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Royal Agricultural University


Known as the ‘capital of the Cotswolds’, a region famous for its beauty, rolling countryside and English architecture, Cirencester is charming, elegant and full of history. The Royal Agricultural University campus is situated in an Oxbridge style quadrangle within stunning parkland, offering students a great place to live, study and socialise.
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Key Facts


8 – 17 years


15 contact hours per week






500 max beds per week


6 hours free teacher training


  • Full-day excursion to Oxford and London
  • Amazing outdoor activities programme
  • Beautiful and historic Victorian University campus with great facilities
  • 2 nights stay in London
  • Full Group Leader Programme included- Download here
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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 8-11
  • Maximum class size: 18
  • 3 full day excursions
  • Explore the beautiful English countryside



  • 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


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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2021 Dates


Turn 1

04 July – 18 July


Turn 2

18 July – 01 August


Turn 3

01 August – 15 August

Royal Agricultural University


Sports: Tennis & basketball courts and a large sports field for football, volleyball and other outdoor activities. Gym on site that group leaders can use with induction and a small fee.

Other: Evening activities are held in the Boutflour Hall. Additional social space with sofas, pool table, projector screen and a TV in the Tithe Barn.


  • High quality en-suite and standard accommodation
  • All facilities are located around the accommodation, making for a safe and secure site
  • Most bedrooms have been refurbished within the last few years and are well equipped for your stay
  • Located within the tranquil countryside with views of the Cotswold landscape
  • 24-hour security team monitor all accommodation blocks


Bus: There is a bus stop located on Stroud Road by the University. The bus routes are the 54 and the 54A. Check with your Activity Manager for times.

Rail: It takes about 15mins to walk into Cirencester Station from the University

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Royal Agricultural University

Tetbury Rd, Cirencester GL7, UK

The Cotswolds

Cheltenham GL54 3JH

Oxford city centre

Oxford OX1 3AS


13 Abbey Churchyard, Bath BA1 1LZ, UK

London Heathrow Airport

Condor Way, Longford, Hounslow TW6, UK

London Gatwick

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

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Sample Programme

Day 1ArrivalsArrivalsCampus tour and ice-breaker activities
Day 2Placement Test and Lesson 1Orientation of CirencesterWelcome Disco
Day 3Lesson 2On-site ActivitiesOn-site Activities
Day 4Full day excursion to Bristol with Banksy graffiti walking tourChoice of entrance including SS Great Britain, We The Curious and Aerospace BristolOn-site Activities
Day 5iPad treasure huntLesson 3Karaoke/Lip Sync Battle
Day 6On-site ActivitiesLesson 4Outdoor Cinema
Day 7Full day excursion to Oxford
OR Stratford-upon-Avon
Entrance to an Oxford College
OR Shakespeare's Birthplace
On-site Activities
Day 8Lesson 5Lesson 6International Evening
Day 9Half day to Cirencester with swimmingLesson 7Disco
Day 10On-site ActivitiesLesson 8On-site Activities
Day 11Lesson 9On-site ActivitiesTalent Show
Day 12Lesson 10Cirencester Photo ChallengeDisco
Day 13Full day excursion to London with Politics and Royalty walking tourVisit to National Gallery and shopping in Covent GardenOvernight in London with dinner in a restaurant
Day 14Full day exploring LondonEntrance to British MuseumOvernight in London
Day 15DeparturesDeparturesDepartures

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