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Twin Summer Centres – Edinburgh

Twin Summer Centres – Edinburgh

Founded nearly two centuries ago, this boarding school has 85 acres of beautiful grounds for students to enjoy activities and sports in, as well as a wide range of indoor facilities. A great place for learning and leisure alike, our Edinburgh summer centre is a fantastic choice for young learners.

Study in a prestigious boarding school: Twin Edinburgh Summer Centre

Our Edinburgh summer centre is based out of Scotland’s oldest boarding school, Loretto. This famous school is the perfect setting for students to build confidence, practise with their classmates and improve English language skills. A wonderful mix of culture, history, nature and a long track record of teaching helps ensure the best experience for visiting students.

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Why Choose Twin?

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Improve Your English Skills

Our engaging courses are specially designed to boost the abilities of junior learners.

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Make New Friends From Around the World

Share opinions, experiences, and explore London with students just like you.

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Explore the City

Discover the beautiful city of Edinburgh - Scotland's capital city.

What's Included?

All packages at our Edinburgh Summer Centre include the following:

  • Full-board residential accommodation
  • 40 lessons / 30 hours of English language tuition in a two-week (13-night) programme
  • A placement test for more personalised learning
  • Morning or afternoon, and evening social activities
  • End-of-course certificate to mark your achievements

Available Packages

In addition to the above, choose the right level of activities and excursions to get the most out of summer.

About the Twin Edinburgh Summer Centre

Only a few miles from Edinburgh city, this is a beautiful and vibrant destination. The buildings almost seem like they were pulled out of a storybook, and the gardens are amazing.


The nearest cities to this centre are Edinburgh (25 minutes) and Glasgow (1 hour 15 minutes). The nearest airports for students coming to our Edinburgh summer centre are Edinburgh (36 minutes) and Glasgow (1 hour 30 minutes).

  • WiFi
  • Playing fields for rugby and cricket
  • Tennis courts
  • Comfortable classrooms
  • Sport hall
  • Gym
  • Common area
  • Dining hall

The summer school is close to Edinburgh city, offering great access to leisure activities.

The safety and well-being of students is our highest priority. Our Edinburgh centre is accredited, and our safeguarding standards are enforced with the following:

  • 24-hour emergency contact number.
  • Minimum overall adult-to-child supervision ratio of 1:10
  • Individual students assigned to a dedicated Twin Group Leader
  • Safeguarding Lead on duty in each centre at all times.
  • Staff recruitment is conducted by NSPCC-trained staff.
  • Police and background checks are carried out on each member of staff.


Edinburgh Summer Centre Overview

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Student Age

10-17

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Dates

4th - 31st July

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Max Bed Capacity

254 Beds

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Room Type

Dormitory Room - Shared Bathroom

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Class Location

On-Site

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Meals (On-Site)

Choice of Two Mains + Dessert, Fruit, Drinks

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Laundry

On-Site (for a small fee)

Sample Timetable

Day 1
Thursday

Day 2
Friday

Day 3
Saturday

Day 4
Sunday

Day 5
Monday

Day 6
Tuesday

Day 7
Wednesday

7:30-9:00
Arrivals
Breakfast
9:00-11:00
Lessons
Full-Day Excursion

Full-Day Activities on Campus (Bronze Package)

Full-Day Excursion (Platinum Package)

Lessons
11:00-11:15
Break
Break
11:15-13:00
Lessons
Lessons
13:00-14:00
Lunch
Lunch
14:00-16:00
Half-Day Excursion to Edinburgh
Half-Day Excursion to Edinburgh

Activities on Campus (Bronze Package)

Half-Day Excursion (Platinum Package)

Half-Day Excursion to Edinburgh
16:00-16:15
18:00-19:30
Dinner
19:30-20:00
Relax and Refresh
20:00-22:00
Welcome Night
Picture Hunt
Talent Show Practice
Film Night
Murder Mystery
Newspaper Tower Building
Karaoke Night
22:00-23:00
Get Ready for Bed

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Summer School Accommodation in Edinburgh

Our Edinburgh accommodation includes a dormitory room in apartments. Bed linen and towels are provided. Each student will enjoy comfortable and private accommodation. There are green spaces to be able to enjoy a wide range of sports.


Students should remember to bring an adaptor (Europe to UK/Ireland) for all their electronic/charging needs, comfortable shoes for walking tours, toiletries and a waterproof jacket.

See Our Edinburgh Summer Centre

Explore Edinburgh

Nicknamed the ‘Athens of the North’, there is more to the Old Smokey than meets the eye. The Scottish capital is renowned for its rich cultural heritage, striking medieval architecture, and rugged landscape, but it has also earned a growing reputation as the ‘brainiest place in Britain’.

Students will stay in Scotland’s oldest boarding school, Loretto, where they’ll enjoy campus life on its 85 acres of leafy grounds and picturesque Victorian buildings. What better place to learn English than in Britain’s historic centre of learning?

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