Choose your course
+44 1273 721771
Homestay in Eastbourne

Homestay in Eastbourne

One of the best ways to improve your English is by living in England, speaking to local people and experiencing UK life and culture by living in homestay accommodation. We understand how important it is to feel comfortable where you live so our dedicated Accommodation Department carefully selects our homestays, choosing hosts who understand the needs of students from other countries.

The majority of students stay in single rooms on a half-board basis. The host provides breakfast and dinner every day with a light lunch/packed lunch on Saturday and Sunday. Other meal options may be possible - please contact us. The normal day for arrival with the host is the Sunday before the course starts (before 22.00) and the day of departure is normally the Saturday after the course ends.  

KEY FACTS

  • maximum travelling time to school 30 minutes
  • nearly all homestays are in walking distance
  • bedrooms with study facilities
  • breakfast and evening meal served every day, with lunch on Saturday and Sunday
  • only one person of the same nationality per home unless you ask to stay in the same home as a friend
  • sole use of bathroom homestays available on request
  • shared rooms available on request
  • single room (standard) - £124 per week; single room (sole use of bathroom) - £186; Fifty Plus single* - £134 per week; twin room (standard) - £110 per week

ELC Eastbourne is conveniently located right in the centre of Eastbourne. You will normally be placed in a homestay within walking distance of school so you will not need to pay for transportation. On occasion, we may offer you a homestay that suits your needs that is further than 30 minutes' walk from school but these homestays will be a short (10-20 minute) journey on public transport. In 2018 a weekly bus pass costs £14 and a 4-weekly bus pass costs £53.   

*Fifty Plus homestay - students booking our Fifty Plus course should choose Fifty Plus homestay (or sole use of bathroom homestays). Fifty Plus homestays are usually older hosts who are used to hosting mature students and have more time to interact and socialise with their students. 

Students aged 16 and 17 booked on adult courses

Unaccompanied students aged under 18 must normally choose homestay accommodation (half-board).

Unless otherwise requested, and subject to availability, we will normally place a student aged under 18 in a twin room with another student of the same sex and a similar age. (For students aged 18 and over shared homestay is only available for two students travelling together).

  • GENERAL ENGLISH COURSE TIMETABLE

    GE25/30 Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday

    9.00-

    10.30

    General

    English

    General

    English

    General

    English

    General

    English

    General

    English

    11.00-

    12.30

    General

    English

    General

    English

    General

    English

    General

    English

    General

    English

    GE25

    PM

    13.30 -

    14.30

    13.30 -

    14.25

    13.30 -

    14.25

    13.30 -

    14.25

     

    GE30

    PM

    14.35 -

    15.30

    14.30 -

    15.30

    14.35 -

    15.30

    14.35 -

    15.30

     

     

  • Test Your English

We use cookies for analytical and technical purposes. By continuing to use this website, you are agreeing to our Cookie Policy. X

COOKIE POLICY

We use cookies on our website so that we can provide you with a good user experience and so that we can develop and improve our website. If you continue to browse our website, you are agreeing to our use of cookies.

What are cookies?

A cookie is a small text file (often including a unique identifier of letters and numbers). We send these to your browser from our website and they are then stored on your computer’s hard drive, mobile device or tablet. A Cookie stores a small amount of data about your visit to our website on your computer.  These cookies do not contain any information that is personally identifiable to you.

Why do we use cookies?

We use the following cookies:

Essential cookies: These are cookies that we need for our website to operate well... They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our website (such as ELC online and ETO area), use our booking wizard or make secure online payments.

Analytical cookies:We use Google Analytics to track how visitors use our website – for example, which pages are more popular and which countries visitors come from. This helps us to improve how our website works, for example, by making sure that users can easily find what they are looking for. Google Analytics - used to analyse the usage of our website.

Functionality cookies: These are used to recognise you when you return to our website. This enables us to personalise our content for you, greet you by name and remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language or region).

Third Party Cookies

Social Media Cookies - When you share a page by using a social media sharing button (eg facebook, twitter) on this website, the third party social media website will use a cookie to enable this function.

Live Chat Cookies – when you use the Live Chat function, Live Chat uses cookies to improve their service and recognise previous use.

How do I manage cookies?

Most browsers allow you to refuse to accept cookies and to delete cookies. The methods for doing so vary from browser to browser, and from version to version. You can, however, obtain up-to-date information about blocking and deleting cookies via these links:

If you block cookies, you will not be able to use all the features on our website.

If you wish to read our full privacy policy please find it here.