English school in Manchester

Full of energy, creativity and pride, Manchester is a welcoming city with a brash rock-star attitude and a kind heart

Our Manchester school

Home to one of the world’s most popular football clubs and some of its most beloved bands, Manchester always feels as if something exciting is just about to happen. Our English school is located in the vibrant Northern Quarter of the city center, a favorite haunt of artists, DJs and indie bands.

  • Our Manchester English school organizes regular trips to Old Trafford, Manchester United’s home stadium, and the Etihad stadium, stronghold of their rival, Manchester City.
  • Just steps away from the nearest bus stop – and bus travel around the city center is free
  • Offers preparation courses for the Occupational English Test (OET) – an English qualification specifically tailored for healthcare professionals
  • Runs a successful student mentor program allowing students to develop leadership skills, helping newcomers with their studies or with Manchester life
  • Can accept Teen students aged 14-18 in closed groups
School location
Kaplan International English Manchester 6th Floor, 1 Portland Street Manchester, M1 3BE, United Kingdom
”I really liked the interesting approaches to teaching and the friendly atmosphere here. I enjoyed being taught in a modern way. I will be coming back soon.”
Elena Gabrielova
Studied in Manchester
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School facilities

Interactive white boards
Computer lab
Study Center
Student Lounge

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. Discover more.
  • Languages spoken by staff:
    Arabic, Chinese Cantonese, Polish, Spanish, Ukrainian.
  • Teacher Qualifications:
    All teachers have a CELTA. Some have a DELTA certification or master's degree in applied linguistics
  • School holidays:
    See our 2018 school closures

Accreditation & memberships

This Kaplan International English school is accredited by the British Council, and is a member of English UK and ISI (the Independent Schools Inspectorate). 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 2017.

School photo gallery

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


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 for more independence
  • Self-catering residence
  • Socialize and have fun with your new friends
  • Single studio rooms are available
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Join our homestay program and live in a British home during your time in Manchester. Share meals with your hosts and practice your English outside of school.
  • Live in a local homestay specially chosen by us
  • Enjoy breakfasts and dinners with your hosts
  • Practice English daily in an informal situation
  • Immerse yourself in a new culture
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