Summer Boarding Courses

Summer Boarding Courses (SBC), is a diverse community of young learners from 152 nationalities embarking on an academic adventure at some of the UK's most prestigious institutions, including Eton College, the University of Oxford, and Cambridge College. With a track record of supporting over 15,800 students, SBC stands out as the first multi-campus summer school to achieve a perfect score of 15 out of 15 Areas of Strength in the British Council Inspection.

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Summer Boarding Courses has been providing summer education to students since its establishment in 2009. With over 12,000 students enrolled, their courses in Oxford and other prestigious UK destinations have become increasingly popular. Young learners aged 13-16 can take part in SBC’s Headington Summer School, where they will have the opportunity to study at one of Oxford’s esteemed schools, while learning English combined with various other subjects. Meanwhile, for students aged 15-17, the Oxford College Summer School offers more rigorous courses in fields like Medicine, Law, Business, and International Relations. Although the courses have an academic focus, the students are also able to enjoy at least two to three excursions to nearby cities of interest. SBC understands the importance of leisure activities and offers a varied social program, including sports and local excursions, for all students during their free time in the afternoons and evenings.

  • Live and study in genuine Oxford college or boarding school accommodation
  • Small class sizes of maximum 15 students
  • Develop 21st-century skills such as critical thinking, leadership, communication, and teamwork.
  • 15+ hours tuition (Headington) and 20+ hours tuition (Oxford College) per week
  • Progress report and end-of-course certificate
  • At Headington: indoor pool, sports halls, dance studio, tennis courts
  • Single, twin, or dormitory rooms
  • 24 hour student support
  • Shared communal spaces

  • Airport transfers
  • Varied social programme, including at least 2 full day excursions
  • Comprehensive Travel Insurance




University and Boarding School

Average Hours:

2 weeks



Fees from:

£3300-4950 / 2 weeks


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  • Airport transfers
  • Varied social programme, including at least 2 full day excursions
  • Comprehensive Travel Insurance

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