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Our Accreditations and Excellence – Summer Boarding Courses

UK’s Top-Ranked Multi-Campus Summer School

Summer Boarding Courses have been delivering premier residential English summer schools for international students aged 8-17 years for 10 years, last year we welcomed students from 95 different countries.

We are delighted to gain the prestigious British Council accreditation, one of the highest accreditations and a leading mark of educational quality. We are the first and only multi-campus summer school to be awarded all 15 areas of strength from the British Council.

Our accreditations and memberships act as a quality seal of approval and certify that your child is studying at one of the UK’s Top-Ranked Multi-Campus Summer School, as ranked by El gazette.

“Summer Boarding Courses are currently the very best British Council accredited residential summer schools in the UK based on the EL Gazette analysis of their inspection results.”

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Melanie Butler, Editor in Chief, EL Gazette

British Council Inspection Maximum Strengths

In 2018 SBC became the first, and only, multi-campus summer school to be awarded an area of strength in every one of the 15 categories assessed by the British Council in their inspection. It is important parents and students are confident not just in the accreditation of the course, but also the number of strengths the provider holds.

Areas of strengths were noted in 15/15 areas, including:
Care of students, safeguarding under 18s, teaching and leisure opportunities.

British Council Inspection Maximum Strengths

In 2018 SBC became the first, and only, multi-campus summer school to be awarded an area of strength in every one of the 15 categories assessed by the British Council in their inspection. It is important parents and students are confident not just in the accreditation of the course, but also the number of strengths the provider holds.

Areas of strengths were noted in 15/15 areas, including:
Care of students, safeguarding under 18s, teaching and leisure opportunities.

One of the most multi-national summer school providers in the UK

In 2018 SBC welcomed students from 95 different countries. SBC is proud of creating one of the most culturally diverse learning environments in the UK. Students benefit from cross cultural learning, improving their subject knowledge, but also preparing for professional work or study by building their perspective of the world and enriching their skills for the future.

10 Years of Summer School Experience

We have been delivering high quality residential summer schools for 10 years and this year, SBC celebrated its 10th anniversary. Since 2009, we have welcomed over 10,000 students from all corners of the world to study with us.

10 Years of Summer School Experience

We have been delivering high quality residential summer schools for 10 years and this year, SBC celebrated its 10th anniversary. Since 2009, we have welcomed over 10,000 students from all corners of the world to study with us.

Accreditation & Memberships

We have successfully been accredited by the British Council, and in 2018 became the first summer school to achieve 15/15 Areas of Strength in an inspection.

Summer Boarding Courses is accredited by Accreditation UK – a partnership between the British Council and English UK. 

We are also part of English UK and Young Learners English UK, two industry bodies.