The Dallam Experience

A sixth-month educational and cultural experience in the UK

It’s time to immerse your child in a fantastic educational experience in the most stunning part of the UK

The Dallam Experience is an educational and cultural experience that builds your child’s confidence with English language through professional tuition as well as immersive learning by attending a range of subject classes at the school and mastering conversational skills with friends.  The Dallam Experience is not just about academic learning; through a broad range of structured activities and trips, your child will enjoy an active and culturally rich time while with us. 

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Why at Dallam?

A warm welcome will greet your child when they arrive at Dallam.  Cumbria is known for its friendly people; just what your child needs to help them settle in quickly so they can start making the most of their Dallam Experience. 

Located in the safe British countryside, between two National Parks – The UNESCO Lake District World Heritage Site and the Yorkshire Dales – and the coastline on the doorstep it is easy to see why this part of the UK inspired world-famous writers and artists such as Wordsworth and JMW Turner.   

Your child can choose from a range of subjects* from our broad curriculum taught by our experienced and enthusiastic faculty members.  In their free time our team can help your child make the most out of their experience with fun days out with their new friends; hiking, biking, paddleboarding and more.   Day trips to Manchester, Liverpool and Edinburgh are also within easy reach.   

*Places for all classes are subject to availability.

 

Our heritage and boarding accommodation

Dallam School’s history dates back to the 1600s and it has a long history of boarding.  The historic buildings have been updated and new facilities have recently been added to make sure your child’s experience in the UK is authentic but with all the modern facilities you would expect.   

See Accommodation for our two options for our boarding accommodation options.

 

We’ll take good care of youchild 

Our approachable, on-site pastoral team look after your children while they’re away from home – we call them House Parents.  Our team also make sure there are plenty of evening and weekend activities to entertain and encourage children to mix and be part of the big boarding family.  We promise they won’t be left alone to stare at a screen, except of course when they’re speaking to you. 

 

Costs and how to book 

Prices vary according to the length of the term and choice of accommodation.  The cost of a term will range between £4,628 – £6,184.

Contact us today to ensure your child can enjoy The Dallam Experience soon.  Please note, places are limited due to restrictions in class sizes. 

Contact us via our international agents or email us at dallamexperience@dallamschool.co.uk. 

We look forward to hearing from you. 

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