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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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15 contact hours per week

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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 RegistrationsRelax at Hotel
Day 2Opening Ceremony and visit to National GalleryVisit to the British MuseumRelax at Hotel
Day 3Visit to the Natural History MuseumVisit to the Science MuseumRelax at Hotel
Day 4Walking tour of Greenwich with entrance to the Royal ObservatoryPresentation preparation and group project workRelax at Hotel
Day 5Politics and Royalty walking tourWestminster, Buckingham Palace, Trafalgar Square and Picadilly CircusRelax at Hotel
Day 6Entrance to the Tower of LondonThameside walking tour: Globe theatre, St Paul's Cathedral and Millennium BridgeWest End Musical
Day 7Half day in Greenwcih: visit to the Maritime MuseumPresentation preparation and group project workRelax at Hotel
Day 8Visit Q.E. Olympic Park - see Olympic sporting venuesRide on London Eye and visit BFI & Southbank Skate ParkRelax at Hotel
Day 9Visit Kings Cross Station Platform 9 3/4 & Covent Garden and Camden TownCovent Garden and Leicester SquareRelax at Hotel
Day 10Final preparations for presentation and performanceHalf day exploring central LondonRelax at Hotel
Day 11DeparturesDeparturesDepartures