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International Summer School

for girls aged 8 to 17


7 July to 10 August 2024





Over 40 Years of high-quality
English language courses

For over 40 years, we have provided high-quality summer courses in the English language for International students with, a wide range of fun-packed academic and co-curricular activities alongside our UK Summer Camp children. Heathfield’s experienced, creative and talented staff always go the extra mile ensuring our students maximise the many opportunities available to them at Heathfield.

Since 1987 Heathfield Summer School has been accredited by the British Council. Our latest full inspection was in 2022 and the report summary says: Strengths were noted in the areas of strategic and quality management, staff management, student administration, premises and facilities, academic staff profile, academic management, course design, care of students, accommodation, leisure opportunities, and safeguarding under 18s.





Our Programme

  • Courses tailored just for girls aged 8 – 17
  • Dates Sunday 7 July – Saturday 10 August 2024
  • Price £1,520 a week (minimum 2 weeks per student). Discounts available for bookings over 4 weeks
  • 15 hours of core English language tuition with a maximum of 16 students per class
  • 24hrs conversational English – including during debates, set projects and cultural forums
  • Up to 12 hours of Activity coaching
  • 3 trips a week from a long list of destinations which rotate each year, including London, Windsor, Stratford-upon-Avon, Oxford, Hampton Court Palace, Bath, Stonehenge, Portsmouth Historic Dockyards and HMS Victory, amongst others
  • Entertainment trips such as bowling, ice skating, water fun park, wildlife park and Chessington World of Adventures
  • Academies three afternoons each week

Why Choose Heathfield?

Summer Courses with high educational standards

Set in the beautiful, leafy environs of Ascot, famous for its Royal Racecourse, Heathfield School is located within an hour of both London and Heathrow Airport. Founded in 1899, Heathfield is set in 36 acres of tree lined grounds, and our international students have access to all our extensive, modern facilities.

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Academies offer our students the opportunity to focus on specific or varied disciplines, for the majority on 3 afternoons each week. The choices are extensive, and with professional tuition offered for many of our Academies, our students get the very best in a range of sports and leisure pursuits, creative activities and academic subjects.

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With our ethos of tailoring education to the individual child, we ensure that students at every level will be supported to develop and extend their English language skills.

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English Language Learning

A focus on fluency in lessons encourages every student to speak with confidence and ease, and all tasks provide optimum speaking and pronunciation practice.

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Heathfield’s location, outstanding facilities, extensive grounds and specialist teaching staff allow us to offer professional tuition in a wide range of unique opportunities each week.

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Evenings and Weekends

The Heathfield evening activity and weekend programme embodies our spirit of fun and is central in helping our students to build friendships.

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Trips and Excursions

With Heathfield’s convenient location, students are able to access many of England’s most popular sights.

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and Food

Heathfield School is a boarding school throughout the year and all our staff are well accustomed to offering girls from around the world a real home-from-home experience.

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Airport transfers

All girls travelling alone are met at the Customs Exit in their Heathrow airport terminal by staff and school drivers who wear Heathfield T-shirts and carry Heathfield signs and identification.

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Booking, dates and fees

Find out this years dates and fees for this unique experience where we offer lessons and activities which girls love and great friendships flourish

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Do you have a question about life at Heathfield? Take a look at our FAQs to see if they answer any of them.

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Get in touch with us. Let us answer any questions you may about our International Summer School. We look forward to welcoming your daughter this summer.

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What the girls say

I loved the teachers and their teaching techniques.


During English lessons, I learnt a lot and the projects were very fun!


I liked my lessons because my teacher was really nice and the lessons were always interesting. The projects taught me new things


The projects were so fun and I liked this idea of teaching because we could learn English in an unconventional way.


Teachers were super nice. They encourage us to ask and learn.


The lessons are fun and enjoyable, the teachers are very nice and very happy to help us if we have any questions


I liked that we were learning while playing games


I liked how the teachers created an interaction between the students


The evening was fun but also really focused on learning about British culture and I loved it

Ana - SpainSaturday evening - Global Citizen welcome party

Learning how to start a conversation in formal situations and doing cookery was extremely interesting

Zoe - Hong KongSunday - Cookery day and canapé party

Such a positive experience and I slept very comfortably that night!

Rachel - Hong KongMonday evening - Theatre trip

Mindfulness was really amazing. Now I understand how it is important to relax in stressful situations and I know how to.

Zlata - RussiaMonday afternoon - Mindful workshop

Heathfield is one of the best places to make friends from around the world

Defne - Turkey12 - Second year

Why Choose Heathfield

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English language lessons

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An amazing experience that your daughter will cherish forever

for girls aged 8 to 17

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