Housed in beautiful Georgian buildings in the city centre, our school is a great place to study English while immersing yourself in one of England's most charismatic and historic cities.
Small and friendly, the city is bursting with history, showcasing everything from overhanging medieval buildings and cobbled narrow streets, to the remains of ancient city walls, the majestic York Minster, and remnants of its Viking past!
Minimum: 16 years. Average: 30 years. Please note that junior students may also be present in the school.
5 British Council areas of strength
Staff management, quality assurance, care of students, accommodation, care of under 18s. More info
The School at a Glance
We are proud to have a long-standing, friendly team of staff who have experience of living and working in countries all over the world.
Student common room
Two outdoor courtyards
Multi-media centre and library
Dedicated multi-faith male and female prayer rooms subject to availability
At York we offer residential student accommodation or homestay options and both have their advantages!
In the student residence you will share an apartment with other international students and can enjoy an easy 10 minute walk to the school.
With our homestay hosts you will benefit from an authentic opportunity to practise English in real-life contexts. Always friendly and welcome, our hosts come from diverse backgrounds and will look after you well during your stay in the UK.
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All the staff and the people I've met in York have been very kind and always ready to help. My English has improved a lot thanks to the fantastic teachers at the school!
I think that this experience is one of the best of my life. I've met a lot of people from around the world and really improved my English. I think that this school is one of the best international English schools in England.
I have special and happy experiences at York. The teachers are lovely and helpful! I've had a great time with them, I wish I could stay longer.
There are different places you can go in the afternoon for relaxing. I spend a lot of time together with the other students from different classes, ages and nationalities.
It has to be my instant love for the city of York and its people that made my stay very enjoyable. I am very pleased with my progress in learning English which is due to the highest standard of teaching techniques and English teachers.
The lessons are good, the teachers are very nice and help you with any kind of problem. I recommend everybody to come here, it is an unforgettable experience!
The lessons are entertaining and fun, the teachers are kind and understanding, and the city itself is just amazing. I haven't been here that long but I already know this is going to be an amazing experience with a lot of wonderful memories to bring back home.
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The school is ideally situated in the centre of York, less than 20 minutes' walk from the city's famous railway station.
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