COURSES FOR YOUNG LEARNERS
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We live in an ever-changing world and it is critical that young learners develop essential language and life skills to prepare for their learning, life and work in the future.
Our young learner courses at Bell bring English language learning to life for students from ages 11 – 17 years. We will encourage them to aim high, exceed their goals and become confident and capable individuals.
What is your learning goal?
learning the bell way
An integrated approach to language learning.
Using the six principles of The Bell Way, we deliver expertly designed lessons, activities and study tours to inspire students to reach their full potential.
We also believe that students will thrive when they feel safe and supported throughout their experience at Bell. We provide an outstanding level of care to students and your child’s welfare will always be our top priority.
Explore our young learner schools
Why study with Bell?
Here are just a few reasons why we think Bell is the right school for you.
Track record of success
We are proud to be recognised as the top 2% of UK language schools for young learner courses, based on our latest British Council inspection in 2019. This is a testament to the high-quality student experience we provide, including strengths in:
- Course design
- Learning resources
- Care of students
- Care of under 18s
- Premises and facilities
- Leisure opportunities
- Academic staff profile
Our courses are fully-inclusive, including everything students need to thrive during their time at Bell. This means you can feel confident and assured that everything is taken care of before your child arrives in the UK. All our courses include:
- Tuition, study materials and course portfolio
- Residential accommodation and all meals
- A full programme of educational and social activities
- A full programme of study tours
- Transfers to and from airports/stations (designated airports/stations and times)
- Comprehensive supervision by qualified staff
- Comprehensive insurance
- Free internet access
- Free laundry service
Available all year-round
We will support you at the right time for you. Though summer is our most popular time, our Explorer series is delivered in winter, spring and autumn too. We also work with clients to deliver group package or bespoke courses that start and finish at anytime.
Our schools are highly-regarded UK schools, based in traditional historic English settings. Each school is equipped with their own range of facilities for students to enjoy, including swimming pools, tennis courts, art rooms, science labs or multi-purpose recreation halls.
Outstanding student care
We provide an outstanding level of care to ensure your child has the best home-away-from-home experience. In our latest British Council inspection in 2019, strengths were noted for our excellent care of students. With a student:staff ratio of 1:6 (1:5 for ages 7-11), we are proud to offer comprehensive supervision and support to students – 24 hours a day.
- Dedicated houseparents, teachers and activity leaders available at all times
- On-site nurse or trained medical first aider
- Emergency helpline
- Safeguarding and criminal record checks on all staff
- Child protection training for all staff
Learning the Bell Way
Each student’s learning is guided by the 6 principles of The Bell Way. A learning approach model that we developed alongside an Emeritus Professor from the University of Cambridge.
The Bell Way is core to everything we do at Bell, enhancing student’s progress and success in achieving their goals.
We have a successful track record of taking the bespoke needs of our clients to coordinate or design and deliver courses that exceed their expectations. We deliver measurable outcomes and a memorable experience for all our young learner groups.