ALPADIA London City — summer school in the UK

  • British Council
  • Alpadia London-City, 8 Lewisham Way, New Cross, SE14 6NW London
  • Campus
  • age from 13 to 17


Summer English School
from 1 222,87 EUR per week
Age from 13 to 17 years
Jul 3, 2024   Aug 13, 2024

Program description and what is included

The centre offers a 15-hour English programme a week. The school has bright, spacious classrooms with technology. Students are divided into groups of up to 15 students by language level. Classes start in the morning. Teachers base their lessons on topics that are interesting for children and teenagers. This allows the child to speak more quickly, to understand better the grammar topics and to stay motivated. All levels are available.

  • 15 hour English course per week
  • Course materials
  • Certificate of Course Completion
    Residential accommodation in
  • single rooms with private bathroom
  • Travel card
  • Recreational Programme 
  • Pocket Money Service
  • Three meals per day 
  • Bank charges
  • Travel Class travel services
  • Visa processing including translation of documents
  • Health insurance
  • Transfers from and to the airport


ALPADIA English Language Centre is a beautiful, spacious, historical-style campus in south-east London. The New Cross area is lively, welcoming, with parks and cafes, and is a 20-minute drive from the city centre. Top attractions are within walking distance and transport links.

The centre has plenty of places to relax: a lounge, a terrace with a barbecue on the roof, a spacious courtyard with benches and greenery. There is also a sports field on site. As well as studying and sport, they school offers a full programme of excursions around London. Children will walk through the centre of the city, walk across the Tower Bridge and visit the British Museum. Optional activities include dress design workshops, a tour of a London fashion house, the cool Chelsea and Arsenal football stadiums and a walk down Cosy Lane to Madame Tussauds. At the weekend kids enjoy a day trip to Oxford, Brighton or Cambridge. In the evening there are quizzes, fashion shows, pizza parties and late night London.

Living and studying - all on the same area. The rooms in the residence are single rooms with facilities. The building has a barbecue terrace on the roof. The dining hall and study building are only 5 minutes away. Three meals a day are provided.

Why choose this school

  • Fantastic location
  • Residential neighbourhood
  • Close to public transport
  • Modern campus single bedrooms with ensuite bathroom
  • Bright & spacious classrooms for interactive learning
  • Residence roof terrace with BBQ & indoor lounge area
  • Free WiFi in the residence common areas and throughout college campus

School infrastructure

  • Single en suite bedroom
  • Desk, wardrobe, chair & lamp in rooms
  • Private bathroom & toilet
  • Common kitchen, lounge & dining area
  • Bedsheets & towel provided
  • Free WiFi in residence common areas and throughout the college campus

Sport infrastructure

  • Sports pitch 

Hobbies and clubs

Premium + optional activity package program:

  • City (170GBP/week)
  • Fashion (100GBP/week)
  • Stadium (150GBP/week)

Recommended arrival cities

  • London

Nearest airports

  • London Heathrow Airport - 90 minutes


Alpadia London-City, 8 Lewisham Way, New Cross, SE14 6NW London

Sample program

  • 1 day

    Morning. Arrival day
    Day. Registration
    Evening. Welcome party

  • 2 day

    Morning. Classes
    Day. Package activities
    Evening. Quiz night

  • 3 day

    Morning. Classes
    Day. Package activities
    Evening. Reversed theme disco

  • 4 day

    Morning. Classes
    Day. Excursion to Tower Bridge or Greenwich
    Evening. Games night

  • 5 day

    Morning. Classes
    Day. Package activities
    Evening. Newspaper fashion show

  • 6 day

    Morning. Classes
    Day. Package activities
    Evening. Team challenges

  • 7 day

    Morning. Visit to Central London
    Day. Visit to Central London
    Evening. Visit to Central London

  • 8 day

    Morning. Free day

  • 9 day

    Morning. Classes
    Day. Package activities
    Evening. Games

  • 10 day

    Morning. Classes
    Day. Package activities
    Evening. Karaoke

  • 11 day

    Morning. Classes
    Day. Trip to the National History Museum
    Evening. Games

  • 12 day

    Morning. Classes
    Day. Package activities
    Evening. Sport

  • 13 day

    Morning. Trip to Oxford
    Day. Trip to Oxford
    Evening. Disco

  • 14 day

    Morning. Departure

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