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. 

Our Cricket and English Language Summer School includes professional cricket coaching and English language tuition. Open to students aged between 14 and 17, this programme is best suited to students with some prior cricket experience.

Develop well-rounded skills

When you attend Bellerbys Academic, Creative or Cricket 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.


At Bellerbys Summer Cricket School, you will receive half a day of English study and half a day of cricket coaching every day, from Monday to Friday.

English classes are taught by specialist teachers at Bellerbys College. Cricket sessions are delivered at the new £1.8m Sir Rod Aldridge Cricket Centre by expert coaches with England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) Level 3 or 4 qualifications. 

The Cricket Centre is a 15-minute journey from the College on the Bellerbys mini bus. State-of-the-art facilities include: a three-lane indoor centre with full run-ups; a fully-equipped gym; two bowling machines; and 12 outdoor grass pitches. 

On weekends, we organise trips to famous cricket grounds like Sussex County Cricket and Lord's in London. 

Bellerbys Summer key facts

Minimum age: 14
Course length: Two or four weeks (depending on start date)
Start dates: Monday 18 June (2 or 4 weeks)
Monday 16 July (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 2018 or 2019.

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 a2 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. Students typically study three or four subjects with exams at the end of two years.