Short summer courses for Teenagers in Oxford

We offer English language programmes for teenagers aged 14-17 years old including Interactive English and Intensive English. Our English courses start from elementary level. We also offer the academic course IB Introduction as well as subject-specific courses like Business in Oxford and Art and Digital Design in Oxford

Academic support and pastoral care: We provide a supportive environment for you to develop your language in the 4 key skills, and help you to improve your vocabulary, fluency and accuracy

Course content: Our lessons are interesting and stimulate learning through a Theme of the Week and Guest Speaker events

Flexible course structure: You can choose to study for 2, 3 or 4 weeks in June, July and August.

Attractive setting: Our courses are offered in a beautiful location close to the centre of Oxford

Rich academic programme: Our teaching approach enhances your learning experience and includes enjoyable study visits and entertaining excursions to places in the UK, including London

Develop international friendships: Our short summer courses have global appeal, so you can make lots of new friends and create unforgettable memories

Wide activities and excursions offering: Learn sports, develop skills, discover cultural attractions and have fun! 

Located in Oxford: Live in residential houses within the city of Oxford

A member of the English UK specialist group for Young Learners

Choose from the courses below:

Activities Timetable (sample)

View the sample activities timetable. Please note these are subject to change. 

Themes of the Week (sample)

  • History of the University of Oxford & Oxford Colleges
  • Famous Alumni
  • Debate: Private vs state education

  • Broadening your mind
  • AirBnB – blessing or a curse?
  • Learn before you land – cultural awareness!
  • Debate: Backpacking or all-inclusive holiday?

  • Social Media: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, TikTok
  • AI, VR, and the real world
  • Sustainable energy sources for the future

  • Local Oxford Artists
  • British Music Festivals
  • Become an Artist!

  • FIFA Women’s World Cup
  • Women at the University of Oxford
  • Women in STEM, Business,
  • Who are your female role models?

  • British Values
    • Democracy & Rule of Law
    • Individual Liberty & Freedom of Speech
    • Tolerance & Mutual Respect
  • Spice up your Life with Girl Bands
  • Fish and Chips

  • Celebrations around the world
  • Masks, costumes, and pageants
  • Multiculturalism – a barrier to integration?

  • 12th August – International Youth Day
  • Model United Nations
  • Debate: What does our future look like with Gen Z?

  • Veganism, food waste & Recycling
  • Eco-friendly housing
  • Transportation – e-cars all the way?

Spring & Summer courses brochure