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Central School of English , London, England UK

What we like about the school

  • Educational and free cultural programme after school
  • Small class sizes
  • Rooftop terrace

Central School of English

The language school Central School of English was founded in London, England UK in 1968. Central School of English is in the vibrant and cosmopolitan city of London. Located centrally in England's capital city, the school is within a couple of minutes walk of Charing Cross station, Trafalgar Square and The National Gallery as well as many eateries, pubs and restaurants. The beauty of St James's Park is also only moments away, with attractions such as London's Big Ben, Westminster Abbey, the London Eye and the National Theatre all within walking distance of the school. Central School of English is in a fantastic location for enjoying the city to it s fullest.

The school has excellent facilities including a computer lab, a library, a rooftop terrace,
free Wi-Fi, free coffee, after-class access to language learning software as well as fridge and microwave use in the kitchen. The classrooms all have ample amounts of natural light providing the optimal environment for studies. A student support desk is also at the students' disposal, making sure all are informed, comfortable and feel welcomed.

Central School of English has programmes suitable for students' of all levels and necessities, including a range of courses dedicated to FCE, CAE and IELTS exam preparations. The school are also happy to receive students that require Individual lessons for Specific purposes, offering very competitive rates over variable timetables and schedules.

With over 50 years of experience, Central School of English London supply courses and student care at the highest level, as is outlined through their British Council accreditation and vast experience.


The school address is: 12 Buckingham Street, WC2N 6DF - London, England UK (see on map)

Accreditations and Quality seals

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School Size:

Facilities

  • Microwave for student use

  • Fridge for student use

  • Computer lab

  • Library

  • Movie rental

  • Free after-class access to language learning software

  • Lounge

  • Rooftop terrace

  • Student support desk

  • Copy machine

  • Printer for student use

  • Free coffee

  • Free water dispenser

  • Free WIFI

Classroom equipment

  • TV in all classrooms

  • Heating in all classrooms

  • Ample natural light in all classrooms

Number of classrooms:

10

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 Language level placement test before arrival

Course material:

Generally course material is distributed free to students and will stay in student property.

Average number of students

  • Adult courses in summer: 40
  • Adult courses throughout the year: 10
  • Junior courses in summer: 40
  • Junior courses throughout the year: 10

Average age of students

Average number of levels

  • Adult courses in summer: 6
  • Adult courses throughout the year: 3
  • Junior courses in summer: 6
  • Junior courses throughout the year: 3

Minimum age of students

  • 16 years

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):

Optional airport transfer

London Heathrow Airport:
115 £ pick up
200 £ return (both ways)
Luton Airport:
135 £ pick up
242 £ return (both ways)
London Gatwick Airport:
125 £ pick up
222 £ return (both ways)
London City Airport:
115 £ pick up
210 £ return (both ways)
Stansted Airport:
135 £ pick up
242 £ return (both ways)

Days without class

In 2020 (including national and regional bank holidays): 01 Jan. 2020, 10 Apr. 2020, 08 May 2020, 25 May 2020, 25 Dec. 2020, 26 Dec. 2020, 28 Dec. 2020.

English Courses

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Lesson duration: 60 minutes
Individual classesSingle individual lessons of tuition can be reserved at 94 £. 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.

Accommodation

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Price in £ 265 530 795 1060 1325 1590 1855 2120 2650 3180 265
Price in US$ 346 692 1037 1383 1729 2074 2420 2766 3457 4148 346
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Saturday
Price per person
No extra nights bookable.
Room Occupancy:
Single room.
Distance from school:
60 minutes by public transport
Includes:
TV, Phone, Towels, Bedding/linen, Weekly cleaning, Access to laundry service, Access to Wifi in building (Free WIFI), Heating, Breakfast & 1 meal, Shared bathroom.
Age of students:
Minimum age of students: 16
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Price in £ 330 660 990 1320 1650 1980 2310 2640 3300 3960 330
Price in US$ 431 861 1292 1722 2153 2583 3014 3444 4305 5166 431
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Saturday
Price per person
No extra nights bookable.
Room Occupancy:
Single room.
Distance from school:
45 minutes by public transport
Includes:
TV, Phone, Towels, Bedding/linen, Weekly cleaning, Access to laundry service, Heating, Breakfast & 1 meal, Shared bathroom.
Age of students:
Minimum age of students: 16
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Price in £ 270 540 810 1080 1350 1620 1890 2160 2700 3240 270
Price in US$ 353 705 1057 1409 1761 2114 2466 2818 3522 4227 353
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Saturday
Price per person
No extra nights bookable.
Room Occupancy:
Single room.
Distance from school:
45 minutes by public transport
Includes:
TV, Phone, Towels, Bedding/linen, Weekly cleaning, Access to laundry service, Heating, Breakfast, Shared bathroom.
Age of students:
Minimum age of students: 16
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Price in £ 230 460 690 920 1150 1380 1610 1840 2300 2760 230
Price in US$ 301 601 901 1201 1501 1801 2101 2401 3001 3601 301
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Saturday
Price per person
No extra nights bookable.
Room Occupancy:
Double room (only for 2 people travelling together).
Distance from school:
60 minutes by public transport
Includes:
TV, Phone, Towels, Bedding/linen, Weekly cleaning, Access to laundry service, Access to Wifi in building (Free WIFI), Heating, Breakfast & 1 meal, Shared bathroom.
Age of students:
Minimum age of students: 16
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Price in £ 225 450 675 900 1125 1350 1575 1800 2250 2700 225
Price in US$ 294 587 881 1174 1468 1761 2055 2348 2935 3522 294
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Saturday
Price per person
No extra nights bookable.
Room Occupancy:
Single room.
Distance from school:
60 minutes by public transport
Includes:
TV, Phone, Towels, Bedding/linen, Weekly cleaning, Access to laundry service, Access to Wifi in building (Free WIFI), Heating, Breakfast, Shared bathroom.
Age of students:
Minimum age of students: 16

Leisure activities

activity possibledistance from school
Ballet 
Baseball 
Basketball 
Cricket 
Dancing 
Field Hockey 
Football (soccer) 
Ice Hockey 
Music 
Rugby 
Squash 
Table Tennis 
Tennis 
Volleyball 
Yoga 

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    FAQ about Central School of English , London

  • English courses at Central School of English start at 512 £ for Essential Programme course with 20 lessons per week. When booking here you benefit from an exclusive discount.
  • The accommodation Homestay - Zone 3 & 4 is the most popular among all our clients of Central School of English
  • Yes. The school offers pickup from London Heathrow Airport (115 £), Luton Airport (135 £), London Gatwick Airport (125 £), London City Airport (115 £), Stansted Airport (135 £)
  • Depending on the chosen course, the maximum number of students at Central School of English varies from 1 students (Individual Lessons for Specific Purpose 10) to 8 students (Octorial Programme )
  • 100% of teachers at Central School of English hold a university degree. 100% hold a recognized language teaching certificate.
  • Yes, there is an exclusive discount that only applies when booking online here.
  • Central School of English offers courses from 16 years to 99. Average age is 27 during the summer and 30 for the rest of the year.
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