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INTERN DIARY: Valentina and Chiara

  Hi! We are Chiara and Valentina and we are 19 years old. We are two Italian students who are going to university next year. Thanks to our school in Italy, now we have the opportunity to do an internship at Hilderstone College for 12 weeks. Here we work in different offices like Student Services […]

TURNER CONTEMPORARY: A modern, calming art space by the sea.

Opened in 2011, and named after the famous artist who spent so much time in Margate, this light and airy gallery is a great place to visit in all weathers. It is free to enter (donation appreciated), and the main exhibition changes every few months. As well as the works of art on display, often […]

FREE ARRIVAL TRANSFER OFFER

A FREE ARRIVAL TRANSFER FROM ANY LONDON AIRPORT TO BROADSTAIRS (by shuttle bus or by taxi, depending on flight time and airport) The following promotion will be available for all new individual enrolments received after 1 July 2018 for courses starting at Hilderstone between 27 August to 22 December 2018. Bookings must be for a […]

SANDWICH: Historic charm

Sandwich is a charming town just 15 kilometres from Broadstairs. We often go here as part of a Friday afternoon visit, or you can easily reach it independently by train. It’s a small town but has some really interesting little shops and cafes, and it’s very pleasant to walk around the narrow streets with quirky […]

BRIGHTON: One of our favourite Saturday trips

Brighton is a fantastic destination for a day out, with its vibrant cultural mix and its varied arts and music scene. Here you will find modern shopping centres alongside unusual boutiques and small specialist shops in the old, historic lanes of the old town (known as ‘The Lanes’). Something you really should  see when you […]

QUIZ OF THE WEEK commencing 18th June 2018: Phrasal verbs with ‘on’

Do you know the missing verbs? Try without any help, and then choose from the list below if you get stuck! Remember you might need to change the verb form to fit the sentence, e.g. past simple. 1) The Rubik’s Cube puzzle really ________ ON in the 1970s. (became popular) 2) I don’t think the […]

QUIZ OF THE WEEK commencing 11th June 2018: BRITISH SLANG

Do you know the meaning of these common slang words and expressions? Try googling them! Then check the answers below. 1) A quid 2) A brolly 3) A bloke 4) A nap/to have a nap 5) legless (adjective) 6) skint (adjective) 7) the bee’s knees 8) to have a natter 9) chuffed (adjective) 10) A […]

LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD – Tessa Woodward

We are delighted to announce the news of a special award presented to Tessa Woodward, who many of our readers will remember as a key member of the teacher training team at Hilderstone for many years.  Tessa retired from Hilderstone in 2016 but has remained active in the profession, editing the Teacher Trainer and maintaining […]