9 - 15
Duration of Stay
in most areas
Located in the region of South Oxfordshire, on the banks of the River Thames, the village of Woodcote is within easy reach of major towns such as Reading and Oxford and just over 1 hour from London.
The Oratory School is a renowned Catholic boarding school founded in 1859. Surrounded by green lawns and boasting a beautiful garden, it is just a 10-minute walk from the village of Woodcote and a 20-minute bus ride from Reading. It has a spacious canteen with stained glass windows and classrooms equipped with the latest teaching resources.
The course includes 15 hours lessons for 7 nights in standard classes of max 16 students and lessons alternate between the morning and the afternoon.
Accommodation is provided in “houses” in single, double and quadruple rooms equipped with a sink and shared bathrooms, one for every four students.
Each building has a large common room equipped with a TV and also a laundry. On arrival, students must pay a security deposit required by the school of £ 20/€ 30. 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.
Facilities include a multipurpose Gym, football pitches, golf, basketball, tennis and an indoor swimming pool.
Free Time and Activities
- 1 full day excursion:
London including a walking tour and Thames river cruise or Cambridge with Walking Tour and entrance to Kings College.
- 2 Half day excursions:
like Windsor including admission to the castle, Winchester including a walking tour, Reading including a shopping centre visit and walking tour or Oxford con Waling Tour.
- Afternoon and evening activities
This programme may change for organisational reasons.