Teenager Programmes

Meet students and make friends from around the world on our Teenager Programme in London

Beautiful campus near Richmond in south west London for teenagers aged 12-17.

  • English Language Programme with exciting workshops, activities and excursions.
  • Students choose a theme – Discover London, Fashion, Art & Design or Sports Fan and some classes and activities relate to the interest.
  • Students can also choose weekly Young Leader workshops.

Programme Descriptions

London Teenager Residential LTR

Students live on campus in single en suite rooms. Staff are resident in the same block. All meals are taken on campus except excursion day. There is a choice of options for breakfast, lunch and dinner, including a vegetarian option and other special diets such as gluten free. Halal meat is available. Classes take place in the morning and there are afternoon and evening activities or excursions every day.

  • Intensity
  • 18h per week
  • 09:00 - 12:30
    Monday to Saturday (except Thursday) 09.00-12.30 + Afternoon Activities, Thursday Full day excursion
Per Week Add to Enquiry
24 Sessions per week The number of lessons or workshops included per week.


  • 09:00 - 11:30 Focus On Speaking
  • 11:30 - 12:30 Skills Session


  • £940 Per Week


  • Available: 1-6 Weeks
  • Levels: A2, B1, B2, C1
  • Teenagers Aged 12-17
  • Maximum class size: 15 students
  • Each lesson is 45 minutes

More Information

2022 London Teenager Residential Programme start dates:

1 week course: (6 nights) July 03, 10, 17, 24, 31; August 07
2 week course: (13 nights) July 03, 17, 31
3 week course: (20 nights) July 03, 24
4 week course: (27 nights) July 03, 17
6 week course: (41 nights) July 03

Arrivals are on Sundays, departures on Saturdays.
Participants must be 16 or 17 to join for more than 27 nights.

Additional Information


Whitelands College, Roehampton University is in a safe, green neighbourhood in Zone 3, with direct access to Richmond royal park. it is 35 minutes from London Waterloo by train and a pleasant walk to the attractive Richmond town centre. Students stay in single en-suite rooms on the university campus and get to experience the British university lifestyle in one of the UK’s top universities.


The campus has residential blocks with en-suite single rooms, college buildings with spacious classrooms and a canteen with views over Richmond Park. There are playing fields and places of worship.
Maximum of 65 residential students so close supervision and personal attention is guaranteed

Programme Details

  • English Language Programme of 20 lessons of 45 minutes a week – focus is on spoken English, with structured language input, and a skills session for everyday English conversation, talking about sport or fashion. 
  • There are also workshops of 4 lessons of 45 minutes every Tuesday afternoon. 
  • Workshops, visits and excursions are related to the options: Discover London, Fashion, Art & Design, and Sports Fan.
  • Optional Young Leader workshop weekly.
  • Action-packed activity programme.
  • Evening activities on and off campus including visits to shopping centres and West End shows.
  • Weekly full day excursions take place in the London area or nearby where there is a wealth of attractions such as a river trip to Greenwich and a bus or train journey to Windsor or Brighton.

Example Workshops and Visits

DISCOVER LONDON - sightseeing (London’s top attractions), museum visits (British Museum, Science Museum), British culture (including afternoon tea).

FASHION, ART AND DESIGN - department store visit, street markets, fashion and design museums, student fashion show and photo shoot.

SPORTS FAN - tour of Chelsea or Arsenal stadium, climbing wall, Wimbledon Tennis Museum, football and baseball in the park.

YOUNG LEADER - team building, public speaking, presenting ideas, debating.

Free Time

Students of aged 16 and 17, with parental permission, may leave the campus in pairs or small groups after dinner until evening activities start. An example week can be seen below.

Example Week

Included / Not Included

What is included?
Full board residential accommodation, English language course, course materials, certificates, activity programme and weekly excursions, supervision by resident staff  and medical and travel insurance.

What is not included?
Transfers from airports or stations, incidental expenses and pocket money, optional musical or concert.

Group Bookings

For more information about booking this course for groups, please contact Garth Younghusband by emailing groups@francesking.com.


Please read the Manual for Parents and Students.

Please download and complete the enrolment form and send to london@francesking.com.

Please check the Teenager Terms & Conditions.

Why Choose London

London is a thriving multicutural city with a host of attractions to suit every visitor.

What Students & Teachers Say...

Mert Onal

Mert Onal

Student at Frances King School

I am very happy to be in London and studying at Frances King. There are so many different nationalities and cultures and it’s easy to make friends. English is the common language to communicate and this motivates me a lot!

Kanwal Narula

Kanwal Narula

Teacher at Frances King London School

London is an incredible city for you to discover, offering you the chance to be who you want and do whatever you like. So let us help you develop your English so that you can find your London and give you an amazing and unforgettable experience!

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