What is a Mini Stay in London?

Mini Stays in London are short English courses for primary school or high school students who wish to improve their English, be taught English in England and who want to visit the sights of London.  This programme is taught by our highly-qualified and experienced teachers. We specialise in closed groups and can put together packages to meet any needs.

Mini Stay courses are designed for school groups of young adults (12 – 17) and young learners (8 -11). During educational school trips, students get 15 hours of General English every week, with additional cultural and social activities in the afternoon and at the weekends. We can teach students of all levels: from elementary (A2) to proficiency (C2), as every student is given a written and oral level test when they first arrive in the school.

Who is this course suitable for?

Students aged 8 to 17

Primary School groups (minimum of 7 students)
High School groups (minimum of 15 students)
Programme duration: 6 Nights and 7 Days
Average hours per week: 15
Class size: 15 students
Levels: Elementary (A2) – Proficiency (C2)

Included in the offer:

  • 6 Nights and 7 Days with full board accommodation in London (5 or 7 nights available on request)
  • Hot lunch on lesson days, packed lunch on weekends
  • 15 hours of General English lessons per week delivered by our British Council accredited school
  • Placement test
  • Study materials provided
  • End of course certificate of attendance
  • 1 free leader per group of 15 students
  • Return airport transfers from London airports, including meet and greet
  • London walking tours, afternoon and evening activities available on request


Mini Stay Options

We can tailor your Mini Stay programme to meet students’ needs and suit different requests and budgets.

Mini Stay with General English

Our basic mini stay package, includes 15 hours of General English course and a range of optional activities to choose from. You can make this package perfect for your school group travel, adding weekend trips to Oxford, Cambridge and other destinations, social activities on campus or visit London’s most famous attractions and sights.

Mini Stay with School Integration

Tailor-made programmes for groups of young learners and school groups that come to London to participate in integration lessons in an English school. This packages can include General English lessons as well as trips to London and other UK cities.

Mini Stay with English for Work (Alternanza Scuola-Lavoro)

Alternanza Scuola-Lavoro programme is designed for Italian school groups. Find Education’s programme with “English for work” can be tailored to the needs of each group of students. We deliver a course that combines business English, seminars and company visits across London in order to enhance the employability of the students. For more information about our Alternanza Scuola Lavoro programmes, please contact us.

Mini Stay with Exam Preparation

During their educational school trip, alongside their General English Course students can prepare for Trinity Graded Examination in Spoken English (GESE). Students can either undertake a Trinity GESE examination while they are in London or once they go back to their home country.

Mini Stay with General English Course + Social Programme

General English Course with educational tours of London, such as walking tours and trips to famous Museums, and a full programme of social activities and games lead by our trained Find Education activity leaders.


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