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Key Info
  • The Stay Academy is the only all year round residential adult English language school in central London. Stay in the en-suite studios and improve your English under the same roof. Choose from General English, Combination, IELTS & London Cultural courses and University Foundation programmes.

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Location

Situated right in the heart of Camden Town and just across the road from the world famous Camden Market and Camden Lock, The Stay Academy is the perfect base for new visitors to the capital. You will find a multitude of live music venues, theatres, food markets, fashion outlets and pubs right on your doorstep.

The Stay Academy is also located 10 minutes from the beautiful Regents Park, the open air theatre and London Zoo. Camden Town and Chalk Farm Underground stations are less than 5 minutes’ walk, and there are a number of bus routes directly outside the campus.

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Discovering British Culture

From £230.00 per week

General English 15

From £180.00 per week

General English PLUS Business English

From £230.00 per week

General English PLUS English for Academic Purposes

From £230.00 per week

General English PLUS English for Employment

From £230.00 per week

General English Plus Exam Preparation: IELTS, FCE, CAE, and more

From £230.00 per week

General English PLUS IELTS Exam Preparation

From £230.00 per week

Intensive English 21

From £220.00 per week

Intensive English 25

From £250.00 per week

International Foundation Year

From £8,925.00 

International Junior Campus Programme

From £230.00 per week

One to One

£45.00 per lesson

SELT Preparation Courses

From £80.00 per week

Teacher Development Course – July 2016

From £350.00 per week
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English Courses

The Stay Academy boasts 260 studios and 7 classrooms.
You can choose from the General English, IELTS, Combination and London Cultural courses. We also run twice a year a Foundation Programme.

General English

With this course you can:

  • Improve your speaking, listening, reading and writing;
  • Develop natural, communicative English to use outside the classroom;
  • Further your knowledge and understanding of British culture;

Additional Information:

  • Lesson times: Monday to Friday (from 9:00 to 12:15);
  • Minimum age: 16;
  • Levels: Elementary (CEFR A2) to Advanced (CEFR C1);
  • Hours per week: 15
  • Maximum class size: 15;
  • Course duration: 1 week+;
  • Start dates: Every Monday.

Intensive English

With this course you can:

  • Improve your speaking, listening, reading and writing;
  • Further your knowledge and understanding of British culture;
  • Focus on communication skills in the afternoons.

Additional Information:

  • Lesson times: Monday to Friday (from 9:00 to 12:15), Monday to Thursday (from 13:30 to 15:00);
  • Minimum age: 16;
  • Levels: Elementary (CEFR A2) to Advanced (CEFR C1);
  • Hours per week: 21;
  • Maximum class size: 15;
  • Course duration: 1 week+;
  • Start dates: Every Monday.

One to One

With this course you can:

  • Study at times and on days that suit you;
  • Add one-to-one lessons to any other course;
  • Have 4 hours’ individual tuition per week.

Additional Information:

  • Minimum age: 12;
  • Levels: Elementary (CEFR A2) to Advanced (CEFR C1);
  • Maximum class size: 1;
  • Course duration: 1 week;
  • Start dates: Weekly start dates.

General English PLUS Business English

With this course you can:

  • Become familiar with British business etiquette;
  • Improve written and spoken business communication;
  • Develop key skills;

Additional Information:

  • Lesson times: Monday to Friday (from 09:00 to 12:15), Monday to Thursday (from 13:30 to 15:00);
  • Minimum age: 16;
  • Levels: Elementary (CEFR A2) to Advanced (CEFR C1);
  • Hours per week: 21;
  • Maximum class size: 15;
  • Course duration: 1 week+;
  • Start dates: Every Monday.

General English PLUS English for Academic Purposes

With this course you can:

  • Become familiar with UK university conventions;
  • Develop the necessary academic skills to participate fully in your chosen academic programme.

Additional Information:

  • Lesson times: Monday to Friday (from 09:00 to 12:15), Monday to Thursday (from 13:30 to 15:00);
  • Minimum age: 16;
  • Hours per week: 21;
  • Levels: Elementary (CEFR A2) to Advanced (CEFR C1);
  • Course duration: 1 week+;
  • Maximum class size: 15;
  • Start dates: Every Monday.

General English PLUS English for Employment

With this course you can:

  • Become familiar with the rules, regulations and etiquette of working in Britain;
  • Develop the necessary skills to obtain employment in the UK;
  • Learn how to function successfully in the UK workplace.

Additional Information:

  • Lesson times: Monday to Friday (from 09:00 to 12:15), Monday to Thursday (from 13:30 to 15:00);
  • Minimum age: 16;
  • Levels: Elementary (CEFR A2) to Advanced (CEFR C1);
  • Hours per week: 21;
  • Maximum class size: 15;
  • Course duration: 1 week+;
  • Start dates: Every Monday.

General English Plus Exam Preparation: IELTS, FCE, CAE, and more

With this course you can:

  • Become familiar with the IELTS/CAE/FCE or other exam format;
  • Improve your speaking, listening, writing and reading;
  • Prepare thoroughly for your chosen exam.

Additional Information:

  • Lesson times: Monday to Friday (from 09:00 to 12:15), Monday to Thursday (from 13:30 to 15:00);
  • Minimum age: 16;
  • Levels: Elementary (CEFR A2) to Advanced (CEFR C1);
  • Hours per week: 21;
  • Maximum class size: 15;
  • Course duration: 1 week+;
  • Start dates: Every Monday.

Discovering British Culture

With this course you can:

  • Experience British culture both inside and out of the classroom;
  • Learn English in an interactive and dynamic way with experienced native teachers;
  • Put your English language skills to the test on the streets of London.

Additional Information:

  • Lesson times: Monday to Friday (from 9:00 to 12:15) + excursions Monday to Thursday (from 14:00 to 17:00);
  • Minimum age: 16;
  • Levels: Elementary (CEFR A2) to Advanced (CEFR C1);
  • Hours per week: 25;
  • Maximum class size: 15;
  • Course duration: 1 week+;
  • Start dates: Every Monday.

SELT Preparation Courses

Secure English Language Tests (SELT) are tests approved by UKVI, part of the Home Office, for leave to remain, citizenship (naturalisation) and visa categories where evidence of English language ability is a requirement.

Our SELT courses are preparation for the [Trinity] Graded Examinations in Spoken English Grade 5 or [Trinity] Graded Examinations in Spoken English Grade 2, depending on your visa requirements.

SELT Intensive Exam Preparation Day (6hrs) Trinity GESE Grade 2 or 5

With this course you can:

  • Understand the format and requirements of the exam;
  • Focus on necessary language;
  • Have intensive exam practice with our experienced teachers.

SELT 1-Week Exam Preparation Course (15hrs) Trinity GESE Grade 2 or 5

With this course you can:

  • Understand the format and requirements of the exam;
  • Improve language skills and learn vocabulary for all conversation topics;
  • Receive in-depth guidance from our experienced teachers.

Teacher Development Course – July 2016

This course is for:

Qualified, international teachers of English as a foreign language who would like to improve their teaching and language skills.

With this course you can:

  • Learn creative techniques to use in the (non-primary) English classroom;
  • Improve your English language skills;
  • Deepen your knowledge and understanding of British culture.

Additional Information:

  • Lesson times: Monday to Friday
  • Maximum class size: 15;
  • Hours per week: 21;
  • Course duration: 1 week+;
  • Start dates: Every Monday

International Foundation Year

The International Foundation Year (IFY) is a pre-university programme designed to provide you with an entry route to UK university programmes.

  • Hours per week: 20;
  • Maximum class size: 15;
  • Course duration: 3 terms (35 weeks);
  • Dates: September 2016.

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