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.

2018

DOWNLOAD OUR 2018 DATES & FEES

The school is open from 2 January – 21 December  

Main course starting dates 2018:

  • 2 January
  • 19 March
  • 11 June
  • 2 July
  • 30 July
  • 28 August
  • 17 September

Elementary level students must start their course on a main course starting date.

Alternative starting dates: Students who are Pre-Intermediate level or higher can start any Monday.

No total beginners. 

Minimum period of enrolment: 2 weeks

Public holidays:  

  • 1 January
  • 30 March
  • 2 April
  • 7 May & 28 May
  • 27 August

The school is closed but a free excursion/activity is arranged on each of these days except 1 January. 

Summer Course dates: 11 June - 14 September 2018.  

TUITION FEES 2018 

Deposit: £300.00 

This is not an extra charge.  It is deducted from the total fees.

Registration Fee: £50.00
Materials fee: £50.00

The materials fee includes guided e-learning and a course book every 12 weeks.

COURSE LENGTH & TUITION FEES 2018 

2-3 weeks  

£275.00 per week

4-10 weeks

£270.00 per week

11-19 weeks 

£260.00 per week

20-29 weeks

£250.00 per week

30+ weeks

£240.00 per week


+ £15.00 per week high season supplement 2 July - 17 August  

Optional Student Travel Insurance: £5.90 per week 

Private Lessons: Can be arranged in advance (£65.00 per hour) or on arrival at the school.

ACCOMMODATION FEES 2018 

Homestay: 

£165.00 per week (Half-Board) 18+

£175.00 per week (Half-Board) under 18

Includes bed (single room), breakfast and evening meal.

Student Houses & Flats 

£165.00 per week (Self-Catering)

£150.00 refundable deposit required - payable on arrival. 

Goldney Hall University Residence 

£165.00 per week (Self-Catering)

Available 8 July - 26 August

Late Arrival: Please try to arrive in your accommodation by 22.30. Arrivals after this time will incur a late arrival fee of £20.00.

Extra nights' accommodation: £30.00 per night (on request).

AIRPORT TRANSFERS 2018 

For arrivals from the following airports:

Bristol Airport 

£45.00 

Heathrow 

£220.00 

Gatwick 

£260.00

 

Examination Preparation

Minimum period of enrolment: 4 weeks.

Examination courses include General English as well as exam preparation and electives on 2 afternoons a week.

Cambridge English

First (FCE)

2 January – 16 March (11 weeks)

 

19 March – 8 June (12 weeks)

11 June – 24 August (11 weeks)

17 September – 7 December (12 weeks)

Advanced (CAE)

2 January – 16 March (11 weeks)

 

19 March – 8 June (12 weeks)

11 June – 24 August (11 weeks)

17 September – 7 December (12 weeks)

Proficiency (CPE)

2 January – 9 March (10 weeks)

 

19 March – 8 June (12 weeks)

17 September – 7 December (11 weeks)

 

In June, the Cambridge English exams are held in the week after the end of the course, so students should book an extra week's accommodation (if required).

Cambridge English exam preparation courses are not 'closed', which means that students can join the course at a later date if they are not able to attend for the full period (minimum period of enrolment: 4 weeks). 

For more information about the Cambridge English Language exam courses, please click here. 

IELTS

Courses are run throughout the year. The IELTS exam is held every month in Bristol and Cardiff. 

 
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