Get to Know Our York English School

Explore the vibrant, medieval streets of northern England with an English course at our English school in York.

With a longstanding and friendly team of academic staff, BSC York (formerly known as English Language Center York) has a great reputation. Located on a pedestrian street in the beautiful historic centre, the school has direct access to iconic sites such as the York Minster, the Shambles, the Museum Gardens and many other attractions.

At York, we offer young people the chance to learn English in a classic English setting, combining classroom learning with interactive activities and exciting excursions designed to take you back in time!

Your English School in York

Its central location
BSC York is right in the center of the city, so you can explore this heritage location with ease.

Recommended by 93% of students
In a recent survey, over 93% of our alumni said they would recommend British Study Centers to a friend.

Accredited by Eaquals
BSC York is the only Eaquals accredited school in the city and demonstrates excellence in language teaching.


With a young team of dedicated students, the school offers great support and opportunities.

  • Open courtyard with seating
  • Private social common room
  • modern classrooms
  • Multi-faith masjid on request

What does the school offer

  • English language program of your choice
  • Your preferred accommodation option: full board residence or full board homestay
  • bus card
  • Action-packed, fully supervised weekly activity program: 5 city-based afternoon activities and 2 evening activities per week
  • 1 trip per week
  • Learning materials: file, use of academic textbook and supplementary materials are all provided
  • First day placement test
  • End of course certificate
  • Free internet access supervised by our staff


In a homestay, you will have the opportunity to practice English in real-life contexts. Our hosts, who are always friendly and welcoming, come from diverse backgrounds and will take good care of you during your stay in the UK.

• Single or twin room, shared bathroom

• Less than 45 minutes from school

Activities and Excursions:

The social program includes 5 city-based afternoon and 2 evening activities per week and 1 full day excursion per week.