English Programs for Juniors in Torquay

Best for students under 17 years old interested in a safe and friendly seaside town
Torquay Juniors
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A secret slice of paradise 

Few people know UK’s best kept secret. Torquay, based in the South of England, is a resort getaway for those who want to get some sun while away, the sand is soft and the beaches are lined with tropical palm trees. 

Torquay is the perfect location for kids and teens to relax, whilst immersing themselves in English. Students looking for entertainment can jump on the English Riviera Wheel to check out the sights, test their skills at Jungle Journey Adventure Golf, or visit the aquatic life at the zoo and aquarium. Football supporters can or go support Torquay United at the Plainmoor football stadium.

Our large centre offers panoramic sea views, with bright and spacious classrooms. Students on our summer camp program can enjoy the sunny weather relaxing in the large garden and outdoor terrace, or practising their English playing a game of table tennis. There is a games room with console, pool table and board games, students will have plenty of activities to keep them busy. 

  • Take 20 lessons of English per week (15 hours) under the guidance of friendly teachers
  • After lessons, relax in our well-equipped games rooms and common rooms
  • Beautiful seaside location in the English Riviera

Principle and Summer Center Manager: Anna Robinson


Package includes 
  • Study time: 20 English lessons per week (15 hours) 
  • Accommodation: Homestay
  • Meals: Full board (21 meals per week)
  • ActivitiesOne full day excursion 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+teens learning materials
    - Student ID or wristband
    - Safe 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 also available (at extra cost) upon request.
  • Travel to and from Homestay:
    All students travel from their homestay accommodation to school and back under the supervision of school staff, who monitor all students arrive as expected, and are available to contact on a 24 hour emergency phone. Students under 14 years old are accompanied home by school staff or their hosts, or are taken home in pre-arranged taxis, after scheduled evening activities.

Key facts


2022 dates coming soon

Age range
12 - 17 years old
Level of English
Beginners to Advanced
Contact Location
Kaplan International Languages, 13 Castle Road, Torquay, Torquay TQ1 3BB


School facilities

Outdoor Area

Large garden with outdoor terrace and patio


Available throughout the school

Student Lounge

With plasma TV, pool table, PlayStation, magazines, and books


A mixture of hot and cold lunches provided on campus daily and vending machines for breaktime snacks


Modern comfortable classrooms with interactive whiteboards or projectors

Sports facilities

Table tennis and outdoor area for sports

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 some summer fun
City breaks
Experience more of the UK with weekend trips to Exeter and Plymouth
See penguins, dolphins, and sharks at the aquarium
Enjoy evening BBQs, discos, and bowling nights


Student Residence Residential Accommodation
Residential accommodation is only available for group students at this school
Live in a local English-speaking homestay and practice your English in everyday life while you learn about native customs and traditions. You'll quickly feel like you are a local while you also spend time with other teen students living in the same house. All our homestay accommodation for juniors in Torquay is within 30 minutes of our school either by public transport or on foot.
  • Room Type: Twin rooms with shared bathrooms
  • Age Range: 12-17 years
  • Meals Provided: Full board (21 meals per week)

Accreditation & memberships

This Kaplan International Languages 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.