Eastbourne Centre in Eastbourne With its seafront location just a few minutes’ walk from Eastbourne town centre and all its amenities, Eastbourne Centre is a luxury centre ideal for independent students looking for a challenging and stimulating English programme.
The programme at Eastbourne Centre for young adults offers 16+ students a unique opportunity to attend a summer programme which includes a variety of English courses and a selection of activities and excursions.
At Eastbourne Centre, students aged 16 and over can choose the English course which best meets their needs and join in a number of activities and excursions in an environment adapted to their age group.
English lessons take place at Eastbourne Centre.
Students attending this programme can stay at the high quality Eastbourne centre or in our nearby townhouses. Learn more..
The programme at Eastbourne Centre for young adults offers 16+ students a unique opportunity to attend a summer programme with a variety of English courses and a selection of activities and excursions in an environment which gives them the flexibility and independence students of that age wish for.
Our standard programme for Intermediate to Proficient students includes:
20 hours of English lessons per week.
Students also have the option of taking two 2.5 hour afternoon workshops per week (an extra 5 hours per week) in Exam Preparation (IELTS or Cambridge) or Consolidation English in classes with a maximum number of 6 students per class.
Consolidation English workshop: an intensive English programme to boost students’ language skills. Maximum of 6 students per class, minimum 3.
Exam Preparation workshop (IELTS or Cambridge ESOL exams): a course to help students achieve the desired IELTS band or a higher grade in Cambridge ESOL Exams. Maximum of 6 students per class, minimum 3.
The programme is full-board residential for students under the age of 18.
There is the option a self-catered programme with English lessons only for students aged 18+.
Certificates and Diplomas
All students receive an end of course certificate at the prize giving presentation before leaving.
If students would like to sit the IELTS or Cambridge ESOL exam at the end of their stay, Accord-ISS will give them all the necessary information at the time of booking but students need to make the necessary arrangements with a Cambridge Exams approved centre in the UK or their home countries.
Fluency in English is becoming an increasingly essential asset in today's world. At ACCORD ISS much emphasis is placed upon fluency and communication, thus building confidence in the language.
We use a variety of materials updated every year to make sure students have fun whilst learning.
We offer students specific afternoon workshops in a class with a maximum of 6 students to consolidate their newly acquired skills in English or to focus on preparing exams such as IELTS or Cambridge.
The Eastbourne Centre welcomes students aged 16+ from all over the world and offers them a unique opportunity to study English for up to 4 weeks every summer in the UK.
Students in our standard 20 hour General English course are placed into a class of a maximum of 14 students of a similar age and a mix of nationality and gender, according to their level (Intermediate to Proficiency). Lessons cover all skills – reading, speaking, writing and listening – with strong emphasis on developing spoken fluency and confidence within a friendly and supportive classroom atmosphere.
Social and Cultural Activities
There are various sports and activities organised especially for this olderage group. These include the following: Swimming, Football, Tennis, Basketball, Hockey, rounders Ultimate Frisbee, Dance, Aerobics, as well as mountain biking, laser quest, adventure golf, paintballing and so much more.
Evening activities include: Discos, Talent Shows, Brighton Lanes Ghost Walk, Skating, Beach barbecues, concerts, cinema, bowling , etc.
There are two accommodation options for students studying at the Eastbourne Centre:
Eastbourne Centre- The luxurious bedrooms offer twin-bedded accommodation, most with French doors opening out on to a private balcony overlooking the sea. All have beautiful en-suite bathrooms. Single rooms may be available on request for an additional supplement.
All bed linen and duvet covers are provided, as well as bath and hand towels, which are changed daily. Students will have tea/coffee making facilities in their rooms, as well as a flat screen LCD freeview TV, air-conditioning, hairdryer, ironing station, telephone and safety deposit box for valuables. All students will have their own room keys.
There are various social seating areas within the Centre where students can relax with friends, including a large roof terrace with outstanding views of the English Channel, South Downs and Eastbourne. There is also a library if students prefer to be quiet and a small IT area where students can use the in-house computers to access the internet.
The Centre has WIFI connection throughout, including the bedrooms (included in the course fee). Students are welcome to bring laptops.
Townhouses- Our townhouses are located within a few minutes’ walk for the seafront and Eastbourne Centre where English lessons and lunch take place. Each house provides excellent accommodation with large double bedrooms, fully fitted kitchens and communal lounges where all the students can get together and socialise. Bedlinen is provided but no towels.
For students aged 16 to 18, our town houses are supervised 24 hours per day by our own staff. Students have a continental breakfast in the houses and lunch at the Eastbourne Centre restaurant overlooking the seafront.
Students aged 18 and over can stay in our unsupervised town houses on a self-catering basis giving them total freedom and flexibility during their stay with us.
Excursions and Visits
There will be a full day excursion every Wednesday to London and to a town or tourist attraction the south of the UK every Sunday. Typical trips include:
• London Museums and Art Galleries
• Brighton Pier, lanes, beach and tour of the Pavilion
• London, Kensington, Harrods and Hyde Park
• Thorpe Park Theme Park
• London Zoo
• Camden Town
and much more!
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