Edinburgh, Oatridge College
Summer Vacation Courses England and Scotland

Edinburgh
Oatridge College

A beautiful, Scottish, agricultural college which is situated little more than 30 minutes from Edinburgh, and equipped with a large sports hall and various playing fields.

Age Range

11 - 17

Accommodation

College

Duration of Stay

15 Days / 14 Nights

Courses start

3/17/31 July

Wifi

in most areas

In this Centre

Centre

Oatridge College is a beautiful Scottish Agricultural College about 24km away from Edinburgh, or 35 minutes by private bus. It covers an area of more than 283 hectares in the West Lothian countryside and is the location for the ‘houses’ where the students stay. The college also has large well-equipped classrooms and a spacious canteen.

Language Course

The course includes 20 lessons per week of 45 minutes in standard classes of max 16 students with lessons alternating between the morning and the afternoon.
Trinity exams are included in the package.
However, please tick the corresponding box on the registration form indicating, if possible, the level of examination required.

Accommodation

Accommodation is provided in double rooms with en-suite bathrooms in “houses” consisting of 4-6 rooms with a kitchen and common area.

Group leaders stay in single rooms. The use of the kitchen will be at the discretion of the management of the centre and, in cases where it is granted, can only be used by the group leaders.

On arrival, students must pay a security deposit required by the school of £30/€40. The deposit will be returned at the time of departure unless the college needs to deduct payment for reasons stated in the school regulations. The college does not provide towels.

Sports Equipment

Facilities include a large gym, various sports fields, a bowling green.

Free Time and Activities

  • 3 Full Day Excursions:
    to Glasgow & The Calvin Grow Museum, Loch Lomond.
  • 6 half day excursions
    Holyrood Park, Edinburgh Castle including admission, Rosslyn Chapel including admission, Princes Street & Newtown walking tour, Sterling and Wallace Monument, Bowling.
  • Afternoon and evening activities
    (2 evening meals out)

This programme may change for organisational reasons.

Tour

Other options include the Highland Tour with hostel accommodation for one night instead of the excursion and cruise to Loch Lomond, at a cost of € 150.

Where is it?

Other Activities

PCTO "Enterprise English"

PCTO

A.S.L. ‘ENTERPRISE ENGLISH’ is for students aged 16 and over and with a minimum language level of B1 (CEF).

The course includes 3 hours of ‘Enterprise English’ per week and consists of a combination of lessons, presentations and role-plays based on the world of work.

Topics include:

  • techniques on how to deal with a job interview abroad;
  • how to write a CV and covering letter; • personal presentation, how to best approach the workplace;
  • communication methods in the world of work.

Those attending “Enterprise English” receive an additional certificate of attendance that summarizes the topics covered during the course.

This document certifies the hours completed by the student towards the PCTO program.

Theatre and Yoga Workshops

Theatre and Yoga Workshops

This centre organises two theatre workshops and two yoga sessions delivered by professionals. The workshops last for 90 minutes each, at the end of which students receive a certificate of attendance.

Prices

In order to get a quotation about this centre please contact: london@masterstudiesltd.com

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