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Bradfield College

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English and Football

Bradfield College

We are proud to partner with Tottenham Hotspur Football Club to run a combined English and football programme at Bradfield College. Bradfield College is set in its own village in the beautiful Berkshire countryside. It has a well-established reputation for being one of the country’s leading co-educational independent schools as a result of its academic excellence and well-rounded education. The school is based 10 miles from Reading, a large, modern town.
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Partnered with Tottenham Hotspur

Key Facts

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9 – 17 years

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Individuals

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Boarding house

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50 max beds per week

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12 hours of football coaching per week

Highlights

  • Traditional boarding school campus in the English countryside
  • 12 hours of football coaching per week with FA and UEFA qualified football coaches from Tottenham Hotspur
  • Tottenham Hotspur replica football kit sent on return home
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About the programme

  • English levels: Elementary – Proficiency (programme can be adjusted to lower English levels)
  • Young learners’ syllabus available for students aged 9-11*
  • Maximum class size: 18
  • Incredible facilities for sports and activities
  • Full Group Leader Programme included. Download here.

*subject to demand and minimum student numbers required

 

ACADEMIC CHOICE

  • Trinity GESE exam*
  • World of Work (ASL) syllabus: Available for students aged 14+ with minimum English level B1

 

*subject to demand and minimum student numbers required

 

ACTIVITY CHOICE

Sign up in advance required. Spaces limited.

  • Free tennis and golf lessons, with horse riding lessons available for a supplement all taking place during on-site activities

 

Oxford International Junior Programmes understands that occasionally slightly young/older siblings or friends may wish to come in a group. Oxford International Junior Programmes reserves the right to accept students who are slightly younger or older than the advertised minimum/maximum age. These exceptional requests must be approved by our admissions team in advance. Appropriate welfare and safety provisions will apply.

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Dates

1

Turn 1

1 July – 15 July

2

Turn 2

15 July – 29 August

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FACILITIES

Sports: Extensive outdoor pitches, all weather astro-turf, indoor swimming pool, tennis courts, indoor tennis dome, golf course, sports hall and dance studio.

Other: Indoor social spaces include Old Gym, Music Schools, Faulkner’s dining room and common rooms.

ACCOMMODATION

  • Unique boarding house accommodation with a range of room configurations; choose from multi-bedded en-suite rooms or single standard accommodation.
  • Spacious common rooms with great facilities to relax and unwind in the evenings.
  • All boarding houses are spread throughout the school surrounded by beautiful Berkshire countryside, all within walking distance of main campus meeting points.

LOCAL TRANSPORT

Airports:

Heathrow: 40min
Gatwick: 1hr 20min
Stansted: 2hrs

Groups/individuals are met at the airport by an Activity Leader who will welcome you and escort you to the campus.


Nearest town:
Reading

Bus: 1hr 20min to central London

Rail: 25 min to central London from Reading station

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Bradfield College

Bradfield College, Bradfield, Reading RG7, UK

Reading Train Station

Reading, Station Approach, Reading RG1 1LZ, UK

Central London

Charing Cross Underground Station, Charing Cross, London WC2N 5DR, UK

Oxford

100 Market St, Oxford OX1 3DY, UK

London Heathrow Airport

Condor Way, Longford, Hounslow TW6, UK

London Gatwick

North Terminal, Departures Rd, Horley, Gatwick RH6 0NP, UK

Stansted Airport

Stansted Airport, Bassingbourn Rd, Stansted CM24 1QW, UK

Location guide

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Sample Programme

 MorningAfternoonEvening
Day 1ArrivalsArrivalsCampus tour and ice-breaker activities
Day 2Football CoachingPlacement Test and Lesson 1Welcome Disco
Day 3Football CoachingLesson 2On-site Activities
Day 4Lesson 3Lesson 4On-site Activities
Day 5Half day excursion to Windsor with
entrance to Windsor Castle
Football CoachingFootball Seminar
Day 6Football CoachingLesson 5On-site Activities
Day 7Full day excursion to London with Politics
and Royalty walking tour
Entrance to Wembley Stadium**On-site Activities
Day 8Lesson 6Football CoachingOn-site Activities
Day 9Lesson 7Football CoachingDisco
Day 10Full day excursion to London with Politics
and Royalty walking tour
Full day excursion to London with entrance to
Tottenham Hotspur Stadium**
Evening in London with late return to
campus
Day 11Lesson 8Football CoachingFootball Seminar
Day 12Lesson 9Lesson 10Talent Show
Day 13Full day excursion to Brighton by coachUnlimited Rides Wristband to use at Brighton PierFarewell Disco
Day 14Full day excursion to Thorpe ParkFull day excursion to Thorpe ParkOn-site Activities
Day 15DeparturesDeparturesDepartures

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