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Intensive Residential Summer Course – London – Ages- 16 – 17

This School was established in 1968 and over the last 40 years they have built a reputation for providing high quality English language courses in the centre of London. Every year the school welcomes more than 1,500 students from over 55 different countries, including Italy, France, Japan, Russia, Spain, Germany, Poland, and Korea.

The school is situated in the heart of London, they occupy an attractive modernised Victorian building conveniently located next to Tottenham Court Rd Underground station. Major tourist attractions including Trafalgar Square, The British Museum and Covent Garden are just minutes away. The Residence  is conveniently located in Bloomsbury, just an 18 minute walk to the school.

This is an  intensive full-time programme of study crafted to build English language skills for professional, academic and personal development. Students graduate with a broad skill set and the ability to use English confidently and dynamically in a variety of situations. it is ideal for those young students who wish to improve their English in a short time, it is also an ideal programme for those students who are more independent but being junior still need a bit of support.


2 weeks course

From 30 June to 18 August

Package includes:

  • 27.5 hours per week in multinational classes (Octorial programme)
  • Half Board Residential Accommodation in single rooms
  • On site guardian in residence to ensure well being of young students at all times.
  • End of Course Certificate
  • Learning material
  • 3 activities per week
  • Welcome Folder
  • Insurance
 A less intensive course (18 hours per week) and a variety of other courses are also available. Please contact us for more information. This school caters for students aged 16+
Homestay accommodation is also available.

If you need a VISA, please contact us before booking online.

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  • classroom
  • common room
  • common room 2
  • coomn room 3
  • London Eye
  • PC room
  • students
London Eye

Activities include:


  • British Museum
  • National Gallery
  • Activities in the Park


From: £2,165

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THE OCTORIAL COURSE - 27.5 hours per week


The Octorial Programme is an intensive full-time programme of study crafted to build English language skills for professional, academic and personal development. Each day includes a combination of language skills lessons, communication workshops and mentored independent study. Students graduate with a broad skill set and the ability to use English confidently and dynamically in a variety of situations. The course develops a depth of language skill and a breadth of cultural awareness which gives you a cosmopolitan perspective and a natural falir for connectivity.

Class sizes are very small, and the constant proximity to tutors provides students with high levels of individual attention and facilitates rapid progression. The small class size creates a collaborative training environment where tutors can focus on each student’s own intelligences and provide extra coaching where needed.

Skills you achieve

The course increases your effectiveness in English by developing core language skills through authentic materials and situations. Students graduate with confidence, fluency and autonomy in English speaking environments. You develop techniques to create clear arguments in both written and spoken English and to communicate your message with impact and flair.

Course content

15 hours of language skills lessons
12.5 hours of communication skills workshops

Course information

Courses start every Monday throughout the year (arrival on Sunday).
The course includes our Cultural Programme which includes at least two activities each week.



The school's cultural activity programme maximises your opportunities for linguistic and cultural development. You explore the city with us and shape your cultural identity and your sense of belonging.

London offers a wealth of cultural riches and experiences. It’s an open-minded city, forward thinking and rich in creativity. With the guidance of teachers you learn the history and context of London’s open spaces and enjoy the benefits of the many events and activities on offer, all of which contribute to your cultural awareness and global outlook. The cultural programme includes guided history walks and visits to museums and galleries. The activities are educational, interesting and entertaining. Our teachers explain the significance of places and the stories behind them. It’s a great opportunity to get to know London, its culture, sights and secret places.

The activities take place twice a week after school between approximately 4.15 pm and 6.15 pm and provide opportunities to practise English and improve your listening skills. The programme also helps you to meet and interact with other students which makes the entire learning experience enjoyable and productive.

Weekend Activities

Every weekend the school can also book tickets for excursions to many popular towns and cities in the UK. Popular trips include Stonehenge and Bath, Isle of Wight, Oxford, Cambridge and Brighton.



International Hall is a hall of residence located in Bloomsbury, just an 18 minute walk to Central School of English. Popular due to its central location, its multicultural character and lively atmosphere, International Hall welcomes students from all over the world. Facilities include a big dining room, a communal area with pool table for students to relax, a launderette and a private courtyard. There is wi-fi in all the building.

Room type: Single rooms with shared bathroom Availability: July and August 2019 Minimum age is 18
- Bed linen and hand towels are provided. - Weekly cleaning of rooms between Monday to Friday and change of bed linen. - Towels are changed every Monday, Wednesday and Friday -

Choice of Bed and Breakfast or Half Board
Journey time: 18 minute walk to school

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