English school in Brighton for young learners

Best for students aged 12-17 who want to study at a prestigious school in a trendy beachfront town
83% Students recommended
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English courses for young learners in Brighton

Our English school in Brighton is a popular destination for students aged 12 to 17 looking to be close to the big city but live in a relaxed, small-town residence. We are based at the famous Roedean boarding school, one of the top independent schools in the UK, on the outskirts of Brighton. It has on-campus accommodation, meaning high levels of safety and security for all students.

Young learners from beginners to advanced can make the most of the school’s excellent facilities, and the fantastic location on the cliff top overlooking the sea. As well as high quality learning facilities, students will benefit from our fun and engaging activities program, ensuring there is plenty to do once lessons have finished.

  • Founded in 1885, it has a prestigious history and is stunningly located atop a cliff on the Sussex Downs, overlooking the sea
  • Brighton is 1 hour from London by train, making it an easy weekend destination
  • Students have one full day excursion (except in final week of stay) and at least two half day excursions per week, a full afternoon activity program, and a full evening events program
  • 20 lessons (15 hours) of English lessons per week with teaching materials specially designed for Young Learners




Package includes 
  • Study time: 15 hours of English tuition per week
  • Accommodation: On-campus accommodation
  • Meals: Full board (21 per week)
  • Activities: One full day excursion (except in final week of stay) and at least two half day excursions per week, a full afternoon activity program, and a full evening events program
  • Extras:
    - Course attendence certificate
    - 24 hour emergency helpline
    - Pre-arrival online welcome program
    - Placement test
    - Specialized K+ for Teens learning materials
    - Student ID or wristband
    - Student passports and plane tickets stored by staff upon arrival
  • Airport Transfers:
    - Arrival: Shared transfers are available (at extra cost) from London Heathrow Airport between 07:00 and 18:00 on Sundays upon request.
    - Departure: Shared transfers are available (at extra cost) to London Heathrow Airport on Saturdays for flights between 10:00 and 21:00 upon request.
    - Private taxi transfers are available (at extra cost) upon request.

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Key facts

  • Summer: 3 July - 13 August 2016
Age range
12 - 17 years old
Level of English
Beginners to advanced
Contact Location
Kaplan International Centres, Roedean School, Roedean Way, Brighton, Brighton BN2 5RQ

On campus single and shared rooms with shared bathrooms

School facilities

School type
Prestigious and traditional English boarding school
Computer lab
Available for supervised use at designated times
Available in the main school
Outdoor Area
Roedean is a full school campus, including grounds
Student Lounge
Available in the accommodation blocks
Spacious, with hot and cold food available, plus vending machines on campus
Swimming pool
Indoor swimming pool on campus
Sports facilities
18 tennis courts, extensive playing fields, indoor sports hall, 2 dance studios, chapel
On-campus for student use
Amazing views overlooking the sea and Brighton Marina

Activities available or offered

School activities

Visits to historic castles, Arundel Castle and Hever Castle
Outdoor activities
Arcade games, fish & chips, & rides on Brighton Pier
City breaks
Weekend trips to London, just an hour away on the train
Fun and interesting exhibits at Herstmonceux Science Museum
A range of activities including discos, bowling, and scavenger hunts
Brighton has an extensive range of shops, from big name stores to quirky boutiques
Arts & Theater
Fashion shows, art exhibits and boutiques
Sports tournaments for students with excellent facilities


Student Residence
Residential accommodation is a great option if you want to experience the fun of communal living in a truly international environment. It is great for making friends and having a bit more independence.
  • Room Type: On campus single and shared rooms with shared bathrooms
  • Age Range: 12-17 years
  • Meals Provided: 21 meals per week (full board)
Homestay Homestay Accommodation
Homestay accommodation is not currently available for this school. Our student residence, however, provides top quality housing for young learners.

Accreditation & memberships

This Kaplan International English school is accredited by the British Council, and is a member of English UK, a highly respected organization that represents the best English language schools in the country.


*Student recommendations are based on Kaplan students surveyed in 2015.