English & Football Camp
in Association with Southampton FC
Our English & Football Camp offers you an exciting combination of professional football coaching, English lessons, trips and other activities. What’s more, this year we’re teaming up with Premier League club Southampton FC (nicknamed ‘Saints’), through their charitable arm, the Saints Foundation.
Download our English & Football Camp info sheet or scroll to find out more.
Your English Lessons
15 hours of lessons per week
Maximum 15 students per class
Trinity GESE exams available (additional fee)
Lessons are enjoyable and fast-paced, and are designed to build your confidence with spoken English. Our syllabus is specially designed for students aged 11-17. Topics and language points change on a weekly basis, meaning you can start and finish your course any week. Classwork also links with trips and other cultural activities on your programme. Lessons alternate between morning and afternoon on a weekly basis.
15 hours of sports activities/coaching per week
Skills training, sports science and competitive matches
Play against local school teams
Some classes based at stadium
The course incorporates the philosophy of Southampton Football Club and uses the power of football as a tool to develop your English language skills. Through this philosophy, you’ll be able to learn the ‘Southampton Way’ and understand the values of Respect, Unity and Creativity to turn your potential into excellence, through fun and engaging sessions aimed at improving your techniques and performance.
You will also have to chance to play competitive matches against local British teams. Training will take place at a Community Champion School, while your sports psychology classes will be at Southampton FC’s 32,500-seater stadium, St Mary’s. You’ll also have a stadium tour and there is even the possibility of meeting a first team player!
1 full-day trip per week
Variety of evening activities
Optional Sunday trips (additional fee)
On our fun-filled activities programme you will discover some of the top tourist destinations in the UK, such as London, Oxford and Bath (see your centre timetable for trip destinations). You will also take part in a wide variety of other activities such as discos, parties, sports and creative workshops. Many have a learning element and all are designed to help you make friends and activate your English.
Destinations include London, Oxford, Bath and Isle of Wight Packed lunch provided. See full timetable for dates and entrances.
Arrival / Departure / Day with Host Family / Activities on Campus / Optional Full-Day Trip on Request (additional fee)
Download our Southampton timetable for full details.
Please note: lessons may be in the morning or the afternoon. This alternates on a weekly basis.