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Summer Courses in the UK at Chichester College

CELS LOGO W5000pxEvery summer, students worldwide join us in Chichester for summer courses on the South Coast of England for up to seven weeks. Study English and join fun activities and social events. We aim to help students transition into becoming genuinely global citizens while learning English in a fun and supportive environment.

Chichester College's English Language Summer School is set in the historic City of Chichester, within easy reach of local attractions and the nearby scenic South Coast of England. Our Summer School allows students to explore England safely during the UK summer season. We have developed a diverse and exciting programme of activities for all students to enjoy while studying with us.

acc bc english uk pmsOur Summer School offers students a range of EFL and weekly “plus” programmes (creative media or sports). Our Summer School programme is ideal for those who would like a taste of what Chichester College can offer for longer terms of study.

Our Aim

We aim to help students transition into truly global citizens and prepare for the next stage in their educational journey. Learn English in a fun and supportive environment while building your confidence, making friends and gaining independence. Our summer programme provides the ideal transition to UK Universities.

Our Offer

  • English UK corporate member logo RGBEnglish Summer Courses available at Levels A1-C2*.
  • Available for students aged 16 or older.
  • The minimum stay is two weeks.
  • Residential and Homestay Accommodation options.

*Note: Places for students at CEFR levels A1 and C2 are subject to demand. Please enquire about availability. Students must complete the Oxford placement test before arrival. 

Our Summer School 2024 Timetable

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Week One: 24th June- 30th June

Monday 24th June

Chichester City TourMonday 24th June
  • 9.30 am-12.30 pm English Lesson
  • 12.30 pm-1.30 pm Lunch
  • 1.30 pm-3 pm English Lesson
  • 3.15 pm-5 pm Tour of Chichester & Picnic

Tuesday 25th June

volleyballTuesday 25th June
  • 9.30 am-12.30 pm English Lesson
  • 12.30 pm-1.30 pm Lunch
  • 1.30 pm-3 pm English Lesson
  • 3.15 pm-5 pm Volleyball (Sport)

Wednesday 26th June

ten pin bowlingWednesday 26th June
  • 9.30 am-12.30 pm English Lesson
  • 12.30 pm-1.30 pm Lunch
  • 1.15 pm-5 pm Ten Pin Bowling (additional fee applies)

Thursday 27th June

climbing wallThursday 27th June
  • 9.30 am-12.30 pm English Lesson
  • 12.30 pm-1.30 pm Lunch
  • 1.30 pm-3 pm English Lesson
  • 3.15 pm-5 pm Indoor Climbing-Wall (Sport)

Friday 28th June

fancy dressFriday 28th June
  • 9.30 am-12.30 pm English Lesson
  • 12.30 pm-1.30 pm Lunch
  • 1.30 pm-3 pm English Lesson
  • 7 pm-9.30 pm Fancy Dress Film Night

Saturday 29th June

harry potterSaturday 29th June
  • Harry Potter Studios Visit (*additional fee applies)

Sunday 30th June

free timeSunday 30th June
  • Free time
  • Explore!
  • Chill out...

Week Two: 1st July- 7th July + CREATIVE MEDIA OPTION

Monday 1st July

team buildingMonday 1st July
  • 9.30 am-12.30 pm English Lesson
  • 12.30 pm-1.30 pm Lunch
  • 1.30 pm-3 pm English Lesson
  • 3.15 pm-5 pm Team Building Activity

Tuesday 2nd July

netballTuesday 2nd July
  • 9.30 am-12.30 pm English Lesson
  • 12.30 pm-1.30 pm Lunch
  • 1.30 pm-3 pm English Lesson
  • 3.15 pm-5 pm Netball (Sport)

Wednesday 3rd July

Arundel castleWednesday 3rd July
  • 9.30 am-12.30 pm English Lesson
  • 12.30 pm-1.30 pm Lunch
  • 1.15 pm-5 pm Arundel Castle & Boating (additional fee applies)

Thursday 4th June

tennis summer schoolThursday 4th July
  • 9.30 am-12.30 pm English Lesson
  • 12.30 pm-1.30 pm Lunch
  • 1.30 pm-3 pm English Lesson
  • 3.15 pm-5 pm Tennis (Sport)

 

Friday 5th July

summer school partyFriday 5th July 
  • 9.30 am-12.30 pm English Lesson
  • 12.30 pm-1.30 pm Lunch
  • 1.30 pm-3 pm English Lesson
  • 7 pm-9.30 pm Party

Saturday 6th July

oxford city tourSaturday 6th July
  • 8.30 am-6 pm City of Oxford Trip:  Ashmolean Museum & Harry Potter Walking Tour.  (*additional fee applies)

Sunday 7th July

chill out suummer schoolSunday 7th July
  • Free time

Week 3: 8th July - 14th July + CREATIVE MEDIA OPTION

An additional fee applies if you wish to include the +creative media option in your study programme.

Monday 8th July

City of Chichester tourMonday 8th July
  • 9.30 am-12.30 pm English Lesson
  • 12.30 pm-1.30 pm Lunch
  • 1.30 pm-3 pm English Lesson
  • 3.15 pm-5 pm Tour of Chichester & Picnic

Tuesday 9th July

netball summer schoolTuesday 9th July
  • 9.30 am-12.30 pm English Lesson
  • 12.30 pm-1.30 pm Lunch
  • 1.30 pm-3 pm English Lesson
  • 3.15 pm-5 pm Netball (Sport)

Wednesday 10th July

watersports summer school ukWednesday 10th July
  • 9.30 am-12.30 pm English Lesson
  • 12.30 pm-1.30 pm Lunch
  • 1.15 pm-5 pm Water Sports (additional fee applies)

Thursday 11th June

Thursday 11th July: Cultural Showcase & Activity Day 

birds of prey

  • Showcase your culture!  Create a display of your country's music, song, dance, food or other cultural riches!
  • Birds of Prey Display
  • Teambuilding, sports and other fun activities
  • Dance performance the students of Kyoto University of Advanced Science
  • BBQ!

Friday 12th July

live musicFriday 12th July 
  • 9.30 am-12.30 pm English Lesson
  • 12.30 pm-1.30 pm Lunch
  • 1.30 pm-3 pm English Lesson
  • 7 pm-9.30 pm Live Music & Open Mic Night: performance by Nina Eliza and band. (free)

Saturday 13th July

british museumSaturday 13th July
  • 8.30 am-6 pm. London Trip: British Museum & London Sights (*additional fee applies)

Sunday 14th July

summer school uk students relaxingSunday 14th July
  • Free time

Week Four: 15th July- 21st July + SPORTS OPTION

Monday 15th July

summer bbqMonday 15th July
  • 9.30 am-12.30 pm English Lesson
  • 12.30 pm-1.30 pm Lunch
  • 1.30 pm-3 pm English Lesson
  • 3.15 pm-5 pm Summer School BBQ

Tuesday 16th July

dodgeballTuesday 16th July

  • 9.30 am-12.30 pm English Lesson
  • 12.30 pm-1.30 pm Lunch
  • 1.30 pm-3 pm English Lesson
  • 3.15 pm-5 pm Dodgeball (Sport)

Wednesday 17th July

paintballWednesday 17th July
  • 9.30 am-12.30 pm English Lesson
  • 12.30 pm-1.30 pm Lunch
  • 1.15 pm-5 pm Paintball (additional fee applies)

Wednesday 18th July

table tennisThursday 18th July
  • 9.30 am-12.30 pm English Lesson
  • 12.30 pm-1.30 pm Lunch
  • 1.30 pm-3 pm English Lesson
  • 3.15 pm-5 pm Table Tennis (Sport)

 

Friday 19th July

pizza nightpool tableFriday 19th July 
  • 9.30 am-12.30 pm English Lesson
  • 12.30 pm-1.30 pm Lunch
  • 1.30 pm-3 pm English Lesson
  • 7 pm-9.30 pm Pool & Pizza Night

Saturday 20th July

brighton citySaturday 20th July
  • 8.30 am-6 pm City of Brighton:  Brighton City Walking Tour (*additional fee applies).

Sunday 21st July

student chilling summer school ukSunday 21st July
  • Free time

Week Five: 22nd July- 28th July + SPORTS OPTION

Monday 22nd July

treasure huntMonday 22nd July
  • 9.30 am-12.30 pm English Lesson
  • 12.30 pm-1.30 pm Lunch
  • 1.30 pm-3 pm English Lesson
  • 3.15 pm-5 pm Treasure Hunt

Tuesday 23rd July

roundersTuesday 23rd July

  • 9.30 am-12.30 pm English Lesson
  • 12.30 pm-1.30 pm Lunch
  • 1.30 pm-3 pm English Lesson
  • 3.15 pm-5 pm Rounders (Sport)

Wednesday 24th July

beach volley ballWednesday 24th July
  • 9.30 am-12.30 pm English Lesson
  • 12.30 pm-1.30 pm Lunch
  • 1.15 pm-5 pm West Wittering Beach Trip (additional fee applies)

Thursday 25th July

basketballThursday 25th July
  • 9.30 am-12.30 pm English Lesson
  • 12.30 pm-1.30 pm Lunch
  • 1.30 pm-3 pm English Lesson
  • 3.15 pm-5 pm Basketball (Sport)

 

Friday 26th July

karaokeFriday 26th July 
  • 9.30 am-12.30 pm English Lesson
  • 12.30 pm-1.30 pm Lunch
  • 1.30 pm-3 pm English Lesson
  • 7 pm-9.30 pm Karaoke & Games Night

Saturday 27th July

windsor castleSaturday 27th July
  • 8.30 am-6 pm Windsor Castle Trip (*additional fee applies).

Sunday 28th July

students chilling out summer school ukSunday 28th July
  • Free time

Week Six: 29th July- 4th August

Monday 29th July

trampolining summer school ukMonday 29th July
  • 9.30 am-12.30 pm English Lesson
  • 12.30 pm-1.30 pm Lunch
  • 1.30 pm-3 pm English Lesson
  • 3.15 pm-5 pm Flip-out Trampolining

Tuesday 30th July

dogeball summer schoolTuesday 30th July

  • 9.30 am-12.30 pm English Lesson
  • 12.30 pm-1.30 pm Lunch
  • 1.30 pm-3 pm English Lesson
  • 3.15 pm-5 pm Dodgeball (Sports)

Wednesday 31st July

poertsmouth uk summer schoolWednesday 31st July
  • 9.30 am-12.30 pm English Lesson
  • 12.30 pm-1.30 pm Lunch
  • 1.15 pm-5 pm West Portsmouth, Gunwharf Quay Shopping Centre (additional fee applies)

Thursday 1st August

indoor climbing wall chichesterThursday 1st August
  • 9.30 am-12.30 pm English Lesson
  • 12.30 pm-1.30 pm Lunch
  • 1.30 pm-3 pm English Lesson
  • 3.15 pm-5 pm Indoor Climbing Wall (additional fee applies)

 

Friday 2nd August

games night summer schoolFriday 2nd August
  • 9.30 am-12.30 pm English Lesson
  • 12.30 pm-1.30 pm Lunch
  • 1.30 pm-3 pm English Lesson
  • 7 pm-9.30 pm Games & Pizza Night

Saturday 3rd August

City of Bath Summer SchoolSaturday 3rd August
  • 8.30 am-6 pm City of Bath Trip (*additional fee applies).

Sunday 4th August

summer school uk english lessonsSunday 4th August
  • Free time

Week Seven: 5th August- 11th August

Monday 5th August

chichester summer school bakingMonday 5th  August
  • 9.30 am-12.30 pm English Lesson
  • 12.30 pm-1.30 pm Lunch
  • 1.30 pm-3 pm English Lesson
  • 3.15 pm-5 pm Chi Bake-Off

Tuesday 6th August

basketball summer schoolTuesday 6th July

  • 9.30 am-12.30 pm English Lesson
  • 12.30 pm-1.30 pm Lunch
  • 1.30 pm-3 pm English Lesson
  • 3.15 pm-5 pm Basketball (Sports)

Wednesday 7th August

go karting uk summer schoolWednesday 7th August
  • 9.30 am-12.30 pm English Lesson
  • 12.30 pm-1.30 pm Lunch
  • 1.15 pm-5 pm West Go Karting (additional fee applies)

Thursday 8th August

uk summer school netballThursday 8th August
    • 9.30 am-12.30 pm English Lesson
    • 12.30 pm-1.30 pm Lunch
    • 1.30 pm-3 pm English Lesson
    • 3.15 pm-5 pm Netball (additional fee applies)

 

Friday 9th August

karaoke summer school ukFriday 9th August
    • 9.30 am-12.30 pm English Lesson
    • 12.30 pm-1.30 pm Lunch
    • 1.30 pm-3 pm English Lesson
    • 7 pm-9.30 pm Social Evening (Pool, Darts & Karaoke)

Saturday 10th August

goodbyeSaturday 10th August
  • Students Depart :(

Sunday 11th August

teacher sleepingSunday 11th August
  • Chichester College Closed.
  • International teachers and staff take a break before the new term starts!

Trips marked with an asterisk* will incur an extra cost to attend. Spaces are limited for the trips, so please book early to avoid disappointment. Please enquire when booking. We will grant full refunds in case of change or cancellation due to unforeseen circumstances. We reserve the right to change activities for occurrences of a similar nature. Please check back here for updates to the calendar.

Summer School Academic Options:

  • General English 21
  • General English 15 hours + Creative Media Option (Weeks 2 & 3)
  • General English 15 hours +Sports option (Weeks 4 & 5)

General English + Creative Media Option (Weeks 2 & 3)

General English + Creative Media Option

Upgrade your Summer School experience and participate in the + Media programme with your General English studies.

Develop an understanding of Media studies and production through various lessons and workshops on video editing, interview techniques, vlogging and more! Enjoy creative media classes from 1:30-3:00 pm, excluding Wednesdays when we have mid-week trips.
Subjects covered:

  • Introduction to documentaries.
  • Understanding interview techniques.
  • Develop skills in video editing.
  • Produce your very own mockumentary, perfect for aspiring bloggers.
  • Learn how to use a camera and audio equipment.

General English + Sports Option (Weeks 4 & 5)

General English + Sports Option

Get active at our Summer School and participate in the +Sports programme in addition to your General English studies.

  • Football: Master the finer details of the beautiful game. Our football sessions will provide an opportunity to play, learn about the finer points of strategy, and help get you fighting fit whilst having fun.
  • Hockey: Hockey improves balance and coordination, enhances mental strength and boosts speed and endurance. Playing a team-based sport will help build your communication skills, too.
  • Climbing Wall: Try your hand at climbing on our rock-climbing wall. With its various routes and overhangs ranging from F3-7, our 8-metre climbing wall offers over 60 different climbing routes. Don’t worry if you are a novice; our expert guides will help your ascent and keep you safe.
  • Fitness Sessions: Perfect for anyone who wants to keep in shape and ideal for those of you considering a career as a fitness instructor or personal trainer. Counteract lockdown laziness with our workouts designed to get you back into peak physical form.
  • Team Building: Sports are about so much more than fitness and stamina. These sessions introduce you to positive psychology, mindset and practical leadership skills. Perfect for aspiring coaches, team players and team captains.

Ready to Book Your Place?

In the heart of the Historic City of Chichester, South England

Our summer study camp is in the historic city of Chichester on the South Coast of England. We are lucky to be surrounded by beautiful countryside and coastline with quick and easy access to airports and London. Chichester is a historic cathedral city encircled by Roman walls and set in the beautiful county of West Sussex. With a lively student community from the local University, theatres, and nearby coastal attractions, Chichester has much to offer!

Who is Summer School Suitable For?

Who is Summer School suitable for?

If you are 16 years or older and want to invest in your personal development while learning independence, we would love to hear from you! Join us, knowing that our dedicated on-site team is here to ensure your stay with us is enjoyable.

How Will Students Benefit?

How will students benefit?

  • Learn about British Culture within the UK.
  • Get a taste of independent living in a safe and supportive environment.
  • See if a more extended study period in the UK is for you.
  • A great stepping-stone onto College or University life.
  • Improve your English Skills. There is a packed schedule of social events and trips to famous British landmarks and places of interest. Use these trips and social events to improve your English with general conversations and interactions.

A Taste of Activities on Offer.

A taste of activities on offer:

  • Chi Bake Off:  You might have seen the popular TV show 'The Great British Bake Off'. You might not know that Chichester College has a well-respected hospitality training team. If you have got a sweet tooth and a healthy appetite, this is your chance to try to improve your baking skills, which might come in handy should you choose to study and stay with us long-term.
  • Football: Experience football in the country where this excellent game first started. Test your skills against international players from our global community.
  • Karaoke & Open Mic Night: Own the stage and embrace your inner performer at our karaoke and open mic nights! Dance and sing the night away with your new friends.
  • Volleyball: Join us on Thursdays for volleyball; no experience is required! Whatever your fitness level, this is sure to get you sweating.
  • Quiz Nights: Team up with your friends for a chance to win prizes at our Quiz Night! From general knowledge to themed film quizzes, gather your friends for an entertaining, fun evening. 
  • Games & Pizza Night: Join us for the perfect mix of social interaction! Get to know fellow students worldwide whilst playing games and tucking into some tasty pizza. 
  • Watersports:  Want to try paddleboarding or kayaking? Chichester offers a choice of inland waterways and a stunning coastline. You do not need to be experienced in watersports to participate, and our experienced tutors will help you and keep you safe.

Accommodation during our Summer School

  • Woodlands Hall:  Stay in our halls with full-board accommodation for those aged 16-17.
  • Westgate Halls:  For those 18 years and older, choose self-catering or half-board, eat in our dining halls, or cook for yourself.
  • Homestay:  If you want to experience our Summer School whilst staying within the local community, please opt for homestay accommodation.

All our accommodation options are safe, secure and comfortable. College staff carefully monitor and support on-site accommodation.  It is regularly inspected by external bodies to ensure the highest standards.

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Woodlands is a safe secure purpose-built block located on campus for students aged between 16 and 17 years old. We offer full board and lodging and have staff on-site 24-7.
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Westgate Halls offers safe, secure accommodation for students over 18 who want to live in vibrant community flats with six bedrooms, en-suite facilities, and communal kitchens.
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Stay in a local home. This a unique opportunity for students and hosts to learn from each other. Our hosts are carefully vetted to ensure you are kept safe and made to feel welcome.

Please get in touch!

If you want to participate in our Summer School for 2024, please get in touch with our team! We will be happy to help and provide up-to-date information.

Summer School Events

Bowling 26th June
Bowling 26th June
Harry Potter Studio 29th July
Harry Potter Studio 29th July
Arundel Castle 3rd July
Arundel Castle 3rd July
Oxford City 6th July
Oxford City 6th July
Watersports 10th July
Watersports 10th July
London Museum 13th July
London Museum 13th July
Paintball 17th July
Paintball 17th July
Brighton 20th July
Brighton 20th July
West Wittering Beach 24th July
West Wittering Beach 24th July
Windsor Castle 27th July
Windsor Castle 27th July
Portsmouth 31st July
Portsmouth 31st July
Bath City Trip 3rd August
Bath City Trip 3rd August
Go-Carting 7th August
Go-Carting 7th August

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