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Cambridge Summer Courses for Ages 13-15

Nurturing Young Minds with Tailored Cambridge Summer Programmes

At Oxford Summer Courses, we are dedicated to nurturing young minds to chart their academic journeys. Our tailored summer school courses provide a supportive environment where independence and critical thinking are fostered within an inclusive community. Hosted at esteemed Cambridge University Colleges like Fitzwilliam College, our Cambridge summer courses offer unparalleled opportunities for young learners aged 13-15 to explore their passions and excel in their chosen subjects. Apply now!

Entry Requirements

To apply to join our Cambridge summer courses, learners should be aged 13-15 years old and have a sufficient understanding of English to participate in academic discussions and coursework. They should also possess a keen interest in exploring their chosen subjects in a stimulating academic environment.

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What’s Included

  • All teaching, including small group seminars (8 students or less) and workshops.
  • Accommodation and all meals.
  • A Friday evening three-course formal hall.
  • A graduation ceremony.
  • All programmed visits and excursions.
  • Airport transfers.
  • Access to Oxford Summer Courses Foundations.
  • Travel and medical insurance included.
  • Welcome pack: Including an Oxford Summer Courses backpack, notebook, and water bottle. See prices and dates.

Cambridge Academic Overview

  • Lessons: Tutor contact time includes 16 sessions, each lasting 1.5 hours, with two lessons per week in your chosen subject. Interactive exploration with a maximum class size of 8 students. Learn more about our academic overview.
  • Directed Study: Scheduled time for homework completion with staff available for general questions.
  • Small Group Learning: Engage in interactive teaching sessions in groups of eight or fewer, enhancing collaboration and skills development. Homework builds on classwork, with additional workshops for skill enhancement. Learn more about our teaching methodologies.

Cambridge Summer School Curriculum

  • Masterclass: Interactive workshop to learn teamwork, debating, and collaboration skills from our staff.
  • Goal Setting: Our staff will support you in setting ambitious goals for your time with Oxford Summer Courses and future aspirations.
  • Reflection: Time to review course goals and learning progress with staff facilitation.

Social and Cultural Overview

  • City tour and orientation: Staff-led city tour to help you familiarise yourself with key attractions.
  • Activities: Planned on-campus or off-campus activities like sports, local visits, or college events.
  • Excursion: Off-site trip with classmates.
  • Explore: Supervised group exploration of the city.
  • Formal: Formal dinner at college with three courses.
  • Bop: The Oxford and Cambridge name for a party or disco!
  • Graduation: Celebrate achievements and conclude your time with Oxford Summer Courses. Read our reviews.

FAQs about Cambridge Summer School for Ages 13-15

  1. What are the age requirements for the Cambridge Summer School? The programme is designed for students aged 13-15 years old.
  2. What subjects can I study? Students can choose from a variety of subjects including History, Law, Maths, Medicine, Science, and Technology.
  3. How are students supported during the programme? Our dedicated on-course staff, including course directors, activity managers, and house parents, ensure the safety, well-being, and overall experience of all students.
  4. Are extracurricular activities included? Yes, the programme includes a range of social and cultural activities, excursions, and formal events to enrich the student experience.
  5. Is travel insurance provided? Yes, travel and medical insurance are included in the course fee for comprehensive coverage during your stay.

Where are Oxford Summer Courses Hosted?

For ages 9-12, our junior summer courses are hosted at renowned boarding schools including Harrow School, Eton College, and St. John's Beaumont. For ages 13-24, our summer courses are hosted in Cambridge and Oxford University colleges. Apply now to secure your spot in one of our prestigious summer courses.

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"The best lesson I have had so far was at Oxford Summer Courses when we studied Game Theory during the summer school, and when we did presentations in class about shops or platforms that we had to imagine ourselves."

Andy, Germany

"The time I spent at Oxford Summer Courses summer school was unforgettable, which sparked my strong interest in studying law. There were only two students in the law-learning class, and our tutor at Oxford Summer Courses was a professional with extensive experience in the legal field."

Blythe, Hong Kong

"The best thing about Oxford Summer Courses is the kind teachers and friendships I've built. During the summer school, I adapted to being surrounded by people from many parts of the world. The environment was very welcoming. I learned a lot from the courses and enjoyed my time here immensely overall."

Camille, Denmark

"During the two weeks at Oxford Summer Courses, we covered various aspects of psychology and learned a lot by discussing our ideas, debating, and reading. I also improved my writing skills by working on an essay and a poster under the supervision of a careful and attentive tutor."

Dylan, Australia

"The tutors at Oxford Summer Courses don't simply teach us to jump through hoops; they adapt the tutorials to really make the most of our knowledge and potential. The summer school experience at Oxford Summer Courses has been enriching and focused on nurturing our abilities."

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