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The Cambridge Explorer

Discover British culture in one of the most famous academic cities in the world, while developing your English language skills. 

Our educational experience is based on project-based learning activities and interactive learning - both inside and outside the classroom.

Course type
Young Learners
Age of student
Language level
Beginner (A1) - Proficient (C2)
Maximum class size
Lesson hours per week
15 hours
Course dates
Sunday 14 June / Sunday 21 June / Sunday 28 June
Course Length
1-3 weeks
From £950 per week
Bell Cambridge

Course includes:

  • 15 hours of tuition in international classes
  • Afternoon activities and/or Business Leadership Academy
  • Two half-day excursions in Cambridge and one full-day trip (per week)
  • Two evening activities in Cambridge (per week)
  • Homestay accommodation in twin room, half-board, including packed lunches at weekends
  • Bus pass
  • Vouchers for hot lunch at Bell Cambridge (Mon-Fri)
  • Free airport transfers to/from selected airports on departure and arrival days
  • Supervision on all activities and trips

Our approach

English lessons

Our English lessons are designed around the school's weekly theme. Small groups of students work on their projects focusing knowledge and skill development.

Activity programme

The activity programme is central to the course, and allows young learners to practise and develop what they have learnt in the classroom.

All activities are designed to improve communication and confidence while developing academic, creative and active skills.

Students playing football

Sample activities include:

  • Badminton
  • Cooking
  • Crazy chemistry 
  • Debate club
  • Football
  • Mindfulness
  • Photography


Each week of Cambridge Explorer is based on a theme:

Arrival date Departure date Theme
Sunday 14 June Saturday 20 June Colleges and kings
Sunday 21 June Saturday 27 June The home of genius
Sunday 28 June Saturday 4 July Scholarly stars


Week 1: Colleges and kings

Explore the world of social studies, history and geography through the lens of Great Britain and its regal history

Week 2: The home of genius

Discover how new technologies and inventions have changed our way of learning, living and working

Week 3: Scholarly stars

Get inspired by the creative Greats of our past and present and learn more about arts and literature.

Students working in class together

Business Leadership Academy

This additional add-on Academy gives students an insight into the world of business.

Building on their knowledge and understanding of business principles and practises that aligns with topics studied at Cambridge IGCSE Business Studies level.

Find out more

Sample timetable

Sample timetable for The Cambridge Explorer
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