London-Greenwich

Study English in the historical and picturesque Royal Borough of Greenwich in London. With a view of the River Thames, the Royal Park and some of London’s grandest buildings, Greenwich is a uniquely beautiful and peaceful area of London. Being only 15 minutes away by public transport from London city center.

Oxford International school is located in the heart of Greenwich in a modern building close to the historic market, local shops, restaurants and cafés. The school is located in a very modern building and welcomes up to 200 students per week.

Accreditation: British Council, ISI (Independent Schools Inspectorate), member of English UK

School facilities include:

  • 20 modern and bright classrooms with interactive whiteboards
  • 2 computer areas (20 computers)
  • 2 social spaces
  • 1 library with learning support service
  • E-learning platform
  • vending machines and coffee machines
  • High speed Wifi available throughout school

English language courses: the basics

  • Lesson length: 45 minutes
  • Maximum number of students per class: 15 (12 max for exam preparation courses)
  • Placement test: the first day of classes (and prior to departure)
  • Certificate of participation at the end of your stay
  • Open access to the online EC platform up to 12 weeks after your stay
  • One-to-one tutorials: free individual sessions with teachers can be booked on appointment every day from 12:30 to 15:20.
  • Regular progress evaluation
  • Teachers are qualified to teach English as a foreign language

20 lessons of general English per week (mornings or afternoons)
With this programme you can choose to have morning classes from 09:00 – 12:15, or afternoon lessons from 13:00 – 16:00. You will learn the four fundamental skills required to learn any language: reading, writing, speaking and listening. Particular attention is paid to oral communication.

Language level: Complete beginners (A0) to Advanced (C1)

30 lessons of general English per week

In addition to the standard programme, you will have 10 extra lessons focusing on oral expression. Classes take place between 09:00 – 14:30.

Language level: Complete beginners (A0) to Advanced (C1)

40 lessons of general English per week

In addition to the standard programme, you will have an additional 20 lessons on oral expression. Classes take place between 09:00 – 16:30.

Language level: Complete beginners (A0) to Advanced (C1)

30 lessons per week : 20 lessons of general English + 10 lessons of Business English

In addition to the standard programme, you will have 10 lessons per week focused on the professional world :

Develop your vocabulary and business-related terminology, preparation for real-life situations and work environments, discover new working practices, develop understanding of how incubators and start-ups achieve success + one business or industry-focused per month.

Language level required: B1

20 lessons per week: lessons of exam preparation

Language level required: B1+

The school organises sports and cultural activities during the afternoons and evenings. You are more than welcome to participate in these activities, though they are not mandatory. These activities may be free or may require a fee. The variety and availability of the activities changes depending on the time of year.

Some of the many activities may include:

  • Walking tour in Greenwich
  • Museum visits (National History museum, British Museum, Royal Navy College, Cutty Stark, Royal Observatory…)
  • Tower Bridge, Aquarium…
  • Sports in St Dunstan’s College
  • BBQ, picnic, pub outings, bar, crazy golf…
  • Day excursions to Cambridge, Oxford, Windsor, Canterbury, Stonehenge, Bath

Single room, shared bathroom, no meals

Distance from school : families are located around 30/40 minutes from school in public transport

Optional extras:

  • Breakfast
  • Half board

Practical information:

  • Bed linen and towels provided
  • Laundry facilities available (the family will usually let you use their washing machine once a week)

New residence (opened in 2019) located in the north of Greenwich.

Features:

  • Modern building located next to the metro station Lewisham and close to shops
  • Single studios (with a bed, desk, chair and cupboard)
  • Individual bathroom
  • No meals included
  • 15-20 by public transport from school
  • Bed linen provided (towels are not)
  • Deposit to be paid on-site (reimbursable by the school at the end of your stay if no evidence of damage has been found)

Facilities/services available:

  • Private kitchen (utensils provided)
  • 24/24h reception
  • Laundry facilities (for a fee)
  • Free Wi-Fi access
  • Rooms cleaned before arrival only. Students are responsible for keeping their areas clean the rest of the time.

Student houses are located in South Bermondsey, Surrey Quays, Rotherhithe and Canada Water (London tube zone 2). Each house has 5-7 bedrooms spread across 2-3 floors.

Features:

  • Single rooms (or double rooms only available for two students travelling together)
  • Shared bathroom
  • Self-catering
  • Distance from school : 35 minutes by public transport
  • Bed linen provided (towels are not)
  • Deposit to be paid on-site – refunded by the school at the end of your stay if no evidence of damage has been found

Services and facilities available:

  • Shared kitchen (utensils provided)
  • Shared lounge with TV/DVD player
  • Laundry facilities (for a fee)
  • Free Wi-Fi access
  • Rooms cleaned before arrival only. Students are responsible for keeping their areas clean the rest of the time. Common area are cleaned once a week.

Optional extra:

  • Private bathroom

Travel

Arrivals: Sunday
Departures: Sunday

Residences:

Check-in : Sunday between 15:00 – 21:00 Check-out: before 10:00

Arrival airport/station:

  • London St Pancras
  • London Heathrow*
  • London Gatwick*
  • London Stansted*
  • London City*
  • London Luton*

Transfers available on request (fees apply, please see ‘Dates & Prices’ tab).

Please note: Do not make travel arrangements until we have confirmed your enrollment in your chosen course.

Visa Information

Brexit :

In case of no-deal, the British government clearly stated that no visa will be required for EU citizens until the 31/12/2020 included – EU citizens will only need to show their passport or their national identity card to travel to the UK.

Do you need a visa for this course? For more information please visit our Visa Information page.

Please do not hesitate to contact us by phone or email if you require any additional information.


Dates & Prices 2021

Dates 2021

Course start dates: Most courses start every Monday year-round. On Bank Holiday Mondays, lessons start on Tuesdays.

Bank holidays and holidays (No lessons will take place on these dates and they will not be rescheduled or refunded): 01/01,19/03, 02/04, 05/04, 03/05, 31/05, 30/08, 26/11, 18/12/21 to 02/01/22

Exams: IELTS – every week, from 2 to 8 weeks. Exam dates can be checked on the IELTS website.

Prices 2021

All taxes and registration fees included

WPCS 42.0.1
General English + family accommodation (single room without meals)
Duration20L morning & IELTS 2020L afternoon30L / Business40L
1 week 640 550 715 770
2 weeks 1.115 915 1.265 1.375
Three weeks 1.570 1.265 1.795 1.965
4 weeks 2.045 1.615 2.345 2.570
6 weeks 2.865 2.350 3.265 3.595
8 weeks 3.770 3.095 4.310 4.740
12 weeks 5.370 4.570 6.035 6.780
16 weeks 6.915 6.045 7.765 8.890
18 weeks 7.760 6.785 8.715 9.980
20 weeks 8.480 7.520 9.545 10.950
24 weeks 9.860 9.000 10.925 12.610
32 weeks 13.100 11.950 14.520 16.775
36 weeks 14.715 13.425 16.315 18.855
Additional week 405 370 450 520
Supplements (per week)
Family - Single room - breakfast 10
Family - Single room - half board 35
Family - high season (summer and Christmas) 25
Res. Lewisham, single room, shared bathroom 190
Res. McMillan single room, private bathroom#REF!#REF!#REF!#REF!
Student house - single room, shared bathroom 100
Student house - single room, private bathroom 135
Transfers (per trip)
Heathrow 130
Luton 150
Gatwick 130
Stansted 150
London city 80

Prices include:

  • Your chosen course and accommodation
  • Course materials
  • Placement test, certificate of participation at the end of the programme
  • One-to-one tutorials
  • Access to the school’s e-learning platform
  • All taxes and enrollment fees

Prices do not include:

  • Round journey to London
  • Airport transfers
  • Meals
  • Deposit for the residences and student houses, to be paid on-site
  • Exam fees, if applicable
  • Optional insurance