Every Saturday, students at ECHO go on a whole school excursion – a full day of visits, activities and shopping. They are led by our teachers, who make sure that everyone is using English and provide help and guidance at all times.

Here are some of the excursion destinations.

ARUNDEL – The castle, cathedral, museum, art galleries and theatre

LONDON – Buckingham Palace, Westminister Abbey, the British Museum, the National Gallery, the West End

WINCHESTER – Winchester Cathedral, The Great Hall & King Arthur’s ‘Round Table’, Wolvesey Castle, Winchester College

BRIGHTON & HOVE – Brighton Pavilion, Brighton Pier, Brighton Marina, the Paddle Around the Pier Festival, the i360 Observation Tower

HAMPTON COURT & KINGSTON – Hampton Court Palace, a river trip on the Thames, shopping in Kingston

ARUNDEL & CHICHESTER – Arundel Castle (home to the Duke of Norfolk), Arundel Festival, Arundel Cathedral, Arundel Park & boating lake, Chichester Cathedral

WINDSOR – Windsor Castle, Eton School, the historic old town

PORTSMOUTH – HMS Victory and the Historic Ships, the Royal Naval Museum, the Spinnaker Tower, Gunwharf Quays outlet shopping complex


Students at ECHO enjoy a range of social, sporting and creative activities either on site or through fully-staffed excursions. Again run by our teachers, they are great opportunities for students to practise the language they have learnt in the lessons, and to keep learning in an informal, fun way.

Here are just some of the activities our students can enjoy:

  • Football
  • Basketball
  • Tennis
  • Squash
  • Baseball
  • Badminton
  • Table tennis
  • Volleyball
  • Cricket
  • Computer games
  • Competitions
  • Board games
  • Comedy theatre
  • Film making
  • Acting workshops
  • Snooker
  • Go Shopping
  • Cinema
  • Karaoke
  • Croquet

About Arundel

Arundel is a small, friendly, vibrant town with a lot of cultural activity. It is a popular tourist destination close to some of the major towns of the South East, just 16 km from Chichester, 29 from Brighton, 45 from Portsmouth and 78 from London.

Most famous for its castle, with events throughout the year and still lived in by the Duke of Norfolk, Arundel’s picturesque streets and charming shops, cafés and restaurants are joined by a plethora of other attractions and events.

For more information about Arundel and its attractions visit http://www.arundel.org.uk/