Berkshire College, Maidenhead

Berkshire College is a perfect location for students wishing to attend an English Language course. The college is the home of Ardmore Language Schools.

It is set in extensive grounds with a historic Mansion House. Some classrooms and the common room are located within the Mansion House with the accommodation blocks nearby. Its close proximity to London and the quick transfer time from all the London airports make it very popular centre for all students who wish to improve their English and enjoy cultural visits to London, Windsor, Oxford and Reading.

    • Summer Courses
    • Suitable for Groups and Individual Students
    • Trinity Examination Available
    • Adult Student Ratio 1:10
    • European City Tours Available
    • Residential and Homestay Programmes
    • Full day excursion to London

  • Sports hall
  • Tennis court
  • Football and Rugby pitches
  • Classrooms
  • Large modern canteen
  • Nearby Golf and Horse Riding facilities
  • Residential - Twin, triple and multi-bedded rooms, most with hand basins, some single rooms available
  • Homestay - Carefully selected hosts available in Maidenhead on a full board basis with shared bathroom. Daily pick up and drop off included.
Nearby Airports
  • 53 KM from London
  • 29 KM from Heathrow
  • 89 KM from Gatwick
  • 122 KM from Stansted

A typical day with Ardmore.

Students have three hours of English lessons per day from Monday to Friday, with the lessons divided into two parts.

Part One: Language input, which involves using grammar and vocabulary in various tasks/exercises.

Part Two: Fluency/practice activities aimed at developing fluency through specific tasks like designing a website or poster, conducting a classroom survey or even producing/acting in a short play.

We offer a wide range of activities, which may include: Football, Arts & Crafts, Dance, Tennis, Basketball, etc.

Evening entertainment programme may include Talent Show, Disco, Quiz Nights, Film Nights, Sports Tournaments and more options.

Emphasis on communication helps students to use English for a variety of purposes and in various situations. Our aim is to build students' knowledge and confidence in understanding and speaking English.

Nearby attractions and Excursions

There’s plenty to see and do for a half day, or even an full day around Maidenhead and nearby. A full day trip to London for a river cruise, or a visit to Oxford and Oxford Castle.

Alternatively there are half day excursions more local to the campus, which include a trip to Reading, a Marlow Town Trial, Windsor and Windsor Castle and a local Zoo Visit.

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