Tackle football and English this summer!
Calling all football aficionados! Kick off your summer 2023 with the ultimate football experience of a lifetime: combine your football fervour with travel, new friends, and learn English, the official language of sport, at the same time! Brand-new for 2023 from leading summer school specialists Bucksmore Education and partnered with Inter Milan Academy, expect a jam-packed one or two weeks of intensive technical football training combined with English language coaching to cultivate speaking confidence on and off the pitch!
Fuse your football passion with English!
For aspiring young players (boys aged 13-16) who are devoted to mastering the skills and techniques required to make it in the competitive international football world, this intensive football and English programme is a fabulous first step. Expert coaching delivered by Inter Milan Academy focuses on developing players’ physical coordination, technical and tactical skills, and psychological motivation – in a fun and engaging environment.
At the same time, prepare to turbocharge your English language skills! Immersed in an English-speaking environment 24/7, you’ll learn to confidently communicate with international teammates and coaches in English, both on and off the field. With a robust English language curriculum that includes 12 hours of day-to-day English tuition as well as ‘real-life’ conversational and colloquial English, you’ll also learn about key theoretical elements of football such as nutrition, strength and conditioning – in interactive lessons delivered in English.
Train like a true professional with Inter Milan Academy
A unique summer experience like no other: learn from one of the world’s top football clubs, Inter Milan Academy, and adopt their renowned philosophy of innovation, passion and collaboration! A direct extension of Italian professional football club Inter Milan’s Youth Sector, the coaching curriculum is designed and delivered by experienced, expert coaches from Inter Milan Academy itself, based on their Inter Youth Sector training program.
Try out British boarding school life
Dive into the international world of football whilst being immersed in authentic British culture and boarding school life at the prestigious King Edward’s School. Founded by King Edward VI in 1553, this top boarding school has rich historic connections and boasts 100-acres of beautiful gardens, woodland and green space – perfect for practising those honed-to-perfection football skills! Its teaching and social facilities are first-class, including a state-of-the-art sports complex with an indoor swimming pool, sports hall, fitness suite and outdoor Astroturf pitches.
Located in the sublime rolling hills of Surrey, the school is perfectly positioned between the beautiful English coastline and its traditional seaside towns, and the vibrant metropolis of London – both are less than an hour away by train!
A fully-inclusive programme, your fee includes authentic student accommodation at King Edward’s School, along with all meals, course materials, activities and excursions, and even airport transfers and insurance – simple!
About Bucksmore Education
With a four-decade track record of providing high quality and innovative academic programmes, the award-winning Bucksmore Education is a leading elite provider of summer school education in the UK for students aged 10-18.
Known for delivering an extensive range of carefully-curated and novel summer courses including the imaginative Music Production or Theatre, alongside academically rigorous subjects such as Medicine and Law as well as English Language, its summer schools are residential at some of the UK’s most famous and prestigious academic institutions – including Oxford and Cambridge University colleges.
Although Bucksmore Education’s English and Football with Inter Milan Academy summer course is brand-new for 2023, you can rest assured that Bucksmore’s ever-growing family consists of 42,000 students of 120 nationalities over the past 40 years – making it a rock solid choice for your summer 2023!
Find your squad!
Beyond football (yes, there’s a beyond football!) and English, you’ll enjoy an action-packed social programme that will provide an excellent opportunity to make lifelong, international friends and practise your English-speaking skills whilst socialising. Expect exciting extracurricular activities as well as two full-day excursions to popular tourist destinations across the UK, such as London!
Get concrete results!
At the end of this intensive programme, you’ll be physically exhausted and absolutely bursting with inspiration! You’ll have taken your technical football skills to the next level, developed a much deeper understanding of the crucial theory behind the game, and you’ll feel confident communicating in English about football – and anything else – with your new, international friends! You’ll leave with a better understanding of yourself as a player, but also as a young person not far off spreading their wings! Your horizons will have broadened and you’ll have developed important personal and social skills: you’ll have experienced increased independence, exposure to a new culture, and have thrown yourself into trying a multitude of exciting activities you may not have tried before.
You’ll see veritable, concrete results. Upon arrival at summer school, you’ll have been assessed on your football ability and allocated to a class according to your level, and at the end of the programme you’ll take part in an exciting tournament to put your newly developed skills into action, and then take an exit test to track how far you’ve come in your English language learning!
You’ll also receive an Inter Academy certificate, personalised report card and official Bucksmore certificate at the end of the programme.
Did we mention that you’ll get your own Nike/Inter Milan Academy kit and have the opportunity to win signed t-shirts..? And the cherry on the cake: all students who attend this course will be automatically entered into an exclusive once-in-a-lifetime prize draw. The winning entrant will receive an all-expenses paid trip to Milan (student plus parent) that includes a full hospitality package to see Inter Milan play at the San Siro stadium, including food, beverages, pitch-side box seats and more!
Let’s do it!
Do something truly phenomenal this summer 2023: combine your passion for football with learning English and reap the benefits! If you’ve got questions we can help with, get in touch! Or sign up today!