ABOUT PALMERSTON HOUSE

Palmerston House Educational Services specialises in arranging educational and cultural tours and placements in Scotland.

We are committed to offering an individual approach, professional advice and cost-effective service prior to and throughout your or your child’s stay in the UK.

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24 Palmerston Place, Edinburgh

+44 (0)131 629 4343

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Summer Schools

We are proud to collaborate with some of the UK’s finest summer schools and sports camps in providing a high quality service as well as guaranteeing a safe and supportive environment in which your children will feel happy and at home.

Our Scottish summer schools are split into three groups – Residential and Non-residential, and Specialist Programmes – offering traditional cultural and language experiences, multi-sport programme, day activities and classes, evening entertainment, special project work, and many exciting excursions. 

1. English & Adventure – National Park on Scotland’s West Coast
Adventure English and Adventure* programmes include:

We are proud to collaborate with some of the UK’s finest summer schools and sports camps in providing a high quality service as well as guaranteeing a safe and supportive environment in which your children will feel happy and at home.

 

Our Scottish summer schools are split into three groups – Residential and Non-residential, and Specialist Programmes – offering traditional cultural and language experiences, multi-sport programme, day activities and classes, evening entertainment, special project work, and many exciting excursions. 

  • 15h of English tuition and 15h of Adventure activities per week

  • 30h of Adventure activities per week*

  • Full board meal plus snacks

  • Two full-day and one half day excursions per week

  • Course materials

  • Fun evening programme

  • 24h supervision

  • Report and end of course certificate

  • Transfer to and from airport

  • Free T-shirt

 

*Advanced learners will have the option of focusing on practicing their communication skills through adventure activities as part of the Adventure programme. 

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English & Adventure

National Park on Scotland's West Coast

Scotland's Premier
All-girls School
Located in Edinburgh's Privileged West End
Consistent Top Performer
in National Examinations

We are delighted to offer an exclusive English language and Adventure summer programmes

to children aged between 8-16 years.

 

These two all-inclusive and well-balanced packages (Adventure English and Adventure) are available to individual students as well as groups and guarantee plenty of enjoyment, and cater to various levels of English competence (Beginner to Advanced).

 

Located in the beautiful Scottish countryside, our summer courses are hosted in a boutique summer camp, giving our students a great opportunity to be immersed in the language and culture by combining English lessons and exciting outdoor activities, evening entertainment and enriching excursions to some of Scotland’s best and most famous sights. We can provide a sample itinerary, please enquire.

 

Availability: 26th June-13th August 2016

Price: From £840 for week 1; prices will be reduced when booking two weeks or more

I loved the excursion around the city, the centre of Edinburgh and many other things. I would like to come to Scotland very much again.

Olesya (10 years old), St. Petersburg

 
 

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All-boys School With
A Proud History
Located in Edinburgh,
The Capital of Scotland
School To Some of Britain's Top Businessmen

Founded in 1833, Merchiston has a proud history of educating boys that have gone on to become some of Scotland and Britain’s top businessmen and athletes.

 

Its main academic strengths are in science, engineering and mathematics,

while it ranks among the top schools in the UK for sport.

 

The school’s fabulous grounds, located in southwest Edinburgh, combine beautiful old buildings with impressive sports facilities (swimming pool, rugby and football pitches, tennis courts, golf facilities) and high quality accommodation. Many students thrive in the boy-only environment, with around five pupils per year progressing to Oxford or Cambridge.

 

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Outstanding
Co-education School
Located Less Than
An Hour From Edinburgh
Situated in 153 acres of beautiful countryside

Strathallan School was founded in 1913 and its focus remains on providing outstanding education, academic, social and extra-curricular elements, which give opportunities for all pupils to excel, developing their ability to benefit themselves and others.

 

The school also prides itself on its sporting prowess, with some of the country’s

finest sports facilities, including its own golf course.

 

While the school is less than an hour’s drive from Edinburgh and close to the city of Perth, it is located within 153 acres of beautiful countryside, and is truly the best choice of school for boys and girls who want to concentrate on studies and sports, avoiding the distractions of city life.

The top university destinations for Strathallan pupils include Oxford, Edinburgh and Durham.

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