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Embassy South Bank Day Programme

London South Bank University Day Programme

Our centre is located on the campus of South Bank University close to the river Thames, London Bridge and London Eye. This is the ultimate location for students who wants to explore the city of London as much as possible.

 

Quick Facts

Location: London South Bank University

Dates available: 21 Jun – 16 Aug

Ages: 13 – 21

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 London South Bank University

Food Options

Breakfast

Not included
 

Lunch

2 courses, 3 options including a vegetarian option.

 

Evening Meal

Not included

Snacks

There is vending machines in the main university building.

 

 

Facilities

  • Indoor multi-purpose sports hall available once a week
  • Local park used for games and activities
  • Cash machine (ATM)

MEALS
Meals served in large self-service dining hall (spread across 2 floors) in the main University building.

Learning

  • Taught by friendly and professional English teachers
  • 20 x 45 minute lessons per week - 3 hours per morning or afternoon, 5 days per week
  • Placement test on first weekday to ensure students in appropriate level
  • Students will be placed in an international class with students of different nationalities
  • Maximum 15 students per class
  • Modern classrooms with projectors and teacher internet access to use online resources
  • Curriculum with emphasis on communication skills
  • Materials included as well as an end of course report and a certificate

Programme Information

Arrival

Students will be welcomed upon arrival at McLaren House where they will register.

 

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 on days when there are no trips, 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

Excursions and Trips

HALF-DAY TRIPS

  • Our students get to explore exciting places around London 5 times a week, they visit places such as: The British Museum, The Museum of London, Tower Bridge experience, Thames River cruise and The National Gallery.

FULL-DAY EXCURSIONS

  • Brighton: enjoy this vibrant popular seaside city with beautiful architecture and visit The Sea Life Centre and The Palace Pier
  • Canterbury: visit this UNESCO World Heritage Site, one of the most visited cities in the UK with medieval buildings and enjoy the gothic architecture of Canterbury Cathedral
  • Cambridge: visit this iconic University city famous for its colleges and explore King’s College

OPTIONAL EXCURSIONS/ACTIVITIES

  • Thorpe Park: enjoy extreme rides and attractions at this popular theme park
  • Windsor Castle: explore the oldest and largest occupied castle in the world, second home to the Queen
  • Oxford: explore this iconic University city and visit the famous Christ Church college
  • London evening activities: Bowling, cinema, musical, The London Eye experience and Madame Tussauds

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.

 
The programme is for illustrative purposes only and is subject to amendments or alterations.
WEEK 1/4/7MONDAYTUESDAYWEDNESDAYTHURSDAYFRIDAYSATURDAYSUNDAY
Jun22/Jul13/ Aug3Jun23/Jul14/ Aug4Jun24/Jul15/ Aug5Jun25/Jul16/ Aug6Jun26/Jul17/ Aug7Jun27/Jul18/ Aug8Jun28/Jul19/ Aug9
Morning
Testing/Induction or Lessons
LessonsLessonsLessonsLessons
Full-day excursion to Cambridge with walking tour and visit to King’s College or Canterbury with walking tour and visit to the Cathedral
Arrivals/departures or visit to Greenwich and Maritime Museum or optional trip to Thorpe Park
Afternoon

Westminster or other London Walking Tour

National Gallery
Indoor Sports or Local Activities
Visit to Tower Bridge Experience
Museum of London or optional Madame Tussauds/ London Eye/ Tower of London

 

WEEK 2/5/8MONDAYTUESDAYWEDNESDAYTHURSDAYFRIDAYSATURDAYSUNDAY
Jun29/Jul20/ Aug10Jun30/Jul21/ Aug11Jul1/Jul22/ Aug12Jul2/Jul23/ Aug13Jul3/Jul24/ Aug14Jul4/Jul25/ Aug15Jul5/Jul26
Morning
Westminster or other London Walking Tour
London British
Museum
Indoor Sports or Local Activities
Thames River
Cruise
Science Museum or optional Madame Tussauds/ London Eye/ Tower of London
Full-day excursion to Brighton with walking tour and visit to Sea Life Centre or Cambridge with walking tour and visit to King’s College
Arrivals/departures or visit Harrods and Hyde park or optional trip to Windsor
Afternoon

Testing/Induction or Lessons

Lessons
Lessons
Lessons
Lessons

 

See sample programme

WEEK 3/6MONDAYTUESDAYWEDNESDAYTHURSDAYFRIDAYSATURDAYSUNDAY
Jul6/Jul27Jul7/Jul28Jul8/Jul29 Jul9/Jul30  Jul10/Jul31  Jul11/Aug1 Jul12/Aug2
Morning
Testing/Induction
or Lessons
LessonsLessonsLessonsLessons
Full-day excursionto Canterbury with walking tour and visit to the Cathedral or Brighton with walking tour and visit to Sea Life Centre
Arrivals/departures or visit Camden market and Primrose Hill or optional trip to Oxford and Christchurch College
Afternoon

Westminster or other London Walking Tour

London Natural
History Museum
Indoor Sports or
Local Activities
Visit to St. Paul’s
Cathedral
Leicester Square + China Town or optional  Madame Tussauds/ London Eye/ Tower of London

 

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