About Us

Frances King School of English

The school was founded in 1973 in London. Our commitment to excellence has made us a leading English Language school, welcoming about 4000 students a year.

Our London school is in Kensington, a beautiful part of central London. We offer high quality English language courses for adults of all ages, whether studying General English or IELTS/FCE/CAE Exam Preparation, with activities and accommodation to make students time with us enjoyable and rewarding. We also offer English language courses for families and kids, and have a summer camp for teenagers in Kensington as well.

Our Dublin school is located in Merrion Square, in the heart of Dublin city centre. This beautiful school, in a large Georgian building, is equipped with modern teaching facilities and excellent student common areas. Our staff are always available to help you during you time with us. We offer general English, exam preparation, English for professionals, Family Programmes and a popular Homestay Teenager Programme.

Frances King is part of the Business Education Group, which also includes QuestProfessional, a central London college offering business training programmes for school leavers and graduates.


Frances King is a member of Quality English and IALC. The school in London is also accredited by The British Council and is a member of EnglishUK. The school in Dublin is also accredited by ACELS.

Evolution of the Frances King Logo

Below is a short video showing the evolution of the Frances King logo over the past 40 years.