The British Summer School in Athens

About this course

Experience a British summer school on your doorstep in Athens!

Our British Summer School:

  • is designed for three distinct age groups: 5–7 year-olds, 8–10 year-olds and 11–13 year-olds
  • will be held from 16 June to 11 July 2014 at I.M. Panagiotopoulos School in Pallini
  • includes door-to-door transfers for your children on school buses
  • will run Monday to Friday, 08.30–14.30.

The programme has five main strands:

Sports and Activities

At the beginning of each day, I.M. Panagiotopoulos School teachers will provide coaching in a variety of sports. Fridays will be devoted to play-and-learn activities on a local beach under the supervision of trained staff.

Art and Science Workshops

Workshops with a focus on fun and interesting themes, taught by I.M. Panagiotopoulos School teachers with the support of British Council teachers.

Art and Science English Explorer

British Council teachers will expand on the workshop theme provided by I.M. Panagiotopoulos School teachers and explore related language in a fun, communicative and creative way.

Create, Build and Perform!

Participants will take part in a series of two-week group projects, e.g. creating a video, putting on a play, building a model or installation and/or creating a webpage.

Kids’ Challenge

The day will end with games, problem-solving activities and team challenges, some of which will be based on maths and science themes.

Calendar and pricing

Summer 2014

Four-week programme Two week programme
  • 16 June–11 July 2014
  • 16–27 June 2014
  • 30 June–11 July 2014

Please note that we observe both Greek and British public holidays.

Fees 2014

  • Four-week programme: €580 per student
    A deposit of €250 is payable on registration.
    The remaining €330 is payable by Monday 9 June 2014.
  • Two-week programme: €320 per student
    A deposit of €150 is payable on registration.
    The remaining €170 is payable by Monday 9 June 2014.

How to register

  1. Complete the online registration form and pay the deposit.
    The remainder of the fee must be paid by 9 June 2014.
  2. You can pay the deposit/fee in the following ways:
  • By direct deposit to the I.M. Panagiotopoulos School account at Alpha Bank or the National Bank of Greece. You can do this at any branch of Alpha Bank/National Bank of Greece, via an ATM or via web banking through your own bank.

    Alpha Bank account: GR72 0140 1100 1100 0232 0000 752
    National Bank of Greece account: GR49 0110 1790 0000 1794 7011 940

    Quote your child's name followed by SS (for 'Summer School') in the 'Αιτιολογία' field
    on the deposit slip (e.g. N. Papanikolaou, SS).

  • In cash or by cheque at I.M. Panagiotopoulos School accounts office.

General conditions

  • We reserve the right not to open a class with fewer than 22 students.
  • Normally the maximum number of students in a class will not exceed 28.
  • Refunds are not available.


For further information, please contact us:

British Council
210 369 2315
I.M. Panagiotopoulos School
210 666 6117 (extension 7)