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Roedean Junior English Course

Embassy Summer at Roedean, Brighton

Learn English at this stunning and prestigious boarding school, which was originally founded in 1885 and is one of the most well-known independent boarding schools in the UK. Students on this junior English course learn in a school surrounded by 40 acres of playing fields with brilliant sports facilities, a large indoor sports hall, a dance studio, an indoor swimming pool, and spectacular sea views.

Key Facts
Location: Roedean
Dates: 4 July - 15 August
Residence: 9 - 17
Homestay: 13- 17
Residence: Single rooms for girls, twin and multi-bed dorms for boys
Homestay: Twin room
Sample Excursions: London, Brighton and Arundel Castle

Residence and Homestay

Room Type Single (for girls), twins and multi-bed dorms (for boys) Twin room
Bathroom ratio 1:5 students Sharing with family
Room set up Traditional UK college dormitory rooms Different set up depending on the family house
What's in a room Bed, wardrobe, drawers, desk, chair Bed, desk, wardrobe
Common room Yes
Cleaning Weekly
Linen cleaning Changed weekly
Towels Students bring their own towels Provided
Laundry Available on campus / homestay
Meals Served in on-site dining hall, packed lunch at weekends Breakfast and dinner with family, lunch at school, packed lunch on weekends.
Wi-Fi Yes
Distance to school On campus Maximum 45 minutes by bus

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.

Sports: With a choice of football, frisbee, rounders, table tennis and more.

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

Full-Day Excursions
London: Full-day trip to London with Westminster Walking Tour and National Gallery Visit

English Programme

✓ Lessons are taught by friendly 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 on campus.

Meals: Lunches are served on the campus in the large dining hall on all weekdays. A range of healthy local food and international cuisine is available, with three meals served per day. Additional snacks and drinks are also available twice per day during break time. On full-day excursions, packed lunches will be provided. Students get packed lunches at the weekends.

Students staying in homestays eat breakfast and dinner with their hosts and lunch at school. 

Common Room: The common rooms have flatscreen TVs, comfy sofas and games.

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

Travel times to nearest airports

(LGW) London Gatwick Airport 47 mins
(LHR) London Heathrow Airport 1 hr 24 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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