Farringtons Summer Centre

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Our London Residential Summer Centre is based at Farringtons, an elegant and spacious school situated in several acres of beautiful parkland.

The centre offers exceptional facilities for sports and activities, including an indoor/outdoor swimming pool, large sports hall and outdoor sports fields.

Situated in the quiet village of Chislehurst, it enjoys a perfect location in pretty surroundings but only 15km from central London and its sightseeing opportunities.

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Perry Street

Nearest airports
London Heathrow (LHR), 48 miles/ 77 km
London Gatwick (LGW), 27 miles/ 43 km
London Stansted (STN), 41 miles/ 66 km

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On campus


  • Beautiful gardens and elegant, well-kept school buildings
  • Sports fields for football, rugby, cricket and other games
  • Volleyball, basketball and tennis courts
  • Heated swimming pool
  • Large, modern sports hall
  • Hall with theatre stage
  • Modern, fully-refurbished dining room
  • Internet access with WiFi in most areas


The school offers comfortable, on-campus accommodation.

  • Most rooms are twin with some quads
  • Boys and girls are housed separately
  • 2 – 4 beds per room
  • Student:bathroom ratio 6:1

Meal plan

Breakfast, lunch and dinner provided every day.

Lunch and dinner are usually hot; on excursion days students are given a packed lunch. Some dinners will be off-site, depending on the programme.

Special dietary requirements

Vegetarian always available. Others available on request.

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Courses available at London (Farringtons)

Summer Course

15 hours of English lessons per week plus full programme of sports, activities and excursions.

  • Start dates: 13, 20, 27 July; 3* August 2022 (*1-week bookings available)
  • Duration: 2 – 4 weeks
  • Minimum entry level: Beginner
  • Age range: 10 – 17

More about Summer Course

Typical activities

A variety of on-site activities are available including:

  • Arts and crafts
  • Badminton
  • Barbecue
  • Basketball
  • Bokwa
  • Capture the Flag
  • Casino night
  • Dance
  • Dodgeball
  • Disco night
  • Football
  • Frisbee games
  • Karaoke
  • Kings' Got Talent
  • Latin dances
  • Movie night
  • Murder Mystery
  • Pool parties
  • Quiz challengers
  • Swimming games
  • Tennis
  • Touch Rugby
  • Volleyball
  • Zumba

Typical excursions

Full-day excursions

  • London
    Our staff will guide you through the most iconic sights of the Westminster area (inc. Trafalgar Square, Downing Street, Westminster Abbey, the Big Ben, Buckingham Palace and more!), to visit historical museums of worldwide fame in the South Kensington area (Natural History Museum, Science Museum, etc..), as well as cruise on the river Thames and shop in Covent Garden and Brick Lane Market.
  • Brighton
    As vibrant as few cities in the world, let yourself be surprised by its wonderful Pier, visit the Sea Life Centre and shop in the famous Lanes.
  • Oxford
    Discover the home of one of the most prestigious universities in the world with its many colleges; full of history, fun facts and with many of its buildings used in the Harry Potter franchise (Christchurch, Bodleian Library, etc...)
  • Cambridge
    Home to a number of world famed universities with 1/5 of its residents being university students!
  • Canterbury
    The setting of "The Canterbury Tales" by the father of English literature, Geoffrey Chaucer, will charm you with its beauties and cathedral.

Half-day excursions

  • Greenwich
    Home to the Greenwich Market and the Royal Observatory with plenty of grass areas for relaxation.
  • Chislehurst Caves
    22 mile long caves used during WWII to shelter from London air raids.
  • Bluewater Shopping Centre
    The fifth largest shopping centre in the UK with more than 330 to choose from!
  • Bromley Shopping
    Traditional market town with a vibrant atmosphere.
  • Extended half-day to Hever Castle
    Historic castle with stunning gardens where Anne Boleyn, the wife of King Henry VIII, spent her childhood.
  • Extended half-day to London each week including Westminster area, Leicester Square, Buckingham Palace, Spitafield & Brick Lane Markets.

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