As the oppressive summer heat engulfs the region once more, a cool stroll in the verdant parks of London with the children or that much needed shopping spree to catch the summer sales at one of the many designer stores that adorn the classy streets of Knightsbridge and Sloane Street beckon families and leisure travellers alike. Now here comes for some sense and sensibility!
The British luxury hotel operator Maybourne Hotel Group has gathered a promising selection of educational courses and day camps offered at leading Quintessentially English Independent Schools to offer your children a brighter alternative this summer whilst indulging in the Summer Daze* offers at one of Maybourne’s three iconic hotels Claridge’s, the Connaught and the Berkeley.
Whether it be Eton, Winchester or Wellington College, Maybourne Hotel Group presents parents with the opportunity to gift your children with fun and education at one of the day camps for age group 3-15 or the residential courses aimed at teenagers between 12-17 years old held at England’s top-end schools that have educated and molded scholars and statesmen for generations. All of the courses and camps are easily accessible by car or train from your London base and offer a wide range of dates, subject choices and skills on offer.
Make the most of your visit to London by staying at one of the world’s three most renowned luxury London hotels whilst your child experiences a true British education. By George, Maybourne’s got it!
*Summer school prices are not included. Other terms may apply.
Base yourself at one of Maybourne Hotel Group’s three iconic hotels this summer and be tempted by everything London has to offer from the designer shopping to the green open space of Hyde Park. Rates at The Berkeley and Claridge’s start from £390 (inclusive of all taxes) for a Superior King-bedded room, double occupancy. Rates at The Connaught start from £450 (inclusive of all taxes) for a Superior King-bedded room, double occupancy. Check availability and book your Summer Daze special offer online, or alternatively call their Reservations team at +44 (0)20 7107 8841.
Terms and Conditions: Valid from 18th July – 7th September 2014, subject to availability. Bookings must be made by the 30th June 2014. Rate is inclusive of 20% VAT. A 5% discretionary service charge will be added to your bill at check-out. Cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer or negotiated rate. Applies to new bookings only, and a minimum length of stay may apply.
For further information on the residential courses and day camps please visit the website: http://www.claridges.co.uk/Summer_Camps/
SUMMER SCHOOL PACKAGES
The British Association of Boarding School Short Courses offers teenagers intensive residential courses with excellent English tuition, a range of sporting activities including football and golf, cultural days out and performing arts at some of England’s most prestige boarding schools, including Harrow School, Dulwich College and Mill Hill School. There are courses of varying lengths from 13 -28 days, as well as a range of English Language Plus courses. Most courses are aimed at the 13-17 age group while some are offered to children from age 8.
Best Study Abroad – Eton College Summer Courses
Gives your children a chance to board at the most famous of England’s Independent Schools where David Cameron, Boris Johnson and Justin Welby, the Archbishop of Canterbury, were educated. For students aged 13-17, the three-week residential course in July and August offers English tuition, cultural appreciation, drama and public speaking and trips where students experience a 25% increase in their English level.
There are equivalent two-week courses aimed at a younger age group 8-12, hosted at Tonbridge School and Charterhouse School, as well as an exclusive English and football course hosted in Manchester with a much desired visit to Manchester United and Manchester city football grounds.
Bell English Courses at Wellington College
Three courses hosted from 2nd July at Wellington College, one of England’s largest and most exclusive private schools situated in picturesque Berkshire nearby to Windsor. Choose between the intensive English study, a Business Leaders course to develop business skills or a Young Performers course for budding actors, singers and dancers. The courses are aimed at the 12-17 age group whilst also offering options for younger learners aged 7-12.
Winchester College Pre-College Enrichment
This intensive four week course is aimed at confident English speakers between the ages of 15-17 and offers 22.5 hours tuition per week, with cultural and sporting activities, and day trips to London, Bath and other historic locations. Each week students choose a different Major and Minor subject to focus on, including preparing for exams, business plan writing and storyboarding, interpersonal, and communication and life skills.
Non-residential day multi-activity and specialist camps for children aged 3-14 offering a wide range of cultural, cooking, arts and crafts, and sporting choices. Parents can book as many or as few as their child’s heart desires at the plethora of locations in and around London, including St Nicholas’ Preparatory School which is opposite Hyde Park.
Activity day camps offering endless fun with swimming, trampolining and arts and crafts for 4-14 year olds in London, including the nearby Queen Elizabeth School in Barnet. The courses are tailored to different age groups with the 4-6 year olds having a different timetable to children ages 11-14.
This is a highly experienced Day Camp running in various London locations including Christ’s School in Richmond and Mill Hill School in North London operator catered for ages 3-16. Camps offer many sporting activities, as well as specialist care for 3-4 year olds.