IELTS Preparation Course

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IELTS Preparation Course

2-24+ weeks

15 Hours/20 lessons *

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B1 to C1

Intermediate to Advanced


 * At certain times of the year we also run a part time course with options of 6, 9 or 15 hrs 


Standard Course

           4 lessons per day

Mon-Fri Morning or Afternoon

Intensive Course

Mon-Fri Morning & Afternoon  


All lessons are 45 minutes




The minimum age of students wishing to attend this course will be 16 years of age.





To gain entrance into an English speaking university, have a competitive edge when applying for a job, enhance your career or move to a different country, you need an internationally recognised qualification. Certification will prove you have the necessary standard of English skills required by employers and universities.

IELTS is the International English Language Testing System. It measures ability to communicate in English across all four language skills (listening, reading, writing and speaking) for people who intend to study or work where English is the language of communication. The appropriate IELTS score is now the standard requirement for entry into English speaking universities worldwide. IELTS training improves skills required for studying at University - it is really good practice for writing essays/taking notes during lectures and researching topics in libraries and/or online.

This course provides complete and careful preparation for all aspects of the academic module and includes:

 Key facts

• IELTS Band level Assessment

• guidance and practice in all 4 areas of the exam

• regular progress checks

• regular homework

• a course book when you arrive (minimum 2 week course)

• end of course certificatel



N.B. Exam fees are not included in course fees. The current exam registration fee is approximately £130-£150 for Brighton.

Most University courses require an IELTS score of 6.5 or above. Please contact your prospective university to check on the IELTS Band Score needed. Exams are held locally 3 times each month in the summer and twice a month at all other times.

IELTS Course Overview


Student Services

Student Services

Here at Castle School, staff can offer students help on: Welfare & Counselling, Passports & Visas, Insurance & Personal Security, Health & Safety, University Placement Advice and Airport Transfer.

Our Location

Our Location

We are situated a stone's throw from the main Brighton Shopping Centre of Churchill Square and a mere 10 minutes walk from the train station.

Accommodation in Brighton

Accommodation in Brighton

With both Home Stay and Self Catering accommodation on offer, you can find the right accommodation suitable for you. The average commuting time from nearby accommodation to school is just 15-30 mintues.

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