Southampton Summer Junior Centre

Cruise ships, beautiful parks, home of Lewis School!

Southampton is a commercial centre and university city on the south coast, and is internationally famous for sailing, cruise ships and the Titanic. It is one of the greenest cities in England, has a well-known football team and, with a population of 250,000, is neither too big nor too small. Southampton is also the hometown of the Lewis School.

Based at Lewis School

Ages 11-17 (*)

23 Jun – 4 Aug 2024


Our centre is based at Lewis School and is conveniently located just 2 minutes from the main shopping area and bus stops. The centre opens on 23 June and it’s homestay only.

For residential programmes please visit our
Winchester Summer Junior Centre

Centre address: 30-33 Palmerston Road Southampton SO14 1LL, UK View the map >
(*) 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.

Week-by-week availability. (Arrivals and departures are usually on Sundays)

23 – 30 Jun

Limited availability

30 Jun – 7 Jul

Very limited availability

7 – 14 Jul

Very limited availability

14 – 21 Jul

Very limited availability

21 – 28 Jul

Very limited availability

28 Jul – 4 Aug

Limited availability

Classic Summer

An exciting mix of fun challenging lessons and a full
activity programme.

23 Jun – 4 Aug 2024
All levels

Homestay Accommodation

Staying with a host gives you a more immersive experience of the local language and culture. We also find that many students and hosts stay in touch long after the summer ends! Travel to the junior centre is by public bus and our staff will take you to the bus stop every day after lessons/activities finish.
Please note: the recommended minimum age for homestay is 13.

Personally selected families
Twin room
Share with student of same or different nationality
Full board (all meals provided)
Hot lunches at junior centre on school days
Hot dinner at junior centre before evening activities
Laundry done weekly by host
Bus pass provided
Journey time 10-35 minutes
Two evening activities per week (see timetable)
No more than four students per house
Towels and bedding provided

1 – Sports Hall
2 – Southampton City Centre – Bargate Monument
3 – Sea City Museum, Southampton
4 – City Centre parks
5 – Tudor House Museum, Southampton
6 – Cruise
7 – Boat Party
8 – Cruise
9 – Cruise

Full-Day Trips

1 per week
London, Oxford and Bath

Half-Day Trips

1 per week
Winchester, Salisbury, Bournemouth, Portsmouth, New Forest National Park and Ferry Trip to Hythe.

Local Visits

City guided tour
Tudor House
Sea City Museum
various depending on programme

Optional Trips

Additional fee
Thorpe Park, Warner Bros Studio Tour and more!

Programme including accommodation
23 Jun – 4 Aug 2024 £/GBP 797 per week
(For residential programmes please visit our Winchester Junior Summer Programme page.)

Please note: our recommended minimum age for homestay students in Southampton is 13.
Junior homestay students share a room. This can be with students of the same or different nationality according to your wishes. In Southampton, homestay students are given a bus pass and our activity leaders take them to the bus stop after lessons or activities have finishe

Included in All Programmes with Accommodation:

– 15 hours of English lessons per week
– Daytime and evening activities (including 1 local visit; 1 full-day trip & 1 half-day trip per week)
– Homestay programme: full board (hot lunch provided by school on lesson days, hot dinner provided by school on days with an
evening activity; homestay hosts provide all other meals)
– Bus pass for homestay students where applicable
– 24-hour welfare service
– Welcome pack, all learning materials, certificate and report

No-Accommodation Programme
23 Jun – 4 Aug 2024 £/GBP 545 per week
Lessons, daytime activities & lunch, Mon-Sat; dinner & evening activities 2 times per week
Included in All Programmes with Accommodation:

– 15 hours of English lessons per week
– Daytime activities Monday to Saturday as published on our website (including 1 full-day trip and 1 half-day trip per week)
– Evening activities twice a week
– Hot lunch on lesson days (students should bring a packed lunch for full-day trips)
– Hot dinner on days with an evening activity
– Welcome pack, all learning materials, certificate and report

Enrolment Fee

For all courses, there is a one-off enrolment fee of GBP 65.

Additional Fees

Special Diets in Homestay – GBP 25 per week for students requiring a halal, vegan, coeliac or lactose-free diet.


We strongly recommend that all students have fully comprehensive insurance to cover them in case of accident or emergency. We can arrange insurance through
Endsleigh – see website for details. Prices subject to change.
Insurance Cover Standard: £ 9.85 per week
Insurance Cover Private: £ 19.70 per week

For more details, visit  our Junior Insurance page

Airport Transfers

See our transfer fees



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