Bellerbys Summer

Bellerbys Summer

Your ideal chance to join fellow students from all over the world to experience UK culture, improve your study skills and develop your interests. You’ll make new friends and discover some of the UK’s most exciting cities and attractions.

Bellerbys Summer provides the perfect opportunity for you to experience life in the UK. Bellerbys Summer is open to students aged 16 to 17 years. We provide English language tuition, academic classes and creative sessions. You can choose between two pathways: Academic or Creative.

This is an exciting opportunity if you hold a confirmed place on either Bellerbys A Level or Bellerbys Foundation programmes. You can experience life at Bellerbys for two weeks, before formally starting your course – free of charge.

Develop well-rounded skills

When you attend Bellerbys Academic or Creative summer programmes, 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.

  • 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.


Bellerbys Summer key facts

Minimum age: 16
Course length: Two or four weeks (depending on start date)
Start dates: June/July
English language entry requirements: IELTS 4.0

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, we are now able to accept a wider range of English tests
Location: Brighton
Fees: £970 a week or free of charge if you have a confirmed place on a Bellerbys GCSE, A Level or Foundation programme.

All fees include tuition, full board and accommodation, activities and excursions.
Airport transfers (one way): London Gatwick £120
London Heathrow Airport £160
London Stansted Airport £270

The June/July 2021 intakes have been suspended. The next intake will be 2022.

English Language Preparation

A Bellerbys student in the library

If you need to develop your English language skills before starting your A Level, Foundation or International Year One programme at Bellerbys, the English Language Preparation Programme can help.

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.


Bellerbys London Star Student Mark Lee

A one-year course for international students that builds specialist subject knowledge and language and study skills. It is more focussed than A Levels making it good preparation for university. It is recognised for entry onto a range of degree programmes at more than 100 universities in the UK.