Welcome to the Nottingham English School

Nottingham English School (NES) is located in a popular city in the centre of England.

We are part of New College Nottingham, a UK Home Office (Tier4) Highly Trusted Sponsor, and our English courses are British Council Accredited.

We are well established, and have offered language courses for over 40 years.

You can study General English, IELTS and Summer School courses with Nottingham English School.

Study Options

Our courses are flexible – you can start (almost) any Monday and finish (almost) any Friday. We recommend 4 weeks study minimum (2 weeks for Summer School).

General English is 15 hours per week, Monday to Friday, 0900 – 1230 (break time 1030 -1100)

Exam preparation courses are 6 hours per week, Monday, Tuesday, Thursday 1330 – 1530 (Preparation for IELTS)

These courses can also be studied together on a 21 hours per week programme. This is an ideal option for Embassy sponsored students.

Teachers and Facilities

We have a team of professionally qualified teachers with a range of experience and expertise teaching International students of all ages. They are well equipped and use a number of methods to help you improve your English and test taking skills in a professional but fun and friendly environment.

Our classrooms and facilities have recently been refurbished, and large touchscreen displays installed in each classroom, along with a Higher Education and International Lounge for you to socialise and study in.

We also have a dedicated International Student Support office, helping you from enquiry to arrival and ensuring you have a great experience whilst you study. The Adams Building also hosts a range of great facilities including the Adams Restaurant and Brasserie, Learning Centre and a large Refectory.

Group Study

We can also tailor our courses for specific groups, often combining English with other subjects or activities for a bespoke package. We regularly train groups of teachers from other countries. We have many years experience and many satisfied customers.

For more details see our ‘Groups’ page or contact shila.parekh@ncn.ac.uk or becca.walker@ncn.ac.uk


Latest News from Nottingham English School


  • Summer School 2015

    The countdown to Summer School 2015 has begun. The teachers are ready, the activities are planned, and we look forward to welcoming a diverse mix of students from around the world. The Summer School courses start on 29th June (and every monday after) but there is still time to apply using this link. At Nottingham English School (NES) you can study any length of course from 2 to 9 weeks during our Summer School. You can also study up to a whole year, as our courses start almost any monday and can be completed almost any friday. NES is the place to come for flexible English Language courses in Nottingham. If you are looking for more information on our Summer School based in Nottingham City Centre, you can read more here on our course page. If you are not yet ready to apply, please do contact us using the form on this page, or check out our facebook page to see our latest photos and updates.

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Nottingham English School
New College Nottingham
The Adams Building
Stoney Street

nes@ncn.ac.uk | +44 (0)115 838 0596