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High School Term Opening up a world of opportunities for GCSE and A Level

Bellerbys College High School Term
Studying abroad during high school will introduce you to a world of opportunity. Choose Bellerbys College High School Term and gain the international perspective, life skills, and independence that could make a real difference to your future education and career ambitions.

By studying one or two terms of our GCSE Pathway or A Level programmes you can develop your English language skills whilst experiencing life in the UK.  This programme seamlessly continues your current studies so you can easily re-integrate in to your school back home after your time at Bellerbys. 

Your experience will be further enhanced by a comprehensive and engaging programme of enrichment activities including trips, lectures, clubs and societies, awards and competitions that complement the main curriculum.

At the end of your studies we’ll present you with a full school report as a record of your achievements.

Key facts

  GCSE Year 10  AS Level
Age  13 to 16 16+
Course length  1 or 2 terms - September
1 term - January
Hours per week  30 (approximately) 24 (approximately)
Centre  Brighton
English language requirements IELTS 5.0 or equivalent IELTS 5.5 or equivalent
Entry requirements 
Good academic reference from current school and personal statement explaining motivation for joining the programme
Fees  Please visit our Fees page to calculate your fees

GCSE Year 10

If you are aged 13-16 you can choose to follow part of our GCSE Pathway Programme. You’ll join classes with students on our GCSE Year 10 Academic Pathway (first year of the GCSE course) and study subjects including:

  • English
  • Mathematics
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Physics
  • Geography
  • History
  • Physical Education

AS Level

Students aged 16+ will follow the first year of our A Level programme (AS Level). Studying one or two terms you can choose from a range of subjects including:
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • English Literature
  • Geography
  • History
  • Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Psychology
Other subject options are available and will be confirmed on application. On occasion, not all subjects will be available.

Please note: before choosing your subject options you should confirm with your domestic school that you can receive credits for studying overseas.

At the end of the programme you will be presented with a full school report as a record of your achievements.

If you have enjoyed studying in the UK and would like to continue your education at Bellerbys College, we can offer you the opportunity to extend your programme and complete your GCSEs or A Levels here.

Visit our A Level programme and GCSE Pathway programme pages for more information.

Academic entry requirements

You will need a good academic reference from your current school and a personal statement explaining your motivation for joining this programme.

English language requirements

To study the High School Term at Bellerbys College in the UK you will need to demonstrate an English language level equivalent to the following:
  • GCSE Year 10: IELTS 5.0 
  • AS Level: IELTS 5.5

If you don’t yet have the level of English language needed to join the High School Term, we can help you reach the required level through our English Preparation for Pathways (GCSE Pathway) or our English Language Preparation Programme (A Level). 

All our preparation programmes have one thing in common – they improve your language proficiency in the areas where you most need it so that you reach the required standards.