Choosing England as the destination for your high school stay is an excellent choice. The quality of schools in the Old Country is extremely high, something that will give you an advantage when you first enter the job market. The system is also similar to many other ones around the world, making it easier for you to reintegrate in your country's educational system once your experience is over. School in England also offer subjects and electives that you wouldn't be able to take in your home country, something that will broaden your interests and horizons.
14 - 18 year olds
1 - 3 Terms
Public high school without choice of location & school
Avonbourne College or Eastbourne Academy
England, the Land of the Queen, is famous for its iconic red telephone boxes and double-decker buses, as well as for being the home of Shakespeare and the Beatles. The country's prestigious education system and its millennium-old history have attracted millions of students and tourists from all over the globe for centuries. England is not only known for incredible historical sights such as Hadrian's Wall, the stone circle of Stonehenge, or the numerous castles and palaces, but also for lending itself to countless movies, the most famous being the Harry Potter series. England's lively cities and beautiful natural environments are the perfect location for the experience of a lifetime - ready to book your flight?
Don't miss Sprachcaffe's amazing London Experience! During this four-day stopover you will have the opportunity to explore some of London's most iconic locations such as Buckingham Palace, the Big Ben, and Westminster. Accommodation and meals are of course included in the price, so you don't have to worry about anything and can truly enjoy your time in England.
The London Experience is available to students starting in September.
A school year in England consists of 3 terms of 4 months per year. You have the option to choose between:
1 Terms: January - March
1.5 Terms: September - January
Two Terms: January - July or September - March
Three terms: September - July
You will stay with a previously screened and approved host family. The student's needs and interests will be met as much as possible with those of the host family.
In England, all students must wear a school uniform until the age of 15.
Yes, an Area Coordinator/Area Representative who will come to the school every month to check on things. This person can be contacted by phone at any time should a problem arise.
Family visits are possible only at the end of the program.
Students are not allowed to work during their high school stay.
Public transportation in England is well organised and available in the cities. Intercity coaches are also available.
Due to insurance reasons, students are not allowed to sign up for driving courses. It is also not allowed to drive motorized vehicles.
Yes. This program option includes a choice of location and school.
The standard vaccinations common in Europe (tetanus, measles, mumps, rubella, hepatitis A and B, diphtheria, pertussis, polio) are recommended.
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