St George International London

Like many successful enterprises, St George International (SGI) comes from conspicuously humble beginnings, starting life way back in 1962, from a small set of rooms in George Street, within the Marylebone district of Central London. 

The English language, by the early sixties, was starting to establish its global importance and so came the first wave of UK English language schools with SGI among them. It does seem incredible that from an idea to meet a growing demand for English tuition fifty years ago, SGI is now an established global force within the English language teaching world, with overseas branches in India, Italy and Russia, as well as numerous partner schools in other parts of the UK and abroad.

There have of course been many twists and turns in the ‘SGI story’ but in terms of lasting impact, British Council accreditation in 1992, following rigorous inspection, perhaps stands out as a pivotal moment in the school’s history. From that moment right up to the present day, SGI has been spurred on to develop and improve its courses and services through the mechanism of inspections by the British Council, and, in more recent times, other august bodies such as the pan-European association  EAQUALS (since 2005), and ISI ( since 2012) who only inspect schools who are viewed as ‘highly trusted’ by the British Government. 

From a simple idea fifty years ago, to fifty years later, a global presence within the English language teaching world, welcome to SGI!

SGI Teachers

SGI Teachers

All our teachers and academic staff are well qualified to teach English to speakers of other languages.

SGI Student

SGI Student

Are you curious to know where our students go or what they do after finishing their English course with us?

Your Free Time

Your Free Time

You will have free time to explore London independently.

Explore The UK

Explore The UK

A visit to London is also a visit to England and an opportunity to explore the UK.