We offer a wide variety of courses to suit any English level. Our classes are arranged according to each student’s level of English.
- The location
Our main school is located in a safe, friendly residential area, only 10 minutes’ walk from the local award winning Southbourne beach. Students feel safe in our typical English suburb. Dorset is also home to the beautiful Jurassic Coast World Heritage site.
- Friendly staff
Southbourne School of English is a third generation family run school with friendly and professional teachers and staff – some who have worked with us for over 40 years!
We are accredited by the British Council. We are also a member of Quality English and English UK.
- Nationality Mix
Our school has a fantastic nationality mix, we welcome students from over 50 countries each year.
- Host families
All of our host families are within walking distance of the school. They are also checked to ensure the safety, comfort and happiness of every student.
We have lots of facilities available at the school, including interactive smartboards in every classroom, 10 computers in our large cafeteria, outdoor seating areas and Wi-Fi throughout the school and garden.
Our social programme includes a variety of activities that cater to everyone. We provide options to students, so that they can choose what activity they would like to do.
- Student care
We take pride in caring for our students, that’s why we have a dedicated Student Welfare Officer and an emergency phone line is available 24/7 for your safety and security.
- School reputation
We have fantastic feedback and many returning students, some who have met lifelong friends at Southbourne School of English. See our Facebook and Instagram pages.
Guide to Levels