Pre-Arrival Information for Students

 
 

You probably have a lot of questions about living in London and the UK.  We will try to answer some of them:

 

  • Can you give me any advice about arriving in the UK?

    Click here to download advice about finding your way from the airport to your accommodation.

 

  • How can I find Burlington School?

    Click here for advice and directions to get to Burlington School.

 

  • What will happen on my first day at Burlington School?

    Click here to find out what you will do on your first day at the school.

 

  • How can I travel around London?

    Click here for advice about travelling in London.

 

  • Can you tell me about my classes at Burlington School?

    Click here to download information about our classes, and advice for learning outside the classroom.


  • How quickly will I make progress in English?

    Click here for information about making progress in English.
    Remember - everybody learns at different speeds, and you will need to practice a lot.

 

  • What academic support and advice can you give me?

    Click here for information about our academic support services.

 

  • Are there special rules for students under 18 years old?

    Click here for information about students under 18 years of age.

    The parent or guardian of all students under the age of 18 must complete a Parent/Guardian Consent Form and return it to the school before the student arrives.
    Click here for a copy of the Parent/Guardian Consent Form.

    You can find more information in our Safeguarding and Welfare Policy.

 

  • Can you tell me about social and cultural activities in London?

    Click here for information about things to do in London, including information about the school's social programme.

 

  • Can you give me any advice about accommodation?

    Click here to download advice about accommodation in London, including advice about finding your own accommodation.

    Click here to download our Homestay Handbook for Adults (age 18 and over).

    Click here to download our Homestay Handbook for Young Learners (age Under 18).

    Click here to download our School Residence Handbook.

 

  • How much money will I need in the UK?

    Click here for advice about money in the UK - and how to save it.

 

  • Are there any laws or customs I should know about?

    Click here for information about UK laws and customs.

 

  • What is the weather like in the UK?

    Click here for information about the weather in London.

 

  • What happens if I get sick in the UK?

    Click here for advice about healthcare in the UK.

 

  • Do I need to register with the police?

    Click here for information about registering with the police.

 

  • Will I be safe in London?

    Click here for advice about staying safe in London.

    The British Council have also published information about staying safe in the UK - you can find it here and here.

 

For more information, click here to download the Student Handbook.

 

If you have any more questions, please contact us.

 

 

 

 
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