English for young learners in Torquay

Best for students under 18 years old interested in a safe and friendly seaside town
100% Students recommended
Torquay Young Learners
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English courses for young learners in Torquay

Our English school in Torquay, Devon, is set in one of the UK’s most beautiful locations, in the middle of a scenic stretch of coastline. Young learners aged 12-17 can experience the lovely seaside town of Torquay: an active, friendly, safe place — famous for its spectacular views, beautiful beaches, cliffs and lively marina.

There are plenty of things to keep our students busy, as well as great school facilities to learn in, from a beginner to an advanced level. The school has a large garden and terrace to make the most of the summer sunshine, and our homestay accommodation program means students can stay with a local family and immerse themselves in the language.

  • Sea-view villa center exclusive to Kaplan young learners
  • Large outdoor terrace, garden and well-equipped common and games rooms
  • Students have one full day excursion (except in final week of stay) and at least two half day excursions per week, a full afternoon activity program, and two evening activities per week with the rest of the time spent with their host family
  • Young learners can choose from excursions to Plymouth, Exeter, and Cockington Village




Package includes 
  • Study time: 15 hours of English tuition per week
  • Accommodation: Homestay
  • Meals: Full board (21 per week)
  • ActivitiesOne full day excursion (except in final week of stay) and at least two half day excursions per week, a full afternoon activity program, and two evening activities per week with the rest of the time spent with their host family
  • Extras:
    - Course attendence certificate
    - 24 hour emergency helpline
    - Pre-arrival online welcome program
    - Placement test
    - Specialized K+ for Teens learning materials
    - Student ID or wristband
    - School safe available for the storage of students' passports
  • Airport Transfers:
    - Arrival: Shared transfers are available (at extra cost) from London Heathrow Airport between 07:00 and 18:00 on Sundays upon request.
    - Departure: Shared transfers are available (at extra cost) to London Heathrow Airport on Saturdays for flights between 10:00 and 21:00 upon request.
    - Private taxi transfers are available (at extra cost) upon request.

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Key facts

  • Winter: 3 January - 13 February 2016
  • Spring: 27 March - 16 April 2016
  • Summer: 12 June - 27 August 2016
Age range
12 - 17 years old
Level of English
Beginners to advanced
Contact Location
Kaplan International Centres, 13 Castle Road, Torquay, Torquay TQ1 3BB

Local homestays with twin bedrooms and shared bathrooms

School facilities

School type
Exclusive building and gardens for Kaplan students
Available in the main school
Student Lounge
With plasma TV, pool table, Playstation, magazines and books
Available on campus
Large outdoor terrace and garden overlooking the sea

Activities available or offered

School activities

Explore Kent’s Cavern, an enormous cave on the coast
Outdoor activities
Visits to the local water park for summer fun
City breaks
Weekend trips to Exeter and Plymouth
See penguins, dolphins and sharks at the aquarium
Evening barbecues, discos, and bowling are all available
The town center is just a 5 minute walk away, with high street stores and independent shops
Arts & Theater
Walk the steps of Agatha Christie, the famous crime writer, in a tour of the town
Water sports such as kayaking and water zorbing


Student Residence Residential Accommodation
Residential accommodation is not currently available for this school. Our homestay option, however, provides a top quality home for young learners, living with a local family in a safe and friendly environment.
Living in a homestay will allow you to practise your English in everyday life in your chosen destination, with your homestay family and any other young learners staying with you.
  • Room Type: Twin rooms with shared bathrooms
  • Age Range: 12-17 years
  • Meals Provided: 21 meals per week (full board)

Accreditation & memberships

This Kaplan International English school is accredited by the British Council, and is a member of English UK, a highly respected organization that represents the best English language schools in the country.


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