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Kaplan English School in Bournemouth

Study English in Bournemouth

Seven miles of golden sands, imposing cliffs and sunny weather have made Bournemouth a favorite British holiday spot since Victorian times. With its award-winning gardens and spectacular views of the Isle of Wight, no wonder Bournemouth has been voted the best seaside town in England – and the fourth best in Europe!

Our largest UK school
Peaceful private garden
Thriving student community
Thriving Student Community
Coastal town
  • Relaxing private garden and large common room onsite – socialize whatever the weather
  • Our Bournemouth English school is our largest school in the UK - it is in a modern building just five minutes’ bus ride from the beach and the town center
  • Our new Kaplan student residence is housed in the tallest building in Bournemouth with great views of the town and the sea
  • Closed groups for Juniors aged 12-17 can also be accepted in our Bournemouth school
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Available courses

Available courses at this school

School Information

About our Bournemouth English school

School facilities

Computer lab
Interactive white boards
white board
Outdoor area
Student lounge
Study center
study room

Other information

  • University Placement Service

Our University Placement Service (UPS) allows you to benefit from our extensive network of partner universities and colleges. Combined with our wealth of experience, we help you gain entry to graduate and undergraduate courses. Learn more.

  • School holidays

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  • Bournemouth school audit report

This school is frequently inspected by regulatory bodies. You can read the British Council's latest audit report online for our English school in Bournemouth.

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Accreditation & memberships

This Kaplan International Languages 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 2018.

British Council
English UK

Student accommodation in Bournemouth


Weekly prices from
  • Share meals with your hosts every day
  • Speak English in a relaxed, natural setting
  • A range of options including twin rooms, en-suite and private bathrooms

Ideal for students who want to discover local culture and customs with a friendly host, in a home environment. 

  • Share meals with your hosts every day
  • Speak English in a relaxed, natural setting
  • A range of options including twin rooms, en-suite and private bathrooms

Lansdowne Point (Single room)

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  • Single ensuite rooms
  • Communal kitchens
  • High-speed internet included
  • Two common areas
  • Roof terrace available
Lansdowne Point (Single room)

These shared apartments within the campus of Bournemouth University International College come with en-suite bathrooms, communal kitchens and high-speed internet. The rooms offer excellent views of the town with many offering a sea view. The local area offers a wide range of shops and restaurants and Bournemouth’s nightlife is close at hand.

Landsdowne Point has two common rooms with games facilities. There’s even a roof terrace to take in the views of your new city from!

  • Single ensuite rooms
  • Communal kitchens
  • High-speed internet included
  • Two common areas
  • Roof terrace available
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Social Activities

What to do in Bournemouth

Our Bournemouth school has a dedicated social program, designed to help you explore the city and build friendships, through organised events and activities

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Why learn English at our Bournemouth school?

Our Kaplan school in the seaside town of Bournemouth offers a unique combination of high-quality education, beautiful natural scenery, a student-friendly environment and a convenient location: all of which make it an excellent place to learn English. 

If you like sand, sea and a mild climate (we can’t promise it will always be sunny!) then this is the school for you. But if you also want to sample the city life, then don’t worry – Bournemouth is well connected to the rest of the UK, and you can get a direct train to London in less than two hours! 

How much does it cost to learn English in Bournemouth

The cost of your trip depends entirely on the course you choose and where you stay. For a more accurate estimate of how much learning in Bournemouth will cost, please use our quote tool. At Kaplan, we do our best to provide a range of courses and accommodation options that suit most budgets, but this is not always possible. 

Alternatively, you can also talk to one of our advisors who can help you create a custom package that suits your budget. 

Will I need a visa to study in Bournemouth?

Depending on your nationality, you may need a visa to study in Bournemouth. Please contact one of our advisors to find out more. 

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