English school in Bournemouth

Best for combining stunning beaches with a vibrant and youthful nightlife
97% Students recommended
English school in Bournemouth
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97% Students recommended

Why choose our Bournemouth school?

Our English school in Bournemouth offers the opportunity to learn English in a typical English seaside town. The resort town combines summer shows, great nightlife and excellent shopping which makes it a year-round destination for tourists.

The school is in a building with three floors, located in the affluent residential and shopping area of Westbourne. Only five minutes by bus from Bournemouth town center, the college is located on a main street and has a lovely patio at the back that can be used for working or socializing in the fresh air.

Bournemouth is 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. 

  • We also have a Young Learners school in Bournemouth less than ten minutes’ drive away, where students aged 12-17 can learn English
  • The school is an official IELTS test center for Kaplan students
  • Bournemouth has been voted the best seaside town in England, and the fourth best in Europe
  • Thinking of studying at a university in the UK? Kaplan’s University Placement Service (UPS) uses our extensive academic network to help you gain entry to graduate and undergraduate university courses

**Can accept Young Learner students aged 14-18 in closed groups.

 

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Key facts

Public holidays
21 Dec 2015 – 3 Jan 2016: Christmas closure
01 Jan 2016 - New Year
25 March 2016 - Good Friday
28 March 2016 - Easter Monday
02 May 2016 - Early May Bank Holiday
30 May 2016 - Spring Bank Holiday
29 August 2016 - Summer Bank Holiday
26 Dec 2016 - Boxing Day
27 Dec 2016 - Christmas Bank Holiday
2016 Christmas and New Year closures: 26 Dec - 2 Jan
Minimum age
16 years old
Average age of students
25 years old
Maximum Class Size
15 Students
Nationality mix
53 nationalities attended this school last year
Contact Location
Principal: Begona Gonzalez Direct number: 01202758974, Main number: 01202 752200 Address:Kaplan International English Bournemouth, 130 - 136 Poole Road, Bournemouth, United Kingdom, Bournemouth BH4 9EF
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Available courses at this school

Course Best for Hours per week Entry level Course price
Intensive English course
learning English fast 26hrs Elementary
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from £560
for 2 weeks
General English course
improving your general English skills 20hrs Elementary
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from £510
for 2 weeks
Vacation English course
combining English classes with a holiday 15hrs Elementary
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from £450
for 2 weeks
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General Academic Year
becoming fluent in English while fully experiencing another culture 20hrs Elementary
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from £5,715
for 32 weeks
Intensive Academic Semester - 5 months
dramatically boosting your English level while living abroad 26hrs Elementary
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from £4,610
for 20 weeks
Intensive Academic Semester - 6 months
dramatically boosting your English level while living abroad 26hrs Elementary
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from £5,510
for 24 weeks
Intensive Academic Year
immersing yourself in the English language and local culture 26hrs Elementary
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from £6,665
for 32 weeks
General Academic Semester- 5 months
immersing yourself in the local culture while learning English 20hrs Elementary
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from £3,905
for 20 weeks
General Academic Semester - 6 months
immersing yourself in the local culture while learning English 20hrs Elementary
What is my indicative English level
from £4,705
for 24 weeks
Course Best for Hours per week Entry level Course price
English For Business
learning English for business situations and the professional workplace 26hrs Intermediate
What is my indicative English level
from £560
for 2 weeks
Course Best for Hours per week Entry level Course price
IELTS Exam Preparation - Intensive
entry to university in the UK & Ireland and Australia & New Zealand 26hrs Intermediate
What is my indicative English level
from £560
for 2 weeks
IELTS Exam Preparation - Supplementary
Best for entry to university in the UK & Ireland and Australia & New Zealand 26hrs Intermediate
What is my indicative English level
from £560
for 2 weeks

Facilities

Classrooms
17 classrooms with double height windows for brighter rooms
Interactive white boards
Classrooms are equipped with interactive whiteboards, which can incorporate media forms like video and audio
Computer lab
16 computers with a collecting of learning software for student use
Study Center
8 additional computers to help complement classroom learning
Student Lounge
Student common room with computers, internet access, wireless access, microwaves, and a TV
Outdoor Area
Patio out the back for work or socialising outside

Accommodation

Student residences are specially selected apartments, hostels, and dorms that provide a fantastic living experience. Enjoy a more independent lifestyle and the social aspects of living with new friends.
  • Live with fellow students for more independence
  • Most residences are self-catering
  • Live and socialize with your new friends
  • Single, twin, double, and dorm rooms are available at various locations
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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 in a relaxed and informal situation.
  • Live with a local family specially chosen by us
  • Enjoy breakfasts and dinners with the family
  • Practice English daily in an informal situation
  • Immerse yourself in a new culture
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Accreditation & memberships

This Kaplan International English school is accredited by the British Council, and is a member of English UK. These are highly respected organizations that represent and help maintain the best English language schools in the country.

 

*Student recommendations are based on Kaplan students surveyed in 2015.