English school in
London Greenwich England Embassy English England

Our English school in Greenwich is close to an historic UNESCO world heritage area of London, full of charm and character

Why you’ll love Embassy London Greenwich

Enjoy living in historic Greenwich (a UNESCO site of special interest) full of shops, restaurants and individual cafés.

Book an English course at our modern school with the latest technology and it's so easy to keep in touch with family and friends with free Wi-Fi in school.  You'll make new friends too - discover one of the most exciting cities in the world on our exciting social programme.

When in London…
Visit the O2 Arena – London’s popular entertainment and music venue

Facilities and highlights

  • Extensive programme of activities
  • Weekend excursions to other cities in the UK and Europe
  • WiFi-enabled
  • IT suite
  • Interactive whiteboards
  • Student lounge
  • University application counselling
  • Library
  • Cafeteria
The Embassy English London school on-site residence
Study bedroom in the Embassy London school residence
*Although you may not stay in the accommodation pictured, you will stay in accommodation of a very similar quality.

Student Residence

Have fun sharing a residence with other international students

Distance from school


Meals provided

Catered or Self-catering


Single with private bathrooms

Other facilities

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Homestay (live with a host family)

Live with an English-speaking host and practise your English every day!

Distance from school

45-60 minutes by public transport

Meals provided

14 per week (breakfast and evening meal)


Single and shared

Homestay breakfast only (18 years+)

Live with an English speaking host (breakfast only)

Choose long-term, short-term, standard or intensive English tuition from elementary to advanced level.
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To improve all-round English skills and specifically develop your spoken English, book a General English course + Communication Skills
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Choose 1, 2 or 3 semesters or a whole language year abroad. Ideal for university, for your career or for the time of your life.
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Increase your chance of success taking the IELTS international English exam with thorough exam preparation.
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Boost your progress and develop your fluency.
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Historic Tower Bridge, London, England

Local facilities

Nearest underground station: 10 minutes' walk
Nearest train station: 10 minutes' walk
Nearest bus stop: Directly outside the school
Nearest shopping centre: 15 minutes by bus
Nearest park: 15 minutes' walk
Nearest bank: 15 minutes' walk
Nearest post office: 10 minutes' walk
Nearest mosque: 15 minutes by bus
Nearest church: 5 minutes' walk
Nearest newsagent: Directly across the road
Nearest coffee shop: 5 minutes' walk
Nearest café/restaurants: 10 minutes' walk
Nearest supermarket: Directly across the road

Travelling around the city

By London Underground
Take the DLR (Docklands Light Railway) to Cutty Sark (Greenwich Maritime) station. The walk from the station takes 10 minutes.

By train
Take the train from Waterloo East or London Bridge to Greenwich. This takes 15 minutes. You can then walk or take a bus.

By bus
From Greenwich Train Station, bus number 199 will drop you off outside the school in 5-10 minutes. Ask the driver for McMillan Student Village.

Maritime Greenwich - UNESCO heritage area near to Embassy London 02 Dome - North Greenwich London England Explore London by bus Underground trains take you Central Londo

Cost of Living

We currently advise that students should budget approximately GB £150.00 per week. This will cover all basic transport, food and entertainment costs.

Sample prices (all in GB £):

Item Price in GB £
A cup of coffee (in a chain like Starbucks) 2.50 - 2.70
Can of Coca Cola 0.70
Big Mac hamburger
Three course meal in a mid range restaurant From 20.00. Add 10% tip
Cinema ticket 6.00 - 7.00 (more expensive in Central London)
Nightclub entrance 4.00 upwards (more expensive in Central London)
Taxi 2.40 minimum and 0.60 for each additional minute (approx)
Bus 2.40 per journey or 1.40 with an 'Oyster' card

Popular trips from London:

  • Stratford-upon-Avon. Birthplace of William Shakespeare
  • Cambridge. A beautiful university city
  • Bath. Old Roman baths set among stunning Georgian architecture
  • Stonehenge. Prehistoric monument and UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Warwick Castle. Medieval castle originally built by William the Conqueror
  • Windsor Castle. Medieval castle as well as royal residence of the current Queen
  • Hampton Court. One of Henry VIII’s favourite palaces, with beautiful gardens and famous maze
  • Alton Towers. Fun theme park with thrilling rides

No two weeks are ever the same, but here's an idea of what to expect:

  • Tour of London
  • Theatre visit
  • Pub evening
  • Laser Quest
  • Ice-skating
  • Football, Volleyball, Swimming
  • Cinema visits
  • Dance and fitness classes
  • Museums/art galleries
London Theatre Trips Shopping in London Windsor Castle Roman Baths, Bath England Note: There are a number of activities available. Where there is a cost, this will usually be between £5 and £10 for local activities.
Weekend trips and other excursions are available as well, rates vary depending on destination, please enquire in centre for more details.

Finding our school

From Waterloo East or London Bridge
From Waterloo East take the train to Greenwich station. Turn left out of the station, catch bus number 199 and get off at McMillan Student Village.  From London Bridge take the train to Deptford station, turn left out of the station, walk for 5 minutes up Deptford High Street, turn right onto Creek Road and it's a 5 minute walk to McMillan Student Village.

From Heathrow Airport
Piccadilly tube line from Terminals 1,2,3 or 4 to Green Park, change to Jubilee Line, to London Bridge station, change to British Rail, continue as above.

From Gatwick Airport
British Rail train to Clapham Junction, change platforms and take British Rail train to London Bridge, continue as above.

Centre Director

David Rowland


Embassy London Greenwich Study Centre  
Bounty House
Tel: +44 208 694 7000
Emergency Telephone Number:
+44 7557 770 967


The school and residence are accessible to wheelchair users.

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For enquiries and bookings, call:

+1 857 362-8976

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