Dates and Fees 2021

To view dates and fees for 2020 click here.

Main course starting dates 2021:

The school is open from 4 January – 17 December.

    • 4 January
    • 15 March
    • 14 June
    • 5 July
    • 2 August
    • 23 August
    • 13 September
  • Elementary level students must start their course on a main course starting date.
  • Alternative starting dates: Students who are Pre-Intermediate level or higher can start any Monday.
  • No total beginners.
  • Minimum period of enrolment: 2 weeks
  • Public holidays: 
    • 2 April
    • 5 April
    • 3 May & 31 May
    • 30 August

The school is closed but a free excursion/activity is arranged on each of these days.

  • Summer Course dates: 14 June - 10 September 2021.
  • The school is closed for the Christmas holiday from Monday 20th December until we re-open on Monday 3rd January 2022.

Tuition fees 2021:

Deposit: £400.00 

This is not an extra charge.  It is deducted from the total fees.

Registration Fee: £50.00
Materials fee: £50.00

The materials fee includes ELC Bristol e-learning and a course book every 12 weeks.

2-3 weeks  -  £295 per week

4-10 weeks  -  £285 per week

11-19 weeks  -  £275 per week

20-29 weeks  -  £260 per week

30+ weeks  -  £250 per week

+ £15.00 per week high season supplement 14 June - 13 August (not payable on courses of 10+ weeks)

Optional Student Travel Insurance: £5.90 per week

Private Lessons: Can be arranged in advance (£68.00 per hour) or on arrival at the school.

Accommodation fees 2021:

Homestay (Half-board)

£180.00 per week 18+

£195.00 per week under 18

Includes bed (single room), breakfast and evening meal.

+ £10 homestay for under 18 summer supplement. 14 June - 13 August

+ £20 per week Special Dietary Requirement (subject to availability)

Student Houses & Flats (Self-Catering - For students 18+)

£185.00 per week

£195.00 per week (St. John's House)

£200.00 per week (En-suite Rooms) Limited availability - please book well in advance.

£30.00 refundable deposit for student houses and flats (to be paid on arrival)

Summer University Residence (Self-Catering - For students 18+)

£185.00 per week (En-suite Rooms)

Young Adult Summer Residence (Half-board - For students 16-17)

£295.00 per week (En-suite Rooms + Onsite wardens)

Includes bed (single room), breakfast and evening meal.

Late Arrival: Please try to arrive in your accommodation by 22.30. Arrivals after this time will incur a late arrival fee of £20.00.

Extra nights' accommodation: £35.00 per night (if available).

Airport transfers 2021

For arrivals from the following airports:

Bristol Airport - £50.00

Heathrow - £220.00

Gatwick - £260.00

Examination preparation

Minimum period of enrolment: 4 weeks. Examination courses include electives on 2 afternoons a week.

Cambridge English First (FCE)

4 January – 12 March (10 weeks)

15 March – 4 June (12 weeks) *

14 June – 20 August (10 weeks) *

13 September – 10 December (13 weeks) **

Cambridge English Advanced (CAE)

4 January – 12 March (10 weeks) **

15 March – 4 June (12 weeks) *

14 June – 20 August (10 weeks) *

13 September – 10 December (13 weeks) **

Cambridge English Proficiency (CPE)

4 January – 5 March (9 weeks) **

15 March – 11 June (13 weeks)

13 September – 3 December (12 weeks) *

* If you are taking the exam in Bristol, you will need to book one additional week of accommodation.

** As the exam takes place on a Saturday, you may need to reserve your accommodation until Sunday.

Cambridge English exam preparation courses are not 'closed', which means that students can join the course at a later date if they are not able to attend for the full period (minimum period of enrolment: 4 weeks).

For more information about the Cambridge English Language exam courses, please click here. 

Exam dates 2021:

ExaminationDates 2021Exam Fees
IELTS*Every month
(in Bristol or Bath)
£175.00
Cambridge English:
First (FCE)
12 March, 8 June,
26 August, 11 December
£165.00
Cambridge English:
Advanced (CAE)
13 March, 9 June,
27 August, 11 December
£165.00
Cambridge English:
Proficiency (CPE)
6 March, 11 June,
5 December
£165.00

Cambridge exam fees are payable direct to the exam centre. The fees quoted above are approximate and subject to change.

*IELTS for UKVI - monthly in Cardiff £200.00.

To book the IELTS for UKVI exam click here.

IELTS

Courses are run throughout the year. The IELTS exam is held every month in Bristol and Cardiff.

For information about the test dates for the IELTS exam in Bristol, click here.

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