English Courses in Bournemouth

English Courses in Bournemouth

Study at our English school in Bournemouth, one of the most popular and award-winning seaside resort towns in Europe. Summer shows, great nightlife and excellent shopping all make Bournemouth a year-round destination for tourists.

Kaplan's English School in Bournemouth

Our English school in Bournemouth offers students an exciting opportunity to live and study in a beautiful, seaside town that visitors have voted the best in England and 4th best in Europe! Bournemouth enjoys a better climate than most UK destinations, and the beach is always buzzing with activity.

Take English Courses in Bournemouth at our official IELTS Test Center for Kaplan students only, allowing you to take exams at school in familiar surroundings.

Check out our English school in nearby Torquay, or our other locations in the United Kingdom. 

We also offer English courses for young learners in Bournemouth.

Bournemouth is also an Exam Preparation Academy which means that they specialise in supporting students to achieve the highest possible IELTS result. IELTS preparation classes will be available in the morning and afternoon and you will have the option to take regular mock IELTS tests. You will be taught by teachers who have been trained to specialise in IELTS and will receive support throughout your course with tutorials and study plans focusing on maximising your IELTS score. 

Things to See and Do

  • Walk along 7 miles of beachfront or tan under the sun
  • Visit the boardwalk and see the quirky shops and arcades!
  • Have some delicious seafood and fish & chips
  • Visit nearby Dorset for its castles and hisotric buildings
  • Enjoy seaside festivals including May Day Funfair and Thai Food Fest
  • Learn to surf at one of Bournemouth's surf schools
  • Spend a weekend traveling through London
  • Visit the New Forest National Park
  • Fly to other countries in Europe, all within easy access

School Facilities

  • IELTS examination centre
  • Multimedia center full of study and practice aids
  • Interactive whiteboards
  • Wifi access
  • Computer lab, multimedia and structured study centers
  • Common room with TVs, wireless internet and microwaves
  • Large outdoor patio area


Student Residences

Staying at a residence is a great way to meet other international students and explore the city while studying in Bournemouth. Enjoy a sociable atmosphere with the independence of student living spaces.


Join our homestay program and live with a British family during your time in Bournemouth. Share meals with your hosts and practice your English outside of school.

School Location

Kaplan International Bournemouth
130-136 Poole Road
Bournemouth, BH4 9EF
Principal: Daniela Petralia

Public Holidays

Please note this school will be closed on the following dates:
01 Jan 2015 - New Year
03 Apr 2015 - Good Friday
06 Apr 2015 - Easter Monday
04 May 2015 - May Bank Holiday
25 May 2015 - Spring Bank Holiday
31 Aug 2015 - Summer Bank Holiday
25 Dec 2015 - Christmas Day
28 Dec 2015 - Boxing Day
UK Christmas and New Year closures: Closed from 21st December 2015, open again on 4th January 2016.

Under 18s

Students aged 16 and up are able to study at this school. Read our under 18 statement.

Student Testimonial

"After only half my course I've begun to understand about 80% of TV programmes and films. I've learnt to speak natural English naturally, and not only academically."
gleb bespalov
Bournemouth School Testimonial
Student Recommendation Rate
93% would recommend
our Bournemouth school
to their friends.
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