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Dublin Junior Homestay Centre

Junior Summer Homestay - Sutton Park School (9-16 years)

The Junior English Languge Programme with homestay accommodation for young learners aged 9-16, takes place at Sutton Park School during July and August each year. Sutton Park School is an exclusive private school with excellent facilities situated in its own grounds, astroturf pitch, indoor gymnasium, computer room and arts & crafts room. The centre is located on the beautiful Howth Peninsula on the north side of Dublin Bay, 12km from the city centre and close to the traditional fishing village of Howth.

The Programme

  • 15 hours English language tuition per week with expert IH teachers in mixed nationality classes
  • Web based e-Portfolio for every student to share with friends and keep for the future
  • Full board host family accommodation, sharing a room with a student of a different nationality
  • Varied programme of afternoon local excursions, sports activities & ‘IH Digital Hub’ activities
  • 2 half-day excursions to city centre every week
  • 2 evening disco every week
  • Full day excursion to famous attractions every Saturday

Programme Highlights

  • Stunning coastal location with views of Dublin Bay
  • Hot lunch in the school canteen Monday-Friday
  • Private bus service to and from school everyday
  • Digital Media activities include creation of e-Portfolio, movie & animation, pod-casting, coding for video games, creation of blogs & online school newsletter 
Course dates 26th June - 11th August 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


Sutton Park School Programme Prices

2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks Additional weeks Arrival transfer
€1424 €2100 €2600 €640 €80 each way