Dean Close School,
The Etherton Education Junior Academic Course and Family Summer Course are based at the beautiful campus of Dean Close School in Cheltenham. Dean Close School is a mix of grand Victorian buildings alongside modern purpose-built facilities. The school has made a vast investment in both new buildings and refurbishment projects.
The school sits within a wonderful 50 acre site giving the impression of open countryside, the air is clean and clear without pollution. There is an exceptional two-storey Art School, built to provide a spacious and creative environment. A Music School, built with a vibrant style to inspire. The sports facilities include a £3 million sports hall, as well as floodlit astro turf pitches, a 25m indoor pool, tennis / squash courts and a climbing wall, giving Dean Close School a brilliant variety of sporting opportunities.
Dean Close School is located in the heart of Cheltenham town, known as the ‘Western Gateway’ to England’s stunning Cotswolds. The historic buildings, parks, shops and open spaces make it a fantastic place for our Etherton Education students, and their parents, to gain a real feel for a boarding school and UK living! Cheltenham lies at the foot of the highest point in the Cotswolds, Cleeve Hill, a spectacular viewing point over Gloucestershire.
Courses available at Dean Close School, Cheltenham
2 and 4 weeks
Junior Academic Courses Our Etherton Education Junior Academic course is based at Dean Close School in Cheltenham and is for international students aged 10-12 years. It is designed for young students who want to have a great summer school experience, but also want something more than just an ordinary holiday course. Students spend 9 hours a ...read more
2 and 4 weeks
Family Summer Course Our Family Summer Course is an English language course for children aged 7 to 10 years, and parents based, at Dean Close School in Cheltenham. This course is available for two or four weeks and is a great introduction to British boarding schools. Each course will include visits to three excellent schools. ...read more
Dean Close Prep School, Lansdown Road, Cheltenham, GL51 6QS
From Birmingham / North – travel south on the M5 to exit 11, then take the A40 towards Cheltenham. Take Gloucester Road – Queens Road – Christchurch Road – Lansdown Road which brings you up to Shelburne Road on the left (there is no right turn into Shelburne Road).
From South / West – travel North on the M5 to exit 11, then take the A40 towards Cheltenham. Take Gloucester Road – Queens Road – Christchurch Road – Lansdown Road which brings you up to Shelburne Road on the left (there is no right turn into Shelburne Road).
SAT NAV – please use the postcode GL51 6QS
By Rail: From London Paddington, Birmingham New Street and Bristol there are regular trains to Cheltenham. The School is a five minute taxi ride or a ten minute walk from the station.
By Air: London Heathrow and London Gatwick Airport – approximately 2 hours. Birmingham, Bristol and Cardiff Airports – approximately 1 hour.