We welcome closed school groups of any size throughout the academic year. From arranging specialist English tuition, to organising comprehensive social programmes, we aim to cater for all group needs and requirements.

We work closely with local high schools throughout Oxford, which provide the perfect setting for our group academic programmes.

We offer fully customisable group packages including, but not limited to, the following options:


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Our practical, communicative English tuition focuses on encouraging students to put their language skills into practice in real-life contexts. Lessons content is also related to the scheduled trips and excursions throughout the stay – meaning that the learning continues out of the classroom.

At the end of the course, each student receives a certificate of participation.

Ages: 10-17
Availability: September-May
English lessons: 15 hours per week
Maximum class size: 15 students
Minimum English levels: A1
Duration: 1 to 4 weeks

A unique opportunity to join classes in local Oxfordshire high schools. International students are paired with a local “buddy”, who they accompany to lessons and join for lunch and breaks.

General English lessons include topics relating to British school and culture; for example, classroom vocabulary, classroom etiquette, British school life, and academic writing skills.

Ages: 14-16
Availability: September – May *
English lessons: 15-30 hours per week
Maximum number of participants: 30 students
Minimum English level: B1
Duration: 1 to 2 weeks

*Availability throughout these months can change. Please contact us for the latest information.

General English lessons, based around a fun theme! Social programme and excursions that complement the theme of the programme. Harry Potter, Oxford University and Football themed programmes.

Ages: 10 – 17
Availability: September – May
English lessons: 15 hours per week
Maximum class size: 15 students
Minimum English levels: A1
Duration: 1 to 2 weeks

What we Offer

– General English language
– High School Integration
– Themed Programmes (including Harry Potter, Football, and Oxford University)

– Homestay accommodation with English-speaking hosts
– Residential accommodation
– Hotel accommodation

– Full day trips
– Half day trips
– Afternoon activities (with or without paid entrances)
– Evening activities
– Social activities (quizzes, cinema trips, laser quest, ice skating, bowling, restaurants, discos – all accompanied and supervised).

– Teachers/group leaders are free (1:10)
– Courses can take place at any time of year
– Programmes can include day trips to London, Cambridge, Windsor, Bath, Warwick Castle, the Cotswolds, and Stratford-Upon-Avon
– All packages include lessons, full-board accommodation, and optional sports, cultural activities and excursions.
– All programmes include staff supervision.

– Send us an email to tell us you are interested
– Provide as many details as possible regarding group size, dates of travel, tuition and accommodation preferences, social programme, and any other relevant details
– We will provide a quotation and proposed timetable
– Send deposit and participants’ details
– Make final payment
– Receive host accommodation details

Residential Accommodation

Residential accommodation is offered in Stoke House, a separate, independent building located on the Ruskin College Campus.

En-suite study bedrooms are available, each with a single bed, desk, chair, lamp, wardrobe, as well as bed linen and towels.

Full board can be provided in addition to accommodation, with breakfast and dinner being served at the college canteen, and lunch either provided as a packed lunch or served at the hosting school (if following an integration programme)

  • Single and twin en-suite and standard bedrooms available
  • Located on the beautiful Ruskin College campus
  • Sociable common room
  • Wi-Fi available
  • Laundry facilities available

Homestay Accommodation

Staying with a host family is a great way to learn more about the UK  and British culture and immerse oneself in the English language. Homestay families welcome students as guests and are there to help them. All our hosts are English speaking so it’s also a great opportunity for students to practice what they’ve learnt in lessons!

We have families with young children and pets, professional families with older children or families whose children have grown up and left home. There are many different types of families, of different sizes and backgrounds. All of our families are inspected regularly and held to British Council standards.

Host families usually provide breakfast and an evening meal and during the week lunches are provided by Oxford Spires. Alternatively, packed lunches can be provided every day.

Lunches at weekends are provided by the host family and on excursion days a packed lunch is provided.

  • Single, twin, and triple occupancy available
  • Full or half board meal plans
  • Safe neighbourhood locations
  • Well connected by frequent bus services
  • Private shuttle service available

Hotel Accommodation

“Hotel Accommodation is offered at Premier Inn Garsington Road, a modern hotel based only 3 miles from the centre of Oxford.

En-suite air-conditioned bedrooms for single, double & triple occupancy are available, each with a bed, desk, chair, TV with 80 channels, wardrobe, free Wi-Fi, as well as bed linen & towels with rooms being cleaned daily.

Full-board can be provided in addition to accommodation, with breakfast & dinner being served in the hotel restaurant, and lunch either provided as a packed lunch or at a local Oxford restaurant.

  • Single, Double & Triple En-suite bedrooms available
  • Located only 20 minutes from Oxford City Centre
  • Excellent, high-class meals provided in the hotel restaurant
  • Wi-Fi available
  • Rooms & Towels cleaned daily”

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For a customized quotation based on your group’s specific needs, please download and complete the group enquiry form opposite.