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JUNIOR PACKAGE PROGRAMME

The Junior Package Programme

Caring for children and young adults means we need to think of everything and we offer a complete package programme for our students.


Level
Elementary +

Course Duration
1 week +

Start Dates
Summer Start Dates

Lessons per week
20 or 25

Lesson length
50 minutes

Maximum in class
12 - 15 students (depending on centre)

Available at
All Junior Centres

English Plus Options

We offer a wide range of Sport and Language English Plus Options, which take place over 5 hours per
week in the afternoons and enable you to tailor your Junior Summer Course to your specific interests and
needs. These optional afternoon programmes have been designed to help you make the most of your
summer by giving you the opportunity to improve your English whilst following your passion.

English Plus Language Options are available at most centres in the UK, USA and Canada and are available at no
extra cost. Students can personalise their course on arrival, by adding one of the many Language Options we offer.

English Plus Sport Options

Our English Plus Sport Options help you to get the most out of your summer. Improve your English, while also following your passion. Our Canterbury offers an optional 5 hours of tennis coaching from Lawn Tennis Association (LTA) professionals or 5 hours of fencing from qualified instructors per week. In Nottingham, you can take 5 hours of instruction per week in football skills and techniques, or tennis instruction. In the US, our centre in Orlando offers 5 hours of surfing lessons per week, and our centre in San Francisco offers 5 hours of tennis lessons per week. 

Accommodation and Welfare

As well as offering great lessons and an action-packed activity programme, we want to make sure that you are able to relax and feel at home with us in a safe environment.

All our junior centres offer the following:

  • Full-board residential accommodation
  • Healthy food choices, with plenty of variety and special diets catered for
  • 24-hour welfare and support staff on-site at all times
  • High levels of staff to student ratios offer lots of individual care and attention
  • 24-hour emergency contact number for students and parents
  • Travel and Medical Insurance included for all students

All of your accommodation is carefully selected by us to ensure that you are comfortable and happy during your stay. You will stay in a modern and safe residence, with a range of facilities. Our welfare and support staff are on site at all times - 24 hours a day - should you need any help while you are with us.

The English Language Course: Quality Teaching

Our friendly and professional teachers use cutting-edge methods in an interactive and stimulating learning environment to help you learn quickly. The lessons are designed to focus on building your communication skills and confidence in using English. We offer:

  • 20 lessons (16.7 hours) each week
  • Progress tests and regular 1:1 counselling with your teacher
  • Small international classes with lots of individual attention
  • All learning materials included
  • End of course Certificate

See one of our sample Factsheets here

Our qualified and energetic teachers bring the language to life for students through a vibrant and functional approach. In addition to formal language skills training, lessons include project work, games and use of St Giles International's wide variety of modern English language teaching resources. Lessons will also include preparation for excursions and activities to help you continue your learning outside of the classroom.

Activities & Excursions

Every St Giles Junior Summer Course is packed with activities, excursions, local visits, sports, and games, all carefully designed to be both educational and fun. The programme of activities and trips is chosen to be suitable for your age and to help you make new friends, practice your English and have fun from your very first day at the centre until you leave!

You will enjoy:

  • At least one full-day excursion per week plus one half-day excursion per week or 2 full-day excursions per week
  • An action packed afternoon programme of sports, local visits and games
  • Fun and varied evening activities including quiz nights, discos, competitions and international talent shows

Below is a sample programme from our Los Angeles Centre. More details of activities and excursions can be found on each location page, where you can also download a sample timetable for each centre.

 

Time table

Course Objectives

After you take a Junior Package Programme at St Giles, you should:

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"St Giles counsellors are very friendly and are always ready to help you with whatever you need. The activities are very creative and most of them are very fun and it helps to practice your English with new people so it is a good way to learn new vocabulary and also new cultures."

Brenda ,Brazil