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Isca School of English

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4 Mount Radford Crescent , Exeter (view map)

About Isca School of English

The Isca School is the longest running English language school in Exeter. We offer courses for juniors and young adults and we offer programmes for groups of school and college students. Isca is well known for its very friendly atmosphere, excellent teaching and the personal attention given to all our students. Isca was founded in 1966 by the grandparents of the present Principal: Sarah Tomlinson. She works with her father Richard and husband Javi to continue the family tradition at Isca.
We have two Georgian houses with a small classroom building standing between them. The school has large gardens for you to enjoy and is in a quiet residential area, just 10 minutes’ walk from Exeter city centre. Isca is open from June to September with English language classes at all levels from elementary to advanced.

The Isca School of English is accredited by the British Council, who carry out regular inspections of the school. This accreditation is your guarantee of the high standard of our school. It means that the Isca School is a reliable and permanent school, with an excellent programme of English language studies, first-class teaching, an interesting and varied programme of social activities, and that we show proper concern and care for your accommodation and welfare.

Isca has well equipped classrooms, table tennis tables in our large, beautiful gardens, and guitars and pianos for you to use during your free time. We offer you free access to our Computer Room and free WiFi so that you can safely surf the web and contact your friends and family.


  • Football/Soccer
  • Golf
  • Swimming
  • Table tennis
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball

Additional Services

  • Water sports
  • Airport/Station transfer
  • Student counselling


  • Host family accommodation
  • Host family accommodation without students of same native language


  • Dancing
  • Music
  • Cultural tourism (theater, museum, etc.)
  • Hiking
  • Historical sightseeing
  • On campus events


General English

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This course is for students aged: 16-70

Levels: Basic, Intermediate

Weekly Hours: General 15-25 hrs/wk

- 18 hours tuition per week (18 x 60 minutes) with classes on 5 mornings and 2
- Two teachers at different times during the day.
- All course materials are included
- A placement test on the first day of the course
- Weekly progress tests
- Excursions and Social Programme

English Exam Preparation

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This course is for students aged: 15-17

Class Sizes: Medium, 6-10 students

Seasonal Course: August, July

Weekly Hours: Intensive 25+ hrs/wk, General 15-25 hrs/wk

Levels: Intermediate, Upper Intermediate

We offer a four week summer intensive Cambridge First Certificate Exam preparation course for teenagers, aged 15-17. There are two start dates (one in July and one in August) with the option to take the official FCE exam at the end of your course.

Business English

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This course is for students aged: 16-70

Class Sizes: Large, 11-20 students

Weekly Hours: General 15-25 hrs/wk

We offer tailor-made Business English courses for college groups and school groups for teenagers, aged 12-18. More information at TAILOR MADE ENGLISH COURSES.

Tailor made English courses

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This course is for students aged: 16-70

Location Type: Town/City

Levels: Advanced, Basic, Intermediate, Upper Intermediate

Class Sizes: Large, 11-20 students

Weekly Hours: General 15-25 hrs/wk

Seasonal Course: September

We offer courses for college groups and school groups. All our programmes are tailor-made to the needs of your group.

We have specially designed courses for teenagers, aged 12-18, combining language learning with sports and cultural activities. These programmes give students a valuable first insight into our culture and a renewed interest in English!

Courses available:
- General English
- Exam preparation
- Business English
- BEC Preparation
- Social English
- Tailor-made courses.

Junior English Programs

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This course is for students aged: 13-18

Seasonal Course: June, August, July

Levels: Advanced, Basic, Intermediate

Location Type: Town/City

Class Sizes: Medium, 6-10 students

Weekly Hours: General 15-25 hrs/wk

We offer courses for different age groups with classes at different levels within each age group. You will have 18 hours (18 x 60 minutes) of English language tuition per week in mixed nationality classes. Each class has two teachers at different times during the day who provide a varied course for the class: listening and speaking skills, grammar, reading, writing, drama based activities and projects in Exeter’s historic city centre and on the quayside

On the first morning of the course, you take a specially designed English language test and then join a class according to your age and level of English. These classes are small, with an average of 10 students, maximum 12.

This course is divided into two age groups: 12 - 14 and 15 - 17



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