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We currently deliver English lessons in three city locations in Portsmouth and English is the most popular activity within our Refugee Sanctuary Hub.

Our dedicated teachers run two classes, a beginner and an intermediate, which run at the same time.

English lessons are free and all migrants are welcome.

Mondays 1000-1200

Beginners and Intermediate: Refugee Sanctuary Hub, St Luke’s Church,  PO5 4LH.


For asylum seekers resident in the hotel.

Wednesdays 1600 – 1800

Evenings, beginner and intermediate classes at St Luke’s Church, PO5 4LH.


Kadiatou Conteh explains her learning English experience here.

Head of English projects

Jane Turner.