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Embassy Kingswood

Royal Holloway University
Quick Facts
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.
 
The campus is closed and secure, ideal for younger students and offers a mix of single en-suite and standard rooms, as well as a large activity room for communal use.
Location: 
Royal Holloway University
Dates available : 
21 Jun – 9 Aug
Ages: 
10 – 17
Accommodation: 
Single room with en-suite / Single standard room
Emergency Number: 
+44 7771 845978

Living
Single en-suite and single standard rooms available with shared bathroom ratio of around 1:5 students
Washbasins in all standard rooms
Room furniture includes a wardrobe, desk and chair
Rooms are cleaned weekly
Shared student bathrooms cleaned daily
Laundry available on-site, £2.80 per wash and £1.30 to dry
Meals are served in a large dining hall
Our spacious Activity Club is opened daily until 22.30 with sofas, TV and games for students. There is also benches outside in an enclosed green courtyard for socialising and an IT suite available for students to use.
Wi-Fi is available across all areas
Food Options
Breakfast: 
Breakfast consist of 3 days with English Breakfast and 4 days with Continental  Breakfast per week.
 
 
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: 

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

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 evening 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 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
  • Evening activities such as karaoke, talent show and team games
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 Arundel Castle, 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
Each 14 night stay will include 2 half-day trips exciting places/cities such as Kew Gardens, Windsor Castle and Henley Upon Thames and 4 full-day excursions to other major cities such as London, Oxford and Brighton. Transport for trips may be by private coach or public transport.
 
This programme is for illustrative purposes and activities and trips shown may change.
WEEK 1/4/7SUNDAYMONDAYTUESDAYWEDNESDAYTHURSDAYFRIDAYSATURDAY
Jun21/Jul12/Aug2Jun22/Jul13/Aug3Jun23/Jul14/Aug4Jun24/Jul15/Aug5Jun25/Jul16/Aug6Jun26/Jul17/Aug7Jun27/Jul18/Aug8
MorningArrivals
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
Afternoon

Egham Town Walk

Lessons
Visit to Kew GardensMini Olympics
Evening
Welcome Games or other onsite activity
Photo Scavenger
Hunt
Culture Club

Karaoke

Make your ow Movie
Big Game BingoFilm Night
Disco

 

WEEK 2/5SUNDAYMONDAYTUESDAYWEDNESDAYTHURSDAYFRIDAYSATURDAY
Jun28/Jul19Jun29/Jul20Jun30/Jul21Jul1/Jul22Jul2/Jul23Jul3/Jul24Jul4/Jul25
Morning
Arrivals / onsite
activities or optional trip to Thorpe Park
Royal Holloway Walk
Full Day Trip to London with visits Science or Natural History Museum and Hyde Park
LessonsLessons
Runnymede
Memorial Walk
Full Day Trip to
Brighton with Walking Tour and
visit the Sea Life Centre
Afternoon
Testing & Induction or Lessons
Lessons
LessonsLessons
Evening
Welcome Games or other onsite activity
Capture the FlagBritish Universities Q&A with Staff

Karaoke 

Talent ShowTreasure HunteMurder Mystery
Disco

 

WEEK 3/6SUNDAYMONDAYTUESDAYWEDNESDAYTHURSDAYFRIDAYSATURDAY
Jul5/Jul26Jul6/Jul27Jul7/Jul28Jul8/Jul29Jul9/Jul30Jul10/Jul31Jul11/Aug1
Morning
Arrivals / onsite activities or optional trip to Hampton Court & Richmond upon Thames
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
Afternoon

Egham Town Walk

Lessons
Visit to Henley Upon Thames with River Cruise
Drama Workshop
Evening
Welcome Games or other onsite activity
Outdoor Football Tournament
Lip Dub Video Making

Karaoke

Quiz NightCapture the FlagKahoot Quiz
Disco

 

STUDENT WELFARE
We place the highest priority on care and supervision at all of our Embassy summer centres so you can rest assured students are well looked after. Members of staff are available 24 hours a day.
Student Services:
Our student support staff can help you with:
Accommodation
Airport transfers
Information about local services
Assistance with individual and personal problems
Emergency contact
Medical
If a student needs medical attention an Embassy staff member will help make an appointment. Group leaders must accompany the student to an appointment. An Embassy staff member will accompany any student that is not part of a group.
 
LOCAL DENTIST
Crownhouse Dental Practice, 4 Grange Road, Egham, Tel: +44 (0)1784 432641

LOCAL DOCTOR
RHUL Founders Building, Egham, TW20 0EX

LOCAL HOSPITAL 
Walk in Centre: Ashford Hospital, London Road, Middlesex,TW15 3AA, T: 01784 884488
A&E Access: St Peter’s Hospital Guildford Road Chertsey, Surrey KT16 0PZ, T: 01932 872000
 
INSURANCE
If a student does not have insurance to cover their time abroad, If a student does not have insurance, guard.me insurance is available to purchase through Embassy Summer.
 
SAFE
A safe will be available for the storage of passports, travel documents and deposits.
In Case of Emergency
A 24 hour emergency telephone number is available all summer:
+44 7771 845978.
Office Address
Kingswood Hall RHUL
Coopers Hill Lane
Englefield Green
Surrey
TW20 0LG
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