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Embassy Malta Day Programme

Embassy Malta

The Day Programme provides an ideal supplement to a family holiday for young students. Teenagers can learn English, socialise with other students from around the world, and take part in an action packed activity programme or without.


 

Quick Facts

Location: St. Martins College

Dates available: Day Programme with activities: 20 Jun - 30 Aug 2020

Dates available: Day Programme without activities: 20 Jun - 30 Aug 2020

Ages: 12 - 17

Accommodation: Not included

Emergency Number: +356 99467078

Living

  • This programme does NOT include accommodation. We recommend that parents book accommodation within easy reach of EC Malta in St. Julian's.

Food Options

Breakfast

Not included

Lunch

All our lunches offer a varied and balanced diet with options and preferences for all students.

Students are offered lunch either whilst out on activity or at the School between Monday to Friday. At school students are offered a variety of either hot or cold lunches depending on the day. The options may include fresh salads, cold pastas, chicken, different bread varieties and more. Whilst out on activity students will be given the option of choosing their own lunch from a number of different internationally branded food outlets as well as some of Malta’s most iconic restaurants and food stalls.

Packed lunches are usually offered on the weekends

 
 

Evening Meal

Not included

Snacks

There are several shops nearby to purchase snacks, drinks and confectionary

Facilities

  • Common spaces inside and outside
  • Wi-Fi is available in common areas

Special dietary requirements may be accommodated subject to availability and a weekly fee. 

Water

Temperatures in Malta during the summer are quite high; therefore students, need to drink plenty of water. Whilst water is provided during meals, students will be expected to buy bottled water at other times during activities and school. It is important to take this into account when evaluating the amount of pocket money needed. 

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 modern classrooms with interactive whiteboards
  • Curriculum with emphasis on communication skills
  • Materials included as well as and end of course report and certificate

Programme Information

First Day

On the first Monday of the course, students are picked up by the private EC bus from EC’s adult centre in St Julians at 7:15. They will take a placement test in order to assess their level of English language proficiency and to place them in the appropriate class for their level.

Students will receive their Welcome Pack on the first day of school. The Welcome Pack contains an activity programme, timetable and a welcome letter which includes QR codes to access a virtual student handbook.

After lunch, students who have booked to attend the activity programme will be taken directly to afternoon activities. Following the afternoon activity, students will be returned by the private EC bus to join their family. classic island day students will also attend evening and weekend activities unless parental permission to miss such activities is provided in writing.

After school and lunch, students who are not attending activities will be taken back to the EC adult centre. 

Activities

Activities are organised on days when there are no trips and during the evenings, these activities take place either on-site or near the centre. These may include:

  • Sports such as football, mini Olympics, rounders, table tennis, volleyball and basketball
  • Daytime activities such as scavenger hunts and drama workshops
  • Evening activities such as karaoke, talent show and team games

Getting to and From School Activities

  •  A private EC bus service will take students to and from school and activities. Students will be picked up and dropped off at the EC adult centre in St. Julian's. Parents should ensure that their children are at the adult centre every morning for the bus.
  • The Day Programme can be booked with or without activities. For those students who would like to join activities, a private EC bus service takes students to and from activities. Those students who do not join the activity programme will be dropped off at the EC adult centre after lunch, where they can meet their parents.

Excursions and Trips

HALF-DAY TRIPS

  • Splash & Fun Water Park
  • Valletta
  • Sandy beach
  • Mdina
  • the National Aquarium

FULL-DAY EXCURSIONS

  • South of Malta tour and beach visit: Students visit places like Marsaxlokk, Marsascala and the Blue Grotto as well as cool places to swim.
  • North of Malta tour and beach visit: Students explore areas with rich cultural heritage and visit gorgeous sandy beaches.
  • Sliema: Sliema was once an old fishing village but today is one of the main towns in Malta with great shopping, restaurants, cafés and lots to see and do.

OPTIONAL EXCURSION

  • Sicily: Full-day excursion to the beautiful Italian island of Sicily, filled with gorgeous landscapes and a mix of cultures.
  • Gozo: our students get to visit Malta’s beautiful sister island Gozo and explore the best bits of the island.

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 MONDAYTUESDAYWEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY 
 MorningLessonsLessonsLessons LessonsLessons 
 AfternoonBowlingComino
Marsaxlokk & Vittoriosa
Tigne Point Shopping & Beach

Valletta Walk

Around & Malta 5D

 

 WEEK 2/5 MONDAYTUESDAYWEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY 
 Morning
Sandy Beach Mellieha
Harbour Cruise & Swimming



 

Mdina & Badger 

 

 

Karting

 

Water ParkRelaxing by the Pool
 AfternoonLessons Lessons Lessons Lessons Lessons 

 

See sample programme

 WEEK 3/6 MONDAYTUESDAYWEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY 
 MorningLessonsLessonsLessonsLessonsLessons
 AfternoonBowling Comino



 

Visit to Wied

 

 

Iz-Zurrieq

 

Sandy Beach Armier 



 

Valletta Walk 

Around & Malta 

 

experience

 

 

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