Brighton

Brighton College

Welcome to Brighton College

Brighton College was selected to England’s Independent School of the Year 2019 by Sunday Times. The stunning Harry Potter style school is in the heart of Brighton with excellent facilities. Students have the option to stay in residence (single room with en-suite) or in friendly host families where they get to practise both their English and learn about British culture.

Key Facts
Location: Brighton College
Dates: 28 Jun - 9 Aug
Accommodation: Single en-suites  in nearby residence or homestay
Sample Excursions: London, Canterbury and Windsor Castle

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Homestay Accommodation

Our friendly homestay families live within a 45-minute bus journey from Brighton College. Students travel independently from homestay using local traffic, always in pairs.

Students are housed in pairs in twin rooms and share the bathroom with the homestay. Bed linen is provided and changed weekly, but students need to bring their own towel/ Bedrooms and bathrooms are cleaned weekly by the homestay provider.

Students receive half-board in the homestay and eat lunch in Brighton College dining hall. A packed lunch is provided by the homestay on the weekends.

Residence Accommodation

Our residence is based at Bellerbys College, Voyager House residence, a 2-minute walk from Brighton train station and a 30-minute walk /bus ride to Brighton College. 

· Students stay in single en-suite rooms arranged in flats of 4-8

· All rooms are furnished with a wardrobe, desk and chair

· Rooms are cleaned weekly

· Bed linen is included and changed every week.

· Communal space in each flat

· Laundry is available in the residence area.

· Meals are served in Voyager House canteen. Weekday lunches are served in the dining hall at Brighton College and packed lunches are provided at weekends

· Wi-fi throughout 

Activities and Excursions

On-site activities are scheduled on weekdays in between lessons, with some half-day trips and full-day excursion at the weekends. All activities are designed to continue learning in a fun and enjoyable way, encouraging students to develop life skills and make new friends through sport, activities and socially interactive games.

Activities
Sports: With a choice of football, mini Olympics, rounders, table tennis, volleyball and basketball.

Daytime activities: for example scavenger hunts, drama workshops and photo quiz

Evening: Activities such as karaoke, a talent show, and team games.

Half-Day Trips
Our students get to explore exciting places such as Arundel Castle, the Seven Sisters, the historic town of Lewes as well as local visits to Brighton with the Sea Life Centre.

Full-Day Excursions
London: visit this exciting capital city and take a walking tour of central London, Westminster and visit the National Gallery.

Canterbury: Visit this UNESCO World Heritage city, one of the most visited in the UK. Admire the medieval buildings and enjoy the gothic architecture of Canterbury Cathedral.

Windsor Castle: students get to explore the charming, historic market town of Windsor and visit Windsor Castle, home to the Queen of England

English Programme

· Lessons are taught by qualified English teachers

· 20 x 45-minute lessons per week, morning or afternoon

· Placement test on day 1 to ensure students are in a class of the appropriate level

· Maximum of 15 students per class

· Many classrooms have interactive whiteboards

· Course material is included

· Curriculum with an emphasis on communication skills

· Wi-fi throughout 

Centre Facilities

Classrooms: Modern, equipped classrooms, many with interactive whiteboards.

Sports Facilities: Games and activities are held in local parks and on the beach

Meals: Lunches are served in the Brighton College dining hall on all weekdays. students get packed lunches at the weekends. Students staying in homestays eat breakfast and lunch in their families and students staying at Voyages House eat breakfast and lunch in the residence canteen

Common Room: Shared lounge area in each flat at the residence. Plenty of outside space at Brighton College.

Wi-Fi: Wi-Fi is available in both residence and homestay

Travel times to nearest airports

(LGW) London Gatwick Airport 30 mins
(LHR) London Heathrow Airport 1 hr 15 mins
(STN) Stansted Airport 2 hrs
(LTN) Luton Airport 2 hrs

 

Travel times to nearest train station

St Pancras International (Eurostar) 2 hrs 30 mins

 

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