We are reopening on May 17th, 2021, and accepting new enrolments. Due to COVID-19, we will have reduced class sizes and the necessary precautions in place as per government guidelines to ensure student safety. Read our COVID bulletin here.
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Term Dates

Brighton BeachBeginners and those with very little English

Term dates 2021:

  • 4th January – 26th March (12 weeks)
  • 29th March – 25th June (13 weeks)
  • 28th June – 24th September (13 weeks)
  • 27th September – 17th December (12 weeks)

Please let us know when you enrol that you wish to take an exam. Available if you are studying 25 hours per week.

Examination dates 2021

FCEFirst Certificate in English for higher intermediate learners.
Exam Entry Fee  £185.00

13th March
5th June

31st July
28th August

4th December
11th December

CAECertificate in Advanced English
Exam Entry Fee  £185.00

13th March
11th June
31st July

28th August
4th December

IELTS – International English Language Testing System – is required for entry into UK colleges & universities.

The exam tests your use of English; there is no formal grammar exam. The minimum requirement is a good intermediate level of English.
You do not pass or fail; you are given a score.

Tests are usually available alternate Saturdays


Olivet only closes for 2 weeks at Christmas and on public holidays. You can come at all other times.

Closed 2nd and 5th April 2021

May Bank Holiday
Closed 3rd May 2021

Spring Bank Holiday
Closed 31st May 2021

Summer Bank Holiday
Closed 30th August 2021

Christmas 2021
Closes 17th December 2021 – Reopens 3rd January 2022