International Summer School

In the heart of the Lake District National Park, Windermere International Summer School delivers exceptional English and activity courses during the summer months (July and August) for students aged 11 to 17. The Summer School takes place at Windermere School, an independent school formally known as St Anne’s and was founded in 1863.

We offer:

  • English Language courses accredited by the British Council
  • Two opportunities to undertake the Trinity Exam
  • Small class sizes
  • Qualified teachers
  • Our own watersports centre
  • An action-packed activities programme
  • Exceptional levels of pastoral care

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We have plenty of friendly and enthusiastic activity staff encourage all students to take part. Come and discover Windermere International Summer School for yourselves.

Our International Summer School courses are accredited by the British Council. The British Council Accreditation Report shows our commitment to providing outstanding English tuition along with a variety of fun and safe activities for International Summer School students.

We look forward to welcoming you!

World School
Round Square
Sunday Times IB School of the Year
The Society of Heads
Adventure Activities Licensing Authority
An Adventure Learning School
British Canoeing Approved Centre
RYA Champion Club