The academic center belongs to one of the most prestigious colleges in Cambridge, where over 4,000 British students between 15 and 18, 1000 international students and adult students do vocational training courses.
It is not a private school, but a department of a public school offers English courses at much lower prices than market prices, ensuring high standards of teaching and courses.
This school has excellent academic facilities, and also offers all the unbeatable advantages to international students to study alongside natives of the same age and with access to the same facility or activity programme. Sharing leisure, social and sports facilities, they will have many chances to meet, socialize and have fun.
Facilities at the school include:
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Less than an hour from London, this famous city of 800 years old combines the quiet beauty of the university with a vibrant center offering a variety of shops, pubs and first class restaurants.
Here, history breathes in every corner and there are always charming places to discover; its fame is due in large part to the university that bears the same name.
But Cambridge is not just a University; it has many gems of English architecture. The all Saints Church is one of the best preserved examples of Gothic architecture in the country and the Cambridge University Press Bookshop is the oldest bookstore in England (books sold since 1581).
It is also a city full of amazing parks and green areas for relaxing, sightseeing and relaxation. It has a rich artistic offering including countless theatre performances, concerts and exhibitions.
Although Cambridge is a very large city, you will not have problems with moving around. If you want to visit the city, the easiest and most convenient way is to rent a bike.
The bicycle is used mostly by the inhabitants: one in four Cambridge residents use bicycles as a means of transport in this college town of narrow streets that impede movement by car or bus.
There are a number of bike rental shops in the city center.
More info on cambridgeshire.gov.uk.
The approximate price of bike rental is
£6 per day
£16 per week
£25 for two weeks
£30 for three weeks
£35 for a whole month.
BUS: Stagecoach bus company offers excellent access to all parts of Cambridge.
You can buy a pass carrying several daily, weekly and monthly rates.
Cambridge is known for being one of the most important university cities in the world and its many colleges are visited by thousands of tourists every year.
Among them we must include the illustrious King's College (the chapel is the largest and most spectacular of all the colleges of Cambridge), Great St. Mary's Church (from the top of the tower you can see great views of Cambridge and colleges university) and Corpus Christi (contains the best preserved medieval court of Cambridge and the famous Grasshopper Clock.
Long duration courses from 16 to 31 weeks.
The course is subsidised, but is FREE (only pay for teaching material and accommodation).
The programme starts on the 5th October and finishes on 24th June 2016 (31 weeks). There are start dates every Monday from 5th October to 8th February (in this case, the duration of the course will be 16 weeks).
The timetable of the class is in the morning from 09:30 to 13:00 or in the afternoon from 13:15 to 16:30 + two hours of free class twice a week in the afternoons, taught by teachers practicing under the CELTA programme (an official certificate for English teachers). Free classes in the afternoons are Mondays and Fridays from 14:00 to 16:00 or Tuesdays and Thursdays from 18:00 to 20:00.
This course is a long duration course for the preparation of Cambridge exams. The exam is carried out in the same school as the course.
Dates of the course:
The timetable of the class is mornings from 09:30 to 13:00 or in the afternoon 13:15 to 16:30
A part of the Academy team are responsible for ensuring the well-being of students and to organise sports and recreational activities in the evenings or weekends. In addition, all students in the school receive a card valid for discounts on public transport, cinema, shopping, etc student.
In the afternoon, activities and sports competitions in the school premises and visits to sites of historical or cultural interest are organised.
In the evenings after dinner, students will stay with their families welcomed to practice English and enjoy a warm and relaxed atmosphere.
Accommodation with host family allows total immersion in a different culture. Most families live within 3 km of the school.
Sharing meals with the hosts every day, you wil benefit from speaking English in relaxed, natural situations. Families are carefully selected to provide a homely, safe and welcoming environment. Living in a homestay allows you to practice English in a real environment.
Students are entitled to breakfast and dinner daily in the family home, and also lunch at the weekends.
Room Type: single bedroom
School distance: Sometimes the students can walk, sometimes they have to use public transport