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COVID-19

Covid-19

We will follow UK Government guidance with regard to safety measures in the classroom. The maximum student number in class will be reduced to 8, we will implement safe-distancing, staggered break times, regular thorough cleaning, hand sanitiser will be provided, classrooms will be well ventilated. 

Our homestay hosts will provide a safe, comfortable and friendly place to stay.  If you, or a member of your homestay family, becomes ill, you will self-isolate together.

Our social programme has been adjusted so that we only do things that are Covid-safe. As a result we are unable to offer our traditional programme. As restrictions ease, we will develop the programme to provide a fuller experience.

Please see our Covid-19 Guidelines, and please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions.

Coming to the UK: What do you have to do?

Some of our students have to self-isolate, take COVID-19 tests and complete forms. Below is a video of one of our students explaining what it was like for him. Always refer to the UK government website to find out what you need to do, and please contact us if you are unsure of anything.

Please always check your own country's travel regulations about entering and departing England.

 

 

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Hilderstone College is a specialist English language centre. We offer a wide range of English language courses for adult learners (aged sixteen and above) from all over the world. We also provide courses for teenagers in school groups.

Since 1970 the College has had an international reputation for quality. Hilderstone is accredited by the British Council and is a member of IALC and English UK. The English Language Gazette has identified the College as a centre of excellence for the last nine years in a row.

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Testimonials

  • Lena, Switzerland

    "Brilliant - no more words needed"

  • Anais, France

    "I sincerely enjoyed my stay in Broadstairs. The school, the teachers, the host family and the city. Everything was perfect."

  • Klára, Czech Republic

    "I think that this week will be an experience for my whole life."

  • Constanze, Austria

    "Comfy classrooms, charming garden, good lunches and meals, very interesting and fun activities. Very well organised."

  • Gorkem, Turkey

    "I think Hilderstone College was one of the best choices of my life."

  • Piyapat, Thailand

    "It is very good and I absolutely love to study English here."

  • Hyun Jin, Korea

    "Great teachers, kind staff, lovely classmates and host family, peaceful town and beautiful beach."

  • David, France

    "I have been to several English language schools in my life but Hilderstone College is the best. I am very thankful to the teachers and the administration staff for their availability and professionalism."

  • Maria Madalena, Brazil

    "It was a wonderful experience. Family and College surpassed my expectations."

  • Hélène, Luxembourg

    "I really enjoyed the study, especially meeting new people from different countries. It was an unforgettable experience and I would recommend this to everyone."

Hilderstone College - Accommodation

Accommodation

Hilderstone will arrange for you to stay in half-board homestay accommodation, which includes breakfast and dinner every day, and breakfast, lunch and dinner at weekends.

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Hilderstone College - Social Programme

Social Programme

Take a look at our varied social programme, specially prepared for students from all over the world: sports, dancing, musical events and evening talks, as well as excursions to London and other cities.

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Hilderstone College - Location

Location

The College is in the seaside town of Broadstairs in south-east England, only 110 km from London (80 minutes by high speed train), and 30 minutes from the historic city of Canterbury. A great location!

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Our most recent blog posts

Hilderstone College - OUR CREATIVE STUDENTS

OUR CREATIVE STUDENTS

Hilderstone students are a creative bunch! In addition to academic essays and functional English, they can also produce some excellent poetry and stories. We love reading them, and thought you might too.

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Hilderstone College - Entering the UK during Covid - a student's experience

Entering the UK during Covid - a student's experience

Hilderstone College student De Sun Ryou speaks about his experience of entering the UK to study during this difficult time: passenger locator form, Covid-19 tests and quarantine. It may seem daunting but De Sun expla

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Hilderstone College - MORELLI'S

MORELLI'S

MORELLI'S ICE CREAM PARLOUR is located on the seafront in Broadstairs overlooking Viking Bay. It was founded in 1932 and is still in the Morelli family today. This parlour is a nostalgic step back in time with its fur

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