Adults & Young Learners

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Course Overview

  • More than 25 years of experience in welcoming groups of international students
  • We work closely with your group leaders to create a suitable programme.
  • Many groups return year after year to enjoy our English language programmes for groups.
  • Regular groups from Germany, Austria, China, Italy, Spain, Japan, Ecuador and Brazil.
  • Young Learner groups must be accompanied by a group leader.
  • As well as the Young Learner packages set out below, we can offer tailor made adult group programmes in areas such as teaching methodology.

(Eastbourne and Hastings)

Young Learner Groups

  • Full package, including tuition, accommodation, activities, excursions, course materials and airport transfers
  • Students must be between 11-17 years of age (Eastbourne) or 13-17 years of age (Hastings) and be accompanied by a group leader
  • 19 hours a week General English, working on all four skills
  • Summer or Winter courses available
  • Memorable weekly excursions to top UK cities and attractions
  • Half-day excursions every week to fascinating local places of interest such as:
    - Historic Lewes and its 1000 year old castle
    - Picturesque walk and cream tea at Seven Sisters beauty spot near Eastbourne
    - Tour of Brighton
    - Fun activities such as sports afternoons, ten pin bowling, treasure hunts and quizzes
  • Students stay with carefully selected host families that help develop students’ language skills.

Please click here for full details on how we look after students who are under 18 years of age.

Hastings Thai group visit to Brighton Pavilion

Eastbourne Ecuador group on a treasure hunt

School Ministay Groups

We welcome school groups all year round for “ministay” packages which combine English language with the following options:
- Unpaid work experience (for EU students only)
- Workplace related activities

- Sample lessons in academic subjects such as:

  • Sport
  • Performing Arts
  • Art & Design
  • Media/Film
  • Health & Social Care
  • Geography
  • Modern Foreign Languages

Different options, excursions and activities can be added to the package if required.

Or you can just book an simple English only package with social activities.

If you are booking an English only package, students can be between 11-17 years old (Eastbourne) or 13-17 years old (Hastings) but would be taught as a closed group and must be accompanied by a group leader.

If you are booking a work experience or work related activities package or sample lessons, students must be 16 years or over.

Please contact Jonathan Harris-Gibbins at jonathan.harris-gibbins@sussexdowns.ac.uk for a quote.

Please click here for full details on how we look after students who are under 18 years of age

Thailand Group Hastings Campus

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International courses