English Courses for Over 40s | Adult English Courses in York

Winter

Winter is a lovely time to visit York!  York is a year-round city so, unlike seaside towns which are closing up for the winter, York continues to be lively, fun and full of variety! The days may be short but the brightly lit centre is full of great shops and lots of cafes for a hot drink between shops and sightseeing

Our Gold Course students love to share their views, experiences and impressions. We want you to be able to do this with confidence!

The afternoon programme for our Winter Gold Course is coming soon!

The Winter Gold Course is a “Family” Gold Course, running at the same time as our October Young learners’ Programme. Classes are shared with students on our Adult English Course.

More about The Gold Course

The Gold Course is a 15 hours per week General English Course. The emphasis is on communication. We want our older students to share what we can offer and be able to share their thoughts and experiences through English.

Our Gold Course students love to share their views, experiences and impressions. We want you to be able to do this with confidence through English.

“Gold-only” Classes

We know that students on 40+ courses prefer to be in a class with students of a similar age so we guarantee ‘Gold-only” classes whenever there are four or more participants at the same level.

If there are fewer than four participants, Gold Course students may share morning classes with other adult students.

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Accommodation

We have some great homestay accommodation but we also have our own hotel, next to the College! However, our Gold Course students really love our hotel, Bishop’s – next door to the College!

Accommodation Type Meals included Price per week
Standard Homestay Breakfast & Dinner (Lunch at the weekends) £168.00
Bishop’s Hotel (En-suite room) Single Breakfast and Dinner £525*
Bishop’s Hotel (En-suite room) Twin or Double Breakfast and Dinner £875
Bishop’s Hotel (En-suite room) Twin +Child Bed Breakfast and Dinner £1,085.00
Bishop’s Hotel (En-suite room) Twin +Child Bed x2 Breakfast and Dinner £1,470.00

Students under 18 are able to stay at Bishop’s if accompanied by an adult.

All junior course students get a packed lunch during the week!

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Bring your Family!

The Winter Gold Course runs at the same time as our Young Learners’ Summer Course.  This means you can bring your kids (minimum age 10) and they can enjoy a great junior programme while you enjoy your Gold Course!

Children are allowed to stay in Bishop’s Hotel, if sharing with their parents or an adult relative.

If you bring your child you will both get the Accommodation Extra Transfer Service, free of charge!  Your child will also have weekday lunches included.

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Tuition Fees

Course Tuition fee per week
Gold Course £385

Booking fee: £75

See also our Booking Conditions and online Fees Calculator

The fees include:

  • 15 hours of tuition per week
  • Afternoon activity programme
  • Entrance fees to attractions
  • Saturday excursion

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