Eastbourne Summer Centre

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 our Eastbourne summer centre?

  • Located in the UK's 'sunniest town'
  • Comfortable modern classrooms
  • Historic Grade I listed building
  • Quality homestay and residential accommodation
  • Moments from the sea and town centre

Our Eastbourne Summer Centre Our school is a beautiful 18th century mansion with a 25-acre private grounds, that was once a home to kings, queens and even a Prime Minister! It is located approximately fifteen-minutes from the centre of Eastbourne. Here students can enjoy studying at a popular seaside location, in a historic building with modern facilities.

Our Eastbourne Summer Centre offers both homestay and residential  centre and its available programmes are Standard - which includes 15 hours of tuition, one full-day and one half-day excursion per week - and Semi Intensive which adds an extra 3 hours of tuition to the standard programme.  

As well as visiting London, students will be able to experience some of southern England's most popular areas with our excursions; from Portsmouth to Hastings and the Smugglers Cave; students will be able to explore and learn more about Britain. 

Our exciting activity programme will keep students entertained outside of the classroom, and encourages them to make friends.  

  • What's included
  • Centre details
  • Accommodation
  • Location
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What's included in the fee?

A typical 2 week standard package includes:

  • Full-board accommodation – homestay or residential accommodation
  • Placement test
  • General English course (15 hours per week)
  • Afternoon and evening social programme
  • Full-day Excursion to London
  • Full-day Excursion to Portsmouth
  • Half-day excursion to Hertmonceux Castle, Observatory & Science Centre
  • Half-day excursion Hastings, including the Smugglers Cave
  • End of course certificate

 

Centre details

Facilities

  • Twin (LTC) Eastbourne is a traditional English school environment
  • 25 well-lit classrooms
  • Dining hall
  • Common area
  • Wi-Fi
  • Tennis courts
  • Seven-a-side football pitch
  • basketball courtB

Eastbourne College is located just a short walk from the seafront and the town centre, with a number of shops, parks and other local attractions. 

At the beginning and end of summer, our summer school is held at Twin English Centre in Eastbourne which is six-minute walk from Eastbourne College, and next to the town centre and the railway station.

 

Accommodation

Homestay

With our homestay hosts, students will have the opportunity to experience British family culture. With Britain being a diverse and multiethnic society, you may experience more than one culture in a single household. You will have the opportunity to try out the food served by that household and practice your English with the family. Each week, towels and bedding are changed, laundry wash is provided as well as cleaning.

 

Residential

 Located on the top floor of the school building, this accommodation option allows students to make friends and sleep in the same building where Her Royal Highness, Queen Elizabeth II once stayed at. Most bedrooms have four or five beds, but we also have two very large rooms that have up to 12 beds. The bathroom facilities are shared. Students will also have access to washing facilities and bathrooms on a daily basis. Fresh linen will be provided, but please bring your own towel.

Location map

Nearest cities:
Hastings - 30 mins
Brighton - 40 mins
Portsmouth - 2 hours
London - 1 hour 30 mins

Nearest airports:
Heathrow - 1hr 45mins
Gatwick - 1hr 10mins
Stansted - 2hr 20mins


We have an engaging programme of both daytime and evening activities with the aim of entertaining students outside of class time. There will also be one half-day excursion per week to various locations such as Hastings and Seven Sisters Country Park. These excursions enable students to explore a wider reach of the UK and experience British culture on a greater scale. We encourage students to practise their English by talking to the new friends they have made on the programme as well as staff and people they meet on their travels. 

Sample Programmes (Semi-Intensive)

Residential

  Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
Week 1
09:00 - 12:30 Arrival / meet & greet English lessons English lessons English lessons English lessons English lessons Day trip to London
12:30 Lunch at Eastbourne School
13:45 – 15:30 Orientation tour of Eastbourne English lessons Trip to Brighton and the Royal Pavilion Laser Quest or Bowling English lessons
15:30 - 18:00 Activities with Social Team Activities with Social Team Supervised shopping
18:00 Dinner Dinner at Eastbourne School Dinner
19:00 - 22:00 Free evening Welcome activities Movie night Arts and Crafts Activities with Social Team Special Theme night Free evening
Week 2
09:00 - 12:30 Supervised Shopping/Arts and crafts  English lessons  English lessons  English lessons  English lessons  English lessons Day trip to Chichester and Arundel Castle    
12:30 Lunch at Eastbourne School
13:45 – 15:30   Arts and Craft/ Activities with Social Team  English lessons   Trip to Herstmonceux Castle & Observatory Science Centre  Laser Quest or Bowling  English lessons
15:30 - 18:00  Roller skating  Activities with Social Team  Golf/Supervised shopping
18:00 Dinner Dinner at Eastbourne School Dinner
19:00 - 22:00    Games night  Movie night  Arts and Crafts  Disco Special Theme night   Free evening
 
 

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Ages: 10-17

Dates: 14/06 - 23/08

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