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Embassy Brighton College Day Programme

Brighton College Day Programme

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 located close to Brighton Station or in friendly host families where they get to practise both their English and learn about British culture.

Quick Facts

Location: Brighton College

Dates available: 28 Jun - 9 Aug

Ages: 13 – 17

Accommodation: Not included

Emergency Number: +44 7771 845978

Living

  • This programme does NOT include accommodation. We recommend that parents book accommodation within easy reach of Brighton College

Food Options

Breakfast

Not included

Lunch

Three courses, 2 main course options including a vegetarian option

Students have lunch in the dining hall at Brighton College.

Evening Meal

Not included 

 

 

Snacks

There are several shops nearby to purchase snacks, drinks and confectionary

Facilities

  • Common room and communal outdoor space at Voyager House and at Brighton College
  • Sports and outdoor activities take part in nearby parks and on the beach
  • 24-hour security at Voyager House

Learning

  • Lessons are taught by professional and 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 15 students per class
  • Students will be placed in an international class with students of different nationalities
  • Curriculum with emphasis on communication skills
  • Materials included as well as an end of course report and certificate

Programme Information

Arrival

Students will be welcomed at Brighton College by one of our staff and will start the day with a placement test or an activity. 

Welcome

On the first day there will be a welcome activity which is designed to ensure students have the opportunity to meet staff and other students and get to know more about the centre, its facilities and useful information which will help them during their stay.

Activities

Activities are organised on days when there are no trips and during the evenings, these activities take place either on-site or near the centre.

These may include:

  • Sports such as football, mini Olympics, rounders, table tennis, volleyball and basketball
  • Daytime activities such as scavenger hunts and drama workshops

Getting to and From School Activities

Students will travel to Brighton College on the local bus. For activities and excursions, students will travel with local traffic or on private coaches.

Excursions and Trips

FULL-DAY EXCURSIONS

  • London: Students explore this exciting capital city and take a walking tour of central London (Westminster) and visit the National Gallery
  • Canterbury: A UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the most visited cities in the UK with medieval buildings, especially the gothic architecture of Canterbury Cathedral
  • Windsor Castle: The royal residence at Windsor in the English country of Berkshire is the oldest and largest inhabited castle in the world! It is notable for its long association with the English and later British royal family and for its architecture.

HALF-DAY TRIPS

 Our students get to explore exciting places such as:

  • Arundel Castle
  • The Seven Sisters
  • The historic town of Lewes
  • Extra Activities: Brighton i360, bowling, Laser Zone
  • Local visits to Brighton with the Sea Life Centre

OPTIONAL EXCURSIONS/ACTIVITIES

  • Thorpe Park: A popular theme park with extreme rides and attractions
  • London: Madame Tussauds or Tower of London
  • Portsmouth: Featuring the Historic Dockyard, Spinnaker Tower and the Clarence Pier
  • Extra Activities: Brighton i360, bowling, Laser Zone

3 WEEK SAMPLE PROGRAMMES

Extra

All Day Programmes start on a Monday and vary in length dependent on the centre. Some includes the full 7 days of the week, others 6 days (excluding Sundays) and the Malta programme for Juniors (8-13) include 5 days. Students will take part of lessons, have lunch at the centre and go on activities and excursions with the rest of the students. Below is a sample of the full summer programme.

WEEK 1/4MONDAYTUESDAYWEDNESDAYTHURSDAYFRIDAYSATURDAYSUNDAY
Jun29/Jul20Jun30/Jul21Jul1/Jul22Jul2/Jul23Jul3/Jul24Jul4/Jul25Jul5/Jul26
Morning
Testing /Induction
LessonsLessonsLessonsLessons
Full-day trip to
London with
Westminster
walking tour and
National Gallery
Visit
Arrivals &
Orientation Tour/
Departures or Brighton Marina or
Optional Thorpe Park
Afternoon
Brighton South
Lanes and North
Laine visit
Football/Ultimate
Frisbee/Rounders
Optional - Brighton
i360
Half-day trip to
Arundel Castle
Brighton Museum
Hunger Games

 

 

WEEK 2/5MONDAYTUESDAYWEDNESDAYTHURSDAYFRIDAYSATURDAYSUNDAY
Jul6/Jul27Jul7/Jul28Jul8/Jul29Jul9/Jul30Jul10/Jul31Jul11/Aug1Jul12/Aug2
Morning
Brighton Pier
Football/
Volleyball/
Rounders
Churchill Square
photo hunt
Half-day trip to
Seven Sisters
Sea Life Centre
Full-day trip to
Canterbury with
walking tour &
Canterbury
Cathedral
Arrivals & Orientation Tour/ Departures or Stanmer Park or Optional trip to London
Optional - Laser Zone
Afternoon

Testing/Induction

Lessons
Lessons
LessonsLessons

 

See sample programme

WEEK 3/6MONDAYTUESDAYWEDNESDAYTHURSDAYFRIDAYSATURDAYSUNDAY
Jul13/ Aug3Jul14/ Aug4Jul15/ Aug5Jul16/Aug6Jul17/Aug7Jul18/Aug8Jul19/Aug9
Morning
Testing/Induction
or Lessons
LessonsLessonsLessonsLessons
Full-day trip to
Windsor Castle
Arrivals &
Orientation Tour
Afternoon

Treasure Hunt

Football/ Volleyball/
Ultimate Frisbee
Brighton souvenir
challenge
Half-day trip to Lewes and Anne
Cleeves House
Royal Pavilion
Optional - Bowling

 

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