Ratcliffe College is a co-educational Catholic independent school based in Leicestershire, England. The college was founded in 1847 and is situated in 200 acres of beautiful rolling countryside in a safe and secure rural environment.

Ratcliffe College Language Summer School aims to support students of all abilities to improve their English in a friendly, caring, comfortable and encouraging environment. The courses are taught by permanent members of the Ratcliffe College staff who work in the English Department. Our staff are highly experienced in language tuition coupled with unbridled enthusiasm to engage and motivate young learners.

The opportunity to study at Ratcliffe College Language Summer School is unique and one that you will not want to miss.

You will instantly recognise the warm, friendly and welcoming atmosphere that pervades our community. We employ Ratcliffe College staff during the summer courses so there is continuity with our school’s excellent academic standards and outstanding pastoral care.

As an HMC boarding and day school with over 170 years’ experience of educating young people and excellent facilities set in 200 acres of beautiful grounds, this is the perfect environment to develop your skills in English, socialise with students aged 11-15 from other countries and immerse yourself in a wide variety of cultural, musical and sporting extra-curricular activities.

Although you may only be part of our special community for just a few weeks, our home is your home during your summer stay, and we are confident you will have a fulflling experience and will want to return each year, or perhaps as a boarder!