• 02 July
    6 weeks, 09:00 AM - 04:00 PM
    Edinburgh
    1 week, Monday - Sunday
    Session information
    Sessions
    Summer 2018
    Mon 02 Jul 09:00 - Sun 12 Aug 16:00
    Edinburgh
    • £290.00 excl.

Description

Junior Summer Programme at Wallace College

The Junior Summer Programme is aimed at students aged 14 - 17 years. The course runs throughout the summer period from Monday 2nd July - Sunday 12th August. 

Students will attend English classes in the morning from 09:00-12:30 Monday - Friday, totalling 15 hours of lessons per week. In the afternoon students will participate in our cultural programme, filled with local visits, a sports afternoon and a full-day excursion every Sunday. 

  • Levels: Elementary to Advanced
  • Average class size: 12
  • Duration: Minimum 1 week, maximum 3 weeks
  • Time: English classes - Monday to Friday (0900 - 1230) 
  • Time: Cultural programme - Monday to Friday (13:00 - 16:00) and Sunday (10:00 - 18:00)

Juniors are accompanied on all visits by one of our Activity Leaders.

Prices

Junior Summer Programme  - £290 per week. Price includes English classes and cultural programme of local visits and excursions.

Optional Extras

  • Accommodation with host family, bed and breakfast in a shared room             - £154 per week
  • Accommodation with host family, bed and breakfast in a single room              - £244 per week 
  • Accommodation with host family, breakfast and dinner in a shared room         - £180 per week
  • Accommodation with host family, breakfast and dinner in a single room          - £270 per week 
  • Packed Lunches                                             - £35 per week
  • City bus puss                                                 - £25 per week
  • Airport Transfer (Edinburgh airport only)      - £40 One way
  • Residential accommodation                          - a quotation is available on request

 

Visits on our cultural programme

Please see a sample of the events, activities and excursions from our recent Summer Programmes in the pictures below:  Please note that our Summer Programmes are specially chosen to suit the age group, interests and preferences of our clients, so those described below are a representative sample and not a guaranteed timetable.

 

This Museum, only 2 minutes walk from the College, has recently undergone a major refurbishment. There is a huge range of exhibits and activities.

The National Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh
This Museum, only 2 minutes walk from the College, has recently undergone a major refurbishment. There is a huge range of exhibits and activities.

 

 

Only 3 miles from the city centre, Craigmillar Castle is one of the best-preserved medieval castles in Scotland.

Craigmillar Castle, Edinburgh
Only 3 miles from the city centre, Craigmillar Castle is one of the best-preserved mediæval castles in Scotland.

 

 

 

Scotland’s premier garden. The Rock Garden is world famous and there are spectacular glasshouses and a lovely visitor centre.

The Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh
Scotland’s premier garden. The Rock Garden is world famous and there are spectacular glasshouses and a lovely visitor centre.

 

 

Learn more about what makes Scotland different from England. Admire the work of the Spanish architect Enric Miralles who designed the Parliament building, but died before it was completed.

The Scottish Parliament, Edinburgh
Learn more about what makes Scotland different from England. Admire the work of the Spanish architect Enric Miralles who designed the Parliament building, but died before it was completed.

 

 

Discover the story of the dog who became famous in 19th century Edinburgh. After his master died Bobby spent the next 14 years guarding his grave.

On The Trail Of Greyfriars Bobby
Discover the story of the dog who became famous in 19th century Edinburgh. After his master died Bobby spent the next 14 years guarding his grave.

 

 

This science museum, housed in a distinctive new building, contains 14 galleries with interactive exhibits and activities, including volcanoes, earthquakes, icebergs, rainforests and dinosaurs.

Our Dynamic Earth, Edinburgh
This science museum, housed in a distinctive new building, contains 14 galleries with interactive exhibits and activities, including volcanoes, earthquakes, icebergs, rainforests and dinosaurs

 

 

The town of North Berwick is on the rugged East Coast with steep cliffs and an ancient volcano. The Bass Rock is a world famous nature reserve, home for thousands of sea birds. Nearby is Tantallon Castle which has the best 14th century castle architecture in Scotland.

North Berwick
The town of North Berwick is on the rugged East Coast with steep cliffs and an ancient volcano. The Bass Rock is a world famous nature reserve, home for thousands of sea birds. Nearby is Tantallon Castle which has the best 14th century castle architecture in Scotland.

 

 

Stirling Castle is in a magnificent and atmospheric setting, at the gateway to the Scottish Highlands. Many people prefer it to Edinburgh Castle. On the way to Stirling you pass the site of the Battle of Bannockburn - Scotland’s most famous victory over the English in 1314.

Stirling Castle
Stirling Castle is in a magnificent and atmospheric setting, at the gateway to the Scottish Highlands. Many people prefer it to Edinburgh Castle. On the way to Stirling you pass the site of the Battle of Bannockburn - Scotland’s most famous victory over the English in 1314.

 

 

St Andrews The home of golf - a game invented in Scotland. St Andrews has the oldest university in Scotland - where Prince William met Kate Middleton.

St Andrews
The home of golf - a game invented in Scotland. St Andrews has the oldest university in Scotland - where Prince William met Kate Middleton.

 

 

It looks very peaceful now, but it has a violent history. Sir Walter Scott, one of Scotland’s most famous writers, lived in this area and drew his inspiration from it. The heart of Robert the Bruce, a former King of Scotland, is buried in Melrose Abbey (pictured).

The Scottish Borders
It looks very peaceful now, but it has a violent history. Sir Walter Scott, one of Scotland’s most famous writers, lived in this area and drew his inspiration from it. The heart of Robert the Bruce, a former King of Scotland, is buried in Melrose Abbey (pictured).

 

 

These 30m high steel sculptures were completed in 2013. They represent Kelpies, mythological beasts from Scottish folklore. Visitors can climb inside the statues, as well as admiring them from outside. The sculptures are even more impressive in reality	than in pictures.

The Kelpies, Falkirk
These 30m high steel sculptures were completed in 2013. They represent Kelpies, mythological beasts from Scottish folklore. Visitors can climb inside the statues, as well as admiring them from outside. The sculptures are even more impressive in reality than in pictures

 

 

Loch Lomond is the Scottish Highlands in miniature. Possibly the most beautiful loch in Scotland (and the largest by area) set in breathtaking scenery.

Loch Lomond
Loch Lomond is the Scottish Highlands in miniature. Possibly the most beautiful loch in Scotland (and the largest by area) set in breathtaking scenery

 

 

The birthplace of Mary Queen of Scots. Although Linlithgow Palace is now a ruin, it is fun to explore. The stairways are still intact and you can get a real sense of what it would have been like to live there. The palace stands beside a loch (Scottish for "lake") situated in a beautiful park.

Linlithgow
The birthplace of Mary Queen of Scots. Although Linlithgow Palace is now a ruin, it is fun to explore. The stairways are still intact and you can get a real sense of what it would have been like to live there. The palace stands beside a loch (Scottish for "lake") situated in a beautiful park.

 

 

See the Crown Jewels of Scotland, the mysterious Stone of Destiny, the beautiful St Margaret’s Chapel and the famous One o’clock Gun.

Edinburgh Castle
See the Crown Jewels of Scotland, the mysterious Stone of Destiny, the beautiful St Margaret’s Chapel and the famous One o’clock Gun.

 

 

A step back in time to see the contrast between the way people lived in the mediaeval Old Town and the elegant New Town during the 17th and 18th centuries.

Gladstone’s Land & the Georgian House, Edinburgh
A step back in time to see the contrast between the way people lived in the mediaeval Old Town and the elegant New Town during the 17th and 18th centuries.

 

 

A unique opportunity to sample the royal lifestyle of Queen Elizabeth and her famous guests.

The Royal Yacht Britannia, Edinburgh
A unique opportunity to sample the royal lifestyle of Queen Elizabeth and her famous guests.

 

 

Across the Firth of Forth from Edinburgh lies Dunfermline, the ancient capital city of Scotland. In Dunfermline Abbey the body of Robert the Bruce, one of Scotland’s greatest heroes, is buried. Nearby is Loch Leven where Mary Queen of Scots was imprisoned in a castle located on an island in the loch.

Dunfermline and Loch Leven
Across the Firth of Forth from Edinburgh lies Dunfermline, the ancient capital city of Scotland. In Dunfermline Abbey the body of Robert the Bruce, one of Scotland’s greatest heroes, is buried. Nearby is Loch Leven where Mary Queen of Scots was imprisoned in a castle located on an island in the loch.

 

 

This picturesque village only minutes from the centre of Edinburgh dates back to 1128 when it was the centre of a milling community.

Dean Village, Edinburgh
This picturesque village only minutes from the centre of Edinburgh dates back to 1128 when it was the centre of a milling community.

 

 

This hill (a very gentle slope) in the centre of Edinburgh has a number of monuments built on its top, and offers a spectacular view of the city.

Calton Hill, Edinburgh
This hill (a very gentle slope) in the centre of Edinburgh has a number of monuments built on its top, and offers a spectacular view of the city.

 

 

 

 

 

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