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Embassy Dublin Day Programme

Terenure College Day Programme

Founded by the legendary Vikings and enriched over centuries of culture and creativity, Dublin is a bustling capital city with all the warmth of your favourite little town. Spend your days exploring everything this enchanting green city has to offer – and don’t forget your camera! Study at renowned Terenure College, located in a beautiful, green setting in the Dublin suburbs.

Quick Facts

Location: Terenure College

Dates available: 28 Jun - 16 Aug

Ages: 13 – 17

Accommodation: Not included

Emergency Number: 00353 (0) 1 9058831

Living

  • This programme does NOT include accommodation. We recommend that parents book accommodation within easy reach of Terenure College

Food Options

Breakfast

Not included

Lunch

Packed lunch is provided by the homestay, consisting of a sandwich, fruit, and a drink.

Evening Meal

Not included


 

Snacks

Terenure College where students can but some drinks and confectionary. The nearest supermarket is about 15 minutes’ walk from the college.

Facilities

  • Internet access
  • Storage space

MEALS
Students eat breakfast and evening meal together with the homestay and packed lunch in school or out on activities.

Learning

  • Taught by friendly and professional English teachers
  • 20 x 45 minute lessons per week morning or afternoon
  • Placement test on day 1 to ensure students in appropriate level
  • Maximum 15 students per class
  • Students will be placed in an international class with students of different nationalities
  • Spacious classrooms
  • Curriculum with emphasis on communication skills
  • Materials included as well as an end of course report and certificate

Programme Information

Arrival

Students will be met and greeted by Embassy Staff/driver if an arrival airport transfer has been reserved.

 

Welcome

Students are welcomed by Terenure College or at a meeting point in central Dublin by tour staff. During the first day they will complete a placement test and receive a welcome letter with information about the course.

Activities

Activities are organised every day, these activities take place either on-site or in the city centre. These may include:

  • Sports such as football, mini Olympics, Gaelic Football, ultimate frisbee, etc
  • Daytime activities such as Viking Splash, Dublin Hop-on Hop-off tour, EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum, Kilmainham Gaol and Irish Museum of Modern Art, etc

Excursions and Trips

FULL-DAY EXCURSIONS

  • Bray: The beautiful coastal town of Bray in County Wicklow is one hour away from Dublin. Students will have the opportunity to enjoy the seaside town’s attractions and a scenic walk under the cliffs.
  • Glendalough: Students spend the day in Glendalough enjoying the beauty of the Irish countryside where they will walk through Wicklow Mountains National Park and gain insight into the country’s history and culture. They will also visit the medieval monastic settlement of Glendalough.
  • Belfast & Titanic Museum: Belfast is the capital and largest city in Northern Ireland, best known for being where the RMS Titanic was built. This trip includes a visit to the world-famous Titanic Museum!
  • Kilkenny: Kilkenny is the Ireland of many visitors’ imaginations. Built from dark grey limestone flecked with fossil seashells, Kilkenny is also known as ‘the Marble City’. The trip includes a visit to Kilkenny Castle, one of Ireland’s most visited heritage sites.
  • Portmarnock: Portmarnock is a coastal suburban village in Fingal, Ireland with sandy beaches. Students will experience and enjoy the coastal town along with activities.

OPTIONAL ACTIVITIES

  • Bowling
  • Laser Tag
  • Dublin Zoo
  • Guinness Storehouse

3 WEEK SAMPLE PROGRAMMES

Extra

All Day Programmes start on a Monday and vary in length dependent on the centre. Some includes the full 7 days of the week, others 6 days (excluding Sundays) and the Malta programme for Juniors (8-13) include 5 days. Students will take part of lessons, have lunch at the centre and go on activities and excursions with the rest of the students. Below is a sample of the full summer programme.This programme is for illustrative purposes and activities and visits may change.

WEEK 1/4/7MONDAYTUESDAYWEDNESDAYTHURSDAYFRIDAYSATURDAYSUNDAY
Jun29/Jul20/ Aug10Jun30/Jul21/ Aug11Jul1/Jul22/ Aug12Jul2/Jul23/ Aug13Jul3/Jul24/ Aug14Jul4/Jul25/ Aug15Jul5/Jul26/ Aug16
Morning
Testing/Induction
or Lessons
LessonsLessonsLessonsLessonsFull-day trip to Kilkenny with walking tour & Kilkenny CastleArrivals & departures or full-day trip to Bray
Afternoon

Dublin Orientation Walking Tour

James Joyce Tower & Museum
Gaelic Football & Sports
Viking SplashNatural History Museum & Grafton Street Shopping/ Optional - Bowling
& Laser Tag

 

WEEK 2/5MONDAYTUESDAYWEDNESDAYTHURSDAYFRIDAYSATURDAYSUNDAY
Jul6/Jul27Jul7/Jul28Jul8/Jul29Jul9/Jul30Jul10/Jul31Jul11/Aug1Jul12/Aug2
Morning
Dublin Rock n’ Roll Walking Tour
Kilmainham Gaol and Irish Museum Of Modern Art SportsDublin Hop-on Hop-off TourTrinity Science Museum & George’s Street Arcade/ Optional - Dublin ZooFull-day trip to Belfast & Titanic MuseumArrivals & departures or full-day trip to Portamarnock
Afternoon

Lessons

Lessons
Lessons
LessonsLessons

 

See sample programme

WEEK 3/6MONDAYTUESDAYWEDNESDAYTHURSDAYFRIDAYSATURDAYSUNDAY
Jul13/Aug3Jul14/Aug4Jul15/Aug5Jul16/Aug6Jul17/Aug7Jul18/Aug8Jul19/Aug9
Morning
Testing /Induction
LessonsLessonsLessonsLessonsFull-day trip to Glendalough and PowerscourtArrivals/ Departures
Afternoon

Dublin Liffey River Walk

Dublinia & Christ Church Cathedral
Capture the Flag & Sports
EPIC The Irish Emigration MuseumPhoenix Park Photo
Scavenger Hunt/ Optional - Guinness Storehouse

 

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