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Yes, Southbourne School of English is accredited by the British Council. We are also members of Quality English, English UK, ISI and RALSA.

To book your course, you can either use our online enrolment form here or alternatively you can contact us.

You can pay for your course by cheque, credit card, or by direct bank transfer. Contact us for more details.

Courses start every Monday throughout the year.

At Southbourne School of English, you can study for as long as you like, starting from one week.

In summer, we accept students from the age of 12 at our main school. Our residential centres take students from 10 – 16. Junior students are kept separate from adult students for both lessons and activities. Outside of summer, we do not accept individual junior students, except on our spring programme.

We can accept students as young as 9 if they are part of a group.

If you come from a country outside of the European Union then you may need a visa. More information can be found on our visa page here.

Yes, we ask for a deposit of £300.00 per student to confirm the course and accommodation. We cannot send out confirmation of booking, or visa application documents, before we have received a deposit.

We have a range of facilities on offer to students including:
• 22 interactive classrooms.
• Language laboratory.
• Library.
• Cinema room.
• Internet café with free WiFi and computer access, hot and cold food, drinks, and snacks.

The school is able to offer host family accommodation with local English host families. All of our families are within walking distance of the school. Unfortunately, we are unable to arrange private accommodation. However, if you wish to rent a flat privately, we would suggest that you visit the Bournecoast website.

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