English for juniors
Immersive English language courses for young learners in a tutor's home
Our junior courses are specially adapted to young learners aged 13 – 17 with many tutors who are former school teachers available. Young learners live and learn in the family home of a friendly, professional teacher who will design a course to suit a student’s academic needs and provide them with one-to-one support.
Students speak and listen to English all day in the family home environment, helping them build confidence and greatly improve their language level in a short time.
There are a range of courses available to junior students depending on their learning goals including exam preparation and school subjects.
Students can study individually or travel with a friend or sibling on a 2:1 course.
15, 20, 25 and 30 hours of tuition course options
1-to-1 or 2-to-1 courses available
Programmes available every week of the year
Open to all language levels
Courses available in General English and Exam Preparation including IELTS, TOEFL and school exams
Full adult supervision
Weekly fees are inclusive of tuition, full-board and activities & excursions
2 half-day excursions per week plus 1 full-day for 2 week courses
Airport transfers available on request
Meet our teachers
Katrin J is a DELTA qualified teacher, specialising in English Immersion and Exam Preparation courses including FCE, IELTS and CAE. Katrin lives in the seaside town of Poole, just 10 minutes from Bournemouth. Katrin lives in a recently renovated home with a garden perfect for catching summer sun during the holidays. Her surrounding area offers plenty to do including beach walks and horse riding in the New Forest national park.
Stephen S spent 15 years as a manager in industry and has a first class honours degree in management. Since changing career Stephen has gained the internationally recognised CELTA certificate in English teaching. Stephen lives Cambridge, only 10 minutes to the city centre with his wife and together, they enjoy hosting junior students from across the world.
Phil and Carolina S
Phil and Carolina S live on the south coast in a beautiful 4 bedroom home. Phil is PGCE qualified and also holds a degree in French and Japanese, whilst his wife Carolina is CELTA qualified and holds a Master’s Degree in Applied Linguistics. Together they have a broad amount of experience in hosting students of varying ages and levels both here in the UK and abroad and have been working with Bucksmore since 2014.
Ann-Marie B lives on the south coast of England, a short distance from the seaside town of Brighton with her husband and teenage daughter. She has been CELTA qualified since 2013 and has been teaching with Bucksmore for 9 years, hosting a range of students with differing language abilities and ages.
English Language Tuition Overview
The General English Immersion course is designed for the needs of junior students. This is a perfect course for young learners who are looking to improve their speaking, listening, reading and writing skills. The total immersion environment means that students speak and listen to English all day, helping build their confidence and increase their English ability.
As many of our tutors are former teachers at UK schools, their experience enables students to reach their learning goals using a clear and structured approach teaching method that supports students’ individual learning abilities.
Exam Preparation Overview
Our intensive exam preparation courses deliver results rapidly by personalising the course to your academic needs and exam goals. Our exam specialist teachers can help you prepare for English exams as well as university and school exams.
Bucksmore Home Tuition can also arrange for you to take the exam at the end of your course for an additional fee. Exam fees are usually costed at £190, but please check with a member of the team for full confirmation.
Exam courses include:
• Cambridge Preliminary
• Cambridge First (FCE)
• Cambridge Advanced (CAE)
• School exams
School Subjects Overview
This course provides tutoring in their chosen subject whilst also benefiting from the immersive English environment. Our teachers have extensive knowledge of the school system as well as in-depth expertise in any particular subject chosen by the
Exam preparation courses include:
• AS / A Levels
• International Baccalaureate (IB)
Home Tuition programmes also aim to give students a cultural experience. Each week, students will receive 2 half-day excursions in the local area, with 1 full-day also included for courses of 2 weeks or more. Excursions can be tailored to the students interests and give them the opportunity to experience life in a British family.
Student welfare is our number one priority so you can be sure your children are in a safe environment. All teachers are qualified and police background checked. We also regularly inspect and observe teachers to ensure the highest standards continue to be met.
Who is this course for?
• Young learners wanting a safe, family environment
• Students at boarding school in the UK or abroad, needing immersive programmes in the school holidays
• Students needing an intensive and focussed programme to prepare for exams
• Students looking for more attention and support than traditional English school programmes
|Day 1||Arrive at airport||Transfer to teacher||Welcome meal|
|Day 2||Personalized English lesson||Discover the local area||Games night with family|
|Day 3||Personalized English lesson||Trip to Brighton||Fish & chips dinner|
|Day 4||Personalized English lesson||visit a local museum||Sports evening|
|Day 5||Personalized English lesson||Cooking with teacher||Homework session|
|Day 6||Personalized English lesson||Bicycle ride||Watch film with family|
|Day 7||Excursion to London||shopping time||Family party night|