Short Stay Immersion

The programme places students in an Irish primary/secondary school for periods of four to twelve weeks. Participants attend school with Irish pupils and study the subjects set out in the Irish National Curriculum. They also take part in extracurricular activities.

The programme covers schooling, accommodation and on-going support for the student and consists of a number of different elements

Short stay immersion schools are located in the Leinster region. Students are fully immersed in Irish school and Irish life during their stay. Each student will be allocated a coordinator who will look after the students settling in time in both school and the host family.

Students receive reports at the end of their stay which is comprised of school grades, teacher’s comments and coordinator comments on how the student spent their time in Ireland.

This programme is available for periods of four to twelve weeks.


1st Term: September – December
2nd & 3rd Terms: January – June

School Breaks:
October, Christmas, February & Easter

Age Range:
12 to 19 years

Summary of School Years:
1st Year:   12-13 Years
2nd Year: 13-14 Years
3rd Year: 14-15 Years
4th Year: 15-16 Years
5th Year: 16-17 Years
6th Year: 17-18 Years

Included  What’s Included

  • School Fees
  • Basic School Uniform (excluding footwear)
  • Basic Text books
  • Accommodation with the host family
  • Initial and final airport transfers


Not included  Not Included

  • Transport to/from school
  • School Trousers / Skirt
  • School Shirt / Blouse
  • Optional extra classes or tuition
  • Transition (4th) Year Supplement
  • Flights
  • Travel and medical insurance