The UK’s joint number 1 School.*

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

Read the article which explains what makes ELC Bristol the joint 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.

2021

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The school is open from 4 January – 17 December  

Main course starting dates 2021:

  • 4 January

  • 15 March

  • 14 June

  • 5 July

  • 2 August

  • 23 August

  • 13 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:  

  • 2 April

  • 5 April

  • 3 May

  • 31 May

  • 30 August

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

Summer Course dates: 14 June - 10 September 2020.

The school is closed for the Christmas holiday from Monday 20th December until we re-open on Monday 3rd January 2022. 

TUITION FEES 2021

Deposit: £400.00 

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 ELC Bristol e-learning and a course book every 12 weeks.

COURSE LENGTH & TUITION FEES 2020 

2-3 weeks  

£295.00 per week

4-10 weeks

£285.00 per week

11-19 weeks 

£275.00 per week

20-29 weeks

£260.00 per week

30+ weeks

£250.00 per week


+ £15.00 per week high season supplement 14 June - 13 August (not payable on courses of 10+ weeks)

Optional Student Travel Insurance: £5.90 per week 

Private Lessons: Can be arranged in advance (£68.00 per hour) or on arrival at the school.

ACCOMMODATION FEES 2020 

HOMESTAY (Half-board): 

£180.00 per week 18+

£195.00 per week under 18

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

+ £10 homestay for under 18 summer supplement. 14 June - 13 August

+ £20 per week Special Dietary Requirement (subject to availability)

 

STUDENT HOUSES & FLATS (Self-Catering - For students 18+)

£185.00 per week 

£195.00 per week (St. John's House)

£200.00 per week (En-suite Rooms) Limited availability - please book well in advance.

£30.00 refundable deposit for student houses and flats (to be paid on arrival)

SUMMER UNIVERSITY RESIDENCE (Self-Catering - For students 18+)

£185.00 per week (En-suite Rooms)

YOUNG ADULT SUMMER RESIDENCE (Half-board - For students 16-17)

£295.00 per week (En-suite Rooms + Onsite wardens)

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

 

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

Extra nights' accommodation (if available): £35.00 per night

Young Adult Summer Residence extra night: £45.00 per night

 

AIRPORT TRANSFERS 2021

For arrivals from the following airports:

Bristol Airport 

£50.00*
*If you take a taxi yourself, the cost is about £30.00

Heathrow 

£220.00 

Gatwick 

£260.00

CAMBRIDGE EXAM PREPARATION DATES 2021

Cambridge First (FCE)

  • 4 January – 12 March (10 weeks)

  • 15 March – 4 June (12 weeks)*

  • 14 June – 20 August (10 weeks)*

  • 13 September – 10 December (13 weeks)**

Cambridge Advanced (CAE)

  • 4 January – 12 March (10 weeks)**

  • 15 March – 4 June (12 weeks)*

  • 14 June – 20 August (10 weeks)*

  • 13 September – 10 December (13 weeks)**

Cambridge Proficiency (CPE)

  • 4 January - 5 March (9 weeks)**

  • 15 March – 11 June (13 weeks)

  • 13 September – 3 December (12 weeks)*

* If you are taking the exam in Bristol, you will need to book one additional week of accommodation.

** As the exam takes place on a Saturday, you may need to reserve your accommodation until Sunday.

IELTS

Courses are run throughout the year. The minimum level to start the course is B1.

EXAMINATION

DATES 2021

IELTS*

Every month (in Bristol or Bath)

Cambridge English: First (FCE)

v  12 March

v  8 June

v  26 August

v  11 December

Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE)

v  13 March

v  9 June

v  27 August

v  11 December

Cambridge English: Proficiency (CPE)

v  6 March

v  11 June

v  5 December

Cambridge exam fees are payable direct to the exam centre.

* IELTS for UKVI - monthly in Cardiff

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