Academic Year  and Term Courses

Waterford's Best Value Home-stay and Residential Summer English Courses.

Study English in Ireland's Ancient East this summer:

High-quality / high-value English courses in Waterford.

EFL Ireland, Junior & Adult English Summer Courses,

(+353) 87 281 2010 / 51 347 483.

EFL Ireland: English Language Courses in Ireland,

# 469, Waterford Mails Centre, Waterford City,

Co. Waterford, Ireland.

Experience an Unforgettable Language Learning Experience. ←

          Ireland has a worldwide reputation for quality

education and can proudly boast a choice of many

excellent schools. The EFL Ireland High School

Year course gives EFL (English Foreign Language)

students the opportunity to study in an Irish

Secondary (High School). An academic year in Ireland provides students with an invaluable opportunity for personal development, increasing cultural knowledge and awareness, and gaining confidence in using another language. And through living and studying in Ireland the student will be given the opportunity to become fluent.

Age requirements: Junior Cycle (12/13 years – 15/16 years)

Senior Cycle (16 years – 17 years)

Academic Year: End of August to mid –June

Term: End of Aug - Christmas; Jan - April.


Irish students enter High School at 12/13 years and the Junior Cycle takes 3 years. Students take approximately 9 subjects. Mathematics and English are compulsory and all schools provide Religious and Physical Education. At the end of the Junior Cycle students take the Junior Certificate Examination.


The Senior Cycle prepares students for the Leaving Certificate Examination. The course can be taken over 2/3 years – the number of years depends on the school attended. Stu8dents study approximately 7 subjects, which may be taken at either Higher or Lower Levels. Irish Schools usually group subjects to allow students a wider choice of career after school. The Leaving Certificate is a recognised entry qualification for both Irish and UK Universities and universities throughout the English- speaking world and beyond.

Terms and Conditions

Academic Year Courses are run by the Irish Department of Education regulations and students must attend all classes during the school term. Each school sets exact dates for terms and examinations and students must complete the full year to participate. . There is no refund for early departure from the school. If a student does not complete the full school term as set by the particular school, the school may consider this a cancellation of the contract and refuse entry into the next term. In this case, no refund of any fees will be made. Non EU students will have a higher tuition fee.

Course Code:

Academic Year: EFL-AY = €14640

Academic Term: EFL-AT = €6870

Included: full-board Police vetted host family accommodation, enrolment, books, materials, uniforms, airport transfers and oriantation of Waterford with visits to local attractions (Waterford Crystal, Tramore Asumsment Park, Viking Tower and City Walking  Tour, Medieval Museum, King of the Viking 3D Experience and Bishop's Palace)