Located in one of England's most vibrant spa towns in the heart of the Cotswolds, Cheltenham College is a renowned independent boarding school in the UK. The College was founded in 1841 and is regarded as one of the major schools of the Victorian period. The College is endowed with some of the most outstanding sporting and educational facilities in the country.
The college campus is located a short 10 minute walk from the centre of Cheltenham itself making it a very convenient location for our young learners.
At Cheltenham College, students have the opportunity to combine learning English with golf, tennis or horse riding sessions in the afternoon. The programme is open to young learners aged 12-17 years in July & August.
|Age range||12-17 years|
|Available start dates||See Fees & Dates|
|Course duration||2-5 weeks|
|No. of students||200|
|Class size||15 max.|
|Typical accommodation||Single, twin & larger rooms|
|Afternoon sport options||Tennis, golf, horse riding|
Cheltenham College has fantastic tennis facilities including several high quality tennis courts within the school campus. Our tennis option includes three afternoon sessions each week with students having structured tennis coaching by a qualified Lawn Tennis Association (LTA) coach.
At Cheltenham College, we work in partnership with the local golf club where students can enjoy three afternoon sessions of golf instruction each week with the club's own qualified instructors.
Learn new horse-riding skills or improve your existing skills with qualified riding instructors. Students will have the opportunity to experience horse riding in the beautiful Cotswold countryside. All abilities and levels are catered for.
BSC Voted 'Star' Junior Course Provider for Under 18s 2012!
British Study Centres was honoured to win the 'Star Junior Course for Under 18s' award at the prestigious Study Travel Magazine awards ceremony held in London in September 2012 and was also shortlisted on a separate occasion in 2010.
The homestay option is ideal for students who wish to live in a home environment and experience the culture first hand. Comfortable and friendly homes within easy access to college make this an excellent alternative to our residential option with students being taken and collected by their families.
The residential option consists of a number of comfortable houses accommodating students in mainly single and twin-bedded rooms with adjacent bathroom, shower and toilet facilities, with each room having its own washbasin. Large rooms can also be organised for those students who prefer to be accommodated with friends or students of a different nationality. All houses have spacious common room areas with TV and video facilities where students can relax with friends.
Sport & Leisure Facilities
- Indoor heated swimming pool
- Tennis courts
- Indoor sports centre (basketball, football & badminton)
- Outside playing fields (football & team games)
- Theatre & disco hall
- Group leader common room
Cheltenham is located within a conservation area of outstanding national importance. The town is famous for its Regency architecture and is said to be "the most complete regency town in England", with its fine examples of neo-classical squares and promenades. The town is also well-known for its award-winning gardens, stylish shops and restaurants, and its festivals of horse racing, music and literature.
The nearby airports of Birmingham International (60 miles) and Bristol International (50 miles) together with good access to London Heathrow and Gatwick make Cheltenham an attractive and convenient location for overseas visitors.