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London Xpress

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London Xpress is an exploration of British Culture; a programme that takes students on a tour through London’s past, present and future. The programme is a 10-day total immersion programme into English language, culture and tradition.
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Key Facts

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12 – 17 years

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Learning outside the classroom

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Groups

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Residential

Highlights

  • Full London immersion and cultural experience
  • Visit the historical sites of London
  • Explore the modern sites for London

About the programme

  • Project and interactivity based activities
  • Presentation and communication focussed
  • Full excursion programme
  • Opening ceremony in a prestigious location
  • History & Wealth: visits to the British Museum, Natural History Museum and Science Museum
  • Tradition & Heritage: exploration of Westminster, Trafalgar Square and the Thames. Entrance to the Tower of London and visit to a West End Musical.
  • London Today: a visit to the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, Camden, Platform 9 3/4 at King’s Cross Station and a trip on the London Eye.
  • Final project presentations and award ceremony.

London Xpress

FACILITIES

Academic: students develop skills through dynamic and interactive activities

ACCOMMODATION

Stay in a central London hotel

British Museum

British Museum Reading Room, Great Russell St, Bloomsbury, London, UK

London Eye

London Eye Waterloo Pier, South Bank, London SE1 7PB, UK

Central London

Charing Cross Underground Station, Charing Cross, London WC2N 5DR, 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 1Arrivals and RegistrationsArrivals and RegistrationsCheck-in & relax at hotel
Day 2Politics and Royalty walking tourTrafalgar Square and the National Portrait GalleryRide on the London Eye & dinner at restaurant
Day 3Guided bicycle tour to Hyde ParkOxford Street, Regent Street & Piccadilly CircusDinner at restaurant
Day 4Visit Queen Elizabeth Park with entrance to the Orbit and the longest slide in the world!Covent Garden and Leicester SquareWest End Musical
Day 5Full day to Greenwich with visit to the Royal ObservatoryVisit to the O2 with entrance to Freejump Trampoline Park & Outlet MallDinner at restaurant
Day 6Project SessionSouth Kensington MuseumDinner at restaurant
Day 7Thameside walking tour including the Tate ModernEntrance to the Tower of LondonDinner at restaurant
Day 8Full day excursion to CambridgeWalking tour of the city centre & entrance to King's CollegeDinner at restaurant
Day 9Visit to the British MuseumClosing ceremony in central LondonFree time in central London
Day 10DeparturesDeparturesDepartures