Dates and Fees 2022

For 2021 dates and fees, click here

Main Course Starting Dates 2022:

The school is open from 4 January – 16 December.

    Our main start dates are as follows:

    • 4 January*
    • 14 March
    • 13 June
    • 4 July
    • 1 August
    • 12 September
    *Please note, school starts on Tuesday 4 January, as the Monday is a public holiday

  • 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: 
    • 3 January
    • 15 April
    • 18 April
    • 2 May
    • 2 June & 3 June
    • 29 August

The school is closed on each of these days.

  • Summer Course dates: 13 June - 9 September 2022.
  • The school is closed for the Christmas holiday from Monday 19th December until we re-open on Tuesday 3rd January 2023.

Tuition Fees 2022:

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  -  £305 per week

4-10 weeks  -  £295 per week

11-19 weeks  -  £285 per week

20-29 weeks  -  £270 per week

30+ weeks  -  £260 per week

+ £20.00 per week high season supplement 13 June - 12 August (not payable on courses of 10+ weeks)

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

Accommodation Fees 2022:

Homestay (Half-board)

£185.00 per week 18+

£200.00 per week under 18

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

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

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

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

£200.00 per week

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+)

£200.00 per week (En-suite Rooms)
Available 3 July - 27 August 2022

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

£305.00 per week (En-suite Rooms + Onsite wardens)
Includes bed (single room), breakfast and evening meal.
Available 3 July - 27 August 2022

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).
£45.00 per night for the Young Adult Summer Residence (includes half-board)

Airport Transfers 2022

For arrivals from the following airports:

Bristol Airport - £55.00

Heathrow - £230.00

Gatwick - £270.00

Examination Preparation

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

Cambridge English First (FCE)

4 January – 11 March (10 weeks)

14 March – 10 June (13 weeks)

13 June – 26 August (11 weeks)

12 September – 9 December (13 weeks) *

Cambridge English Advanced (CAE)

4 January – 11 March (10 weeks) *

14 March – 10 June (13 weeks)

13 June – 26 August (11 weeks)

12 September – 9 December (13 weeks) *

Cambridge English Proficiency (CPE)

4 January – 4 March (9 weeks) *

14 March – 10 June (13 weeks)

12 September – 2 December (12 weeks)

* 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 2022:

ExaminationDates 2022Exam Fees
IELTS*Every month
(in Bristol or Bath)
£175
Cambridge English:
First (FCE)
11 March, 7 June,
25 August, 10 December
£165
Cambridge English:
Advanced (CAE)
12 March, 8 June,
26 August, 10 December
£165
Cambridge English:
Proficiency (CPE)
5 March, 9 June,
1 December
£165

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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