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Chatham Key Facts


Classes run 25 June - 6 August


Ages Accepted


minutes to incredible shops

About Embassy Summer Chatham...

Chatham is a small maritime town in the beautiful county of Kent, close to the river Medway and its historic naval dockyards. 

This centre is located on the ivy-clad Medway campus of the University of  Greenwich with single en-suite rooms, excellent sports facilities and modern classrooms.

Within easy reach of Charles Dickens’s historic home town of Rochester and Leeds Castle, one of Henry VIII’s palaces, students will experience a real taste of England’s rich heritage and history.





Chatham Details

  • Classrooms: modern and well-equipped with audio-visual facilities
  • Sports facilities: all-weather pitch , although games and sports usually take place in local parks.
  • Dining Hall: self-service buffet in "The Edge", on-site retaurant
  • Common room: enjoy evening events in the Student Common Room.
  • WiFi: available in the accommodation area
  • Single en-suite rooms across 5 different residence buildings
  • Flats of 6 or 7 rooms
  • Rooms have a fridge, large wardrobe and mirror, desk and chair
  • Rooms cleaned weekly
  • Linen changed weekly
  • Separate building with laundry facilities
  • Meals served in 2 modern canteens on campus with comfortable seating areas to relax after meals
  • Wi-fi throughout
Airport or Station Transfer time
London City (LCY) 15 minutes
St Pancras International (Eurostar) 30 minutes
London Heathrow (LHR) 50 minutes
Stansted Airport (STN) 1 hour
London Gatwick (LGW) 1 hour 15 minutes
Luton Airport (LTN) 1 hour 40 minutes

Chatham Programmes

Summer is all about FUN! In addition to excellent English language courses, our staff gets creative with amazing activities and excursions for your young learners!

  • Planned every afternoon and evening, with full-day trips at the weekend
  • Local trips to places of interest
  • Sports activities as well as social interactive games some afternoons
  • Full-day excursions to cities and towns of cultural or historic importance
  • Evening activities designed to continue learning in a fun and enjoyable way while making new friends

Local trips: Rochester, Whistable and Greenwich

Full-day excursions: Cambridge, Oxford, Brighton and Canterbury

  • Taught by qualified English teachers
  • 20 x 45 lessons per week each morning
  • Placement test on day 1 to ensure students are in their appropriate level
  • Maximum 15 students per class
  • Spacious classrooms with projectors and teacher internet access to use online resources
  • Curriculum with emphasis on communication skills
  • Materials included
  • Trinity exam preparation available