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Canterbury Seniors
Canterbury Lesson
Welcome to st giles JUNIORS Canterbury

Located at The King's School

Sunday 10th July - Sunday 14th August 2022

  • Live and learn in the grounds of Canterbury Cathedral
  • Safe and secure campus
  • Excellent sporting and leisure facilities

The King’s School has a history dating back to 597AD, making it Britain’s oldest boarding school. The school is in the grounds of Canterbury Cathedral and St Augustine’s Abbey – both World Heritage Sites – right in the heart of the medieval town centre of Canterbury.

Modern accommodation, teaching, and recreational facilities combined with the medieval school buildings and grounds offer a magical experience. Sporting facilities on offer at the nearby King’s School sports centre include an indoor swimming pool, gym, tennis and squash courts, and outdoor playing fields.

Students attending Canterbury can choose from our English Plus options which include Performing Arts and additional Speaking and Writing lessons. Both are available at no extra cost and allow students to personalise their course. Our English Plus Tennis and Fencing options are also held at Canterbury, Students can opt to take 5 hours of professional tennis and/or 5 hours of fencing lessons for young learners for an additional fee per week. 




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Age range:
8-12 years & 13-17 years

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20 lessons (16.7 hrs) per week

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Class Size:
12 per class

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General Staff Ratio:

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Residence: Single or shared rooms (2,3 and 4), shared bathrooms (1:4)

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Travel Time:
London - 90 minutes, Gatwick Airport - 70 minutes

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Indoor swimming pool
Outdoor playing fields
Tennis courts
Indoor sports hall

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  • Up to two full-day and two half-day excursions per week.
  • Full day excursions include London sightseeing, Hastings, and Brighton beach.
  • Half-day excursions include Leeds Castle and Dover.
  • A full afternoon and evening activity programme is organised which will include a choice of sports (swimming, table tennis, basketball, volleyball, football) as well as other activities such as movie nights, drum workshops, karaoke night, student discos and bowling.
  • Option to take part in our sport English Plus options: 5 hours of tennis coaching per week from Lawn Tennis Association (LTA) professionals or fencing lessons from qualified instructors, for an additional fee.


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Further information


  • Download our 2022 English Plus Performing Arts factsheet here
  • Download our 2022 English Plus Speaking and Writing factsheet here


Contact Us

Call +44 1273 573 760
Email bookings@stgiles.co.uk

Centre Location

The Kings School
St Augustine’s
Monastery Street