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#Oxford Juniors #11-12 years old #Interactive Learning (11-12) #From £1595

Science Explorers

Newton, Darwin, Einstein, and you. Join us for an electrifying (and hands-on) journey to the coolest corners of biology, chemistry and physics.
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Learning

Outline

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 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!

Teaching methodology

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.

The experience

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 marvelling at the spectacular artefacts in London's best kept museums, 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.

Typical outings

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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.

Harry Potter Studios Tour

Head for Hogwarts, walk the cobbles of Diagon Alley, visit the Ministry of Magic and discover how the Harry Potter films were brought to life as you enter the world of Harry, Hermione and Ron.

Oxford

Let us show you around our home town. We’ll visit lots of fascinating museums, take a punt down the river, explore Oxford Castle, and uncover all the best bits of this classic English city.

Review

Auguste, Hong Kong

"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."

Stay in Oxford Juniors

Experience the unique opportunity to live and learn in one of the UK’s most prestigious boarding facilities at Dragon School, set in the inspiring city of Oxford. Nestled close to the thriving suburb of Summertown, just a short walk north of the city centre, it’s surrounded by lush greenery and secure accommodation buildings – the perfect destination for an exciting summer adventure.

Students will be staying in secure dormitories in the Boarding Houses close to the main school buildings. Each House has space for play, quiet relaxation and for sharing TV and DVD viewing. Bedrooms are cosy, shared amongst course mates, with staff available 24/7 in the corridors nearby.

All meals will be provided for students in the school's Dining Room, which is just steps from their boarding house. There are hot and cold options to choose from, offering something for every student. On Friday evenings, students will be treated to a graduation meal to celebrate their achievements from the week.

Tutor

Dr Michael Gardner

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.

Dates & Prices

9 Jul - 15 Jul 2023

Standard (shared bathroom)

available

£1595

16 Jul - 22 Jul 2023

Standard (shared bathroom)

available

£1595

23 Jul - 29 Jul 2023

Standard (shared bathroom)

available

£1595

30 Jul - 5 Aug 2023

Standard (shared bathroom)

available

£1595

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+44 01865 818403

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