Kings Education, Oxford, England UK

Kings Education

Students rated Kings Education, Oxford : 4.2/5.0   (5 reviews)

1. Kings Education

General Information

The language school Kings Education was founded in Oxford, England UK in 1957. St Michaels campus is a stylish, completely refurbished historic building in the very centre of Oxford, close to all amenities. Art and Design sessions and some summer programmes are taught at St Josephs campus, just 20 minutes by bus from the city centre. Shops, bars, restaurants, a library, a sports centre and a swimming pool are all close by.

The school address is: Temple Road Cowley, OX4 2UJ - Oxford (England UK).


Facilities

Cafeteria, computer lab, library, free water dispenser, free parking


Classroom equipment

Electronic whiteboard, heating, ample natural light in all classrooms.


Accreditations and Quality seals





Airport transfer

Best arrival airport is London Heathrow (LHR).  It takes 60 minutes by taxi to school.


Average no. of students: Adult courses in summer: 250
Adult courses throughout the year: 200
Average no. of levels: Adult courses in summer: 7
Adult courses throughout the year: 8
Junior courses in summer: 5
Number of classrooms: 21
Number of public workstations: 35
English teacher qualifications: 100 % hold a university degree
100 % hold a recognised language teaching qualification
Average age of students: in summer: 20 years
throughout the year: 20 years
Minimum age of students: 16 years
Student nationalities: Brazil 1 %
China 17.3 %
Germany 1 %
France 3 %
Russia 3 %
Saudi Arabia 4 %
 
Italy 9 %
Japan 2 %
Korea 14 %
Switzerland 3 %
Spain 10 %
Turkey 8.2 %
 

2. Courses

All prices in GBP (convert currency). Below the original school prices are displayed.  The 5% DISCOUNT on the tuition fee will automatically be deducted on receipt of your registration.

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Weeks 1 2 3 4 6 8 10 12 24 36 [+]Price for additional week
Price in GBP -- 658 987 1316 1974 2632 3290 3576 6792 10188 298
A full-time intensive course including specialist options in Business English, IELTS, Conversation, Language Development, Professional Skills Development, Cultural Interest, etc...
Starting dates Every Monday .
General course schedule Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
 
Morning: 9:00  - 12:30
Afternoon: 13:30  - 15:00
Required min. language level Elementary (A2)
Weeks 1 2 3 4 6 8 10 12 24 36 [+]Price for additional week
Price in GBP -- 572 858 1144 1716 2288 2860 3036 5760 8640 253
Lessons usually take place every morning Monday-Friday. During high season you might have lessons in the mornings, afternoons, or a combination of both.
Starting dates Every Monday .
General course schedule Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
 
Morning: 9:00  - 12:30
Required min. language level Elementary (A2)
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 24 34
Price in GBP -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 6120 8432
Starting dates 2015: 05.Jan.2015, 16.Mar.2015, 21.Sep.2015.
Required min. language level Elementary (A2)
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Price in GBP -- 618 927 618 1545 1854 2163 2472 2781 3090 3399
A combination of English language lessons and a programme of optional sports and activities, plus a weekly excursion.
Starting dates 2015: 15.Jun.2015, 22.Jun.2015, 29.Jun.2015, 06.Jul.2015, 13.Jul.2015, 20.Jul.2015, 27.Jul.2015, 03.Aug.2015, 10.Aug.2015, 17.Aug.2015.
Required min. language level Beginner (A1) - No previous knowledge required
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 12
Price in GBP -- -- -- 1520 1900 2280 2660 3040 3420 3800 4188
During high season you might have lessons in the morning, afternoon, or a combination of both.
Starting dates 2015: 05.Jan.2015, 02.Feb.2015, 02.Mar.2015, 30.Mar.2015, 05.May.2015, 01.Jun.2015, 29.Jun.2015, 03.Aug.2015, 01.Sep.2015, 05.Oct.2015, 02.Nov.2015.
Required min. language level Beginner (A1) - No previous knowledge required
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 8 10 22 33 44
Price in GBP -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 8096 12144 16192
For students who have already completed an undergraduate degree and want to study at the graduate level in the UK. It provides intensive academic study skills and IELTS preparation, and will ensure a Conditional Offer from your chosen university.
Fees are calculated per term, terms are generally 11 weeks long. This year-long programme begins every year in September.
Course requirements: Students must have already completed a degree, with documented proof of good grades.
Minimum age: 21
Starting dates 2015: 05.Jan.2015, 30.Mar.2015, 06.Jul.2015, 14.Sep.2015.
Required min. language level Upper intermediate (B2)
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 8 10 22 33 44
Price in GBP -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 8096 12144 16192
This course will enable you to transfer directly to the first year of a UK undergraduate degree. It combines English language and academic study skills with extracurricular projects. You will receive a Conditional Letter of Acceptance.
Fees are calculated per term, terms are generally 11 weeks long. This year-long programme begins every year in September.
Entry requirements: Students must have completed 12-13 years of school (dependent on home country) with documented proof of good grades.
Starting dates 2015: 05.Jan.2015, 30.Mar.2015, 06.Jul.2015, 14.Sep.2015.
Required min. language level Lower intermediate (B1)
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Price in GBP -- 1444 -- 2888 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Course price includes accommodation: Homestay, Single room, Full board (breakfast + lunch + dinner)

The 27 hours of lessons per week include English language and academic subjects (Maths, Geography, Science, History and British Culture, etc.)
Price also includes a programme of evening activities, 1 full-day and 1 half-day excursion per week, and choice of homestay (single or twin room) or Oxford Summer Residence accommodation (for students aged 16+, single room). Sunday is the standard arrival/departure day.
Starting dates 2015: 05.Jul.2015, 19.Jul.2015.
Required min. language level Elementary (A2)
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Price in GBP -- 1595 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Course price includes accommodation: On campus, Single room, Half board

Designed to prepare students for the English speaking academic world, this prestigious course takes place at one of Oxford University's most famous colleges, and is aimed at learners who are contemplating taking a degree course in an English-speaking university. Includes 22.5 hours per week EAP group tuition and 4.5 hours per week lectures on topics such as economics, music, art, literature, and global issues. Includes two weekend half-day excursions, evening activities.
Starting dates 2015: 05.Jul.2015.
Required min. language level Upper intermediate (B2)
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 12
Price in GBP -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 3576
20 lessons of General English + 8 lessons of exam preparation per week.
Minimum of 5 hours of homework per week. Two sets of mock exams before the exam. Exam fees are not included and students are responsible for submitting exam application forms.
Starting dates 2015: 16.Mar.2015.
Required min. language level Lower intermediate (B1)
Exam dates 06.Jun.2015
Exam fee 137 GBP
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 12
Price in GBP -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 3290 3576
20 lessons of General English + 8 lessons of exam preparation per week.
10-week course start date: January 5th
12-week course start date: March 16th
Minimum of 5 hours of homework per week. Two sets of mock exams before the exam. Exam fees are not included and students are responsible for submitting exam application forms.
Starting dates 2015: 05.Jan.2015, 16.Mar.2015.
Required min. language level Upper intermediate (B2)
Exam dates 14.Mar.2015, 06.Jun.2015
Exam fee 141 GBP
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 12 [+]Price for additional week
Price in GBP -- -- -- -- -- 1974 2303 2632 3290 3948 329
Students wishing to take the IELTS test must complete their registration themselves online. We recommend doing so at least 5 weeks in advance. Test fee subject to change.
Our school is the only Official IELTS Test Centre in Oxford.
Starting dates 2015: 05.Jan.2015, 16.Feb.2015, 30.Mar.2015, 11.May.2015, 22.Jun.2015, 03.Aug.2015, 14.Aug.2015, 26.Oct.2015.
Required min. language level Lower intermediate (B1)
Exam fee 131 GBP
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Price in GBP -- 794 1191 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Two-week course start dates: June 29th, July 13th or July 27th.
Three-week course starts August 10th.

Students wishing to take the IELTS test must complete their registration themselves online. We recommend doing so at least 5 weeks in advance. Test fee subject to change.
Our school is the only Official IELTS Test Centre in Oxford.
Starting dates 2015: 29.Jun.2015, 13.Jul.2015, 27.Jul.2015, 10.Aug.2015.
Required min. language level Lower intermediate (B1)
Exam fee 131 GBP
Weeks 1 2 3 4 6 8 10 12 24 36 [+]Price for additional week
Price in GBP -- -- -- 1436 2154 2872 3590 3948 7512 11268 329
If you are accomplished at art, and need to improve your English while preparing a portfolio of artwork, this course is ideal. It combines General English with specialist art and design-related disciplines, and can include drawing, painting, clay work, sculpture, modelling, textiles, fashion and jewellery making and 3D design, taught in our dedicated art studios.
Starting dates Every Monday .
Required min. language level Elementary (A2)
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Lesson duration (minutes): 45 minutes
School's administrative fee: 75.00  GBP
Individual classes: Single individual lessons of tuition can be booked at 55 GBP. The combination of group and individual lessons is highly recommended. Individual lessons will encourage you to actively speak the foreign language and will offer you the opportunity to discuss individual problems and weaknesses.
Language school closed: In 2015 (including national and regional bank holidays):
01.Jan.2015, 02.Jan.2015, 03.Apr.2015, 06.Apr.2015, 04.May.2015, 25.May.2015, 31.Aug.2015, 21.Dec.2015 - 31.Dec.2015
Languages spoken by school staff (cannot be guaranteed by school): English

3. Accommodation

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weeks 1 2 3 4 [+] Price for additional week Deposit (refundable)*
Price in GBP 263 526 789 1052 263 150
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Sunday
Price per person
Part of Oxford Brookes University, Crescent Hall offers bright modern accommodation with excellent facilities. Less than two minutes' walk from our St Josephs campus, and 20-30 minutes by bus from our St Michaels campus. Each self-contained apartment has 6 single rooms, 2 toilets, 2 bathrooms and a telephone. Half board with with meals provided at the college cafeteria. Warden on-site.
No extra nights bookable.
Room Occupancy: Single room.
Distance from school: 2 minutes walking
Includes: Phone, Bedding/linen, Weekly cleaning, Access to laundry service, Kitchen, Heating, Half board, Shared bathroom.
Age of students: Minimum age of students: 16
Maximum age of students: 0
Dates Dates not available:01.Jan.2015 - 27.Jun.2015, 02.Aug.2015 - 31.Dec.2015
weeks 1 2 3 4 [+] Price for additional week
Price in GBP -- 360 540 720 180
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Saturday
Price per person
Internet access available subject to our fair usage policy. N.B. Internet access is not guaranteed during High Season.
No extra nights bookable.
Room Occupancy: Single room.
Distance from school: 30 minutes walking
Includes: Towels, Bedding/linen, Weekly cleaning, Access to laundry service, Heating, Half board, Shared bathroom.
Age of students: Minimum age of students: 0
Maximum age of students: 0
Dates High season dates 14.Jun.2015 - 09.Aug.2015
High season High season supplement per week: 23 GBP
weeks 1 2 3 4 [+] Price for additional week
Price in GBP -- 360 540 720 180
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Saturday
Price per person
Internet access available subject to our fair usage policy. N.B. Internet access is not guaranteed during High Season.
This accommodation option includes airport pickup.
No extra nights bookable.
Room Occupancy: Twin room.
Distance from school: 30 minutes walking
Includes: Towels, Bedding/linen, Weekly cleaning, Heating, Half board, Shared bathroom.
Age of students: Minimum age of students: 0
Maximum age of students: 0
Dates Dates not available:01.Jan.2015 - 13.Jun.2015, 10.Aug.2015 - 31.Dec.2015
weeks 1 2 3 4 [+] Price for additional week Deposit (refundable)*
Price in GBP -- -- -- 736 184 150
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Sunday
Price per person
This new, contemporary residence is available to all students during summer (13 June-12 September) or year-round for students on the Diploma of English course (24 or 34 week). Located in the heart of Oxford's vibrant student quarter, close to local amenities and 15-25 minutes' walk to the school. Shared, fully-equipped kitchen, common room with TV and games, and on-site security and resident warden.
Price extra night: 25 GBP (Only extra week bookable at indicated extra night price)
Room Occupancy: Single room.
Distance from school: 15 minutes walking
Includes: Bedding/linen, Weekly cleaning, Access to laundry service, Kitchen, Heating, No meals, Private bathroom.
Age of students: Minimum age of students: 17
Maximum age of students: 0
Dates High season dates 14.Jun.2015 - 09.Aug.2015
High season High season supplement per week: 47 GBP
weeks 1 2 3 4 [+] Price for additional week Deposit (refundable)*
Price in GBP -- -- -- 820 205 250
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Sunday
Price per person
Located in safe, friendly neighborhoods, close to shops and transport links, either within walking distance or a short bus ride from the College. They offer spacious single bedrooms and communal living and dining areas.
Minimum booking: 12 weeks.
N.B. All houses are non-smoking.
Bookings shorter than 12 weeks may be accepted from end of June.
No extra nights bookable.
Room Occupancy: Single room.
Distance from school: 15 minutes walking
Includes: TV, Towels, Bedding/linen, Weekly cleaning, Access to laundry service, Kitchen, Heating, No meals, Shared bathroom.
Age of students: Minimum age of students: 18
Maximum age of students: 0
Dates High season dates 14.Jun.2015 - 09.Aug.2015
High season High season supplement per week: 26 GBP
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Max. 1 student of each nationality possible? no
Single room on request
Optional airport transfer: London Heathrow (LHR): for 144 GBP (one way)
Taxi costs about 70 GBP to the city center
London Gatwick (LGW), London Stansted (STN): for 186 GBP (one way)
Taxi costs about 125 GBP to the city center
London Luton Airport (LTN): for 144 GBP (one way)
Taxi costs about 100 GBP to the city center

4. Leisure activities

Leisure activities: activity possible course possible organized by school distance from school
Ballet     1 km
Basketball     1 km
Cricket     0.5 km
Dancing     1 km
Diving     3 km
Field Hockey     1 km
Football (soccer)     0.5 km
Golf     3 km
Horse riding     6 km
Ice Hockey     2 km
Music      
Rugby     0.5 km
Sailing     12 km
Squash     1 km
Swimming     0.5 km
Table Tennis     1 km
Tennis     0.5 km
Volleyball     0.5 km
Windsurfing     12 km
Yoga     0.5 km

5. Reviews

 
Overall rating 4.2/5.0 
(5 reviews)
City / State 4.8/5.0 
Organisation 4.4/5.0 
Facilities 4.4/5.0 
Social activities 4.4/5.0 
Course Quality / Progress in language 5.0/5.0 
Value for money 4.0/5.0 
Accommodation
Host Family 3.6/5.0 
Shared flat (apartment) 3.6/5.0 
Other 3.6/5.0 
Students liked about Kings Education, Oxford
"What I most like was the atmosphere: everyone tried to do their best to help you so that you feel comfortable and happy during your stay." - (21 years)
"Teachers and the atmosphere. Awesome." -
"The atmosphere" - (22 years)
"Friendly and calm atmosphere, but at the same time serious and productive" - (27 years)
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