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Summer Availability Update

We are expecting a very busy July which is very good news after the last couple of years, and have limited or no availability for some dates during the summer, details are as follows:

Bournemouth Collegiate School 9th – 23rd July and 23rd July – 6th August

 We have some availability for

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The Use of Hyperbole

Hyperbole /hʌɪˈpəːbəli/ – over exaggerating a statement to emphasise the meaning and purpose of it.

Examples of hyperbole:

“I’ve told you a thousand times.” – this person most likely hasn’t told them one thousand times, but it is used to give a sense of urgency due to the receiver not doing what

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10 Words to Describe the Christmas period!

Christmas is on its way, so here are some wintry words you could use to describe the Christmas period:
Merry – very happy and cheerful.
Snowy – covered with snow.
Festive – relating to a festival, especially Christmas.
Candlelit – lit by a candle or candles.
Mistletoe – a Christmas plant that inspires people to

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12 Commonly Used British Colloquialisms

Here are some great examples of commonly used British colloquialisms/slang that are used all over England:

Chuffed – Proud
“He was chuffed to win the race.”
Fortnight – 2 weeks
“I will see you in a fortnight.”
Tad – a little bit
“She was just a tad smaller than her friend.”
Chap – Male or friend
“He is a

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Easter is over

Everyone at Southbourne School is sorry to see our Easter groups leave after a month of fun in Bournemouth. We hope all of our friends from Thailand, Mexico, Austria, and Switzerland will return again next year. We’ll be waiting for you!

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