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 and develop your interests. You will make new friends and discover some of the UK’s most exciting cities and attractions.

Bellerbys Summer is open to students aged between 14 and 17 years. We provide English language tuition, academic classes and creative sessions. You can choose between two pathways: Academic or Creative.

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.

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 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: 14
Course length: Two or four weeks (depending on start date)
Start dates: Monday 15 June 2020 (2 or 4 weeks)
Monday 13 July 2020 (2 or 4 weeks)
English language entry requirements: IELTS 4.0
Location: Brighton
Fees: £970 per week

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

Your money back

Receive a full refund of your summer fees if you join a Bellerbys A Level or Foundation course in 2020 or 2021.

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 Undergraduate Year 1 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. We offer a 2 Year GCSE Pathway programme as well as a 3 and 4 term programme, offering students from the age of 14 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.