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Embassy Kingswood Day Programme

Royal Holloway University Day Programme

Our centre is located on the Kingswood Hall campus of Royal Holloway University of London near the town of Egham, surrounded by beautiful countryside and only 5 miles from Royal Windsor.

 
 

Quick Facts

Location: Royal Holloway University

Dates available: 21 Jun – 9 Aug

Ages: 10 – 17

Accommodation: Not included

Emergency Number: +44 7771 845978

Living

  • This programme does NOT include accommodation. We recommend that parents book accommodation within easy reach of Royal Holloway University

Food Options

Breakfast

Not included
 
 

Lunch

Lunch includes a choice of 3 hot meals (one vegetarian) with salad bar, fruit, dessert and bread roll.

Packed lunches (on weekends): sandwich, water, crisps, fruit and cake.

 

 

Evening Meal

Not included 

 

Snacks

Vending machines offer drinks and snacks.

Facilities

  • Squash Courts
  • Nearby field for sports and games
  • The College run kiosk at reception that are selling refreshments, toiletries and other essential items.

OTHER
Kingswood is a nut free centre and no foods/snacks with nuts are allowed, very safe for students with allergies.

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
  • Standard classrooms
  • Curriculum with emphasis on communication skills
  • Materials included as well as an end of course report and certificate

Programme Information

Arrival

Coaches arrive by the canteen in the Car Park where groups are met by Centre Staff before being registered and checked into their rooms.

 

Welcome

On the first day there will be a welcome activity which is designed to ensure students have the opportunity to meet staff and other students and get to know more about the campus, its facilities and useful information which will help them.
 

Activities

Activities are organised every Monday to Friday and every evening all week, for students not on a prepaid excursion or any additional optional trips. These activities could be on-site or near to 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

Getting to and From School Activities

Our students travel by coach for all activities and excursions outside the centre.

 

Excursions and Trips

HALF-DAY TRIPS

  • Our students get to explore exciting places such as Kew Gardens, Windsor Castle and Henley Upon Thames with River Cruise.

FULL-DAY EXCURSIONS

Students go on two full-day excursions every week. On Tuesdays or Wednesdays they will visit London and explore some of the following:
  • The Science Museum
  • The Natural History Museum
  • The National Gallery
  • Westminster Walking Tour
  • The British Museum
  • Oxford Street shopping
  • Hyde Park.
 
At Saturdays students will visit some of the following:
  • Oxford: explore this iconic university city and get entrance to one of its famous Colleges.
  • Brighton: enjoy this popular seaside town and visit The Sea Life Centre and The Palace Pier.
  • Cambridge: visit to this charming university city with walking tour and visit to King’s College.

OPTIONAL EXCURSIONS/ACTIVITIES

  • Thorpe Park: enjoy extreme rides and attractions at this popular theme park
  • Bath: visit this beautiful, vibrant city known for its ancient Roman Baths.
  • Hampton Court & Richmond upon Thames: beautiful castle next to the river with pretty gardens and visit to the town centre.

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 trips shown may change.
WEEK 1/4/7MONDAYTUESDAYWEDNESDAYTHURSDAYFRIDAYSATURDAYSUNDAY
Jun22/Jul13/ Aug3Jun23/Jul14/ Aug4Jun24/Jul15/ Aug5Jun25/Jul16/ Aug6Jun26/Jul17/ Aug7Jun27/Jul18/ Aug8Jun28/Jul19/ Aug9
Morning
Testing/Induction
or Lessons
Lessons
Full Day Trip to London with
Westminster
Walking Tour & visit to the National
Gallery
 
LessonsLessons
Full Day Trip to Oxford with Walking Tour and College Entrance
Arrivals / onsite
activities or optional trip to Thorpe Park
Afternoon

Egham Town Walk

Lessons
Visit to Kew GardensMini Olympics

 

WEEK 2/5MONDAYTUESDAYWEDNESDAYTHURSDAYFRIDAYSATURDAYSUNDAY
Jun29/Jul20Jun30/Jul21Jul1/Jul22Jul2/Jul23Jul3/Jul24Jul4/Jul25Jul5/Jul26
Morning
Royal Holloway Walk
Full Day Trip to London with visits Science or Natural History Museum and Hyde Park
LessonsHalf-day excursions to Windsor Castle
Runnymede
Memorial Walk
Full Day Trip to
Brighton with Walking Tour and
visit the Sea Life Centre
Arrivals / onsite activities or optional trip to Hampton Court & Richmond upon Thames
Afternoon
Testing & Induction or Lessons
Lessons
LessonsLessons

 

See sample programme

WEEK 3/6MONDAYTUESDAYWEDNESDAYTHURSDAYFRIDAYSATURDAYSUNDAY
Jul6/Jul27Jul7/Jul28Jul8/Jul29Jul9/Jul30Jul10/Jul31Jul11/Aug1Jul12/Aug2
Morning
Testing/Induction or Lessons
Lessons
Full Day Trip to London with British Museum & Oxford Street Shopping
LessonsLessons
Full Day Trip to Cambridge with Walking Tour and visit to King’s College
Arrivals/ Departures
Afternoon

Egham Town Walk

Lessons
Visit to Henley Upon Thames with River Cruise
Drama Workshop

 

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