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11th July - 7th August 2021

Young People's Courses

Young Adventurers 9 to 12 yrs

The Young Adventurers programme is designed to be fun, exciting and educational within the surroundings of Marlborough College. The well-balanced selection of activities provides opportunities for personal development, building individual skills, teamwork and creativity. 

Early evening entertainment includes outdoor adventures, treasure hunts, swimming inflatables, Jailbreak, Gold Rush and much more.  There's just so much to do! 

The Summer School Office will issue a Parental Approval Form for all students aged 17 and under which must be 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: Shooting School Barbury

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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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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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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On Target

On Target

COURSE No. 450-453

TUTOR: Sid Vincent

This course introduces a variety of shooting activities for the budding marksman, including archery, clay pigeon, air rifle shooting and an afternoon of paintball over a testing outdoor course. A tournament on the last day will determine the best shot of the week.

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Fencing for Beginners

Fencing for Beginners

COURSE No. 462-465

TUTOR: Alan Knowles

Come and try your hand at fencing, one of the first sports played at the modern Olympics. In the age of chivalry, duelling was favoured as a method of settling matters of honour due to its grace and simplicity. These remain two of the most attractive aspects of the sport today. It is also very rewarding, developing all-round fitness, flexibility of movement,...

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Football

Football

COURSE No. 477,478

TUTOR: Jon Holloway

During this course, you will learn more advanced skills and techniques of football along with positional play. Your tutors will focus on attacking and defensive play in matches, together with drills. Your tutors will encourage you to try new skills and express yourself when playing The Beautiful Game.

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Introduction to Water Polo

Introduction to Water Polo

COURSE No. 484,485

TUTOR: Andy Hicks

Water polo is an Olympic sport played since the 1900s. This course, taught by an experienced coach, caters for water polo players of all abilities. The only requirement is that you must be a competent swimmer able to swim at least 50 metres. Throughout the week, you will cover a variety of skills, which will improve your game play from passing,...

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Urban Dance: Street and Dancehall

Urban Dance: Street and Dancehall

COURSE No. 490

TUTOR: Morilie Taiwo

Do you love to dance? Do you watch music videos and your favourite YouTubers and think, 'I wish I could dance like them.' If so, Dancehall, Urban and Street Danceis exactly what you need. This course mixes various different dance styles frequently seen in TV and music videos such as afrobeat, dancehall, hip-hop and street. You will get a chance to create...

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Multi-Sport

Multi-Sport

COURSE No. 493-496

TUTOR: Matthew Analts

On this Multi-Sport course, you will not only take part in many different activities, but you will also receive guidance to improve your knowledge and skills around each sport. With the emphasis on fun, this course will have something for everyone. Just some of the sports included are Basketball, Badminton, Kwik Cricket, Football, Tennis, Ultimate Frisbee and Water Polo.

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