English school in Bournemouth

Kaplan International

English school in Bournemouth

Kaplan International

Kaplan International

Sun, sea, and sand is just a small part of what the English coast has to offer, but why choose to learn English in Bournemouth? As the biggest Kaplan school in the UK, Kaplan Bournemouth has years of experience and expertise behind them. Dynamic lessons encourage active participation, and with 53 nationalities represented, you’ll be sure to make new international friends. With a large common room, games area, and private garden, there’s ample opportunity to socialise no matter the weather! Enjoy 17 bright, modern classrooms, and if you’re looking for quiet time, revise what you’ve learnt in the self-study centre. A short walk away from shops and cafés, you’ll really relish being part of Bournemouth’s seaside vibe!

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English school in Bournemouth
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Key points

  • A true English experience in a popular beach town
  • The largest Kaplan school in the UK and Ireland
  • Varied nationality mix
  • Modern, well-equipped school with an active social programme
  • Excellent location, a 30 minute-walk away from the beach

School facts

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Disabled access
Free Wifi

Student facts

Minimum age:
years old
Average age:
years old
Maximum students in class:


British Council
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English UK partner agency
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Student nationalities

      Saudi Arabia
      South Korea


ESL schools guarantee the same excellent standards for accommodation as they do for teaching. We take great pleasure in helping you find the most suitable accommodation for you.


Host Family


Get to know what the real English lifestyle is like through a homestay experience! You’ll benefit from being able to practise everything you learn at the school in your new home away from home, and you’ll get a true taste of local culture and UK daily life while taking an English course in Bournemouth. Your host will usually be between 30 and 55 minutes on average from the school by bus (maximum travel time 60 minutes during high season), with a single or twin room and half board provided, along with towels and bed linen.

Lansdowne Point residence

ESL England Bournemouth Kaplan International Landsdowne point residence

This central residence is both a 20-minute bus ride away from our partner school Kaplan Bournemouth, and a 40-minute walk away from the beautiful Bournemouth beach! All rooms are single en-suites in clusters of 5, with a shared fully-equipped kitchen and lounge area to meet, relax, and socialise with fellow students, or enjoy the latest series together! Each room has a double bed, desk, and wardrobe. Coin-operated laundry services are also available on site. Free Wi-Fi, bed linen (but not towels) are included, as well as the cleaning service twice a month.

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  • Minimum age 18+ for stays before and after the period of 06/07 - 24/08/2024
  • Studio options (ages 18 and over) also available during period 06/07-24/08/2024

Host Residence (ages 18 and over, available until 23.08.2025)

ESL Languages Host Residence Kaplan Bournemouth

Students who want to enjoy the pleasant seaside atmosphere of Bournemouth will enjoy their time in this residence — just a short walk to the seafront and a 20-minute bus ride to the school. Students will be placed in a single room equipped with a small double bed, wardrobe, desk, chair, mirror, storage space, and an ensuite bathroom. While the single rooms offer a sense of privacy and comfort, students will be able to share a kitchen and lounge area for them to socialise. You are responsible for cleaning your own spaces and will be provided with a kitchen pack to cater for yourself. Students will be provided with linen but should bring their own towels — both can be cleaned for a fee using the onsite facilities. Between classes, students can enjoy the excellent onsite facilities, including a communal lounge, games room, study rooms, a fitness suite, and a sunny rooftop garden where they can feel the cool sea breeze.

Oxford Point student residence (ages 18 and over, available 31.08.2024 – 30.08.2025)

ESL Languages Oxford Point Kaplan Bournemouth

Experience modern living at this residence in Bournemouth! Each room features an en-suite bathroom, a comfortable bed with ample storage, a study desk and chair, a spacious wardrobe, and an ensuite bathroom. Our shared kitchens provide a communal space, and on-site social areas foster connections with fellow residents. Enjoy the convenience of laundry services (available for a fee) and communal study rooms for collaborative learning. Take in stunning views from the roof terrace or break a sweat in the gym. Located just a short walk from the vibrant city center and a 20 minute bus ride from the school, the residence offers the perfect balance of convenience and comfort. Please note that students are responsible for maintaining the cleanliness of their own rooms and catering for themselves.

Why choose our accommodation

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Convenient Transport

Our accommodation is hand-picked to make sure your journey to the classroom is as safe, reliable, and smooth as possible.

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All of our accommodation options are rigorously screened to ensure you know exactly what you’re getting when you make the choice to book your program.