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Key Info
  • Stafford House School of English was founded in 1952. The London School opened in 2011. With over 60 years' experience and success behind us, Stafford House remain focused on maintaining the highest standards and on the development of each student’s full potential.
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Facilities

Located across two fantastic teaching sites within a 5 minute walk of each other in central London, Bloomsbury, you will learn in fresh and bright classrooms, with up-to-date learning technology and modern conveniences, including IT suites, high-speed WiFi, comfortable student lounge, café and a library.

Classrooms

With two teaching buildings you may find your classes are across both sites – our new building at 90 Great Russell Street and in our main school building at 2 Southampton Place. Both buildings benefit from the following;

  • Interactive Whiteboards allow our teachers to use the latest technology in your learning experience
  • We can use the internet integrally in classes giving you practical examples of how to use your language in the 21st Century.
  • We can also watch High Definition videos. They are a perfect environment for helping you to learn English.

Study Centre

This is where you can come and check your e-mails, do your homework, borrow reading material and spend time outside of your classes improving your English. You can bring your laptop and use the free WiFi. We have a good range of learning materials available to borrow or to purchase. Don’t forget your main course book is included in the fees.

How We Teach

Our teachers are the best thing about Stafford House. They have experience teaching in the UK or abroad and regularly participate in training to improve their skills. They take student feedback weekly so they can adapt the course to suit the needs of the class.

Teaching Methodology

  • Our Directors of Studies are based in all of our schools to ensure our programmes are of the highest possible quality, our class sizes are small and our students leave having gained the maximum from their time with us.
  • On your first day you will take a language assessment. It assesses your knowledge of grammar and vocabulary, and how well you are able to understand and speak English. This helps us to understand the class in which you will be happiest and most successful.
  • Also, every month you will have a one-to-one tutorial with a senior member of staff to make sure you are on track to achieve your goals and fulfil your potential. It’s a good opportunity to review your course choices and learning methods, and to really make sure you achieve what you want to achieve.
  • Good nationality mix and an active social programme allow you to practise your English outside of the classroom. Our study centre is also stocked with language resources that allow you to work in your own time.
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Prices

All courses include:

  • Welcome Pack
  • Course materials (NB: students studying 1-11 weeks need to pay a £20 deposit on their first day)
  • Free internet access
  • Organised Social Programme (at least 3 free social activities a week)
  • Student Handbook

General English

  • for students aged 16+
  • Start any Monday
  • minimum level Beginners*
Duration
Super Intensive
30 lessons / 25 hours
Intensive
25 lessons / 21 hours
Standard
20 lessons / 16.7 hours
Standard FLEX **
20 lessons / 16.7 hours
1-4 weeks
£340
£300
£260
£195
5-11 weeks
£320
£290
£250
£180
12-23 weeks
£300
£260
£240
£170
24-35 weeks
£270
£240
£220
£160
36 weeks or more
£260
£230
£210
£150
  • * Beginners classes start on the first Monday of each month.
  • Intensive Course includes 20 lessons of General English and 5 module lessons.
  • Super Intensive Course includes 20 lessons of General English and 10 module lessons.

IELTS Preparation

  • for students aged 16+
  • Start any Monday
  • minimum level Intermediate
Duration
Super Intensive
30 lessons / 25 hours
Intensive
25 lessons / 21 hours
1-4 weeks
£340
£300
5-11 weeks
£320
£290
12-23 weeks
£300
£260
24-35 weeks
£270
£240
36+ weeks
£260
£230

Specialised Intensive IELTS preparation (20 lessons) plus 5 or 10 module lessons per week.

  • for students aged 16+
  • start: January, March, July, September
Course Super Intensive
30 lessons / 25 hours
Intensive
25 lessons / 21 hours
FCE (Upper Intermediate) £320 per week £290 per week
CAE (Advanced) £320 per week £290 per week
CPE (Proficiency) £320 per week £290 per week

Business English

  • for students aged 18+
  • Start any Monday
  • minimum level Intermediate
Duration
Super Intensive
30 lessons / 25 hours
Intensive
25 lessons / 21 hours
1-4 weeks
£340
£300
5-11 weeks
£320
£290
  • Business English includes 20 lessons of General English and 5 or 10 module lessons of Business English.
  • Available in London only.

One To One English

  • for students aged 16+
  • Start any Monday
5 lessons £300
Additional lesson fee £65 per lesson
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Standard English

  • Develops listening, speaking, reading and writing skills;
  • Improves grammar and extends vocabulary;
  • Morning lessons only, allowing plenty of free time;
  • Certificate of Achievement awarded on completion of course;
  • Course material, internet access and activity programme included in the fees.

Standard Flex

  • Develops listening, speaking, reading and writing skills;
  • Improves grammar and extends vocabulary;
  • Morning or afternoon lessons only (as determined by the school), allowing plenty of free time;
  • Certificate of Achievement awarded on completion of course;
  • Course material, internet access and activity programme included in the fees.

English Intensive

  • Full-time course: surrounded by the English language all day, this is an active course with proven results;
  • Develops listening, speaking, reading and writing skills;
  • Improves grammar and extends vocabulary;
  • Choice of specialist modules tailored to personal needs – including British culture, current affairs, art & design, the media, music, literature, business, study skills and extra help with essential English skills;
  • Certificate of Achievement awarded on completion of course;
  • Preparation for IELTS and Cambridge ESOL exams available on demand;
  • Specialised afternoon options, course material, internet access and activity programme included in the fees.

Super Intensive

  • Full-time course: surrounded by the English language all day, this is an active course with proven results;
  • Develops listening, speaking, reading and writing skills;
  • Improves grammar and extends vocabulary;
  • Choice of 2 specialist modules tailored to personal needs – including British culture, current affairs, art & design, the media, music, literature, business, study skills and extra help with essential English skills;
  • Certificate of Achievement awarded on completion of course;
  • Preparation for IELTS and Cambridge ESOL exams available on demand;
  • 2 x Specialised afternoon options, course material, internet access and activity programme included in the fees.

Business English

  • Full-time, intensive course with specialist options introducing business vocabulary for applied use in the workplace;
  • Develops the listening, speaking, reading and writing skills needed in the commercial world;
  • Improves grammar and extends business vocabulary;
  • Certificate of Achievement awarded on completion of course;
  • Internships available subject to visa regulations;
  • Opportunity to sit an external exam; either the LCCI English for
  • Business or the online Cambridge ESOL BULATS exam;
  • Course material, internet access and activity programme included in the fees.

IELTS

  • Full-time, super-intensive, tailored programme, leading to IELTS success;
  • Develops all the skills and confidence needed to pass your IELTS exams;
  • Exam dates available every month;
  • Course material, internet access and activity programme included in the fees.

Cambridge Exams (ESOL)

  • Full-time, super-intensive, tailored programme, leading to success in the Cambridge ESOL exams;
  • Develops all the skills and confidence needed to pass your exams;
  • Exam dates available every month;
  • Course material, internet access and activity programme included in the fees.
  • Preparation for PET, BEC, TOEFL and TOEIC exams also available on request.

One To One

  • Can be added to ANY course;
  • Develops listening, speaking, reading and writing skills;
  • Improves grammar and extends vocabulary;
  • Wide choice of specialist modules, greater flexibility to pursue preferred interests and focus;
  • Certificate of Achievement awarded on completion of course;
  • Preparation for IELTS and Cambridge ESOL exams available on demand

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