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11th July - 7th August 2021

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Young People's Courses

Teenagers 13 to 17 yrs

This year, there are a number of new and exciting courses included in our teenage programme. Teenagers can also enjoy a varied and exciting range of entertainment during the early evening. These activities may include treasure hunts, swimming inflatables, Capture the Flag, Jailbreak and much more. So, there's always plenty to do!

Jonathan Bass will once again be leading the Teenagers activity programme. Jonathan qualified as a teacher in 2010 and has been teaching History for the last eight years in both senior and prep boarding schools. He currently teaches at Cheltenham College Prep school. Outside of the classroom he enjoys a range of sports and outdoor activities and aims to use these interests to help create a great environment for the teenagers at the Summer School to relax and enjoy themselves in.

The Summer School Office will issue a Parental Approval Form for all students aged 17 and under, which must completed prior to arrival.

Courses marked with a C indicate combined courses for both Teenagers and Young Adventurers.

 

 

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English as a Foreign Language

English as a Foreign Language

COURSE No. 405-408

TUTOR: Matt Gow

Would you like to have fun and meet people from all over the world while improving your English? Marlborough College provides an idyllic, picturesque environment for brushing up your English this summer. A team of experienced and highly qualified English language teachers will deliver the EFL courses. The General English Programme is perfect for combining with the many exciting activities on offer...

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Fly Fishing

Fly Fishing

COURSE No. 409-412

TUTOR: Rob Doyle

A country sport for the true individualist, fly fishing is like riding a bicycle. Once you have mastered the basics, you never forget. Casting, strategy and tactics, understanding the wily trout, landing a fish and tying knots are all covered in this fascinating course. Fishing on the Manningford Trout Fishery's lakes, you will become competent at a skilled sport that you can...

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Young Clayshot

Young Clayshot

COURSE No. 413-416

TUTOR: Barbury Shooting School

Hosted at a local professional shooting school, this course caters for both beginners and shots that are more experienced. Taught in small groups, the course covers all aspects of safe gun handling before coaching and practice begins. By the end of the week, you will be shooting a wide variety of targets including driven, crossing and going away targets. There will also...

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Young Chefs' Academy

Young Chefs' Academy

COURSE No. 417-420

TUTOR: Vaughan's Cookery School

Designed to give you confidence and competence in the kitchen, this course will help you create tasty and delicious dishes and have some fun at the same time. Your tutors hope to prove that cooking can be enjoyable and relaxing, rather than a chore. The course will be suitable for all levels of ability, as the group size is small while the...

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Martial Arts for All

Martial Arts for All

COURSE No. 421-424

TUTOR: Richard Herbert

This intensive course is for those who wish to gain experience in the martial arts and is suitable for complete beginners, in addition to challenging the more experienced martial artist. Throughout the week, you will learn the striking, kicking and blocking techniques of the martial arts. You will cover traditional patterns, the anti-bullying and self-defence principles of awareness, avoidance and resolution and experience...

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Dance Fusion

Dance Fusion

COURSE No. 425-427

TUTORS: 425: Vicki Plomer; 426: Zoe Humphries; 427: Emily Gibbs

Dance Fusion offers a challenging, high-energy week. You will experience a variety of different dance styles, including street dance, contemporary and commercial jazz. Throughout the course, you will have the opportunity to produce a piece of choreography that you will perform at the end of the week in Court. No previous experience is required, just lots of energy and enthusiasm for dance.

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Jewellery Making for Beginners and Improvers

Jewellery Making for Beginners and Improvers

COURSE No. 428,429

TUTOR: Rachel Smith

Are you interested in designing and making your own jewellery? On this course, you will enjoy creating your own unique pieces for yourself, as a gift or for a special occasion. You will discover a variety of techniques in the art of jewellery making and will complete projects each day to take home, including a single strand necklace, earrings, a Kumihimo bracelet...

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Drama and Performance Skills for Young People

Drama and Performance Skills for Young People

COURSE No. 430,431

TUTOR: John Williams

This course aims to develop performance skills using a variety of techniques where imagination and teamwork will provide an excellent outlet for creativity as well as boosting your confidence and self-esteem. You will enjoy exploring voice work, improvisation skills, working with masks and performing Shakespeare.

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Henna Art for Beginners

Henna Art for Beginners

New for 2021

COURSE No. 432

TUTOR: Morilie Taiwo

Have you ever been intrigued by the beautiful art of henna? Do you fancy having a go at this intricate art form yourself? Henna Art for Beginners is a fun and interesting course for anyone, even if you feel you are not artistic or creative. The tutor will guide you to create your own art, starting simple and developing into sophisticated...

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Mosaic Magic

Mosaic Magic

New for 2021

COURSE No. 433

TUTOR: Karen Wones

Are you inspired by colour and design, but somewhat terrified of art? In this introductory mosaic course, you will choose an image and learn how to design and make it into a beautiful piece of art to take home. Various images and example mosaics will be available to inspire you. The tutor will also provide all tools and materials, including beautiful glass...

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Teenage Outdoor Adventures

Teenage Outdoor Adventures

COURSE No. 434-441

TUTOR: Paul Webb

Enjoy a variety of adventurous activities, including raft building and canoeing, climbing on the College's indoor climbing wall, the Swamp Challenge, team building tasks and a large inflatable obstacle course. The final day will feature a range of challenges, which will be your team's last chance to earn extra time to compete in The Crystal Dome. The team who collect the most...

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Tennis

Tennis

COURSE No. 442-445

TUTOR: Martin Wright

A professional team of LTA qualified coaches will lead this course, which caters for tennis players of all abilities. Whatever your needs, the coaches will assess your game, teach you in small groups of similar ability, work on your faults and improve them both technically and tactically. At all levels, the emphasis will be on enjoyment while improving. There will be a...

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