Firstsite

This is a spectacular new gallery for contemporary visual art. At Firstsite you can see exhibitions by international artists. Recent exhibitions have included Andy Warhol and Grayson Perry. There are also creative events and activities for the whole family, plus talks, films, workshops and a cafe. The building itself is architecturally innovative and a must-see in Colchester. Entry is free.

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Hollytrees Museum

You can see how people lived in the past in this interesting museum which is free. The museum is set in an old family house full of interesting historical objects. This museum is located next to Colchester Castle within the Castle Park grounds.

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Castle Park

Castle Park is a beautiful, well kept park. It is a place where young people, old people, and families can go to walk, relax, play games, and have refreshments. In summer, there are often music and food festivals and other interesting events.

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Colchester Castle

Colchester Castle is an iconic landmark in the centre of town. It was built by the Normans on the site of the Roman temple of Claudius. Inside the castle, is an amazing interactive museum. This museum explains many aspects of Colchester’s history from before the time of the Romans until modern times. It even has displays of gold and jewellery found by archaeologists recently.

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General

1. IF I HAVE ANY QUESTIONS ABOUT ANYTHING, WHO CAN I ASK?You can contact the following people for any questions you may have: Academic – Max Walsh, PrincipalWelfare – Maria Walters, Welfare & Accommodation OfficerAccommodation – Francesca Ambrosini, Accommodation & Marketing Officer 2. HOW DO I CONTACT THE SCHOOL?You can call us directly on +44 (0) 1206 544422 if you have a course enquiry. We’re always happy to answer any questions you might have. You can email direct to info@cesc.co.uk. Once you have enrolled with us, you will be given particular information on the Centre and how you can contact us…

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Classes

1. WHAT DO I NEED TO KNOW FOR MY FIRST DAY?Arrive at CESC at 8.00am. You will need to bring your passport with you on your first day. Please bring a notebook, pens and £30 to purchase or hire your course book. We will then guide you through your first morning. We will test your English, check all your documentation is in order, provide you with a student card and give you a tour of CESC. The Principal will then meet you to give you your timetable, and a folder with information about your course. The Principal will also talk to…

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Booking

1. HOW DO I BOOK? You can book by either completing our Enrolment form and returning it to our Admissions team via post/email or you can complete our online Enrolment form via our website at http://cesc.co.uk/registration/. 2. HOW FAR IN ADVANCE SHOULD I BOOK MY COURSE? You will need to book your course a minimum of two weeks in advance. You can book two weeks or less before the course, but you might not get a place, and you have to pay the full fees when you book.  3. HOW DO I PAY? We use an international payment system called Flywire. We will…

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Cambridge & Trinity Exam Preparation

Cambridge Exam Preparation KET, PET, FCE & CAE courses Closed group programmes only Maximum class size of 14 20 lessons per week (16 hrs & 40 mins) 25 lessons per week (20 hrs & 50 mins) Highly experienced teachers Up-to-date resources Practice tests and individual feedback Help with booking exams when necessary Please contact CESC for further details Trinity Exam Preparation GESE and ISE courses Closed group programmes only Maximum class size of 14 20 lessons per week (16 hrs & 40 mins) 25 lessons per week (20 hrs & 50 mins) All levels Highly experienced teachers General language development…

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Tips for Improving Your Speaking Skills

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