International House London is the no. 1 year-round language school, judged by British Council inspections. We are also the best value school in London, reported in the EL Gazette. Our story began in 1953 and Our founders pioneered the very first teacher training qualification (in 1962), now known as the CELTA and assessed by the University of Cambridge. Today our adult school is in the beautiful Covent Garden, central London. Everything London has to offer can be reached from our front door.
IH London teaches across the full learning journey: Learn English (for ages 16+), Young Learners (ages 7-17), The Executive Centre (for professionals aged 21+), Teacher Training, Foreign Languages, Evening Courses, and we are an Exam Centre.
- Top 1 language school in central London based on British council inspection result
- Voted as London’s best value school in terms of price and teaching quality
- The birthplace of CELTA which is the global standard in EFL teaching
- All our teachers are CELTA qualified, and many are Delta qualified. More than 80% of our teachers are also teacher trainers.
- One of the largest IELTS test centre in western Europe and an accredited centre for Cambridge exam, BULATS and OET.
- The largest single-site language school in central London
- Located in covent garden, the heart of central London