The Horner School of English

School

​Family-run English language school in Dublin with over 30 years of high-quality teaching experience in a friendly & diverse international environment

Information

The English language school in Dublin The Horner School of English is family-run and founded in 1993.

The English school in Dublin is situated in the centre of Dublin, close to St. Stephens Green and a 10-minute stroll from Grafton Street, which has a plethora of stores, eateries, and coffee shops, the location is superb.

The second generation of the Horner family to welcome students to Dublin is made up of Janice, Trevor, and David Horner. A linguistically customised and excellent immersive experience is the outcome of paying close attention to detail and having a keen knowledge of the demands of the pupils.

The Horner School of English provides a large selection of general, professional, and exam-oriented English classes for individuals and groups. Classes are taught in small groups at varying language levels by people from various countries.

Every teacher has a university degree and speaks English as their first language.

The school’s amenities are excellent, consisting of a study lounge, Wi-Fi, a coffee shop with a microwave and tea/coffee-making supplies, a private garden, and cosy classrooms with interactive whiteboards.

Why The Horner School of English is the best English language School to study English in Dublin

  • Reputation: With over 30 years of experience, they have a strong reputation for quality education and a friendly atmosphere.
  • Small class sizes: This allows for more personalized attention and interaction with teachers.
  • Experienced and qualified teachers: All teachers are native English speakers with TEFL qualifications and teaching experience.
  • Excellent nationality mix: This creates a truly international environment with exposure to various cultures and perspectives.
  • Variety of courses: A wide range of courses, from general English to exam preparation (FCE, CAE, IELTS, TOEFL, TOEIC) and specialized programs like business.
  • Social activities: The school organizes various social activities and excursions to help students explore Dublin and connect with other international students.
  • Central location: Located in the heart of Dublin, offering easy access to the city’s attractions and amenities.
  • Positive student reviews: Students often praise the friendly atmosphere, helpful staff, and quality of teaching.

The most popular activities that the English language school in Dublin, The Horner School of English, organises in the afternoons and evenings

Afternoons

  • Dublin Walking Tour.
  • Guinness Storehouse.
  • Irish Coffee Afternoon.
  • Jobs Club.
  • Malahide Castle
  • Marsh Library.
  • Speaking Skills Class.
  • Speed Friending.
  • Visit Jameson Whiskey Distillery.

Evenings

  • Cinema.
  • Irish music.
  • Theatre.

The most popular excursions and trips that the English language school in Dublin, The Horner School of English, organises at the weekends

  • Boyne Valley.
  • Cliffs of Moher.
  • Giants Causeway & Belfast.
  • Glendalough, Wicklow & Kilkenny.

Location

SchoolThe Horner School of English
Address40 Fitzwilliam Street Upper
CodeD02 XK13
CityDublin
CountryIreland
Latitude53.336529
Longitude-6.249372
Phone (emergencies)+353 1 863886071
Street viewGoogle Street View

Facilities

Library Library
Student Lounge Student Lounge
Vending Machine Vending Machine
Kitchen Kitchen
Cafeteria Cafeteria
Free Wifi Free Wifi
Interactive White Board Interactive White Board
Terrace Terrace
Garden Garden

Summary

Total students capacity200
Number of classrooms17
Age minimum18
AccreditationsACELSMEIQuality EnglishSelect Ireland
Last day for 2025 bookings with 2024 prices31/Oct
Year 2024
Holidays (school)14/Dic → 05/Jan
Holidays (country)01/Jan, 05/Feb, 17/Mar, 18/Mar, 01/Apr, 06/May, 03/Jun, 05/Aug, 28/Oct, 25/Dic, 26/Dic
High season period courses03/Jun → 27/Sep
High season period residences02/Jun → 31/Aug
High season period homestays02/Jun → 27/Sep

Statistics on ages

Low Season

Students total average140
Students per classroom maximum14
Students per classroom average10

High Season

Students total average180
Students per classroom maximum14
Students per classroom average11

Statistics on nationalities

Low Season

Total nationalities17

High Season

Total nationalities17

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Prices

Year 2024
EUR
Enrolment fee75 ≈ 0
Placement fee75 ≈ 0
Material course total45 ≈ 0

Accommodation

Homestay accommodation in Dublin

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Residence Heyday Carman's Hall

Residence Heyday Carman's Hall

​Student accommodation in Dublin with cinema room, games room, multimedia room, fitness centre, garden, and rooftop at 30 minutes walk from the school

Horner RESI Heyday 15€ wk
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Residence Ardcairn House

Self Catering accommodation in Dublin city centre with gym, bowling, music room, tv/cinema room and common study room

Residence Baggot Street

Residence Baggot Street

Baggot city residence in Dublin at 2 minutes walk from the school with 20 bedrooms with private bathrooms, communal kitchen, student TV and games room

Residence Horner City

Residence Horner City

Excellent quality apartment accommodation in Dublin only 8 mins walk from the Enlgish school in Dublin, Ireland

Courses

#LanguageCourseWeeksLessons WeekAge MinimumProfilesLevelsRelated ExamsPrice Week from (EUR)Price Week from ()
     
1ENGeneral English Course 20 lessonsExcellent general English course standard 20 lessons per week in Dublin, Ireland {1972}1-50 2018Adults 18+General EnglishA1A2B1B2C1195≈ 0
2ENGeneral English Course 26 lessonsExcellent general English course intensive 26 lessons per week in Dublin, Ireland {1973}1-50 2618Adults 18+General EnglishA1A2B1B2C1245≈ 0
3ENGeneral English Course + Business English 20+6LCombined general English course 20 lessons with business English course 6 lessons per week in Dublin, Ireland {1974}1-23 2618Adults 18+General EnglishLanguage + BusinessB1B2C1275≈ 0
4ENGeneral English Course + IELTS 20+6LCombined general English course 20 lessons with IELTS preparation course 6 lessons per week in Dublin, Ireland {1975}1-23 2618Adults 18+English + IELTSB1B2C1275≈ 0
5ENGeneral English Course + FCE 20+6LCombined general English course 20 lessons with B2 FCE preparation classes of 6 lessons per week in Dublin, Ireland {1976}4, 8, 10, 122618Adults 18+English + FCEB2C1315≈ 0
6ENGeneral English Course + CAE 20+6LCombined general English course 20 lessons with C1 Advanced CAE preparation course 6 lessons per week in Dublin, Ireland {1977}4, 8, 10, 122618Adults 18+English + CAEC1315≈ 0
7ENGeneral English Course + TOEFL 20+5LCombined general English course 20 lessons with one-to-one TOEFL IBT preparation classes of 5 lessons per week in Dublin, Ireland {1980}1-50 2518Adults 18+English + TOEFLA1A2B1B2C1525≈ 0
8ENGeneral English Course + TOEIC 20+5LCombined general English course 20 lessons with one-to-one TOEIC preparation classes of 5 lessons per week in Dublin, Ireland {1979}1-50 2518Adults 18+English + TOEICA1A2B1B2C1525≈ 0
9ENGeneral English Course + LanguageCert 20+5LCombined general English course 20 lessons with private LanguageCert classes of 5 lessons per week in Dublin, IrelandCombined general English {1978}1-50 2518Adults 18+English + LanguageCertA1A2B1B2C1525≈ 0
10ENGeneral English Course + One to One 20+2LCombined general English course 20 lessons per week in a group plus 2 private One-to-One English classes per week in Dublin, Ireland {1983}1-50 2218Adults 18+Language + One to OneA1A2B1B2C1390≈ 0
11ENGeneral English Course + One to One 20+5LCombined general English course 20 lessons per week in a group plus 5 private One-to-One English classes per week in Dublin, Ireland {1982}1-50 2518Adults 18+Language + One to OneA1A2B1B2C1525≈ 0
12ENGeneral English Course + One to One 20+10LCombined general English course 20 lessons per week in a group plus 10 private One-to-One English classes per week in Dublin, Ireland {1981}1-50 3018Adults 18+Language + One to OneA1A2B1B2C1805≈ 0
13ENErasmus+ English Language and Irish Culture 20LErasmus Plus course available all year round and focused on English language development and Irish culture in Dublin, Ireland {1987}1-2 2018Adults 18+Erasmus+Teacher TrainingA1A2B1B2C1250≈ 0
14ENErasmus+ English Language and Irish Culture 26LErasmus Plus course available all year round and focused on English language development and Irish culture in Dublin, Ireland {1986}1-2 2618Adults 18+Erasmus+Teacher TrainingB2C1305≈ 0
15ENErasmus+ English for the Workplace 25LErasmus+ language development plus English for the workplace in Dublin, Ireland {1985}1-2 2518Adults 18+Erasmus+Teacher TrainingA1A2B1B2C1525≈ 0
16ENErasmus+ English for Teachers and academic StaffErasmus plus for English teachers and academic staff in Dublin, Ireland {1984}1-2 2518Adults 18+Erasmus+Teacher TrainingA1A2B1B2C1525≈ 0
17ENStudy and Work with Student Visa 20L Course Study and Work Visa of 20 lessons per week for 25 weeks for non-European students with a visa which allows you to work in Dublin, Ireland {1988}25-25 2018Adults 18+General EnglishVisa IrelandA1A2B1B2C1156.80≈ 0
18ENStudy & Work with Student Visa 20L RENEWALAcademic year English renewal course 20 lessons per week for 25 weeks for non-European students with a student visa which allows you to work in Dublin {1989}25-25 2018Adults 18+General EnglishVisa Renewal IrelandA1A2B1B2C1130.80≈ 0

Offers

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Horner RESI Heyday 15€ wk

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Special Offer weekly discount on Heyday student residence in Dublin with Horner school in Dublin, Ireland

Booking: 14/Jan/2024 → 02/Jun/2024