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The Rules around English Language Tests for UK Citizenship are changing from November 2015

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Citizenship Academy are now charging only £120 for the ESOL B1 Test at all their locations including Luton, Bedford, Northampton, High Wycombe, Southampton & Peterborough. This fee includes:

  • Initial Assessment

  • Registration with Pearson (Ofqual) examination body

  • Basic Test Preparation before examination under tutor supervision

  • Free and unlimited use of Test Preparation Materials

  • ESOL B1 Test

  • 1 Free Retest

  • Fast Postage of results within 10 working days.


          I went to Citizenship Academy as my English was poor and I need a lot of help to get my visa and stay. They help me a lot to get my stay with my husband in the UK. I passed my SELT B1  ESOL  visa test and also my Life in The UK test. I am now living in the UK with British nationality. Thanks. Njumbe Constance - Bedford - October 2015

Welcome to the website of Citizenship Academy. We aim to provide you all the training you need to become a productive British Citizen in the UK. Our ESOL B1 test and SELT courses are delivered by a professional group of dedicated tutors with many years experience, We also provide the SELT Exams course. All our courses and examinations are competitively priced.

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Why Choose Us?

Citizenship Academy is at the forefront of English language education since 2004 & is now an expert in the delivery of SELT Exams Training & ESOL B1. We have been delivering government approved and funded adult education courses from our 7 centres based in Luton, Dunstable, Aylesbury, High Wycombe, Bedford, Peterborough & Northampton.Citizenship Academy is a modern & Independent organisation run by committed management and dedicated tutors who are all qualified to deliver the SELT Exams Training, ESOL B1 Test & qualification.  

What Our Clients Say


          I needed help with getting my Indefinate Leave To Remain (ILR) and went to  the Citizenship Academy who welcome me nicely and staff are very helpful. They helped me pass my Trinity College GESE 5 B1 Test and also booked the test for me for next day. I am very happy with the service and the friendly tutors.

. Abdul Amin - Luton, September 2015.



Latest News

From 28th October 2013 applicants applying for settlement will have to both pass the citizenship test and provide evidence of passing an English test at intermediate level.


The UKBA family migration announcement update 13 June 2012 states:'from October 2013, requiring all applicants for settlement to pass the Life in the UK Test and present an English language speaking and listening qualification at B1 level or above of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages unless they are exempt.' Please see link below for more information.

5th  January 2013

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ESOL B1 in Dunstable

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Please click below link to read the home office latest news on Language test.

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30th April 2015

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From 5th November 2015 the ESOL B1 qualification will no longer be accepted by the Home Office or UKVI for citizenship and naturalisation purposes.  From 5th November 2015 only the Trinity College examinations or IELTS will be accepted . Citizenship Academy has established a working partnership with Trinity College Examinations and can can now book your examination and help you achieve  this more difficult SELT qualification in Luton and surrounding areas. Read more here.

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