Private Education Awards 2023

24 | LUXlife Magazine Most Inspiring Multi-Campus Summer School 2023 - UK Founded in 2008, Summer Boarding Courses (SBC) is an award-winning provider of a range of residential summer schools and day camps, designed to set the foundation for children’s long-term success. Having welcomed over 14,000 students from 152 different countries, the company is committed to offering students a truly enriching, multinational environment in which they can study and thrive. Summer Boarding Courses (SBC), are committed to fostering an environment of learning and growth, where students from around the globe can come together to explore, discover, and achieve. SBC plays a pivotal role in the private education sector, providing enriching summer courses for children aged 6-17. Offering a diverse range of subjects, from Architecture and Business to Science and University Preparation, ensuring that they cater to the varied interests and aspirations of young students. Hosted at some of the UK's most prestigious boarding schools and university college campuses, including Eton College and Oxford College, SBC provides students with a truly immersive and inspiring learning environment. Their vision is to unite the cultures of the world through education by offering unrivalled learning experiences for students that go beyond the classroom. Fostering a sense of global citizenship, cultural understanding, and personal growth. Whether it’s preparing for future studies, developing 21st–century skills or building confidence, an SBC course ignites a spark within young learners that drives their passion to achieve greatness, setting a foundation for future success. SBC believe effective learning goes beyond the curriculum. Offering students the opportunity to actively utilise new skills and encourage them to continually challenge themselves. Through discussion, lectures, debates and presentations, they inspire curiosity and connection with their learning. Smaller class sizes provide students with the space to put theory into practice. Enabling them to develop key skills, such as critical thinking, leadership, communication and teamwork – mirroring what is practised every day in a professional work setting. During a residential course each evening our teams hold activities and well-being events designed to bring students together. They’ll develop key team-working and communication skills whilst, most importantly, having fun! This part of the experience ensures students socialise with peers outside of their subject groups and builds a sense of community within our schools. Students will also embark on excursions in their surrounding areas in order to immerse themselves in the local culture. Trips can include visits to museums, art galleries, local attractions, theme parks or even an evening punting on the river in Oxford and Cambridge. Each year we review our excursions to ensure we’re offering the best possible experience to our students. Committed to providing a supportive, engaging, and inclusive environment where students can academically and socially thrive. So far to date, SBC takes pride in having welcomed over 14,000 students from over 152 nationalities, fostering a truly global community where students can learn from each other's experiences and perspectives. As the UK's number one multi-campus summer school, they have been consistently recognised for their commitment to excellence in the private education space. Being the only multi-campus summer school to have been awarded 15/15 areas of strength in a British Council inspection and in turn ranked the number one multi-campus summer school in the UK by EL Gazette, a title they are proud to have held from 2018 – 2023. This is based on 15/15 areas of strength accredited by the British Council. The Accreditation Scheme assesses the standards of management, resources and premises, teaching, welfare, and safeguarding under 18s and accredits organisations which meet the overall standard in each area inspected. This is a true hallmark of educational quality. At the very heart of an SBC summer school are a team with an unrelenting sense of enthusiasm and passion for working with young people from around the globe. Their open-minded and compassionate team are able to build meaningful bonds quickly and are naturals at putting young people at ease. They have a unique talent for getting to know each individual student and bringing out the very best in them. Choosing the right summer school course for your child can be challenging. SBC’s excellent customer service team provide a high standard of support, effectively responding to any questions and concerns. From the moment they enquire, interested parents are assigned a designated admissions expert who will guide them through the process of booking onto one of the courses. This expert will continue to provide support and updates as their child completes the course, keeping them in the loop every step of the way. As a result of the outstanding educational experiences it provides, Summer Boarding Courses (SBC) has been awarded Most Inspiring Multi-Campus Summer School in the Private Education Awards 2023. Students often have such a great time on its courses that they return year after year to reunite with friends and continue their academic journey. SBC is incredibly proud of its achievements and will continue to grow and develop its courses to offer students even more extraordinary experiences. Company: Summer Boarding Courses Web Address: Email: [email protected] Telephone: 01943878518