Wimbledon School of English

Joint No.1 Language School in UK*

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Where is Wimbledon School of English? 41 Worple Road, Wimbledon, London SW19 4JZ

Office hours: Monday to Friday - 09:00 - 17:00 UK Time.

Call Wimbledon School of English Phone Number  +44 (0) 20 8947 1921 

Voice messages cannot be left on this phone number, so outside of office hours please send us an email and we will get back to you.

Email Wimbledon School of English  support@wimbledon-school.ac.uk

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At Wimbledon School of English we teach a wide variety of English language courses to people from all over the world. Our school is located in Wimbledon, known throughout the world for the grand slam tennis tournament. Only 20 minutes from Central London, Wimbledon offers you the best of both worlds.

*Joint Number 1 English Language School in the U.K.

Why Wimbledon School of English?

 No.1 UK Centre of Excellence

Wimbledon School of English received 15/15 strengths in its most recent British Council inspection and has been named the joint top Centre of Excellence by the EL Gazette.

 Wide range of English language courses

Choose from General English, Business English, Cambridge English Exam preparation, IELTS preparation, Legal English, Medical English, English and Culture: Experience London, and many more.

 Quality accommodation close to school

Choose between homestay and student residence accommodation with many options within walking distance from school. We can also arrange accommodation at a Catholic hostel for unmarried women aged 18-30, as well as a luxury student residence minutes away from Wimbledon and close to the Thames River.

 Free activities every day

Whether you are interested in sports, museums, galleries, international parties or the theatre, we have a great range of social events and activities for everyone. This is a great way to make friends and practise your English outside of the classroom.   

 Perfect London location 

Our school is located in Wimbledon - one of the safest and most beautiful areas in London. With excellent transport links to the city centre (17 minutes by train to Waterloo), Wimbledon offers all of the advantages of the capital, but with a more relaxing vibe. 

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Things to do in London over the Christmas holidays

With plenty of spare time over the Christmas holidays, you may be stuck for things to do to occupy yourselves (besides lots of studying, of course!). Fear not, we are here to save you from boredom and have come up with a list of festive activities to get you into the Christmas spirit!

1)      Hyde Park’s Winter Wonderland

Featuring a huge fun fair, games, Christmas market stalls and seasonal food and drink, Hyde Park’s Winter Wonderland is one of London’s most popular festive attractions. Grab a mulled wine in one of the bars and stroll around the different stalls. There is also an Ice Rink and a Magical Ice Kingdom for those brave enough to face the cold.
Dates: 18th November 2022 – 2nd January 2023
Tickets: Free in off-peak times up to £7.50, but make sure you have cash for all the bars, gift stalls and attractions!
Nearest stations: Bond Street, Green Park and Knightsbridge
More informationhttps://hydeparkwinterwonderland.com/

 

2)      Harrods
Visit the famous department store and see the weird and wonderful decorations and gifts that they have on offer. Discover the magical 'Christmas World' of make-believe and make sure you check out the fascinating shop window displays.
Tickets: Free
Nearest station: Knightsbridge
More informationhttps://www.harrods.com/en-gb/christmas


 

3)      Ice Skating at Battersea Power Station
Set in the iconic Battersea Power Station, this is a great way to get in the festive mood.
Dates: 11th November 2022 – 8th January 2023
Tickets: £8 - £15 
Nearest station: Battersea Power Station
More informationhttps://batterseapowerstation.co.uk/events/glide/

 

4)      The Great Christmas Feast at Kensington Palace
Be transported back to the Victorian ages with this immersive dining experience inspired by Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol. Visitors will experience the sights, smells and sounds of a traditional British Christmas, brought to life through music, food and drink, talks and dancing.
Dates: November 15th 2022 to January 15th 2023
Tickets: From £49.50
Nearest station: West Kensington
More Informationhttps://christmasfeast.thelostestate.com/

 

5)      Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs at The New Wimbledon Theatre
A panto for all ages right here in Wimbledon.
Dates: 3rd Dec to 31st Dec 2022
Tickets: From £13
Nearest station: Wimbledon!
More informationhttps://www.atgtickets.com/shows/snow-white-and-the-seven-dwarfs/new-wimbledon-theatre/

 

6)      Kingston Christmas Market
With over 100 traditional wooden chalets, Kingston Market offers the best of festive drinks, hand-made gifts and German-style food. Why not do a bit of Christmas shopping in the Bentall Centre and the surrounding shops whilst you’re there!
Dates: Market Stalls from 10th November to 24th December 2022. Bar, Food & Entertainment till 2nd January 2023.
Tickets: Free
Nearest station: Kingston
More informationhttps://www.kingstonchristmasmarket.co.uk/

 

7)      Ice Skating at Somerset House
Get your skates on at this beautiful historical Tudor House, the picture perfect location for this ice rink. With skating club nights in the evening, there is a choice of events to suit everyone.
Dates: 16 Nov 2022 – 15 Jan 2023
Tickets: From £10
Nearest station: Temple
More informationhttps://www.somersethouse.org.uk/whats-on/skate-somerset-house

 

8)      Borough Market at Christmas
Experience Borough Market in all its Christmas Glory. There will be various events on there throughout the festive period including their cheese-themed festive extravaganza "An Evening of Cheese"
Dates: 15th Nov 2022 to 9th January 2023
Tickets: Free
Nearest station: London Bridge
More information: https://boroughmarket.org.uk

 

9)    Hampton Court Palace Ice Rink
Wrap up warm and enjoy an evening ice-skating in Henry VIII's Tudor home.
Dates: 17th November 2022 to 8th January 2023
Tickets: Adults from £17.50
Nearest Station: Hampton Court Palace
More informationhttps://hamptoncourtpalaceicerink.co.uk/

 

10)   Hogwarts in the Snow
This Christmas take a trip around the Warner Bros Studios where you’ll find glittering Christmas trees lining the Great Hall, Christmas dinner laid out on the banquet tables and the model of Hogwarts covered in a blanket of beautiful white snow. You will get up close and personal to costumes, sets, props and much more during this festive tour of the studios.
Dates: 12th November 2022 to 15th January 2023
Tickets: From £51.50
Nearest station: Watford Junction (from here you can get the shuttle bus directly to the studios)
More informationhttps://www.wbstudiotour.co.uk/whats-on/hogwarts-in-the-snow/


 

Always remember to wrap up warm if you are going to any outdoor events, and please always make sure that wherever you go you take care of your personal belongings. We hope you have a lovely Christmas wherever you may be and we are looking forward to welcoming new and old faces back to WSE!

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Further Info

 Accommodation

Feeling happy, safe and relaxed in your accommodation is very important and we take great care in finding the right accommodation option for each student. Choose from a variety of options, including homestay, student house share and hotels. 

 Student Profile & Nationality Mix

We welcome students from all over the world. In 2019, we welcomed over 80 different nationalities.

 The London Exam Centre

The London Exam Centre is part of Wimbledon School of English and has been growing strong for over 40 years. It offers a wide range of English exams both in paper-based and computer-based format. Contact for more information about Cambridge, IELTS, PTE, ACCA, TEA, OET & TOLES exams.

 Social Programme

London will always be one of the most exciting cities in the world and living in Wimbledon is the perfect way to explore this incredible city at your own pace or on an organised excursion with the school.

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Social Programme

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Testimonials

Watch the videos below to hear what some of our students say about Wimbledon School of English.

Former student Carolina gives us her testimonial of what her experience was like at the Wimbledon of School of English.
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Argentina
"This school is my second home" Martinho spent 10 months here in Wimbledon. He arrived as a complete beginner to English and worked his way up to Upper Intermediate level in that time! Hear what Martinho has to say about his time at WSE and in London.
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Angola
Roberto Perez, a 24 year old Petroleum Engineer from Venezuela, talks about his experience at WSE!
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Venezuela
Zoe took Live Online English classes with us and was so kind as to share her experience with us. ‘When I first heard about having online classes I was quite sceptical about it. However, I gave it a go and now I’m very happy. Clearly, it isn’t the same as normal classes, but at the moment there isn’t a better solution to the actual situation. Before the school had to close temporarily, we did a meeting on Zoom between the classes in different classrooms and our teachers showed us how it works. Don’t worry, you'll be absolutely fine - it’s very easy. Zoom is an online platform, similar to Skype, which gives us a lot of opportunities to create virtual classes. From improving our speaking skills to practise our listening or watching videos together there’s almost nothing you can’t do. It’s fascinating how authentic online-classes are to real ones. What’s more, our teachers are as motivated as they were in school and they try hard to give their best effort. It is a new experience for all of us, but we learn together and that’s great fun! I’m very grateful to have these modern techniques nowadays, which help us, even more, to keep in touch with each other in times like these.’ Zoe - Switzerland,
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English Language School London

Wimbledon School of English is a London based English Language School that offers a wide range of academic and professional English language courses. From General English Language courses to Business & Professional English Language courseswe have a course that will suit your needs.

As well as being named as one of the top UK centres of excellence, the perfect location of our English Language School makes Wimbledon School of English the ideal choice for furthering your English language education in London. For an immersive insight into British culture, our Cultural English Language courses offer students a way of combining the English language studying with getting to know the city of London and British culture. Our English Language School runs an amazing Social Events Programme for those who want to join us, but if you'd rather go off and do your own thing then the transport links that Wimbledon boasts means that you will easily be able to travel to and from central London at any time of the day or night. Wimbledon is, of course, renowned for being the home of British tennis and for sports fans, our school will give you the opportunity to play for free in our local tennis club in the most famous tennis district in the world.

Accommodation in London can be hard to find, but luckily as one of the top London English Language Schools, we are able to offer a wide range of accommodation options, ranging from staying with fellow students to staying with a local English family. Unlike some other London English Language Schools, we offer an incredible standard of teaching in a stunning location that is more relaxed than the usual hectic London lifestyle, allowing our lessons to be taught in a more comfortable environment.