English Summer Schools in York | English Summer Programmes

Young Learners Summer Course 2019

Melton College is a great place to spend a few weeks in the summer.

We want our younger students to become confident communicators and confident individuals.

Often away from home for the first time, communicating through English is part of learning self-reliance and the courage to be independent.

Dates 2019

From 23rd June to 1st September 2019

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Description

The summer timetable is a balance of grammar, reading, writing, listening and speaking skills. Older students enjoy exploring a top tourist city. For younger students, York is a safe city; big enough to be interesting, small enough to be friendly.

After lessons, students can choose from our after-class activities including; literature and talks, sport or film, we also run a homework club.

On three evenings each week we arrange activities in the College and we have a series of optional extra evening events (for a small additional payment) in the City.

Students on our Summer Course are automatically on ‘Homestay Extra’; this includes full-board, a local bus pass and airport transfers.

Lessons Out

York is a really great city for students with lots to see and learn from in the streets, museums and historic buildings. To make the most of this, one afternoon each week will be based in a museum, an attraction or involve an activity in the City.

The Summer Course is a General English course from 09:30-15:45, Monday to Friday. There are 25 classes each week, 3 morning classes of 60 minutes and 2 afternoon classes of 45 minutes each day. Students following the Summer Course programme, if aged 16 or 17,  may share classes with students following the General English Course. There is an optional cultural programme and activities in the afternoons from 16:00 to 17:00 and a full-day excursion each Saturday included in the fees. On three evenings each week we arrange activities in the College and we have a series of optional extra evening events (for an additional payment) in the City. Students under 18 must join the Saturday excursion and elements of the activity programme.

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Key points

  • 22.5 hours of tuition
  • Maximum class size: 14
  • Average class size (2017): 12
  • Minimum age: 11
  • Maximum age: 17 (or if still at school)
  • Full activity programme
  • Full-day excursion every Saturday
  • Accompanied Airport transfers (Sundays only) included for all in Homestay Extra from Leeds or Manchester airports within certain times as per the table below:
ARRIVAL £75 Homestay Extra Transfer £75
Leeds Bradford Airport 07:00 – 09:00 09:00 – 20:00 20:00 – 22:00
Manchester Airport 07:00 – 10:00 10:00 – 18:00 18:00 – 20:00
DEPARTURE £75 Homestay Extra Transfer £75
Leeds Bradford Airport 08:00 – 10:00 10:00 – 19:00 19:00 – 21:00
Manchester Airport 08:00 – 11:00 11:00 – 18:00 18:00 – 20:00

Most Summer Course students are aged between 14–17.

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Timetable

Time Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
09:30-10:30 Reading Reading Reading Reading Reading Full-Day Excursion Each Saturday
10:45-11:45 Listening Listening Listening Listening Listening Full-Day Excursion Each Saturday
12:00-13:00 Grammar & Vocabulary Grammar & Vocabulary Grammar & Vocabulary Grammar & Vocabulary Grammar & Vocabulary Full-Day Excursion Each Saturday
14:00-14:45 Writing Writing Lesson Out Writing Writing Full-Day Excursion Each Saturday
15:00-15:45 Speaking Speaking Lesson Out Speaking Speaking Full-Day Excursion Each Saturday
16:00-17:00 After-Class Activities After-Class Activities After-Class Activities After-Class Activities Full-Day Excursion Each Saturday
16:00-17:30 IELTS / FCE Preparation IELTS / FCE Preparation IELTS / FCE Preparation IELTS / FCE Preparation IELTS / FCE Preparation Full-Day Excursion Each Saturday
Evening  Included Activity Optional Activity Included Activity Optional Activity Included Activity

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Tuition Fees

Total fees per week

Course 1 week 2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks
Summer Course £646.00 £1,217.00 £1,788.00 £2,359.00

Includes Booking Fee: £75 per student,  Tuition Fee: £340 per week and Accommodation (see below)

See also our Booking Conditions online Fees Calculator.

The tuition fees include:

  • 25 classes totalling 22.5 hours tuition each week
  • Optional cultural programme and activities in the afternoons
  • Full-day excursions each Saturday
  • Two evening activities each week

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Accommodation & welfare

Accommodation Fees

Accomodation Fees Includes Airport Transfer Includes Bus Pass Includes Full Board Per Week
All Students (Homestay Extra) Yes Yes Yes £231.00

See also our online Fees Calculator.

Accommodation Information

Accommodation is from Sunday to Sunday. Summer course students, if in College accommodation, take the Homestay Extra package which includes airport transfers, a bus pass and full-board.

We place great emphasis on welfare. All students have to follow the College curfew regulations and we are happy to set earlier times if parents wish. Student’s under 18 may be required to share a room with a student from a different language group.

Activities

After lessons, students can choose from our after-class activities, including literature, study skills and, for those who want something less serious, sport, games, crafts or cooking. We also run a Melton E-Learning club for students.

On three evenings each week we arrange activities in the College and we have a series of optional extra evening events (for an additional payment) in the City.

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