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Centre of English Studies (CES), Leeds, England UK

4.3/5

Rating: 4.3/5.0

Centre of English Studies (CES)

The language school Centre of English Studies (CES) was founded in Leeds, England UK in 2002. The school is surrounded by some of the best tourist and cultural attractions in England. Leeds has a large student population - meaning the nightlife is exciting, with some of the best clubs in the world!

The school address is: 9 Park Place, LS1 2RU - Leeds, England UK (see on map)
Tax registration ID: 517963

School re-opening on 10 August 2020
Covid-19 school related information
CES Leeds will re-open on 10th August and we will strictly follow best practice on teh government guidelines for safe opening

Accreditations and Quality seals

ALTOBritish councilEAQUALSEnglish UKIALC Preferential Terms in Case of Visa Refusal

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

  • Printer for student use

  • Free WIFI

Classroom equipment

  • TV in all classrooms

  • Heating in all classrooms

  • Ample natural light in all classrooms

Number of classrooms:

10

Number of public PC workstations:

12

Our price includes

  • INCLUDED Organized activities
  • INCLUDED Internet access and use of school computers
  • INCLUDED Wireless LAN zone at school
  • INCLUDED Free certificate of course attendance
  • INCLUDED Language level placement test at first day of classes
  • INCLUDED For adult courses: a minimum of one free organized leisure activity per week

Course material:

Generally course material has to be purchased by the student. The costs of course material will be approximately 30 £ per course level.

Average number of students

  • Adult courses throughout the year: 70
  • Junior courses in summer: 120

Average age of students

Average number of levels

  • Adult courses in summer: 6
  • Adult courses throughout the year: 5
  • Junior courses in summer: 6

Minimum age of students

  • 16 years
  • 12 years for specific Junior courses

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):

1
1
5
2
1
15
1
22
1
5
3
9
8
1
1
1

Optional airport transfer

Best arrival airport is Leeds Bradford (LBA).

Manchester Airport:
135 £ pick up
270 £ return (both ways)
Leeds Bradford International Airport:
80 £ pick up
160 £ return (both ways)

Days without class

In 2020 (including national and regional bank holidays): 01 Jan. 2020, 10 Apr. 2020, 13 Apr. 2020, 08 May 2020, 25 May 2020, 31 Aug. 2020, 18 Dec. 2020 - 31 Dec. 2020.

If a bank holiday falls on a weekday there is no refund nor are classes recuperated. This is the case for the majority of language schools.

English Courses

General Language
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Free cancellation up to 14 days before the start of your course. Valid for bookings from April 2020.
Weeks 1 2 3 4 6 8 13 24 25 36 Additional Week
Price in £ -- 544 517 816 776 1088 1034 1572 1494 2096 1992 3302 3137 5904 5609 6150 5843 8604 8174 239 228
Price in € -- 574 861 1148 1658 2211 3483 6227 6486 9074 253
Starting dates
Every Monday.
General course schedule
6 daily lessons of 45 minutes will take place within the following possible time slots. The exact schedule will be assigned on the first day of class according to your level:
Morning: 9:30  - 13:00
Afternoon: 14:00  - 16:30
Required minimum language level
Elementary (A2) or higher
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Free cancellation up to 14 days before the start of your course. Valid for bookings from April 2020.
Weeks 1 2 3 4 6 8 13 24 25 36 Additional Week
Price in £ -- 376 358 564 536 752 715 1080 1026 1440 1368 2236 2125 4008 3808 4175 3967 5832 5541 162 154
Price in € -- 397 595 794 1139 1519 2359 4227 4404 6151 171
Starting dates
Every Monday.
General course schedule
4 daily lessons of 45 minutes will take place within the following possible time slots. The exact schedule will be assigned on the first day of class according to your level:
Morning: 9:30  - 13:00
Required minimum language level
Elementary (A2) or higher
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FREE changes
Free cancellation up to 14 days before the start of your course. Valid for bookings from April 2020.
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Additional Week
Price in £ -- 706 671 1059 1007 1412 1342 1725 1639 2070 1967 2415 2295 2760 2622 3105 2950 3450 3278 337 321
Price in € -- 745 1117 1490 1820 2184 2547 2911 3275 3639 356
Starting dates
Every Monday.
General course schedule
5 daily lessons of 45 minutes will take place within the following possible time slots. The exact schedule will be assigned on the first day of class according to your level:
Morning: 9:30  - 13:00
Afternoon: 14:00  - 16:30
Required minimum language level
Elementary (A2) or higher
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Free cancellation up to 14 days before the start of your course. Valid for bookings from April 2020.
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 24 36
Price in £ -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 4008 3808 5832 5541
Price in € -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 4227 6151
Students will be able to live in the United Kingdom and Ireland and learn more about the culture and social life of both countries. They can start their course and finish it wherever they prefer.
Starting dates
Every Monday.
Required minimum language level
Elementary (A2) or higher
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FREE changes
Free cancellation up to 14 days before the start of your course. Valid for bookings from April 2020.
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 24 36
Price in £ -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 5904 5609 8604 8174
Price in € -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 6227 9074
Students will be able to live in the United Kingdom and Ireland and learn more about the culture and social life of both countries. They can start their course and finish it wherever they prefer.
Starting dates
Every Monday.
Required minimum language level
Elementary (A2) or higher
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Junior
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FREE changes
Free cancellation up to 14 days before the start of your course. Valid for bookings from April 2020.
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Additional Week
Price in £ -- 1128 1100 1694 1652 2256 2200 -- -- -- -- -- -- 564 550
Price in € -- 1221 1834 2442 -- -- -- -- -- -- 611
Course price includes accommodation
Homestay, Double room, Breakfast & lunch & dinner
Price includes afternoon social programme and one evening activity per week (usually school organized disco). Price includes
Supervision 24/7
This course takes place in a different location than main address of the school:
2-7 Woodhouse Square, LS3 1AD, Leeds
Starting dates
2020: 22 Jun. 2020.
General course schedule
3 daily lessons of 45 minutes will take place within the following possible time slots. The exact schedule will be assigned on the first day of class according to your level:
Morning: 9:00  - 12:30
Required minimum language level
Elementary (A2) or higher
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FREE changes
Free cancellation up to 14 days before the start of your course. Valid for bookings from April 2020.
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Price in £ -- 1289 1257 1936 1888 2580 2516 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Price in € -- 1396 2096 2793 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Course price includes accommodation
Homestay, Double room, Breakfast & lunch & dinner
Course ends 07 Aug.
Starting dates
2020: 22 Jun. 2020.
Required minimum language level
Elementary (A2) or higher
Brochures
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Work & Study
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FREE changes
Free cancellation up to 14 days before the start of your course. Valid for bookings from April 2020.
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 8 10 12 24 36
Price in £ -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 3048 2896 6150 5843 8604 8174
Price in € -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 3215 6486 9074
Course length varies with start date. Dates as follows:
3 months: 06 April.
6 months: 06 Jan.
8 months: 05 Oct (minimum language level is elementary).
Starting dates
2020: 06 Jan. 2020, 06 Apr. 2020, 05 Oct. 2020.
General course schedule
6 daily lessons of 45 minutes will take place within the following possible time slots. The exact schedule will be assigned on the first day of class according to your level:
Morning: 9:30  - 13:00
Afternoon: 14:00  - 16:00
Required minimum language level
Lower intermediate (B1) or higher
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Business
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FREE changes
Free cancellation up to 14 days before the start of your course. Valid for bookings from April 2020.
Weeks 1 2 3 4 6 8 10 13 24 25 Additional Week
Price in £ -- 544 517 816 776 1088 1034 1572 1494 2096 1992 2620 2489 3302 3137 5904 5609 6150 5843 239 228
Price in € -- 574 861 1148 1658 2211 2764 3483 6227 6486 253
Standard General English course plus Business English lessons every Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday afternoon.
Starting dates
2020: 06 Apr. 2020, 13 Apr. 2020, 20 Apr. 2020, 27 Apr. 2020, 04 May 2020, 11 May 2020, 18 May 2020, 25 May 2020, 01 Jun. 2020, 08 Jun. 2020.
General course schedule
6 daily lessons of 45 minutes will take place within the following possible time slots. The exact schedule will be assigned on the first day of class according to your level:
Morning: 9:30  - 13:00
Afternoon: 14:00  - 16:30
Required minimum language level
Lower intermediate (B1) or higher
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Exam Preparation
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FREE changes
Free cancellation up to 14 days before the start of your course. Valid for bookings from April 2020.
Weeks 1 2 3 4 6 8 13 24 25 36 Additional Week
Price in £ -- 544 517 816 776 1088 1034 1572 1494 2096 1992 3302 3137 5904 5609 6150 5843 8604 8174 239 228
Price in € -- 574 861 1148 1658 2211 3483 6227 6486 9074 253
Starting dates
Every Monday.
General course schedule
6 daily lessons of 45 minutes will take place within the following possible time slots. The exact schedule will be assigned on the first day of class according to your level:
Morning: 9:30  - 13:00
Afternoon: 14:00  - 16:30
Required minimum language level
Lower intermediate (B1) or higher
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Specialty Courses
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FREE changes
Free cancellation up to 14 days before the start of your course. Valid for bookings from April 2020.
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Price in £ 290 276 590 561 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Price in € 306 623 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Course length varies with start date. Dates as follows:
1 week: 06 July, 13 July.
2 weeks: 06 July, 20 July.
Starting dates
2020: 06 Jul. 2020, 13 Jul. 2020, 20 Jul. 2020.
General course schedule
4 daily lessons of 45 minutes will take place within the following possible time slots. The exact schedule will be assigned on the first day of class according to your level:
Morning: 9:30  - 13:00
Required minimum language level
Upper intermediate (B2) or higher
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Note: All courses offered by Centre of English Studies (CES), Leeds can be reserved online with LanguageCourse.Net. In case a course is not listed above, just let us know.
Lesson duration: 45 minutes
School's administrative fee: 55.00 £
Individual classesSingle individual lessons of tuition can be reserved at 56 £. 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

weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 12 Additional Week One-time fee
(charged by school)
Price in £ -- 318 477 636 795 954 1113 1272 1590 1908 159 60
Price in € 354 530 707 883 1060 1236 1413 1766 2119 177 67
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Saturday
Price per person
Example image of this accommodation category provided by Centre of English Studies (CES) - 1
Price extra night:
23 £ (Individual extra nights bookable at indicated extra night price)
Room Occupancy:
Single room.
Distance from school:
38 minutes by public transport (average reported by 5 former students)
Includes:
TV, Towels, Bedding/linen, Weekly cleaning, Access to laundry service, Kitchen, Access to Wifi in building (Free WIFI), Heating, Air conditioning, Breakfast & lunch & dinner, Shared bathroom.
Age of students:
Minimum age of students: 16
Dates:
High season dates 18 Dec. 2020 - 04 Jan. 2020
High season:
High season supplement per week: 91 £
weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 12 Additional Week One-time fee
(charged by school)
Price in £ -- 298 447 596 745 894 1043 1192 1490 1788 149 60
Price in € 331 497 662 828 993 1158 1324 1655 1985 166 67
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Saturday
Price per person
Price extra night:
21 £ (Individual extra nights bookable at indicated extra night price)
Room Occupancy:
Double room.
Distance from school:
30 minutes by public transport
Includes:
TV, Towels, Bedding/linen, Weekly cleaning, Access to laundry service, Kitchen, Access to Wifi in building (Free WIFI), Heating, Air conditioning, Breakfast & lunch & dinner, Shared bathroom.
Age of students:
Minimum age of students: 16
Dates:
High season dates 18 Dec. 2020 - 04 Jan. 2020
High season:
High season supplement per week: 101 £
weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 12 Additional Week One-time fee
(charged by school)
Price in £ -- 320 480 640 800 960 1120 1280 1600 1920 160 60
Price in € 356 533 711 889 1066 1244 1421 1777 2132 178 67
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Saturday
Price per person
Price extra night:
23 £ (Individual extra nights bookable at indicated extra night price)
Room Occupancy:
Single room.
Distance from school:
12 minutes walking
Includes:
Bedding/linen, Access to laundry service, Access to Wifi in building (Free WIFI), No meals, Private bathroom.
Age of students:
Minimum age of students: 18
Special diet supplement is GBP 20 per week.

Leisure activities

activity possibledistance from school
Dancing3 km
Football (soccer)5 km
Swimming8 km
Table Tennis 
Tennis5 km

Reviews

4.3/5.0

Rating: 4.3/5.0

Location of the school

Rating: 4.7/5.0

4.7/5.0 
Organisation

Rating: 4.3/5.0

4.3/5.0 
Facilities

Rating: 4.4/5.0

4.4/5.0 
Social activities

Rating: 4.0/5.0

4.0/5.0 
Course quality / Progress in language

Rating: 4.3/5.0

4.3/5.0 
Value for money

Rating: 3.7/5.0

3.7/5.0 
Accommodation
Homestay

Rating: 3.6/5.0

3.6/5.0 
Shared Flat (apartment)

Rating: 4.0/5.0

4.0/5.0 
Other
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Students liked about Centre of English Studies (CES), Leeds
The location in the city, the social program separate from the teaching.
Overall rating
4.0/5.0
Value for money
5.0/5.0
Detailed review
City/place
5.0/5.0
Facilities (library, classrooms)
4.0/5.0
Quality of teaching / language progress
4.0/5.0
School organization
3.0/5.0
Social activities
4.0/5.0
Accommodation
Homestay
4.0/5.0
Other
4.0/5.0
Liberty Park
4.0/5.0
Additional information
Insider tips about what future students should not miss: some host family accommodation are far away from the school and from the city
Other comments: the bank holiday should have been recovered
Near city-centre Good teachers
Overall rating
4.0/5.0
Value for money
4.0/5.0
Detailed review
City/place
4.0/5.0
Facilities (library, classrooms)
2.0/5.0
Quality of teaching / language progress
4.0/5.0
School organization
3.0/5.0
Social activities
2.0/5.0
Accommodation
Homestay
4.0/5.0
Other
4.0/5.0
Shared Flat (apartment)
4.0/5.0
The teachers. They were kind and they help you when you need it.
Overall rating
4.0/5.0
Value for money
4.0/5.0
Detailed review
City/place
4.0/5.0
Facilities (library, classrooms)
4.0/5.0
Quality of teaching / language progress
4.0/5.0
School organization
4.0/5.0
Social activities
4.0/5.0
Accommodation
Homestay
4.0/5.0
Other
4.0/5.0
Shared Flat (apartment)
4.0/5.0
Family atmosphere
Overall rating
4.0/5.0
Value for money
4.0/5.0
Detailed review
City/place
4.0/5.0
Facilities (library, classrooms)
4.0/5.0
Quality of teaching / language progress
4.0/5.0
School organization
5.0/5.0
Social activities
4.0/5.0
Accommodation
Every thing is nice.
Overall rating
5.0/5.0
Value for money
2.0/5.0
Detailed review
City/place
5.0/5.0
Facilities (library, classrooms)
5.0/5.0
Quality of teaching / language progress
5.0/5.0
School organization
5.0/5.0
Social activities
5.0/5.0
Accommodation
Additional information
Other comments: I have no comment but I want to say thank you so much to every one who works there.

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    FAQ about Centre of English Studies (CES), Leeds

  • English courses at Centre of English Studies (CES) start at 159 £ for Multi Destination - Long Term 20 course with 20 lessons per week. When booking here you benefit from an exclusive discount.
  • The accommodation Homestay is the most popular among all our clients of Centre of English Studies (CES)
  • Yes. The school offers pickup from Manchester Airport (135 £), Leeds Bradford International Airport (80 £)
  • Depending on the chosen course, the maximum number of students at Centre of English Studies (CES) varies from 14 students (Intensive General English) to 14 students (Intensive General English)
  • 100% of teachers at Centre of English Studies (CES) hold a university degree. 100% hold a recognized language teaching certificate.
  • The highest Nationality percentage at Centre of English Studies (CES) comes from Italy with a 22% representation, followed by students from Saudi Arabia (15%) and Spain (9%).
  • Yes, there is an exclusive discount that only applies when booking online here.
  • Centre of English Studies (CES) offers courses from 12 years (Junior English + Activity Programme , 15 lessons per week) to 99. Average age is 23 during the summer and 21 for the rest of the year.
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