About IH Newcastle

International House Newcastle is one of 160 language schools around the world that make up the International House World Organisation. It is the market leader in English language teacher training and has one of the largest peer networks of language schools in the world.

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We are...

...members of the International House World Organisation

...an EL Gazette Centre of Excellence 2018

...full members of EAQUALS

...accredited by the British Council

...rated as 'excellent' by the Independent Schools Inspectorate

We offer:

  • English courses for General, Business and Academic purposes (minimum age 16 years)
  • Cambridge exams and preparation courses (minimum age 16 years)
  • IELTS and Trinity preparation (minimum age 16 years)
  • University pathway (minimum age 16 years)
  • Internships (minimum age 18 years)
  • Executive packages (minimum age 16 years)
  • Younger Learner packages (13-17 years)
  • One-to-One lessons 
  • Teacher training (CELTA, DELTA) (minimum age 18 years, normally 20 or over)
  • Teaching Methodology (PMC, CLIL (including TKT), TYLT)  (minimum age 18 years)
  • The highest English language teaching and teacher training standards
  • An exciting and stimulating social programme of activities and excursions
  • Student apartments with 54 private en-suite bedrooms in Newcastle1 plus over 200 homestay bedrooms
  • A well-equipped school with 16 classrooms and a large Personal Study Programme (PSP) language learning suite (see below), as well as a students' room/café and free wi-fi throughout the building 

High Teaching Standards

All of our teachers are experienced and either CELTA or DELTA qualified. We also have one of the most advanced teacher development programmes in the UK. We teach using the communicative approach, based on extensive language research, enabling us to meet students' requirements and help them enjoy their learning experience. 

Personal Study Programme

In our Personal Study Programme (PSP) suite, students can concentrate on their:

  • Individual programmes for work
  • Examinations
  • Hobbies and interests
  • Extra listening or speaking practice!

Links for further information:

International House Newcastle: the school

International House Edinburgh

International House World Organisation