FAQ

  • What time are classes?  Morning classes are from 10:00 to 12:30 in the morning on Mondays, Tuesdays & Wednesdays at the Rock Centre. Evening classes are from 18:00 to 20:30 on Tuesday & Thursday evenings at Wallace High School.

Places

  • What English classes do you offer?  Please refer to our timetable. Some classes are run only on request, so please ask if you can’t see what you are looking for.
  • Do I need to join a class at the start of a term? No, you can join a class at any time in the academic year.
  • Do I have to take a test to join the classes?  Yes, you will be given an assessment when you register. However, it’s not a formal test; it’s just to ensure that we place you in a class at the appropriate level where you will feel comfortable.

Assessment

  • Can I go to both the morning classes and evening classes?  Yes, you can attend all the classes we provide once you are registered.
  • Can I get a certificate?  Yes. At the end of the semester or when you leave, you can request a certificate (in PDF format) from the school manager.
  • Can I take an external exam? We do run courses following the syllabi of some examination boards but you will need to make your own arrangements to sit the exam at an appropriate examination centre.

SQA exams  We do not offer these. They are provided by Forth Valley College.

First and Advanced Cambridge Certificates  We offer FCE & ACE classes to equip you with the requisite skills to pass the exam. However we do not offer the exam itself and you would have to make your own arrangements to sit it.

IELTS exams  We run a course but, as with other external exams, you would have to make your own arrangements to sit the exam.

Citizenship  Tuition on demand.

  • What costs will I incur?  You pay once per semester to register. There are two semesters per year (January-June and August-December). You will also need to buy a textbook. Parents may leave children aged under 5 in the creche for which there is a small charge. We aim to keep these costs as low as possible: current charges are listed here.

If you still have any unanswered questions about the Stirling School of English, please feel free to leave a question below. Alternatively just drop in to the Rock Centre between 10:00 & 12:30 on a Monday, Tuesday or Wednesday morning and we will be happy to answer your questions.

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7 thoughts on “FAQ

  1. what time should I register to Rock Center because I work in full time? I would like to join to English Class. thank you. Best regards

    • Hi there,

      I apologize for the delay in replying to your message. We take registrations at the Rock Centre in the mornings on a Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday between 10:00 AM and 12:30 PM. Alternatively, you could also have the option to register at Wallace High School on a Tuesday and Thursday evening between 6:00 PM and 8:30 PM.

      Hope this helps. Looking forward to see you soon.

      Kind regards,
      Tanuja

    • We have a registration fee per semester. This semester it is £40, that is from mid-January to mid-June. Classes are free, once you have paid your registration fee. You will also need to buy a book, once we have assessed you for the right level. Classes start again on 15th January, and are every Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday from 10 to 12.30 and/or Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 6 to 8.30pm
      I hope this information is useful

    • Just come on the 15th January to the Rock Centre. You can register there and at the same time do a short assessment so we can put you into the right level English class.

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