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English school in Bournemouth: Kings

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 (B2 First, C1 Advanced), IELTS, Intensive course
School size
L
Accommodations
Host family, Residence
Wifi
WiFi is free

The students

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

Our partner school is located in a residential area, a 10-minute walk from Bournemouth city center and famous beaches. The two traditional buildings, surrounded by gardens, feature sports facilities, a cafeteria and a restaurant with two sunny courtyards. On site, you’ll enjoy state-of-the-art educational facilities: two computer rooms, a library, a multi-purpose / conference room, spacious classrooms and free Wi-Fi.

The annexed building, which is located a 10-minute walk from the main building, occupies an entire floor and includes 15 spacious and bright classrooms, most of them with interactive whiteboards, a computer room, free Wi-Fi and a large student area with a flat-screen TV. Students may have lessons across both school buildings.

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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 459.- EUR
(379.- GBP)
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 GBP
534 GBP
575 GBP
2
673 GBP
983 GBP
1065 GBP
3
967 GBP
1432 GBP
1555 GBP
4
1261 GBP
1881 GBP
2045 GBP
6
1849 GBP
2779 GBP
3025 GBP
8
2437 GBP
3677 GBP
4005 GBP
12
3097 GBP
4957 GBP
5449 GBP
16
4101 GBP
6581 GBP
7237 GBP
24
5437 GBP
9157 GBP
10141 GBP
Extra week (24+)
223 GBP
378 GBP
419 GBP
All prices are in GBP.   GBP 1 ≈ EUR 1.21   (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 522.- EUR
(431.- GBP)
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.
Course info
week(s)
Without accomodation
Host family, single room, half board
Residence, double room, half board (private bathroom)
1
431 GBP
586 GBP
627 GBP
2
777 GBP
1087 GBP
1169 GBP
3
1123 GBP
1588 GBP
1711 GBP
4
1469 GBP
2089 GBP
2253 GBP
6
2161 GBP
3091 GBP
3337 GBP
8
2853 GBP
4093 GBP
4421 GBP
12
3781 GBP
5641 GBP
6133 GBP
16
5013 GBP
7493 GBP
8149 GBP
24
6325 GBP
10045 GBP
11029 GBP
Extra week (24+)
260 GBP
415 GBP
456 GBP
All prices are in GBP.   GBP 1 ≈ EUR 1.21   (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 940.- EUR
(777.- GBP)
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 GBP
1087 GBP
1169 GBP
3
1123 GBP
1588 GBP
1711 GBP
4
1469 GBP
2089 GBP
2253 GBP
6
2161 GBP
3091 GBP
3337 GBP
8
2853 GBP
4093 GBP
4421 GBP
12
4237 GBP
6097 GBP
6589 GBP
Extra week (12+)
346 GBP
501 GBP
542 GBP
All prices are in GBP.   GBP 1 ≈ EUR 1.21   (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 (B2 First) 28 lessons/wk.

Intermediate to Upper intermediate, 4 / 8 / 10 / 12 week(s)
4 week(s) - From 1777.- EUR
(1469.- GBP)
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.
Course info
week(s)
Without accomodation
Host family, single room, half board
Residence, double room, half board (private bathroom)
4
1469 GBP
2089 GBP
2253 GBP
8
2853 GBP
4093 GBP
4421 GBP
10
3165 GBP
4715 GBP
5125 GBP
12
3781 GBP
5641 GBP
6133 GBP
All prices are in GBP.   GBP 1 ≈ EUR 1.21   (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 (C1 Advanced) 28 lessons/week

Upper intermediate to Advanced, 4 / 8 / 10 / 12 week(s)
4 week(s) - From 1777.- EUR
(1469.- GBP)
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.
Course info
week(s)
Without accomodation
Host family, single room, half board
Residence, double room, half board (private bathroom)
4
1469 GBP
2089 GBP
2253 GBP
8
2853 GBP
4093 GBP
4421 GBP
10
3165 GBP
4715 GBP
5125 GBP
12
3781 GBP
5641 GBP
6133 GBP
All prices are in GBP.   GBP 1 ≈ EUR 1.21   (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 (C1 Advanced) 28 lessons/week

Upper intermediate to Advanced, 12 week(s)
12 week(s) - From 4575.- EUR
(3781.- GBP)
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.
Course info
week(s)
Without accomodation
Host family, single room, half board
Residence, double room, half board (private bathroom)
12+1
3781 GBP
5796 GBP
6329 GBP
All prices are in GBP.   GBP 1 ≈ EUR 1.21   (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 1042.- EUR
(861.- GBP)
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 GBP
1171 GBP
1253 GBP
4
1637 GBP
2257 GBP
2421 GBP
6
2413 GBP
3343 GBP
3589 GBP
8
3189 GBP
4429 GBP
4757 GBP
12
4741 GBP
6601 GBP
7093 GBP
All prices are in GBP.   GBP 1 ≈ EUR 1.21   (Not-binding exchange rate)
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

Options/Extras

One-to-one course (per lesson)
Not available 30.06-04.08.2019
55 GBP
B2 First Cambridge exam fee (to be paid on site) 160 GBP
C1 Advanced 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 transfer (on return) (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 transfer (on arrival) (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
/ 5
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/ 5
Accommodation
/ 5
Value for money
/ 5
Teaching
/ 5
Leisure
/ 5

500 students gave their opinion about this school

20 years old - Italy
/ 5
Tutto molto ben organizzato e la città era molto vivibile
4 weeks, August – September 2019
Value for money (5 / 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 (4.7 / 5)
Course materials
Relations with the teachers
Classroom atmosphere
Accommodation (4 / 5) (Residence)
Bedroom
Shower / Bathroom
18 years old - Spain
/ 5
Sin duda esta residencia ha sido increíble. Jack, el jefe de la residencia es estupendo. Nos a dado un trato estupendo e increíble, sin duda recomiendo esta residencia, sobre todo por Jack. Le añadiría a la residencia un ascensor para poder subir las maletas cómodamente y arreglar las duchas. Ya que normalmente no había presión suficiente e era imposible ducharse. Por otra parte algunas ventanas de los baños estaban rotas y no se podían cerrar.
4 weeks, August – September 2019
Value for money (4 / 5)
Destination (3.7 / 5)
Overall impression of the city
Overall impression of the country
Overall impression of the trip
School (4.5 / 5)
School location
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Nationality mix
Teaching (4.7 / 5)
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Accommodation (4.3 / 5) ()
Bedroom
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Leisure (4.3 / 5)
Leisure activities offered by the school
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21 years old - Switzerland
/ 5
Es war sehr toll! Ich würde Bournemouth jedem weiter empfehlen. Der Unterricht war teilweise etwas langweilig und die behandelten Themen sehr einfältig/blöd.Allgemein war der Unterricht und einige Lehrer sehr gut! Die Unterkunft war mir abstand die beste und ich würde diese Residenz jedem weiter empfehlen! Wir wurden sehr herzlich willkommen und haben uns dort extrem wohl und zuhause gefühlt! Das Team (einige mehr als andere) vor Ort war sehr nett und zuvorkommend.
4 weeks, August – September 2019
Value for money (5 / 5)
Destination (5 / 5)
Overall impression of the city
Overall impression of the country
Overall impression of the trip
School (4.5 / 5)
School location
School facilities
Classrooms
Nationality mix
Teaching (4.7 / 5)
Course materials
Relations with the teachers
Classroom atmosphere
Accommodation (4.8 / 5) (Residence)
Bedroom
Shower / Bathroom
Meals
Leisure (5 / 5)
Leisure activities offered by the school
Trips offered by the school
Staff availability
Do you think you've made progress?
« Ja definitiv, ich konnte mein Sprechen sehr stark verbessern, da ich eigentlich immer gezwungen war englisch zu sprechen. Zudem konnte ich nach 2 Wochen eine Klasse aufsteigen. »
School highlights
« Lage, gute Leute, Gemisch der Nationalitäten, guter Unterricht »
Top tips
« Party machen! »
18 years old - Italy
/ 5
Famiglia davvero deliziosa e disponibile,bellissima esperienza.
2 weeks, August – September 2019
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 (3.5 / 5)
School location
School facilities
Classrooms
Nationality mix
Teaching (3.3 / 5)
Course materials
Relations with the teachers
Classroom atmosphere
Accommodation (5 / 5) (Host family)
Bedroom
Shower / Bathroom
Meals
Leisure (3.3 / 5)
Leisure activities offered by the school
Trips offered by the school
Staff availability
School highlights
« Gestita bene, accogliente. »
18 years old - Italy
/ 5
12 weeks, June – September 2019
Value for money (4 / 5)
Destination (4.7 / 5)
Overall impression of the city
Overall impression of the country
Overall impression of the trip
School (4.5 / 5)
School location
School facilities
Classrooms
Nationality mix
Teaching (4.3 / 5)
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Accommodation (5 / 5) (Host family)
Bedroom
Shower / Bathroom
Meals
18 years old - Italy
/ 5
3 weeks, August – September 2019
Value for money (3 / 5)
Destination (4.3 / 5)
Overall impression of the city
Overall impression of the country
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School (4 / 5)
School location
School facilities
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Nationality mix
Teaching (4.3 / 5)
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Accommodation (4 / 5) (Residence)
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Meals
Leisure (4 / 5)
Leisure activities offered by the school
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19 years old - Switzerland
/ 5
17 weeks, April – August 2019
Value for money (4 / 5)
Destination (3.7 / 5)
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School (3.3 / 5)
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Nationality mix
Teaching (4 / 5)
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Accommodation (1 / 5) (Host family)
Bedroom
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Leisure (4 / 5)
Leisure activities offered by the school
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23 years old - Switzerland
/ 5
2 weeks, August 2019
Value for money (3 / 5)
Destination (3 / 5)
Overall impression of the city
Overall impression of the country
Overall impression of the trip
School (3.3 / 5)
School location
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Classrooms
Nationality mix
Teaching (3.3 / 5)
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Accommodation (2.8 / 5) (Host family)
Bedroom
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19 years old - Spain
/ 5
4 weeks, July – August 2019
Value for money (5 / 5)
Destination (5 / 5)
Overall impression of the city
Overall impression of the country
Overall impression of the trip
School (4.5 / 5)
School location
School facilities
Classrooms
Nationality mix
Teaching (4.7 / 5)
Course materials
Relations with the teachers
Classroom atmosphere
Accommodation (3.7 / 5) (Residence)
Bedroom
Shower / Bathroom
21 years old - Spain
/ 5
4 weeks, July – August 2019
Value for money (4 / 5)
Destination (3.7 / 5)
Overall impression of the city
Overall impression of the country
Overall impression of the trip
School (3.8 / 5)
School location
School facilities
Classrooms
Nationality mix
Teaching (4 / 5)
Course materials
Relations with the teachers
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Accommodation (4 / 5) (Host family)
Bedroom
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Meals
Leisure (4 / 5)
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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. Please note that in summer, students aged 14 and 15 will stay at the residence.

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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.
Please note this residence option will not be available from September 2019 onwards

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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) No
Key (building) No
Code (building) Yes
Staff on-site 24h Yes
Deposit No

Meals

Use of kitchen No
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
Yes

Facilities

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

Room types and facilities

Single
24 rooms
min.: 12 m2/ max.: 20 m2
Yes
Twin
7 rooms
min.: 12 m2/ max.: 20 m2
Yes
Air conditioning No
Heating Yes
Smoking No
Duvet and pillow provided Yes
Bed sheets provided Yes
Towels provided No
Toilet paper Yes
Ensuite toilet Yes
Ensuite shower Yes
Wash basin Yes
Shared toilets No
Shared showers No
Cleaning
weekly
Yes
Desk Yes
Wardrobe Yes
Cooking facilities No
Microwave No
TV No
Wi-Fi internet access Yes
Cable internet access No
Floor
Wood laminate
Yes
Balcony No
Safe deposit box
wardens room
Yes
Room key provided Yes

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) No
Key (building) Yes
Code (building) No
Staff on-site 24h Yes
Deposit No

Meals

Use of kitchen No
Meal-plan
Half-board with breakfast and dinner prepared on site.
Yes

Facilities

Reception desk Yes
Smoking area
Outside seating area
Yes
Cafeteria No
Shared kitchen Yes
Oven No
Microwave Yes
Cutlery available Yes
Vending machine No
Laundry Yes
Common area/lounge
Games console
Yes
Wi-Fi internet access Yes
Cable internet access No
TV in common room Yes
DVD-player in common room Yes
Balcony/terrace No
Garden No
BBQ area No
Wheelchair accessible No
Parking (cars) No
Parking (bicycles) Yes
Swimming pool No
Gym No

Room types and facilities

Single
6 rooms
min.: 9 m2/ max.: 20 m2
Yes
Twin
5 rooms
min.: 9 m2/ max.: 20 m2
Yes
Double
2 rooms
min.: 9 m2/ max.: 20 m2
Yes
Air conditioning No
Heating Yes
Smoking No
Duvet and pillow provided Yes
Bed sheets provided
Changed weekly
Yes
Towels provided
Changed weekly
Yes
Toilet paper Yes
Ensuite toilet Yes
Ensuite shower Yes
Wash basin Yes
Shared toilets No
Shared showers No
Cleaning
Twice a week
Yes
Desk
Available on request.
Yes
Wardrobe Yes
Cooking facilities No
Microwave No
TV No
Wi-Fi internet access Yes
Cable internet access Yes
Floor
Carpet
Yes
Balcony No
Safe deposit box No
Room key provided Yes

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) Yes
Key (building) No
Code (building) No
Staff on-site 24h
CCTV on site
No
Deposit No

Meals

Use of kitchen Yes
Meal-plan No

Facilities

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

Room types and facilities

Single
26 rooms
min.: 14 m2/ max.: 19 m2
+ 2 studios, larger rooms with kitchenette (24 m2)
Yes
Air conditioning No
Heating Yes
Smoking No
Duvet and pillow provided Yes
Bed sheets provided
Clean bedding provided weekly
Yes
Towels provided No
Toilet paper
Starter pack provided only
No
Ensuite toilet Yes
Ensuite shower Yes
Wash basin Yes
Shared toilets No
Shared showers No
Cleaning
Weekly
Yes
Desk Yes
Wardrobe Yes
Cooking facilities No
Microwave No
TV No
Wi-Fi internet access
Free of charge
Yes
Cable internet access No
Floor
Vinyl in room (carpet in hallway)
Yes
Balcony No
Safe deposit box No
Room key provided Yes

Bournemouth is said to have 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’s also a university town, which means that there is a vibrant student atmosphere and a great choice of pubs, cafes, restaurants and nightclubs. With plenty of water sports and sporting facilities, Bournemouth is also a great place to enjoy an active outdoor lifestyle after class. 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… Our partner school offers a rich social programme combining sports, drama, music, lectures and social outings, as well as weekend excursions in Bath, Oxford, Salisbury, Stonehenge, Winchester or Brighton – not to mention London, which is only 2 hours away by train!

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Published on 18.10.2019

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