Summer Diaries

Discover what our students got up to during their time with us in Oxford.

VIDEO DIARIES

Who can forget last summer? We won’t, thanks to the happy memories in our video diaries. Intrepid film maker Shannon from our team recorded some of the fun and games from last summer, and here are the results…

SUMMER BLOGS

Get a taste of what a typical summer is like by browsing through our blogs from last summer. Our blogs are also a great way for families to keep in touch with what’s going on at Oxford Scholastica!

Session One

Tuesday 3rd of July – Midsummer Night’s Dream

Tuesday 3rd of July – Midsummer Night’s Dream

The morning passed with all the excitement that came with our students' first real taste of work at Oxford Scholastica. As their independent study sessions were successfully finished, with students taking the opportunity to complete their work in their rooms...

Monday 2nd July – Learning New Surroundings

Monday 2nd July – Learning New Surroundings

In the early afternoon our students undertook a walking tour of Oxford for their first full day of the summer school. Of course any good walk needs a hearty breakfast in preparation, something our students certainly indulged themselves with through the morning’s...

Sunday 1st July – Arrivals Day

Sunday 1st July – Arrivals Day

Finally the first day of summer school had arrived for our students, who flocked to meet our team from all parts of the globe! Our new arrivals were shown to their homes for the next couple of weeks at St Thomas’, St George’s, Lampl, and Cherwell. Despite the long...

Session Two

Tuesday 17th July – A Play at the Castle

Tuesday 17th July – A Play at the Castle

Our first full day of classes gave a fabulous introduction to the courses our students will be following for the next two weeks. Everyone broke for lunch excited for the days ahead, and ready to keep delving deeper into their subjects. In the afternoon, students were...

Monday 16th July – New Surroundings

Monday 16th July – New Surroundings

In the early afternoon on their first day of the summer school the students were given a guided tour of the city by our Activity Coordinators, but not before they had an opportunity to meet their tutors and new classmates, using the time to get to know a bit about...

Sunday July 15th – Arriving in Oxford

Sunday July 15th – Arriving in Oxford

The day of the World Cup Final dawned as sunny as the past two weeks, with the heat showing no sign of letting up. Of course, this was also arrivals day for our second cohort of students - although I'm sure the final was more important to many! Students arriving at...

Session Three

Tuesday 31st July – A Play in the Castle

Tuesday 31st July – A Play in the Castle

The morning passed with all the excitement that came with our student’s first taste of work at Oxford Scholastica. As the independent study session was successfully finished with students taking the opportunity to complete their work in their rooms privately, they...

Monday 30th of July – Oxford Tour

Monday 30th of July – Oxford Tour

In the early afternoon on their first day of the summer school the students were given a guided tour by our Activity Coordinators, but not before they had an opportunity to meet their tutors and new classmates, using the time to get to know a bit more about each other...

Sunday 29th of July – Arrivals Day

We were eagerly awaiting our new arrivals, as our students joined us throughout the day. Coming from all across the globe it was so exciting to hear a little bit more about the exciting places they’d all joined us from! Once our arrivals had unpacked and been guided...