The Summer Academy

The Summer Academy – an exceptional boarding experience.

The Summer Academy at Sunningdale School is a two week boarding programme for international students aged 7-14. High-level academic lessons are combined with cultural excursions and outdoor activities to familiarise students with the UK and boarding school life. With quintessentially English surroundings, a high staff ratio and an exceptional level of teaching, it is the leading UK programme of its kind.

Who it’s for

The academy is perfect for students with confirmed UK school places, those preparing for 11+ and 13+ examinations as well as those looking to improve their English skills. We welcome students aged 8-14 from all over the world.

Learning objectives:

  • Application of English language skills to academic subjects

  • Increased independence and lifelong study skills

  • Lateral thinking, leadership and teamwork

  • Cultural understanding of the UK and boarding school life

  • Practice at sports, arts, drama and public speaking

  • Making new friends from around the world and having lots of fun!


“Very organized, very attentive, and well balanced programme. Very impressed.” 


“I had one of the best times of my life at The Summer Academy, it’s an experience I’ll never forget!” 

 Student, aged 13


Key Facts

Type: Co-educational boarding summer school

Time of year: 15th July to 4th August

Age range 7-14

Class sizes Typically 8-12 (15 maximum)

Tuition 30 hours per week

Course fees: 1 week – £1,995, 2 weeks – £2995, 3 weeks – £4,450

Affiliations BAC



Phone: +44(0) 1344 625 349