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English Plus Afternoon Activities because Killarney has so much to offer!

English Plus Activities Course Description:

The English Plus Activities Course is designed for those students that wish to take part in a group class in the mornings  but would also like to enjoy the school’s interesting and varied afternoon activity programme. The course includes a Saturday Day Trip.

The English Plus Activities Course is available for all students; to adults (18 +), teenagers (13-17) and to small children (3-12)  Adult English classes are held in the main school building opposite Killarney National Park. Children’s classes are held in the ‘Kidzone’ on the same site. Teenage English classes are held at our teenage school in Lisivigeen, Killarney.

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
Timetable 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.

Please see a YouTube playlist of families discussing our Afternoon Activities.

– children (3-12)

What are the different Afternoon Activity Programmes?

The adult programme has more of a cultural emphasis including visits to Ross Castle, Muckross House, Geraldine Museum as well as outdoor activities such as cycling and walks in the National Park.

Please see  2018 Adult activity programme.

The teenage programme has more of a sports emphasis including playing indoor volleyball and basketball,learning how to play Gaelic football and tag rugby as well as other fun activities such as kayaking, scavenger hunts Please see 2018 Teenage activity programme

The children programme has more of an educational focus with activities such as arts and crafts, drama, Irish dancing, nature trails as well as fun activities such as visits to indoor and outdoor play areas and animal farms  Please see 2018 Children’s Activity Programme.

What are the family Day Trips?

Also included is a GE3 Activity Programme every Saturday is a day trip to one of the following destinations:

  • Day Trip to Glengarriff boat trip over to Garnish Island; a paradise of gardens and tropical plants.
  • Day Trip to the quaint picturesque town of Dingle; boat trip to see Fungi the dolphin with its magnificent views of the Atlantic Ocean
  • Day Trip to Kenmare and Star Sailing cruise into Kenmare Bay to see the grey seals and other unique wildlife
  • Sightseeing visit to Cork including trip to the famous English Market.

What are the Teenage Day trips. Teenagers

Ballyhass Lakes Adventure Centre

Eclipse Activity & Adventure Cente

Surfing at Inch Beach with Kingdom Waves Surf School

Day Trip to the quaint picturesque town of Dingle and visit to Dingle Climbing Wall

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. This course is not suitable for Advanced horse riders. 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:

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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