The Kaplan school is in the very heart of Edinburgh, just minutes from the stylish shops of Princes Street and the historical Edinburgh Castle. It is housed in an elegant Georgian building with excellent modern facilities, giving you a taste of historical Britain but with the comfort of modern technology.
Edinburgh is an Exam Preparation Academy which means that they specialise in supporting students to achieve the highest possible IELTS result. IELTS preparation classes will be available in the morning and afternoon and you will have the option to take regular mock IELTS tests. You will be taught by teachers who have been trained to specialise in IELTS and will receive support throughout your course with tutorials and study plans focusing on maximising your IELTS score.
Make the most of your stay whatever your tastes, from beautiful highland walks to nights out and bars and clubs.
The school offers a range of English courses including IELTS and Cambridge exams, and we are an official Trinity test centre.
Enjoy the full Edinburgh experience, with friendly locals, natural beauty and rich history all on your doorstep.
There are 20 large classrooms with plenty of natural light. All rooms have an interactive whiteboard and new classroom furniture. There is ‘state-of-the-art ‘ wireless connection in all the classrooms and throughout the school.
The Study center at the school has 15 computers with language learning programs, email and Internet access. There is teacher 9.30 to 5.00 every day to help with your studies. There is also a resource library with readers, study texts including exam preparation materials and DVDs available for use in school or at home.
Student common room
The school has a students’ room for relaxing, eating and enjoying free time before and after classes. There is a café selling sandwiches, pizza and cakes as well as hot and cold drinks. We have a machine selling fizzy drinks and a cold water fountain. There is excellent wireless for laptops and phones as well as computers for students. The students’ room is a place to relax as well as study. There is a dining area as well as space to relax.
There are many ‘take-aways’ and cafes nearby where students can buy lunch. Students can eat in the common room or on the patio outside in nice weather.
Public parks can be used for outdoor sporting activities and there is a swimming pool nearby. Edinburgh has many sporting options including skiing, ice-skating, canoeing and many more.
Students can join the local gym for indoor sports and fitness training.