Junior and PON Programmes

JUNIOR
AND PON
PROGRAMMES

Immerse yourself in English!

Junior and PON programmes

Immerse yourself in English!

  • Practise in class, when taking part in sports and games, when visiting tourist sites and when relaxing with friends and or host families.
  • Enjoy dynamic, fun lessons which also help you improve your English.
  • Learn about Ireland: its people and culture.

Possible Programme Specifications

  • 15 or 20 hours of English classes per week
  • Regular testing and Student Report provided at end of course
  • Half-day Social Activities from Monday to Friday
  • Full-day excursions by private bus at the weekends
  • Course material included
  • Junior Course Information
  • Dedicated Course Coordinator for your Group
  • Host Family, Student Residence or 3 Star Hotel Accommodation
  • Flexible Programmes – Midweek arrival / departure can be accommodated
  • 24 Hour Emergency Contact Number
  • We welcome enquiries from groups of 10 persons and above.
  • View our Child Protection Policy and Code of Behavior.

Course Schedule – Sample 2 weeks programme

WEEK 01

MORNING
AFTERNOON
SUNDAY
Arrival – DCU Coordinator meets group at Airport – Coach Transfer to Accommodation
MONDAY
English Class
Tour of Dublin City
TUESDAY
English Class
Visit Botanic Gardens
WEDNESDAY
English Class
Football at DCU Park
THURSDAY
English Class
Visit Phoenix Park
FRIDAY
English Class
Shopping in Dublin City Centre
SATURDAY
Day Excursion by Private Coach to Glendalough and Bray, County Wicklow

WEEK 02

MORNING
AFTERNOON
SUNDAY
Free Day – Spend Time with Friends
MONDAY
English Class
Visit Natural History Museum
TUESDAY
English Class
Visit St. Stephen’s Green
WEDNESDAY
English Class
Campus Treasure Hunt
THURSDAY
English Class
Visit National Gallery of Ireland
FRIDAY
English Class
Farewell Party
SATURDAY
Departure – Private Coach Transfer from DCU to Dublin Airport
*Please Note: The above timetable is for sample purposes only.

KEY POINTS

Duration: tailor made programme
Starts: on any day throughout the Year (except bank holidays)
Levels: Flexible
Workload: 15 or 20 hours per week
Class times: 8.50am to 12.50pm or 13.30pm to 17.30pm
Class size: maximum 15
Date
Join on any day
(except bank holidays)
Weeks
Prices
Group prices for Junior Students are by quotation.

What is INCLUDED?

Junior and PON Programmes

Extra classes and exciting social programme

Junior and PON Programmes

University´s Facilities access

Junior and PON Programmes

Course certificate

Junior and PON Programmes

Dedicated DCU Programme Manager

Junior and PON Programmes

Free Wi-fi

Junior and PON Programmes

Free places for leaders

Junior and PON Programmes

Full Day Excursions by private bus

What will this course offer you?

  • Age-appropriate, engaging topics and educational materials
  • Participatory task-based learning
  • Opportunities to practise language in a supportive, encouraging environment
  • A dedicated social & cultural programme
  • Supervision during social activities
  • Group leader support and liaison

Who should attend this programme?

This programme is recommended for:
  • Any young person aged 13-17 years old

USEFUL INFORMATION

Find out more in our FAQs, click here.

What types of accommodation can you arrange for me?

We have different categories of accommodation to suit all preferences. Please have a look at the accommodation section on our website for an overview.

Where is Ireland and Dublin Located?

Ireland is an island nation, located beside the United Kingdom in north-west Europe. Ireland has a population of 4.7 million people, of which 1.3 million live in the region of Dublin, the capital city.

Where is DCU Language Services Located?

DCU Campus is located in a safe residential area from 5 km to the Dublin City centre and 7 km to the Dublin airport. Direct bus routes just off of DCU Campus leaving for both the airport and the City centre regularly. Our address is DCU Language Services – Office VGB11, Dublin City University, Dublin 9 – D09 NA55.

Accommodation

Flexible Accommodation Options including staying with an Irish family.

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