Ardingly College is a top independent boarding school with an excellent academic reputation and first-class learning and sports facilities. Situated in 250 acres of rolling countryside and surrounded by farms and woodlands, the college enjoys all the benefits of space and the outdoor lifestyle, while retaining easy access to Brighton, Royal Tunbridge Wells and London.
At Ardingly College, we offer juniors the opportunity to combine learning English with sports, tennis and watersports, as well as activities and visits to exciting places. The programme is open to young learners aged 9-15 years at Easter and in July & August.
|Age range||9-15 years|
|Available start dates||See Fees & Dates|
|Course duration||1-6 weeks|
|No. of students (Easter)||50|
|No. of students (summer)||240|
|Class size||15 students max.|
|Typical accommodation||Single, twin & larger rooms|
|Afternoon sport options||Watersports, tennis|
Juniors who are interested in learning sailing, kayaking and raft-building have the chance to complement their English course with 3 afternoon watersports sessions. The magnificent Ardingly Reservoir is located within the school campus and only a 10 minute walk through woodland.
Ardingly College has fantastic tennis facilities including 18 high quality tennis courts within the school campus. Our tennis option includes three afternoon sessions each week with students having structured tennis coaching by a qualified Lawn Tennis Association (LTA) coach.
The school benefits from spacious classrooms, all with high windows and natural light. All classrooms are equipped with audio and visual resources. Free internet access supervised by our staff is also available.
BSC Voted 'Star' Junior Course Provider for Under 18s 2012!
British Study Centres was honoured to win the 'Star Junior Course for Under 18s' award at the prestigious Study Travel Magazine awards ceremony held in London in September 2012 and was also shortlisted on a separate occasion in 2010.
The accommodation consists of four comfortable houses accommodating students in mainly single and twin-bedded rooms with adjacent bathroom, shower and toilet facilities. Each room has its own washbasin. Rooms for 3 or 4 students and larger dormitory style accommodation are also used. The houses have spacious common rooms with TV and DVD facilities where students can relax with friends.
Sport & Leisure Facilities
- Indoor heated swimming pool with a resident lifeguard
- 18 tennis courts
- Indoor sports centre (basketball, football and badminton)
- Outside playing fields (football, volleyball and team games)
- Theatre and disco hall
Ardingly is located in West Sussex in the south east of England in a region designated as an "Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty". It is only 40 minutes by train from central London and 18 miles from the popular English seaside resort of Brighton.
The nearby airports of London Heathrow (40 miles) and London Gatwick (9 miles) make Ardingly an attractive and convenient location for overseas visitors.