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Embassy Malta, St Martin's College Day Programme

St Martin's College

A great addition to a family holiday, enjoy fun by the seaside plus English language learning in a safe and nurturing environment. Each day is filled with great lessons and lots of exciting activities, without accommodation.


 

Quick Facts

Location: St. Martins College

Dates available: Day Programme with activities: 22 Jun - 21 Aug 2020

Dates available: Day Programme without activities: 22 Jun - 21 Aug 2020

Ages: 8 - 13

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.  

Evening Meal

Not included

 

Snacks

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

Facilities

  • Wi-Fi is available across the whole campus
  • Common spaces both inside and outside

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 and an EC bus stop map.

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. 


After school and a hot 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 
Jun22/Jul13Jun23/Jul14Jun24/Jul15Jun25/Jul16Jun26/Jul17
 MorningLessonsLessonsLessonsLessonsLessons
 AfternoonNational Aquarium Arts & Crafts Splash & Fun Water Park Esplora Science Centre
Sandy Beach

 

 WEEK  2/5MONDAY  TUESDAYWEDNESDAYTHURSDAYFRIDAY
Jun29/Jul20Jun30/Jul21Jul1/Jul22Jul2/Jul23Jul3/Jul24
 MorningLessons LessonsLessons LessonsLessons 
 AfternoonValletta & Malta 5D
Bowling &
Baystreet
Beach day Sandy BeachMdina Experience & San Anton Gardens

 

See sample programme

 WEEK  3/6MONDAY  TUESDAYWEDNESDAYTHURSDAYFRIDAY
Jul6/Jul27Jul7/Jul28Jul8/Jul29Jul9/Jul30Jul10/Jul31
 MorningLessons LessonsLessons LessonsLessons 
 AfternoonNational Aquarium
Arts & crafts
Splash & Fun Water Park Esplora Science CentreSandy Beach

 

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