Ages 11-17 (*)
All levels of English
7 July – 4 August. Enroll for 1 to 4 weeks.
Southampton Junior Summer Centre
English & Theatre offers a fantastic mix of English lessons and performing arts workshops, developing your confidence with language both inside and outside the classroom.
* 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.
15 hours of lessons per week
Average 12-15 students per class (*)
Trinity GESE exams available (additional fee)
(*) The maximum number of students per class is generally 15. However, at peak times, we reserve the right to increase this to 18 per class.
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 and Reading.
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 an adaptation of a well-known West End musical: Matilda, The Lion King, Wicked or School of Rock. You are sure to find that theatre is both highly enjoyable and highly beneficial for your English. We can’t wait to give you an unforgettable experience!
To develop your confidence with speaking in English
To improve your pronunciation, especially intonation
To develop your performance skills such as voice projection, characterisation, body language and improvisation
To develop your soft skills, such as teamwork, creativity and problem-solving
To learn and act out a script in English
The English & Theatre programme is available in:
1 full-day trip per week
1 half-day trip per week
Optional Sunday trips (additional fee)
Variety of daytime and 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.