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Discovery Summer Winchester - Summer Centre

Discovery Summer Winchester - Summer Centre

Winchester College is one of Britain’s leading academic independent schools. Situated in the heart of Winchester (100 km south west of London) the College offers a tranquil environment in private, secluded grounds a short walk from the cathedral and town centre. The Pre-University programme is designed for students aged 14-17 with a high level of English (upper-intermediate to proficiency). Students have 22.5 hours’ tuition per week and can choose from a wide variety of Majors and Minors including: IELTS Exam Prep, International Relations/Model UN, Business Studies and Economics, Drama, Film Making, Creative Writing/Journalism, Philosophy, Debating, Digital Photography and Leadership Skills. Facilities include a 14th century dining hall, fully equipped sports centre, indoor swimming pool, playing fields, cricket pitches, tennis courts, theatre and large IT suites.

Accommodation is in historic boarding houses in 1-8 bedded rooms. Lessons take place on campus or at a nearby school in the Cathedral Close, a five-minute walk away. Students enjoy a full programme of activities 7 days a week including 2 excursions.

  • An intellectually stimulating, international environment where students are challenged to explore new subjects in English
  • Weekly Academic Workshops offer additional learning opportunities on a range of topics e.g. British history and culture, complex problem-solving, presentation skills
  • Meet other high achieving students from many different countries as well as English teenagers - English Student Hosts - who study alongside the international students.

Courses at School

  • CLIL
  • English for Specific Purposes
    • Sport/activities
  • Examination Courses
    • IELTS
    • Trinity GESE
  • General English
  • Young Learner Courses
    • Family
    • Residential
    • Summer vacation
Alexia, France

"“As I plan to attend a UK university I selected Advanced Exam Skills. This really helped me prepare for the IELTS exam. I am thrilled with the results.”"

Javier, Spain

"”I came back because last year was so good and I wanted to repeat the experience. I took my IELTS exam yesterday and hope to have scored well. There was a really good mix of nationalities and I’ve made new friends from Italy and Turkey. I knew the English Student Hosts from last year. It was great to be with them again!”"

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