The UK’s Number 1 School.*

*According to the EL Gazette rankings based on
British Council inspectors’ publishable statements.

Read the interview and article which explain what makes ELC Bristol the number 1 ranked UK school.

ELC Bristol is a family-run school, offering intensive General English and examination preparation courses in Bristol, a lively university city in the South West of England.


Goldney Hall is a Hall of Residence belonging to the University of Bristol. There are up to 50 single rooms available for our students on a self-catering basis, from July until the end of August.

The residence, which is conveniently located 10 - 15 minutes' walk from the school, includes a historic house, student apartments and a magnificent garden with tennis courts and a basket ball court  (you can borrow equipment for free).  In the old house, there is a reading room, music room and games room.

The student accommodation is divided into apartments. Each apartment has 8 single study-bedrooms, a fully equipped kitchen and a television.  The rooms are not en-suite but in each apartment there are 2 shower rooms, 1 bathroom and 2 toilets.  

Each bedroom has a washbasin, single bed, desk, chair, and wardrobe. Clean bed linen is provided weekly but you must bring your own towels, soap and toiletries.  There is a launderette situated in the grounds where students can get one free wash a week.

There is free Internet access.