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Bellerbys Summer English with Creative and Academic taster sessions

Bellerbys Summer students

The perfect international environment to practice your English language skills, nurture your creativity, deepen your academic knowledge and have fun.

With students from all over the world you will have the chance to experience UK culture first hand, improve your study skills, make new friends and discover some of our most exciting cities and attractions.

Bellerbys Summer is open to students aged between 14 and 17 years of age. We provide a mix of academic and creative taster sessions and English study (English study at Brighton, Cambridge and London) as follows:

Bellerbys Brighton
Summer Academic
Summer Creative

Bellerbys Cambridge
Summer Academic

Bellerbys London
Summer Academic

Bellerbys Oxford
Summer Creative

Key facts:

  • Age: 14-17: Students wishing to attend Bellerbys Summer at Cambridge or Oxford must be aged 16 years and older
  • Course length: 2 or 4 weeks (depending on location)
  • Entry requirements: IELTS 3.5
  • Fees: £950 per week inclusive of tuition fees, full board accommodation, activities and excursions. Please note that there is a £150 non-refundable enrolment fee payable in addition to the weekly fee.
    Please note that airport transfer fees are not included.
  • Accommodation: We offer an all-inclusive residential package at our Brighton, London and Oxford colleges.  In Cambridge we offer an all-inclusive homestay accommodation package.
  • Money back: we offer full refunds on Bellerbys Summer fees for students who pay for and enrol on to one of our A Level or Foundation programmes in September 2016 or in 2017.

Improve your English and broaden your academic knowledge

At Bellerbys Summer Academic, we teach the study skills that help academic progression and provide the language skills required to help you be successful in specialist subject areas.  Daily English lessons (Monday – Friday) take place to help students develop essay-writing skills, vocabulary and the ability to debate.  

Bellerbys Brighton Academic

At Bellerbys Brighton you will take part in an excellent mix of academic subjects and have an opportunity to fully appreciate British culture through trips and visits.

Taster lesson in the following subject areas: Mathematics, Business & Economics, Social Sciences (Humanities) and Science.

Bellerbys Cambridge Academic

Bellerbys Cambridge is our specialist college for science and engineering and gives summer students the chance to invent and experiment in our modern, state-of-the-art laboratories.

Taster lessons in the following subject areas: Renewable Energy, Forensic Science, Car Design, Computer Coding and Space Travel.

Bellerbys London Academic

At our specialist college for business students, our summer school combines lessons in Business English, Business subjects and the opportunity to explore one of the world’s greatest capitals.

Taster lesson in the following subject areas: Business, Marketing, Management, Finance and IT for Business, with related enrichment activities which include Young Enterprise (setting up a business) and Investor Challenge.

Nurture your creativity

Bellerbys Summer Creative is for students looking to learn first-hand from art and media specialists. 

Bellerbys Brighton

At Bellerbys Brighton, English lessons take place in the morning and focus on developing your vocabulary, essay writing, research and debating skills, followed by creative classes in the afternoon. 

Taster lesson in the following subject areas: Art, Media and Photography.

Bellerbys Oxford

Bellerbys Oxford Summer Creative gives students the opportunity to explore a broad range of art and design disciplines providing an introduction to techniques and ideas and will learn in start-of-the-art facilities which include art studios, a photographic darkroom, fully equipped photography and animation studios and two Apple Mac suites.

Taster lessons in the following subject areas: Art Skills, Photography, Fashion Design, Animation.

Students attending Bellerbys Summer Academic or Creative are able to take part in a wide range of extracurricular activities and excursions. All our activities help to build well rounded students which is what universities are looking for. 

Bellerbys Brighton

Bellerbys Brighton is located in an exciting city by the sea, surrounded by history and culture. Below are some examples of the activities and excursions that Academic and Creative students can take part in: 

Sport Table-Tennis, Kick-Boxing, Street Dance/Hip-Hop, Circuit/Fitness Training, Yoga/Dynamic Stretching, Football, Tennis, Street Basketball, Badminton, Beach Volleyball. 

Excursions* - Arundel Castle, Paintballing, Rock-Climbing, Golf, Go-Kart Racing, London Sightseeing/River Cruise, Thorpe Park (Theme Park), Portsmouth Historic Dockyard.

Bellerbys Cambridge 

Cambridge is an inspiring setting located in the beautiful English countryside. Examples of some of the activities and excursions offered to Academic students:

Sports - Football, Basketball, Volleyball, Dance and Aerobics, Table Tennis, Yoga, Badminton, Tennis.

Excursions* - Cambridge Science Park, University of Cambridge Engineering Department, The Science Museum (London), The Jaguar Land Rover Production Facility, Stonehenge, Thorpe Park (Theme Park).

Bellerbys London

At the heart of one of the world’s most important financial capitals, London Academic students can take part in a number of activities and excursions, for example: 

Sport - Astroturf Football, Basketball, Swimming, Gym, Nike Running Clubs, Jogging in Greenwich Park, Cycling (traffic-free using Santander Cycles).

Walks and Tours - Beatles, Street Art, Jack the Ripper, Sherlock Holmes, City of London, Westminster, Thames Path.

Weekend Excursions - Cambridge, Oxford, Brighton, Stonehenge and Bath, Thorpe Park (Theme Park) and Stratford-upon-Avon.

Bellerbys Oxford

The city of Oxford is world famous for its university and outstanding academic learning.  Below are examples of activities and excursions available to Creative students:

Leisure activities – Punting, Steam Boat Hire.

Excursions -  University Museum of Natural History, Oxford Playhouse Theatre, Ashmolean Museum, Pitt Rivers Museum, History of Science Museum, Medieval Colleges, Bodleian Library, Bicester Village.

*Please note that the above activities are examples and are subject to change.

For Summer 2016 we offer a range of programmes at our colleges:

Bellerbys College Brighton
Summer Academic
Summer Creative

Bellerbys College Cambridge
Summer Academic

Bellerbys College London
Summer Academic

Bellerbys College Oxford
Summer Creative

Start dates 

London and Brighton

20 June 2016 (2 or 4 weeks)

18 July 2016 (2 or 4 weeks)

Cambridge and Oxford

25 July 2016 (2 weeks)

How to apply

To apply for the Bellerbys Summer programmes, click the link below and download our PDF application form.

Once you have completed the application form, you can email it to bellerbyssummer@studygroup.com

or by post to:

Student Enrolment Advisors
Bellerbys College Study Centre
1 Billinton Way
East Sussex
United Kingdom

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