English School in

Edinburgh

Kaplan English School in Edinburgh

Study English in Edinburgh

Edinburgh is the spiritual home of everyone who loves a good intellectual debate and a good night out. You’ll find a globally respected university, and fantastic libraries and museums. Every summer the streets are thronged with performers, theatre-lovers and party-goers for the world’s biggest arts festival, and every winter the city lights up with a three-day party to welcome in the New Year.

Offers festival Course in August
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Scotland's capital city
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Centrally located
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Close to student residence
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  • Our English school is right in the heart of it all, just steps away from the famous shopping thoroughfare of Princes Street, the Scott Monument and the beautiful Dean Gardens
  • Runs a packed social program with many unique Scottish experiences like ceilidh dancing, Burns Suppers and whisky distillery visits
  • Excursions include trips to the spectacular Scottish Highlands every weekend
  • Closed groups for Juniors aged 12-17 can be accepted in our Edinburgh school
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School Information

About our Edinburgh English school

School facilities

Cafeteria
cafeteria
Classrooms
classroom
Interactive white boards
white board
Student lounge
lounge
Study center
study room
WiFi
wifi

Other information

  • University Placement Service

Our University Placement Service (UPS) allows you to benefit from our extensive network of partner universities and colleges. Combined with our wealth of experience, we help you gain entry to graduate and undergraduate courses. Learn more

  • Languages spoken by staff

Arabic, French, Italian, Japanese, Russian, Spanish

  • Teacher Qualifications

All teachers have a level of education normally represented by a degree and they also have a CELTA or equivalent qualification. Some also hold the higher level DELTA qualification, PGCE, or MA in applied linguistics

  • Test Center

Our Edinburgh school is a Trinity exam center

  • Exam Preparation Academy

Our Edinburgh school specialises in supporting students to achieve the highest possible IELTS result. IELTS preparation classes will be available in the morning and afternoon and you will have the option to take regular mock IELTS tests. You will be taught by teachers who have been trained to specialise in IELTS and will receive support throughout your course with tutorials and study plans focusing on maximising your IELTS score

  • School holidays

See our school closures

  • Edinburgh school audit report

This school is frequently inspected by regulatory bodies. You can read the British Council's latest audit report online for our English school in Edinburgh. Please also read our Education Scotland 2022 Report here.

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Accreditation & memberships

This Kaplan International Languages school is accredited by the British Council, and is a member of English UK and Education Scotland. These are highly respected organizations that represent and help maintain the best English language schools in the country.

 

*Student recommendations are based on Kaplan students surveyed in 2018.

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English UK

Student accommodation in Edinburgh

Homestay

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  • Share meals with your hosts every day
  • Speak English in a relaxed, natural setting
  • A range of options including twin rooms, en-suite and private bathrooms
 
Homestay

Ideal for students who want to discover local culture and customs with a friendly host, in a home environment. 

  • Share meals with your hosts every day
  • Speak English in a relaxed, natural setting
  • A range of options including twin rooms, en-suite and private bathrooms

Arran House

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Arran House is less than 20 minutes away from Edinburgh Castle, Princes Street, one of the city’s best parks and the National Museum of Scotland. The residence has en-suite bathrooms and hosts frequent social events in the common areas.

You will have 24 hour security and a concierge to help with any request you may have. The site also has a communal kitchen that can be hired out where you can host dinner parties and international food nights with your fellow students, laundry facilities and places to store a bike if that’s how you choose to get around the city. Dedicated study areas and meeting rooms will help with your learning and the gaming room will help you relax after a long day of studying! 

 
Arran House

Arran House is less than 20 minutes away from Edinburgh Castle, Princes Street, one of the city’s best parks and the National Museum of Scotland. The residence has en-suite bathrooms and hosts frequent social events in the common areas.

You will have 24 hour security and a concierge to help with any request you may have. The site also has a communal kitchen that can be hired out where you can host dinner parties and international food nights with your fellow students, laundry facilities and places to store a bike if that’s how you choose to get around the city. Dedicated study areas and meeting rooms will help with your learning and the gaming room will help you relax after a long day of studying! 

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Social Activities

What to do in Edinburgh

Our Edinburgh school has a dedicated social program, designed to help you explore the city and build friendships, through organised events and activities.

 
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