Cavendish Malta

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124 Melita Street VLT1123 Valletta Malta

Cavendish School of English was founded in 1983. They have been teaching English Courses to students of all ages and nationalities. Over 200,000 students have benefited from Cavendish's courses.

Cavendish School of English is based in Valletta, the capital of Malta. The school's building is an historic house which was built in the 1900's. 

The building used to be the home of a wealthy businessman. This historic location went through complete renovation and is now a modern and beautiful site!

Cavendish School is one of only two schools (out of the 40 that are based in Malta) whose license was granted in Valletta. This is a huge opportunity for students that are looking to escape the touristic crowds and study in a relaxed and beautiful environment.

Cavendish School of English offers high-quality English language courses to its students.

The schools' language courses are student-focused and very interactive. Cavendish's staff & teachers are all committed to ensuring their students experience a great time learning English in Malta. 

Cavendish School is dedicated to quality

Cavendish School is client-focused. They strive to make sure their student are always happy and satisfied.

The school is a family-run business with 6 family members actively involved with the day-to-day running of the school.

The are focused on quality over quantity. This is why they are committed to learning their students' names regardless of the group size.

There is one Welfare Officer appointed and his/her role is to look after each and every student at Cavendish.

Their main mission is to meet their students' expectations by providing them with top-quality classes and a memorable experience!

Why Choose Cavendish School?

  • Experience
    The school was established in 1983. They have over 36an years of experience in teaching English as a foreign language.
  • Leisure Activities
    The school offers exciting activities all year long. In comparison to other schools, Cavendish offers between 7 to 9 quality excursions within a 2-week stay. Activities are at an extra cost, however they consist of an all-inclusive experience that includes transport to and from the excursion. 
  • Unique Junior Summer Programs
  • Exclusive Pick-up and Drop-off Service
    Cavendish School is one of the only schools to have a special pick-up and drop-off service where they collect their students from their hosts up to four times a day with their own transportation.

 Cavendish Staff

Cavendish's teachers are fully qualified in teaching English as a foreign Language with many years of experience.

Moreover, within the school, there is a continuous program of staff development and training making sure that Cavendish school's teachers use the most updated teaching methods and materials.

The English courses' offered by the school are student-focused with the highest possible standard. This is evident in the school's long and successful history in teaching English.

Having an individual approach, the teachers make sure to discuss individual goals with their students in order to tailor the English course to meet their needs during their language trip in Valletta.

Cavendish's teaching methods are unconventional. They strive to make sure that their students practice what they have learned throughout the course, outside the classroom. Their main objective is to encourage and ensure that their students become very capable when it comes to expressing their own ideas, opinions and thoughts.

School Facilities


  • Air conditioning
  • Microwaves oven
  • Reception Desk
  • Sea front

Media and technology

  • Interactive whiteboard
  • Free Wifi


  • Self-study area

Food and Drink

  • Vending machine

Language courses

Course starts every Monday and is for all language levels.

English - General courses

English 16 - 99 years old

General English programmes are the most popular courses and are especially suitable for adult participants (aged 16 and older), who want to make maximum progress in a short time. It is ideal for anyone, who doesn’t want to improve their English for a specific professional purpose (ESP), since the focus is on the development of the communication skills in daily situations. 

The general English programmes are divided into the following levels – from Beginners to Advanced learners, based on the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (A1 to C2). 

The lesson materials have been created by the University of Cambridge and guarantee that students have fun while learning. The aim of our course is to develop quickly students’ self-confidence and English language. Each student will learn in a relaxed teaching atmosphere.

All students who successfully complete a course at Cavendish School of English receive a Certificate of Achievement, in accordance with the CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages).

Students of all abilities will quickly become more confident and fluent on the course.

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Business English 25

English 16 - 99 years old

This highly intensive course is for busy managers and executives who need to be able to use English in a range of commercial situations. The course provides a high level of input from business publications, respected excerpts from various fields, and uses case studies for discussion and English language development. A thorough needs analysis will be carried out on arrival as the course will be specially designed to suit the specific business needs of the students.

Business English courses lesson length is 45 minutes.

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Cavendish Super Intensive English

English 18 - 99 years old

30 General English lessons + 4 free conversation sessions.

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Usually the check-in is one or two days before the start of the course, and check out on the day of graduation. You can change the dates in the form.

I do not need accommodation

Roof-top apartment on top of the school

Shared Apartment 16 - 99 years old

The roof terraced apartment is in the building of our school on the top floor. Not only is the journey to school eliminated if you stay here, you can also enjoy absolute relaxation after lessons. 

You can rent one room or the whole apartment. It has two bedrooms (1x double bed, 2x single beds with balcony), an eat-in kitchen (electric stove, microwave/oven, sink, couch, TV) as well as a bathroom with a shower and a washing machine. 

If you only rent one room you might have to share the living, eating and bathroom area with the guest of the other bedroom. 

The two big roof terraces (existing patio furniture) are by far the highlight of the apartment. Here you can relax and look at the lovely view over the roofs of Valletta.

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Homestay accommodation

Homestay 16 - 99 years old

Accommodation with private hosts is the ideal way of really getting to know the Maltese culture and local life. It also ensures students keep on speaking English language outside of lessons. Following main criteria are guaranteed: private accommodation is carefully chosen and is checked regularly by Cavendish School and the EFL Monitoring Board. Hosts in Malta are required to get a licence before they can take students.

The hosts take special care of the needs of adult students:
• You might live together with other students in single or double rooms.
• From Monday to Friday there will be breakfast and dinner included.
• Saturdays and Sundays you will get a lunch box as well.

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Options / Services

You can add these options during the booking process.

Cancellation Policies

We apply the booking and cancellation conditions of the partner school. Below is an excerpt from the cancellation conditions.

If a student needs to cancel his/her course due to force majeure (strike, war, natural disasters, pandemic) the course can be cancelled without incurring a cancellation fee. The student will receive a full refund of the course fees less a 10% administration fee, less the enrolment fee.

All students with reasons for cancellation other than refusal of ‘leave to enter/remain in the UK/Malta’ as described above: If a student cancels before the course or accommodation start date (whichever is sooner), he/she will receive a refund of course fees according to below table.

  • If the cancellation is received more than 6 weeks before the starting date of the course, we will refund the course fees less a 10% administration fee.
  • Cancellations less than 6 weeks before the course commences will incur a cancellation fee of 20% of the course fees.
  • Cancellations less than 5 weeks before the course commences will incur a cancellation fee of 35% of the course fees.
  • Cancellations less than 4 weeks before the course commences will incur a cancellation fee of 50% of the course fees.
  • Cancellations less than 3 weeks before the course commences will incur a cancellation fee of 60% of the course fees.
  • Cancellations less than 2 weeks before the course commences will incur a cancellation fee of 75% of the course fees.
  • Cancellations less than 1 week before the course commences will incur a cancellation fee of 90% of the course fees.
  • Cancellation on arrival day or after the course start date or accommodation start date (whichever is sooner) will incur a cancellation fee of 100% of the course fees.
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