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English Plus Afternoon Activities Courses

Course Name English Plus Activities (GE3)
Age Requirement 3 +
Level Requirement None:  6 different levels available from Beginner to Advanced
Course Length As required by the student
ContentTimetable 15 hours General English (Group Class); 15 hours activities + Saturday Day Trip
Average Group Size Available Easter and Summer only
10am-1pm (GE); 2-5pm (Activities) Mon-Fri
Easter: 1-6 students (mornings)
July-Aug: Adults 6-10 students (mornings)
July-Aug:Teens 10-15 students (mornings)
July-Aug:Children 6-12 students (mornings)
Price €450 per week


NOTE:
The activity programmes are also available on a part-time basis for adults and small children. This means that it is possible to pick and choose activities from the listing available on the first day of the course and to pay per activity rather than sign up to the whole activity programme.

Course Description:

The English Plus Activities Course is designed for those students that wish to take part in a group class to improve their English  but would also like to partake in the school’s interesting and varied activity programme. These programmes are adapted to suit three different age groups:
– adults
– teenagers
– children (3-12) 

The adult programme has more of a cultural emphasis including visits to Ross Castle, Muckross House, Geraldine Museum aswell as outdoor activities such as cycling and walks in the National Park. (please see 2016-adult-activity-programme-summer)

The teenage programme has more of a sports emphasis including playing indoor volleyball and basketball, learning how to play gaelic football and tag rugby aswell as other fun activities such as kayaking, scavenger hunts and ghost tours (please see 2016-teen-activity-programme-summer)

The children programme has more of an educational focus with activities such as arts and crafts, drama, irish dancing, nature trails aswell as fun activities such as visits to indoor and outdoor play areas and animal farms  (see 2016-childrens-activity-programme-summer).

 

Day Trips:

Also included is a day trip every Saturday to one of the following destinations:

a) Day Trip to  Dingle; boat trip to see Fungi the Dolphin and tour of Slea Head Peninsula
b) Cork City and Blarney Castle
c) Day Trip to Glengarriff and visit to Ewe Sculpture Park. Then boat trip over to Garnish Island
d) Day Trip to Kenmare and star cruise into Kenmare Bay to see the grey seals and other unique wildlife

All activities are performed through the medium of English and are closely supervised by school staff, often teachers themselves.

Prices also include:

  • All course materials
  • Free transport on arrival from Killarney train or bus station
  • An information pack on arrival
  • Bus transport to and from school
  • Wifi and internet access (adults only)
  • A certificate of attendance and achievement on completion of course
  • Free bike rental on a first come first served basis

 

English Plus Horse riding

Course Name English Plus Horse riding (GE3A)
Age Requirement 5+
Level Requirement None:  6 different levels available from Beginner to Advanced
Course Length As required by the student
Content 15 hours General English (Group Class); 10 hours Horse riding + Saturday Day Trip
Timetable Available Easter and Summer only
10am-1pm (GE); 2-5pm (Horse riding) Mon-Fri
Average group size Easter: 1-6 students (mornings)
July-Aug: 6-10 students (mornings)
Price €650 per week

 

Course Description:

This course is designed for those who wish to improve their English whilst at the same time developing their horse riding skills. Available only during Easter or the summer months, the horse riding part of the course will be delivered by Abbeyglen Riding Stables  , one of the best equestrian centres in Kerry.

The riding centre offers a series of delightful treks through the woodlands, as well as lessons, jumping, pony games and stable management in their indoor ménage area. More details here horse-riding-in-abbeyglen-info

 

Also included is a day trip every Saturday to one of the following destinations:

 

  • Dingle Town and Dingle Peninsular
  • Surfing at Inch Beach
  • Cork City and Blarney Castle
  • Kenmare and Atlantic sea cruise
  • Glengarrif and visit to Garinish  Island

 

 

Prices also include:

  • All course materials
  • Free transport on arrival from Killarney train or bus station
  • An information pack on arrival
  • Bus transport to and from school
  • WiFi and internet access (adults only)
  • A certificate of attendance and achievement on completion of course
  • Free bike rental on a first come first served basis
  • Minimum 2 students per course.

 

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