Brighton (Brighton College Prep School)


UK Residential Summer Centre



Our Summer Centre is based at the Prep School of prestigious Brighton College, in the heart of the buzzing Kemptown district of the city. There is an impressive residence facility within 5 minutes' walk of the school and homestay is also available.


The Kings Summer Centre at Brighton College Prep School is accredited by the British Council and Young Learners English UK.

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Nearest Airports

London Gatwick
London Heathrow

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  • Well-equipped classrooms
  • Indoor hall for evening events
  • Computer room with internet access
  • WiFi in most areas
  • Outdoor astroturf sports area
  • Comfortable common room space in residence
  • Beautiful historic dining room

Typical activities

Day-time activities include football, ultimate frisbee, rounders, volleyball, arts and crafts. Evening activities include movie night, quiz night, disco, and Brighton seaside walks.

Courses available

Discover Brighton

15 hours of English lessons per week plus full programme of excursions and activities.

1–4 weeks (1-week bookings accepted for 31 July and 7 August only)
Start dates
3, 10, 17, 24, 31 July; 7 August 2019 (arrival/ departure on Wednesday)
End date
14 August 2019
Minimum entry level
Age range

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Global Studies

15 hours of general English + 12 hours per week of Global Studies lessons.

2 weeks
Start dates
3 – 17 July, 17 – 31 July; 31 July – 14 August 2019 (arrival/ departure on Wednesday)
Minimum entry level
Age range

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On-campus residence

Students are accommodated in a residence 5 minutes' walk from the main campus and prep school. Rooms are modern single and twins with communal bathrooms arranged on different floors. The residence is a recently refurbished former convent and includes a brand new common room for students to socialise in.

Please note a deposit of £50 per student is required on arrival, in case of damages. Towels are not included.


Twin rooms with local families in homestay — all within 30 minutes' bus ride of the school. Available for age 14–17. Maximum 3-week stay for under 16s. Bus travel cost per 7 days is approximately £23 (subject to increase).

Meal plan

Full-board. Breakfast, lunch and dinner provided every day. Lunch and dinner are usually hot (on excursion days students are given a packed lunch) and there is usually a choice of at least two main courses. We can cater for vegetarian and other dietary requirements on request.

Typical excursions

Two full-day excursions per week including:

One half-day excursion per week, for example:

At least one entrance fee per week included.

Regular visits on foot into Brighton include walking tour/ scavenger hunt, Sea Life Brighton, i360 tower, bowling at Brighton Marina, shopping and beach volleyball.