Junior Summer Programme - Homestay

Course Overview

This programme is ideal for students who want to learn English and enjoy an interesting and varied excursion and activity/social programme, including visits to cultural attractions, indoor and outdoor pursuits and choice of sports, or other fun activities such as cooking, dance, music, drama or arts & crafts.


Accommodation (Homestay):

Accommodation will be in a single or twin room sharing with a student of another nationality or a family member of the same sex and similar age (One student of each nationality per family. Students of same nationality may share on request).

  • Caring and welcoming host families carefully selected by WELC
  • Host family provide breakfast, evening meal and packed lunch on excursion days. Dinners are usually between 6 pm and 7 pm
  • Lunch, Monday to Friday, is provided in on-campus dining hall
  • Weekly bed linen change (Towels are NOT provided)
  • Laundry arrangements on weekly basis to be discused with host family
  • Sundays should be spent getting to know your host family
  • Junior students must be respect the return home time
  • Students walk to school if within 10 minutes’ walking distances or are brought to/from school by host family or take WELC private school bus


View Newtown School (Junior Summer Centre)


Junior Group - Welc


What's included?:

  • Welcome kit with guides and maps
  • 15 hours of English language tuition per week
  • Use of textbook and materials
  • Certificate and end of course report
  • A full programme of extra-curricular activities
  • Transport cost to/from school (if required) and to/from WELC activities
  • Full board accommodation in 2-6 bedded rooms with shared bathrooms
  • Round the clock support/supervision by WELC qualified staff
  • 24-hour office service for emergencies


Sample programme:

At a glance

Course name:



11 to 19 years


17th June to 21st August 2022


2/3/4/5 or 6 weeks


15 hours of English language tuition per week


Elementary (A2) to Advanced (C1)


Host families



Newtown School


Waterford English Language Centres


2 weeks    €1,795

3 weeks    €2,525

4 weeks    €3,250