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Castle Park School Dublin

Age: 12-17
Dates: tba
Accommodation: Homestay
Courses: Junior English plus activities
Junior English plus sailing
Junior English plus football

Why study English at Castle Park?

Magnificent setting with state of the art facilities making it the ideal location for Young Learners.

Located in Dalkey ,a charming medieval coastal village famous for its 14th Century Castle, and picturesque views. George Bernard Shaw lived in Dalkey and current well known residents of Dalkey include Bono and Edge of U2, Neil Jordan Director of The Crying Game, Michael Collins and Van Morrison.

Excellent transport links to Dublin city centre just 25 minutes away by DART (light rail)

Superb facilities including

  • Indoor heated swimming pool
  • Spacious playing fields including astro turf pitch
  • Modern fully equipped classrooms
  • Theatre
  • Tennis courts
  • Basketball courts
  • Hockey and Rugby pitches

Host Family

Young Learners are accommodated with our carefully selected host families all of whom have been visited by the LLI Accommodation Manager. Students have breakfast and evening meal with the family and are provided with a packed lunch which is taken in the school cafeteria. All our families are within 20 minutes distance of the school by public transport or on foot.

Activities, Trips and Visits: 
  • Basketball
  • Socccer
  • Film Club
  • Cookery
  • Table tennis
  • Swimming
  • Talent Competition
  • Volleyball
  • Tennis
  • Treasure Hunts
Sample afternoon excursions: 
  • Trinity College
  • National Art Gallery
  • Dalkey Castle and Heritage centre
  • Dublinia
  • James Joyce Tower
  • Dublin Writers Museum
  • Guinness Storehouse
  • National Museum
  • Croke Parke GAA Museum
Sample full day excursions: 
  • Malahide castle and Howth fishing village
  • Glendalough and Wicklow Gaol
  • Kilkenny city and castle.
  • Trim castle and the Boyne