English Language Courses

Leisure Programme

A range of leisure options to suit every personality and age group is available to you through our programme here in Schull. Whether you are attending our Adult school, Junior or Kiddies (all separate but nearby) we have something for everyone.

Land­sports, Water­sports, Cre­ative & Cul­tur­al activ­i­ties Atlantic-side.

Perhaps you may enjoy outdoor activities, such as sailing or kayaking. Surfing, Stand Up Paddle Boarding. You may just want to explore Irish culture, or you might have an interest in some of the creative arts programmes we have here. More than anything, it is the variety of choice we have for our students that sets us apart form other language school and leisure activity centres.

Our leisure programme ensures that there is something for every kind

of personality, interest and level of fitness. While we offer a good

choice we really encourage our students to 'try out' some brand new

activities. We offer Landsports, watersports, creative and cultural

activities as well as full day excursions, all in the one week.

Landsports -

hiking to hilltops, football (we have our own football pitch in front

of the school and beside the sea), tennis, basketball (all on site at

the junior school) All of these can take place indoors in our olympic

sized indoor sports hall in inclement weather. Movie Stunt Workshops

with Hollywood stunt man. Kick boxing. Yoga.


kayaking, Stand Up Paddle Boarding, body boarding (body surfing), swimming indoors and outdoors, boat trips, sailing.

Creative and Cultural:

Irish cooking lessons, Arts and Crafts, T-shirt Design, Beach Art,

Irish film, Film Making and Music Making, jewellery making. This list is

not exhaustive and changes each season based on feedback and new

activities available. But the Landsport, Watersport + Creative/Cultural

mix is always guaranteed.

Full and Half Day Excursions include:

- Seal Watching and Boat trip at Glengarriff. City Trip to Cork city.

Mizen Head Dramatic Lighthouse Trip. Three Castle Head famous ruined

castles and hike. Sheeps Head Peninsula historical and hiking tour.

Baltimore and the islands land and boat trip. Pirate's Castle at

Baltimore and Loughbeg Gardens. Historical and beautiful Bantry House

and Gardens with Bantry Farmers and Crafts Market. Glengarriff ancient

Oak woods. Smugglers Cove mini golf, maze and tubing experience. Boat

trip to Cape Clear Island with whale and dolphin watching possibilities.

Love the Leisure

All activities take place in approved and safe centres only with qualified instructors. Transportation to and from activity centres is provided and included in your fee.

Acting, Directing & Movie Stunt Workshop

Learn how to safely act as if you are a stunt man and learn from Peter Dillon (Avatar, Lord of the Rings, The Hobbit etc) what it is like working as a stuntman on world famous movies.


Love horses? Try pony trekking or riding lessons. Let us know if you wish to experience this.


Lessons for beginners or experienced kayakers with a qualified team of local instructors.


Learn the basics or more complex techniques at the Sailing Centre on the same site at our school.

Arts and Crafts

West Cork based internationally renowned artists offer small group painting lessons. Landscapes and still life, figure drawing. Learn about the use of colour, oil paint, preparing canvas and join Jason on visits to local galleries and artist studios. Craft activities include jewellery making, stone engraving & clay sculpture.

Afternoon trips

Iconic Locations such as where the las Star Wars movie was filmed and other dramatic trips.

Tennis, football, basketball, dodgeball, tag rugby, traditional Irish sports and more.

Enjoy tennis lessons, basketball, football and a wide range of outdoor or indoor sports right at our centre, beside the Atlantic ocean. No need to travel anywhere to enjoy First Class facilities.

Anglo-Irish Literature

Explore the works of Yeats, Joyce, Wilde, Kavanah, Heaney, Shaw and more.

Irish Culture and History

A combination of historical walking tours, workshops, Irish dance. Make scones and brown bread with lessons on cooking traditional Irish food.

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