Newton, Darwin, Einstein, and you. Join us for an electrifying (and hands-on) journey to the coolest corners of biology, chemistry and physics.
11-12 year olds
7 days commencing:
Everything that we are and all that surrounds is is made up from cells, genes, atoms and molecules. Learn the Universal language of science and you can apply it to anything! From quantum physics to electrifying practical experiments, we’ll cover it all on our Science Explorers course. Grab your goggles and your lab coat and join us for a thrilling journey into the recipe of life!
Our teaching for 11-12-year-old students is focused on interactive and task-based learning. You will be taught by experienced primary teachers, who are there to inspire and engage you with the subjects they are passionate about. Our courses run over a week, and during this time you will develop your subject knowledge through multimedia presentations, group work, games, problem-solving and project work with a meaningful real-life focus. This teaching style has an increased focus on age-appropriate content and offers more opportunities for independent group work than our 9-10 courses.
At Oxford Summer Courses, we believe in balancing hard work with exciting excursions. We know what trips will inspire students and keep their young minds active and entertained, so whether we’re trekking around Windsor Castle, exploring the epic Blenheim Palace, or marveling at the spectacular sets of Harry Potter World, we’re always pushing the envelope of discovery and wonder.
This immersive learning experience will begin your child’s educational journey towards success and help them gain the experience of British boarding school life. And of course, it’s loads of fun.
"When I did tech, it was actually really really fun, we had groups and we made remixes and websites and games, and it was really fun learning how to do everything. "
"The subjects were surprisingly more than enjoyable and I absorbed a profusion of information. "
"We’ve done our business plans for our future enterprises in the future. My future enterprise is to sell wind turbines and solar panels to bigger companies."
Stay at one of Britain’s top boarding schools and experience the best of British education in 2019. Whether you’re at Cheltenham Ladies College or Wycombe Abbey, you’ll stay in a historic location, in a secure site, set in beautiful grounds, and be supported by an experienced pastoral team.
You’ll make international friends, take part in activities and study with top tutors. Our classes are never larger than fifteen, and at the end of their time with us, all students receive a certificate of completion and feedback from their tutor.
We also ensure you’re safe and happy with a high staff to student ratio, 24 hour supervision, and an on-site nurse.
You will be staying in rooms that are used by students during the term time and the comfortable boarding houses have common rooms, study rooms and plenty of outside space. An Oxford Summer Courses ‘House Parent’ will look after you and ensure you are safe and happy while you are with us. In 2019 we are excited to be working with two of Britain’s best performing schools: Cheltenham Ladies College, your boarding house is located a short walk away from the main school site. You will have access to the facilities that term-time student would as well as being on the doorstep of a thriving town. At Wycombe Abbey, your boarding house will be located at the heart of the school, giving you easy access to the school’s amenities and vast grounds, complete with woodlands and picturesque lake.
At both boarding schools, all of your daily meals will be taken on site. This traditional dining fosters a familial environment, giving you a chance to mix with classmates, people from your boarding house, and your new friends. On Friday nights, you will be treated to a graduation meal to celebrate your achievements.
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