The European Student Convention (ESC) is an amazing, once-a-year opportunity for students who use the ACE curriculum.

More than anything, it is a place for ACE students to belong.

Students compete against each other in a number of events including:

  • Art & Photography
  • Drama & Music
  • Sport & Athletics
  • Academics & Bible Memory

This convention is for young people 12 years of age and older.

ESC is held at Kingham Hill School in Oxfordshire, a state of the art facility where young people have the opportunity of a lifetime to develop their gifts & talents, all to God’s glory!

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To get involved with TEACH Team Events, see below!

Team & Group Events

For TEACH families, ESC is a must.

When home educating, it can be easy to feel isolated.

ESC will blow that feeling out the water.

In addition to competing in their own, individual events. TEACH families from around the world come together to enter sports teams & music groups.

To help prepare for these events, a dedicated team of TEACH organisers arrange three practices before ESC. With the help of this team, students practise music in the morning, and sport in the afternoon, giving parents a chance to meet and catch up!

This year, TEACH practices for ESC are on the following dates:

  • Saturday, 6th April 2019
  • Saturday, 11th May 2019

Location: Shrivenham, Oxfordshire

If you would like to be involved in any of the groups, please email the relevant organiser!

TEACH ESC Organisers

Event Organiser Contact
Vocal Ensemble Becky Penberthy-Smith
Instrumental Ensemble Beverley England
Netball Becky Field
Volleyball Becky Field
Football Male Steve McLean
Football Female Steve McLean
Basketball Steve McLean
Athletic Relays Steve McLean
Swimming Relays Sandra Dymond
Bible Bowl Sandra Dymond
PACE Bowl Sandra Dymond


Below is a video of the TEACH vocal ensemble performance at ESC 2017, for which they were awarded both first place and a command performance at the evening rally. More videos of TEACH performances are available here.