The British Council inspected and accredited ACCORD ISS in 2009. The Accreditation Scheme assesses the standards of management, resources and premises, teaching and welfare and accredits organisations which meet the overall standard in each area inspected (see www.britishcouncil.org for details).
The inspection report stated that the organisation met the standards of the Scheme and points of excellence were noted in aspects of:
Chris, aged 10 from China - "This is my 1st time away from home but the staff are friendly and make me feel happy. I soon made lots of friends".
Nathalie, aged 15 from France - "English lessons are very good and activities are trips are the best!"
Angie, aged 12 from Venezuela - "This is my 2nd year at ACCORD ISS and it gets better every year. I hope to come again next year".
Sabin, aged 19 from Kazakhstan - "I have really benefited from my time at the University Hall of Residence and my English has improved so much. The English lessons are really challenging and the teachers are so helpful. I know this course is moving to the Eastbourne Centre - on the Eastbourne seafront - and I want to go there next year".
Anna, aged 18 from Russia - "Every single member of staff has been so nice and friendly with the students. They always worry about us, our problems, security, activities"...
Eleonore, aged 16 from France - "From my point of view, ACCORD ISS is one of the best 'camps' to learn English. The lessons were always interesting and helpful. The teachers are very friendly".
Marco, aged 17 from Italy - "I really like my room. It's big, spacious and bright. It's comfortable and inside we have everything that we need. We have a beautiful sea view and at night we can see the bright pier".