Brighton Homestay

Dates: 16 June - 18 August, 2018

Age: 13 - 17

Minimum stay: one week

Improve your English, take part in fun activities and stay with locals! Homestay provides a friendly and comfortable home for students during their stay in Brighton, plus great exposure to the English language and culture. All homestay providers are visited before they are accepted to host students to ensure comfort and safety.

What's Included

  • General English course - 20 lessons per week (15 hours)
  • End of course certificate
  • Full board accommodation
  • Welcome pack
  • Supervised activity programme (per week):
    • 5 half-day and 4 evening activities
    • 1 full-day excursion (excluding departure week)
  • International classes
  • Homestay per week


    £670 GBP

English School

Lessons are held at EC Brighton and at EC Young Learners Ovingdean Hall.

EC Brighton, Dolphin House, 2-5 Manchester Street, Brighton BN2 1TF (from 16th June 2018 until 30th June 2018 & from 12th August 2018 until 18th August 2018).

EC Young Learners, Ovingdean Halls, Greenways, Brighton BN2 7BA (from 30th June 2018 until 11th August 2018).

English Course

General English – 20 lessons (15 hours) per week. The course will help improve English language skills by focusing on the key areas: speaking, listening, reading and writing. A strong focus is placed on speech and using the language confidently and fluently.

Lessons are engaging and designed especially for young learners. Teachers aim to satisfy any interest, with a focus on communication to boost students' confidence when using English in practical situations. Regular tests and conversation classes help to ensure that students improve their English as much as possible.

Our dedicated and professional teaching staff provide feedback and support and help students build confidence to speak English.

Ovingdean Hall, Greenways, Brighton BN2 7BA



Living in a homestay in Brighton is a new and wonderful experience. Students will have the unique opportunity to share the day to day life of the homestay providers as well as all the diversity of British culture. EC staff members are available at all times to help students adjust to life in a new environment, and to serve as a liaison between them and their homestay provider.

Getting to school & activities

Average bus journey to school/city centre is 40 minutes. Our families are situated within reach of the school by bus. A weekly bus pass costs about £25 per week and students must purchase it from the school on their first day (This price is subject to change).


Students receive a continental breakfast at their host family.

Lunch – from 30th June 2018 until 11th August 2018
Lunch is provided on campus and consists of a choice of one or two hot dishes (including a vegetarian option), salad, bread roll, yoghurt or fruit dessert, juice or water. Packed lunches will be provided by the students' homestay provider at the weekend.

Lunch – from 16th June 2018 until 30th June 2018 and from 12th August 2018 until 18th August 2018
Lunch is provided in various outlets in Brighton city centre. These may include restaurants such as British, Italian, Chinese and American, offering a variety of cuisines. Social Leaders will accompany students to pre-arranged restaurants each day. Packed lunches will be provided by the students' homestay provider at the weekend.

Hot meal will be provided each evening at the Homestay. e.g. pasta, chicken, beef, pork, pizza, or hamburgers.

  • Shared Bedroom

  • Twin Room

  • Desk: Available in room

  • Full Board: Breakfast, lunch and dinner

  • Wi-Fi

  • Laundry Facilities

  • Shared Bathroom

  • Bed linen and towels

Your Activity Timetable

Classic Coastal Homestay Programme
  Morning Afternoon Evening
Saturday Arrivals
Sunday Welcome Talk Brighton Orientation Walk Welcome Party
Monday Lessons Brighton Lanes Visit Film Night
Tuesday Lessons Football/Rounders/Basketball/Swimming Quiz Night
Wednesday Lessons Bowling Fashion Show
Thursday Lessons Half-Day Trip to Lewis Free Evening
Friday Lessons & Project Work Mini Olympics EC Neon Themed Party
Saturday Full Day Excursion to London

This is a sample programme only, changes may occur. Download the activity programme for each week.

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Head Office Address

St. Julian's Business Centre,
Elia Zammit Street,
St. Julian's,
STJ 3153,