Located in the town centre, near the main shopping area, Twin English Centre Eastbourne offers Language courses and training programmes throughout the year. In the summer, the centre also runs a junior vacation programme based in Eastbourne College.
Centre facilities include a student lounge, free Wi-Fi, a tuck shop and self study room. Students enjoy studying in an international academic environment and in a relaxed seaside location.
Showing a high level of English can be the key to personal success, whether you use it to further your education or your career. At Twin Eastbourne, we use a range of teaching methods to help develop your use of the English language and improve the core skills of reading, writing, speaking and listening.
A variety of English courses are available, whether you want to improve your basic English skills or prepare for an exam such as IELTS, but we understand that learning a language is not just about studying in a classroom, it is much more than that.
Our wide range of English courses are suitable for both junior and senior learners, we provide all students with the help they need to acheive their English language goals. On top of our General English classes, we are also able to offer an exam preparation course for the internationally recognised and accepted IELTS test.
Offering a carefully selected range of courses, Eastbourne is visited by students from a variety of backgrounds all year round. Whether you are looking to study for a few weeks, or up to one year, we have the right course for you.
Courses include: General English, Intensive English, One-to-one, English for University, Teacher Development, Business English and IELTS Preparation.
- General English (15 hours per week)
- Intensive English (23 hours per week)
- IELTS Preparation
- One-to-One English
- Tailor-made Courses
- Teacher Development
- Young Entrepreneur
- English with Business Simulations
- English with Employability
The courses taught at our Eastbourne School will help prepare students for everyday situations where they will speak to people outside of the classroom. This provides them the opportunity to practise their English language skills with native English speakers. Our staff draw on their wealth of teaching knowledge to assist students of all nationalities. We use well tested methods, helping to ensure that lessons are as engaging as possible.
Twin English Centre Eastbourne is ideally located in Eastbourne town centre, a two-minute walk from the railway station, bus stops, the main shopping centre, restaurants and cinemas. The seafront and beaches, museum, parks and theatres are all within ten minutes walking distance.
The main school is in a three-storey building that is part of an elegant group of terraced buildings which date back to the end of the 19th century.
Aside from its bright, comfortable classrooms the school also provides students with a study centre, a small library and a common room equipped with comfortable sofas and a wide screen television.
Students can also buy hot and cold drinks as well as snacks from a small tuck shop. Free Wi-Fi is available. At the front of the building is a terrace with benches where students can sit and relax during break times in fine weather.
Within 100 metres of the school, there is a selection of cafés and sandwich shops serving hot and cold food in addition to light meals at very reasonable prices.
Eastbourne is a beautiful town on the south coast of England, providing an alternative study destination to London, for students who want to learn in a more relaxed environment.
When staying here you will have the chance to experience a traditional English seaside town and explore the South Downs National Park.
Eastbourne is full of fun things to see and do outside the classroom. Whether you want to spend time in the school or exploring the town and wider area, there is always something to do, such as:
- Enjoying a barbeque on the beach
- Walking along the sea front and paddling in the sea
- Spending an evening at the cinema or theatre
- Playing tennis, golf or learning to windsurf
- Spending time with friends, enjoying activities on the social programme
- Visiting the harbour or walking over to the scenic Beachy Head
Students studying in Eastbourne will have the option of staying with our friendly and welcoming homestay hosts. This gives them the chance to practise their English in a real life setting, and easily get to school each day.
Homestay accommodation with full-board and half-board.
Twin places great emphasis on finding safe, clean and comfortable accommodation for students. We know this is an important part of a student’s transition to their new life in the UK.
Students that are aged under 18 stay with local host families. For those aged over 18 who may prefer to live more independently, we offer a private home arrangement.
Families are usually within 40 minutes travel time from school on foot or by public transport
Our Accommodation officer or a member of his team visits all our homestay providers regularly to make sure that they meet our own high standards and comply with British Council guidelines.
- Students aged 17 and under can expect to share a room with another student
- The hosts treat the student like a member of the family, eating together and sharing the common living areas of the house together.
- Accommodation is generally full-board (note students on an adult programme that are aged 16-17 may book half-board with parental consent)
- The maximum number of students in the house is 4
- The house is clean and comfortable with adequate heating and lighting
- A comfortable bed and study facilities, with sufficient hanging and drawer space for your clothes
- Fresh bed linen and towels every week
- Access to washing facilities and bathrooms on a daily basis
- Laundry once a week
Fee in 2018: One person sharing a twin room, with breakfast, packed lunch and dinner - £135 per week
Students stay with host families and there may be more than four students in the house. The homestay conditions outlined above apply.
They are given a single room unless they request to share with a friend in a twin room.
Accommodation is generally half board (breakfast and dinner)
Fee in 2018: One person in a single room, with breakfast and dinner - £140 per week
Twin is happy to advise on other accommodation options including self-catering, hotels and hostels. Please consult the school.
Nearest train station: Eastbourne Station
Local bus services: Stagecoach for journeys around the town. Brighton Buses to Brighton/Seven Sisters/Beachy Head
Nearest attractions: Brighton, Hastings, Lewes, South Downs Country Park, Herstmonceux Science Centre and more.