English Teacher Training Bristol
About the Training Centre in Bristol, UK
The Bristol training centre is a well-equipped and experienced school, with a study room, students’ room with coffee and drinks machines, and a modern computer room. The students’ room is filled with study books, lesson resources and listening stations. There is also free Wi-Fi throughout the building, and two gardens.
The centre also operates as a highly successful English language school, meaning that there is a constant flow of international students to take part in the CELTA course’s included in-class practice. The school generally has students from up to 15 countries learning English at any one time.
The Bristol training centre also runs a lively social program, with events and activities for students held almost every weekend. It's located in a buzzing part of Bristol city, between the university and the academy of art, just a short walk from major bus routes and 10 minutes from Clifton Down train station.
Find a TEFL Job Post CELTA
As a StudyCELTA trainee, you will be able to sign up for free to our TEFL jobs website www.teflwork.com. TEFLwork is a platform only for qualified English teachers and will allow you to find work both at home and abroad with your newly gained CELTA certificate.
The Bristol teacher training centre can arrange accommodation to suit different lifestyles and budgets. Most is within easy reach of the school, normally a 25-minute walk or short bus ride away. The centre’s dedicated accommodation officers can help to arrange homestay accommodation, apartments or hotels.
Homestay hosts are either families, couples or single people, all hand-picked by the centre for their clean, comfortable homes near the school. The centre visits all our host families regularly to make sure the accommodation they offer is of the highest standard so you will feel comfortable and at home.
Homestay families provide two meals a day, included in the price of your accommodation. You will have a private bedroom with somewhere to put your clothes, and a table to work at.
In a few cases, self-catering homestay accommodation is available where you live with a family but buy and cook all your food for yourself. This is a little cheaper.
|Prices in Pounds per week (approx)|
Adult from Bristol airport: £40
Under 18 from Bristol airport: £60
Heathrow airport: £205
Gatwick airport: £235
Situated in Clifton Village amongst shops, cafes, bars and restaurants, Rodney House is only a short walk away from the school and many famous landmarks, such as the Clifton Suspension Bridge, Bristol Zoo Gardens and Bristol City Museum. Rodney House offers 18 bedrooms across three floors. Each floor has six single rooms, each with a comfortable bed, desk and wardrobe, plus access to shared toilets, bathroom and shower room on each floor. The combined kitchen and eating area have all the latest appliances, where you can cook, eat and socialise with other students. A large corner sofa has a wall-mounted TV in front of it, where you can catch up on all the local and international TV, or just relax with friends. Wi-Fi is available in all rooms and each apartment building has a washing machine for laundry.
|Prices in Pounds per week|
|Single room||2 - 6 weeks||160|
|Single Room||7 or more weeks||140|
Apartment administration fee: £40
Accommodation placement fee: £40
A £12 per week high season supplement applies to all accommodation between June 20 and August 26
Students arriving after 11:00 pm. will incur a late arrival fee of £20
Bristol is a brilliant place to study. It’s a friendly, safe, attractive city with a long and colourful history. With a population of 500,000 it’s the cultural and commercial capital of the South West. It’s also the home of many media, financial and high technology companies. Bristol has two excellent universities, great shopping, hundreds of pubs and clubs both modern and traditional, lots of restaurants, museums, cinemas and parks. We have several music festivals each year, a balloon fiesta, a harbour festival, a food festival and more. If you like music or sport, Bristol is ideal for you: we have concerts by British and international acts every week. For sports fans there are two football teams, a rugby club, gyms, swimming pools, climbing, riding, water sports, dancing and more. Bristol is surrounded by places of interest: Bath, Oxford, Cardiff, Stonehenge and Stratford-Upon-Avon are all close and London is just 90 minutes away by train.
The teacher training centre is located in the leafy, exclusive area of Clifton. The suburb combines a large variety of great shops, restaurants and bars, with elegant homes and plentiful green spaces. You have everything you need for the best results: comfortable classrooms, a great study room with listening facilities, a computer room with Wi-Fi and internet access, students’ rooms and private gardens where you can relax with friends or enjoy one of our regular barbecue parties.
5 iconic things to do and see in Bristol
- Clifton Suspension Bridge and SS Great Britain – Isambard Kingdom Brunel’s iconic Bristol landmark and the world’s first ocean-going liner
- St Nicholas Market – architectural gem selling books, clothes, exotic foods, bric-a-brac
- Visit a museum – M-shed, @ Bristol, The Arnolfini and more.
- Bristol International Balloon Fiesta, Harbour Festival, St Pauls Carnival
- Spot a ‘Banksy’ original piece of graffiti artwork