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Japanese Night

Students and teachers alike were treated to a fun filled evening of Japanese sights, sound and games, and also enjoyed a delicious array of Japanese nibbles. Everyone who came also tried their hand at Japanese Calligraphy.

It was truly a night to remember!

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Summer Fair Fundraiser

After a FANTASTIC summer sports day and fair! Southbourne School of English Bournemouth is pleased to announce that we have raised £610.00 for JULIA’s HOUSE.

Thank you to all staff, students and local businesses for supporting our fundraising. WELL DONE!

More photos on our Facebook page – link available on our homepage or click here.

Group leader BBQ evening


Setting a new tradition this year, our annual group leader welcome evening was held right here in our school garden. Group leaders and staff enjoyed a mouth-watering BBQ cooked and served by the School owners Italo and Paul, who gave a family touch to a wonderful evening.

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Most of our group leaders have become close friends and their glowing feedback about the evening is quite encouraging – “ better than any restaurant! ”.

A tradition destined to stay by the looks of it.

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Just wanted to say how much we enjoyed hosting our last 2 students. We look forward to welcoming the next one in September.

We often see your staff around Southbourne – what a great school!


Summer Fair & Sports Day 2014

This year’s charity summer fair & sports day 2014 is set for Thursday 24th of July. There will be lots of games and delicious cakes for all to enjoy, so come and join us and help raise money for needy children.

More photos on our Facebook page – link available on our homepage or click here.

Dazzling Summer Fireworks

Boscombe & Bournemouth are kick starting this sizzling summer with a duel Firework display from both Piers! Come and join us in the Coastal Activity Park for dazzling firework display of both Piers!

Starts at 10pm – Friday 11th July

Mix and Mingle

As usual, the teachers looked on proudly as the students practised socialising in English.

Half of the school at a time made their way to the meeting room, where they were asked to approach each other and start a conversation. Although there were a lot of shy students at the beginning, after half an hour they were all chatting happily. What a great experience!

More photos on our Facebook page – link available on our homepage or click here.

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Summer is finally here!

Southbourne School of English in Bournemouth is geared up for 12 week long summer programme beginning 9th June. Don’t miss a chance to learn English and have an unforgettable experience with us this summer!

During the summer period, we offer a range of summer vacation courses. Our VGC and VIC courses are for adults. Our BYS course is a homestay course for juniors. Junior residential courses are our BCS and PFS courses. All of our summer courses are inclusive of activities and excursions.

For more information on our courses, activities and excursions please see our details on this website.

Bournemouth Wheels Festival

The excitement is mounting in Bournemouth as final preparations are put in place for this weekend’s first ever WHEELS Festival.

Three days (Saturday morning through to Monday evening) , three arenas, one pier jump, the UK’s first coastal speed demonstration straight and more!

Best of all… it’s free!

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