Croydon College, Greater London

The Borough of Croydon is located to the south of London, only minutes by train from Central London. The town itself is centred around the Queens Gardens and the High Street, the surrounding areas are full of Victorian architecture.

A great example of the architecture is the well-known Croydon Clock Tower Arts Centre, home to the Museum of Croydon, David Lean Cinema and public library.

    • Summer Courses
    • Suitable for Groups and Individual Students
    • Adult Student Ratio 1:10
    • European City Tours Available
    • Homestay – carefully selected local families providing a home-from-home experience

  • Cafe
  • Lecture Theatre / Cinema
  • City Location
  • Playing fields close by
  • Common Room
  • Studio available for Dance & Drama Academy
  • Wifi
  • Homestay – carefully selected local families providing a home-from-home experience
  • Experienced and professional local organiser
  • Full board – breakfast and evening meal with family and packed lunch provided each day
  • Shared rooms with shared bathrooms
  • Daily drop-off and pick-up service included
Nearby Airports
  • 48 km from Heathrow
  • 32 km from Gatwick

A typical day with Ardmore

Students have three hours of English lessons per day from Monday to Friday, with the lessons divided into two parts.

Part One: Language input, which involves using grammar and vocabulary in various tasks/exercises.

Part Two: Fluency/practice activities aimed at developing fluency through specific tasks like designing a website or poster, conducting a classroom survey or even producing/acting in a short play.

We offer a wide range of activities, which may include: Football, Arts & Crafts, Dance, Tennis, Basketball, etc.

Evening entertainment programme may include Talent Show, Disco, Quiz Nights, Film Nights, Sports Tournaments and more options.

Emphasis on communication helps students to use English for a variety of purposes and in various situations. Our aim is to build students' knowledge and confidence in understanding and speaking English.

Nearby attractions and Excursions

There’s plenty to see and do for a half day, or even an full day in London and around. A full day trip to Oxford and Oxford Castle, or a half day in London to go on the River Cruise.

Alternatively there are half day excursions more local to the campus, which include a visit to the British Museum or Natural History Museum.

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