Reading Junior Centre

Based at the University of Reading

At our Reading Centre, you can enjoy a range of top-class facilities at a university ranked in the top 1% worldwide. This includes accommodation of a very high standard in halls of residence that opened in 2010, a stylish new dining hall, a superb disco venue and excellent sports facilities which include an indoor sports centre, tennis courts and an astroturf pitch. Some activities, such as swimming, may take place at St Joseph’s College, a charming, traditional school founded 100 years ago and based a 2-minute walk away. Reading is a lively historic and modern town near Oxford, London and Heathrow Airport.

*The age range is 11-17. However, we may occasionally accept a younger or older student from the same school year as someone else in the group.

Programmes in Reading: Classic, Classic Plus London, English & IELTS. Click for dates.


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Why Choose Reading?

  • Close to London

  • Green, spacious campus

  • Fantastic accommodation

  • Excellent sports facilities


Residence Details

• Single en-suite rooms
• Shared kitchen facilities
• Bed linen and towels provided (laundry of bed linen and towels included)
• For washing of clothes, there is a coin- or card-operated laundry. Students are required to pay for use of the laundry.
• Green space surrounding accommodation block
• 24/7 university security service
• Accommodation arranged by the Lewis School of English

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Full-Day Trips

1 per week

London, Oxford and Bath

Half-Day Trips

1 per week

Windsor, Winchester & Lacock Abbey

Optional Trips

Additional fee

Thorpe Park, Warner Bros Studio Tour and more!

km to London
km to Heathrow
minutes’ walk to town centre

Reading Gallery

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Centre Address

Lewis School Junior Centre, University of Reading, Whiteknights, PO Box 217, Reading RG6 6UR, UK.
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Please note: our junior programmes in Reading are delivered by the Lewis School of English and are not sponsored or endorsed by the University of Reading.



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Programmes in Reading

Classic Programme

An exciting mix of lessons and activities!

1-29 July 2018
Ages 11-17
All levels

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Classic Plus London

Discover the capital!

1-29 July 2018
Ages 11-17
All levels

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English & IELTS

Develop your academic English!

1-29 July 2018
Ages 11-17
Minimum level: Higher Intermediate (B2)

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Summer Junior Centres

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