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Science Explorers

The Science Explorers summer school at Oxford Summer Courses, designed for 09-10 years old students, provides interactive learning and is priced from £2,165.
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Science Explorers juniors summer school at Oxford Summer Courses for ages 09-10 years. Study Science Explorers with Oxford Summer Courses. Everything that we are and all that surrounds us is made up of cells, genes, atoms, and molecules. Learn the universal language of science, and you can apply it to anything! From the origin of life to exploring outer space, we’ll spark your curiosity on our Science Explorers course. Grab your goggles and your lab coat and join us for a thrilling journey into the recipe of life! Newton, Darwin, Einstein, and you. Join us for an electrifying (and hands-on) journey to the coolest corners of biology, chemistry, and physics. Participate in curriculum enrichment activities, including a reflection session facilitated by our staff members, allowing time to reflect on the day's lessons and activities.

Teaching methodology

Our teaching for 9-10-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.

The 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!


Juniors Summer School Accommodation

Harrow School

Harrow School

Typical outings

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Warwick Castle

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.


Auguste, Hong Kong

"When I participated in Oxford Summer Courses tech-focused summer school, it was actually really fun. We had groups and worked on creating remixes, websites, and games. It was an enjoyable experience learning how to do everything."

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.

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.



Dr Michael G

PhD Biological Sciences, University of Exeter - Dr Mike Gardner has had a career as a research biologist and a science teacher. As a research biologist, he studied the genetics and ecology of the American Monkey flower, Mimulus Guttatus. His degree was in Biophysics and he has a keen interest in physics and space. Dr Gardner is currently teaching biology, chemistry and physics to students at a secondary school in the United Kingdom. He believes that science should be fun for students.


Discover our sample timetable for learners aged 9-10 and experience the immersive learning of Oxford Summer Courses. Our small group tutorials and seminars, led by expert tutors, will help prepare you for future academic pursuits and professional careers while considering the experience you already have in your chosen subject. With a dynamic social and cultural programme, you'll get valuable insights of what it's like to study at Juniors and create unforgettable memories.


Dates & Prices

7 Jul 2024 - 13 Jul 2024

Standard (shared room)



14 Jul 2024 - 20 Jul 2024

Standard (shared room)



21 Jul 2024 - 27 Jul 2024

Standard (shared room)



28 Jul 2024 - 3 Aug 2024

Standard (shared room)



Flexible Payment Options for 2024 Summer Courses

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