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Learn to play Rugby at Rugby School this summer

 19th May 2017

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Learn to play Rugby at Rugby School this summer

The sport of Rugby derives from football. It was named ‘Rugby football’ after the game invented at Rugby School in 1823, when one of [...]

 19th May 2017 /    Alice /   Schools, Culture

The Full English Breakfast

 12th May 2017

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The Full English Breakfast

When you think of British cuisine, what do you think of? Our friends in Europe might name stereotypically famous dishes such as ‘fish and chips, [...]

 12th May 2017 /    Alice /   Schools, Culture

English Language and Grammar: The difference between Hallo! Hullo! Hello?

 5th May 2017

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English Language and Grammar: The difference between Hallo! Hullo! Hello?

Did you know that one of the most common English words actually has three meanings? And each of them is spelled differently? The most common of the t [...]

 5th May 2017 /    Alice /   Language & Grammar

New residential summer school courses 2017

 28th April 2017

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New residential summer school courses 2017

We have some exciting new additions to our residential summer school courses this year. As well as our Trinity English Examination (and Intensive Trin [...]

 28th April 2017 /    Alice /   English Courses, Education, Schools

The Best UK Staycation

 16th March 2017

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The Best UK Staycation

Ah yes, the ‘staycation’. That newly formed word in the English language which formally entered our lexicon around 10 years ago. What is a [...]

 16th March 2017 /    Alice /   Sight Seeing, Culture

Thames Valley Summer Schools wishes you Season's Greetings

 9th December 2016

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Thames Valley Summer Schools wishes you Season's Greetings

From the team at Head Office, we would like to wish all of our clients, agents, teaching and summer staff and friends around the world Season’s [...]

 9th December 2016 /    Alice /   On this day, Global Events

The English Tennis Season

 23rd June 2016

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The English Tennis Season

Time to order your strawberries and cream! The last weeks in June, just before the start of our English language summer courses, host the world f [...]

 23rd June 2016 /    Alice /   Global Events, Culture

Thames Valley Summer Schools is one of the top five summer schools in the UK!

 24th March 2016

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Thames Valley Summer Schools is one of the top five summer schools in the UK!

With parents concerned in these difficult times to choose the right course for their child, we thought you might like to hear that in the recent asses [...]

 24th March 2016 /    Alice /   English Courses, Education, Schools

Thames Valley Summer Schools are up and running for summer 2015!

 8th July 2015

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Thames Valley Summer Schools are up and running for summer 2015!

Our final centre, Rugby School, has begun today so we are up and running for Summer 2015 at Thames Valley Summer Schools! Students have so far been b [...]

 8th July 2015 /    Alice /   English Courses, Excursions, Education, Language & Grammar, Culture

Centre Update: Sevenoaks Arrivals

 1st July 2015

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Centre Update: Sevenoaks Arrivals

There has been congestion on the M25 due to a serious accident earlier. Although normal traffic conditions are expected from 15:45, lane closures have [...]

 1st July 2015 /    Alice /   English Courses, On this day, Schools

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