Category: Groups High School Immersion UK High School United Kingdom

Study with local students

and learn to speak English like a native

United Kingdom or Ireland

With HSI, groups of overseas students can attend a British or Irish high school for 1 – 4 weeks during the academic year (September to July).

Studying academic subjects alongside local students and living with a local host family, students improve their English in a natural way and learn to speak English like a native speaker.

Optional activities and excursions, to suit the group’s interests and budget, can be included in the programme.

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Key Information

Eligibility

  • Groups of 10+ students
  • All students in group aged 13 to 17
  • All nationalities welcome
  • English levels from Intermediate to Advanced

Dates

  • Choose your own dates during the academic year* (September to July)
  • 1 – 4 weeks
    *subject to availability at our partner schools

Location

  • Locations throughout the United Kingdom and Ireland
  • Arrival airport will be designated prior to booking

 

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Chinese students enjoying art class in British high school
British student and exchange student working together on a computer

Inclusions

Included Enrolment in a British or Irish high school for 1 - 4 weeks
Included Local 'buddy' during school time
Included All classroom tuition (academic subjects, sports and arts)
Included Any extra-curricular activities offered by the host school
Included Shared host family accommodation
Included Meals: Half-board Monday to Friday, Full-board at weekends
Included Transfers: Arrival & departure from designated airport
Included Certificate of completion
Possible extras Excursions or activities; Meals and entertainment outside of the host family home; Local travel card; Personal insurance; Pocket money for personal use

The 'Buddy' System

Making integration easy

The local buddy system gives our international students the opportunity to integrate with local students from the moment they arrive at school.

Each student will be assigned a local student ‘buddy’ who will meet them on the first day of school.

This buddy will be in all or some of the same classes at the overseas student will help their overseas student to integrate into the school, make new friends and get used to their new surroundings.

Each school may organise the student buddy system slightly differently, so it’s important for participants in this programme to be open-minded and flexible.

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Exchange student and local student buddy in art class

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