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This has been the best time in my life. My Mum's friend recommended the Lake School and said it's the best place to learn English, it is! The teachers are great and I felt very welcome in my homestay.

- Thiago Coelho Pinheiro, Brazil
Intensive General English

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Lake School is number 3 in the UK top 100 English language centres 2017!

The first 2017 ranking list of British Council accredited English language centres has been published by the EL Gazette. These rankings are based on the summary statements of the British Council inspection reports. Lake School features at number 3!

Spring 2017 - Study for Free!

If you enrol and study on an Intensive General English course between February 6th and June 2nd, 2017, you'll get a week of tuition completely free! Quote SPR17 when you make your enrolment. There is limited availability for this offer, so book your course now!

Over 900 students from 40 different countries studied at the Lake School of English in 2016

An amazing and wonderful group of students from all over the world have improved their English in Oxford, with the Lake School. Will 2017 be the year that you improve your English? Contact us!

Oxford University Press authors

Lucy Holmes and Sarah Walker, Lake School teachers and trainers, and OUP authors are delighted that the coursebook series Navigatewhich they contributed to, has been shortlisted for the ESU English Language awards 2016. 

Erasmus+ Funding 2016 - 2020

If you are an English language teacher, a CLIL teacher or involved in any kind of training or education, your school/organisation can still apply for an EU grant which covers the cost of your course, travel and accommodation in Oxford. Contact the Course Director for help and information.

Trinity College London Registered Centre for International ESOL Examinations

The Lake School is delighted to be a registered centre for Trinity College London GESE examinations. GESE tests speaking and listening. There are 12 grades available from beginners to advanced (pre-A1 to C2). If you are bringing a group of students to study at the Lake School, ask us about how they can take a GESE exam.