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Course #795
Course NameEnglish + Horse Riding
Course TypeSummer Junior Language Programme + Sport
Lessons per week15 lpw ( Standard )
Tuition TypeStandard group
Agefrom 11 to 17
CertificateCertificate of Attainment on completion of course
Included in the price
  • Activity and Excursion Program

    One full-day excursion per week (outside Dublin).

    One half day excursion per week

  • Study materials

    Every student receives a text book

  • Transport Costs to and from the School

    Students receive a free bus/rail pass for the duration of their stay.


Duration of the course: 2 week
15 hours English tuition + 12 hours of Horse riding
Timetable English clases: Monday - Friday 8.45am - 12.00 pm
HorseRiding: Monday - Thursday 1.00pm – 4.00pm
A maximum of 15 students per class

In addition to English language tuition & horse riding, we offer students a range of cultural and recreational activities. We cater for all abilities of riders and there is one hour of riding under instruction each afternoon and 2 hours of horse and stable management. Horse riding takes place in Swords at Kilronan riding Stables. Participants are divided into groups of 8 and have their own instructor. Qualified instruction and suitable horses and ponies for all standards and ages are provided.

Language classes: All students are given a written test on their first day to determine their level of English. The test consists of 25 multiple choice questions. Students are then placed in a class at the appropriate level. On finishing their course, students are given a Student Exit Report detailing their academic progress. Lessons are interesting and motivating - the main aim is to teach students to communicate fluently and not to be afraid of expressing their ideas in a foreign language.

All the students are given 3 month's access to our E-Learning Portal and we encourage students to continue their studies through this media after leaving the college.

: Ireland’s weather can be varied, even in the summer and there are often showers (light rain). We advise students to bring mostly summer clothing, but also a few jumpers, a rain jacket and an umbrella.

Please find a sample weekly timetable here.


School & Location

Irish College of English Swords

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