English School in Leicester Square

Best for over 25s with a passion for history and culture in one of the world's great cities
100% Students recommended
English school in London - Leicester Square
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100% Students recommended

Why choose our London Leicester Square English school?

Our English school in Leicester Square is the perfect location if you’re looking for a vibrant and studious English language learning experience. The school is specially designed to cater for students over 25 who are interested in a more academically-focused experience, with quiet study rooms and exam facilities.

Located in a modern building in the center of London, Trafalgar Square is only a minute’s walk away. There is a host of shops, restaurants, cinemas and theatres all nearby, meaning you can make the most of the city while you take your studies.

  • Choose from a wide range of accommodation, with a number of student residences and homestay options
  • A comprehensive range of English courses, from two weeks to an academic year
  • Thinking of studying at a university in the UK? Kaplan’s University Placement Service (UPS) uses our extensive academic network to help you gain entry to graduate and undergraduate university courses
  • Learn about a particular field, and gain the confidence to talk about that subject in English, with one of our English for Specific Purposes courses. Subjects in Engineering, Medicine and Law are available in London Leicester Square
  • Gain international work experience and improve your English with an internship or job placement (only available to EU passport holders)

Please note that London Leicester Square will no longer be offering the 4 week TOEFL course all year round but on the following dates:

Monday 4th July

Monday 1st August 

What makes a 25+ course different to other programmes?

The 25+ exclusive programmes are tailored to students, who wish to get the most out of their experience at Kaplan and study with like-minded individuals. The 25+ courses are specifically meeting the needs of older students, who share an interest in business and academic topics and want to achieve the next step in their professional or academic career. 

 

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Key facts

Public holidays
02 Jan 2017 - New Year
14 April 2017 - Good Friday
17 April 2017 - Easter Monday
01 May 2017 - Early May Bank Holiday
29 May 2017 - Spring Bank Holiday
28 August 2017 - Summer Bank Holiday
25 Dec 2017 - Christmas Day
26 Dec 2017 - Boxing Day
2017 Christmas and New Year closures: 25 Dec - 7 Jan 2018
Minimum age
25 years old
Average age of students
31 years old
Maximum Class Size
15 Students
Nationality mix
70 nationalities attended this school last year
Contact Location
Kaplan International English London Leicester Square, 3 - 5 Charing Cross Road, London, United Kingdom, London WC2H 0HA
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Available courses at this school

Course Best for Hours per week Entry level Course price
Intensive English course
getting the most out of your time abroad and learning as much English as possible. 26hrs Beginner
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from £700
for 2 weeks
General English course
improving your general English skills 20hrs Elementary
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from £600
for 2 weeks
Vacation English course
combining English classes with a holiday 15hrs Elementary
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from £540
for 2 weeks
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CLIL Methodology
Learning how to teach English using the CLIL methodolgy 21hrs Intermediate
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Kaplan’s Teacher Training Course
Groups who want to improve their teaching methods and customize a course to suit their needs 21hrs Lower Intermediate
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Cambridge Teaching Knowledge Test (TKT) Preparation
Teachers who want to develop their teaching skills and prepare for the TKT modules 21hrs Intermediate
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Course Best for Hours per week Entry level Course price
General Academic Year
becoming fluent in English while fully experiencing another culture 20hrs Elementary
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from £7,840
for 32 weeks
Intensive Academic Semester - 5 months
dramatically boosting your English level while living abroad 26hrs Elementary
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from £5,800
for 20 weeks
Intensive Academic Semester - 6 months
dramatically boosting your English level while living abroad 26hrs Elementary
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from £6,960
for 24 weeks
Intensive Academic Year
immersing yourself in the English language and local culture 26hrs Elementary
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from £9,280
for 32 weeks
General Academic Semester- 5 months
immersing yourself in the local culture while learning English 20hrs Elementary
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from £4,900
for 20 weeks
General Academic Semester - 6 months
immersing yourself in the local culture while learning English 20hrs Elementary
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from £5,880
for 24 weeks
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English For Business
learning English for business situations and the professional workplace 26hrs Intermediate
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from £700
for 2 weeks
Business English in London
learning English for business situations and the professional workplace 15hrs Intermediate
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from £600
for 2 weeks
Intensive Business English course
learning fast and effective communication for a professional business environment 26hrs Intermediate
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from £700
for 2 weeks
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Cambridge Intensive CAE
getting a good mark on a flexible and internationally renowned test 26hrs Intermediate
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from £700
for 2 weeks
IELTS Exam Preparation - Intensive
entry to university in the UK & Ireland and Australia & New Zealand 26hrs Intermediate
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from £700
for 2 weeks
IELTS Exam Preparation - Supplementary
Best for entry to university in the UK & Ireland and Australia & New Zealand 26hrs Intermediate
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from £700
for 2 weeks
Cambridge FCE Exam Preparation
getting a good mark on a flexible and internationally renowned test 21hrs Higher Intermediate
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from £700
for 2 weeks

School facilities

Classrooms

12 recently renovated bright and spacious classrooms

Interactive white boards

Classrooms are equipped with interactive whiteboards, which can incorporate media forms like video and audio

Study Center

Take part in daily study clubs, get 1-1 advice on your English with Study Centre managers, borrow books or access online movie streaming services

WiFi

Free wireless internet is available

Student Lounge

Relaxing, modern student lounge with comfortable sofas, TV, vending machine, water cooler and coffee machine

Accommodation

Student residences are specially selected apartments, hostels, and dorms that provide a fantastic living experience. Enjoy a more independent lifestyle and the social aspects of living with new friends.
  • Live with fellow students and have more independence
  • Most residences are self-catering
  • Live and socialize with your new friends
  • Single, twin, double, and dorm rooms are available at various locations
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Join our homestay program and live with a British family during your time in London. Share meals with your hosts and practice your English outside of school in a relaxed and informal situation.
  • Live with a local family specially chosen by us
  • Enjoy breakfasts and dinners with the family
  • Practice English daily in an informal situation
  • Immerse yourself in a new culture
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Accreditation & memberships

This Kaplan International English school is accredited by the British Council, and is a member of English UK. 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 2016.