My host family house is in a quiet place and my hosts are warm and friendly people, so I can stay comfortably. At dinner time I talked about a lot of things with them, so I enjoyed my stay in Oxford.

- Yoshio Ichida

Lake School of English: Home > Dates and Fees


A time of year and a price to suit you

The Lake School offers a range of courses all year round.

On General English courses, start dates are flexible and fees are discounted for long stay students. 

On Professional Development Courses, start dates are fixed.

General English Courses 

We also organise individual tuition and special programmes for closed groups on request.

Exam Preparation 

If you are CEFR B1 level or above and are studying for a minimum of 4 weeks (not in July or August), exam preparation can form part of your course. In this case, you must enrol for an Intensive General English course. 

If you want to do exam preparation, there are no extra tuition fees to pay, however you must pay the exam fees. Please contact the school to discuss your study plans before you enrol.

In 2019, the exam fees for IELTS are £170 or £210 (Secure IELTS). The fees for a Cambridge exam are £175.

Professional Development Courses

Before you enrol and book a course, you must read and accept the Lake School Terms and Conditions.