Bristol Refugee Rights English classes

Free, informal, volunteer-taught English (ESOL) courses for beginners. Asylum seekers and new refugees who are Bristol Refugee Rights members can join the courses. Membership is free. We specialise in classes for beginners, including basic literacy.


  • Start date: 7th September at 10:00
  • End date: 19th July at 15:00
  • The class will not be running on the following dates:
    • 24th October - 28th October
    • 19th December - 3rd January
    • 13th February - 17th February
    • 3rd April - 14th April
    • 29th May - 2nd June
  • Class days: Wednesday
  • Enrolment information: Wednesday 31st August 10:00 - 12:00 Thursday 1st September 10:00 - 12:00 And then every Wednesday and Thursday 10-12 for regular intake every few weeks. Classes are 1.5 hours long. Enrolment at Wellspring Settlement, 43 Ducie Road, BS5 0AX. Contact Heather to book an appointment - 07914 672237/


  • Contact Person: Heather
  • Cost of Class/Eligibility: Free, must be member of Bristol Refugee Rights to join - asylum seekers and refugees who are within 1 year of being granted Leave to Remain are eligible.
  • 16 - 18 year olds allowed in class: Yes - Must have BRR membership to attend
  • Childcare provision: Yes - Creche for children aged 6 months up to 5 years old available for classes starting at 9:45. Creche located at Wellspring Settlement Beam Street site - BS5 9QY. Ask at enrollment / assessment for a place for your child.
  • Accessbility: Yes
  • Details about class location: Classes are held at Wellspring Settlement, 43 Ducie Road, BS5 0AX
  • Accreditation: No

Type of Class: Conversation Club , Entry 1 , Entry 2 , Pre-entry