This English Plus programme, which runs across two boarding schools: Bede’s & Lancing, has an impressively varied range of classes, sessions, and activities for students to choose from so that they feel that their course is custom-made for them.
This course takes place at Dicker centre (Bede’s Senior School) which is in the village of Upper Dicker in the heart of the Sussex countryside, just north of the seaside town of Eastbourne which attracts both domestic and international tourists. The school is based on a former country estate and has a unique, homely feel, ideal for young teenagers.
English Plus is a semi-intensive course with 22½ hours of lessons per week including English Skills, Enrichment and Research Project. Lessons improve students’ general language competencies (including grammar and vocabulary) while placing particular emphasis on communication, fluency and building confidence in the speaker.
Maximum 14 students per class. Weekly progress checks to monitor students’ performance.
Students can create a more intensive study programme by choosing 1 or 2 optional academic academies per week.
EXAM COURSES AVAILABLE Trinity GESE Cambridge B1 Preliminary
The Cambridge B1 Preliminary exam is available. Dedicated exam preparation in place of English Skills and Enrichment. Minimum 2-week course. Exam takes place at Dicker centre. Confirmation of a place on an Exam Course is subject to availability and to a satisfactory online placement test.
The Trinity GESE is also available. Dedicated Exam preparation in place of Enrichment. Minimum 2-week course. Exam takes place at Windlesham or Dicker centre.
Facilities at Dicker include a large modern sports hall, swimming pool, gym, squash and tennis courts, Astroturf, football and cricket pitches, dance studios, drama theatre, IT suites and art studios as well as stables and Bede’s own Zoo.
Dicker offers accommodation on campus for boys and girls. Most bedrooms have 2–4 beds with shared bathrooms. Every boarding house has its own communal space for students to relax.
From £1,300 per week
This course takes place in Lancing College, architecturally similar in style to Oxford and Cambridge universities, Lancing’s magnificent Gothic buildings include a spectacular grand dining room and an impressive chapel, which is listed as a Building of National Importance. The site’s hilltop location on the South Downs has views of the seaside town of Brighton and is just five minutes from Shoreham Airport, where students can learn to fly.
This carefully crafted programme, with 22½ hours of lessons per week, consists of English Skills, Enrichment and Research Projects. Lessons improve students’ general language competencies (including grammar and vocabulary) while placing particular emphasis on communication, fluency and building confidence in the speaker
In addition, Students can create a more intensive study programme by choosing up to two Academic Academies per week in subjects such as Critical Thinking, Essay Writing, International Relations, Management or Presenting.
LEVELS Six levels are available from A1–A2 (Elementary) to C2 (Proficiency). Complete Beginners and Beginners are not accepted at Lancing.
Academies are a great addition to our English Plus Course. Academies available at Lancing are: Commercial Pop Dance, Critical Thinking, Essay Writing, Flying, Football Skills, Golf, Horse Riding, International Relations, Management, MasterChef, Presenting and Tennis.
Lancing College boasts a superb array of facilities which include tennis courts, sports hall, swimming pool, squash courts, playing fields, a seated drama theatre, a dance studio, café, and an art studio as well as the iconic Chapel which towers over the centre.
Lancing offers separate accommodation on campus for boys and girls. Most bedrooms have 1 or 2 beds with shared bathrooms; however, some larger bedrooms are also available. Most boarding houses have their own communal space for students to relax.
DATES: contact us for details
FEES: From £1,300 per week
ACCREDITATIONS: English UK; Quality Education (QE); British Council; Cambridge English
If you have any enquiry or would like to make a reservation, you are welcome to contact Anglo Education Services at: firstname.lastname@example.org or call Tel: +44 (0)1424 429849