The UK’s Number 1 School.*

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

Read the EL Gazette article where John explains what makes ELC Bristol their 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.


The British Council inspected and accredited The English Language Centre, Bristol in November 2016. The Accreditation Scheme assesses the standards of management, resources and premises, teaching, welfare and care of under 18s and accredits organisations which meet the overall standard in each area inspected.
(see for details).

This large private language school offers courses in general English for adults (16+)

Strengths were noted in the areas of:

  • staff management
  • publicity
  • student administration
  • quality assurance
  • premises and facilities
  • learning resources
  • academic staff profile
  • academic management
  • course design
  • learner management
  • teaching
  • care of students
  • accommodation
  • leisure opportunities
  • care of under 18s

The inspection report stated that the organisation met the standards of the Scheme.
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