Saint Nicolas Summer Campus, Paris in Paris Saint Nicolas Summer Campus is a great place to explore the French capital and learn French in a quiet and charming suburb in southern Paris with fast and easy access to the city centre.
Young students come here time and time again to improve their French skills in the all inclusive programme and take part in exciting activities,visit Paris' attractions and make new friends from all over the world, or as day students in the summer school or with the whole family.
The Saint Nicolas Residence is a modern building with quality facilities, excellent classrooms, self-service restaurant,TV room and a large sports hall.
Students stay in four-bed single sex rooms with shared bathrooms on each floor.
The cafeteria serves a wide variety of healthy and balanced dishes. Special dietary requirements are also catered for. During excursions, students are provided with packed lunches and an afternoon snack. Learn more..
The Summer Campus for students aged 13-17 includes:
• Full board Residential accommodation
• 24 hour security
• 15 hours of lessons per week
• 15 students maximum per class
• Full activity programme
• Three half-day excursions per week
In addition to this programme students can also choose extra French Courses:
Writing/Grammar course in mini-groups- 5 hours per week
One-to-One Programme- 5 hours per week
There also optional cultural activities available such as a day at Disneyland Paris, a day at Asterix leisure park and a day at the Loire Valley castles.
Saint Nicolas Summer School also welcomes students from the age of 6 who are staying with relatives in Paris. Families are also welcome onto the Family Programme and can stay in the nearby Adagio Porte de Versailles residence.
It is the perfect programme for families visiting Paris on holiday who wish to learn French at the same time or parents who wish their children, from as young as 6 to learn French whilst they enjoy their holiday.
There are two options for parents and children:
15 hours Semi-Intensive French Course
20 hours Intensive French Course
Certificates and Diplomas
Each student receives an End of Course Certificate stating the level they have achieved.
Teaching is based on oral communication with the help of authentic materials such as magazines,songs,films,games etc.
French lessons are taught by experienced and qualified French teachers specialised in teaching younger students. French language classes are based on the 'Play and 'Learn' concept meaning that classes are fun and interactive to encourage students to use French and improve their language skills.
Social and Cultural Activities
Our supervisors, all BAFA qualified (Certificate of Aptitude for Entertainments Organisers equivalent), organise creative and exciting activities for you.
On arrival, students sign up for the activities that they want to take part in 2 afternoons per week. There’s a huge choice of sports, cultural and artistic workshops: games, singing, theatre, badminton, table tennis, volleyball, football, dance, graphic art, basketball etc.
After dinner, students are accompanied on walks in Paris or take part in organised evenings on campus.
The supervisors who organise these workshops and outings are all qualified, carefully chosen and recognised for their ability to work and organise groups of young people. All activities are in French so that students can continue to practise what they’ve studied in their lessons.
The Saint Nicolas Residence is located in Southern Paris, close to the metro, shops and the city’s most famous tourist attractions: the Louvre, the Eiffel Tower, Montmartre, Notre Dame etc.
On campus, bedrooms are usually rooms with 4 beds and there are shared toilets and showers on each floor. Sheets are changed every week and provided for the duration of your stay. Towels are provided.
In residence: a secure (24 hour surveillance) environment: classrooms equipped with audiovisual material, a self-service restaurant, a meeting hall, a sports hall and an internet area.
Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner are served every day in the school’s restaurant (included in the price). An afternoon snack is also included. During outings, meals are replaced by packed lunches.
Vegetarian and pork-free options are also available.
Excursions and Visits
Students at ACCORD Saint Nicolas Summer Campus also go on three half-day excursions per week to locations such as the Louvre Museum, the Eiffel Tower, the Champs-Elysses, Notre Dame Cathedral, Montmarte, Sacre Coeur Basilica and lots more.
There are also optional cultural activities available:
•Full day at Disneyland Paris (including packed lunch, dinner, night parade,fireworks,return transfer by private coach).
•Full day at Asterix Leisure Park (including packed lunch,dinner,return transfer by private coach)
•Full day at the Loire Valley Castles(including a visit of Chambord and Blois castles, sightseeing tour of the city of Blois,packed lunch, dinner and return transfer by private coach).
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