The Sydney English Academy, SEA is an independently owned and operated school.
Established by Owner /Directors Mick Edwards and Samantha Milton in 2001, it has developed a reputation as one of Sydney’s best English language colleges. The small classes, amazing nationality mix, excellent teaching staff and the personalised ‘family’ atmosphere create an optimum environment in which students can achieve their goals of becoming confident English speakers while having a fantastic life experience.
SEA is located in the centre of the shopping precinct (The Corso) of Manly and only 50 metres from Manly Beach, one of the most beautiful beaches in Australia. Classrooms open onto a comfortable sunny lounge area where students can relax and talk with friends. We offer Intensive General English courses, IELTS and Cambridge FCE and CAE preparation courses.
Our excellent weekly social program allows students to enjoy many of the fabulous activities available in Manly and Sydney and at the same time, make new friendships with students from around the world. We look forward to welcoming you to SEA and helping you to achieve your goals.
There is a café on the ground floor of the school building. There are also many cafes and food outlets available for students adjacent to the school.
45 % European 30 % South American and 25% Asian
Homestay, hostels and backpackers. Homestays are located a maximum of 40 minutes from the school and an average of 15 minutes by public transport. The Co owner and Director of SEA is Smantha Milton who is also the homestay officer. She personally inspects and meets all of SEA’s homestay families.
The school is on the second floor of a two storey building located in the centre of Manly and only 50 metres from Manly Beach. All of the 8 classrooms, lounge, kitchen and reception is on the one level. The central sunny lounge area is filled with natural light. Comfortbale sofas, wifi and computers are avilable in the lounge area. Students can have their morning tea and lunch in the school campus or on the beach
The school is located in the main street of Manly (The Corso) and is surrounded by cafes, food outlets, bars, clubs and retail stores. The main bus station and ferry terminal is a two minute walk fom the school so very convenient. Within a 5 minute walk of the school there is a beautiful beach, tennis courts, parks and BBQ areas, scuba diving, sailing, surfing, beach volleyball and much more.