Summer School for Younger Students (10-17 years old)

Our summer school is the perfect opportunity to learn English and make friends from all over the world.

This year we have two summer school courses available:
1. Standard Summer School (10-17 years old)
2. Semi-Intensive Summer School (14-17 years old)

Our Standard Summer School course provides 20 English lessons for 15 hours per week.

Our Semi-Intensive Summer School provides 24 English lessons for 18 hours per week.

Course Objectives
Levels and Progress

You will take a test on the first day to place you in the correct level. Your teacher will give you a report and certificate at the end of your course.

Your daily timetable will be as follows:

Standard Summer School Timetable

Semi-Intensive Summer School Timetable

Our Location

LTC Eastbourne is in an 18th century mansion, once home to the Duke of Devonshire, near the centre of Eastbourne, one of the most beautiful towns on the south coast of England. Did you know, Eastbourne is one of the sunniest places in the UK?

You will enjoy spending time inside the historic school building and our 10-hectare private garden.


We have dormitory-style residential accommodation above the school for students ages 10-16.

If you are age 13+ you can choose shared homestay accommodation with a local homestay provider. We usually recommend homestay for 17 year-olds.

All homestay providers hosting under 18’s undergo a police check.

Please note that for legal reasons, we cannot offer residential accommodation or homestay in one house for more than 28 days. If you stay longer than 28 days, you must change your accommodation.

Social Programme

You will have a full programme of afternoon and evening activities, plus a half-day excursion every Wednesday and a full-day excursion every Saturday. Students studying the Semi-Intensive Summer School programme will miss social activities between 1.45pm and 3.30pm on Tuesday and Friday, but will otherwise use the same social programme as the Standard Summer School course.

Download the Summer School social programme HERE.

Care of Young Students

We have staff who are trained to look after you if you come to LTC Eastbourne without an adult. They will get to know you individually and will be there to help you if you have a problem or a question.

We aim to provide the highest level of care

View details of the level of care we give to students under 18

  • Appointed Safeguarding Lead
  • All members of staff undergo a police check
  • All homestay providers hosting under 18’s undergo a police check
  • Staff are trained in the safeguarding of under 18’s
  • Designated staff responsible for student well-being
  • Trained staff in first aid
  • Friendly and approachable staff
  • Quality student support in accordance with best practice and British Council guidelines


Fact File

  • Minimum Age 10 (Standard Summer School) or 14 (Semi-Intensive Summer School)

  • Maximum Age 17

  • Maximum Class size 16 students

  • Taught Lessons Per Week 20 lessons / 15 hours

  • Course Length 1-10 weeks

  • Course Start Date 10 June 2018

  • Course Finish Date 19 August 2018

  • Non-teaching days 2018 (Public holidays) No classes on 1 January, 30 March, 2 April, 7 May, 28 May, 27 August. We will also close on 21 December and re-open on Monday 7 January 2019.

  • Levels Beginner (Strong A1) to Advanced (C1)

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