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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 […]

Broadstairs Dickens Festival

Broadstairs Dickens Festival takes place every June, and lasts for about a week. Don’t be surprised if you bump into a ‘Victorian’ while you’re having your coffee or buying a sandwich! The streets are full of people in Victorian costume, many representing characters from the novels of Charles Dickens.   Charles Dickens visited Broadstairs in […]

HEVER CASTLE, Kent

Hever Castle is in our home county of Kent, about 80 miles/130 km from Broadstairs, so easy for a day out. The castle dates back 700 years in parts,and was the childhood home of Anne Boleyn, the second wife of Henry VIII (He had six in total!). It has 125 acres of beautiful gardens, two […]

QUIZ OF THE WEEK commencing 21st May 2018: ADJECTIVE + NOUN collocations

Can you match the adjectives with their noun collocations? ADJECTIVES              NOUN hasty                              divorce mixed                             humour total                […]

WALMER CASTLE: The lovely gardens make this castle special.

Walmer Castle  dates back to the time of Henry VIII (1491 – 1547) and was originally built as a defence fortress, but has evolved into a homely residence for many well-known names from the Duke of Wellington to the Queen Mother. Inside you can explore Wellington’s career, the story of his life and death and even […]

CANTERBURY: An historic city just a short train ride away.

Canterbury is a fascinating city, with hundreds of years of history – in fact, it dates back to Roman times. The impressive cathedral has been a place of worship for more than 1,400 years, and is the ‘headquarters’ of the Anglican Church (The Archbishop of Canterbury is the symbolic head of the worldwide Anglican Communion). Pilgrims […]

LOUISE CAMBRAY and ANGELA SILK, Accommodation Officers

Louise and Angela  are the Accommodation Officers for Hilderstone College.  Louise has been in the role of Accommodation and Welfare Officer for just over a year, coming from a background in education and safeguarding roles.  Angela is the Deputy Accommodation and Student Support Officer and has been in the role for 2.5 years, previously working […]

Instant CoursePricer now available on our website!

We are delighted to announce a new tool on our website, which makes it very easy to see the price of a course.  Just enter the dates and a few details and you will, in a few seconds, see a full price quotation for the course details you have entered. It’s easy to use.  On […]