English school in Bournemouth

Candy-colored beach huts, fairground rides on the pier and hot salty chips – Bournemouth is the quintessential English seaside town

Our Bournemouth school

Seven miles of golden sands, imposing cliffs and sunny weather have made Bournemouth a favorite British resort since Victorian times. With its colorful collection of 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! Bournemouth is also a thriving university town with a lively nightlife of restaurants, nightclubs and comedy venues.

  • Excellent track record in preparing students for university
  • Relaxing private garden and large common room onsite – socialize whatever the weather!
  • Study in our largest school in the UK, in a spacious 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

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

School location
Kaplan International English Bournemouth 130 - 136 Poole Road Bournemouth, BH4 9EF, United Kingdom
English school in Bournemouth
”They give us quite dynamic classes with varied and interesting activities and they always encourage everyone to take part. If I have the opportunity, I'd like to come back.”
Yanling Li
Studied in English school in Bournemouth
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School facilities

Interactive white boards
Computer lab
Study Center
Student Lounge
Outdoor Area
Game 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. Discover more
  • Languages spoken by staff:
    Greek, Italian, Japanese, Polish, Portuguese, Spanish
  • Teacher Qualifications:
    All teachers have a CELTA and DELTA certification
  • Exam Preparation Academy:
    Our Bournemouth school 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

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 2017.

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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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