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Kings, Oxford, England UK

Kings

Students rated Kings, Oxford : 3.8/5.0   (6 reviews)

1. What we like about the school  

Excellent student nationality mix

2. Oxford  

Events which might make your stay even more interesting in Oxford:

Cowley Road Carnival (10.Jul.2016)

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3. Kings

General Information

The language school Kings 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 after-class access to language learning software, lounge, student support desk, copy machine, printer for student use, free water dispenser, free WIFI


Classroom equipment

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


Accreditations and Quality seals




UK Department of Education


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
School Size
XL
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
14 years for specific Junior courses
Student nationalities: Brazil 2.3 %
China 6.5 %
Germany 2.4 %
France 2.4 %
Russia 2.9 %
Libya 7 %
Saudi Arabia 11 %
 
Italy 1.9 %
Japan 4.6 %
Korea 10.7 %
Switzerland 2.3 %
Spain 3.3 %
Turkey 5.5 %
Thailand 4.1 %
 

4. Courses

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A full-time intensive course including specialist options in Business English, IELTS, Cambridge exams, Conversation, Language Development, Professional Skills Development, Cultural Interest, etc.
Starting dates Every Monday .
Beginner level start only: 04.Jan.2016, 01.Feb.2016, 07.Mar.2016, 04.Apr.2016, 03.May.2016, 06.Jun.2016, 04.Jul.2016, 01.Aug.2016, 05.Sep.2016, 03.Oct.2016, 07.Nov.2016, 05.Dec.2016
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 language level Beginner (A1) - No previous knowledge required
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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 language level Elementary (A2)
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For students who have already completed an undergraduate degree and want to study at the graduate level in the UK. Intensive academic study skills, IELTS preparation + Conditional Offer from your chosen university. Fees are calculated per term, generally 11 weeks long. Study 1–3 terms, depending on English level. Course requirements: Students must have already completed a degree with minimum grade of 2:2. Minimum age: 21. Prices shown are valid until 31.08.16. 2016–17 prices apply from 01.09.
Starting dates 2016: 04.Jan.2016, 04.Apr.2016, 12.Sep.2016.
Required language level Lower intermediate (B1)
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Course price includes accommodation: Apartment - shared / Residence, Single room, Full board (breakfast + lunch + dinner)

Includes a compulsory programme of activities and excursions, plus some free time. Students are fully supervised in lessons, on excursions and during activities.
Sunday is the standard arrival/departure day. Course ends 07.08.
Accommodation fees (payable separately) are on a full-board basis for our off-site student residence, less than 5 minutes' walk from the school.

Price includes: Supervision 24/7

This course takes place in a different location than main address of the school:
St Josephs Campus, Oxford
Starting dates 2016: 26.Jun.2016, 03.Jul.2016, 10.Jul.2016, 17.Jul.2016, 24.Jul.2016.
Required language level Beginner (A1) - No previous knowledge required
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Course price includes accommodation: Apartment - shared / Residence, Single room, Full board (breakfast + lunch + dinner)

27 hours of lessons per week of academic English, a range of academic subjects and IELTS preparation. Students have a programme of excursions and University Counselling sessions.
Sunday is the standard arrival/departure day. Course ends 31.07.
Includes accomodation in a residence less than 5 minutes' walk from the school.

Price includes: Supervision 24/7

This course takes place in a different location than main address of the school:
St Josephs Campus, Oxford
Starting dates 2016: 03.Jul.2016, 10.Jul.2016, 17.Jul.2016.
Required language level Lower intermediate (B1)
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20 lessons of General English + 8 lessons of exam preparation per week.
9-week course start date: 4 January.
12-week course start dates: 14 March and 19 September.
Minimum of 5 hours of homework per week. Two sets of mock exams before the exam. Test fee is subject to change and is not included in the price. Students are responsible for submitting exam application forms.
Starting dates 2016: 04.Jan.2016, 14.Mar.2016, 19.Sep.2016.
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 language level Upper intermediate (B2)
Exam dates 05.Mar.2016, 04.Jun.2016, 10.Dec.2016
Exam fee 130 £
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20 lessons of General English + 8 lessons of exam preparation per week.
10-week course start date: 4 January
11-week course start date: 11 September
12-week course start date: 14 March
Minimum of 5 hours of homework per week. Two sets of mock exams before the exam. Test fee is subject to change and is not included in the price. Students are responsible for submitting exam application forms.
Starting dates 2016: 04.Jan.2016, 14.Mar.2016, 19.Sep.2016.
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 language level Upper intermediate (B2)
Exam dates 12.Mar.2016, 04.Jun.2016, 03.Dec.2016
Exam fee 130 £
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Students wishing to take the IELTS test must complete their registration themselves online - assistance is available. We recommend doing so at least 5 weeks in advance. Test fee is subject to change and is not included in the price.
Our school is the only Official IELTS Test Centre in Oxford.
Starting dates 2016: 04.Jan.2016, 15.Feb.2016, 28.Mar.2016, 09.May.2016, 20.Jun.2016, 01.Aug.2016, 12.Sep.2016, 24.Oct.2016.
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 language level Lower intermediate (B1)
Exam fee 150 £
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Two-week course start date: 27 June.
Three-week course starts: 11 July, 1 August.
Students wishing to take the IELTS test must complete their registration themselves online - assistance is available. We recommend doing so at least 5 weeks in advance. Test fee is subject to change and is not included in the price.
Our school is the only Official IELTS Test Centre in Oxford.
Starting dates 2016: 27.Jun.2016, 11.Jul.2016, 01.Aug.2016.
Required language level Lower intermediate (B1)
Exam fee 150 £
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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 language level Elementary (A2)
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Lesson duration (minutes): 45 minutes
Individual classes: Single individual lessons of tuition can be booked at 55 £. 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 2016 (including national and regional bank holidays):
01.Jan.2016 - 03.Jan.2016, 25.Mar.2016, 28.Mar.2016, 02.May.2016, 30.May.2016, 29.Aug.2016, 19.Dec.2016 - 31.Dec.2016
Languages spoken by school staff (cannot be guaranteed by school): English

5. Accommodation

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Price in £ -- 590 885 1180 295 150
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Part of Oxford Brookes University, Crescent Hall offers bright modern accommodation with excellent facilities. 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. Minimum age 16, except for Kings Summer Intensive Academic and Vacation Extra students (14+).
No extra nights bookable.
Room Occupancy: Single room.
Distance from school: 2 minutes walking
Includes: Phone, Bedding/linen, Weekly cleaning, Access to laundry service, Access to Wifi in building (free WIFI), Heating, Half board, Shared bathroom.
Age of students: Minimum age of students: 16
Maximum age of students: 0
Dates Dates not available:01.Jan.2016 - 25.Jun.2016, 15.Aug.2016 - 31.Dec.2016
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Internet access available subject to our fair usage policy. N.B. Internet access is not guaranteed during High Season. Christmas supplement £44 GBP per week.
No extra nights bookable.
Room Occupancy: Single room.
Distance from school: 30 minutes walking
Includes: Bedding/linen, Weekly cleaning, Access to laundry service, Access to Wifi in building (free WIFI), Heating, Half board, Shared bathroom.
Age of students: Minimum age of students: 14
Maximum age of students: 0
Dates High season dates 12.Jun.2016 - 07.Aug.2016
High season High season supplement per week: 23 £
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Twin rooms are only available to two people travelling together. Internet access available subject to our fair usage policy. Please note that Internet access is not guaranteed during High Season. Christmas supplement £44 GBP per week.
This accommodation option includes airport pickup.
No extra nights bookable.
Room Occupancy: Twin room.
Distance from school: 30 minutes walking
Includes: Bedding/linen, Weekly cleaning, Access to laundry service, Access to Wifi in building (free WIFI), Heating, Half board, Shared bathroom.
Age of students: Minimum age of students: 14
Maximum age of students: 0
Dates Dates not available:01.Jan.2016 - 12.Jun.2016, 07.Aug.2016 - 31.Dec.2016
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Price in £ -- -- -- 1180 295 300
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This new, contemporary residence is available to all students during summer (11 June–10 September) or year-round for students on the Intensive English course for 24+ weeks. 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.

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, Access to Wifi in building (free WIFI), Heating, Air conditioning, No meals, Private bathroom.
Age of students: Minimum age of students: 16
Maximum age of students: 0
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Price in £ -- -- -- 900 225 250
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Located in safe, friendly neighbourhoods, 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: Towels, Bedding/linen, Weekly cleaning, Access to laundry service, Kitchen, Access to Wifi in building (free WIFI), Heating, No meals, Shared bathroom.
Age of students: Minimum age of students: 18
Maximum age of students: 0
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Max. 1 student of each nationality possible? yes
Single room on request
Optional airport transfer: London Heathrow (LHR): for 151 £ (one way)
Taxi costs about 70 £ to the city center
London Gatwick (LGW), London Stansted (STN): for 195 £ (one way)
Taxi costs about 125 £ to the city center
London Luton Airport (LTN): for 151 £ (one way)
Taxi costs about 100 £ to the city center

6. 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

7. Reviews

 
Overall rating 3.8/5.0 
(6 reviews)
City / State 4.5/5.0 
Organisation 3.8/5.0 
Facilities 4.0/5.0 
Social activities 4.0/5.0 
Course quality / Progress in language 4.5/5.0 
Value for money 3.7/5.0 
Accommodation
Host Family 3.7/5.0 
Shared Flat (apartment) 3.7/5.0 
Other 3.7/5.0 
Students liked about Kings, 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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