All SBC courses are written and delivered to primarily teach the English language through the study of a subject itself. In these courses, teaching English and teaching the subject is integrated together, so that you will learn both at the same time. This language learning methodology is called Content & Language Integrated Learning (CLIL) and it is employed across all SBC courses.
These aims apply to courses at the following campuses: SBC Canford Junior, SBC Canford Senior, Headington Oxford, SBC at Eton College, Oxford College, and Cambridge College. Subject courses delivered in partnership with Earlscliffe and Rochester Independent College are suitable for native speakers and are not covered by the CLIL methodology.
All of our subject courses have the following four objectives:
Across all SBC summer schools, we seek to develop transferable skills that will prepare our students for success in their future academic and professional lives. As part of this initiative, each student will participate in our Time to Shine programme which follows two different formats:
Our Admissions Team are happy to help answer any questions you may have. For more information regarding content and language integrated learning (CLIL), please contact our AdmissionsTeam.