The UK’s Number 1 School.*

*According to the EL Gazette rankings based on British
Council inspectors’ publishable statements.

Read the EL Gazette article where John explains what makes ELC Bristol their number 1 ranked UK school.

ELC Bristol is family-run school, offering intensive General English and examination preparation courses in Bristol, a lively university city in the South West of England.


  • Emergency number outside office hours + 44 774 7021261
  • Number of levels: 6, from elementary (A2) to advanced (C2)
  • No beginners. Elementary students must start on main course starting dates.
  • The registration fee includes a file, a course book, a certificate and an e-learning service available from when you enrol until three months after you have left.
  • Free Internet service, including Wi-Fi.
  • A full social programme is arranged with an excursion on Saturdays, 2 evening activities during the week, film club on Friday afternoons and regular sports. The programme is organised on a ‘pay as you go’ basis. If you attend all the events and excursions, the weekly cost is around £35.00. Many events are free.
  • Average class size:10. Maximum 14
  • Average number of students in the school: 165
  • Number of different nationalities: 47 Average number: 25
  • Minimum age: 16  Average age: 23. No maximum age.


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