Learn English in Folkestone

Founded in 1957, SES has been providing pioneering and proven methods of teaching for over 50 years. SES (School of English Studies) specialises in providing English language education which is challenging in its content, inspiring in its delivery and empowering in its study approach. As the first school in the UK to launch an Executive English language course and the first in the world to open a dedicated listening centre, SES has always been at the forefront of English language education.


SES is accredited by the British Council and is a member of EnglishUK. 

We now take bookings for 2015 courses. Book your course here

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English for professionals

Exam preparation

English language courses

Available 52 weeks of the year and to clients of all levels, our intensive, executive and professional courses are designed to give you the skills, confidence and experience you need to succeed in your career or exams.


Young Learner English language courses

Available to students of all levels aged 14-17 years, the Extended programme for Young Learners is available year round and IELTS Exam Preparation courses are available in the summer. All courses include a full and varied activity programme.