IELTS Preparation

with Pre-sessional Academic English

Quick Facts


Minimum Age - 16


Hours/Week - 20


Maximum Class Size - 14


Course Length (weeks) - 1 - 10


Course Level - CEFR Intermediate (B1) to Advanced (C1)

2023 Course Fees

1 - 4 weeks
£378 per week

plus registration & materials

5 - 10 weeks
£357 per week

plus registration & materials

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Course Information

IELTS London Start Dates 2023

From 03 January to 10 March

From 13 March to  19 May

From 30 May to 21 July

From 31 July to 06 October

From 09 October to 15 December

IElts londonAll students will be required to pass the school exam entrance test before starting their exam course. You may enrol after the starting date subject to availability and your level of English. Students cannot finish an examination course before the end date. 


This IELTS Preparation Course is perfect for students who wish to be fully prepared for the IELTS Academic examinations.

It also gives fantastic guidance on academic study techniques for use at an English-speaking university, meaning that the students can totally prepare themselves for studying in an English university. This course follows our standard timetable of 24 lessons per week/20 hours per week.

Wimbledon School of English is also a test centre for IELTS so students will have the opportunity to take the exam at The London Exam Centre in Wimbledon at the end of their course. 

These IELTS courses prepare students for Academic IELTS examinations. Students may take the IELTS exam at the end of the course and we strongly advise you to enrol and pay for this when booking the course. 

You will:

done Benefit from a dedicated class that will prepare you for IELTS Academic examination.

done Develop academic study skills such as critical thinking, structuring arguments and online research, to prepare you for a course of study at an English-speaking college.

done Develop your understanding of the features of Academic English, such as grammar structures or expressions.

done Improve your confidence in academic speaking by taking part in presentations and debates.

done Receive up to 2 hours of homework each day.

IELTS Exam Fee

The London Exam Centre, which is part of Wimbledon School of English, is a recognised non-UKVI (UK Visa & Immigration) IELTS test centre and offers test dates at regular intervals throughout the year. Our office is open between 9:00 a.m. and 5.00 p.m. every weekday.

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Holiday Dates 2023

All students can start their course on any Monday throughout the year. Please note that some public holidays in the UK fall on a Monday in which case students will start their course on the Tuesday. 

Below is a full list of UK public holidays:

Wimbledon School of English will close for the Christmas and New Year holidays on Friday 15th December 2023 and reopens on Tuesday 2nd January 2024. 

Classes missed as a result of a public holiday will not be refunded or made up.

*As this is an extraordinary public holiday for the King's coronation, our normal policy does not apply.  For this holiday only: