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Academic Summer works with UK independent boarding schools and colleges that offer excellent facilities and safe environment to students.

Typically this would be an IB World School which offers:

  • Traditional architecture complemented by modern facilities
  • Excellent dining facilities
  • Excellent academic facilities such as science labs, library and an arts centre
  • Excellent sports facilities including swimming pool, sports hall, gym and tennis courts
  • Excellent IT facilities including wi-fi and interactive whiteboards
  • Excellent boarding facilities, including student recreation areas, kitchens & laundry
  • A nurse on call twenty-four hours a day
  • A potential future school to Academic Summer programme participants

In summer 2021, Academic Juniors will be located at Sidcot School near Bristol (full boarding options). Juniors can join our day programme  at DLD College, London .

Academic Juniors at Sidcot School near Bristol


Location: Sidcot School is in the south-west of England only 10 minutes by car from Bristol Airport and 40 minutes to the centre of Bristol. Bristol is one hour by train to London. Sidcot School is in a beautiful, safe and rural location and has outstanding facilities.

Sidcot School is a school for students age 3-18. It is an IB World School and offers the IB Diploma and A-Levels in the Sixth Form. 

Sidcot School facilities include excellent sports facilities including a swimming pool, good IT facilities and wireless access throughout the campus, a library, an Art Centre with music, drama and art facilities, boarding accommodation with single and double rooms, a modern cafeteria offering three meals a day and horse-riding stables.

Sidcot School has separate boys and girls’ houses boarding accommodation on the school campus. If you over the age of 16 you can request a single room. We like students to be in mixed nationality bedrooms. There are students’ lounges, kitchens and laundry facilities in the accommodation.

You will enjoy three cooked meals a day in the school dining room.

There is a coffee shop (Sidcot Hub) for students to buy coffee, tea and snacks. This will be open daily.

If you are ill while you are on the course we have a nurse on call or we can arrange a doctor’s appointment. The Sidcot School nurse will visit the school everyday before lessons in the mornings and meet any students who would like to see her. Academic Summer's key staff are also qualified First Aiders.

HORSE-RIDING is available three times a week as an optional activity


Sidcot School has horse-riding stables and we can offer horse riding as an additional activity which students will need to pay for. If students would like to do horse-riding they should complete the relevant form. The cost of this is £50per hour for a group lesson. We can also arrange individual lessons on request. Please contact us for more information, info@academicsummer.co.uk.

GOLF is available three times a week as an optional activity

Golf is a fascinating sport with so many aspects of the game to learn from putting through to the full swing. Getting out onto the course is a fantastic experience and challenge to try and better your score each time you play.
There is no finer place in somerset to learn the game of golf than Burnham & Berrow which is a Championship Links Course ranked number 31 in Great Britain & Ireland.
During the coaching sessions we will learn everything from putting, chipping, pitching, full swing and different formats on the course. These sessions will suit all kinds of abilities wether you are a complete beginner or an experienced golfer as the challenges we set can be tailored to your ability.

Price is 50GBP per hour plus transfer.

Please see Sidcot's website for more details about the school. 

Academic Juniors at DLD College in London

Junior learners can also study as day students at Academic Juniors at DLD College, London.

The College overlooks Westminster and the River Thames so you cannot get a better London location. We are in there with some of the most prestigious and historical buildings in London and this is DLD´s neighbourhood right a the foot of Westminster Bridge.

DLD College facilities: The College has: 
  • modern classrooms,
  • sports facilities,
  • dining room,
  • Starbucks and
  • boarding accommodation
...all in one building. The bedrooms are single ensuite rooms. There are also some twin bedrooms.