Junior Express – Summer Youth Course ‘Express’ – for students 15-17 years old

  • Junior Express Course

The classes

21 hours per week

  • 15 hours General English per week
  • 6 hours Grammar and Active Communication skills per week
  • Small classes – typically 9, maximum 12, for morning classes shared with ‘Starline’ students; typically 6, maximum 8, for afternoon classes of special grammar and active communication skills
  • Initial induction programme and level test
  • Constant reassessment of level (movement to higher or lower levels possible on a daily basis)
  • All study materials included
  • Fully qualified teachers (students are taught by three different teachers each morning)
  • Tuition programme specially designed for Youth groups
  • Certificate of progress and awards for high-achieving students

The Activities - The Care

  • Two full-day excursions each week (all excursion costs and entrance fees included)
  • 2 half-day excursions or activities each week (again, everything included)
  • Weekly disco/live music evening/barbecue (all included)
  • Supervision on all activities throughout the course (including specialist supervision for canoeing, climbing, etc.)
  • Sundays: free day to spend time with host family or relaxation with friends, with supervision arrangements coordinated by host families
  • 24-hour emergency phone line (medical and dental assistance available)
  • All entrance fees included

Course Dates

Courses are available from 1st July until 9th August 2019.  Courses from 2 to 6 weeks in duration.

Possible start dates: Monday 1st July, Monday 15th July, Monday 22nd July or Monday 29th July 2019 (29th July is the FINAL start date).

Please note that Monday 8th July is not available as a start date.

Arrival and Departure: Students can arrive/depart on the Saturday or Sunday before the course starts and after the course finishes.


2 weeks: £1,020
3 weeks: £1,475

£455 per extra week

Airport transfers

Prices are one way from/to the airport, but they can be shared by students who book their courses together.
Please note that for students under 16, £38 must be added to the transfer price to cover the driver waiting costs – by law the driver must stay at the airport until the plane has taken off.

Birmingham / Manchester / Liverpool airports: £95
Coventry / Nottingham East Midlands airport: £110
London Heathrow/Luton airports: £190
London Gatwick/Stansted/City/Central London: £220