Slindon College

Summer English Experience for 13 - 17 Year Olds
Slindon College offers a language immersion experience with 100 hours of English each week, ultimate All Inclusive core programme, outstanding welfare and British students for natural language exchange.

Small classes (maximum 14 students), a high ratio of staff to students (minimum 1:4), and excellent welfare from the onsite Housemother, all mean students have high levels of care, with high rates of student satisfaction.  The CLAC experience focuses on friendship and with over 20 nationalities students make friends from around the world.

Students are encouraged to socialise through the activity programme, making their own choices on what to enjoy from the activities, sports, trips and social experiences available.

Slindon College is a historic building in a beautiful parkland setting on the Slindon Estate at the foot of the West Sussex South Downs with uninterrupted views to the coast.

Facilities include:

  • Heated outdoor Swimming Pool
  • Tennis courts, netball and badminton
  • Playing fields for football, rounders, and team games
  • 2,118 faculty members
  • Indoor hall for sports and activities
  • Art and Cookery Rooms
  • Themed events and international evenings
  • Drama and music workshops
  • Aerobic and dance classes
  • BBQs, discos, quizzes and competitions
  • Nature walks and treasure trails
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Welfare and Safety

CLAC takes very seriously its responsbility to take care of all the children in its care…

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Accommodation

Topic based classes designed specifically for CLAC students and led by a professional instructor

A typical day at Slindon College

CLAC days start with a meeting which everyone attends to find out exactly what is happening throughout that day and also other plans for the week. After their meeting students go to their English classes. Students can meet up with their friends at break time after their first classs and then there are two shorter skills classes before lunch.

In the afternoon students choose from the many activities including arts, sports, games and local trips on offer. These are displayed on the Social Programme and students sign up for their chosen actitivies.

In the evening is when the big events happen, famous CLAC games such as the Scary Walk, Cluedo, parties, campfires and other activities that involve the whole course. Everyone is included.

2021 Dates and Prices

Course Period Weeks Fees Availability
Sunday, 11 July  – Sunday, 25 July 2021 [ 2 Weeks ] £2,780 Available
Sunday, 25 July – Sunday, 8 August 2021 [ 2 Weeks ] £2,500 Available
Sunday, 11 July – Sunday, 1 August 2021 [ 3 Weeks ] £3,960 Available
Sunday, 11 July – Sunday, 8 August 2021 [ 4 Weeks ] £4,500 Available

Accommodation is full board with breakfast, lunch, dinner, break-time refreshments and evening hot chocolate. The food on CLAC courses is cooked on-site and is homely and plentiful. There are two hot choices at both lunch and dinner, a vegetarian option and a salad bar with bread and fresh fruit.

We are also able to cater to individual dietary requirements such as allergies and intolerances if notified in advance.

Bedrooms and bathrooms are separate for boys and girls. Students are placed with similar age groups and mixed nationalities in bedrooms from 2 to 6 students, in order to encourage new friendships and maximise English speaking.

All rooms are comfortable and clean with plenty of storage and hanging space for each student. Bathroom and showering facilities are well situated for easy access throughout the accommodation areas.

There are always enough facilities for everyone. Included in the fees is a personal laundry service and also bed linen, which is changed once a week.

The programme of social activities at the center provides an opportunity for students to relax, practise their English and have fun. Every afternoon after classes students have the independence to choose what they would like to take part in. Students can decide between different sports, art based activities, and trips to local attractions.  The programme is designed to appeal to different personalities and to not only interest, but also include everyone.

Each evening the Social Team arranges group challenges and tournaments, as well as CLAC quiz nights, discos and parties to entertain and involve all of the Slindon students. There is always something happening for all of our students to be take part in. We also understand that some free time is desired and this is included in the programme. Students can use complimentary Wifi during free times and breaks.

CLAC, Slindon College, Slindon, Arundel, West Sussex, BN18 0RH, situated in the heart of West Sussex in the small village of Slindon.

  • 5 miles from the historic town of Arundel
  • 8 miles east of Chichester
  • 10 miles west of Worthing.
  • Approximately 50 mins travel time from London Gatwick
  • Approximately 90 mins travel time from London Heathrow

Our nearest train station is Chichester with direct links to London Victoria.

Included in the Fees

  • 20 Hours of English Tuition per week: 15 Hours of English Classes, 5 Hours of English Plus
  • English Plus options: Film & Photography, Dance & Drama, Football Academy, Yoga & Wellbeing, Forest School
  • 100 hours of English immersion in total each week through classes, academies and activities
  • Full Board Residential Accommodation in shared bedrooms and all meals and snacks
  • Insurance covering cancellation
  • Return airport transfers from Gatwick, Heathrow or Southampton
  • Ultimate all-inclusive core social programme including local day trips
  • Full day excursions to London, Brighton or Portsmouth
  • Small classes taught by qualified and engaging English teachers
  • 1:4 Staff to Student ratio for exceptional levels of care
  • Good mix of nationalities
  • Free WiFi, Course T-shirt, Certificate, Report and Photo Memories
  • 93% ‘Excellent’ rating by students in 2019
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