English School in

Torquay

Kaplan English School in Torquay

Study English in Torquay

This pretty coastal town combines the charm of the English seaside with a hint of the Mediterranean. Torquay's sunny microclimate allows rows of palm trees to flourish, and grand Italianate villas mingle with colorful shops, cafes and bars. Stroll along the romantic Princess Pier, explore the home of legendary writer Agatha Christie, or head out across the sparkling waves by kayak, dinghy or jet ski!

School swimming pool
Swimming pool
UNESCO Geopark
Nature
Sea views
Sea view
Coastal town
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  • Our Torquay English School is just five minutes’ walk from the town center
  • Beautiful school grounds with a private swimming pool, an on-site café and a gazebo with lovely views out to sea
  • Discounted one-to-one lessons to help you make rapid progress
  • Special courses for Juniors in Torquay are available as well as closed groups of students aged 12 –17
  • Provides a dedicated English course for students aged 40+
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School Information

About our Torquay English school

School facilities

Classrooms
classroom
Interactive white boards
white board
Student lounge
lounge
Study center
study room
WiFi
wifi

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

  • Teacher Qualifications

All teachers have a level of education normally represented by a degree and they also have a CELTA or equivalent qualification. Some also hold the higher level DELTA qualification, PGCE, or MA in applied linguistics

  • Test center

Our Torquay school is a Cambridge Boxhill OET (Occupational English Test) Center and Trinity exam center

  • School holidays

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  • Torquay school audit

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

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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.

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Student accommodation in Torquay

Homestay

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  • 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
 
Homestay

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

St Michael's (Single room)

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This cozy residence is just a two-minute walk from our school. All single and double bedrooms have private en-suite bathrooms, and some have stunning sea views! There is a modern, well-equipped communal kitchen, a study area, and a lounge and dining room where you can relax and get to know your fellow students.

You’ll also find laundry facilities, bike storage, a TV in the common area with Netflix and a sun terrace. Rooms are cleaned once a week and bed linen is changed every two weeks.

 
St Michael's (Single room)

This cozy residence is just a two-minute walk from our school. All single and double bedrooms have private en-suite bathrooms, and some have stunning sea views! There is a modern, well-equipped communal kitchen, a study area, and a lounge and dining room where you can relax and get to know your fellow students.

You’ll also find laundry facilities, bike storage, a TV in the common area with Netflix and a sun terrace. Rooms are cleaned once a week and bed linen is changed every two weeks.

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Social Activities

What to do in Torquay

Our Torquay 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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