Barnardiston Hall

Residential in dormitories

Ages 7-13 • From £1,470.00

This place is awesome, I will never forget my teachers

Georgii Komendantov, Russia, Barnardiston Hall 2014

Barnardiston Hall Boarding School

Key Information

Age:Ages 7-13
Class size:Maximum 12 students per class
Classes:15 hours per week. Elementary – Advanced levels
Transfers:Free from Heathrow and Stansted (see conditions)
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Barnardiston Hall

Residential English Language Course for Young Learners

Barnardiston Hall is our residential English language course for young learners aged 7-13. It is a boarding school noted for its warm and friendly atmosphere. The school is located in the heart of the Suffolk countryside, just 30 minutes’ drive from Cambridge. It is a safe and secure location, with staff who have years of experience in looking after and working with young learners. We have been running the course at Barnardiston Hall for more than 10 years. It is an active course with 15 hours per day of English lessons combined with a busy activity programme that includes sports, arts and crafts and cultural activities as well as excursions to London and the Pleasurewood Hills theme park. Young learners are certain to have an enjoyable time at Barnardiston Hall.

Barnardiston Hall Course dates for 2018

8th – 21st July

22nd July – 4th August

Barnardiston Hall Prices for 2018

2 Week Course£1470 + £50 Registration Fee
4 Week Course£2940+ £50 Registration Fee
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Teaching & Lessons

  • 15 full hours teaching per week
  • Maximum class size of 12
  • Elementary – advanced levels
  • Reports and certificates

Barnardiston Hall Location

  • Set in the heart of the Suffolk countryside
  • 30 minutes from Cambridge
  • Safe and secure location

Barnardiston Hall Accommodation

  • Accommodation is in small dormitories.
  • Boys and girls are accommodated on separate floors supervised by school staff.
  • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner are offered and are taken in school dining room.
  • Regular laundry
  • Bed linen is provided (students should bring their own towels)
  • Warm and friendly atmosphere

Barnardiston Hall Activities & Excursions

The course at Barnardiston Hall has an exciting and varied activity programme with sports, games and excursions.
  • Full day excursions including London and Madame Tussauds
  • Many local trips on the school coach
  • Sports, games arts and crafts
  • All entrance fees included

An example two-week activity schedule at Barnardiston Hall.

DayAfternoon ActivityEvening Activity
MondayExcursion to Bury St EdmundsWelcome Games
TuesdayVisit to Duxford Air MuseumQuiz/Singing
WednesdaySports/Chill OutFilm Night
ThursdayMountfitchet CastleRollerworld Disco
FridayExcursion to CambridgeTalent Show Preparation
SaturdayFull Day Excursion to Pleasurewood HillsFree Time
SundayFull Day Excursion to LondonFree Time
MondayVisit Thetford Forest ParkDisco
TuesdayTalent Show PreparationQuiz/Singing
WednesdayFull Day Excursion to Woburn Safari ParkTalent Show Preparation
ThursdayVisit Ickworth House and ParkShow Night
FridayVisit Saffron WaldenBBQ and Awards
You can view the websites of some of the excursions below 



  • Small course of 100 students
  • Safe and secure environment, 4.5km from the nearest town
  • Accommodation in dormitories supervised by school staff
  • On site nurse, doctor on call
  • Qualified first aiders on site
  • Supervised sports and social programme


Barnardiston Hall Transfers

Free transfers are available on the Barnardiston Hall course.
  • To qualify for a free transfer on arrival, you need to book a flight that lands on Sunday between 9am and 5pm at London Stansted or London Heathrow.
  • To qualify for a free transfer on departure, you need to book a flight that takes off on a Saturday between 9am and 5pm at London Stansted or London Heathrow.
  • If your flight is outside these hours, to/from a different airport or on a different day, you will need to arrange a private taxi transfer. Please contact us on to arrange this.
Prices for one way taxi transfers are below:

Barnardiston Hall Availability

8th - 21st  JulySpaces
22nd July - 4th AugustSpaces
*We impose limits on the number of students of each nationality, in order to ensure a good mix of nationalities on the course.