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2 weeks • July 2021
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Boarding School STEM Summer Program for Ages 13-15
STEM Summer School near London

Exceptional summer school in STEM at Royal Hospital School

The STEM subject areas (Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics) are the core pioneers of humankind’s voyage into the future.

This programme will shine a light on emerging technologies and their future impact on societies throughout the world. Participants will explore future-minded content and learn what opportunities will present themselves over the next decade and how they can be taken advantage of.


Innovative Material

The key question this programme asks is ‘how do ambitious young people prepare for careers that don’t exist yet?’.

How would you describe a social media manager, VR developer or big data analyst to someone 10 years ago?

The Future Insights programme focuses on forward-thinking content that helps students develop well-rounded skills, whilst looking at potential careers available to them in 10 years time and beyond.

The course also puts huge emphasis on practical learning. Participants will be exposed to emerging technologies, and will gain hands-on experience learning how they work, including:

  • Building robotic vehicles

  • Operating drones

  • Exploring virtual reality

  • Racing sustainable vehicles

Our Alumni says

Immerse was an enriching and challenging course which assisted me to develop and refine goals for the future. I went in with a dream and left the programme thinking it could become a reality.

Annabel H
Attended Immerse in 2018
Residential Summer Programme Student

Work hard, play hard.

Unbeatable excursions

The Future Insights timetable includes four excursions:

  • Team building activities in a forest adventure park
  • A visit to an aqua park to go wakeboarding
  • A trip to a traditional British seaside resort
  • Day trip to London to visit the Olympic Village
  • Work hard, play hard.


    Live and study in
    Royal Hospital School

    Summer programmes in Royal Hospital School

    Boarding school near London

    Future Insights takes place at a prestigious boarding school situated in 200 acres of countryside in the south east of England, near London.

    With historic links to the Royal Family and the British Royal Navy, the Royal Hospital School provides a perfect setting for students wanting develop confidence, ambition and integrity.

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    World-class facilities

    Royal Hospital School boasts incredible on-site facilities, including expansive playing fields, all-weather pitches, climbing walls, swimming pool, tennis courts, squash courts, horse riding facilities and even its own golf course!

    Students are housed in separate male and female dormitories in a combination of single, twin and triple bedrooms. Participants live in boarding houses that have their own student common areas with pool tables, table tennis, sofas, televisions and more.


    Pastoral care and safety

    An accredited provider of academic short courses

    Immerse Education is accredited by the British Accreditation Council (BAC), the leading mark of educational quality for the academic sector. Our accreditation with the BAC sends a positive and clear message to students and partners that they are studying with a trusted and reliable provider who has met a series of globally recognised quality assurance standards, both in terms of academic provision and student welfare.

    The safety and well-being of our participants is our number one priority, and all staff undergo enhanced background checks and receive thorough safeguarding training before interacting with any students.

    For more information, please visit our Pastoral Information page.

    Pastoral Care

    Meet Immerse's mentors and
    college managers

    All of our team members are approachable and supportive. Check out some of our previous team:
    • Eliza, Cambridge
      Eliza's infectious enthusiasm - from the academic sessions to the talent show -means that she's a firm favourite amongst Immerse students.
    • Dylan, Cambridge
      Dylan has been both an Immerse Mentor and a College Manager twice! He's known for going the extra mile to make the Immerse experience exceptional.
    • Ore, Cambridge
      Ore participated in Immerse as a student before joining the team whilst studying at Cambridge, relating her Immerse experience to new students.
    • Maia, Cambridge
      Maia is a Cambridge University Theology student who participated in the Immerse Philosophy programme.
    • Murray, Cambridge
      Murray is an enthusiastic Medicine student at Cambridge University, who is always eager to help Immerse students make the best of their experience.
    • Olivia, Cambridge
      Olivia studies Medicine at Cambridge and has a knack for making friends with each of her mentor 'family' - creating a home away from home.
    Pastoral Care

    Immerse™ STEM Sample Modules

    To see how the programme is structured, view the Future Insights timetable.
    • Module 1 - Robotics

      You will learn how robots have become increasingly prevalent in modern society, and how continuous advancements in the field of robotics will transform the world. You will also design their own robots and understand how robots are instructed to complete tasks.
    • Module 2 - Virtual Reality

      Virtual Reality
      As one of the technologies with the highest projected growth, investment in Virtual and Augmented Reality is expected to reach £15bn by the year 2022. These classes will examine how VR and AR can have applications in a wide range of industries such as education, entertainment and medicine, as well receive hands-on experience with the current capabilities of the technology.
    • Module 3 - Future Medicine

      Future Medicine
      You will explore how the future of healthcare will evolve with advances in technology such as artificial intelligence, nanotechnology and 3D printing. These sessions will almost feel like science fiction as students discover how close to reality technologies such as bionic prosthetics, nano-bots and neural-control interfaces are to reality!
    • Module 4 - End-of-Course Competition

      End-of-Course Competition
      Over the last two days of the Future Insights programme, students from each discipline will join together to form teams to compete against each other. Participants from the business, sustainability, STEM and media programmes will use their combined knowledge to take part in a school-wide competition whereby teams have to pitch to host the world’s first ever sustainable Olympics. This is a perfect setting for students to put their new-found knowledge into practice, whilst working in teams to achieve a common goal and compete for the grand prize.
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    • 2022 – Early Enrolment

    13 nights accommodation in a prestigious boarding school
    Breakfast, lunch and dinner
    40 hours of future-minded academic sessions expert tutors
    Carefully designed study and lecture materials
    Mentor programme and access to support material
    All excursions including London
    Practical workshops working with VR, drones and robotics
    Comprehensive summer school insurance
    Graduation ceremony and certificate
    Detailed evaluation written by tutor
    Immerse notebook and pen
    Mentor family photograph


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