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Embassy Oxford Day Programme

Oxford Brookes University Day Programme

Oxford is a historic University City with beautiful college buildings and stunning architecture. Thanks to the Universities, there’s an international atmosphere in the city that attracts students from all over the world.Our centre is located on the Headington campus of Oxford Brookes University, a mix of old and modern buildings set on a large campus with plenty of outdoor space within short walking distance from the city centre.

Quick Facts

Location: Oxford Brookes University

Dates available: 21 Jun – 9 Aug

Ages: 12 – 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 Oxford Brookes University

Food Options

Breakfast

Not included
 

Lunch

2 courses, 3 options including a vegetarian option.
Packed lunches (provided at weekends): water, fruit, sandwich, crisps and biscuits/cake

 

Evening Meal

Not included 
 

Snacks

There are several shops on campus where students can purchase snacks, confectionery and drinks.

Facilities

  • Large multi-purpose sports hall
  • Park nearby for games and activities
  • Mini supermarket and several cafés
  • Cash machine (ATM)
  • Shared common area in each flat , there’s plenty of more social space for students across the campus

MEALS

All meals are served in a modern dining hall in Henry Brookes building.

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
  • Modern classrooms with interactive whiteboards
  • Classrooms are located in the John Henry Brookes and Gibbs buildings
  • Materials included as well as an end of course report and certificate

Programme Information

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 during their stay.

Activities

Activities are organised during the day and in between lessons. 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

Excursions and Trips

HALF-DAY TRIPS

  • Our students get to explore exciting places such as Bourton-on-thewater in the Cotswolds, Woodstock and Blenheim Gardens and a selection of Oxford Museums and Colleges.

FULL-DAY EXCURSIONS

  • London: visit this exciting capital city and take a walking tour of central London visit the National Gallery
  • Stratford-upon-Avon: discover the beautiful home town of Shakespeare steeped in history and culture
  • Warwick Castle: explore this spectacular medieval royal castle once owned by Queen Elizabeth I

OPTIONAL EXCURSIONS

  • Thorpe Park: enjoy extreme rides and attractions at this popular theme park
  • Windsor Castle: the oldest and largest inhabited castle in the world
  • Cambridge: explore this iconic, charming university city and visit King’s College.

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
LessonsLessonsLessonsLessonsFull Day Trip:
Stratford Upon
Avon and
Shakespeare’s
Birthplace
Arrivals/Local
activities or optional
Trip to Thorpe Park
Afternoon
Local Visit to Oxford - Walking Tour
Indoor Sports
Half Day Visit:
Oxford Museums
and Colleges
Half-day trip: Bourton on the
Water and Model
Village
Nature Walk
Arts and Crafts - Oxford ThemeIndoor Sports

 

WEEK 2/5MONDAYTUESDAYWEDNESDAYTHURSDAYFRIDAYSATURDAYSUNDAY
Jun29/Jul20Jun30/Jul21Jul1/Jul22Jul2/Jul23Jul3/Jul24Jul4/Jul25Jul5/Jul26
Morning
Local Visit to
Oxford - Walking
Tour
Indoor Sports
Half Day Trip:
Oxford Christchurch
Half Day Trip:
Woodstock and
Blenheim Gardens
Hunger Games/
Murder Mystery
Full Day Trip:
London with
Walking Tour and
National Gallery
Arrivals / local
activities
or optional Trip to
Cambridge and
King’s College
Scrapbook MakingIndoor Sports
Afternoon
Testing/Induction
or Lessons
Lessons
Lessons
LessonsLessons

 

See sample programme

WEEK 3/6MONDAYTUESDAYWEDNESDAYTHURSDAYFRIDAYSATURDAYSUNDAY
Jul6/Jul27Jul7/Jul28Jul8/Jul29Jul9/Jul30Jul10/Jul31Jul11/Aug1Jul12/Aug2
Morning
Testing/Induction
or Lessons
LessonsLessonsLessonsLessons
Full Day Trip:
Warwick Castle
Arrivals/On Site
Activities
Afternoon
Local Visit to
Oxford - Walking
Tour
Build-your-own
board game
Half Day Visit:
Oxford Museums
and Colleges
Half-Day Trip: Cotswold Wildlife
Park
Nature Walk
Indoor SportsIndoor Sports

 

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