EC Academy

SPECIALISED COURSES

EC Academy

ACTIVITY, EXCITEMENT, DISCOVERY

A unique blend of English language and specialist courses alongside a full programme of activities and excursions with students from all over the world – that is what makes the EC Academy experience something special. Choose from these specialised courses.

SPORTS

  • Multi Activities

    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.

    Key Facts

    15 hours of 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.

    Available at Wellington

  • Climbing & Bouldering

    Be part of the growing Olympic sport for 2021 and learn or develop your Climbing Skills.

    Let your mind, body and soul climb on some of the best indoor walls created for specialist climbing. Over 4 days students will take part in a varied programme of climbing and bouldering for 2 hours each day. Located in state-of-the-art facilities available with the support of experienced and qualified instructors, students will enjoy:

    PRINCIPLES OF CLIMBING
    Safety, harnessing, belaying, catching and lowering, and more.

    BOULDERING TECHNIQUES
    Crimping, matching, planning your routes and more.

    Key Facts

    15 hours of English language tuition per week.

    ✓ 4 days per week, 2 hours per day.

    Instructor to student ratio of 1:10 maximum.

    Students join in the whole school activity hour where they will get a chance to mix with students on other programmes.

    NOT AVAILABLE IN 2021

  • Dance

    Learn a variety of dance skills taught by professional dance teachers.

    Dance offers a varied programme according to each student’s abilities, skills and interests. Classes cover free movement, contemporary, jazz, street dance and even choreography! The dancers will showcase all they’ve learned to other students at the weekly Academy Showcase.

    Our teachers are all professionally qualified to teach at a variety of levels and disciplines, whether beginners or more advanced students of contemporary and commercial dance.

    Key Facts

    15 hours of English language tuition per week.

     Dance 4 days per week, 2 hours per day.

     Each student will receive a certificate and report to demonstrate their achievement

     The average teacher 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.

    NOT AVAILABLE IN 2021

  • Horse Riding

    Ride at an equestrian centre that offers a wealth of experience in fantastic locations.

    Each student will receive an ability test on their first day at the equestrian centre. The professional instructors will create a programme adapted to the students’ abilities and select a horse or pony accordingly for the week.

    Stable management will also be a part of the programme.

    Key Facts

    15 hours of English language tuition per week.

    Horse Riding 4 days per week, 2 hours per day.

    Instruction options include dressage and stable management, and horse riding in the local countryside, dependent on level.

    Students join in the whole school activity hour where they will get a chance to mix with students on other programmes.

    NOT AVAILABLE IN 2021

  • Tennis

    A variety of skills and techniques taught by our professional coaches to help improve your game.

    Each student will be evaluated on the first tennis session as to their level of play. Our professional coaches are all Lawn Tennis Association qualified with Level 2 or higher.

    Our coaches will ensure that students learn and practise a variety of skills and techniques, including serving, volleys, shots and etiquette on the court.

    Key Facts

    15 hours of English language tuition per week.

     Tennis 4 days per week, 2 hours per day.

    Coach to student ratio is 1:4.

    Play takes place on dedicated on-site multi-surface tennis courts.

    Students join in the whole school activity hour where they will get a chance to mix with students on other programmes.

    NOT AVAILABLE IN 2021

  • Surfing

    With miles of beaches and reliable waves, it’s no wonder surfing has become an integral part of California's identity. What better place to enjoy them than Surf City, USA!

    On our surfing programme, students will start with basics of surfing including safety, basics and etiquette, as well as some practise. They will also learn about ocean ecology and conservation to complement their surfing practise.

    Students can expect to enjoy at least 4 days per week out surfing, at least 2 hours each session. All of our instructors are certified members of The International Surfing Association (ISA) and will be there to help students every step of the way.

    Key Facts

    15 hours of English language tuition per week
    Surfing 4 days per week, 2 hours per day
    We provide all equipment necessary
    Instructor to student ratio is up to 1:5
    Students join in the whole school activity hour where they will get a chance to mix with students on other programmes

    NOT AVAILABLE IN 2021

  • Watersports

    Make a splash this summer and take to the water for mixed watersports course.

    This exciting activity course could include, canoeing,kayaking, windsurfing, stand up paddleboarding or dinghy sailing. It gives the students the opportunity to try different watersport activities during the week and is run by qualified and experienced instructors on a beautiful Somerset Lake, specific for watersports. Students will learn basic safety and techniques. Bouyancy aids are provided.

    Key Facts

    15 hours English language tuition per week.

    Various watersports over 4 afternoons.

    The club provides buoyancy aids.

    Ratio is 1:8 or 1:10 depending on activity on that day.

    Students join in the whole school activity hour where they will get a chance to mix with students on other.

     

    NOT AVAILABLE IN 2021

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. 

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