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 Bournemouth school will be reopening on 1 September, with enhanced safety measures in place throughout the school. Find out more
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
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. Discover more
Languages spoken by staff:
Greek, Italian, Japanese, Polish, Portuguese, Spanish
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
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.
School photo gallery
Check out images of student life at Bournemouth school
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
Join our homestay program and live in a British home during your time in Bournemouth. Meals will be provided by your hosts and practice your English outside of school in a relaxed and informal situation.
Live in a homestay specially chosen by us
Enjoy breakfasts and dinners provided by our hosts
Get friendly advice about our courses, our schools and prices. Find out more, or book now.
Our consultants speak many different languages so if you would prefer to contact us in your own language, please tell us in the message to our staff below.