Newbury (Downe House) Summer School 2024

Spend summer in a classic English boarding school.
Based at beautiful Downe House School
Near Newbury, in Berkshire

Newbury (Downe House) Summer School 2024

Unique Learning in partnership with Kings Education offers you a summer school at Downe House School, Newbury, Berkshire, UK. Downe House School occupies extensive grounds in Berkshire and offers excellent facilities. The centre is ideally situated just 45 minutes from Heathrow airport, and 1.5h from central London.

Summer Course

15 hours of English lessons per week plus full programme of sports, activities, and excursions.

  • Dates: 31 July – 14 August
  • Duration: 2 weeks
  • Minimum entry level: Beginner
  • Age range: 10 – 17
  • Variety of residential boarding houses each with
    large common rooms
  • Stunning modern classrooms
  • Large dining facility
  • Modern performing arts block
  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Outdoor playing fields and tennis courts
  • Large indoor sports hall
  • Mix of modernised residential boarding houses
  • Single, twin, triple and quad rooms
  • Shared bathroom facilities in an average bathroom:student ratio of 1:4.
  • Boys and girls are housed in different accommodation areas/ boarding houses
  • Each boarding house has its own large common room to relax
Meal plan
  • Breakfast, lunch and dinner provided every day.
  • Lunch and dinner are usually hot; on excursion days students are given a packed lunch.
  • Vegetarian always available. Others available on request.

Contact information:

  • Nene Gigashvili – 577 050 272
  • Lika Tsereteli – 555 901 555
    0322 001243

Newbury (Downe House) Summer Centre 2024

  • Arts and crafts
  • Badminton
  • Barbecues
  • Basketball
  • Capture the Flag
  • Dance
  • Disco night
  • Football
  • Frisbee games
  • Karaoke
  • Kings’ Got Talent
  • Latin dances
  • Movie night
  • Murder Mystery
  • Quiz challenges
  • Swimming games
  • Tennis
  • Touch Rugby
  • Volleyball

Typical full-day excursions

  • Bournemouth
    The perfect place to spend a day of sunshine and shopping by the beach; make sure to not miss its Pier!
  • London
    Our staff will guide you through the most iconic sights of the Westminster area (inc. Trafalgar Square, Downing Street, Westminster Abbey, the Big Ben, Buckingham Palace and more!) or visit historical museums of worldwide fame (Natural History Museum, Science Museum, etc..)
  • Portsmouth
    A beautiful seaside destination where you will board the world’s most famous battleship, the HMS Victory.
  • Stratford-upon-Avon
    A charming town most famously known for being the birthplace of William Shakespeare.
  • Warwick Castle
    A medieval castle initially developed by William the Conqueror back in 1068! You will be able to enjoy many exhibits during your visit.

Half-day excursions

  • Newbury
    Conveniently close for all your shopping needs. Did you know actor Alec Hopkins playing Severus in the Harry Potter movies was born here?
  • Cotswold Wildlife Park
    Discover many different specials of animals.
  • Windsor Castle
    A beautiful residence of the Royal family built back in the 11th century.
  • Reading
    A major commercial centre with a lot of shopping opportunities.
  • Salisbury
    Explore the beautiful Cathedral City of Salisbury which preserves one original copy of the Magna Carta to this day.
  • Oxford
    Discover the home of one of the most prestigious universities in the world with its many colleges; full of history, fun facts and with many of its buildings used in the Harry Potter franchise (Christchurch, Bodleian Library, etc…)