Bellerbys Summer

Bellerbys Summer

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 with a choice of two pathways:

Bellerbys Summer Academic

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) will help you develop essay-writing skills, vocabulary and the ability to debate.

You will also take part in a mix of academic subjects and have an opportunity to fully appreciate British culture through trips and visits.

As part of this course you will receive a taster lesson in the following subject areas: Mathematics, Business & Economics, Social Sciences (Humanities) and Science.

Bellerbys Summer Creative

Bellerbys Summer Creative is a great choice if you're interested in learning from art and media specialists. At Bellerbys Brighton, English lessons take place in the morning and focus on developing your vocabulary, essay writing, research and debating skills. These are followed by creative classes in the afternoon.

As part of this course you will receive a taster lesson in the following subject areas: Art, Media and Photography.

Develop well-rounded skills

When you attend Bellerbys Summer Academic or Creative you can take part in a wide range of activities and excursions. All our activities help you to develop well-rounded skills, which is what universities are looking for.

Key facts

Minimum age: 14
Course length Two or four weeks (depending on start date)
Start dates: Monday 19 June (2 or 4 weeks)
Monday 3 July (2 or 4 weeks)
Monday 17 July (2 or 4 weeks)
Monday 31 July (2 weeks only)
English language entry requirements: IELTS 3.5
Location: Brighton
Tuition fees: £970 per week inclusive of tuition fees, full board accommodation, activities and excursions.

There is a £200 non-refundable enrolment fee payable in addition to the weekly fee.

Please note that airport transfer fees are not included. Airport transfer prices (one way):
London Gatwick Airport £120,
London Heathrow Airport £160,
London Stansted Airport £270.

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 2017 or in 2018.

English Language Preparation

A Bellerbys student in the library

If you need to develop your English language skills before starting your A Levels or Foundation programme at Bellerbys, the English Language Preparation Programme can help.
This fast and tailored course offers 25 hours of teaching time a week.



GCSEs are taken as a course of study before taking A levels or a Foundation pathway. Our GCSE Pathway programme offers students from the age of 13 years an early opportunity to establish the language, learning and cultural skills they need to succeed in the highly competitive world of higher education.

A Levels

Bellerbys Cambridge students in a Foundation Media class at the College

A Levels are British qualifications, accepted by all universities in the UK and recognised in the USA and Australia. Students who are with us for five or six terms will typically study up to four A Levels. This gives you a world of choice. Students typically study three or four subjects with exams at the end of two years.