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Embassy Kingswood

Royal Holloway University

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.

Quick Facts

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 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

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
LessonsHalf-day excursions to Windsor Castle
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

 

See sample programme

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

 

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