About WEE - Royal Hospital School

Royal Hospital School is located just outside Ipswich. The school is set on the banks of the River Stour in the Suffolk countryside but was originally located at Greenwich Hospital and was based in what is now the National Maritime Museum. The school has been located in Holbrook since 1933.


Royal Hospital School

Royal Hospital School exterior

Royal Hospital School – Programme Highlights

The World English Experience (WEE) combines a General English language course, Trinity exam preparation, a series of English language based mental and physical challenges and a full British cultural and activity programme.

Recommended ages: 7-17


  • 14 nights full board accommodation and return airport transfers from London airports
  • Participation in the WEE 2017 competition with medals for all participants and plaques for each school
  • Full day excursion to Cambridge with entrance to King’s College
  • Full day excursion to Norwich with entrance to Norwich Castle
  • 2 extended full day excursions to London (9am-8pm) with a guided tour with a professional walking tour guide
  • 1 extended full day excursion to London (9am-10:30pm) with the option to include London Eye and a West End Musical
  • 1 half day excursion to Colchester
  • Trinity preparation and Trinity Graded Exam at the end of the programme
  • WEE Tigers Programmes for 7-10 year olds with young learners’ syllabus and age specific on-site activities


  • London Heathrow


  • London Gatwick


  • London Stansted

    1hr 40mins

WEE - Royal Hospital


  • Mixed accommodation including single, twin and multi-bedded options with shared bathroom facilities
  • Exceptionally high standard common rooms in every boarding house with TVs and computers
  • Newly refurbished dining hall and servery (2015)
  • Extensive sports facilities including tennis courts, a swimming pool, large sports hall and outdoor playing fields
  • Group leader social space overlooking the River Stour
  • WiFi access available (computer room sessions available during 2 week programme).