Oxford

Study English in one of the UK’s most famous university towns

From leafy university quads and world-class museums to an exciting arts and music scene, there is so much to do and see in Oxford, an historic town in central southern England. Oxford is a wonderful destination to learn English and is renowned for its hospitality.

Oxford photograph

Courses in Oxford

Facilities

You’ll find our CES Oxford school in the beautiful village of Wheatley just 20 minutes from Oxford, and our school is on the High Street. As a 'boutique' school, we have just 10 small classrooms with an average of 6 students per class and we pride ourselves on our facilities, staff, and friendly welcome.

  • 10 Classrooms
  • Boutique School
  • Computer Room
  • Free WIFI
  • Printing facilities
  • 24 Hour Telephone

 

  • 10 classrooms
  • Average class size of 6 and maximum class size of 9
  • Self-access learning centre open five days a week
  • Guided E-Learning pre / during and post course / CES online, on- the-go app and a large DVD library
  • A computer room with 10 laptops
  • Free Wi-Fi and Internet access
  • Fully equipped student kitchen and common room with games
  • A beautiful English garden, ideal for relaxing, garden games, barbecues and summer parties
  • Advisory service
  • 24-hour emergency telephone

Accommodation

Homestays

When you choose Homestay, you ‘ll learn so much more about English life and culture, as well as learning the language itself. You’ll find life to be informal, welcoming, and friendly, so you will have plenty of opportunities to practise your English. All homestays are carefully selected and visited regularly to ensure high standards.

 

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Travel

Our Address

67 High St, Wheatley, Oxford, OX33 1XT - United Kingdom

Contact

[email protected]
+44 1865 874786

By Air

The closest airport is London Heathrow.  There is a bus between LHR and Oxford.

https://www.theairlineoxford.co.uk/

 

It is also possible to reach Oxford from London Gatwick

https://www.theairlineoxford.co.uk/

By Train

CES Oxford is located in Wheatley, a village on the Eastern side of the city.

From London Paddington or London Marylebone, take a train to Oxford Station then jump on the 280 or 400 bus to Wheatley

 

https://www.gwr.com/

https://www.chilternrailways.co.uk/

https://www.oxfordbus.co.uk/services/OXBC/400

https://www.oxfordbus.co.uk/services/ASES/280?date=2023-12-21&direction=inbound

By Bus

From central London, Oxford is a journey of about 1.5 hours. Intercity coaches leave from Victoria and Marble Arch in central London

https://www.stagecoachbus.com/promos-and-offers/oxfordshire/oxford-tube

 

Locally, buses 280 and 400 will get you to the school from Oxford city centre

https://www.oxfordbus.co.uk/services/OXBC/400

https://www.oxfordbus.co.uk/services/ASES/280?date=2023-12-21&direction=inbound

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Social Programmes

At CES, we want you to learn about the culture and people you are living with while improving your English at the same time. Our team of 'Yellow Shirts' organise a whole range of activities, events, and excursions for you during your time here.

 

  • A FREE orientation tour on your first day
  • Regular visits to Oxford.
  • Theatre, cinema, concerts, clubs, pubs, ice-skating and bowling
  • Organised sports afternoons / evenings (there is a sports centre near the school)
  • Tennis, swimming and golf (all available locally)
  • Full day tours on Saturday to places of interest
  • Relax with movie afternoons, quizzes and enjoy outdoor sports, like tennis, football, and more
  • Have fun at student parties, traditional pub nights and live music events
  • International food parties

 

Please note:

Some social activities are free, such as movie nights / afternoons and trips to museums. Other activities may incur small expenses. For example, students should buy their own drinks during the pub nights. Most weekend excursions are not free and are not included in course fees (unless otherwise stipulated in group packages). and are pay-as-you-go.


Hear from our Students
 CES oxford - Italian students

"CES Oxford is simply amazing! Spent a whole summer there. Met lovely people, experienced dynamic teaching, and felt like part of a special family. Highly recommend it!"

Alessia - Italy

CES Oxford - Pafun Sittishad Thailand

CES Oxford exceeded my expectations! My English, especially communication skills, improved remarkably. Challenging courses and extracurricular activities solved my initial difficulty in communication."

Pafun Sittishad, Thailand

yi-cheng, taiwan

"I’m really happy with my classes and teachers. I like the international food parties and making friends with different nationalities. My homestay is very caring and they make lovely food!”

Yi Cheng, Taiwan

Humood Alotaibi, Kuwait

“I love CES Oxford school! The teachers are amazing, making English learning feel easy. The social programs are fantastic and well-organized. My time here has been the best ever!”

Humood Alotaibi, Kuwait

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