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Our school is accredited by the British Council and the Scottish Qualifications Authority for the teaching of English as a foreign language. Caledonian is also a member of English UK, the association for recognised English language services in the UK and the Edinburgh Chamber of Commerce.

Caledonian Blog

April 2017


By |April 19th, 2017|



I’m Roberta, the marketing assistant for the Caledonian School of English.

I am an Italian girl and I chose Edinburgh because is a wonderful city!
It’s a small city but very cozy.
There are many beautiful museums, bars, parks and many legends and interesting stories in the whole city.
It’s nice to stroll the streets of this town listening […]

September 2016

Finding a Job in Edinburgh

By |September 28th, 2016|

So, you’ve decided to pack your bags and move to Edinburgh. Moving to another country can be very scary, especially when you are worrying about finding a job. A lot of our students worry that they won’t be able to find a job in Edinburgh because of their level of English; but it is actually easier […]

August 2016

From South Europe to Edinburgh: Useful tips for living in Edinburgh

By |August 18th, 2016|

I’ve been living in Edinburgh for 2 and a half years. I know it’s not a very long time, but I’d like to give you some friendly advice on living in Scotland. You may think that some of the advice I am going to give you is just common-sense, but when you are in a […]

From Italy to Edinburgh: Studying at the Caledonian Language School

By |August 4th, 2016|

I attended Caledonian Language School during spring 2016. My purpose was to improve my level of English and gain more confidence in speaking it. I had a good starting level, at least in grammar and written English, but I wasn’t able to speak in every situation without getting a bit embarrassed, especially in formal (and important) […]

June 2016

Are you interested in becoming a Host family?

By |June 28th, 2016|

The Caledonian Language School is currently seeking host families for our international students.

Ideally we are looking for families who would be willing to provide B&B or half board for vegetarian, halal and other diets. However, you can choose between  self-catering, where the student will provide their own food and cook for themselves, and half board, where you […]

Students Enjoy Visit from Stockbridge Pipe Band

By |June 22nd, 2016|

Caledonian Language School was delighted to welcome Stockbridge Pipe Band last night for a fantastic evening of Scottish music and food. The Students enjoyed listening to the band play some traditional pipe music and were delighted to be given the opportunity to play the bagpipes. Combined with some Scottish drinks and snacks such as Whisky, […]

Improving my English in Edinburgh

By |June 9th, 2016|

Why did I choose Scotland? I’m addicted to travel and learning about new cultures. I’d already been to London and Dublin so I thought that studying English in Edinburgh would be a good idea.

All I knew about this country was thanks to TV series such as Outlander or movies like Braveheart. In short, I only knew […]

May 2016

The Caledonian Language School Welcomes Research Student

By |May 26th, 2016|

The Caledonian Language School would like to welcome Karen, a University of Edinburgh masters student, who has spent the last week at our school performing research.

Karen’s MSc dissertation research is on the attitudes of part-time adult L2 learners towards collaborative learning in an L2-immersion environment. It adopts a mixed methodology involving classroom observations, questionnaires and […]

April 2016

Next course starts soon!

By |April 19th, 2016|

Next course

The evening courses have started, and it’s really good to see so many students coming back to do a second or even third courses – including some students who studied with us up to 2 years ago!

So now we have to think about the next courses, which start on 2 May. You can start […]

Evening Classes

By |April 1st, 2016|

Our next set of evening classes start next week (5th April 2016) for 12 weeks.

Time: 6.30 till 8.30pm Tuesdays and Thursdays
Level: Intermediate to Advanced, including FCE and CAE preparation

Want more information?

Call us on 0131 229 2988 or send an email to info@caledonianlanguageschool.com