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English School in Cape Town

Cape Town is where the world comes together, creating a fascinating blend of cultures, languages, cuisine and geography. The Mother City is also where you'll find our locally-owned and operated English school. Top teachers, amazing classrooms, internationally-recognized courses – you can't go wrong!

Not your average language school

Cape Town English Language School Patio

Did you imagine you'd find an English school in Cape Town? Ailola Cape Town is not your average language school. Locally-owned and operated, we offer students the unique experience of learning in a Rainbow Nation where you'll find loads of cultural and linguistic stimulation. Our superb teaching staff will share with you their deep insight to local life and habits. You'll have the chance to partake in exciting activities in and around Cape Town as well as volunteering experiences including Cheetah conservation, HIV hospice work and more. Ailola Cape Town offers you an integral learning experience in an incomparable destination, stunning Cape Town!

English School Location

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A school by the sea

Our English school in Cape Town is just 5 minutes from the beautiful Sea Point promenade and beach, where you can jog, play soccer and enjoy Cape Town's majestic Atlantic Ocean sunsets. The neighborhood has a bustling cafe and restaurant culture and is easily accessible from all major points of interest in the city. Wedged between the world-renowned Clifton beaches and the V&A Waterfront, we're also only 10 minutes from the city!

First-class Facilities

Cape Town English School Classroom

We place great importance on the learning environments in which our students spend much of their time during their stays in South Africa. Our English school in Cape Town is located on the 5th floor of the unique, state-of-the-art Equinox building. We have 9 large classrooms, open shared spaces and, most important, natural lighting and views you simply won't find elsewhere.

  • Stunning views of Table Mountain and Signal Hill
  • Free student WiFi access
  • Fully-equipped internet café
  • Spacious student break areas including our terrace with a view of Table Mountain
  • Fully equipped kitchenette for student use including crockery, cutlery, microwave and fridge
  • Multi-media center with five new computers, plus TV and DVD
  • 9 large classrooms with great natural lighting
  • Free-access language materials

Looking for more reasons to study at our English school in Cape Town? Find them here!

School Fact Sheet

Did you know we're locally owned and operated? Our English school in Cape Town has been in the game for over 15 years. With experienced professional native speakers as our staff, you simply can't go wrong at Ailola Cape Town. Here are the basics:

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  • Founded in: 1998
  • Distance to city center: 10 minutes
  • Distance to the beach: 5 minutes
  • Free Internet access/WiFi: Yes!
  • Number of computers: 5, with free use for students
  • Facilities for handicapped: Yes, we have two elevators serving our floor of the Equinox building, and appropriate bathrooms.
  • Maximum class size: 10 students (Average 4-6 students)
  • Number of classrooms: 9
  • Number of bathrooms: 2
  • Air-conditioning: Yes!
  • Peak months: January to April
  • Volunteering opportunities: Yes!
  • Conversation sessions: One of our weekly activities includes an outing with an Ailola Cape Town staff member. Great for conversation practice!

Has our English school in Cape Town convinced you already? Check out our huge range of courses to find where you fit!

Our Milestones

  • 1998 – We opened in a small 5-classroom building in the Sea Point neighborhood
  • 2001 – Our English school in Cape Town became a member of Cape Town Tourism
  • 2003 – We became a founding member of the South African Language schools association, ELTASA (English Language Travel Association of South Africa)
  • 2003 – Our Cape Town English school became a member of Quality English
  • 2004 – We were recognized as an exam center for the London Chamber of Commerce and Industry for their English for Business (EFB) exams
  • 2010 – We moved to bigger, modern facilities in Sea Point. We now have 9 classrooms!
  • 2012 – Ailola Cape Town was registered as an accredited training provider by the South African Qualifications Authority
  • 2015 – We turned 17!

Don't believe us? Take a look at our accreditations and student reviews to find out what others are saying about our Cape Town English school!