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
  • Closed groups for Juniors aged 12-17 can be accepted at our Manchester school
School location
Kaplan International Languages Manchester 6th Floor, 1 Portland Street Manchester, M1 3BE, United Kingdom
Manchester
Student Testimonial Leonardo Pinero Manchester
”Kaplan Manchester is just in the city center and that is amazing. Manchester is a multicultural city with students from throughout the world, and I enjoy so much interacting with people from different nations.”
Leonardo Pinero
Studied in Manchester
Recommendation rate: 
94.7%
Average total students: 
235
Number of nationalities: 
57
Average age: 
26–30
Number of classrooms: 
11

School facilities

Classrooms
Interactive white boards
Computer lab
Study Center
WiFi
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 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
  • School holidays:
    See our 2019 school closures
  • Manchester 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 Manchester.

Accreditation & memberships

This Kaplan International Languages 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 2018.

School photo gallery

Check out images of student life at Manchester school

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

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 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. Meals will be provided by your hosts and practice your English outside of school.
  • Live in a homestay specially chosen by us
  • Enjoy breakfasts and dinners provided by our hosts
  • Practice English daily in an informal situation
  • Immerse yourself in a new culture
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Contact us

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