Eastbourne is your seaside resort for your next study holiday in England

Eastbourne is a seaside resort town located in the county of East Sussex, on the south coast of England, UK. With a population of around 100,000, it is the second-largest town in the county after Brighton.

Eastbourne is known for its stunning coastline, including a long pebble beach and a famous Victorian pier that offers a variety of amusements and activities. Visitors can also enjoy scenic walks along the nearby chalk cliffs of Beachy Head and the Seven Sisters.

The town is also home to several cultural and historical landmarks, including the Redoubt Fortress and Museum, which was built during the Napoleonic Wars to defend against a potential invasion from the French. Other notable attractions include the Eastbourne Bandstand, the Towner Art Gallery, and the Devonshire Park Theatre.

Eastbourne has a lively town center with a range of shops, restaurants, and cafes, and a vibrant nightlife scene. The town also hostsseveralannual events, including the Eastbourne International tennis tournament, the Airbourne air show, and the Eastbourne Beer Festival.

Overall, Eastbourne offers a great combination of natural beauty, history, culture, and entertainment, making it a popular destination for tourists and locals alike.

Eastbourne College, under our exclusive management, is a prestigious boarding school with a strategic location, very close to the sea and a stone’s throw from the city centre.

  • Inhabitants: 90,000
  • Distance from London: 122 km
  • Location: East Sussex


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The Eastbourne College

Eastbourne College is a co-educational independent boarding and day school located in Eastbourne, a seaside town on the south coast of England. The college was founded in 1867 and has a long-standing reputation for academic excellence and outstanding pastoral care.

The school caters for pupils aged 13 to 18 and offers a broad curriculum including traditional academic subjects, as well as modern languages, art, music, drama, and sports. The school has a strong focus on extra-curricular activities and encourages students to participate in a wide range of clubs and societies.

The campus is located on a spacious site and features modern facilities such as free WIFI, science labs, art studios, a sports centre, a theatre, and a music school. The school also has a strong tradition of boarding, with around two-thirds of the students residing on campus.

Overall, Eastbourne College is a well-respected and academically rigorous school that provides a supportive and nurturing environment for its students.

Study Holiday in England: Eastbourne

Possibility to choose between accommodation in college, in single, double and multiple rooms with shared bathrooms, located in different buildings around the campus or a family, with a classmate from the same nationality or with a foreign student (subscription for public transport included). Host Family accommodation is available on request for students minimum age of 14 years old.

Full board treatment with lunch in the college for everyone, while breakfast and dinner will be eaten in the college or with the family.

Packed lunch during the full-day trips included in the program.

Study Holiday in Eastbourne: course of study

15 hours (60 minutes each) of lessons per week of General English Course, in the morning or the afternoon. Possibility to register for the Trinity GESE Exam (to be carried out online, if the minimum required of 15 participants is not reached).

The native-speaking teachers are all qualified to teach English to foreign students and form homogeneous classes based on the results of the initial test carried out by all the students to establish their linguistic level.

The study material is provided by the school as well as the certificate of attendance, which is issued at the end of the course.

We have two different courses of study, depending on the participants age group:


Increasing self-confidence and developing creativity and collaborative skills are fundamental for the linguistic progress of young teenagers. Our Voyagers program aims to develop these cross-curricular skills and enhance the students’ language abilities through fun interactive activities, so they can benefit from the international summer environment and be motivated to advance on their journey to master the English language.

What makes the Voyagers program unique?


  • Introduction to 21st-century skills: creative projects, functional English, teamwork, role-playing, and presentations
  • Global environmental awareness projects
  • Cultural exchange


  • Student/leader ratio of 1:25 for visits
  • Preparatory lessons to maximize the benefits of visits


  • Problem-solving and creative thinking tasks
  • Teambuilding and collaborative activities
  • Evening entertainment program: Casino Royal, workshops, challenges in photography and digital media, STEM challenges (science, technology, engineering, mathematics).


Developing 21st-century skills and gaining a global perspective on current issues are critical for success in academic and professional life. Our Trailblazers program aims to provide older teenagers with these advanced skills, so they are continually stimulated to use the English language and are supported on their journey to become confident and successful young adults.

What makes the Trailblazers program unique?


  • Development of 21st-century skills: business innovation, critical thinking, public speaking, leadership
  • Global environmental awareness projects
  • Cultural exchange


  • Student/leader ratio of 1:25 for visits
  • Preparatory lessons to maximize the benefits of visits


  • Training and mentoring opportunities for young leaders
  • Problem-solving and creative thinking tasks
  • Teambuilding and collaborative activities
  • Evening entertainment program: Casino Royal
  • Workshops: challenges in photography and digital media
  • STEM challenges (science, technology, engineering, mathematics).
  • United Nations Model (MUN).

Study Holiday in Eastbourne: free time


Excursions include direct trains, entertainment, and support staff.

  • 2 FULL DAYS IN LONDON – students will see Buckingham Palace, the Parliament and Big Ben, Westminster Abbey, the London Eye, the Thames, Trafalgar Square, and much more. At the end of the sightseeing tour, the kids will have free time to visit shops and buy souvenirs. In the second educational excursion, students will have the opportunity to visit some of London’s wonderful museums, markets, art galleries, or parks. They will also get to explore a new part of London, like Covent Garden, the City, go shopping on Oxford Street, or simply immerse themselves in the capital’s atmosphere.
  • 1 FULL DAY IN BRIGHTON – Our tour includes the white Regency architecture along the seafront, Brighton Beach, and the Victorian Brighton Pier, as well as time for shopping in the trendiest stores of the Lanes. The educational excursion also includes a visit to the famous Brighton Pavilion.
  • 2 half-day outings to Eastbourne for an orientation tour of the town and free time.


The school staff will organize many recreational and cultural activities such as sports tournaments, individual and team games, fitness courses, arts & craft courses and music workshops, taking advantage of the numerous green and indoor spaces present in the college, as well as the tennis courts, the cricket pitches, the multipurpose theater and the new sports center with gym and swimming pool.

Every evening, here in Eastbourne, the English Activity Leaders will organize many activities for you to enjoy in the company of your Italian and foreign friends that you will meet in college in order to make this trip an unforgettable experience. Disco evenings, murder mystery nights, casino evenings or a suggestive walk at sunset, up to Beachy Head, the famous cliff overlooking the sea, to admire the surrounding landscape in all its splendour.