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POSTCARD FROM ENGLAND by Mohammed Alqarni

Mohammed is from Saudi Arabia, and came to Hilderstone last September. When he arrived he did not speak much English, but he has made great progress, as you can see from his writing below! He will stay until next summer, and we are looking forward to seeing his skills in English develop even more. When […]

Decorating the College Christmas tree

Holiday season is here and at the College we start with decorating a traditional Christmas fir tree. Watch the students and staff in action: https://youtube.com/watch?v=txVF66GN85s&t=18sHave you put up your decorations yet? Please like and Subscribe to our YouTube Channel!

Memories of the early days of Hilderstone College

Ayoub from Libya writes about his memories of being a Hilderstone student in 1983! I was a student at Hilderstone 36 years ago . We reached Hilderstone on 8 March, 1983 in the afternoon , we had a warm welcome from all the staff , and the landlords were waiting to pick up us to […]

Phrase of the Week 1/7/2019

Throw (or Put) a spanner in the works Do something, or something happens, that makes a plan or activity fail. Example: “We were going to move to a smaller place, but my son lost his job and moved back home.” “That must have thrown a spanner in the works.” #hilderstonephraseoftheweek FREE PHOTO

Three months at Hilderstone

My name is Charlotte and I stayed for three months at Hilderstone until October 2017. Although I could improve my English skills, it’s still difficult for me to write an essay! (I never liked it). Always when I think back I have a big smile on my face because my time at the school was […]

Agnes came to us in the autumn of 2015 and stayed into 2016. With her constant smile and energy she worked hard to reach her level and get on a Masters course in Sheffield. It was no surprise to us when we heard that she had graduated.

When I went to Hilderstone College to improve speaking and writing, it was the time I needed to improve my IELTS score, which was 6 in the average for the second time. I had to reach 7 in next 6 months. I had two fantastic teachers, which were Lee and Pierre, playing an important role […]