Sample Programme

English & Activities

there is a full day excursion every Saturday

 

You can often choose what you do from a selection of different activities. Here is a typical programme which will give you an idea of what you can expect. The actual programmes vary from week to week.

All the costs of the programme are included in the course price.


Sunday

Arrival at Heathrow. Our leaders will meet you and bring you on our coach to Weymouth, where we will introduce you to your host family.

 

Monday

Morning

written test; spoken test; needs analysis; induction; question time

Afternoon

plan your programme for the week; orientation tour of Weymouth

Evening

  • volleyball and basketball in the sports hall or
  • film in the theatre

 

Tuesday

09:00 to 12:30 lessons

Afternoon

  • 10-pin bowling or
  • on the go-karting track or
  • a game of pirate golf

Evening

the WEC disco


Wednesday

09:00 to 12:30 lessons

Afternoon

  • a trip to Dorchester, the main town in Dorset or
  • Isle of Portland tour including a visit to the pirates' graves and a smugglers' cove or
  • a trip to Durdle Door and Lulworth Cove

Evening

an evening with your host family


Thursday

09:00 to 12:30 lessons

Afternoon

  • a boat trip or
  • play a game of football or
  • learn magic tricks in our magic skills workshop or
  • indoor sports in the sports hall

Evening

pizza and games evening at the Nothe Fort


Friday

09:00 to 12:30 lessons

Afternoon

  • beach or shopping or
  • a session in the computer suite or
  • rehearsals for this evening's talent show

Evening

a talent show in the theatre


Saturday

sightseeing day trip to London including Buckingham Palace, Parliament, Westminster Abbey, Downing Street, Horse Guards Parade, Trafalgar Square, with some free time in Covent Garden or Carnaby Street and Oxford Street


Sunday

a day with your host family and / or friends


Monday

09:00 to 12:30 lessons

Afternoon

  • a visit to the Nothe Fort, including a guided tour or
  • learn how to play cricket and then play a match or
  • tennis and putting

Evening

  • volleyball and basketball in the sports hall or
  • film evening in the theatre


Tuesday

09:00 to 12:30 lessons

Afternoon

  • ultimate frisbee or
  • a visit to the Sea Life Centre or
  • town quiz and cream tea

Evening

the WEC disco


Wednesday

09:00 to 12:30 lessons

Afternoon

  • a trip to Corfe and Swanage or
  • a trip to Charmouth including a visit to the fossil centre, then we will go fossil-hunting or
  • a trip to Lyme Regis, an old fishing village

Evening

an evening with your host family


Thursday

09:00 to 12:30 lessons

Afternoon

  • try your skills in the Laser Zone or
  • a game of football or
  • magic skills workshop or
  • hula hoop dance workshop

Evening

  • beach volleyball or
  • learn how to play snooker or
  • an evening at the bowling alley


Friday

09:00 to 12:30 lessons

Afternoon

a visit to the Weymouth Tower, with a fine view over the whole area

Evening

farewell evening with dance, song and drama in the theatre


Saturday

If you are returning home today, our leaders will take you to the airport and help you check in for your return flight, otherwise you can choose from

  • a day trip to Oxford, including a sightseeing tour and punting on the river or
  • a day trip to Winchester, ancient capital of England and seat of King Alfred the Great. There will be a sightseeing tour, then time to look around or do some for shopping or
  • a day trip to Brighton, a famous seaside town with a grand royal palace built in an Indian style. Visit "The Lanes", a popular area of small shops and alleyways.

 

on an afternoon trip

on an afternoon trip

off to the beach

sand sculpture

off to the beach

off to the beach

beach volleyball

beach volleyball

go karting

go karting

laser battle

laser battle

"The activities were very interesting. I had a lot of fun and I made a lot of friends."

Raquel, Spain

"I love the activities, all of them were fascinating, I specially like windsurfing, bowling and go-karting."

Laura, Spain

"Interesting. I tried many new activities here. It's really exciting."

Huang, China

beach olympics

three legged race

blind date

blind date

fashion show

fashion show