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Capital School of EnglishCardiff, Wales

From 90£ per week
Capital School of English has ceased operations - Permanently closed down

Location: Capital School of English is located in the enchanting Welsh capital city of Cardiff. Situated in the centre of the city, the school is within walking distance of the River Taff, Cardiff Castle, The Cardiff Open Air Theatre, Principality Stadium and further attractions such as Cooper's field and the Gorsedd Stone Circle. Students also have everything they may need in terms of supermarkets, shops, bars and restaurants just a short walk away, with the Cardiff Central train station to London also only a 15-minute walk from the school.

School facilities: The facilities of Capital School in Cardiff offer everything a student needs to further their studies of English whilst having a great time. These facilities include microwave and fridge use for students, a lounge area, free after-class access to language learning software and free WIFI. All classrooms are equipped with heating and have ample natural light to create an optimal learning environment.

Accommodation: Accommodation is readily available in Homestay with local families, offering students the opportunity to practise their English, whilst gaining a unique life experience. This option is available to students aged 16 years and above, with the Summer Junior Programme offering Homestay accommodation to students below the age of 16 years also.

Course selection: Course selection includes something for students of all levels, including General English, Summer Junior Programmes and Exam Preparation courses in FCE, CAE and IELTS.
  • The language school Capital School of English was founded in Cardiff, Wales in 2014.
  • Tax registration ID: 8728395

English Courses

General Language
Exam Preparation

Information for all courses offered by Capital School of English

Comments about courses

The school adds GBP 35 for course material for courses over 12 weeks.

Extra costs:
Airport transfer to London Gatwick: GBP 290.
Additional Supplement for journeys between
21.00 and 6.00: GBP 30.
Supplement for unsupervised journeys for juniors: GBP 60.

Lesson duration
45 minutes
School's administrative fee
100.00 £
Course material
Generally course material has to be purchased by the student. The costs of course material will be approximately 50 £ per course level.
Individual classes
Single individual lessons of tuition can be reserved at 60 £. 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.
Level test
A test to assess your exact language level takes place at the school on the first day of the course.

Lessons needed per English language level

Level (CEFR) LESSONS needed per level WEEKS needed
(20 lessons per week)
A1 Beginner A1 to A2 80 4
A2 Elementary A2 to B1 160 8
B1 Intermediate B1 to B2 180 9
B2 Higher Intermediate B2 to C1 200 10
C1 Advanced C1 to C2 220 11
C2 Proficiency
Data above gives some guidance. For more details consult our page How long does it take to learn a language or reach a specific level.

Our price includes

  • INCLUDED Organized activities
  • INCLUDED Wireless LAN zone at school
  • INCLUDED Free certificate of course attendance
  • INCLUDED Language level placement test at first day of classes
  • INCLUDED Free local SIM card
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Capital School of English

Accreditations and Quality seals
British councilEnglish UKISO 9000/9001Preferential Terms in Case of Visa Refusal
English teacher qualifications
100% hold a university degree
100% hold a recognised language teaching qualification
Languages spoken by school staff (cannot be guaranteed by school)
First day of course
Written and oral level test is performed. Students should arrive at 8:30
Student gender mix
51% male / 49% female
Offer for returning students
You will be refunded/waived the school's administration fee If you already attended previously a course at Capital School of English and you book here.
Payment methods accepted for payments made directly to the school
Visa - logoMastercard - logoBank Transfer - logo

General school facilities

  • Kitchen for student use

  • Microwave for student use

  • Fridge for student use

  • Computer lab

  • Free after-class access to language learning software

  • Games room

  • Lounge

  • Video game console

  • Table tennis

  • Table soccer / football

  • Free coffee

  • Free WIFI

  • Smoking zones (outdoors)

  • Tourist information

  • Assistance with organizing transportation

  • Facilities for islamic students

    • Available area to pray at the school

    • Homestay option that can prepare halal food

  • Classroom equipment

    • TV in some classrooms

    • Heating in all classrooms

    • Ample natural light in all classrooms

    Number of classrooms: 13
    Number of public PC workstations: 5

Student Age / Nationality

Minimum age of students
16 years
12 years for specific Junior courses
Average number of levels
Adult courses In summer: 6
Adult courses Throughout the year: 6
Junior courses In summer: 2
Junior courses Throughout the year: 2
Average age of students
In summer: 20 years
Throughout the year: 24 years

Top student nationalities

Airport transfer

London Heathrow Airport:
250 £ one way
500 £ return (both ways)
Cardiff Airport:
55 £ one way
100 £ return (both ways)
Bristol Airport:
125 £ one way
250 £ return (both ways)
More information about airports around Cardiff and how to get from the airport to Cardiff on your own here on our Cardiff page.

Visa Documents

Nationals from USA do not require a visa to study short term courses up to 180 days. Documentation regarding purpose of visit must be shown at the border in order to enter the country. For Study purposes: letter of enrolment from school, accommodation arrangements and proof of payments to the relevant institutions.
Check visa requirements for nationals from other countries.
Nationals from countries that require a visa will receive documents from the school, related to booking confirmation, which is required for the visa application.
Full payment of all fees required before school dispatches documents required for visa application
Preferential cancellation terms in case of visa refusal
School agreed that students booking online on this site will benefit from preferential cancellation fees in case of visa refusal, and in this case will never exceed EUR 180.


Student opinions about Capital School of English, Cardiff

Verified reviews only, uncensored. All student opinions from students who booked a course at the school with LanguageCourse.net.
The stay was absolutely wonderful. Totally committed teachers, great atmosphere.
There are no weaknesses.
Insider tips about what future students should not miss Definitely go to the theatre. It ran "A Contemporary Interpretation of Romeo and Juliet". The teacher drew our attention to it.
Overall rating

Rating: 5/5.0

Value for money

Rating: 5/5.0


Rating: 5/5.0

Facilities (library, classrooms)

Rating: 5/5.0

Quality of teaching / language progress

Rating: 5/5.0

School organization

Rating: 5/5.0

Social activities

Rating: 5/5.0

Homestay (<18 years old)

Rating: 5/5.0

Quality of teaching / language progress: Superbly organised, teachers who teach with great pleasure.
Other comments highly recommended
Course: General English Course 16 - 2 weeks
24. Apr. 2023


63-65 Cowbridge Road East - CF11 9AE Cardiff
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Questions and answers about Capital School of English

  • The schools themselves are responsible for organising accommodation for the students, but when you make your reservation on our website you can indicate the type of host family you are looking for.
    Rubén De Haro, LanguageCourse.Net - Feb 27, 2023

FAQ about Capital School of English, Cardiff

  • English courses at Capital English start at 90 £ for Afternoon General English Course course with 6 lessons per week. When booking here you get the guaranteed best price.
  • The accommodation Homestay is the most popular among all our clients of Capital School
  • Yes. The school offers pickup from London Heathrow Airport (250 £), Cardiff Airport (55 £), Bristol Airport (125 £)
  • Depending on the chosen course, the maximum number of students at Capital School varies from 12 students (General English Course 22) to 12 students (General English Course 22)
  • 100% of teachers at Capital School of English hold a university degree. 100% hold a recognized language teaching certificate.
  • The highest Nationality percentage at Capital School of English comes from Saudi Arabia with a 25% representation, followed by students from France (15%) and Italy (15%).
  • Capital School of English offers courses from 16 years to 99. Average age is 20 during the summer and 24 for the rest of the year.

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