England is our Classroom, Cambridge is our Home

English language courses in and around Cambridge – Welcome to CAE

Cambridge Academy of English (CAE) is proud to offer a caring, friendly and hard-working environment for English language courses.

Cambridge Academy of English is based in the world-famous university city of Cambridge, United Kingdom.  Our friendly and fun Summer English Courses for Young Learners  take place in an independent boarding school within easy reach of Cambridge. 

We first opened our doors to the world 48 years ago and over the years, CAE has offered a wide range of courses for students of all ages, including adults, professionals, business and law students, young learners and groupsWherever you are from, and whatever your age, we invite you to join one of our courses.

Like many Cambridge Academy of English students before you, we believe it is an opportunity that offers more than simply the chance to learn a language.  We believe it will be an opportunity that changes your outlook and your experience. It could change your life. 


CAE Friends and Alumni ‘A memorable experience’ Joung, Korea Let's stay connected.
English for Young Learners ‘Amazing school’ Giuliana, Brazil Residential Summer Courses for young learners aged 8-17.
Customised Learning 'Flexible, personalised and effective' Alice, France Learning solutions designed to suit you.
English for Groups 'Excellent service' Beatrice, Group Leader Tailor-made courses for groups of 10-60. Adults and juniors.

CAE News

Class of 2023: Summer Success


2023 saw the successful return of the our summer courses for young learners. And what a wonderful summer it was!  Evidence to the power of language and shared experience, adventure, discovery, friendship, impressive spaces, places and...

This time next week…


July 2023: This time next week... We will be settling in at CAE Bedford School with the newly arrived Young Learner Class of 2023 : joining us from 20 different countries! What an wonderful prospect! Ready...

CAE Stories. Celebrating language and success – John Barnett


John Barnett, who many will know personally, has been an important part of the CAE Story since he joined the school in 1990.  John grew up locally, and still lives locally.  In the 33 years since...