Your Juniors summer school adventure starts here
Embark on a distinctive summer school journey with an academic course for juniors with Oxford Summer Courses. In our exceptional academic courses, you will learn to think critically and independently, and challenge your perspective through debate and discussion as part of an inclusive community of fellow learners from all over the world. Gain independence - both academically and socially - all while being hosted within a top boarding school.
Catering to learners aged 9-12, our summer courses span a range of subjects from History, Law, Maths, Medicine, Science, and Technology - amongst many others (subjects available vary by age group). Each course lasts one week.
For those who wish to extend their junior summer school stay, learners aged 9-12 can book back-to-back courses. Set within leading boarding schools, including Eton College, Harrow School, and St John's Beaumont, our junior summer courses promise a summer of discovery and independence. Apply now for an unforgettable junior summer school experience!
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Visiting Warwick Castle is an opportunity to explore the rich history of this magnificent medieval fortress. It dates back to the 11th century and has played a significant role in English history. Students can explore the castle's impressive collection of buildings and exhibitions, as well as witness jousting tournaments, falconry displays, and other live shows.
Tower of London
The Tower of London is a historic castle and fortress that has served as a royal palace, prison, and even a zoo over the centuries. Visitors can explore its impressive collection of buildings and exhibitions, including the iconic White Tower, the Crown Jewels, and the medieval palace. They can also learn about the infamous prisoners who were held in the tower over the centuries, including Anne Boleyn and Guy Fawkes.
Harry Potter Studios Tour
The Harry Potter Studios Tour offers a behind-the-scenes look at the making of the Harry Potter movies, with interactive exhibits and displays that showcase the artistry and craftsmanship that went into creating the magical world of Hogwarts. Students can explore the Great Hall, see the actual sets used in the films, and even step inside the Hogwarts Express.
Oxford is a world-renowned university city with stunning architecture, idyllic cobblestone streets, and rich history. It is home to some of the most iconic university buildings in the world, such as the Bodleian Library and Christ Church College, which inspired the Hogwarts dining hall in the Harry Potter movies. Visiting Oxford is like taking a step back in time and discovering the quintessential beauty of England.
The Juniors Summer Courses experience
Immerse your child in the transformative Juniors Summer Courses experience — a perfect blend of academic excellence, enrichment activities, and a vibrant community. Benefit from a focused Academic Experience with 12 one-hour lessons per week, a small class size of 15 students for personalised attention, and supervised homework time. Engage in curriculum enrichment with daily reflection time and participate in a variety of social and cultural activities, including on-site or local events, chats and bedtime with house parents and friends, off-site excursions, a formal graduation ceremony, and a disco to conclude the course with new friends!
Stay at our Juniors Summer School
Indulge in a truly enriching stay meticulously designed for learners aged 9-12. Choose between the privacy and comfort of a private room (single room) or embrace shared living in a standard (shared room) to foster friendships. Our accommodations, including Harrow School and St John's Beaumont, feature shared facilities, crafting a dynamic and supportive environment that enhances the social and learning experience. Rest assured, our commitment to safety includes regular Room Checks, aligning with government policies to ensure students are comfortable, safe, and well throughout the duration of our courses.
When you apply to participate in a juniors summer school with Oxford Summer Courses, your accommodation assignment will be based on your chosen room type and age group. Each venue, including St John's Beaumont and Harrow School, offers distinctive features. Please note that you won't have the option to select your preferred boarding school; it will be assigned based on room availability and your age group.
Food and catering
All our juniors summer school sites offer a full-board experience, providing breakfast, lunch, and dinner daily. On excursion days, students enjoy a packed lunch.