Host Family Programme Dublin
Key Facts
Location: Sutton Park School
Age: 11 – 17
Dates: 20 June to 15 August 2021 (8 weeks)
Arrival/Departure Days: Sunday-Sunday
Accommodation Type: Host Family – Twin Room Sharing
Located on the beautiful Howth peninsula on Dublin Bay, Sutton Park School is situated 12km from Dublin City Centre and 15 minutes’ drive from Dublin Airport. Sutton is a friendly and safe residential area of the city beside Howth fishing village, an area famous to tourists and Irish people alike!
Award Winning Programme
Apollo is the only Irish language school to ever have won the Star Junior Programme for under 18s global industry Award at the Study Travel Star Awards voted for by agents sending students abroad. We have won this award for two years in a row in 2018 and 2019. It’s really an honour to have two Star Awards for our Apollo Junior Camps in Ireland and to be finalists in 2020’s Study Travel Star Awards in the categories: ‘Star Junior Programme for under 18s’ for the third time, ‘New Language School’ and ‘English Language School - Europe’.
Sutton Park School
We were privileged to launch our Young Learner Summer Centre with host family accommodation at Sutton Park School in Summer 2018 and look forward to running our programme there for many years to come. Sutton Park School is a prestigious private high school with superb teaching and sports facilities and has welcomed international students for more than 20 years.

The school’s facilities include numerous computer labs, arts and crafts room, cookery room, tennis courts, indoor sports hall and extensive all-weather outdoor football/hockey pitches as well as its own cafeteria where students are served hot lunch every day Monday-Friday.
Accommodation and Transport
Accommodation is offered in experienced local host families in a twin/triple room sharing with a student of a different nationality and a similar age.

Apollo offers its own private bus service for students to travel to and from the school each day as well as private transport for all half-day and full-day excursions. Read more about your accommodation here.
It's All included!
15 hours’ tuition
per week
15 hours’ tuition per week:
(1 hour = 60 minutes) Real World English tuition per week in closed group classes of minimum class sizes of 15 students.
Apollo Focus
Apollo Focus
Twin room sharing with breakfast, packed lunch & dinner included every day.
Host Family
Host Family Accommodation:
In single room host family accommodation with breakfast, packed lunch & dinner included every day.
All meals included
All meals included:
Students will be met by a member of our team who will give them information about their programme and our school on their first day.
Superb facilities
Superb facilities:
Students can take a placement test before arrival or in school and at the end of the course all students receive an Apollo certificate.
Activities, visits and trips
Activities, visits and trips:
For all groups with Apollo staff
Private transport
Private transport:
For all groups with Apollo staff
Apollo Course Workbook
Apollo Course Workbook:
Each student will receive their very own course workbook filled with interesting topics & activities to follow during their course.
Parent updates
Parent updates:
Including Apollo student card.
Each student will receive their own course workbook filled with interesting topics & activities to follow during their course and take back home.
Our Prices
Sutton Park School - Host Family Programme
Dates & Prices 2021
Programme dates: 20 June – 15 August 2021 (8 weeks)
Host family package price: €750 per week
Airport transfers: €70 each way to/from Dublin Airport
Minimum duration: 1 week
Arrival/Departure days: Sunday-Sunday
View/download Summer programmes brochure here.
  • Very kind and enthusiastic staff. Apollo Focus was great. We learned and created, good mix! We also learned typical Irish dances during activities and typical Irish sport, challenging and cool!
    Emi, Spain.
  • My host family was perfect and the Apollo staff were perfect. I loved Apollo Focus. I learned a lot of things and had fun. Thank you for this beautiful experience, keep going!
    Franco Eduardo, Italy.
  • Very good book for class. Activities every day are interesting. The host family was very clean, friendly and they were communicative always. Overall a good experience.
    Tim, Belgium.
  • Apollo Focus is amazing. My host family was the best and I loved the Apollo staff! We were never bored, and always doing something fun. I will recommend Apollo to all my friends. I will choose Apollo every time.
    Anna Bov, Russia.
  • Trips and excursions were organised perfectly and I will always remember them. Fantastic morning and evening activities, there’s nothing to improve on. The staff were super, even more than excellent and I can’t wait to return!
    Mar, Belgium.
  • We do so many good activities in class, they’re very enjoyable. I will miss the staff and teachers so much! The food at school is delicious. My host family was awesome I felt so lucky. Apollo Focus was excellent. Don’t change anything, it’s all perfect.
    Clement, France.
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