About BEO-Christ’s Hospital School

With a striking resemblance to Harry Potter’s Hogwarts – Christ’s Hospital School is a majestically beautiful centre with a large historical dining room and new refurbished boarding houses, making it ideal for young learners. The centre is based 3 miles from the traditional Sussex market town of Horsham which has an abundance of medieval buildings and modern piazzas.

Christ’s Hospital School – Programme Highlights

The British English Olympics (BEO) is a unique event attracting bilingual schools from around the world to compete against one another in a series of English language academic challenges. As part of the BEO, your students will be required to explore contemporary global issues and to make presentations, debate and perform on themes such as the environment, globalisation and sustainable development.

Compulsory age range: 12-16 


  • Participation in the BEO competition at Christ’s Hospital School centred on contemporary political and social issues .
  • 2 extended full day excursions to London (9am-8pm) with a guided Politics and Royalty walking tour.
  • Award Ceremony based in a central London location
  • 1 extended full day excursion to London (9am-10:30pm) including a ride on the London Eye and a West End Musical.
  • 1 full-day excursion to Brighton with a guided walking tour and option to include an entrance to Brighton Pavilion
  • 1 full day excursion to Oxford with walking tour and entrance to an Oxford College

Please find the centre guidebook here


  • London Heathrow

    1 hour

  • London Gatwick

    30 minutes

  • London Stansted

    2 hours

Christ’s Hospital School, Horsham


  • Purpose-built theatre in a similar design to ‘The Globe’ Theatre, London
  • Impressive grand hall used for discos, talent shows, competition events and formal ceremonies
  • On-site leisure centre with large sports hall and swimming pool
  • Traditional boarding houses (mixed accommodation options) with their own large social spaces
  • Large historical dining room with modern canteen servery
  • Laundry facilities in every boarding house with group leader access
  • Modern classrooms and rehearsal breakout spaces.