Little Gents (boys, ages 8-11)



About the Course

Boys, ages 8-11

Our Little Gents course focuses on social skills, etiquette and building confidence. We also cover emotional and physical wellbeing.

.This course runs across five sessions (each session runs for two and a half hours and includes a full hot dinner). Session 1: Table Manners

Topics include: place settings, napkins and handling silverware, showing appreciation, difficult-to-eat foods and menus for fussy eaters, how to sit at the table, mingling and conversation, knowing when to begin, passing and offering food, what to do when we are finished with our meal

Session 2: Wardrobe and Personal Care

Topics include: dressing for different occasions, wash bags (travelling and preparing for school trips), the importance of sleep, personal hygiene, how to care for your clothes, colours


Session 3: Fitness and Nutrition​

Topics include: making healthy choices, maintaining balance, the importance of fresh air and spending time outside, how much exercise should we be getting?, fun ways to exercise


Session 4: Verbal and Written Etiquette

Topics include: meeting and greeting, formal and informal introductions (of yourself and others), small talk, telephone etiquette, social media etiquette, thank you letters, writing and responding to invitations, online video etiquette

Session 5: Emotional Wellbeing​

Topics include: being assertive and respectful, handling peer pressure, coping with bullies, managing exam stress and heavy workloads, coping with social anxiety


Our course ends with an Afternoon Tea graduation ceremony. All graduates are presented with a completion certificate.


Ascot, Berkshire

Sundays, 11 Sep - 9 October 2022

15:00 - 17:30 (including dinner)

West End, London

Sundays, 8 Jan - 5 Feb 2023

15:00 - 17:30 (including dinner)

Weybridge, Surrey

Sundays, 23 Apr - 21 May 2023

15:00 - 17:30 (including dinner)

Watford, Hertfordshire

Half Term Course

Monday 29 May - Friday 2 June 2023

15:00 - 17:30 (including dinner)