Frances King

Welcome to
Frances King

Founded in 1973, Frances King has taught more than 200,000 students over the last 47 years. In our schools we aim above all to get you speaking English while making new friends and enjoying your stay. Our experienced staff are always available to offer support, to help you reach your learning goals and to get maximum benefit from your time with us.

Choosing Your Course

General English
Monday - Friday 09:00-12:50 (20 hours per week)
Focus on building spoken fluency and accuracy. You will increase your knowledge of grammar, vocabulary and colloquial phrases with speaking and pronunciation practice.



1-3 weeks


4-7 weeks


8-11 weeks


12-24 weeks


25+ weeks


INTENSIVE English (most popular)
Monday - Friday 09:00-15:30 (28 hours per week)
You can make quick progress with a full-day course. Build your study plan from the modules below with your student advisor. The programme may include General and Business English and you can prepare for IELTS or Cambridge Examinations.



1-3 weeks


4-7 weeks


8-11 weeks


12-24 weeks


25+ weeks


Registration fee £75, except evening classes £25
Class size Maximum 14, Minimum age 16,

Why Choose Frances King?


Frances King are in excellent locations, in beautiful parts of our cities, within walking distance of world-famous tourist attractions, parks and museums. Activities in the afternoons and evenings encourage you to speak English and put into practice what you have learnt in the classroom, while getting to know your chosen city.


Our experienced and friendly staff are here to help you achieve your personal goals. The Student Services team are always available to help you.



You’ll improve your fluency, accuracy and confidence in English and discover our fascinating cities. You’ll make new friends and have many new experiences.

Choosing Your Accommodation

Choosing the right type of accommodation for your stay in London, where you feel happy and comfortable, is very important and we have carefully selected a variety of accommodation to meet your individual needs.

Homestay accommodation

The best way to learn about English and culture and to practise English. We select homestays for their location, the quality and cleanliness of their home and a caring.


Homestay – Bed and Breakfast

£156 / week

£135 / person/ week

Homestay – Half-Board

£214 / week

£175 / person/ week

Homestay – Premium, Bed and Breakfast

£192 / week

£162 / person/ week

Homestay – Self-Catering, Single

£150 per week

Homestay – Deluxe Bed and Breakfast, Single

£250 per week

Special diets: £30/week/person Bookings which include weeks commencing December 21, 28: £25/week/person Full board supplement for students under age 18: £50/week (Standard/ Premium) All types of accommodation are offered all year except Lightfoot Hall Single Studios which are offered in summer only.

Residence Halls

For an independent lifestyle – perfect for students, young working people and professionals. Central locations – easy journeys to our schools in London by public transport or walking distance.


iQ Hammersmith: Single Studio Self-Catering

Jan-Aug £375 / week

Sept-Dec £386 / week

Fulham Palace Studios: Single Studio Self-Catering

£340 / week

£210 / week

Lightfoot Hall: Single Studio Self-Catering

£446 / week

£240 / week

Twin rooms have 2 single beds, double rooms have 1 bed for 2 people. Modern, newly built student residence offering large, stylish single studios, suitable for students and young professionals. Pilates, yoga and other classes available.

Studios and Apartments

Studio / Apartment

Chelsea Cloisters: Studio (1-2 people), Self-Catering

£121 /night / studio

Chelsea Cloisters: 1 Bedroom Apartment (1-3 people), Self-Catering

£162 /night / apartment

Chelsea Cloisters: 2 Bedroom Apartment (2-4 people), Self-Catering

£217 /night / apartment

Citadines: Studio (1-2 people), Self-Catering

£178 /night / studio

Citadines: 1 Bedroom Apartment (1-4 people), Self-Catering

£262 /night / apartment


Not Included Fees