Mini Stay Manchester

The Choices International Mini-Stay Programme is offered all year round and caters for groups of young learners who wish to participate in a tailor-made programme of lessons and activities.

Our tailor-made English course will develop students’ language skills and increase their confidence, whilst our fully supervised, high-quality social programme mixes cultural visits with fun activities to encourage language development.


  • 10 or 15 hours English language tuition per week.
  • Accommodation: residential (subject to availability) or homestay
  • Bus ticket.
  • An exciting social activities programme.
  • A dedicated Choices International activity coordinator to oversee and organise the programme.
  • 1 full-day excursion per week.
  • Books and materials.
  • Course completion certificate.
  • Free WI-FI access & self-study facilities.


Host families: All host families are carefully selected and visited by our accommodation officer. This is an excellent opportunity for students to develop their language skills in a total immersion environment. This is one of the best ways in which students can learn about the British lifestyle and culture.

Residence: Our student residence provides a unique environment for students in Manchester. All our residence allows our students to socialise and practise their English in a friendly and dynamic atmosphere.

Hotel: Hotel accommodation can be arranged on a full or half-board basis.

Social activity programme

On a daily basis, excursions are organised within Manchester to ensure that students are able to see all areas of British cultural life and historic locations.

Typical activities include:

  • City Centre guided tour
  • The Science Museum
  • The Old Trafford Museum visit
  • One-day trip to Liverpool
  • The People´s History Museum
  • The National Football Museum
  • Chester visit & shopping trip
  • Tatton Park excursion.

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Choices International ANNOUNCEMENT
Choice international, in exclusive partnership with West Ham United Foundation, is pleased to announce the formal opening of The International Academy of Football. West Ham United FC is one of the leading and most famous teams within the English Premier League and is widely-regarded   'The Academy of football' due to its proud history of developing world-class players within its Player Development Programme.  Among the many illustrious names to have emerged from the Academy are England World Cup-winning captain Bobby Moore, Frank Lampard, Rio Ferdinand, current England international Declan Rice and club captain Mark Noble. The new International Academy of Football Programme presents international student-athletes with the opportunity to experience world-class training and match-play under the direction of the West Ham United Foundation coaching team. Importantly, The Academy programme provides the opportunity for student-athletes to measure themselves against the best, be seen by leading scouts, and at the same time, complete a first-class education. Our team provides support and guidance to help student-athletes maximise their success on the field; whilst providing opportunities for trying out for US Sports Scholarships and gaining professional coaching, scouting and referee qualifications. The programme incorporates a solid educational foundation and offers participants a range of qualifications; including university pathway programmes, Higher National Diplomas, A levels and BTEC Sports Management diplomas.  In addition, students may study SAT, TOEFL, IELTS or intensive English courses. The programme opens up a wide range of career opportunities; whether as a professional player or by pursuing an academic and/or Management role. Participants can choose to pursue ambitions as a professional player, coach, progress to a US university with a sports scholarship or receive a sports degree in England. This is an elite programme designed for student-athletes with the ambition and talent to succeed. For more information please contact us!