Welcome to Severnvale Academy!

Professionalism, combined with the personal attention & flexibility which only a small school can offer… Severnvale provides expert teaching and English language courses for professionals in a friendly, supportive adult environment at our adult English language school.  

School Entrance


expert teaching…

is something we have all experienced at one time or another in our lives. It depends on experienced teachers understanding your individual needs as a learner; and then having the flexibility and skill to adapt to them, helping you learn as much as possible. We have a team of such teachers – enthusiastic, well-qualified and caring – and have developed courses and teaching methods which inspire, motivate, and most of all, deliver the language progress you want.

…in an adult learning environment…

minimum student age 20; typical age-range 22 – 55; average age 28-35. Throughout the academic year all classes are maximum 6, average 4-5 people; in summer (July/August) morning classes only are max. 8, av. 5-6 people. Severnvale accepts a maximum of 40 adults at any time – typical numbers are between 22 and 35 at most times of year. All lessons are of 45 minutes’ duration. Facilities are extremely comfortable, and include 9 classrooms, computer & listening centres, library, two lounges for relaxing, sun terrace etc.

…in a unique location

Shrewsbury is one of the finest medieval towns in England. A regional capital with a population of 100,000 – centrally located with no regional accent – yet not dominated by tourism and with just one accredited language school – Severnvale Academy. This is a place where total immersion really is possible.

Our English language courses in England are listed below: