Tailor-Made English Experience

for international students

  • Tailor-Made English Experience

Just as you like it

If you are booking for a group of 8 students or more, why not choose our Tailor-Made English Experience?  We can help you create the exact trip to suit your group.

You can choose any duration you like to fit your students’ wishes. You can even come any time of year.

Your group can stay at one centre or tour around, staying at different PGL centres. They can even visit the UK and France!

And of course, you can arrange any combination of activities your group will love; from cultural trips and sightseeing to thrilling adventure activities; from classroom-based learning to pursuing special interests.  Anything is possible with PGL.

Talk to us about what you have in mind – we’re here to help fulfil your group’s wishes!

How does it work?

We work with you before your trip to arrange the perfect itinerary for your students. Choose one of the following courses or any combination:

  • Multi-Activity adventure - Bring out the best in your students with PGL adventure activity sessions promoting teamwork, communication and leadership skills
  • Excursions to places of interest in the UK - The perfect introduction to the history and culture of Britain to inspire and motivate your students. Optional PGL tour leader available
  • Study courses – Modular courses in Field Studies, Maths, Science and Computing
  • Classroom-based English language lessons

There are plenty of facilities to keep your group occupied during free time, plus fun-packed evening entertainment programmes, run by the PGL centre team, to keep your group happy and busy until bedtime.

A PGL trip has all the benefits of staying at a residential centre, including the support of our centre teams plus a free adult place for every eight students.

Activities

Select an activity for a full description

A typical itinerary for this course

Sample programme for a 7 day Tailor Made English Experience for International Students
  Morning Afternoon Evening
Day 1 Travelling Arrival on centre
Free time to settle in
Dinner
Welcome Session
Day 2 Breakfast
Half day excursion
Lunch
Adventure Activity: Raft Building
Dinner
Circus Skills
Day 3 Breakfast
Full day excursion
Lunch
Full day excursion
Dinner
Talent Show
Day 4 Breakfast
Adventure Activities: Quad Biking & Climbing
Lunch
2 sessions of English lessons
Dinner
Campfire
Day 5 Breakfast
Adventure Activities: Zip Wire & Giant Swing
Lunch
Half day excursion
Dinner
Scavenger Hunt
Day 6 Breakfast
Full day excursion
Lunch
Full day excursion
Dinner
Disco
Day 7 Departure Day - -

Learning outcomes

Your Tailor-Made course can focus on any aspect of the English experience so that learning outcomes include:

  • Improvements in spoken and written English from formal lessons
  • Improvements in confidence and enjoyment of English from using it daily in a fun and exciting environment – as well as in real-life situations such as shopping and sightseeing
  • Integration with English-speaking children – making new friends
  • Direct experience and understanding of Britain’s historical and cultural heritage
  • Personal organisation and taking responsibility
  • Supporting and encouraging each other
Barton Hall

Barton Hall

Situated in the picturesque county of Devon, Barton Hall is well worth the trip! Transfer from Bristol airport in 1¼ hours, or from London Heathrow in 3½ hours.

Beam House

Beam House

Located on the North Devon coast, close to the surf school at Westward Ho!, Beam House offers a warm welcome and an exciting programme for international students.

Boreatton Park

Boreatton Park

Close to both Manchester and Birmingham airports, one of our most beautiful centres is set in vast woodland and scenic grounds in the Shropshire countryside.

Caythorpe Court

Caythorpe Court

Situated in the Lincolnshire countryside, Caythorpe Court is just 2 hours away from London airports, Stansted and Heathrow, or 2¼ hours from Birmingham.

Dalguise

Dalguise

With good access to Edinburgh and Glasgow airports, our stunning Scottish centre has a mansion house and a mock gothic tower set in large, beautiful grounds.

Liddington

Liddington

A large, modern centre close to Swindon in Wiltshire, Liddington is well placed to offer both popular excursions and a wide range of thrilling adventure activities.

Little Canada

Little Canada

On the beautiful Isle of Wight off the south coast of Britain, Little Canada enjoys a beautiful waterside location. Transfer time is around 3 hours from London.

Marchants Hill

Marchants Hill

A beautiful rural retreat, located to the south of London in Surrey. Travel to London by Eurostar or by air to London Gatwick or Heathrow for the shortest transfers.

Osmington Bay

Osmington Bay

Situated on the coast with its own stunning beach, Osmington Bay is just over 2 hours from London airports and 2 hours from the regional airport, Bristol.

Windmill Hill

Windmill Hill

With easy access to the south coast and to London, Windmill Hill’s closest major airports are London Gatwick and Heathrow – or use the Eurostar to St Pancras.

Winmarleigh Hall

Winmarleigh Hall

With good access to regional airports - Liverpool, Manchester and Birmingham, Winmarleigh Hall has large gardens, parkland and woodland for students to enjoy.

English Language, Culture and Adventure Brochure

English Language, Culture and Adventure Brochure

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