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.


ISI (the Independent Schools Inspectorate) is a body approved by the Secretary of State for Education for the purpose of inspecting independent schools under Section 162A of the Education Act 2002.

ISI inspected the English Language Centre Bristol from 15-17 November 2016 and concluded that the school exceeds expectations in all areas including:

  • The quality of the curriculum, teaching and learners’ achievements
  • Students’ welfare including health and safety
  • The effectiveness of governance, leadership and management.

To see a copy of the full 2016 ISI report, please click here.