Cherwell College

Location: Oxford


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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 has established a sound reputation, specialising in pre-university education for students aiming to achieve the qualifications in order to progress onto higher education.

Centrally located in Oxford, our summer programme takes place at this top-ranking independent college.  The ensuite accommodation located close by Oxford's main train station is just a short work from the City centre to the academic and teaching centre.

Cherwell College accommodation



Location: Central Oxford

  • Short walk from Oxford city centre
  • Just footsteps away from the college are a good choice of restaurants and bistros serving lunches and dinners. 
  • Look beyond Oxford’s dreaming spires and impressive history, and you’ll find a buzzing student community - almost a quarter of the Oxford population are students!
  • Access to: Oxford, London, Stratford-upon-Avon, Bristol, Bath and The Cotswolds
  • Within a short walk of the accommodation there are a number of cafes, restaurants, shops and parks
  • Oxford's main train station is a 5 minute walk from Cherwell House accommodation


Combine learning English with activities and excursions. This course is suitable for international students who wish to have a taste of life in an Oxford College and who are academically driven and ambitious.

Summer Vacation: 2 July - 13 August, 2023 (1-6 weeks) for ages 12-17 years

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Start dates (7 nights):  Summer:  2 July, 9 July, 16 July, 23 July, 30 July, and 7 August 2023

What's included?

  • English language tuition (15 hours of learning)
  • 7 nights of full board residential accommodation in twin ensuite accommodation
  • At least 15 hours tuition per week
  • Three full day excursions per two week stay
  • Varied weekly programme of sports and leisure activities
  • Applied learning on social activities and trips
  • An entrance English level check
  • All learning materials
  • End of course feedback report and certificate
  • Wi-Fi

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Residential – twin, ensuite bedrooms a 5 minute walk from the college building or homestay with local families, based on twin occupancy (students travel on public transport).

Residential accommodation:

  • Twin, ensuite study bedrooms
  • Separate boys and girls boarding houses
  • Located just a 15 minute walk from the city centre's academic buildings
  • Sociable common room
  • Laundry facilities available
  • Bed linens provided and changed weekly (towels not provided)
  • All meals prepared and served in the Cherwell House dining hall
  • Free wifi on campus

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Oxford International College campus

Cherwell House accommodation

Academic building in the city centre

Academic building in the city centre (15 minutes walk from accommodation)

Oxford International College canteen

Academic building

Typical ensuite bedroom

Typical ensuite bedroom

Typical bedroom

Typical bedroom







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