Frequently Asked Questions

1. Do you accept students throughout the year?

Yes. All our schools operate a rolling admissions policy, so will accept students at most times throughout the year space permitting.

2. When will I receive the confirmation for my course?

You will receive the confirmation generally within 48 hours.

3. Once I have received my confirmation am I able to make changes?

Yes you can make changes but it will all be subject to availability and also this will incur an additional cost of £25 to issue new documents.

4. How long will it take to improve English to the required level?

Each student will progress at a different pace through the programme and their rate of progress will depend on how hard they are prepared to study. The Directors of Studies in all schools keep a close eye on all students and are always available to discuss your / your child’s needs.

5. Can we all study in the same school?

We have separate schools for adults and children within easy reach of each other.

6. At what time will the minibus pick up my child in London?

We are unable to provide this information until the Friday before arrival as – especially during the summer – the bus routes (and therefore timings) change every week.

7. Do I need a visa?

Go to: Students from member states of the European Economic Union DO NOT need visas. Certain others also do not need visas but it is your responsibility to check on this. We would stress the importance of applying for the visa in good time. During the summer months especially, the application process can take up to 12 weeks or even longer.

8. How do I know which visa to apply for?

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