OISE Taunton is ideal for the younger student and has a safe and friendly atmosphere. As all staff live on campus there is 24 hour supervision which gives the centre a real family feel and encourages younger learners to flourish in their linguistic abilities.
Taunton boasts a unique atmosphere of active language learning, set in a lavish countryside estate. Students have ample space to enjoy summer both inside and outside of the classroom. OISE Tutors at Taunton make the most of the family atmosphere at the school and make sure that everyone feels at home. Activities during break time and after school are creative and engaging, often involving dance, theatre, sports and games of all kinds.
OISE Taunton has a wide range of facilities including a sports hall, a pool and a woodland assault course. It is ideal for the younger student, with a safe and friendly atmosphere. As all staff live on campus, there is 24-hour supervision, giving the centre a real family feel and encouraging younger learners to flourish in their linguistic abilities in a natural environment.
OISE Taunton runs the Intensive Summer Curriculum for ages 11 to 14, built on over 40 years of experience from summer school courses. Taunton follows the overarching structure of the course while remaining highly flexible; tailoring the content and format of delivery to each individual student’s age and interests. This ensures that learners get the most out of their stay and gain confidence in their English.
The Summer School Programme is a full time course of 27 hours of tuition per week, with a maximum of 8 students per class. The course aims to develop both an intellectual as well as a social understanding.
Activities include swimming, arts and crafts, birds of prey displays, theatre workshops, circus skills, bowling, dance, talent shows, discos, barbecues, casino nights, treasure hunts and games on the field. Destinations for excursions include Bristol City Attractions, Wookey Hole and Bristol Zoo.
The designated airports for Taunton are London Heathrow, London Gatwick and Bristol. Our dedicated and experienced meet and greet teams look after the students and ensure their safe onward transfer.
To benefit from the free transfer service students should arrive 10.00 - 19.00 on Sundays and depart 12.00-19.00 on Saturdays. Outside these times private transfers can be organised at a supplement.
The majority of students arriving in London will be taken to our nearby Welcome Lounge to join with other students for their school and then travel together to Taunton. Whilst at the welcome lounge they can relax in a secure environment and enjoy games, activities and refreshments.
Students using Bristol Airport travel directly to and from Taunton.
Dating back to Saxon times, Taunton is situated between the Quantock and Blackdown hills in the south west of England, with the beautiful River Tone running through it. The town itself is 50km from Exeter and 80km from Bristol.