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#Cambridge #13-15 years old #Maximum class size of 15 #From £5895

Engineering

If you can take a problem, apply a scientific principle and find a solution, your name should be down for our Engineering course. Extend your skills so you can get over even more obstacles and refine your approaches and techniques to fast track your career in this dynamic field.
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Learning

Outline

Study Engineering with us and you’ll explore the underlying principles behind the subject. Examine the strengths and limitations through a range of engineering problems from a field like sustainable energy or materials science, and find connections between physics and mathematics to find solutions. Once you’ve qualified, you’ll have the skills and aptitude to join the Engineering elite – after all, your industry is home to those who worked on the international space station and the Millennium bridge. The sky’s the limit.

Teaching methodology

Learning in a small group (no more than 15 students and often fewer) means that you get quality time with your teacher and ask as many questions as you like! Through interactive learning, our teachers will guide you through new concepts and assign you practice tasks to build your knowledge and skills. You will also have an opportunity for group work, independent research, and homework assignments to be discussed in class. Small classes mean everyone gets to have their say, and students learn from debating with one another, as well as from their tutor.

The experience

It’s all about balance. Study with us at Cambridge and we’ll help you embrace everything the city has to offer – from socialising with new friends with shared interests to field trips and excursions for practical lessons you just can’t learn from a textbook. We understand students. We make sure you’re stimulated with a social calendar that packs it all in, from traditional guided tours of the University museums to a tranquil afternoon punting on the River Cam.

And of course, you’ll experience the true Cambridge way of life from weekly formal dinners to competitive debating and croquet. Remember to save some energy for dancing the night away at a disco!

Typical outings

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Westminster, London

The Houses of Parliament, Big Ben, Westminster Cathedral, St James’s Park and Buckingham Palace – just a few of the world-famous landmarks in this part of London. Enjoy being at the heart of our vibrant capital.

British Museum

Discover amazing treasures and experience the history of people from around the world. Then explore the heart of London from Covent Garden and Trafalgar Square to the National Gallery and St James' Park.

Canterbury

Enjoy the fun of the classic Chaucer's Canterbury Tales as we take you back in history to discover English life in the 14th Century. Explore the famous Cathedral and even have a go at dressing in clothes of the time.

Greenwich

Explore the history of space, time and navigation at the Royal Observatory, step aboard the historic Cutty Sark, and uncover gripping stories about how today’s world was shaped at the National Maritime Museum.

Warwick Castle

Let your imagination roar with history, magic, myth and adventure in the age of gallant dragon-slaying knights. And discover dark dungeons and watch birds of prey soar at one of England’s finest mediaeval castles.

Tower of London

The Crown Jewels, Beefeaters, and over 1,000 years of history – explore this iconic ancient fortress and castle, walk along the mighty river Thames and discover vibrant Brick Lane.

Portsmouth

It’s action stations as you step aboard world-famous warships, including Nelson’s HMS Victory, brave the glass floor of the Spinnaker Tower, and explore one of England’s most important naval cities.

Stay in Cambridge

Home to Cambridge University since 1209, this city is famous for its cyclists, its museums, and of course, the 107 Nobel Laureates. But have you heard of the Mathematical Bridge (c.1749)- the first bridge built using mathematical principles? Or did you know that the first official game of football with rules similar to those we use now was played in 1848 in the middle of the city? Cambridge has so much to offer, from a vibrant history to cobbled streets and cozy cafes. It’s the perfect place to study, and spend a summer exploring.

You will be staying in single or twin room college accommodation, occupied by students during term time, located within a mile of the centre. Your accommodation will be ideally located to explore all the best areas of the city, from its oldest colleges to its lovely cafes. Ensuite rooms may be available at some locations.

You will get a chance to eat in a variety of restaurants in Cambridge, tasting food from all over the world. On top of that, you’ll be treated to a delicious formal dinner in your college - a three-course meal where everyone gets a chance to dress up!

Tutors

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James Giles

James is currently an aerospace lecturer at Milton Keynes College teaching students 16+. He's worked in a variety of schools and colleges as well as training centres, always looking at the highest standards of learning for all his students. James's passion for aerospace started at the beginning of his career working as an apprentice with Rolls-Royce aero engines, then going on to work in the service department for the Pegasus engine that powered the Harrier jump-jet. Since then, James has worked with other companies related to aerospace before training to be an engineering teacher. He's also a keen glider pilot and has a strong interest in drones.

Katherine Kelly

Kat has over 7 years of experience working in science outreach and informal education, including as an Astronomer at the H.R Macmillan Space Centre regularly doing TV interviews. Her favourite things to learn about are relativity, black holes, dark matter and space exploration. She has previous tutoring experience and has a hands-on inquiry based teaching style.

Raquel Bermudez Rico

Raquel has previous experience working at a secondary school in Spain. During this time she enjoyed teaching a variety of subjects including Science, Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry. She has also worked as a teacher in a private school for children with difficulties such as hyperactivity and attention deficit disorder.

Dates & Prices

25 Jun - 8 Jul 2023

Standard (shared bathroom)

available

£5895

2 Jul - 15 Jul 2023

Standard (shared bathroom)

available

£5895

9 Jul - 22 Jul 2023

Standard (shared bathroom)

available

£5895

16 Jul - 29 Jul 2023

Standard (shared bathroom)

available

£5895

23 Jul - 5 Aug 2023

Standard (shared bathroom)

available

£5895

30 Jul - 12 Aug 2023

Standard (shared bathroom)

available

£5895

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