Eastbourne College
& Twin School

A beautiful school in the centre of Eastbourne, just a short walk from the seafront.

Eastbourne, International Summer School

Courses available at this centre:

Why choose this centre?

  • Accommodation provided with a homestay host
  • A beautiful, sunny seaside resort, with award-winning beaches
  • 30 minutes from Brighton and Hastings, and 90 minutes from London
  • Eastbourne has an excellent range of sports facilities
  • Exciting local attractions

With an award-winning coastline, fantastic sports British Council Accredited Summer Schoolfacilities and plenty of exciting excursion destinations within easy-reach, the sunny seaside resort of Eastbourne on the South Coast of England gives students the chance to have a wonderful summer holiday at an international summer school.

At our British Council accredited summer school in Eastbourne students enjoy a full and varied experience of life in the UK, and are never short of things to do. They will be able to spend their summer visiting the beach, the lively local marina and beautiful parks and gardens, as well as Britain’s highest chalk sea cliff, Beachy Head and South Downs National Park, an area of outstanding natural beauty.

Eastbourne certainly has plenty to offer students who are visiting. Other major attractions include the Aegon International Tennis Championships, Eastbourne Extreme Sports display, Eastbourne Festival in July and Airborne, the Eastbourne International Airshow, and the world’s biggest free seaside airshow.

  • What's included
  • Centre details
  • Accommodation
  • Location
  • Programme
  • Gallery
  • Fees

What's included in the fee?

A typical 2 week standard package includes:

  • Full board accommodation - Homestay
  • General English course (15 hours a week)
  • Twin Activity Programme
  • Full day excursion to London
  • Full day excursion to Brighton
  • Half day excursion to Hastings
  • Half day excursion to Herstmonceux Castle and Science Centre
  • End of course certificate

Centre details


  • Excellent location
  • Student garden
  • Outdoor sports

Twin’s international summer school is based on Eastbourne College’s campus, in the heart of the town. The centre is ideally located, a short walk to the seafront, the town centre, shops, parks, and other local attractions. The grounds and college buildings are stunning, and offer Twin students great facilities.

Twin also has an English school in Eastbourne, where English courses take place throughout the year. At the beginning and end of summer, some of the summer school English classes may take place in this centre. This school is just a few minutes’ walk from Eastbourne’s town centre and railway station, and is located in a peaceful residential area opposite a park.


During their time at our international summer school, students stay with trusted, local homestay hosts. This is ideal for students who want to experience day-to-day life in a household environment. All of Twin’s hosts are experienced in welcoming students, and know how to ensure they are comfortable and feel at home.


Location map

Nearest cities:
Hastings - 40 mins
Brighton - 50 mins
Portsmouth - 1 hour 40 mins
London - 1 hour 40 mins
Nearest airports:
London Gatwick - 1 hour
London Heathrow - 1 hour 40 mins
London Stansted - 2 hours 10 mins
London Luton - 2 hours 10 mins


While on their course, students will also have plenty of time to make friends on our exciting programme of daytime and evening activities that fit around class times and ensure students are always busy and entertained. There will also be one half day excursion per week to various locations such as Hastings, Lewes, Herstmonceux Observatory and Science Centre or Seven Sisters Country Park. Students are always encouraged to practise using English by chatting with the new friends that they have met on the programme. 

Sample Programme

Week 1

Day Morning Afternoon Evening
Sunday Arrivals and Meet & Greet Free time with homestay
Monday Testing/English lessons Tour of Eastbourne Free time with homestay
Tuesday English lessons Sports activities Games at the school
Wednesday English lessons Half day excursion to Herstmonceux Castle and Science Centre Free time with homestay
Thursday English lessons Bowling Disco
Friday English lessons Walk to Beachy Head Free time with homestay
Saturday Full day excursion to Brighton including entrance to the Royal Pavilion Free time with homestay

Week 2

Day Morning Afternoon Evening
Sunday Free time with homestay or optional excursion Free time with homestay
Monday English lessons Sports activities Free time with homestay
Tuesday English lessons Treasure hunt on the beach Quiz night
Wednesday English lessons Half day in Hastings including entrance to the Smugglers Cave Free time with homestay
Thursday English lessons Craft Workshop Disco
Friday English lessons Final day ceremony and souvenir shopping Free time with homestay
Saturday Full day excursion to London including entrance to the London Eye Free time with homestay

UK (all prices in GBP per person)

Standard Summer Programme Eastbourne £663 /wk
Airport Transfer Supplement - Unaccompanied Minor Service £50
Extra Night £40

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Ages: 12 - 17

Dates: 04/06 - 27/08

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