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Dublin Junior Homestay and Residential

Junior Summer Residential - Wesley College (9-16 years)

Wesley College is an exclusive private boarding school located in Ballinteer, only 15 minutes by tram to Dublin City Centre & 5 minutes’ walk to Dundrum Shopping Centre.  The school is nestled in the foothills of the Dublin mountains in a very safe residential part of the city within quick and easy access to the city centre.

A huge benefit of this school is its exceptionally spacious grounds of 50 acres, despite its proximity to the city centre.  The school has been designed in a ‘campus style’ with modern classrooms with internet throughout, newly refurbished Dining Hall, centre for music & arts, well-stocked library & computer labs. 

This centre is ideal for sports enthusiasts offering 4 rugby pitches, 3 grass hockey pitches, 2 floodlit all-weather sports pitches, 7 hard tennis courts, 2 basketball/netball courts and a large indoor sports hall with showers & changing rooms.  

The programme includes:

  • 15 hours English language tuition per week with expert International House Dublnin teachers in mixed nationality classes
  • Web based e-Portfolio for every student to share with friends and keep for the future
  • Boarding school residential accommodation in shared rooms with 2, 3 or 4 students per bedroom
  • A varied menu for breakfast, lunch & dinner in the school dining hall
  • Varied programme of afternoon local excursions, sports activities & ‘IH Digital Hub’ activities 
  • 3 half-day excursions to city centre every week
  • Full-day excursion to famous attractions every Saturday
  • Evening programme every day including numerous off-campus activities

Programme Highlights:

  • Ideal location, only 15 minutes by tram to city centre and 5 minutes’ walk to Dundrum Shopping Centre
  • Superior boarding accommodation & sports facilities
  • Digital Media activities, including the creation of an e-Portfolio, movie & animation, pod-casting, coding for video games, blogs & online school newsletter 
Course dates 26th June - 28th July 2017
Arrival day Students should arrive on Saturday or Sunday before the course begins. Accommodation is based on 7 nights (Saturday - Saturday or Sunday - Sunday)
Course length Minimum 2 weeks, maximum 7 weeks
Hours per week 15 hours tuition per week (1hour = 60 minutes)
Maximum class size 15 students (Average class size: 12 students)

Additional activities on request

2 x 2hour sessions per week

Professional golf lessons €210 per week

Watersports €180 per week

Horse riding €180 per week

Tennis coaching €180 per week


Students are accommodated in two student houses of shared dormitories of 2-6 beds with shared bathroom facilities. 

Wesley College Programme Prices

2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks Additional week Arrival transfer
€1740 €2520 €3200 €775 €80 each way