Location: Abbey College
Dates available: 01 Jul – 16 Aug
Accommodation: Not included
Emergency Number: +44 7771 845978
Cambridge is world famous for its historic colleges and beautiful architecture. Our centre is located in the modern Abbey College, a short walk from the city centre. Students stay in an en-suite residential accommodation next to Abbey College. The college is in a modern part of the prestigious city centre close to the University Botanic Gardens, Cambridge Central Railway station and an array of shops and leisure facilities.
Abbey College is a modern, cosmopolitan British secondary school with new buildings and recent refurbishments all around the spacious and secure site. Featuring nearby sports fields and adjoining leisure centre, the school has great facilities for our young learners.
The college is in a modern part of the prestigious city centre close to the University Botanic Gardens, Cambridge Central Railway station and an array of shops and leisure facilities.
This programme does NOT include accommodation. We recommend that parents book accommodation within easy reach to Abbey College
Two courses, 3 options including a vegetarian and halal option.
Vending machines are available for drinks and confectionary.
Students will be welcomed at campus reception where they will register.
On the first day, there will be a welcome activity which is designed to ensure students have the opportunity to meet the staff and the other students. They will get to know more about the campus, its facilities and other useful information which will help them during the days.
Activities are organised inbetween lessons and during the afternoons. These activities could be on-site and near to the centre. These may include:
Our students only go on local visits to Cambridge to explore the charming city on a walking tour or a city quiz.
Students will get to punt on the River Cam, experience the wonderful King’s College and Chapel
Cambridge University Botanical Gardens is an extremely beautiful excursion included in this programme
London: Visit London once per week, seeing places such as: the British Museum, the Science Museum, the Natural History Museum, the National Gallery, Oxford street shopping and Hyde Park as well as the famous Westminster Walking Tour
Warwick Castle: Explore this spectacular medieval royal castle once owned by Queen Elizabeth I
Oxford: Students can get to know the other famous university city and visit one of its most famous colleges
Stratford Upon Avon: Visit this beautiful town, the birthplace of Shakespeare
All Day Programmes start on a Monday and vary in length dependent on the centre. 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 only and is subject to amendments or alterations.
Optional trip to Great Yarmouth Sea Life Centre
|Walking tour of Cambridge||Full day trip to London with Westminster Walking Tour & Covent Garden||Lessons||Full day trip to Cambridge with Chauffered Punting & Duxford IWM||Lessons||Full day trip to Oxford, walking tour and a College visit|
Optional trip to Thorpe Park
|Lessons||Lessons||Full day trip to London with British Museum and Oxford Street shopping||Lessons||Full day trip to Cambridge Kings College & Granchester Meadows||Full day trip to Warwick Castle|
|Afternoon||Cambridge City Quiz|
Optional trip to Norwich
|Walking tour of Cambridge||Full day trip to London with Science/Natural History Museum & Hyde Park||Lessons||Full day trip to Ely Cathedral & Cambridge Botanical Gardens||Lessons||Full-day trip to Stratford upon Avon & Shakespeare's Birthplace|
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.
Our student support staff can help you with:
If a student needs medical attention, an Embassy staff member will help them to 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.
Cambridge University Hospitals, Hills Road, Cambridge, Tel: +44 1223 245151
Arbury Surgery, 114 Arbury Rd, Cambridge, Tel: +44 1223 364433
Cavendish House Dental Care, 183 Arbury Rd, Cambridge, Tel: +44 1223 467000
If a student does not have insurance, guard.me insurance is available to purchase through Embassy Summer.
A safe will be available for the storage of passports, travel documents and deposits.