Our London Summer School at St Mary's University is in the famous borough of Richmond, while only half an hour from central London. It offers young learners the best of both village and city life.
at St Mary's University
St Mary’s University boasts a modern campus based in Strawberry Hill, Twickenham, with over 15 classrooms, extensive outdoor sports fields and a recently built sports centre. The university campus also has indoor tennis courts, a student union hall and theatre. There are lots of opportunities to see London and enjoy everything it offers.
In 2012 St Mary’s hosted many teams for the London Olympics and is the training ground for Britain’s Olympic Gold medalist, Mo Farah.
It's all included!
Our packages include:
- General English tuition
- Full supervision 24 hours a day
- Full board accommodation (except where indicated)
- Health Insurance
- Travel insurance (no cancellation insurance for non EU/EEA/Swiss students)
- Registration Fee
- Escorted meet and greet return transfers from Heathrow Airport
- Activity and excursion programme (except where indicated)
- Wireless internet at the school
- LAL course book and materials
- Certificate of attendance and report
At a glance
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- Free wireless internet access
- Lounge Area
- Dining Room
We are committed to the highest possible standards of teaching using skilled and qualified teachers. Our teachers are selected for personality and enthusiasm to ensure our lessons are fun and informative. You’ll not only learn great English, you’ll meet, learn and socialise with students from all over the globe and make friendships and have experiences that will last a lifetime.
Our Summer Schools are carefully designed to give students a great balance of language and leisure. Each school has an action-packed timetable with morning lessons, full-day or half-day excursions and afternoon or evening activities. which ensure that students put their English into...
Our popular programmes are also available without accommodation which is ideal for children who are on holiday with their families. These range from tuition-only to the full programme of activities.
LAL are experts at Leisure as well as Language. More than just classroom study, LAL will help you discover the best of the region through our unbeatable leisure programmes. Lifelong learning, and experiences that will stay with you forever – all from LAL.
Science & Natural History Museums
Half-day excursion to two very different museums: The Natural History Museum is famed for its life-size dinosaur skeletons; The Science Museum, with five floors of interactive and educational exhibits, offers plenty of opportunity for students to have fun while learning how our...
Arrival and first day
Our Summer School packages include airport transfers from London Heathrow at set times, and transfers from other airports are available at an extra charge. We'll pick up students at the airport and arrange their safe transfer to the school.
All students will be met by an LAL member of staff upon arrival at the airport.
Standard Transfers are included for arrivals and departures on Sundays only at the following times:
Arrivals: LHR 08.00-19.00
Departures: LHR 09.00-19.00
We will make an extra charge for transfers from or to other airports or at other times.Find out more
Mind your luggage limits
We regret that LAL staff cannot carry students' luggage for them, so it is important that students do not bring more than they can carry.More information
LAL makes a surcharge of GBP 30 for arrival and GBP 30 for departure for unaccompanied minors. This does not cover airline fees: Parents or guardians must also pay the appropriate airline charges direct to the airline in advance.Read more
First day info
The first day will include a welcome talk, level test, tour of the school and a welcome party.Find out more
Depending on where you were born, where you live now and which course you wish to study, you may require a visa to study with us in the UK. In general, students can study with us without a visa if they hold a passport from the EU, European Economic Area or from Switzerland.
Students from other countries may require one of five different types of visa to study with LAL in England.