Welcome to the Isca School of English, the best family-run English Language School in the UK!

Isca is a family-run English Language school, accredited by the British Council. You can find us in Exeter, the capital of Devon, in the south-west of England.

At the Isca School, we want all our students to feel safe, happy and to learn as much English as possible. Your child will have fun too with enjoyable activities, sports and excursions as part of their course programme.

I know that the care your child receives is very important. I spend time with our students every day to help and encourage them. I am sure one of the things you are thinking about is the English home your child will live in. I take great care when I choose our English hosts and visit every home myself. The welcome your child receives there is one of the most important parts of their stay.

We also choose our teachers very carefully. We are very proud of them: they are one of the many reasons our students return to us each summer. They design the course based on the needs of your child’s class group to make sure they improve their English as much as possible.

When I was a teenager, my parents sent me to schools in France and Spain. I remember the care they took in selecting the right schools for me and the wonderful experiences I had as a result. I want your child to have a great time with us too and for you to feel sure that they are being cared for, learning a lot and having fun.

I am always available to help our students and look forward to welcoming your child here.  If you have any questions about our courses or our school, please email me

I look forward to hearing from you,

With very best wishes,

Sarah Tomlinson
Isca School of English, Exeter

Our Mission Statement

  • We aim to activate students’ knowledge of English and to present and practice new linguistic structures.
  • We aim to provide students with a balance of skills, grammar and vocabulary development throughout their course.
  • We aim to enable students to make the most of being in a British environment, of living in a British home and of visiting Exeter and the South west of England.
  • We aim to achieve all of the above through a combination of engaging and dynamic classroom activities, dedicated and personalized teaching and multi-lingual classes.

Do you want to learn more about studying with us?

Phone us to chat to Sarah

On +44 (0) 1392 255342
Our office hours are Monday to Friday 09.00-16.30

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