Our courses

Oxford Spires International offer a course of study that is relevant to students from the ages of  8-17.  Often for many students studying with us, it is their first trip away from home and we want to help make these special moments unforgettable - an experience of a lifetime!

We aim to offer students enjoyable, worthwhile and engaging study options. From vacation courses, to conversation classes or individual tutoring to special interest study options, Oxford Spires International's range of courses offer something for all.

Check out some of the course options for global young learners who are keen to develop themselves through travel, learning and through experiencing a range of courses, all with aim of developing each individual person.

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Our learning experiences

Spring & Summer Vacation

Our carefully planned courses take a communicative and task-based approach and cover a wide variety of topics, being relevant to students’ daily activities and excursions included within the programme. 

What's included?

  • Full board accommodation from outstanding locations
  • At least 15 hours tuition per week
  • Two excursions each week
  • Varied weekly programme of sports and leisure activities
  • Applied learning on social activities and trips
  • Certificate of achievement and teacher report

Spires plus options (6 hours of additional weekly tuition in a range of subject and sports areas) Spring & Summer Vacation.  Find out more...

Spires Online

Our students now have the flexibility to learn either on the move or from the comfort of their own home. Spires Online is an exceptional method of delivery for all elements of the education and learning process. 

Online learning experiences for small classes and one-to-one tutoring are available in the following areas of study:

  • English language
  • Academic tuition & subject-specific tutoring 
  • UK schools & university admission preparation

We offer a comprehensive range of programmes and support for students of all ages.  Find out more...

Study Tours

Both school and private groups throughout the year can experience our low-season study tour programmes in Oxford, Cambridge and Cheltenham.  All stays can be tailor-made to suit individual requirements and budgets, popular study tours include:

  • English Language
  • UK primary & high school integration (from 1-week to 1-term)
  • Special interest stays 
  • Young Oxfordians
  • Football education (study and train with UK football clubs)  

Speak to us and find out how we can help you create your ideal programme for your group.  Find out more...

Football Education

Combine living, learning and training in the city of Oxford with our exclusive partnership with Oxford United Football Club. Both UK-based and international players can join us and become students of the beautiful game.

Residential, age-specific programmes for male and female players in:

  • Football Language Education
  • Football Development Education
  • Football Performance Education

Check out more about our dates and locations in Oxford. Find out more...

Buddy talk

Where UK teenagers meet with similar aged teenagers from overseas in ZOOM-based conversation classes.  These short 45-minute conversation classes are a great way to meet new friends and practice English conversation skills with our UK teen ambassadors.

  • 45-minute chat sessions
  • UK & international teenagers conversation chats
  • Interesting and relevant Buddy Talk discussion topics
  • Fully-supervised ZOOM-rooms by qualified English teachers

45-minute Buddy Talk sessions take place at times that a convenient to both UK and International teens including  weekday evenings, or during the weekend.  Find out more...

A-levels Online

We deliver high-quality virtual education experiences, engaging students in small live online classes.  Our students are supported and encouraged to reach for a success level they never imagined possible. 

  • Online A-Level students are prepared for sitting 3 A-Level exams
  • Choose from a range of the most popular A-Level subject choices
  • Flexible learning through live lessons and recorded content
  • Meet your teachers in person and opt to attend our spring residential revision courses in Oxford each year for 1 or 2 weeks

We are an online Sixth Form College without walls, it means that students can learn wherever there is an internet connection. Find out more...

Language vacation in Spring and Summer

Spring & summer vacation in Oxford and Cambridge

Spires Online

Football Education 


For more information about our different courses, please get in touch.

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