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Duke Of York’s
Royal Military School

1, 2 or 3 weeks / April / residential
Start dates 31/3, 7/4, 14/4

Duke of York is a boarding school with a rich military heritage. Surrounded by 150 acres of green areas, it’s located in Kent amongst the stunning White Cliffs, just a short distance from Dover. The school was recently rebuilt and has invested a lot in sports and leisure activities as an integral part  of the students’ life. The core of the college is the academic building with modern and spacious classrooms and common rooms. In addition to sports, there will be plenty of fun and games on  campus with additional activities such as discos, quizzes, movie nights and talent shows.


Full board en-suite accommodation in single, twin or triple rooms.

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  • Britain’s most prestigious military school
  • Excellent facilities and accommodation
  • The coastal town of the iconic White Cliffs
  • 20 English lessons: 15 hours of classroom instruction
  • Online placement test
  • MLA Taskbooks: five student books designed for the needs of learners of all levels of English
  • MLA Portfolio: learning resources, daily evaluation and attendance record, day by day topics, tasks  completed and material used
  • E-board: a record of the learning progress by monitoring the students’ attendance, the content  developed in class, the topics and teaching aids used during the lessons
  • Certificate of attendance
  • End of course report
  • Activity Leaders throughout the period
  • Sport and Leisure: One Disco Night, one Karaoke Night, one Treasure Hunt, one Fashion Night, one Quiz Night, one Movie Night, sports sessions
The optionals listed below are just an example, more destinations/activities/attractions are available on request.

  1. Full-day excursions by private bus and support of mother tongue staff:
    • London
    • Windsor
    • Brighton
  2. Half-day excursions by private bus and support of mother tongue staff:
    • Canterbury
    • Ashford Designer Outlet
    • White Cliffs of Dover
  3. Admission to local attractions and other nearby destinations:
    • Dover Castle
    • Canterbury Cathedral
    • Leeds Castle


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