English & Theatre
Improve your singing, dancing and acting skills!
English & Theatre offers a fantastic mix of English lessons and performing arts workshops, developing your confidence with language both inside and outside the classroom. Download our English & Theatre Programme 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 in Southampton, Reading & Bristol.
Your Theatre Sessions
12 hours of theatre per week
A different text every week
Develops acting, singing and dancing skills
Our fun and energetic theatre workshops will develop your skills as a singer, dancer and actor. You’ll learn how to warm up the voice and body, how to improve pronunciation and diction, and how to bring a text to life. Each week we will work on a well-known classic or modern text such as Around the World in 80 Days, We Will Rock You, Pirates of the Caribbean and Dr Who. You are sure to find that theatre is both highly enjoyable and highly beneficial for your English.
1 full-day trip per week
1 half-day trip per week
Optional Sunday trips (additional fee)
Variety of evening activities
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.
Winchester, Portsmouth, Salisbury or Bournemouth
Destinations include London, Oxford, Bath and Isle of Wight Packed lunch provided. See full timetable for dates and entrances.
Download the Southampton timetable for more details.
Please note, lessons may be in the morning or the afternoon. This alternates on a weekly basis.