Hours per Week

1 – 8 weeks

9 – 12 weeks

13 – 23 weeks

24 – 36 weeks

36+ weeks

General English

18 hours  £220 £210  £200  £190  £180

IELTS Exam Preparation

17 hours  £240  £230  £225  £215 £205

IELTS Exam Preparation

20 hours  £275   £270  £265  £255  £245

Single Sex

17 hours £270* per week

One to One

N/A £55 per hour**

Junior English

N/A Groups only – please check our Juniors price list or contact us for more information

Prices per week
* Subject to minimum number of students

** Minimum booking: 10 hours

Accommodation (PRICE PER WEEK)*




Homestay (Standard)

Single room. Half-board during weekdays and full-board at weekend. £140

Homestay (Twin Room)

Shared room. Half-board during weekdays and full-board at a weekend. £125

Homestay (En-suite)

En-suite facilities. Meals included as per Standard Homestay. £210

Luxury City Centre Student Residential

En-suite single room. Shared kitchen and lounge room. £180

* 1 week is equal to 7 nights (Sunday to Sunday)

Accommodation Extra Fees

Late check in (only at homestay) * £40
Summer supplement (July – August) £30
Extra night up to two nights (exclusively homestay) £30
Homestay special diet (price per week) £20
Student under 18 years (price per week, exclusively homestay) £20
Accommodation change fee £50

* Late check-in fee (For check in 11pm – 7am, Monday – Sunday)



One Way


Manchester Airport

£45 £80

Liverpool Airport

£80 £180

London Airport

£340 N/A

Additional Fees

Accommodation booking fee £60
Enrolment fee  £60
Course materials £10
Courier fee £70
School change fee £100) £100
Medical & travel insurance £8 pw

* Late check-in fee (For check in 11pm – 7am, Monday – Sunday)

Course Information

Courses start: Any Monday (Tuesday if Monday is a Bank Holiday)
Time: Morning or Afternoon (refer to our website)
Minimum stay: 2 weeks
Minimum age: 16 years old
(Students under 18 are required to submit a parental consent form and must book a single room homestay and airport transfers.)
Class size: Average 12 (maximum 15)
All courses are subject to availability and minimum class numbers.

Course levels

  • General English: Beginner to Advanced
  • IELTS Exam Preparation: Intermediate to Advanced
  • Private lessons: Beginner to Advanced

Course fees include:

  • Placement test
  • A free course book for every 12 weeks booked
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • End of course report (minimum 4 weeks study)
  • End of course Certificate (minimum attendance 80% is required)


  • Class times are either Morning or Afternoon, subject to availability
  • Class times cannot be guaranteed, unless otherwise stated


Arrival day: Sunday
Departure day: Sunday
Residential accommodation is normally available for students who are 18 years or over. Subject to availability during the summer.
City centre student residential hall price includes bills, internet, bedding and kitchen pack.
Please, book well in advance to avoid disappointment.

Public Holidays

  • New Year’s Day: 2nd January
  • Good Friday: 14th April
  • Easter Monday: 17th April
  • Early May Bank Holiday: 1st May
  • Spring Bank Holiday: 29th May
  • Summer Bank Holiday: 28th August
  • Christmas Day: 25th December
  • Boxing Day: 26th December

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