Academic Summer Taunton
Academic Summer, Taunton offers challenging summer programmes for British and international students aged 10 to 16. Located on the outskirts of Taunton, a quaint market town in South-West England and just one and a half hours from London, Academic Summer Taunton is ideally situated to experience the genuine delights of quintessential Great Britain. The lively town is surrounded by national parks, which lend themselves to adventure in the form of climbing, hiking, and kayaking. With a 570-seat theatre, 22 tennis courts, 6 cricket pitches, outdoor nets, a sports hall, an indoor pool, 4 netball courts, and even floodlit Astro turf pitches and a climbing wall, Queen’s College, Taunton offers the best entertainment without even leaving the school.
The summer programme combines a challenging, experimental, practical and inspiring programme of learner-centred elective workshops with an enjoyable leisure programme. On-campus workshops and activities from Monday-Thursday, followed by three-day weekends including overnight trips to London, excursions to the beach, national parks and some of the UK’s favourite cities. All students participating will gain a CPD accredited Be a Leader qualification that encourages students to learn new skills, work in a team and develop their leadership skills. Choose from a wide selection of workshops including English, design & technology, writing, food & nutrition, presentation, interview & public speaking, arts and crafts, applied maths, entrepreneurship, robotics, performing arts, art portfolio, IT skills for study or science. Each student has their own individual timetable.
- Students select specialist workshops that spark their interests
- Students can experience a traditional boarding school in an idealic setting.
- All students participate in Be a Leader to a gain a CPD-accredited certificate.
- 3 full day trips per week plus evening excursions
- Mix with locals
Courses at School
- Academic Preparation
- Young Learner Courses
- English + Academic Programme
- English + Multi-Sports
- English + Performing Arts
- English + STEM (Computer programming & Robotics)
- Science and Mathematics
- Summer vacation