Sample Programme

English & Sailing

English and Sailing

 

Here is a typical programme which will give you an idea of what you can expect. You can choose some of the activities yourself. The activities available 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
A film in the theatre

 

Tuesday

Morning

09:00 to 12:30 lessons

Afternoon

Our leaders will take you to the sailing academy. The instructors will give you important safety information. They will put you into a course of the right level, then you will learn some theory, then you will get a wetsuit and have your first practical lesson in a boat on the water.

Evening

The WEC disco


Wednesday

Morning

09:00 to 12:30 lessons

Afternoon

Sailing course at the sailing academy.

Evening

an evening with your host family


Thursday

Morning

09:00 to 12:30 lessons

Afternoon

Sailing course at the sailing academy.

Evening

Pizza and games evening at the Nothe Fort


Friday

Morning

09:00 to 12:30 lessons

Afternoon

Sailing course at the sailing academy.

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

Morning

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
A film evening in the theatre


Tuesday

Morning

09:00 to 12:30 lessons

Afternoon

Sailing course at the sailing academy.

Evening

the WEC disco


Wednesday

Morning

09:00 to 12:30 lessons

Afternoon

Sailing course at the sailing academy.

Evening

an evening with your host family


Thursday

Morning

09:00 to 12:30 lessons

Afternoon

Sailing course at the sailing academy.

Evening

Beach volleyball or
Learn how to play snooker or
An evening at the bowling alley


Friday

Morning

09:00 to 12:30 lessons

Afternoon

Sailing course at the sailing academy.

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.
setting up the boats

instructions on how to set up the boats

on the water

on the water

getting the boats ready

getting the boats ready

on the water

on the water

go karting

go karting

day trip to London

students at Buckingham Palace

"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

fashion show

fashion show in the college theatre