We are very excited to announce a wide-ranging Summer Holiday 2021 Course programme. Designed to provide much-needed enjoyment and stimulation, our exciting summer programme offers the opportunity for your child to try something new, or to spend time developing in their favourite sport. Our ever popular Multi-Sport Course is a great opportunity to try a series of different activities, or dive into a speciality sports course with our talented and experienced coaches. All set in our beautiful grounds and wonderful facilities,  led by our qualified and experienced coaches. All abilities welcome.

Boys Multi-Sport Course

4 Day Multi-Sport Course (Summer 2021)

  • 26-29 July 2021, 9am to 12noon each day – book here
  • 16-19 August 2021, 9am to 12noon each day – book here

Now in its 46th year, and as popular as ever, this course gives boys aged 8-14 the chance to receive expert coaching in tennis, cricket, football, athletics, and squash. All sports are delivered by expert coaches using our excellent sporting facilities. Drinks and break-time snacks are included.

£100.00 (inc VAT)

Girls Multi-Sport Course

4 Day Multi-Sport Course (Summer 2021)

  • 26-29 July 2021, 1pm to 4pm each day – book here
  • 16 – 19 August 2021, 1pm to 4pm each day – book here

Now in its 46th year, and as popular as ever, this course gives girls aged 8-14 the chance to receive expert coaching in tennis, cricket, football, athletics, and squash. All sports are delivered by expert coaches using our excellent sporting facilities. Drinks and break-time snacks are included.

£100.00 (inc VAT)

Boys & Girls 5 Day Netball Course

9 – 13 August 2021, 10am to 4pm each day – book here

The course is designed for boys and girls aged 8 – 13 and will include a series of skills sessions and an introduction to tactical and strategic plays.  Players will develop their technical skills in attack and defence, including shooting and circle defence, and will be able to apply those skills on court in a variety of gameplay situations.  The course will include fun as well as challenging activities, with an emphasis on individual improvement alongside enjoyment.  The sessions will take place on our outdoor netball courts and there will be a back-up of the indoor sports hall for any inclement weather.  Drinks, break-time snacks and lunches are provided.

£250.00 (inc VAT)

Boys and Girls 5 Day Football Course

2 – 6 August 2021, 10am to 4pm each day – book here

The course focuses on the technical side of football, with action packed skill sessions and fun competitions. Players have the opportunity to learn the principles of attack and defence, whilst improving their ball control, dribbling, passing and shooting skills.  For children aged 8 – 14.

£250.00 (inc VAT)

Boys and Girls 2 Day Hockey Course

9 – 10 August 2021, 10am to 4pm each day – book here

The course will include a series of skills sessions covering hitting and receiving, one on one elimination skills and small-sided games for children aged 8 – 12. The sessions will take place on our outdoor astro pitch and there will be a back-up of the indoor sports hall for any inclement weather. Drinks, break-time snacks and lunches are provided.

£110.00 (inc VAT)

Boys and Girls 5 Day Drama Course

16 – 20 August 2021, 10am to 4pm each day – book here

Epsom College is pleased to announce an exciting summer Drama Course. The summer school will be a week long theatre programme for 8-12-year olds, running each day between 10am-4pm from the 16th – 20th August. During the programme students will attend workshops which will develop skills in vocal and movement skills, physical theatre, characterisation and stage combat.

The week will culminate with a showcase performance of extracts from Alan Ayckbourn’s – Ernie’s Incredible Illucinations to all family and friends. This will be performed in Big School with all the school’s state of the art sound and lighting.

The Summer School will provide an excellent opportunity to learn new skills, make friends and most importantly perform!

£250 (inc VAT)

Boys and Girls 4 Day Cricket Course

9 – 12 August 2021, 10am to 4pm each day – book here

Coaching Team

Damian Shirazi

  • ECB Level 3 Coach
  • Director of Cricket at Epsom College
  • County Cricket for Hampshire CCC;
  • England U14, U15 and U19
  • British Universities Sporting Association (BUSA) against New Zealand and Sri Lanka,
  • Former Loughborough University Coach

Matt Holmes

  • ECB Level 3 Coach
  • Owner and Director Intouch cricket academy
  • Director of Cricket for Ashtead CC in Surrey Championship

The course will include a series of skills sessions covering batting, bowling, fielding and the opportunity to practise these skills in a game environment.  The course is for children aged 9 – 12 with either a high level or some hardball cricket experience.  The sessions will take place at the outside nets and the playing pitches during match scenarios utilising bowling machines for batting sessions.  There will be a back-up of the indoor sports hall for any inclement weather.  Drinks, break-time snacks and lunches are provided.

£220.00 (inc VAT)

 

2 Day Rugby Performance Course

9 – 10 August 2021, 10am to 4pm each day – book here

Coaching Team:

Paul Burke

Paul is a former international fly half. In a career spanning 16 years, Paul won 13 international caps for Ireland (1995-2003) and played for such clubs as London Irish, Bristol, Cardiff, Harlequins, Munster and Leicester Tigers. He was capped by England at all school and youth age groups but qualified for Ireland through his parents and made his senior international debut against England in 1995, going to the Rugby World Cup in that same year. In 2008, he retired from playing due to injury and joined the coaching team at Leicester Tigers winning 3 premiership titles. An Old Epsomian, Paul returned to Epsom in 2015 and is now the Director of Rugby.

Simon Whatling

Simon started off his playing career at Bath Rugby before moving to Worcester Warriors in the Aviva Premiership. He then continued onto the Cornish Pirates and then London Welsh. As well as representing England School boys from Under 16s to Under 21s. He finished off his playing career at Blackheath Rugby whilst transitioning into coaching. He is currently at Epsom College as Assistant Director of Rugby.

The opportunity to work with leading Rugby coaches, Paul Burke & Simon Whatling, on a two-day performance course.  Aimed at boys from 9 – 12 years, experienced at playing contact rugby and for those aspiring to achieve academy DPP level in the future.  The course will involve contact, in line with RFU guidance, and attendance will confirm that parents are happy for their son to be involved in contact sport.

Drinks, break-time snacks and lunches are provided.

£110.00 (inc VAT)

 

Boys and Girls 1 Day Dance Masterclass

Friday 6 August, 11am to 4pm – book here

For children aged 13-18 years.

Dance Coach BiographyJordan James Bridge

Born in Manchester, Jordan started dancing at the age of 14. He went on to train at London Contemporary Dance School where he worked with Kerry Nicholls, Richard Alston and Tony Adigun. After graduating, Jordan joined Alexander Whitley Dance Company performing The Measures Taken and The Grit In The Oyster nationally and internationally.

Jordan has also toured with Tavaziva Dance Company and in 2016 he joined Michael Clark Company.  Jordan has been commissioned to create his own work at various institutions and he is currently Resident Choreographer for Berkshire County Dance Company Youth, which was awarded ‘Best Performance’ at the 2016 U.Dance Awards from Youth Dance EnglandHe has also taught extensively in the UK. Jordan joined Company Wayne McGregor in 2017.

Studio Wayne McGregor artist and former company dancer, Jordan James Bridge, will lead a masterclass that gives an insight into Wayne McGregor’s choreography. The day will start with a high energy warm up followed by teaching of some company choreography and creative tasks that reflect the way Wayne works in the studio with his dancers. The masterclass is suitable for those with some previous dance experience in any form.

The final performance may be filmed and a link will be sent to parents of participants ONLY.  Please indicate your consent for your child to be photographed/filmed on the booking form.

Lunch, drinks and break-time snacks are provided.

£60.00 (inc VAT)

 

Boys and Girls 4 Day Dance Course

Monday to Thursday, 2 – 5 August, 11am to 4pm – book here

For children aged 8 – 13 years.

Dance Coach BiographyJessica Wright

Professional dancer, director and choreographer Jessica Wright trained at Central School of Ballet, London, before joining D.A.N.C.E., an interdisciplinary programme based in Brussels, Aix-en-Provence and Dresden. During this time, she performed with the Forsythe Company and danced in new works by McGregor, Preljocaj and Flamand.

Jessica performed with Random Dance Company for 10 years; she currently works on restaging works for the Company such as Entity and FAR for Milano City Ballet and Compagnie Grenade. Jessica also makes dance films directing and choreographing on commissioned projects by Channel 4, Big Dance and English National Ballet. (in partnership with TATE Liverpool and Manchester International Festival).

Dance artist, Jessica, from Studio Wayne McGregor, will lead a 4-day summer dance course for young people aged 8 – 13 years. Each day will start with a fun warm-up, then creative dance tasks and choreography, led by Jessica, will form a unique dance piece, to be performed by the students at the end of the week. The course is open to all levels of dance experience.

The final performance may be filmed and a link will be sent to parents of participants ONLY.  Please indicate your consent for your child to be photographed/filmed on the booking form.

Lunch, drinks and break-time snacks are provided.

£210.00 (inc VAT)

 

See what families have said about our Courses:

“Thanks to ALL the staff and coaches! It was such an amazing camp and she loved it SO much! She is keen to come back every time. Thanks again!”

“My daughter loved the course!  She said it was the best holiday course she has ever attended.  The coaches were professional, engaging and kind with the children, course content was fun and also taught some great netball skills.  The food was also a real highlight.  All set in the wonderful ground and great facilities of Epsom College. We will definitely sign up again in future!  Thanks so much.”

“A superb course. My daughter came back each day happy, tired and well fed. She had enjoyed learning new skills and being active. An excellent week.”

 “My son really enjoyed every day of this course. The team were extremely professional. He made some lovely friends, loved going to lunch! And the final show on the last day was astounding. All of the children taking part looked as though they were having so much fun, can’t ask for more than that. Thank you.”

 “An incredibly well run and enjoyable week for my girls. I think it was superb value for money and I can’t wait for the summer one!”

“Both my boys commented on how friendly those running the camp were and how fantastic the facilities were. Many thanks!”

“Hot lunch very good (for parents!)”

 “Excellent course, lovely facilities, great staff/ helpers.  A great introduction to lots of sports. Brilliant.”