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Young Learners’ Courses

Young Learners’ Courses

Our Young Learners’ Course help children and teenagers communicate with confidence, at school, in exams, on holiday and in life.

Specially designed for Young learners

We have a skills-based timetable specially designed with younger learners in mind and covering the language skills they will need now and in the future. We make the most of our young learners being in York in an English speaking environment. For a more detailed description of our Young Learners' Courses, follow this link.

Young Learners' Courses throughout the year

We run Young learners' Courses over Easter, during the Summer and in October. Each course follows the same structure but has a programme designed to make the most of the time of year in York, a truly year-round city!

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Young Learners' English Courses in York for Children and Teenagers

York is a great city for Young Learners! Big enough to be interesting, small enough to be friendly and safe. Most of the shopping streets are traffic free and everything is within 30 minutes' walk of everything else! As one of the top tourist destinations in Europe, York has lots for students to see and do!

York is famous for York Minster, our beautiful cathedral and some world-class museums. But did you know York is also home to the original "Diagon Alley"?

We include all of these into our programmes through our "Lessons Out".  For our Young Learners' free time, York also has great shopping!

Looking after our Young Learners

For many of our students, our Young Learners' Course is their first time away from home on their own. The College has comprehensive welfare and safeguarding services and a permanent Welfare Officer to look after our students. All Young Learners' in our Homestay Extra Accommodation are on full-board and have a local bus pass provided if living more than 25 mins walk from the College.

Key Points of our Young Learners' Courses

22.5 hours per week including Lessons Out
Minimum age: 11 (10 if accompanied by a parent)
Maximum age: 17 (or if still at school)
Maximum class size: 14
Average class size (2019): 8

Accompanied Airport transfers (Sundays only) included for all in Homestay Extra from Leeds or Manchester airports within certain times.

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