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d'Overbroeck's Summer Boarding Experience

Study in Oxford at a leading British independent boarding school

What to expect during your week?

Each week has its own theme and is split into two 3-day parts. Each part starts with two days intensive learning which lead up to a Study-in-Action day outside of the school. The timetables below reflect the typical structure of the d’Overbroeck’s summer programme. All lessons, workshops and Study in Action days are provisional and subject to change.

Sample Timetable 2017

Week One

Week OneAMPMEVE
TuesdayArrivalsArrivalsWelcome Games
WednesdayLessons: Space & Science ExplorationLessons
Activity/Sports
Free Time
Colour Wars
ThursdayLessons: Space & Science ExplorationWorkshops: Practical Science & Astronaut Fitness
Free Time
The Cube
FridayStudy-In-Action Day: Bristol PlanetariumStudy-In-Action Day: Bristol PlanetariumMovie Night
SaturdayLessons: Designing The FutureLessons
Activity/Sports
Free Time
Zombie Run
SundayLessons: Designing The FutureWorkshops: Disaster Management & Architecture
Free Time
Talent Show
MondayStudy-in-Action Day: Siemens Crystal Centre & Olympic ParkStudy-in-Action Day: Siemens Crystal Centre & Olympic ParkGraduation
Ceremony & Disco

Week Two

Week TwoAMPMEVE
TuesdayLazy TuesdayCountry WalkWelcome Games
WednesdayLessons: Mass Communication & JournalismLessons
Activity/Sports
Free Time
Capture the Flag
ThursdayLessons: Mass Communication & JournalismWorkshops: Intro to Journalism & Vlogging
Free Time
Scavenger Hunt
FridayStudy-in-Action Day:
BBC Television Studios in Birmingham
Study-in-Action Day:
BBC Television Studios in Birmingham
Movie Night
SaturdayLessons: Faces of DesignLessons
Activity/Sports
Free Time
Casino Night
SundayLessons: Faces of DesignWorkshops: Fashion Make-Over & Product Design
Free Time
You Bet!
MondayStudy-in-Action Day:
London Design Museum
Study-in-Action Day:
London Design Museum
Graduation
Ceremony & Disco

Typical Day 2017

TimeActivity
07:15 - 08:00Wake up
08:00 - 09:00Breakfast
09:00 - 10:00Space & Science Exploration Lesson 1
10:00 - 10:10Break
10:10 - 11:10Space & Science Exploration Lesson 2
11:10 - 11:20Break
11:20 - 12:20Space & Science Exploration Lesson 3
12:30 - 13:30Lunch
13:30 - 17:00Practical Science Workshop & Astronaut
Fitness Workshop
17:00 - 18:30Free Time
18:30 - 19:30Dinner
19:30 - 21:30The Cube
22:30Bedtime & Lights Out
Course Details
d'Overbroeck's Summer Boarding Experience includes:
  • 20 hours of English CLIL tuition per week
  • 2 'Study in Action' excursion days per week
  • Action packed social programme
  • Personalised report card
  • Maximum class size of 11 students