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Classic Coastal Day Programme


Our Day Programme is ideal for young learners who have already made accommodation arrangements, but wish to combine their time in Brighton with the opportunity to take fun and high quality English lessons plus an action packed activity programme with their classmates.

Classic Coastal Day Programme

What's Included

  • 20 lessons per week (15 hours)

  • Course materials

  • End of Course Certificate

  • Supervised activity programme (per week):

    • 5 half-day activities and 4 evening activities
    • 1 full day activity (excluding departure week)
  • Weekday lunches

  • Assistance and supervision from the EC Team

  • Max. 15 students per class

Dates available

  • 18 June - 17 August 2018


  • 13-17 years

Emergency Number

  • +44 (0) 7823411344



Getting to school & activities

  • In the morning students should be accompanied to and from school by a parent/guardian and attend lessons or activities. These are followed by lunch. After the afternoon activity or lesson, students will return to join their family for dinner.

  • Day Programme students are included in evening and weekend activities, so parents should notify EC Brighton if students want to miss any of these activities.

  • In order to get to and from activities, students must purchase a bus pass. A weekly bus pass costs approximately £25 per week (subject to change).


Lunch – from 30th June 2018 until 11th August 2018
During the week, lunch is provided on campus and consists of a choice of one or two hot dishes (including a vegetarian option), salad, bread roll, yoghurt or fruit dessert, juice or water. At the weekend, students must bring their own packed lunch.
Lunch – from 16th June 2018 until 30th June 2018 & from 12th August 2018 until 18th August 2018
During the week students will receive a hot lunch in the city centre, except for days when they are out on excursions when they will be provided with a packed lunch. At the weekend, students must bring their own packed lunch.


Dietary Requirements

If students have specific diet requirements (e.g, gluten free/vegetarian/Halal), EC must be informed of this prior to the student's arrival.


This programme does NOT include accommodation. It is important that when bookings are made, EC is provided with the address of the student’s accommodation. This way a student Welcome Pack, including information about the school/classes and activity times, can be delivered to the student.

Learning centre

Lessons are held at EC Brighton and at EC Young Learners Ovingdean Hall.

EC Brighton, Dolphin House, 2-5 Manchester Street, Brighton BN2 1TF (from 16th June 2018 until 30th June 2018 & from 12th August 2018 until 18th August 2018).

EC Young Learners Ovingdean Halls, Ovingdean Halls, Greenways, Brighton BN2 7BA (from 30th June 2018 until 11th August 2018).

Course: General English
20 lessons per week (a total of 15 hours)
1 lesson = 45 minutes

  • The course will help improve English language skills by focusing on the key areas: reading, writing, speaking and listening. A strong focus is placed on speech and using the language confidently and fluently.
  • Lesson are engaging and designed especially for young learners. Teachers aim to satisfy any interest, with a focus on communication to boost students' confidence when using English in practical situatuons. Regular tests and conversations classes help to ensure that students improve their English as much as possible.
  • Our dedicated and professional teaching staff provide feedback and support and help students build confidence to speak English.
  • If the school is busy, EC will utilise a Double Banking timetable. Put simply, students attend morning class sessions one week, whilst the next week they attend afternoon sessions.

    Academic Timetable

    Following the placement test Academic staff will place students in the relevant group for their ability. When the school is busy, EC will utilise a Double Banking timetable. Put simply, students attend morning sessions of classes one week; the next week they attend afternoon sessions.  

    Morning lesson timetable:

    08:30-10:00 Lesson
    10:00-10:15 Break
    10:15-11:45 Lesson
    Afternoon lesson timetable:

    13:15-14:45 Lesson
    14:45-15:00 Break
    15:00-16:30 Lesson


First Day

On the first day, all students sit for a placement test, allowing academic staff to place students in the relevant group for their ability. In the afternoon, students will be given an orientation tour. Students will receive a Welcome Pack, containing general information about their programme.

EC Brighton Day Progamme - Sunday:
09:45 Arrival at the learning centre
10:00-10:15 Welcome talk
10:15-11:45 Placement test
11:45-13:00 Lunch break
13:00-15:00 City Orientation
Any student unable to attend their first day on Sunday should arrive at the learning centre on Monday by 08:30.

08:45-09:00 Welcome talk
09:00-10:30 Placement test
10:45-12:15 Lessons
14:30 Orientation tour
19:30 Join fellow students for film night

Maximum Class Size

15 students


All students must attend school on a daily basis unless they are genuinely indisposed (due to illness, for example). In the case of a student falling ill, an EC member of staff will accompany the student to a doctor or A&E.

Educational materials

Students will be a given a notepad, a folder and pens as part of their Welcome Pack.

Please view the programme for each week here

Sample Programme

  Morning Afternoon Evening
S Arrivals
S Welcome Talk Brighton Orientation Tour Welcome Party
M Themed Lessons Brighton Lanes Visit Film Night
T Themed Lessons Football/Rounders/Basketball/SwimmingQuiz Night and Drama Workshop
W Themed Lessons Bowling Fashion Show
T Themed Lessons Half-Day Trip to LewisFree Evening*
F Themed Lessons & Project Work Mini OlympicsThemed Disco Night
 S  Full Day Excursion to London

Please note: This is a sample programme and changes may occur.
Linked course Indicates linked activity which allows students to practise what they learnt in class that day.


Welfare, Rules and Disciplinary Action

Alcohol consumption

Any EC student on the Young Learners Programme caught consuming alcohol during their stay risks being expelled from the school and repatriated to their home country. No alcohol consumption is permitted during the programme.


The consumption of any illegal drugs will result in the immediate expulsion and repatriation of the student and the possible intervention of the police.


Smoking is not permitted during any part of the programme.

Customer Complaints

At EC, we endeavour to provide our students with the highest possible level of service. If, however, a student is dissatisfied with any aspect of their programme with EC, we ask that they inform us immediately. Most problems are small and can be quickly resolved by our staff members. During the first week of school, all students are sent an Initial online Course Evaluation form, in which they are asked to evaluate various aspects of their stay, such as tuition, accommodation and leisure. The form also allows students the opportunity to bring to our attention anything that is not to their satisfaction should they feel unable to speak to us directly. Solutions to any issues will be provided and all necessary parties will be notified when applicable. Students are also requested to complete an online End of Course Evaluation form at the end of their stay which gives the opportunity to provide EC with general feedback before returning to their home country.


EC reserves the right to expel and repatriate a student at his/her own expense for any of the following reasons:

  • Possession of any illegal drugs
  • Drinking or bringing alcohol on to any EC premises
  • Malicious damage to school property or place of accommodation
  • If the student is a danger to his/her own safety or that of other students
  • Breaking English law
  • Repeated failure to attend academic lessons and/or social activities
  • Bullying, racism, sexual harassment, and/or violence

In any of the above circumstances, the student is informed that their stay is going to be terminated with immediate effect. Simultaneously, EC informs the student’s agent of the student’s behaviour and the course of action to be taken. The earliest flight available is booked at the student's expense and an EC staff member accompanies the student to the airport to ensure that the student leaves the country. Following such action, EC will terminate all relationships with the student and will be unable to take further responsibility for the student. No refunds will be given to any students who have been expelled.

Course Certificate
Students must attend all lessons and organised activities in order to receive their End of Course Certificate. Students will receive their certificate on the last day of the course.

In order to manage student behaviour, EC staff may issue a formal warning, notify parents, ban students from an activity or withhold the End of Course certificate, if the student misbehaves.

EC may, from time to time, make an exception and allow students outside the stated age range to participate in one or more of the Young Learner programmes. For more information, please speak with your EC contact.