Bede’s Summer School, part of St Bede’s School Trust, has been running high-quality residential programmes since 1993.

United Kingdom

Bede’s Summer School, part of St Bede’s School Trust, has been running high-quality residential programmes since 1993. Today, Bede’s offers 6 different types of programs at 7 locations.

English Courses
Bede’s Summer School courses, for students aged from 6 to 20 years, runs in 7 centres (Lancing, Dicker, Windlesham, Handcross, Vinehall and Eastbourne).
In the morning, students typically have English Lessons with 17.5 to 25 hours of English per week in groups of 10- 14 students maximum per class. In the afternoon there are sports, art, drama and clubs with a full programme of entertainment in the evening and 2 excursions / 1 trip per week.
Sports Academies are available in Adventure Sports, Animal Management, Ceramics/Pottery, Commercial Pop Dance, Fishing, Flying, Football, Golf, Guitar, Horse Riding, Photography, Piano, Rookie Lifeguard, Sailing, Scuba Diving, Stage & Screen, Swimming Tennis, Windsurfing. Academic Academies are available for students at Dicker and Lancing: Economics, English literature, International Relations, IT, Management, Maths and Science. Students accommodation is on campus.

At Bede’s, Cambridge exams YL, KET, PET, FCE & CAE, the Trinity College Graded Exam in Spoken English (GESE) and IELTS preparation and exam courses are available (centre dependant).

English Companions will join the programme at Vinehall & Windlesham to help develop students competencies in English.

Dance and English
This course is for 12 to 17 year olds and takes place at Bede’s Dicker. Students have 12.5 hours of English tuition and 17 hours of Dance tuition per week. This is an exclusive 2 week course. Previous ballet experience in essential.

English For The Future
This programme is for 15 to 20 year olds and takes place at Sussex University Brighton. There are 25 hours of lessons per week including English Skills, Communication Skills and Professional Skills.
IELTS preparation and exam course available. There are optional evening and weekend social events, sports and trips in which students are encouraged to participate.

Upper Dicker
East Sussex, BN27 3QH


A nice place for those who want a traditional British countryside experience.
leon | 19th November 2018

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