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Our London Beckenham centre uses our year-round school in the Southeast of London. It is in a quiet and safe suburb only 20 minutes from Central London.

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

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.

Accommodation (homestays)

  • Within walking distance or short bus ride from the centre
  • Twin rooms (single rooms available upon request)
  • All families carefully selected and inspected by us
More about homestays

English Programmes in London

Experience London

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

  • Start dates: 25 June; 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 July 2023
  • Duration: 2 – 4 weeks
  • Minimum entry level: Elementary
  • Age range: 14 - 17
More about Experience London

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 - 31 May
  • Duration: Flexible
  • Maximum class size: 15
  • Minimum group number: 10
  • Minimum entry level: Beginner
  • Age range: 14 - 17
More about study tours

Academic Programmes in London

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
GCSEs with Kings Colleges

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
IHSP with Kings Colleges

Typical activities

Core social programme 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
Sample timetable

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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The Kings Admissions Team