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Holborn School

Established in 1969, this prestigious School is located in the heart of London, surrounded by trendy shops, cafes, restaurants, museums, galleries, theatres, pubs and bars. Within a short walk are: Big Ben, Trafalgar Square, Piccadilly Circus or Queen's residence - the Buckingham Palace. Close proximity to 4 central underground stations makes commuting across London effortless.

Teachers are welcoming and attentive to your learning needs, while newly decorated, airy classrooms create ideal atmosphere for studying. School is very well equipped, boasting a modern computer room, free Wi-Fi, study room and library facilities.

The fantastic top floor cafe, serving delicious home-made meals, is student's favourite place for socialising.

School Facilities
11 classrooms holding
maximum of 12 students each
Computer Room
26 internet computers
Self Study Room & Library
Hot and cold drinks,
home-made meals and snacks
Free Wi-Fi anywhere on premises
Comfortable student lounge in Cafe
Large cinema screen in the Café
Courses Offered
English CoursesUniversity Preparation
General English
Intensive English
Business English

TOEFL/TOEIC Exam Preparation
IELTS Exam Preparation
Cambridge Exam Preparation (FCE, CAE, CPE)
Academic Year and Semester (Intensive and General)
Intensive Business Year

to find out more go to Courses Explained
Student House
  • Zone 2
  • Single and Twin Rooms
  • Self Catering with kitchen
  • Shared Bathroom or En-suite
  • Bed Linen
  • Telephone & Internet available
Student Residence
  • Zone 1-3
  • Single or Twin Rooms
  • Self Catering
  • Kitchens available
  • Shared Bathroom or Private Bathroom
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Bed Linen
  • Telephone & Internet available
  • Summer only Residence available
  • Zone 1-2 or Zone 3-4
  • Single Rooms
  • Breakfast Only or Half Board
  • Shared Bathroom
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Bed Linen & Towels
  • Telephone & Internet available
Superior Homestay
  • Zones 1-4
  • Bed and Breakfast or Half Board
  • Private Bathroom
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Bed Linen & Towels
  • Telephone & Internet available

Leisure Activities
The School organises an exciting programme of activities. A typical month may include trips to the London's Bridges, the Museums of London, the Tate Modern Gallery, the Science Museum, the City of London financial and business district, as well as National and European excursions.
Sample Programme:
Welcome PartyWalking TourCinema NightShoreditch FestivalSummer BallTrip to OxfordTrip to Cambridge
Official DinnerSalsa DanceMadame TussaudsBritish MuseumInternational DiscoTrip to BathTrip to Stonehenge
Cost of excursions is not included in study programme.
Student Information
Minimum age
18 in high season (June - September)
16 in low season
Student ages
Nationality Mix

Teacher Profiles
Centre Director
Bernard Dodds
"...When a man (or woman) is tired of London, he is tired..."
Sam Buchan
"...The best English language school..."
Student Testimonials
Amelie Robin,
(Intensive Academic Year)
"...I like my lessons and the possibility of choosing among a..."
Diana Samoshkina,
(Business English)
"...It has been great. London, like me, is historical..."

Centre Photos
CourseLessonsPrice per weekStart Dates
General English20 £265 Every Monday
Intensive English30 £330
IELTS Exam Preparation30 £340
TOEFL Exam Preparation30 £340
Cambridge Exam Preparation (FCE, CAE, CPE)20 £265 FCE/CAE: 17/03-6/06; 13/06-22/08; 28/07-22/08; 8/09-28/11
CPE: 24/03-13/06; 15/09-5/12
30 £330
Course price includes: course book, English language activities and workshops, welcome activity, internet access.
Homestay£ per week
Single Room, Zone 1 & 2
Half Board
Single Room, Zone 3 & 4
Half Board
Single Room, Zone 3 & 4 Half Board, Private Bathroom £280
Note: For Bed & Breakfast deduct £25 per week; however kitchen facilities are not available for student use.

Student House£ per week
Twin Room*, Shared Bathroom
Self Catering
Single Room, Shared Bathroom Self Catering £265
*Only available for two students booking together.
£150 GBP fully refundable damage deposit will be charged.
Student Residence£ per week
Single Room, Zone 1
En-suite Bathroom, Self Catering
Single Room, Zone 2
Shared Bathroom, Self Catering
£150 GBP fully refundable damage deposit will be charged.

Summer Residence£ per week
Single Room, Zone 1
En-suite Bathroom, Self Catering
£150 GBP fully refundable damage deposit will be charged.
  • High season supplement (1st Jun - 30th Sept): Courses £40 per week, Homestay £40 per week
  • Christmas supplement (22nd - 29th Dec), Homestay: add 50% to Homestay price
  • Registration fee £60
  • Accommodation fee £60
  • Visa document courier fee £90
  • Visa registration fee £20
  • Duty fee £100
Airport Transfer
  • All London airports £150
  • one way per person
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