English School in Torquay

English Courses in Torquay

Our English school in Torquay is located in one of the UK’s most beautiful locations, set in the middle of a glorious stretch of coastline in South Devon. Torquay is known for its stylish marinas, beautiful beaches, and busy seaside atmosphere.

Kaplan's English School in Torquay

Taking one of our English courses in Torquay is a great way to get to know one of Britain’s most popular seaside towns. If you want to be close to the sea and learn English in a relaxed, beautiful location, then Torquay offers a great mix of bustling city life and a friendly seaside resort. 

Our English school in Torquay is only a 5 minute walk from the town center, which has great shops, restaurants, pubs and bars. The weather in Torquay is also some of Britain’s best!

We also offer private individual English Lesson courses in Torquay, as well as English courses for young learners.

Things to See and Do

  • Hang out on the beaches and take a Paddleboard or Kayaking class
  • Lounge by our outdoor swimming pool
  • Go on a weekend trip to Dartmoor National Park
  • Visit Kent’s Cavern, an enormous cave on the coast
  • Enjoy a pint of ale at a traditional pub
  • Go for cocktails at a local harborside club
  • Visit Paignton Zoo Environmental Park
  • See penguins, otters, sea lions and wild sea birds at the Living Coasts

School Facilities

  • Fully equipped Study Hub
  • Classrooms equipped with interactive whiteboards
  • Wifi access
  • Student café
  • Lovely garden area and outdoor swimming pool


Student Residences

For the more independent traveler we are pleased to offer apartment accommodations. Our accommodations are a short walk from the town center and harbor.
  • Room type: Double or Twin
  • Minimum age: 18
  • Meals provided: Self-catered
  • More information:
  • Crofton House


We offer both single and shared rooms and each family will provide 16 meals per week. Families are carefully chosen and regularly reviewed to ensure high standards of comfort and welcome for students.
  • Room type: Single or Shared, with private bathroom available
  • Minimum age: 14
  • Meals provided: 16 per week
  • More information:
    Download our Homestay in the UK factfile

School Location

Kaplan International Torquay
30 Ash Hill Road
Torquay, TQ1 3HZ
Principal: Anna Robinson

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

"The best thing about studying with students from around the world is that we can learn things from each other and their cultures are always different."
Samira DiPasquale
Torquay School Testimonial
Student Recommendation Rate
97% would recommend
our Torquay school
to their friends.
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