EC ACADEMY WELLINGTON COLLEGE
This stunning, prestigious boarding school provides a high-quality learning environment and a wealth of excellent on-site facilities to inspire and delight our students throughout their Junior English course.
Take a junior English course in Wellington for an experience you will never forget. The school, which was founded in 1837, occupies a 35-acre site in the centre of the market town of Wellington. Wellington has been a highly esteemed school since its beginning and continues this legacy today, offering excellent facilities for our junior students. Learn English in Wellington with EC Academy and benefit from an indoor heated swimming pool, astro turf, tennis courts, state of the art sports hall, dance studio, playing fields for football, rugby and other field sports, an art studio, modern dining facilities and great study areas.
The local high street and shops are a short walk away from our English school. Trains run to London from two nearby train stations. Bristol and Bath are also nearby as is the famous town of Glastonbury, home to Glastonbury Abbey which is thought to be the burial place of legendary King Arthur.
LOCATION: Wellington, Somerset, West England
DATES: 11 July - 15 August 2021
AGES: 8 - 17
NEW for 2021: Wellington Day Camp and Residence (Activities only)
WHY CHOOSE WELLINGTON ACADEMY?
Accommodation is in various boarding houses with mostly shared twin rooms and some single rooms and multi-bedded dormitories for our youngest students.
Our qualified and competent teachers are the key to ensuring a successful summer at EC Academy. They create a productive learning environment through engaging, inspiring lessons and the small class sizes mean that students will benefit from individual attention, providing a great opportunity to develop and progress.
Excellence in English Learning:
Qualified and competent English teachers.
15 hours of English language tuition per week for all students (23 hours for Academic Study course).
Maximum class size of 12 (General English), 6 (Intensive course), 8 (Academic Study course)
End of course certificates and reports to take home.
Student Care & Welfare
The accommodation is made up of various boarding houses and mostly single standard rooms that are homely and comfortable and give students a space to make new friends whilst having some privacy.
Each boarding house has a House Parent who builds a relationship with all students in that house, waking them up each day, making sure they eat well and are happy and participating. Our students can talk to their House Parent about any problems they may have.
A UK registered nurse do regular visits to address small medical needs students might have. For other medical issues, we will transport the student to the nearest doctor or hospital.
24 Hour Support
Anyone who has questions or needs any kind of support can speak to our staff at the centre, or contact our dedicated EC Academy 24-hour emergency telephone number.
A range of healthy local food and international cuisine is available, with three meals served per day. Additional snacks and drinks are also available twice per day during break time. On full-day excursions, packed lunches will be provided.
Arrival & Departure
EC Academy provides a dedicated meet-and-greet and transfer service for all students to ensure their comfort and safety.
We provide a departure transfer for all students and our team will also assist students' checking in at the airport.
All students travelling abroad must have adequate insurance in case of medical or other emergencies. EC Academy offers a comprehensive insurance policy wit trusted insurance provider called guard.me, which is specifically designed to meet the needs of international students. Read more about guard.me here.
Keep the mind and body active by participating in a variety of fun sports and challenging activities.
With swimming pools available as well as fantastic sports facilities and spacious grounds, our activities team organise a different combination of sports and activities every day to ensure a varied week.
Students will spend 2 hours per day over 4 days participating in a selection of activities that may include football and swimming, as well as treasure hunts and team games.
✓ 15 hours English language tuition per week.
✓ Multi activities 4 days per week, 2 hours per day.
✓ Coach to student ratio is 1:12.
✓ Students join in the whole school activity hour where they will get a chance to mix with students on other programmes.
IMPROVE YOUR LANGUAGE SKILLS ON OUR JUNIOR ENGLISH COURSES IN THE UK AND USA
Our Academies are set in safe, beautiful English-learning locations offering junior students unforgettable confidence-building experiences.