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Kings London

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Located in a quiet, leafy suburb just 20 minutes from central London by train, Beckenham offers the best of both worlds. There are plenty of parks, cafes and shops nearby while world-class museums and attractions just a short train journey away.

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25 Beckenham Road
Beckenham
BR3 4PR

Nearest airports
London Heathrow (LHR)
London Gatwick (LGW)
London Stansted (STN)
London City Airport (LCY)

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Facilities

  • Spacious well equipped classrooms at both Kings London and the Kentwood Centre, a nearby educational facility
  • Purpose-built cafeteria and social space where we host events, parties and competitions
  • Beautiful gardens in which to work, eat and relax
  • Variety of clubs and extracurricular activities
  • Access to a nearby library and swimming pool/ fitness centre
  • Wide range of food available every day to suit all tastes

Accommodation

Homestay accommodation in single or twin rooms. All hosts are carefully selected and inspected, many of whom have worked with us for years, and are just a short walk or bus ride from Kings London.

  • Standard twin or single rooms
  • Maximum 3-week stay for under 16s
  • Students make their own way to school
  • Under 16s are not given a house key
  • Bus travel cost for 7 days is approximately £22 (subject to increase)

Meal plan

Full-board meals provided every day. Breakfast and dinner provided by host family; lunches provided by the school Monday – Friday and by hosts at weekends.

We offer picnic-style packed lunches during our busiest weeks in summer at Kentwood, and there are always a wide variety of hot and cold foods and drinks available in the cafeteria.

Special dietary requirements

We can cater for vegetarian and other dietary requirements on special request.

Courses available at London (Beckenham)

English programmes

Vacation Extra

15 hours of English lessons per week plus a program of sports, activities and excursions.

  • Start dates: 28 June; 5, 12, 19, 26 July; 2 August 2020
  • Duration: 1 – 3 weeks
  • Minimum entry level: Elementary
  • Age range: 14 – 17
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Year-round Study Tours

Create a study experience tailor-made for your group. Combine English with an exciting programme of activities and excursions. Choose a sample programme or build your own.

  • Start dates: Year-round, 1 September – 1 June
  • Duration: Flexible
  • Maximum class size: 15
  • Minimum group number: 10
  • Minimum entry level: Beginner
  • Age range: 14 – 17
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Academic programmes

GCSEs

We offer a one-year accelerated GCSE programme.

  • Start dates: September, January
  • Minimum language level: IELTS 4.0
  • Academic requirement: Completed 8 years of schooling with good results
  • Age range: 14 – 17
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International High School Programme

A unique way for high school students to develop their English and experience British culture, while studying GCSE (age 14 – 17), A‑level or Foundation courses (age 16 – 17).

  • Start dates: September, January
  • Minimum language level: IELTS 5.0 (4.0 in Bournemouth)
  • Academic requirement: Completed Year 8 of high school (for entry aged 14)
  • Age range: 14 – 17
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Typical activities

Core activities include:

Arts and crafts, badminton, basketball, bowling, cinema, drama workshops, football, international parties, karaoke, Quasar, quizzes, salsa dancing, school band night, swimming, talent shows, volleyball, world music night.

Typical excursions

Full-day excursions

  • Brighton and Sea Life Centre
  • Canterbury
  • Cambridge
  • Oxford
  • Windsor and Windsor Castle

Half-day excursions

  • Covent Garden
  • London Eye
  • Natural History Museum
  • Piccadilly Circus
  • Harrods and Knightsbridge
  • Greenwich
  • West End
  • Oxford Street shopping
  • Camden Town Market
  • Science Museum

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