English school in Bournemouth: Kings

From 379.- GBP
approx 421.- EUR
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Key points

  • Elegance and tradition in a popular seaside town
  • Superb location in peaceful green gardens 10 minutes from the beach
  • Excellent reputation – the second oldest language school in Bournemouth
  • Outstanding brand new year round residences near the school
  • Excellent value for money from 24 weeks of courses

The school

Levels
Beginner to Advanced
Exams
Cambridge (FCE, CAE), Intensive course, IELTS
School size
L
Accommodations
Host family, Residence
Wifi
WiFi is free

The students

Minimum age
16 years
Average age
23 years
Nationality mix
Saudi Arabia, Switzerland, Italy, etc..
ratings
446 authentic opinions

Situated in a residential area just 10 minutes' walk from Bournemouth’s city centre and famous beaches, the school occupies 2 traditional buildings surrounded by gardens. It offers a multi-purpose sports court and a café and restaurant with 2 sunny patios. Learning facilities include 2 computer centres, a library, lecture hall and spacious classrooms. There is also an annexe building located right in the city centre and around 10 minutes’ walk from the main school building. Occupying an entire floor of a recently refurbished building, the annexe includes 15 bright, spacious classrooms, many with interactive whiteboards, a computer lab, free Wi-Fi and a large common area with a flat-screen TV.

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Included in the price

  • Level and needs assessment
  • Access to e-learning platform
  • Use of study centre
  • Learning Progress Guarantee (12+ weeks)
  • End-of-course report and certificate
  • Activity programme

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Standard course

Beginner to Advanced, 1 - 48 week(s)
1 week(s) - From GBP 379.-
(about EUR 424.-)
Lessons
20 of 45 minutes
Course duration
1 - 48 week(s)
Levels
Beginner to Advanced
Students/class
max. 14
Minimum age
16 years
Schedule
09:00-12:30

Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.
Course info
week(s)
Without accomodation
Host family, single room, half board
Residence, double room, half board (private bathroom)
1
379
534
575
2
673
983
1065
3
967
1432
1555
4
1261
1881
2045
6
1849
2779
3025
8
2437
3677
4005
12
3097
4957
5449
16
4101
6581
7237
24
5437
9157
10141
Extra week (24+)
223
378
419
All prices are in GBP.   GBP 1 ≈ EUR 1.17   (Not-binding exchange rate)
Starting dates Beginner
07.01 / 04.02 / 04.03 / 01.04 / 07.05 / 03.06 / 01.07 / 05.08 / 02.09 / 07.10 / 04.11 / 02.12.2019
Starting dates
Every week, throughout the year
Bank holidays
19.04 / 22.04 / 06.05 / 27.05 / 26.08.2019
Holidays
23.12.2018 - 05.01.2019
22.12.2019 - 04.01.2020

Arrival: Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Sunday following course end

Intensive course

Beginner to Advanced, 1 - 48 week(s)
1 week(s) - From GBP 431.-
(about EUR 483.-)
Lessons
28 of 45 minutes
(20 general + 8 options)
Course duration
1 - 48 week(s)
Levels
Beginner to Advanced
Students/class
max. 14
Minimum age
16 years
Schedule
09:00-12:30 (Mon - Fri) + 13:30+15:00 (Mon-Thu)

Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.
This programme is perfect for students who want to specialize in the field of physical education and sports, as it combines 20 weekly lessons of general English with 8 lessons of Sports Science and fitness training, plus specific training in various sports including tennis, football, basketball, volleyball, netball or athletics. It also includes educational visits and global sport networking.
Course info
week(s)
Without accomodation
Host family, single room, half board
Residence, double room, half board (private bathroom)
1
431
586
627
2
777
1087
1169
3
1123
1588
1711
4
1469
2089
2253
6
2161
3091
3337
8
2853
4093
4421
12
3781
5641
6133
16
5013
7493
8149
24
6325
10045
11029
Extra week (24+)
260
415
456
All prices are in GBP.   GBP 1 ≈ EUR 1.17   (Not-binding exchange rate)
Starting dates Beginner
07.01 / 04.02 / 04.03 / 01.04 / 07.05 / 03.06 / 01.07 / 05.08 / 02.09 / 07.10 / 04.11 / 02.12.2019
Starting dates
Every week, throughout the year
Bank holidays
19.04 / 22.04 / 06.05 / 27.05 / 26.08.2019
Holidays
23.12.2018 - 05.01.2019
22.12.2019 - 04.01.2020

Arrival: Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Sunday following course end

IELTS course

Intermediate to Advanced, 2 - 48 week(s)
2 week(s) - From GBP 777.-
(about EUR 870.-)
Lessons
28 of 45 minutes
(20 general + 8 IELTS)
Course duration
2 - 48 week(s)
Levels
Intermediate to Advanced
Students/class
max. 14
Minimum age
16 years
Schedule
09:00-12:30 (Mon - Fri) + 13:30-15:00 (Mon-Thu)

Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.
Course info
week(s)
Without accomodation
Host family, single room, half board
Residence, double room, half board (private bathroom)
2
777
1087
1169
3
1123
1588
1711
4
1469
2089
2253
6
2161
3091
3337
8
2853
4093
4421
12
4237
6097
6589
Extra week (12+)
346
501
542
All prices are in GBP.   GBP 1 ≈ EUR 1.17   (Not-binding exchange rate)
Starting dates Beginner
07.01 / 04.02 / 04.03 / 01.04 / 07.05 / 03.06 / 01.07 / 05.08 / 02.09 / 07.10 / 04.11 / 02.12.2019
Starting dates
Every week, throughout the year
Bank holidays
19.04 / 22.04 / 06.05 / 27.05 / 26.08.2019
Holidays
23.12.2018 - 05.01.2019
22.12.2019 - 04.01.2020

Arrival: Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Sunday following course end

Cambridge course (FCE) 28 lessons/wk.

Intermediate to Upper intermediate, 4 / 8 / 10 / 12 week(s)
4 week(s) - From GBP 1469.-
(about EUR 1645.-)
Lessons
28 of 45 minutes
Course duration
4 / 8 / 10 / 12 week(s)
Levels
Intermediate to Upper intermediate
Students/class
max. 12
Minimum age
16 years
Schedule
09:00-12:30 (Mon - Fri) + 13:30-15:00 (Mon-Thu)

Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.
This programme is perfect for students who want to specialize in the field of physical education and sports, as it combines 20 weekly lessons of general English with 8 lessons of Sports Science and fitness training, plus specific training in various sports including tennis, football, basketball, volleyball, netball or athletics. It also includes educational visits and global sport networking.
Course info
week(s)
Without accomodation
Host family, single room, half board
Residence, double room, half board (private bathroom)
4
1469
2089
2253
8
2853
4093
4421
10
3165
4715
5125
12
3781
5641
6133
All prices are in GBP.   GBP 1 ≈ EUR 1.17   (Not-binding exchange rate)
Starting dates 4 wk
24.06 / 29.07.2019
Starting dates 8 wk
01.07.2019
Starting dates 10 wk
07.01.2019
Starting dates 12 wk
18.03 / 23.09.2019
Bank holidays
19.04 / 22.04 / 06.05 / 27.05 / 26.08.2019
Holidays
23.12.2018 - 05.01.2019
22.12.2019 - 04.01.2020

Arrival: Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Sunday following course end

Cambridge course (CAE) 28 lessons/week

Upper intermediate to Advanced, 4 / 8 / 10 / 12 week(s)
4 week(s) - From GBP 1469.-
(about EUR 1645.-)
Lessons
28 of 45 minutes
Course duration
4 / 8 / 10 / 12 week(s)
Levels
Upper intermediate to Advanced
Students/class
max. 12
Minimum age
16 years
Schedule
09:00-12:30 (Mon - Fri) + 13:30-15:00 (Mon-Thu)

Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.
This programme is perfect for students who want to specialize in the field of physical education and sports, as it combines 20 weekly lessons of general English with 8 lessons of Sports Science and fitness training, plus specific training in various sports including tennis, football, basketball, volleyball, netball or athletics. It also includes educational visits and global sport networking.
Course info
week(s)
Without accomodation
Host family, single room, half board
Residence, double room, half board (private bathroom)
4
1469
2089
2253
8
2853
4093
4421
10
3165
4715
5125
12
3781
5641
6133
All prices are in GBP.   GBP 1 ≈ EUR 1.17   (Not-binding exchange rate)
Starting dates 4 wk
24.06 / 29.07.2019
Starting dates 8 wk
01.07.2019
Starting dates 10 wk
07.01.2019
Starting dates 12 wk
23.09.2019
Bank holidays
19.04 / 22.04 / 06.05 / 27.05 / 26.08.2019
Holidays
23.12.2018 - 05.01.2019
22.12.2019 - 04.01.2020

Arrival: Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Sunday following course end

Cambridge course (CAE) 28 lessons/week

Upper intermediate to Advanced, 12 week(s)
12 week(s) - From GBP 3781.-
(about EUR 4235.-)
Lessons
28 of 45 minutes
Course duration
12 week(s)
+ 1 Extra week(s) of accommodation (Exams)
Levels
Upper intermediate to Advanced
Students/class
max. 12
Minimum age
16 years
Schedule
09:00-12:30 (Mon - Fri) + 13:30-15:00 (Mon-Thu)

Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.
This programme is perfect for students who want to specialize in the field of physical education and sports, as it combines 20 weekly lessons of general English with 8 lessons of Sports Science and fitness training, plus specific training in various sports including tennis, football, basketball, volleyball, netball or athletics. It also includes educational visits and global sport networking.
Course info
week(s)
Without accomodation
Host family, single room, half board
Residence, double room, half board (private bathroom)
12+1
3781
5796
6329
All prices are in GBP.   GBP 1 ≈ EUR 1.17   (Not-binding exchange rate)
Starting dates 12 wk
18.03.2019
Bank holidays
19.04 / 22.04 / 06.05 / 27.05 / 26.08.2019
Holidays
23.12.2018 - 05.01.2019
22.12.2019 - 04.01.2020

Arrival: Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Sunday following course end

Course English + International Business

Lower intermediate to Advanced, 2 - 12 week(s)
2 week(s) - From GBP 861.-
(about EUR 964.-)
Lessons
28 of 45 minutes
(20 general + 8 International Business)
Course duration
2 - 12 week(s)
Levels
Lower intermediate to Advanced
Students/class
max. 14
Minimum age
16 years
Schedule
09:00-12:30 (Mon - Fri) +13:30-15:00 (Mon-Thu)

Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.
This programme combines 20 weekly lessons of general English with 8 weekly lessons focusing on different International Business topics such as leadership, finance, advertising and competition. You will learn specific vocabulary related to the field and develop your speaking and writing by giving presentations and taking part in mock negotiations. You will develop the skills essential for communicating successfully within the international context of the modern English-speaking world of business.
Course info
week(s)
Without accomodation
Host family, single room, half board
Residence, double room, half board (private bathroom)
2
861
1171
1253
4
1637
2257
2421
6
2413
3343
3589
8
3189
4429
4757
12
4741
6601
7093
All prices are in GBP.   GBP 1 ≈ EUR 1.17   (Not-binding exchange rate)
Starting dates
16.12.2019
Bank holidays
19.04 / 22.04 / 06.05 / 27.05 / 26.08.2019
Holidays
23.12.2018 - 05.01.2019
22.12.2019 - 04.01.2020

Arrival: Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Sunday following course end

Options/Extras

One-to-one course (per lesson)
Not available 30.06-04.08.2019
55 GBP
FCE Cambridge exam fee (to be paid on site) 160 GBP
CAE Cambridge exam fee (to be paid on site) 165 GBP
IELTS exam fee (to be paid online) 170 GBP
End-of-year holidays in host family (per week) (22.12.2019-05.01.2020) 50 GBP
Retention fee (accommodation), per week (Host family) 55 GBP
Supplement Accommodation high season (per wk.) (Host family 16.06-11.08.2019)
(consult our online quote calculator)
Supplement Accommodation high season (per wk.) (Residence: 30.06-04.08.2019)
(consult our online quote calculator)
Airport transfer (on arrival) (Heathrow) 161 GBP
Airport transfer (on arrival) (Heathrow Terminal 5)
Sundays, 09.06 - 25.08.2019. Arrivals 10:00 - 18:00 / Departures 11:00 - 19:00
55 GBP
Airport drop-off ((one-way) Heathrow Terminal 5 + Assisted check-in)
Sundays, 09.06 - 25.08.2019. Departures 11:00 - 19:00
95 GBP
Airport transfer (on arrival) (Gatwick) 185 GBP
Airport transfer (on arrival) (Stansted/Luton) 228 GBP
Airport transfer (on arrival) (Bournemouth) 45 GBP
Train station pick-up (St Pancras / Central London) 228 GBP

Please note: The course material is lent for the duration of the programme, but you may purchase it on site.

Other accommodation options

Host family, single room, half board (private bathroom)
Residence, single room, half board (private bathroom) (Charminster)
Residence, single room, no meals (private bathroom) (St. Peter's)
Residence, single room, half board (private bathroom) (Beach Residence)
Residence, double room, half board (Beach Residence)
Residence, single room, half board (private bathroom) (Lulworth 30.06-04.08.2019)
Host family, double room, half board ((16.06-11.08.2019))

Course info

100% authentic opinions

These students attended a course in this school through ESL – Language studies abroad and their evaluation has been checked. Students' opinions don't necessarily correspond to those of ESL – Language studies abroad, but reflect the individual experience of those participants. This is meant to provide you with further information about this school.

4.1/5
Overall rating

96% of students recommending this school

Destination
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/ 5
Accommodation
/ 5
Value for money
/ 5
Teaching
/ 5
Leisure
/ 5

446 students gave their opinion about this school

20 years old - Italy
/ 5
12 weeks, September – November 2018
Value for money (4 / 5)
Destination (5 / 5)
Overall impression of the city
Overall impression of the country
Overall impression of the trip
School (4 / 5)
School location
School facilities
Classrooms
Nationality mix
Teaching (4.3 / 5)
Course materials
Relations with the teachers
Classroom atmosphere
Accommodation (4.8 / 5) ()
Bedroom
Shower / Bathroom
Meals
Leisure (4 / 5)
Leisure activities offered by the school
Trips offered by the school
Staff availability
20 years old - Switzerland
/ 5
4 weeks, October – November 2018
Value for money (4 / 5)
Destination (4.3 / 5)
Overall impression of the city
Overall impression of the country
Overall impression of the trip
School (5 / 5)
School location
School facilities
Classrooms
Nationality mix
Teaching (4 / 5)
Course materials
Relations with the teachers
Classroom atmosphere
Accommodation (4.3 / 5) (Residence)
Bedroom
Shower / Bathroom
Meals
Leisure (4.3 / 5)
Leisure activities offered by the school
Trips offered by the school
Staff availability
Do you think you've made progress?
« Ja, ich konnte mein Wortschatz aufstocken und rede nun viel flüssiger Englisch. »
17 years old - Switzerland
/ 5
2 weeks, October – November 2018
Value for money (4 / 5)
Destination (5 / 5)
Overall impression of the city
Overall impression of the country
Overall impression of the trip
School (4.8 / 5)
School location
School facilities
Classrooms
Nationality mix
Teaching (5 / 5)
Course materials
Relations with the teachers
Classroom atmosphere
Accommodation (4.8 / 5) (Host family)
Bedroom
Shower / Bathroom
Meals
School highlights
« La vastità di nazionalità degli studentiIl metodo di insegnamento in classe »
18 years old - Switzerland
/ 5
2 weeks, October – November 2018
Value for money (4 / 5)
Destination (5 / 5)
Overall impression of the city
Overall impression of the country
Overall impression of the trip
School (3.3 / 5)
School location
School facilities
Classrooms
Nationality mix
Teaching (4.7 / 5)
Course materials
Relations with the teachers
Classroom atmosphere
Accommodation (4.5 / 5) (Host family)
Bedroom
Shower / Bathroom
Meals
16 years old - Switzerland
/ 5
2 weeks, October 2018
Value for money (3 / 5)
Destination (4.3 / 5)
Overall impression of the city
Overall impression of the country
Overall impression of the trip
School (3.3 / 5)
School location
School facilities
Classrooms
Nationality mix
Teaching (4.3 / 5)
Course materials
Relations with the teachers
Classroom atmosphere
17 years old - Switzerland
/ 5
2 weeks, October 2018
Value for money (4 / 5)
Destination (4.3 / 5)
Overall impression of the city
Overall impression of the country
Overall impression of the trip
School (4 / 5)
School location
School facilities
Classrooms
Nationality mix
Teaching (4.3 / 5)
Course materials
Relations with the teachers
Classroom atmosphere
Accommodation (4.3 / 5) (Residence)
Bedroom
Shower / Bathroom
Meals
School highlights
« Les profs nous font beaucoup parler, ils sont gentils et sont là pour tous nous aider.La classe s’entraide et tout le monde apprend à se connaitre, cela nous améliore notre anglais tres rapidement! »
23 years old - Germany
/ 5
3 weeks, September 2018
Value for money (3 / 5)
Destination (5 / 5)
Overall impression of the city
Overall impression of the country
Overall impression of the trip
School (3.5 / 5)
School location
School facilities
Classrooms
Nationality mix
Teaching (4.3 / 5)
Course materials
Relations with the teachers
Classroom atmosphere
Accommodation (5 / 5) (Host family)
Bedroom
Shower / Bathroom
Meals
Leisure (1.7 / 5)
Leisure activities offered by the school
Trips offered by the school
Staff availability
18 years old - France
/ 5
4 weeks, August – September 2018
Value for money (4 / 5)
Destination (4 / 5)
Overall impression of the city
Overall impression of the country
Overall impression of the trip
School (4 / 5)
School location
School facilities
Classrooms
Nationality mix
Teaching (4.7 / 5)
Course materials
Relations with the teachers
Classroom atmosphere
Accommodation (5 / 5) (Host family)
Bedroom
Shower / Bathroom
Meals
Leisure (5 / 5)
Leisure activities offered by the school
Trips offered by the school
Staff availability
19 years old - Germany
/ 5
Die Lage und die Räumlichkeiten der Sprachschule und deren Ausstattung waren sehr gut, auch nachdem feststand, dass mein Unterricht im Town Centre stattfinden würde.Die Organisation des Unterrichts an sich und der Unterkunft bei den Gastfamilien durch die Sprachschule hat sehr gut funktioniert. Ich muss sagen, dass ich mit meiner Gastfamilie sehr zufrieden bin und ich mich bei ihnen während diesen drei Wochen in England sehr wohlgefühlt habe.Sowohl die Räumlichkeiten als auch der Kontakt zur Familie war sehr angenehm - in den vielen Gesprächen während meines Aufenthalts konnte ich mein Englisch verbessern und auch viel über die englische Kultur und den Alltag lernen.Ich würde sie auf jeden Fall weiterempfehlen!
3 weeks, September 2018
Value for money (2 / 5)
Destination (4.7 / 5)
Overall impression of the city
Overall impression of the country
Overall impression of the trip
School (4.3 / 5)
School location
School facilities
Classrooms
Nationality mix
Teaching (2.7 / 5)
Course materials
Relations with the teachers
Classroom atmosphere
Accommodation (4.8 / 5) (Host family)
Bedroom
Shower / Bathroom
Meals
Leisure (2.7 / 5)
Leisure activities offered by the school
Trips offered by the school
Staff availability
24 years old - Germany
/ 5
3 weeks, September 2018
Value for money (3 / 5)
Destination (3.7 / 5)
Overall impression of the city
Overall impression of the country
Overall impression of the trip
School (3.3 / 5)
School location
School facilities
Classrooms
Nationality mix
Teaching (4 / 5)
Course materials
Relations with the teachers
Classroom atmosphere
Accommodation (4.8 / 5) (Host family)
Bedroom
Shower / Bathroom
Meals
Leisure (2.7 / 5)
Leisure activities offered by the school
Trips offered by the school
Staff availability

Testimonials

Lucia Luca
Lucia Luca
KINGS, Bournemouth
Duration: 11 weeks

I spent my stay in the south of England, in a city called Bournemouth. Bournemouth is located directly by the sea and is surrounded by many green parks which invite you to go for nice walks. The climate is not typical of England's weather but is a lot milder and with less rain (in comparison with the rest of the island). I can only furter recommend Bournemouth, as it is was a really great place to stay for me. Thanks ESL.

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Alexandre and Chantal Grin
Alexandre and Chantal Grin
KINGS, Bournemouth
Duration: 2 weeks

We were not at Bournemouth’s Kings Colleges for music classes but for English classes! It was a very serious school: a studious but nice atmosphere, students from all over the world, it was really rich. As for the Bourne family who welcomed us, they were 100% British: a little plus to improve our conversation skills… And then there was Bournemouth, a garden city by the sea… Anyway, it was a wonderful stay for young students like us!

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Katia Delseth
Katia Delseth

I chose a Kings course because my agency ESL recommended it and I'm happy with this choice. The Lecturers have taught me in an interesting way and it's easy to understand them. It's so good because the staff and teachers are friendly and there are lots of activities in the Summer. I like the mentality of the people they are very friendly and open. My plan for the future is I'm going to work in an office for Garage Opel. It's a beautiful experience — you can meet a lot of people from around the world. I would advise everyone to do it!

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Host family
Many students prefer to live with a host family during their stay because it allows you to practise the language after class and discover English family life! Staying in a single room, you will be provided with half-board and your laundry will be washed weekly. Twin rooms are also possible during summer (or year-round if you are travelling with a friend). Host families are carefully selected by our partner school and generally live around 10-40 minutes by bus away or even within walking distance. Free internet access is guaranteed outside high season. With the "superior host family" option, you will have the use of a single room equipped with a TV, a large bed and a private bathroom.

Kings Charminster residence (from 16 to 18 years)
This residence is located 15-20 minutes' walk from the school in the Charminster area, the vibrant heart of student life in Bournemouth. You will stay in a comfortable single or twin room with an ensuite shower room and be able to socialise with the other international residents in the student lounge, equipped with a DVD-player, TV and Wii. Breakfast and dinner are freshly prepared by the chef in the onsite restaurant. Bed linen is provided, and the bedrooms and bathrooms are cleaned weekly. There is free Wi-Fi throughout the residence, plus a laundry room and 24-hour security.

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St. Peters residence (from 18 years)
In the heart of Bournemouth, this residence is located in the same building as the school’s second venue in St. Peters Quarter. You can reach the main school or the beautiful beaches within a 10-minute walk, while multiple shops, cafés, restaurants and attractions are right on your doorstep. The accommodation offers single bedrooms with private bathrooms. Two living rooms and two kitchens are part of the shared facilities. Bedlinen and towels are provided and the residence is cleaned once a week. A paying laundry and free Wi-Fi are also available.

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Beach Premium residence (from 18 years)
This residence is ideally located in the West Cliff area, only 3 minutes from the seafront and 15 -20 minutes' walk from the school. The residence has been recently entirely refurbished and is used exclusively by Kings students. Residents stay in 12 single or twin ensuite bedrooms with TV in each room and receive half board. They can enjoy the comfortable facilities of the residence, including free Wi-Fi internet throughout, a TV lounge with games console and DVD player, a snack area to prepare tea, coffee and toasts, a self-service laundry room and access to the nearby swimming pool (at a charge). The rooms are cleaned weekly and bedlinen and towels are changed in the process. Communal areas are cleaned daily. Residential staff is available at any time in the residence.

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Lulworth residence, 30.06-04.08.2019 (from 16 to 18 years)
This brand new residence offers safe accommodation in single rooms with ensuite bathroom in large, bright apartments. Each flat can accommodate 6 to 8 students and includes a fitted kitchen with a lounge area. To relax after classes, socialise with the other international guests in the communal room with a TV or set off to explore the Bournemouth town centre: you are just 5 minutes from the town’s cafés, shops and restaurants, 15 minutes’ walk from the school and 10 minutes’ walk from the beach. Bed linen and towels are provided and changed weekly and a laundry room is available. You will have breakfast and dinner in the on-site restaurant.

Kings Charminster Student Residence

General information

Charminster is a brand new purposebuilt premium student residence just 15 – 20 minutes walk from Kings Bournemouth, just 5 minutes’ walk from Charminster (the vibrant and trendy heart of student life in Bournemouth) and a 25-minute walk to the town centre.

School distance

Door-to-door travel time:
20 minutes
Means of transportation:
on foot
Walking distance to public transport:
15 minutes

Walking Distance

Supermarket:
5 minutes
Coffee shops:
5 minutes
Restaurants:
5 minutes
Shops:
5 minutes
Pharmacy:
10 minutes
Beach:
25 minutes

Availability

All year round
Minimum age : 16+ 16-18 years

Arrival and departure

Check-in / Check-out
Sunday from 12:00 pm
Sunday until 10:00 am
Entry card (building)
Key (building)
Code (building) 1
Staff on-site 24h 1
Deposit

Meals

Use of kitchen
Meal-plan
Half board (breakfast and dinner) Breakfast 07.30 - 08.30 weekdays and 09.30 - 10.30 weekends. Dinner 18.30 - 20.00 every evening
1

Facilities

Reception desk 1
Smoking area
Cafeteria 1
Shared kitchen
No access to kitchen but tea and coffee making facilities, utensils and fridges for storing light snacks available
Oven
Microwave
Cutlery available
Vending machine
Laundry
2 washing machines and 2 dryers. Wash or dry: GBP 1-3
1
Common area/lounge
TV, DVD player, Wii, books, games and DVDs
1
Wi-Fi internet access 1
Cable internet access
TV in common room 1
DVD-player in common room 1
Balcony/terrace
Garden
BBQ area
Wheelchair accessible 1
Parking (cars)
Parking (bicycles) 1
Swimming pool
Gym

Room types and facilities

Single
24 rooms
min.: 12 m2/ max.: 20 m2
1
Twin
7 rooms
min.: 12 m2/ max.: 20 m2
1
Air conditioning
Heating 1
Smoking
Duvet and pillow provided 1
Bed sheets provided 1
Towels provided
Toilet paper 1
Ensuite toilet 1
Ensuite shower 1
Wash basin 1
Shared toilets
Shared showers
Cleaning
weekly
1
Desk 1
Wardrobe 1
Cooking facilities
Microwave
TV
Wi-Fi internet access 1
Cable internet access
Floor
Wood laminate
1
Balcony
Safe deposit box
wardens room
1
Room key provided 1

Kings Beach Premium Student Residence

General information

The Kings Beach residence is situated in the heart of Bournemouth and offers high quality, recently refurbished rooms. It enjoys a fantastic location just a 10 minute walk from St Peter's Quarter, 20 minutes from Braidley Road and 3 minutes from the beach. Those who stay there have access to the swimming pool nearby (supplement applies). There is a comfortable student lounge with flat-screen TV, DVDs and games consoles, and self-service hot drinks and snacks. There is also a dining room where meals are served.

School distance

Door-to-door travel time:
20 minutes
Means of transportation:
on foot
Walking distance to public transport:
5 minutes

Walking Distance

Supermarket:
5 minutes
Coffee shops:
5 minutes
Restaurants:
5 minutes
Shops:
5 minutes
Pharmacy:
5 minutes
Beach:
5 minutes

Availability

All year round
Minimum age : 18+

Arrival and departure

Check-in / Check-out
Sunday from 12:00 pm
Sunday until 10:00 am
Flexible check in/check out
Entry card (building)
Key (building) 1
Code (building)
Staff on-site 24h 1
Deposit

Meals

Use of kitchen
Meal-plan
Half-board with breakfast and dinner prepared on site.
1

Facilities

Reception desk 1
Smoking area
Outside seating area
1
Cafeteria
Shared kitchen 1
Oven
Microwave 1
Cutlery available 1
Vending machine
Laundry 1
Common area/lounge
Games console
1
Wi-Fi internet access 1
Cable internet access
TV in common room 1
DVD-player in common room 1
Balcony/terrace
Garden
BBQ area
Wheelchair accessible
Parking (cars)
Parking (bicycles) 1
Swimming pool
Gym

Room types and facilities

Single
6 rooms
min.: 9 m2/ max.: 20 m2
1
Twin
5 rooms
min.: 9 m2/ max.: 20 m2
1
Double
2 rooms
min.: 9 m2/ max.: 20 m2
1
Air conditioning
Heating 1
Smoking
Duvet and pillow provided 1
Bed sheets provided
Changed weekly
1
Towels provided
Changed weekly
1
Toilet paper 1
Ensuite toilet 1
Ensuite shower 1
Wash basin 1
Shared toilets
Shared showers
Cleaning
Twice a week
1
Desk
Available on request.
1
Wardrobe 1
Cooking facilities
Microwave
TV
Wi-Fi internet access 1
Cable internet access 1
Floor
Carpet
1
Balcony
Safe deposit box
Room key provided 1

St. Peter's Residence

General information

Brand new in 2016, this residence is based right in the heart of Bournemouth Town Centre in the same building as the Kings Bournemouth St. Peters Campus teaching rooms. The residence is just a 10-minute walk from the Braidley Road Campus and from Bournemouth beach. All the attractions of the town centre and local healthcare facilities are on your doorstep.

School distance

Door-to-door travel time:
10 minutes
Means of transportation:
Walking (1 minute to St Peters Quarter Campus, 10 minutes to Braidley Road, main campus)
Walking distance to public transport:
1 minute

Walking Distance

Supermarket:
2 minutes
Coffee shops:
2 minutes
Restaurants:
2 minutes
Shops:
2 minutes
Pharmacy:
2 minutes
Gym:
5 minutes
Beach:
10 minutes
Night clubs:
5 minutes
Cinema:
5 minutes

Availability

All year round
Minimum age : 18+

Arrival and departure

Check-in / Check-out
Sunday from 2:00 pm
Sunday until 10:00 am
Entry card (building) 1
Key (building)
Code (building)
Staff on-site 24h
CCTV on site
Deposit

Meals

Use of kitchen 1
Meal-plan

Facilities

Reception desk
Smoking area
Cafeteria
Shared kitchen
2 large, fully-equipped shared kitchens
1
Oven 1
Microwave
2 per kitchen
1
Cutlery available 1
Vending machine
Laundry
2-3 washing machines and dryers. Costs: GBP 3 per wash / GBP 2 per dry
1
Common area/lounge 1
Wi-Fi internet access
Free of charge
1
Cable internet access
TV in common room 1
DVD-player in common room 1
Balcony/terrace
Garden
BBQ area
Wheelchair accessible
Elevator access directly into the flats, but no disabled bathroom.
Parking (cars)
Parking (bicycles)
Secure bike storage
1
Swimming pool
Gym

Room types and facilities

Single
26 rooms
min.: 14 m2/ max.: 19 m2
+ 2 studios, larger rooms with kitchenette (24 m2)
1
Air conditioning
Heating 1
Smoking
Duvet and pillow provided 1
Bed sheets provided
Clean bedding provided weekly
1
Towels provided
Toilet paper
Starter pack provided only
Ensuite toilet 1
Ensuite shower 1
Wash basin 1
Shared toilets
Shared showers
Cleaning
Weekly
1
Desk 1
Wardrobe 1
Cooking facilities
Microwave
TV
Wi-Fi internet access
Free of charge
1
Cable internet access
Floor
Vinyl in room (carpet in hallway)
1
Balcony
Safe deposit box
Room key provided 1

Bournemouth is said to have perhaps the best beach in the whole of England! Apart from being one of the UK’s most popular, safe and friendly seaside towns, well known for its picturesque parks and gardens, it is also a university town, which means that there is a vibrant student atmosphere too, with a cosmopolitan choice of pubs, cafes, restaurants and nightclubs. With water sports and numerous sporting facilities, this is also a great place to enjoy an active outdoor lifestyle after lessons. Join one of the four local gyms within walking distance of the school, learn to sail, windsurf or kite-surf, go mountain biking in the New Forest, swim, play beach volleyball, tennis or golf…take a trip in the Bournemouth Balloon – a giant helium balloon – for a great birds-eye view of this beautiful patch of coastline! Our partner school offers a rich and varied social programme combining sports, drama, music, lectures, and social outings, as well as excursions on weekends to places like Bath, Oxford, Salisbury, Stonehenge, Winchester or Brighton – not to mention London, which is only 2 hours away by train...above all, don't forget your camera!

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