Celc Summer School (Sadly cancelled in 2021. Plans for 2022 to follow soon.)

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• Saturday 3 July – Saturday 31 July 2021 (4 weeks) – £2950
• Saturday 3 July – Saturday 17 July 2021 (2 weeks) – £1495
• Saturday 17 July – Saturday 31 July 2021 (2 weeks) – £1495
• Ages: 13-16yrs

Fee includes airport transfers from and to London Heathrow, Southampton and Bournemouth airports

Register for the 2021 Summer School

Ray King,
Summer School Director


Our Summer School venue – Moorlands College – is beautifully located just 2.5 miles from Christchurch and inside the New Forest National Park. Beaches, forest, the Purbeck Hills and Bournemouth are all very close by.

21 Days in 21 Seconds

Highlights Video

A Day in the Life (quick)

A Day in the Life (not so quick!)

Care and Supervision

Students benefit from a leader / student ratio of 1:14, 24-hour supervision and ready access to First Aid and medical support. Trips and excursions are accompanied by competent activity leaders and a manager. Students are issued with an emergency card that carries key telephone numbers.


We will be following carefully considered protocols, taking into account the very latest advice. These will be published on this page in due course and will be sent to every student’s parent.


Level-appropriate classes are offered using high quality teaching material and methods. Maximum class size is 14. The 3 hours of General English classes most morning are complemented by one-hour early afternoon classes that are more project-based, and early evening portfolio sessions, giving 20+ hours per week. We ensure that students cover all the essentials of grammar, vocabulary and language skills. All teachers are qualified and experienced. At the end of the Summer School each student is presented with a course completion certificate.


Students enjoy very comfortable twin-bedded rooms. Students are taught in superb classrooms, and meals are served in the spacious Dining Hall. There are lounges, an internet cafe, sports hall, brand new auditorium, bonfire pit and beautiful parkland grounds.


Although we will adjust the programme if there are concerns about social distancing and the health of students and staff, our plan, as always, is to offer a very generous number of quality excursions. The draft detailed programme can be downloaded from this page. It includes trips to London, Thorpe Park Theme Park, Bath, Oxford, Gunwharf Quay (outlet) Shopping Village and Durdle Door.

Other visits are organised to the beach, forest and Christchurch as well as to the pier, gardens and shops of Bournemouth. Although the excursions are designed to be fun they also offer plenty of scope for sightseeing and learning.


Students benefit from a wide range of activities led by our very committed activity leaders. These include the Celc Dance Club (ballroom & modern), FA football coaching, swimming, art & craft, raft building, fashion show, basketball, cake baking, uni-hoc, fitness workouts, volleyball, open mic evening, bonfires, table tennis, film nights and loads more.


Students enjoy English, Continental and American breakfast options, along with varied main meals plus barbecues and good quality packed lunches when on full-day excursions.

Dinner Dance

The special Friday evening event at the end of week 2 and week 4 is a big highlight and includes non-alcoholic cocktails, awards ceremony, video diary highlights and sit down dinner. Waiter service, posh dress code, proper dancing!

Christian Ethos

Students of any faith and none are equally welcome. The programme will be safe and wholesome. Respect, tolerance and honesty are expected of all students and staff. There will be a short ‘thought-for-the-day’ before breakfast each morning, and one of the activity options on the Sunday will be a short Christian worship service for those who want to attend.

Covid-19 Refund Policy

  • If you change your mind and inform us two weeks or more before your programme begins, then Celc will return all fees, less registration fee and any bank charges (as per our https://celcuk.com/terms-and-conditions/)
  • If you find that unavoidable difficulties arise, such as visas not being granted, your Government not allowing travel, non-availability of flights, your country listed by the UK Government as Amber or Red… then Celc will refund all fees, along with the registration fee
  • In the event that Celc is forced to cancel Summer School, then Celc will return all fees, along with the registration fee and will cover the cost of bank charges

Click to download a PDF of the Summer School Programme
Click to download our Summer School Brochure
Register for the 2021 Summer School

Once you have registered we will send you a Parental Consent Form, a copy of the Behaviour Policy and Phone Policy along with other helpful information. If you would like to see this information before you register, please ask: english@celcuk.com

Please note that 12 and 17 yr-olds are occasionally allowed to join but this is rarely and after careful consideration.

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