Medieval Experience

Medieval Experience

Where: Newbattle Abbey, Edinburgh, Scotland
Dates: 17/06/2018 – 12/08/2018*
Ages: 9 to 17 years old

Recognising the unique location and culture of Newbattle the team at Oscars have developed The Medieval Experience. A three-week course for 9 – 17 year olds which promises to leave students with long lasting memories of Scotland. As well as visits to Edinburgh, Loch Lomond, Calton Hill and Arthur’s Seat, students will experience the music, dance and culture of Scotland. They even get to design their own kilt.  There simply could not be a better place to take a trip back in time and indulge in a medieval experience.

The programme consists of English tuition with elements of Scottish medieval history and a rich social programme showcasing the best of medieval landmarks around Scotland including Edinburgh Castle, Edinburgh Dungeons, Alnwick Castle & Knights quest, Tantallon Castle, Holyrood Park & Arthur’s seat, Highlands and Loch Lomond, activity parks and more. Scottish themes are explored such as music, theatre, Scottish Ceilidh dance, history and culture, including opportunities to dress in highland dress- the kilt.

Sample Timetable

Day Morning 09:00-12:30** Afternoon 14:00- 17:30** Evening
Sunday                                     Welcome to Oscars Juniors / Orientation Orientation & Induction
Monday Testing/Lessons On campus activities (or optional tour to
Edinburgh Dungeons)
Movie Night
Tuesday Lessons Onsite Activities Highland Games
Wednesday Lessons Arthur’s Seat & Holyrood House Ceilidh
Thursday Lessons Onsite Activities Oscars Themed Disco Night
Friday Lessons Edinburgh Castle Medieval Treasure Hunt
Saturday Full Day Excursion: Royal Mile Tour and Museum of Scotland Scavender Hunt
Sunday On campus activities (or optional excursion to Glasgow***)/ DEPARTURES International Games

Note: no compensation will be made for the activities lost due to arrivals/ departures

*there may be limited flexibility for closed groups

**20 lessons/ 15 hours a week of tuition

***£40 for non standard excursions

must bring own towels

£50 damage deposit required

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