6th August.  We are accredited by the British Council and

Our programme is specially designed for young learners and the intensity of our programme means constant practice in a variety of situations, helping our students gain confidence and skill in communicating in English.  We are accredited by the British Council and are an EL Gazette ‘Centre of Excellence’.

We offer:

  • 23 full hours of tuition per week with an average class size of 8 students and a maximum of 10
  • 15 hours of activities per week including professional instruction in archery, arts and crafts, drumming, fencing and rock climbing at no extra charge
  • 6 hours of performance workshops per week
  • 2 full-day and 2 half-day excursions per two-week stay
  • Typical week at Absolutely English Young Learners

Check out the other pages for more detailed information about our programme or download our 2015 brochure here!

We are very proud to now be named as an EL Gazette ‘Centre of Excellence’ as a result of our 2014 British Council inspection.  Our British Council inspection publishable statement reads:

The British Council inspected and accredited Absolutely English Young Learners in July 2014. The Accreditation Scheme assesses the standards of management, resources and premises, teaching, welfare and care of under 18s and accredits organisation which meet the overall standard in each area inspected (see www.britishcouncil.org/accreditation for details).

This private language teaching organisation offers residential courses in general English for under-18s.

Strengths were noted in areas of staff management, quality assurance, premises and facilities, learning resources, academic management, care of students, accommodation, leisure opportunities and care of under 18s.

The inspection report stated that the organisation met the standards of the scheme.

To view our full British Council inspection report, please click here.

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