Schools & Venues


Summer Fields School,

Located in the leafy Oxford suburb of Summertown, this Eton College feeder school is set in a stunning 70 acre campus with extensive sports facilities and an adventure playground! Combine learning English with a unique opportunity to integrate with local children on our sister day camp programme, ‘Active Camps.’

Cheltenham Ladies' College,

Founded in 1853, Cheltenham Ladies’ College has been at the forefront of girls’ education for over 160 years and and is one of the best performing and most prestigious independent boarding schools in the country. The College’s heritage and global reputation were founded on a pioneering approach to education.


Kingsley, Devon is based on a 25 acre site on the outskirts of Bideford in beautiful North Devon. Located on the edge of the National Parks of Exmoor and Dartmouth and just moments from stunning beaches, Kingsley is the perfect location for our residential summer surf courses.

Cherwell College,

Based in the heart of Oxford, Cherwell College is a leading independent co-educational boarding and day school for students aged between 12 and 18 years of age. The College specialises in pre-university education for students aiming to achieve the qualifications in order to progress onto higher education.

Oxford Brookes University,

Our Oxford Brookes University Summer Vacation programme combines English lessons with getting to know the historic city of Oxford. We visit the most famous of Oxford’s attractions such as Christ Church College, the Ashmolean Museum, as well as unique experiences such as going punting on the River Thames.

Anglia Ruskin University,

Cambridge is the perfect place to be a student, not only because of its rich academic history. From exploring the university colleges, visiting the museums, strolling across the Mathematical Bridge or trying punting for the first time, the programme gives a truly rounded look at everything the city has to offer.

Oxford & Cambridge.

Combine Learning English with Activities & Excursions with a stay in both Oxford and Cambridge. Oxford and Cambridge are Britain’s two oldest universities, and they are connected in many ways. Our unique Oxbridge programme allows students to spend one week in Oxford followed by one week in Cambridge or vice versa!

Spires Online
Online learning (Summer 2022)

Our students now have the option to improve their English, study academic subject areas, as well as receiving valuable support with their UK school and university applications. Live Lesson, On Demand learning content or tutoring support, enables continued learning and offers maximum flexibility.

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"I have nothing but wonderful things to say about Oxford Spires and their programmes."

"I was there just recently with a group of students on their UK School Integration Programme – my students were completely satisfied and thrilled about the experience. I truly like the experience because it can be tailored to students’ needs. The staff at Oxford Spires are amazing!"

Group Leader from Spain
visiting with her class attending an Integration Programme

“The accommodation is fantastic!"

"I had such a good time with my English family. I really enjoyed the food – especially the breakfast!"

Student from Japan
attending a Summer Vacation Programme

“I loved the classes! I learned a lot in a short time and I found the love for study again."

"My teacher was very good. He speaks and explains in a very clear way. Also I think my teacher is very funny. I am really glad to be with my host family! They’re really nice and very kind. I loved the food too.”

Student from Russia
attending a Summer Vacation Programme

The accommodation is fantastic."

"I had a good time with my English Family – the food was fantastic too."

Student from China
attending a Summer Vacation Programme

“I have sent groups and I am planning my next for July"

"My age student group is between 14-18 and this summer I will have younger learners too. I have worked with many schools in the UK but I must say nothing compares to Oxford Spires. The courses are really tailored according to the groups you send.”

Group Leader from China
attending a Summer Vacation Programme

“Going into English school lessons was completely new to us..."

"...but it was a fantastic opportunity for our students to practise their English make new friends and experience life in an English school.”

Group Leader from Italy
attending a Summer Vacation Programme

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