Vinehall School is situated just outside the small village of Robertsbridge, close to Battle and the seaside town of Hastings. The centre is housed in a traditional country house constructed in 1830 and has many modern facilities. The campus, which is surrounded by beautiful countryside, extends over 47 acres / 19 hectares. With its secluded and safe location, Vinehall is perfect for younger students.
Dates & Fees
The centre is open for 5 weeks in total, from 8 July to 11 August 2018. Students can arrive on any Sunday and depart on any Saturday.
The recommended minimum stay is 2 weeks. To maximize the benefit of your experience, you should consider a 3 or 4 week course.
A 10% discount is available on the weekly package price on stays of 5 weeks or longer.
The fully-inclusive course fee is £1,075 per week.
Age range 8 to 12 yrs. Maximum 70 students per week from different countries. Limits for each nationality to ensure a good mix.
There is a full programme of lessons, sports, activities, social events and excursions, all of which are mandatory and included in the fee.
There are 20 hours of lessons per week (see Timetable) including English Skills, Enrichment and Explorations. Maximum 10 students per class. Weekly progress checks to monitor students' performance.
8 levels are available, from Complete Beginners (A0) to Proficiency (C2). Entry test on Monday with a speaking, grammar and writing component.
The Trinity GESE exam is available. 5 hours of dedicated exam preparation in place of Enrichment. Minimum 2 week course. Exam on Fri 20 July or Fri 3 August 2018. Exam takes place at Vinehall or Dicker centre. Confirmation of a place on an Exam Course is subject to availability.
A number of native English speakers will join the programme and live alongside the international students to help develop their English and enhance their understanding of British culture.
For more helpful information please see our Student Handbook.
Please see our School Rules and Sanctions Poster.
- 1) Improve all language skills in English
- 2) Build confidence to speak English more fluently
- 3) Have a better understanding of the British way of life
- 4) Earn respect for other people and different cultures
- 5) Have more respect for the natural environment
- 6) Use the outdoor environment to learn more
- 7) Develop personal and social skills
- 8) Motivate students to continue learning English after they leave Bede's