The Best English Language Summer Courses in the UK

Home to the English language, where better to spend a summer learning and improving your English as a foreign language than in the UK.  It’s a great way to immerse yourself in the local culture and make new friends too.  From Oxford to Cambridge and London to Warwick, find the best English language summer schools in the UK.

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There are lots of options for English language summer courses in the UK and most will be able to arrange accommodation too either as boarders or a homestay with a local family.  As well as dedicated English language programmes, may of the multi activity residential summer camps offer English as an elective.


Kings Oxford

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For over 60 years Kings have been one of the world’s most successful providers of the highest quality English courses. Kings Oxford is situated in the historic city centre of Oxford and fully accredited by the British Council, English UK and Ofsted.

Kings Oxford aim to create an atmosphere in which learning feels like being a member of a large international family which offers the perfect balance between professionalism, support and fun.

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St Clare’s Oxford

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Are you aged 9-15? Oxford is waiting for you! Join one of St Clare’s Oxford English summer courses and improve your writing, speaking, listening and reading skills while having fun with children from around the world!

St Clare’s Oxford also offer English language programmes for teenagers aged 14-17 years old including Interactive English and Intensive English. The English courses start from elementary level.  St Clare’s also offer the academic course IB Introduction as well as subject-specific courses like Business in Oxford and Art and Digital Design in Oxford.

Camp Cooper

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Want to Improve your English while having an awesome summer adventure? Camp Cooper offers high-quality English language lessons combined with an English immersion programme which will help develop life skills and create long-lasting friendships.

XUK English Summer School

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XUK English Summer School combines English language tuition with cultural trips and a range of exciting activities. Experienced teachers deliver engaging lessons each morning. Small classes with a maximum of 12 students ensures lots of personal attention and interactive activities.

SBC International

The SBC International English Summer School is the perfect programme for students to develop their English language skills in a dynamic and immersive learning environment.  Summer english courses running in Oxford and Eton.

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Oxford Summer Courses

Oxford Summer Courses include interactive, communication-based activities and real-life role-plays for a stimulating, immersive learning experience.

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Discovery Summer

The intensive programmes maximise every opportunity for improving your English, with residential courses held at a number of UK locations.

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Concord College Summer School

The summer programme is a fantastic opportunity for boys and girls to study together on a beautiful campus that is safe and welcoming.

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JazzitupKids offer holidays camps in beautiful schools in central London to children from 5 to 14 with English as a second or alternative language.

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Brownlee Schools

The summer language school in Scotland offers residential english language summer camps for 8 to 17 year olds from the prestigious Glenalmond College.

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Oxford International Language School

Due to the ongoing Coronavirus travel restrictions in many countries worldwide, the Junior Summer School will not run in 2022. Students aged 16-17 years old can join the Adult School, which is located in Central Oxford.

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Oxford School of English

Oxford Junior Summer School is open for six weeks in July and August. The English Plus includes 15 hours per week and is open to all students, with classes at every level, from Beginner to Proficiency.

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St Giles International

St Giles Junior Summer Courses offer children aged 8-17 from all over the world an educational and fun programme in a secure environment.  The London Central English school occupies a magnificent 100-year-old building in the heart of fashionable Bloomsbury.

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Spinnaker School of English

A specially designed English Summer Programme for young learners wishing to come to Portsmouth during the summer period to improve their English, learn about the British culture in a fun and interactive environment.

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EF International Language Centre Cambridge – Clare College

This English language summer school is exclusively dedicated to international students ages 12 to 16. Daily English classes take place on a leafy campus just minutes from Cambridge city centre.

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