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Group Programme


From the 24th of June 2018 to the 16th of September 2018, BSA will welcome students between 16 and 17 years old. It’s a great opportunity for them to learn in one of the most famous cities in the world.

The Group Programme includes a 20 hours intensive General English course, daily social activities designed to support the learning that takes place in the classrooms, and full board accommodation in multiple rooms.

What’s included?

  • Initial placement test & orientation
  • English Course Monday to Friday (20 hours per week)
  • Course materials
  • Full board accommodation in a multiple room in the same building
  • Guided activity programme - 5 afternoon activities per week Monday to Friday - 1-full day Saturday excursion per week
  • End of course certificate
Course objectives
By the end of this course you will have:
  • Become more fluent and accurate in your speaking
  • Improved your reading, writing and listening skills
  • Expanded your active and passive vocabulary
  • Developed new strategies to learn English
At BSA we are committed to taking particular care of our underage students. To achieve this:
  • We have a Designated Safeguarding Lead
  • All of our staff are DBS checked
  • We ensure our accommodation providers respect our criteria regarding the care of 16- and 17-year-olds
  • Our staff are trained in the safeguarding of underage students
  • We have trained First Aid staff
  • All of our staff are aware of our safeguarding and child protection policies
  • Our approachable teachers and members of staff contribute to providing a safe environment for our students

General Information

  • Ages: 16–17 years old
  • Arrival day: Sunday
  • Departure day: Saturday
  • Minimum stay: 1 week
  • Maximum stay: 4 weeks.
  • First Day: On the first morning, students should arrive at either 08:15 with their passports/EU ID cards. Students will receive an induction explaining the school programme, rules and all the vital information they will need during their stay.
  • English lessons Classes are held from 8.45am – 13:40 from Monday to Friday.
  • Class size: There is a maximum of 20 students per class.
  • Class materials: Students need to bring their own notepad/paper and pen. They will be provided with all the other learning materials.
  • Attendance: Students are expected to attend all classes and activities unless they are unwell.

School and residence rules

  • The curfew is at 9pm.
  • Students are not permitted to smoke, take drugs or drink alcohol.
  • Students will share a room with other students and respect the community life rules.
  • If any student feels unhappy or encounters any issue during his/her stay, we encourage him/her to speak to the BSA’s welfare manager or a team member.
  • Parents or guardians are required to sign an underage consent form upon enrolment.
  • BSA must be informed of any special requests, mobility issues, special educational needs or dietary requirements.
  • If a student needs to visit a doctor, BSA will arrange an appointment for them.
  • The students will be accompanied by a member of BSA staff at all times from the end of the course until dinner time.
  • The students will be taken to the activities by the BSA activity leader and brought back to the residence afterwards. The students and group leader(s) will take public transport. Every student will receive an Oyster card on the first day of school. The price of the Oyster card is included in the Group programme.

Airport transfer

We can offer an airport transfer if required. We will assign a coach to take the group from the airport to the residence upon your arrival in London, and back to the airport on your last day.

A BSA representative will be waiting for the group in the arrival area holding a BSA sign with the name of the group leader.

Please note that the airport transfer is not included in the standard Group Programme package. It can be added as an extra service.

Price list

Group from 10 to 20 students: £854/student/week
Group from 21 to 45 students: £810/student/week