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Whatever your age, Academic Summer offers a structured and balanced leisure programme designed for you. This includes sports, evening activities and weekend trips to complement the academic programme and to encourage social interaction in English.

Scroll down lower to see day to day programme for each of our centers or watch what our last year students are saying:


Academic Summer London at DLD College 

At Academic Summer London the programme includes trips to key UK cities such as Brighton, Cambridge, Oxford, Windsor and Cantebury as well as enjoying different places in London such as the London Eye, Houses of Parliament, Westminster, National Gallery, Tower of London, London Museums, Trafalgar Square and  Buckingham Palace .

Activities include sport activities, drumming, shopping, charity events, talent shows, parties, leadership workshops, discos, drama workshops, climbing walls, climbing, paintballing, driving, quizzes, cookery, crafts, photography and team building activities. Please see the individual programme for Academic Summer at DLD College below.

Academic Summer at DLD College, London - Leisure programme 2020

Academic Summer London leisure programme

Academic Summer at Abbey College Cambridge

Apart from enjoying delights of Cambridge such as punting, visit of a Market SquareMuseum of CambridgeFitzwilliam MuseumNewmarketKings CollegeTrinity CollegeCambridge Science CenterBotanic Gardens orThe Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology  you will also get to know other parts of the UK.

During the weekend trips you will visit London with visits to the Making of Harry Potter, London Dungeons and Up at the O2.  You will also have the opportunity to see some of the major sights including the London Eye, the Tower of LondonBuckingham Palace or Houses of Parliament. On Saturdays there are trips to Thorpe ParkNorwich or Birmingham.

Academic Summer at Abbey College Cambridge - Leisure programme 2020

Academic Summer Cambridge

Academic Summer at Sidcot School near Bristol 

At Sidcot School near bristol the programme includes trips to London, Thorpe Park, Oxford, Warwick, Bournemouth, Cardiff, Birmingham, Stratford Upon Avon, Bath  and Exeter on Saturdays and Sundays, and Bristol and the surrounding area on Tuesdays and Thursdays as part of the academic programme. See bellow the detailed leisure programme.

Academic Summer at Sidcot School near Bristol - Leisure programme 2020

Sidcot School summer school leisure programme

Horse Riding Lessons

Whilst at Academic Summer you can do Horse Riding lessons.

Sidcot school has fantastic equestrian facilities including an arena and fantastic hacking across the Mendip Hills. Students of any age can take horse riding lessons.

Group lessons are available for £50 per person per lesson. Students can have a maximum of three lessons per week.

If you are interested in lessons while you are at Academic Summer, please contact us on info@academicsummer.co.uk.  

Typical Day


07.45-8.15       Breakfast

08.30-9.45       Block one lessons

9.50-11.05       Block two lessons

11.05-11.20     Break

11.20-12.35     Block three lessons

12.40-13.15     Lunch

13.15-14.15     Trips briefing / Leadership pod time 

14.15-18.00     Activities & trips

18.00-18.30     Dinner

18.45-20.00     Block four lessons

20.00-22.00     Free time / sports / activities

22.00               Back to your accommodation