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Oxford Summer Courses for Ages 13-15

Oxford Summer School for Ages 13-15

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 Oxford University Colleges like Lady Margaret Hall and New College, our Oxford summer courses offer unparalleled opportunities for young learners aged 13-15 to explore their passions and excel in their chosen subjects. Apply now to secure your place and embark on an unforgettable Oxford summer school experience.

Entry Requirements

To apply to join our Oxford summer courses, learners should be aged 13-15 years old, speak English proficiently, and possess a keen interest in exploring their chosen subjects in a stimulating academic environment.

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.

Oxford Subjects for Ages 13-15

Tailored for young minds aged 13-15, our Oxford summer courses at Lady Margaret Hall and New College cover a range of exciting subjects, including:

  • Architecture
  • Biology
  • Leadership
  • Philosophy
  • Environmental Science
  • Arts and Humanities
  • Business and Entrepreneurship
  • Chemistry
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Oxford Academic Overview

  • Lesson: Tutor contact time: 16 sessions x 1.5 hrs over four days per week. Classes with a maximum of 8 students, offering interactive exploration of your chosen subject.
  • Directed study: Scheduled time for homework completion with on-course staff available for general questions.
  • Small Group Learning: Engage in interactive teaching sessions within groups of eight or fewer students. Homework and workshops focus on advancing both present education and future career skills.

Oxford Summer School Curriculum

  • Masterclass: Learn life skills like teamwork, debating, and collaboration in an interactive workshop.
  • Goal setting: Our staff will help you define your goals for Oxford Summer Courses and beyond, encouraging ambitious targets.
  • Reflection: Review your initial goals and course progress with our staff.

Social and Cultural Overview

  • City tour and orientation: Our staff will guide you through the highlights of your city to help you familiarise yourself with it.
  • Activities: Planned activities led by our team, including sports, local visits, or events at the college.
  • Excursion: A trip off-site with your classmates.
  • Explore: Supervised group exploration of the city.
  • Formal: A three-course dinner in college, often requiring slightly formal attire.
  • Bop: Oxford and Cambridge term for a party or disco.
  • Graduation: Celebrate your course achievements with classmates and officially conclude your time with Oxford Summer Courses.

Apply Now to Oxford Summer Courses

  • Ready to embark on an unforgettable summer of learning and growth? Apply now and join us at Oxford Summer Courses.
  • Limited spaces available - don't delay!
  • Did you know that you can extend your stay with Oxford Summer Courses when you apply?
  • Did you know that we offer flexible payment options?


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Allysa, USA

"The teachers at Oxford Summer Courses summer school are very inclusive, and the teaching groups are small. It is also refreshing to see everyone in the class as passionate as I am."

Austin, USA

"Instead of just another high school lecture-style class, my tutor at Oxford Summer Courses made the summer school class engaging and interesting. So, at the end of a 3-hour session, all I wanted to do was learn more."

Brett, USA

"The best part of my classes at Oxford Summer Courses would be the insight they’ve provided towards looking at history from different perspectives, and how important it is to properly gauge the usefulness of a source in your given essay. The summer school experience has been enriching and has allowed me to broaden my understanding of historical analysis."

James, USA

"I liked how we were given complex problems to solve. This pushed me to learn more and gave me the motivation to want to learn more."

Katrina, USA

"I would love to do this course again in the future. Oxford Summer Courses is a place where you can make friends that live all over the globe. And a chance to explore Oxford, London, and enjoy all sorts of extracurricular activities."

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