Juniors / Teenagers Ages 11-17*

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1 Ref. JGB.13, Torquay, Programa en familia Juniors / Teenagers Ages 11-17* Students arrive on a Sunday, and begin lessons on Monday. Departure day is normally a Sunday Lessons are Monday Friday, 20 X 45 minute lessons per week in multinational classes 16 students per class maximum (Average class size for last summer was 13) Host Family (homestay) accommodation, shared room, all meals Accommodation is usually 2 sharing a room, with 4 students maximum per family. Families are within 30 minutes travel time of the school Host families meet the students on arrival at the coach station in Torquay and take them to the coach station on the departure day *11 and 12 year-olds must be accompanied by a group leader or staying with parents/guardians in Torquay. Full Social Activity program with 4 afternoon activities/trips, 1 half-day excursion, 2 evening activities + 1 full-day excursion per week Includes Course materials, welcome pack with local information, school I.D card and map End of course certificate and End of course teacher's report 24 hour emergency support Prices include a BUS PASS for unlimited local travel Length of Course Supplements: 2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks Airport Transfers for individuals every Sunday during the course from/to Heathrow Airport 65 each way Extra weeks

2 Para más información contactar con Yolanda Comas, teléfono: Sample Activity Programme At peak times lessons may be AM or PM, ( or ) WEEK 1 Day Time Evening WEEK 2 Day Time Evening Sunday Monday Arrival Day Orientation tour of Torquay Tuesday Sunday Monday or with RES leader Full Day Excursions Eden Project (Cornwall) Environmental and Ecological Theme park Plymouth (City attractions and National Marine Aquarium) Exeter (City attractions, Cathedral and Museum) Woodlands (Theme Park) Dartmouth (boat cruise and time ashore in this famous town) Bishop's Palace visit to the City of Wells, including entry to the palace activity/trip Excursion Evening Activity Wednesday activity/trip Thursday Friday Saturday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Excursion Evening Activity Excursions Totnes (historic town famous for artistic/alternative residents) Dartmoor (National Park) South Hams (Tour of beautiful part of Devon, including beaches) Goodrington (beach) Teignmouth and Dawlish (seaside towns) Buckfast Abbey (Benedictine monastery) activity/trip activity/trip Evening Activity activity/trip Evening Activity Activities/trips Bowling Quasar (laser shooting game) Indoor + Outdoor sports Town Quiz, Treasure Hunt Swimming (with slides and waves) Brixham by Boat (boat trip to famous fishing town) Kents Cavern cave network Bygones (museum of Old England) Torquay Museum (with Agatha Christie Exhibition) Living Coasts Zoo with Penguins and seals Cockington Living museum of village life activity/trip activity/trip Full Day Excursion Full Day Excursion Evening Activities Kents Cavern Ghost tour in caves Cinema International Disco Bowling Boat cruise Sports Beach BBQ Swimming Group leaders may wish to organise additional activities, and the school will help organise this. Sundays are spent with host families, group leaders or our leaders. Students on the Summer Course for teenagers and juniors are required to attend all activities. A welfare/parental consent form must be received for each student.


4 THE SCHOOL James Nicholls Principal Alex Nicholls Director of Studies

5 THE SCHOOL since 1996 over 40 years experience medium-sized school open all year accredited by the British Council

6 OUR LOCATION Torquay is located in the county of Devon, voted by English people as the best place to live in England Torquay is one of England s top seaside destinations and hometown of the writer Agatha Christie. Easy connections to the major airports

7 THE SCHOOL BUILDING 13 classrooms, most with amazing sea views student suite with drinks and snacks machines group leader room with free tea and coffee library pool room table football 3D cinema TV & computers for students to use free WiFi lovely courtyard garden

8 COURSE INCLUDES Course materials Welcome pack with local information School ID card and map End of course certificate End of course teacher s report 24 hour emergency support Bus pass for unlimited travel 1:15 free leader places

9 COURSE INCLUDES Tuition 20 lessons per week (15 hours) Monday to Friday Lesson times (or possibly during peak weeks) Class size 10 to 16 students

10 COURSE INCLUDES Tuition focuses on : Improving communication Speaking Listening Reading Writing Grammar

11 COURSE INCLUDES Host family accommodation Experience British family life & traditions, practise English outside school Families are within 30 minutes travel time from school (most families are within walking distance, but a bus pass is always provided) Usually 2 sharing a room (option of sharing with other nationalities) Full board (breakfast, packed lunch & dinner every day) 11 and 12 years-olds must be accompanied by a leader or adult also studying at R.E.S.

12 COURSE INCLUDES Full Social Activity program with: 5 half-day afternoon activities/trips 2 evening activities 1 full day excursion per week (Saturday) Optional Sunday activity or day with host family

13 SOME EXAMPLES Full Day Excursions: Excursions: Evening Activities: Activities: Eden Project Totnes Bowling Quasar Plymouth Dartmoor Boat cruise Indoor + Outdoor Exeter Goodrington Sports sports Woodlands Teignmouth Beach BBQ Swimming Buckfast Abbey Swimming Brixham by Boat Cinema Kents Cavern Living Coasts Cockington

14 COMMENTS FROM FORMER STUDENTS "All teachers are creative, marvellous, and have a very professional attitude to their job." Pascal, Belgium "Torquay and your school have made such an impression on me, it was not easy to leave behind." Jose-Angel, Spain "I would like you to congratulate yourselves for the great teaching and service you provide." Marta Varela, Agent - Geiser Canarias,S.L, Canary Islands "The atmosphere of the school was ideal - I've been very happy in your school - Thank you for everything!" Kyoko, Japan "Thank you all for making my time in Torquay the best summer ever." Saskia, Holland Para más información contactar con Yolanda Comas, Teléfono: