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London Docklands Summer Centre

A summer centre located on the Thames and a perfect place to explore the city from

 Why choose our Docklands summer centre?

  • Centrally located in London
  • Just 30 minutes from Brick Lane and Shoreditch
  • Situated close to the world famous O2 arena
  • Riverfront location, formerly part of the Port of London
  • Discover London's historic locations through interesting walking tours
  • Alternative days tuition and sightseeing 


The Discover London programme offers the perfect combination of our engaging tuition programme and exciting walking tours.This programme is perfect for students who want to see all the iconic sights of London. Students will be able to make the most of their stay in the UK.

Students will alternate their days between English tuiton and sightseeing, with lessons following the same syllabus as our Standard Programme.This is a great opportunity for students to practise using their skills they have developed in lessons when they are out enjoying the sights. 

*Price refers to Bronze package. For all other package prices and additions please refer to the 2024 rate card, available here.
18 year olds will only be accepted as part of group and will study with those 16+


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

This centre has Bronze, Silver, Gold, and Platinum packages. The Bronze package price starts from £1009 p/w

Full details of each package level can be found here


Centre details


  • Outdoor area
  • Wi-Fi
  • Cafeteria

Our Docklands English Summer School is located in the University of East London Docklands campus. The Cyprus station of the Docklands Light Railway is on campus providing easy access to locations across the city. There are also a number of London buses serving this area. 

The local area is known for open green spaces and large parks. Getting to London Bridge takes only 36 minutes.

Our English summer school offers a fantastic learning environment, modern facilities and well-equipped, spacious classrooms.

Students will have access to some of the University’s great facilities, such as a the beautiful outdoor area which is perfect for relaxing and socialising with friends. 


Each student staying in the Docklands summer centre will enjoy comfortable and private accommodation with a single en-suite room. There is 24-hour internet access and, at additional cost, self-service laundry facilities are on-site. Students will have access to an indoor communal space where they can study and socialise with their new friends as well as a larger outdoor space. Towels will not be provided at this centre, so students will need to bring their own.

Speciality meal options (halal, vegan, vegetarian, lactose free) are available. 

Students should remember to bring an adaptor (Europe to UK/Ireland) for all their electronic/charging needs.

Location map

Nearest cities:
Brighton – 1 hour 
Oxford - 1 hour 30 mins
Cambridge – 2 hours 

Nearest airports:
London Gatwick - 1 hour 15 mins
London Heathrow - 1 hour 30 mins
London Stansted - 40 mins



Our Docklands Centre, alongside London Kingston, is home to our Discover London Programme.

Our programme consists of exciting walking tours to discover the capital, tuition and engaging activities. It also includes excursions to some of the country’s most popular and recognisable attractions such as Tate Modern and the British Museum.                                                                         

Those completing a typical two week programme with us will be able to spend one full day in Cambridge, a beautiful city in the countryside known for the top education its University provides. They will also spend one full day in Brighton, a very vibrant and modern seaside city. The programme  includes four full-day and two half-day walking tours. Students will arrive on Sunday and their first day (Monday) will be either lessons or a walking tour, as the schedule alternates each week. 

Sample Programme

Day Day 1 Day 2 Day 3 Day 4 Day 5 Day 6 Day 7
  Wednesday  Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday Monday Tuesday
07:30-09:30 Arrivals Breakfast

Full-day excursion



Full-day excursion

Full-day excursion


Full-day excursion

10:30-11:00 Break Break
11:00-12:30 Lessons Lessons
12:30-14:00 Lunch Lunch
14:00-15:00 Lessons Lessons
15:00-15:30 Break Break
15:30-17:30 Lessons Lessons
17:30-18:00 Relax and Refresh
18:00-20:00 Dinner
20:00-22:00 Evening Activity
22:00-23:00 Get ready for bed

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£1009*  ⁄ wk

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Ages: 11-18*

Dates: 03/07-29/07

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