Summer in the City can never be dull with the British Council summer programme for children. Encourage your child to come and explore the world of stories with our flexible one-week courses in a relaxed and fun English-speaking environment! 

For youngsters, the programme is designed to stimulate their curiosity about the world, exploring different places on our planet and curiosities about animals, tracking down dinosaurs and discovering the jungle roar, meeting pirates and stepping into the magical world of superheroes. What are you waiting for? Let your child join the summer fun now!

The programme is structured in one-week stand-alone modules. The lessons are story-based and separated into lower and higher literacy and fluency abilities. Each day in a module consists of 2 hours of English classes and 2 hours of additional activities: arts, crafts and projects. 

Themes

  • We are explorers!
    Week 1 (24 - 28 June), Week 6 (29 July - 2 August)
    or Week 11 (2 - 6 September)

We are explorers! focuses on the theme of exploring different places through stories. Did you know that a crocodile has three eyelids?

This week your child will listen to stories that explore the forest, the meadow, the jungle, the ocean and much more; will learn vocabulary for different geographical features and practise it through games and songs related to the theme; will talk about what habitats different animals live in and complete a series of arts and crafts projects and worksheets.

  • Dinosaur Roar!
    Week 2 (1 - 5 July) or Week 7 (5 - 9 August)

Dinosaur Roar! focuses on the theme of dinosaurs through stories. Do you know how many horns did Triceratops have?

This week your child will listen to stories that explore dinosaurs; will learn vocabulary for different dinosaurs and body parts, and practise it through games; will learn songs related to the theme and talk about dinosaurs, what they could do and what they looked like; will complete a series of arts and crafts projects and worksheets.

  • Be a Pirate! Find the treasure!
    Week 3 (8 - 12 July) or Week 8 (12 - 16 August)

This theme focuses on the theme of Pirates and their Ships through stories. Do you know who was the most feared pirate of all times?

This week your child will listen to stories that explore the topics of Pirates, Ships and Treasures; will learn vocabulary related to sailing, pirate ships, buried treasures; will sing songs related to the theme and talk about pirates, things they can do, describe a pirate ship; and will complete a series of arts and crafts projects and worksheets.

  • Superheroes
    Week 4 (15 - 19 July) or Week 9 (19 - 23 August)

Superheroes focuses on the theme of superheroes through stories. If you could have any superpower, which one would you choose?

This week your child will listen to stories that explore different superheroes, will learn vocabulary for superhero gear and superhero powers and will learn songs related to the theme; will talk about superheroes powers and what superheroes do and will complete a series of arts and crafts projects and worksheets.

  • Rumble in the Jungle!
    Week 5 (22 - 26 July) or Week 10 (26 - 30 August)

Rumble in the jungle focuses on the theme of jungle animals through stories. Did you know that the lion, also known as ‘The King of the Jungle’ doesn’t live anywhere near the jungle?

This week your child will listen to stories that explore different jungle animals and their habitats and learn vocabulary for different jungle animals and practise them through games; will learn songs related to the theme and talk about jungle animals, what they do and how they live and will complete a series of arts and crafts projects and worksheets.

Course information

  • Levels

    The courses are open to children aged 6 to 7 who have studied English for at least one year.

  • Age requirement

    6 - 7 years old on 30 September 2019

  • Programme

    Each theme is one week long.

    Lessons and activities are from Monday to Friday, as follows:

    • 09.00 - 10.00 | English Lesson 1
    • 10.00 - 10.15 | Break *
    • 10.15 - 11.15 | English Lesson 2
    • 11.15 - 11.30 | Break *
    • 11.30 - 12.30 | Activities 1
    • 12.30 - 12.45 | Break *
    • 12.45 - 13.45 | Activities 2

    * We recommend that children bring sandwiches or other snacks.

  • Premises

Costs

The cost per module is 550 RON.
It includes all the stationery and materials required for all the lessons and activities. 

Registration

All participants must have their level of English language fluency assessed through a free placement test offered by the British Council. Please, book a level test here.

In case the participants are currently students at the British Council, or they have already done a placement test at the British Council in 2019, they can contact the Customer Service Team, at our location, by phone at 021 307 96 00, by email at contact@britishcouncil.ro or contact us.

Places are offered on a first-come, first-served basis. Please, book in advance.