Welcome to Capital School of English

Our school is located in the heart of Cardiff, the capital of Wales. Capital is a friendly, family-run English language school just minutes from Cardiff city centre, historic Cardiff Castle and lovely Bute Park. From the day you enter the school, you will receive a professional, friendly and focused service from everybody at Capital. Our academic staff are specialists in their field and know how to make sure that your lessons are fun, relevant and memorable. Accredited by the British Council Capital School of English is a great place to study English in a great city!

Why Wales?

Wales is one of the most beautiful parts of the UK. In addition to seeing that beauty, visiting wonderful Wales means you get to experience two cultures at the same time because you get to know both the UK and the unique Welsh culture at the same time!

Cardiff Bay

Why Cardiff?

Cardiff is a capital city but it’s also small enough to get to know easily. Cardiff has a first class arts scene, fabulous restaurants, some amazing architecture but most of all it has some of the friendliest people in the UK who will give you a very warm welcome!

About the school

The Capital team has experienced teachers, staff and managers at every level. We work hard to keep students motivated and to give you the personal attention that will make Capital School your home from home. All our English teachers are skilled individuals with a range of teaching experience. All our teachers hold a relevant teaching qualification and, more importantly, teach English because they love doing it. The Capital administration team are always on hand to make sure that the Capital experience is as relaxed and happy as possible.

Capital students 2019

Fully accredited

Capital was fully accredited by the British Council in June 2019. You can be confident that our English language school provides the highest quality learning experience.

Capital students 2019


Capital School of English offers something different. The school is run by a close team which means we can offer our students a more personal learning experience.


Stay with a local family during your time visiting the UK. Learn about British language and culture while making new friends with a friendly and helpful family.


Capital School of English courses are designed to give you the firm foundation you need in the knowledge and skills in English and, above all, to give you confidence to enable you to achieve your aims. The courses will help develop effective reading, writing, speaking and listening skills, together with the grammar that underpins all four skills.

General English

General English courses are designed to improve your ability to understand and use English by focusing on developing your grammar and vocabulary across all four skills.

IELTS English

Our professionally designed IELTS exam preparation courses are for students wishing to take the IELTS exam to prepare for a place at university or to start a new career in the UK.


1-1 classes provide opportunities to work on individual needs according to a student-driven learning plan. Learn more effectively by focusing only on what you need to learn.

Junior Summer Programme

Junior Summer Programme

We run a programme for students between the ages of 12 and 16 each summer with strong focus on learning English and social activities. Programmes can be 1-4 weeks.

Tailored groups

Groups and short mini-stays

We tailor courses for groups of students (juniors or adults) with the same language needs. Programmes can be 1-4 weeks long. Speak to us for more details and prices.

Pre-sessional academic courses

Our pre-sessional courses will give you the language and skills you need to successfully study at a UK university. Contact us for more information about these courses.

Positive student feedback

“Wonderful activities”

I’ve never enjoyed in a school more than this school, it’s absolutely amazing school with a lovely team and wonderful activities. If you’re looking for an English school, congratulations you’ve found the best one here!!

Majed | student | Oman

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