Summer in the city can never be dull with the British Council summer programme for children. Come and explore the UK and the world through a range of fascinating topics.

 The programme is structured in one-week stand-alone modules. Each module consists of 10 hours of English classes divided into 2 one hour lessons a day, and 2 hours of additional activities (such as projects and games). The lessons are based around films and the British Council’s own unique resources.

Our secondary students will be allocated a course lower, higher, or further depending on their level of English. 

During the course, your child will...

  • enhance language skills through engaging activities, discussing and expressing opinions on a variety of topics as well as vocabulary expansion
  • foster critical thinking and reasoning abilities
  • cultivate presentation and communication skills 

Course format and price


June 24 -  August 20, tematic weeks. Weeks 1 to 5 will run twice this summer.

Age requirement 11 - 14 years old on 30 September 2024
Duration 1 week: 2 hours of English and 2 hours of activities per day

840 RON - 2 hours of English per day. Current students receive an additional 5% discount!

Location In our teaching centre in Dorobanți.

Weekly themes - lower and higher secondary students

Week 1 - Sherlok Holmes Sherlock Holmes focuses on the theme of crime and detective work
Week 2 - All About the UK All About the UK?  focuses on the four nations of the UK: Scotland, England, Northern Ireland and Wales
Week 3 - Around The World with the British Museum Around The World with the British Museum focuses on learning more about the cultures of the world through objects in the collection of the British Museum
Week 4 - Become an Instagrammer Become an Instagrammer focuses on the theme of social media, how it works and how to be successful but safe using it
Week 5 - Move! Move!  focuses on the theme of movement, how it is good for us, as well as different contexts when we move

Weekly themes - further secondary students

Week 1 - Puzzles and Mysteries  In Puzzles and Mysteries, you will engage in interactive learning, solving puzzles, and unravelling mysteries from all around the world
Week 2 - Our planet Join us on Our planet week where students will go on a journey to understand and how to protect our planet! Explore environmental wonders, ecosystems, and sustainable practices, fostering a deep appreciation for Earth's interconnected beauty in this enriching course
Week 3 - The Arts  The Arts focuses on discovering the beauty and diversity of artistic expression
Week 4 - Space the final frontier  Space the final frontier focuses on the theme of adventure and the future where students will delve into the wonders of space
Week 5 - Tech Horizons  Tech Horizons focuses on the theme of technology, where students will explore cutting-edge topics to learn about where technology is heading, and how society has become so attached to technology


Each theme is one week long.

Lessons and activities are from Monday to Friday, from 09:00 - 13:45 or from 14:30 - 19:15.


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 starting April 2024, they can contact the Customer Service Team, at our location, by phone at 021 307 96 00, by email at or contact us.

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