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Please Note: The UK is no longer accepting new applications for UK programmes while we restructure our operations. Please note that this does not affect any of our Ireland programmes which continue uninterrupted. Please contact Declan Millar at firstname.lastname@example.org for further information on options in the UK.
Students on our British Boarding School Group Immersion Programme are enrolled into one of our suitable UK Private Boarding schools.
Our Placement Managers match groups to schools depending on student details and availability in our partner schools. Most of our student groups will be placed in one of our Primary Locations.
We have chosen these locations because they are safe, accessible and have excellent local UK boarding schools. Whilst each location is unique, they will all offer students a typical British experience.
Distance from London: 83km
Local Airport: London Stansted
Major Airport: London Heathrow (1 hour 50 minutes to Cambridge)
Description: Boasting one of the world’s most prestigious universities, Cambridge is a town brimming with history, tradition and scholarly charm. At the heart of this spectacular destination is Cambridge University, which is split into 31 architecturally stunning colleges. The most famous is Kings College, with its distinctive Gothic Chapel and illustrious list of former students. Above all, Cambridge is home to a number of excellent UK schools.
Distance from London: 75km
Local Airport: London Gatwick
Major Airport: London Heathrow (1 hour 30 minutes to Brighton)
Description: Brighton is a city that has it all, bohemian, hedonistic and colourful. Whether it is the laid-back beach living to legendary food and drink scene, or it’s superb shopping and an outlandish Royal Palace. Stretching out into the sea is the iconic, neon-lit Brighton Pier, expect amusements, rides and invigorating ocean views. As well as Brighton’s colourful network of shopping streets known as The Lanes which are awash with vintage gear, antiques and quaint cafes.
Distance from London: 52km
Local Airport: London City Airport / Gatwick Airport
Major Airport: London Heathrow (1 hour 20 minutes to Rochester)
Description: Rochester has a rich history with links to many key periods of Britain’s past. It lies at the lowest bridging point of the River Medway and therefore was for many years a favourite place of Charles Dickens. Because of this, he based many of his novels on the area. In addition to Rochester’s stunning architecture, there is so much to do and see, take a look here.
Distance from London: 260km
Local Airport: East Midlands Airport
Major Airport: London Heathrow (3 hours 45 minutes to Sheffield)
Description: Sheffield is a major industrial, cosmopolitan and cultural centre renowned for its green open spaces, creative talents, galleries, sport facilities and… cutlery! England’s fourth-largest city lies approximately 260 km north of London on the Don and Rivelin rivers at the foot of the Derbyshire Hills. Sheffield is a popular base from which to explore the Peak District, which is known for its rustic vistas, manor homes, mining towns, and mineral springs. Sheffield also has many well-tended parks and a beautiful greenbelt area for plenty of outdoor fun.
Distance from London: 400km
Local Airport: Blackpool Airport
Major Airport: London Heathrow (5 hours to Fleetwood)
Description: Fleetwood, on England’s north west coast, is a beautiful, Victorian seaside resort boasting a stunning promenade, Art Deco Theatre, a beautiful harbour yacht marina set by a shopping village, traditional shops and the famous Fleetwood Market with its 200 stalls. Fleetwood is now at the forefront of being the perfect holiday destination. Enjoy a walk along the promenade and see some of the most magnificent views in Lancashire, have fun at Marine Splash or see some top-flight events at the historic Marine Hall Theatre. Traditionally English, there are several award-winning fish and chip shops in the area.
Distance from London: 400km
Local Airport: Liverpool John Lennon Airport
Major Airport: Heathrow Airport (5 hours and 20 minutes to Llandudno)
Description: Known as the Queen of the Welsh resorts Llandudno is a charming Victorian seaside resort located in a beautiful setting on the north coast of Wales. Take a ride on the unique Victorian Tramway to the top of the Great Orme and visit the Great Orme Country Park, try Dry Slope Skiing, and tobogganing, play a round of Golf, or take an invigorating stroll along the Victorian Pier.