Harven School

Welcome to
Harven School

At Harven School of English we deliver intensive English courses in Woking, Surrey, a 30-minute train journey from central London. Learning takes place in small groups of a maximum of 8 students, or in one-to-one tutorials, creating a structured and supported learning experience that encourages fluency. The high level of personal attention guaranteed to each student through this small class system gives us the ability to focus on each student and their specific requirements. Harven School of English offers full-time and part-time English courses, as well as one-to-one lessons.

Choosing Your Course

General English
Monday - Friday (20 hours per week)
The programme is made up of language skills lessons for purpose-designed grammar exercises, as well as interactive and dynamic, oral practice sessions to encourage the expression of ideas. You will also perform listening exercises using authentic materials for the development of your comprehension skills.


Essential Programme

£423 per week

Maximum of 8 students per class Each lesson is 60 minutes Courses start on every Monday of the year Minimum age: 17 years

Monday - Friday (30 hours per week)

15 hours of language skills lessons. These include purpose-designed grammar exercises and interactive, dynamic oral practice sessions to encourage the expression of ideas and opinions, as well as listening exercises using authentic texts and materials for the development of comprehension skills, and writing tasks in a range of styles and registers.

15 hours of communications skills workshops. The collaboration and project-management tasks of these workshops build fluency and confidence.


Octorial Programme

£632 per week

Two cultural activities are included in the course fees every week. Language skills lessons are taught in groups with a maximum of 8 students. Communication skills workshops are taught in groups with a maximum of 8 students.

Why Choose Harven School?


We have been established for over 50 years in Woking and we have gained a reputation for delivering a very personalised level of customer service. We are located in a comfortable building in the centre of Woking, close to the train station. The school is well-equipped with training rooms, break-out areas, social spaces and a large garden.


Our school team looks after each aspect of your course experience prior to your arrival and during your stay. We are happy to assist you with travel arrangements or accommodation requirements.


We can also arrange pre-course level tests or Skype interviews to enable us to create a detailed Needs Analysis with you.

Choosing Your Accommodation

Students can choose to stay in a local homestay to experience the British way of life. Bed, breakfast and evening meal are included every day. The hosts are dedicated to offering a comfortable stress-free stay to students.

Homestay accommodation

We offer homestay accommodation to all of our students for the duration of their stay.  Staying with a friendly, English-speaking family gives you the opportunity to practice the English you have learned in the classroom in a natural setting.

Day-to-day living with the family will expose you to a wide repertoire of new language that will help you on your way to achieving your goals of English proficiency.  All of our homestay accommodation is regularly checked and carefully inspected to guarantee that you receive the best in English hospitality.


Homestay, Single room

£230 per week

Homestay, half board, Single room - en-suite

£350 per week

Bed, breakfast and evening meal with your hosts daily • No other student who speaks the same language in the home


  • Outdoor facilities
  • Free WiFi
  • Computer/Internet room
  • Bookshop

Not Included Fees

  • • Exam fees: IELTS: £195 Cambridge FCE or CAE: £195 SELT: £26