SUMMER SCHOOL 2024

Rossall School offers a fantastic Summer School programme open to pupils aged 11 – 17 from around the globe and is set on our stunning coastal campus. Pupils can choose to stay for two weeks or several.

Rossall Summer School is an intensive language programme that has been combined with an exciting range of activities, specialised skills masterclasses and plenty of opportunities for memorable cultural experiences. 

PROGRAMME DETAILS

AGE

The Senior Programme is open to children aged 11-17. 

DURATION

There is no limit to the length of time students can stay. However, we do insist on a minimum stay of two weeks. 

We also recommend that any current or prospective students wishing to join us at Rossall School in September, should enrol on the last two weeks of the summer programme. This will help the student with their English Language skills in preparation for the start of term. It will also help them get to know the campus and facilities, and ensure a smooth transition into the main school system. 

CLASSES SIZES

Summer School classes have a maximum class size of 12.

ENGLISH 

Each student will receive 20 hours of English as an Additional Language tuition per week from fully qualified (EAL) teachers. 

By the end of their stay at Rossall Summer School the students will have: 

  • Strengthened their grammar 
  • Developed confidence and accuracy in speaking
  • Improved their writing skills 
  • Improved their reading ability 
  • Increased their listening skills

Students who stay with us for three or more weeks will receive an English language certificate.

COST PER WEEK & TRAVEL

Option 1 – English with 2 hours of specialised skills per day – £1,400.00

Option 2 – English with activities – £1,300.00

SPECIALISED SKILLS

Our specialised skills weeks have been designed to allow students to focus on a specific activity, alongside their studies, during their time here at Rossall School. 

Whether the student is a beginner or highly experienced in the chosen skill area, our specialised skills weeks provide an opportunity to benefit from an intensive teaching/ coaching programme. With delivery from professionals in each field, all students will leave Rossall School with a new or improved skill, as well as improving their English Language abilities. 

WEEKLY PROGRAMME

WEEK 1 6TH JULY TO 13TH JULY

WEEK 2 13TH JULY TO 20TH JULY

WEEK 3 20TH JULY TO 27TH JULY

WEEK 4 27TH JULY TO 3RD AUGUST

WEEK 5 3RD AUGUST TO 10TH AUGUST

WEEK 6 10TH AUGUST TO 17TH AUGUST

WEEK 7 17TH AUGUST TO 24TH AUGUST

CAMPUS AND FACILITIES

Rossall School is located on a 160-acre site, ideally situated on the impressive coastline of North West England. Beautiful evening sunsets are admired from our beach by pupils from all over the world.

The spacious campus has extensive sports and recreation facilities which include a state of-the-art sports centre, heated swimming pool, squash courts, tennis courts, fives courts, a modern all-weather sports pitch, a multi-use games area, two indoor sports halls, extensive sports pitches, a Golf Academy, and a fitness suite.

ACCOMMODATION & MEALS

Whilst at Rossall Summer School students will live in comfortable single or double rooms in one of our supervised boarding houses.

Each house has a comfortable living space where students can relax and socialise. The day room contains a TV, DVD player and games facilities. The house also boasts a kitchenette for making snacks and drinks, and computers with internet access.

Students will eat breakfast, lunch and dinner in our Harry Potter-esque Dining Hall each day.

If the great British weather permits, students will also enjoy regular BBQs and themed evenings, where students can sample various cuisines from around the globe.

RECREATIONAL ACTIVITIES

For students who choose not to take part in one of our specialised skills, there is a vast range of other creative and sports activities to enjoy. 

Rossall Summer School runs an exciting programme of creative activities, suitable for children of all ages, as part of the Summer School programme. After a morning of studying, pupils can enjoy an afternoon of sport and activities. 

In the evenings, there will be a social programme designed to build friendships, try out new skills and enhance the enjoyment of the Summer School. 

DAY TRIPS

We have an exciting and diverse range of excursions as part of the Summer School package. As well as providing a great day out, they will broaden the students’ cultural, historical and geographical understanding of the United Kingdom, and they are a great opportunity to try out the English language skills they will have learnt. 

Travel, food and group activities are included in the course fees. Additional drinks, refreshments, souvenirs and personal shopping are extra and should be paid for by the student. 

We offer the following excursions* at Rossall Summer School: 

MANCHESTER 

A city alive with character, Manchester is rich in art and heritage, and as proud of its music scene as it is of its world-famous football teams

YORK 

A place of extraordinary cultural and historical wealth, York is a beautifully preserved medieval city. 

LIVERPOOL 

The city that gave us The Beatles, Liverpool has moved on from its industrial roots to become one of Britain’s most dynamic and vibrant cultural centres. 

CHESTER 

Encircled by a glorious 2-mile ring of Roman and medieval walls, Chester is a rare blend of the ancient and traditional along with a dash of cosmopolitan chic. 

LAKE DISTRICT 

Students will visit the stunning Lake District twice during their stay. Trip 1 will include a boat tour around Lake Windermere, a short trip on a steam train and the opportunity to indulge in some shopping in Bowness. On Trip 2, students will enjoy activities at an outward bound centre in the Lake District.

HARRY POTTER STUDIO TOUR

Students will have the opportunity to surround themselves in the sets, props and costumes used in the making of the Harry Potter films on this trip to the Harry Potter Studio Tour in Watford.

Students will also have the opportunity to take part in other local excursions including: cinema, bowling, theatre shows and much more.

The students will leave Rossall in the morning, returning to school in the evening.

This is a great opportunity for students to see more of the UK during their stay here at Rossall School.