English summer school in Ardingly

From 1480.- USD
approx 1297.- EUR
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The school

Levels
Beginner to Advanced
School size
L
Accommodations
Residence
Options available
Tennis, watersports
Camp start dates
01.07 / 08.07 / 15.07 / 22.07 / 29.07 / 05.08.2019

The students

Ages
8-17 years
ratings
90 authentic opinions

Our partner school welcomes students from ages 8-17 of all levels of English for an unforgettable experience! The college has an excellent academic reputation plus first-class learning and sports facilities. Situated on 250 acres of beautiful rolling countryside and surrounded by farms and woodlands, the college enjoys all the benefits of space and the outdoor lifestyle, while still having easy access to Brighton, Royal Tunbridge Wells and London. The welcoming and friendly atmosphere ensures that all students will have an amazing time!

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Eurostar Info
Transfers available from St Pancras station. Please note that students under 12 years are not allowed to travel alone.

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Included in the price

  • General English course
  • Number of students per class: max. (15)
  • Course material
  • Visitor's tax
  • Student card and city map
  • Accommodation in residence with full board
  • Activities and excursions programme
  • Supervision by English-speaking group leaders
  • Course guide and certificate

Standard English course

Beginner to Advanced, 1 - 6 week(s)
1 week(s) - From USD 1480.-
(about EUR 1299.-)
Lessons
15 of 60 minutes
Course duration
1 - 6 week(s)
Levels
Beginner to Advanced
Students/class
max. 15
Minimum age
8 years
Schedule
09:00-12:30

Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.
On the first day of classes, students sit a placement test designed to assess their knowledge of English and are then placed into a class with a maximum of 15 participants of the same level. Mornings are dedicated to English classes. This course includes 15 hours of General English a week, during which students concentrate on the four main skills: speaking, listening, reading and writing. The goal is to improve young learners' confidence as quickly as possible.The intensive option includes 4 extra afternoons of lessons. Courses are fun, motivating and based on modern teaching methods which are adapted to the needs of young participants. At the end of their stay, students receive a certificate attesting the level of English they have reached.
Course info
week(s)
1
1480
2
2960
3
4440
4
5920
Extra week (4+)
1480
All prices are in USD.   USD 1 ≈ EUR 0.92   (Not-binding exchange rate)
Starting dates 1 wk
01.07 / 08.07 / 15.07 / 22.07 / 29.07 / 05.08.2019
Starting dates 2 wk
01.07 / 08.07 / 15.07 / 22.07 / 29.07.2019
Starting dates 3 wk
01.07 / 08.07 / 15.07 / 22.07.2019
Starting dates 4 wk
01.07 / 08.07 / 15.07.2019
Starting dates 5 wk
01.07 / 08.07.2019
Starting dates 6 wk
01.07.2019

Arrival day: Sunday
Departure day: Sunday
Except for the last week of the camp, departure on Saturday 10th August.

Options/Extras

Intensive course (8 lessons/wk.) 130 USD
PLUS Tennis (3 afternoons/week) 180 USD
PLUS Watersports (3 afternoons/week) 180 USD
Residence deposit (to be paid on site) 30 GBP
Airport pick-up and drop-off (London Gatwick, arrival between 6 a.m. and 9 p.m., departure between 9 a.m and 12 p.m. ) 220 USD
Airport pick-up and drop-off (London Heathrow, arrival between 6 a.m. and 9 p.m., departure between 9.30 a.m and 0.30 a.m. ) 370 USD
Airport pick-up and drop-off (Stansted/Luton, arrival between 6 a.m. and 9 p.m., departure between 10 a.m. and 1 a.m.) 490 USD
Train station pick-up (return) (St Pancras Eurostar, arrival between 6 a.m. and 9 p.m., departure between 10 a.m. and 1 a.m. ) 450 USD
Transfer supplement (outside of schedule, return) 80 USD
UM (Unaccompanied-Minor) service 100 USD
Return flight booking (prices on request, depending on availability)

Other accommodation options

Course info

100% authentic opinions

These students attended a course in this school through ESL – Language studies abroad and their evaluation has been checked. Students' opinions don't necessarily correspond to those of ESL – Language studies abroad, but reflect the individual experience of those participants. This is meant to provide you with further information about this school.

4.1/5
Overall rating

100% of students recommending this school

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90 students gave their opinion about this school

13 years old - Italy
/ 5
2 weeks, July 2018
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12 years old - Italy
/ 5
2 weeks, July 2018
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9 years old - France
/ 5
Un séjour linguistique réussi qui a ravi les enfants.Une équipe dynamique et performante.Alternance des sorties (visites, sports nautiques) était bien équilibréeMerci à l’équipe présente en France, qui a été très réactive Je recommande ESL Un peu cher l’option sport nautique pour deux après-midiSortie à Cheesester moyen selon eux
2 weeks, July 2018
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Do you think you've made progress?
« Oui surtout dans l’expression orale »
School highlights
« La capacité d’adaptation et le professionnalisme »
14 years old - Sweden
/ 5
Första veckan bodde Maja i ett extremt litet rum tillsammans med två andra studenter. Gick knappt att packa upp väskan. Rummet kändes inte som ett vanligt korridorrum, utan ett extrarum där de satt in tre sängar.Andra veckan var rummet bra - som bilderna! så genomsnittet är väl en trea. Andra gången vi har barn som åker via er - lika nöjda nu som då!
2 weeks, July – August 2018
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Do you think you've made progress?
« Maja har vågat prata mer! »
School highlights
« Internationellt! Bra ledare! Bra aktiviteter! Perfekt för en 14-åring. »
15 years old - France
/ 5
Tous les trips furent très bien gérés.
2 weeks, July – August 2018
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Do you think you've made progress?
« Oui, je pense savoir bien mieux m'exprimer et je comprend mieux le language. »
School highlights
« Le personnel, les classes, les activités et les excursions. »
Top tips
« Les excursions et les activités. »
14 years old - Switzerland
/ 5
2 weeks, July – August 2018
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17 years old - France
/ 5
2 weeks, July – August 2018
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« Je pense avoir fait des progrès dans la mesure où il faut en permanence parler anglais »
School highlights
« La piscine »
9 years old - Germany
/ 5
Unsere Tochter wollte laenger bleiben und möchte naechstes Jahr wieder kommen.
1 week, July – August 2018
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13 years old - Spain
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2 weeks, July 2018
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10 years old - Spain
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2 weeks, July 2018
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Testimonials

Perrine Leroy
Perrine Leroy
Ardingly
Duration: 2 weeks

I hugely enjoyed my stay, the atmosphere was relaxed and the school staff was very friendly, so the conditions were perfect to practise English. The school reminds me of Harry Potter’s house! I think I improved my skills in English, and in tennis too, thanks to the option offered by the school.

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Christina and Julia Saluz
Christina and Julia Saluz
Ardingly
Duration: 2 Weeks

The Ardingly School offers many possibilities, for example: tennis, water sports, dancing, etc. The activity hours are varied and fun! The English food on offer is different to Swiss food, but just as delicious! What’s more, there’s something different every day. The English teaching is playful. You learn a lot that way and there is no homework. You also have fun. During the excursions and shopping trips we always make new friends from different countries. In the games room / living room we play table football or table tennis with other kids. The room is clean and cosy, so we soon felt at home. Therefore, we can only recommend the college!

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Justine Girard
Justine Girard
Ardingly
Duration: 2 Weeks

My stay was a very good experience. It had an excellent ambience and I made many new friends. The school staff were very nice and the English are very friendly people. They make you want to learn more of the English language. The excursions were great! The school was really beautiful. I think this stay has really helped me to express myself better and to speak English with more confidence.

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Residence
Our partner school in Ardingly features a student residence on the same grounds as the school. Students will be accommodated mainly in comfortable single or twin bedrooms with in-room sinks but sometimes in triple, quadruple or larger dorm-style rooms. Bathrooms are shared. When you want to relax after classes and hang out with your friends, you can use the large common rooms with TVs and DVD-players. School staff lives on-site is present on a 24-hour basis.

All residential programmes include afternoon and evening activities and two excursions per week to ensure students enjoy their time inside and outside the classroom. The school has excellent sports facilities, which help fill the activity programme in summer. Students will have the choice between football, basketball, volleyball or swimming, In addition to sports, numerous group activities are proposed on the school grounds, including creative workshops, disco, cinema or even BBQ evenings… Spend time with your new friends and speaking English in a relaxed way outside of class! An essential part of the learning experience is the excursion programme. The programme includes cultural visits to world-renowned cities such as London, Oxford or Brighton.

Sample weekly programme
  Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Morning Arrival and welcome Classes Classes Classes Classes Classes Excursion to London Activities on campus or optional excursion
Afternoon Sports tournament Swimming Excursion to Brighton Arts and drama Sports or talent show rehearsal
Evening Welcome party Disco Games Karaoke Quiz night International evening Fashion Show

PLUS courses:
Tennis:
3 x 2 hours (3 afternoons per week)

Watersports:
3 x 2 hours (3 afternoons per week)

Please note: it is not possible to combine a sporting option with an intensive course in the same week.

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