Moreton Hall Summer programmes, Oswestry, Shropshire

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Intensive English and Sports Coaching

Purpose: This course is designed to improve all key aspects of your English, whilst also developing your sports skills in Golf or Tennis. There are 15 hours of English lessons every week taught in small classes from beginner to advanced level every weekday morning (maximum class size 12) and 15 hours of professional coaching and tuition in sport in the afternoons. Suitable sports kit and trainers are required. Students also enjoy social activities with students from other countries.

Golf students will be taught by a Professional Golfers Association (PGA) qualified coach, using indoor and outdoor facilities to cover all aspects of the game. Equipment will be provided, along with access to the on-site 9-hole golf course and weekly use of an 18-hole course. 

Tennis students will train with qualified Lawn Tennis Association (LTA) coaches, giving the opportunity to develop skills and techniques and take your game to a new level. Students have access to 15 courts on a range of surfaces at Moreton Hall and coaching will cover all aspects of the game, developing and improving play through a range of drills, exercises and game situations. 

Depending on the age of the student, there will be 1-2 hours of supervised homework each evening. On Saturdays there is a full-day excursion and on Sundays there is an optional shopping trip followed by a full activity programme on-site.

2017 Price: £ 750 per week

Included in the price

15 hours of English lessons per week
15 hours of professional sport coaching per week
Dormitory en-suite accommodation (2-4 beds)
All meals and snacks provided

Intensive Academic programme

Purpose: This British Council accredited course run by Moreton Hall’s International Study Centre (ISC*) staff is ideal GCSE/A Level preparation, providing a boarding experience, for international students including those who plan to study at a UK boarding school.

There are 30 hours of lessons each week depending on the course. These include the teaching of English to develop language skills plus Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics, Geography, Business Studies and Economics. Students benefit from small class sizes (maximum 12).

This course provides a vital introduction to the teaching of core subjects in UK schools. Formal English Speaking preparation and presentations are held and examined during the course. Students will have 1-2 hours of supervised homework each evening, depending on their attendance of the pre-GCSE or A Level course. Every day, extracurricularactivities (eg. music, art, sport, drama, cookery, swimming) will be timetabled into the programme; sports kit and trainers are required.

After the Friday night disco, there is a full-day excursion on Saturdays and on Sundays there is an optional shopping trip followed by a full activity programme on-site. Week 8 is our ever-popular Culture Week. Students are taken out of the classroom and given the opportunity to consolidate the language skills they have acquired with a variety of educational and cultural lectures, field trips and excursions.

2017 Price: £ 1,030 per week 

Included in the price

30 hours per week of lessons in English and academic subjects
Single and twin en-suite accommodation
All meals and snacks provided

School Facilities

  • 100 acres of beautiful, safe grounds
  • 9 hole golf course
  • Indoor 25 metre heated pool
  • Modern sports hall
  • Fitness suite (Parents only)
  • All weather surface pitches
  • Sports pitches and playing fields
  • Tennis courts
  • Dining hall
  • Health Centre
  • High-speed Wi-Fi internet access
  • Theatre
  • Tuck shop
  • Common rooms/lounge areas
  • Coffee shop/cash bar (Parents only)

Accommodation

Dormitory en-suite rooms of 2-4 beds (Intensive English and Sports Coaching)
Modern single and twin study bedrooms with en-suite bathroom facilities

Typical Excursions

  • Manchester (Manchester United football ground tour, museum, shopping)
  • Liverpool (Beatles museum, art gallery, shopping)
  • Shrewsbury and Chester (historic town, castles, shopping)
  • Warwick and Shakespeare’s Stratford upon Avon
  • Oxford and the University
  • Museums, castles, historic houses, art galleries
  • Theme park, zoo
  • North Wales coasts and castles

Parent and Child Programmes – Moreton Hall’s Unique Programme

Purpose: These unique courses are designed to allow both parent and child to experience life in a UK boarding school. They feature separate programmes for parents and children, and activities to participate in together.

Parents’ Intensive English Course

The course consists of 15 hours of tuition per week. Levels of English will be assessed upon arrival and then teaching takes place in small groups every weekday morning.

Every afternoon and at weekends, a wide range of cultural, creative and sporting activities and excursions are available. Informal evening activities, throughout the week, will develop and improve conversational skills. These include quiz and bingo nights, cookery demonstrations, weekly cocktail parties, talks by local guest speakers, wine-tasting, chef’s night dinners, English sports afternoons, croquet and cream tea, and canal walks to local pubs.

Excursions include visits to local historical towns such as Chester and Shrewsbury, as well as historical houses and castles belonging to the National Trust. Trips further afield include Liverpool, Manchester and Oxford, and the coasts and castles of North Wales, for cultural and shopping experiences.

3 – 7 year olds: In the mornings, children attend 2 hours of English lessons. On some afternoons, parents have the option of taking their children with them on excursions or the children may take part in Moreton Hall’s renowned Holiday Club programme, where they continue to improve their English through interactive themed activities together with British boys and girls and those of other nationalities.

8 – 13 year olds: Children enjoy 2 hours of English lessons every morning. On some afternoons, parents have the option of taking their children with them on excursions or the children may take part in Moreton Hall’s renowned Holiday Club ‘Workshops’ which focus on developing skills in dance and drama, art and music, and a variety of sports including lacrosse, archery and football. Here they continue to improve their English through interactive activities together with British children and those of other nationalities. This is an excellent opportunity for children to learn English in a friendly, informal environment.

Included in the price:

  • 15 hours tuition per week (10 hours for children)
  • En-suite accommodation (parent and child sharing) and all meals and snacks provided
  • Welcome cocktail party
  • Full involvement in the Moreton Hall Holiday Club programme and workshops
  • One full-day excursion each Saturday and an optional shopping trip each Sunday
  • Weekly spa afternoon – treatments at extra cost
  • Laundry facilities
  • High-speed Wi-Fi internet access and IT support

Accommodation

  • Dormitory en-suite rooms of 2-4 beds (Intensive English and Sports Coaching)
  • Modern single and twin study bedrooms with en-suite bathroom facilities
  • Triple bedrooms/flats available (Parent and Child Course)

Price: £ 1,800 for two per week in July; £ 1,700 for two per week in August (+£ 525 for extra child)

See the regular high school programme of Moreton Hall here.

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