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Ascot Summer School

Ascot Summer School

Join us in Summer 2020 for our award-winning summer school at St Mary’s School in Ascot, which offers children aged 8-12 the opportunity to live, study and dine at a prestigious public school. A summer spent with Oxford Royale Academy provides the perfect head start on the journey to academic success.

Experience St Mary's School in Ascot this summer

Named the 2015 Public School of the Year in the prestigious annual School Awards by Tatler Magazine, this 55-acre site is the ideal location to experience British boarding school life. The impressive facilities include an indoor swimming pool, a fully-equipped theatre, a canteen offering an extensive range of food options, and numerous sports fields.

During lessons, students will be exposed to new, exciting ideas under the tutelage of Oxford Royale’s experienced academic faculty, while outside of class they will be able to make full use of the school facilities under the guidance of Oxford Royale’s friendly pastoral team. With all accommodation, teaching and sports facilities on-site, students will be able to gain a taste of independence in this safe, secure school.

Whether students choose to stay for one week or several weeks, they can hone their English language skills or explore disciplines within subject areas such as Arts, Business, Law, Medicine, Science, Tech and Coding. Whichever option they select, they will return home with an increased enthusiasm for learning.

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Outstanding British boarding school facilities

St Mary’s boasts a wealth of high-quality facilities for learning, sports and relaxation which enable students to take full advantage of everything the site has to offer both during and outside of lessons.

After working hard in class, students can enjoy exploring the grounds and spending time with their new friends as they benefit from the range of facilities on offer.


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A peaceful location for learning and enrichment

Set within its own grounds in the British countryside, the peaceful environment found at St Mary’s School provides the perfect setting for learning and enjoying new things.

And with cultural and historic sites such as Windsor Castle a short coach ride away, students will enjoy a true British summer school experience.

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An historic setting within which to live and learn

Students who attend a course at St Mary’s School will be walking in the footsteps of many famous alumni. The school was founded in 1885 by Mary Ward, a visionary who firmly believed that women were just as intellectually capable as men, and that they deserved an education that reflected this.

Our inclusive summer schools reflect these values of diversity, inclusivity and opportunity for all.

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Gain a sense of independence in a safe environment

Attending a summer school at St Mary’s is likely to be many students’ first experience staying away from home, and the safe, secure British boarding school environment is the perfect setting in which to take those first steps.

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A true taste of British education and boarding school life

Boarding schools are characterised by a sense of community, and St Mary’s School is no exception.

Students who attend our summer courses here can enjoy feeling part of a close-knit group both during and outside of lessons as they learn with their classmates during the day and then eat, socialise and have fun together after class.

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Learn more about our summer courses in Ascot

A head start to academic success

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“This experience was life-changing in so many good ways. It pushed me out of my comfort zone and made me realise that ‘the world is my oyster’. I highly recommend this program to students who would like a memorable international experience without limits.”

- Taonga, Zambia

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