Summer Junior & Teen Residential Programme (12-17)

Our Programme is specially designed for young learners to make learning English fun and exciting! 



Course length

2-4 weeks

Hours per week
15 hours English + Activities



Beginners – Advanced


Course dates 2024

  • 7th July – 20th July (2 weeks)
  • 7th July – 3rd August  (4 weeks)
  • 21st  July – 3rd August (2 weeks)
  • 21st July – 10th August (3 weeks)

*Course only without residence option is also available starting any Monday. (8th, 15th, 22nd, 29th July and 5th August)

Class size

16 people maximum



12 – 17 years old

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More about this course

About our Summer Junior & Teen Residential Programmes

12 – 13 year olds

Morning9.30 – 12.00Activities
Lunch Break12.00 – 13.00 
Lesson 1 13.00 – 14.30Communicative English
Lesson 214.45 – 16.15

& Project Work

14 – 17 year olds

Lesson 1 9.00 – 10.30Communicative English
Lesson 210.45 – 12.1521st Century Skills
& Project Work
Lunch Break12.20 – 13.20 
Afternoon13.30 – 16.00Activities

Communicative English

This course is designed to help you activate and improve your English knowledge by focusing on spoken fluency and natural language. You will learn how to express yourself better in lessons covering a wide range of engaging topics.

21st Century Skills

In the second lesson you will be focussing on 21st century skills to build your confidence and develop fluency. This includes topic based project work, conversation, critical thinking exercises, communication, collaboration, team work, drama, culture exchange, and much more. This lesson will give you a lot of freedom to express yourself in English and be creative with what you have learnt. 


We have different social activities planned for you every day, so you can explore and enjoy beautiful Oxford. Activities include:

  • Oxford University College
  • Harry Potter Tour
  • Oxford Castle
  • Punting
  • Cream Tea
  • Ice Skating
  • And many more

Evening activities

You will also have the chance to join our evening activity programme. This can include cinema nights, ice skating, disco, talent shows or team building activities.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

All students are provided with breakfast, lunch, and dinner. You will be able to choose between a variety of freshly prepared food, and drinks.



Junior residential accommodation
Students aged 12-17 will stay at Junior residential accommodation, which provides a safe and secure environment where students are cared for all day. The residential accommodation is within 10 min walk from the summer junior school.
*CIE staff present 24/7
*Full board
*Single en-suite rooms with desk and wardrobe

*Comfortable common room with at TV
*Laundry facilities
*Bedding changed weekly
*Rooms cleaned weekly
*Garden and outdoor facilities
*Meals included

*Please note that all students under the age of 18 are strongly advised to attend a full-time programme (15 hours of lessons + activities). Any student under the age of 18 choosing not to attend a full-time programme must obtain written permission from the parents or guardians because CIE offer no alternative arrangements.
12-13 year old children will never be left unsupervised. Children aged 14-17 will only be unsupervised with permission from parents or guardians. 

*Courses start every second Monday, except on Bank Holidays. Check our opening times for more detailed information.

First day video


Junior Summer English School – Why CIE?



Benefits of the Summer Junior & Teen Residential Programme

  • You will study in a safe and fun environment
  • Drama classes to boost your confidence and creativity
  • Our specially selected teachers make learning English exciting
  • Make friends from all over the world
  • Many activities to explore and enjoy Oxford
  • Small class size
  • All course material provided
  • End of course certificate
  • Residential school with all facilities available

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