Language School Bournemouth

Study English in the picturesque, seaside town of Bournemouth
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    Live on the south coast with easy access to the beach and seaside facilities.

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    The warm climate allows you to enjoy plenty of outdoor activities.

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    Perfect for those who don't want to live in a big city but still want a variety of activities and facilities.

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    Allows you to enjoy both a modern town centre and beautiful countryside.

Study English in Bournemouth

Home of Eurocentres' original school founded in 1946, Bournemouth is a beautiful, seaside town on the UK's south coast. With a beach voted UK's Best Beach, Bournemouth is perfect for any who enjoys watersports, such as surfing or paddle boarding; walking; or just sunbathing and relaxing. 
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Courses available at this school

Take a look at the courses available for this school:
  • General Language

    Gain fluency and confidence in English and 21st Century Skills while you build the transferable skills you'll need to thrive in our increasingly connected world.
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  • English for Beginners

    English for Beginners at Eurocentres is a supportive, structured course that accommodates learners who have had very little exposure to English. Surrounded by other students at the same level as you, this course gives you the opportunity to build confidence and get to grips with the basics, step-by-step.
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    The IELTS exam has a very specific format with in-depth instructions and a complex scoring system. For students to achieve a high score in IELTS, it is vital that they not only have good language skills, but that they also understand the exam they will be taking.
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  • IELTS Full-time

    Get full time preparation and practice for the Academic IELTS Test, with is an entry requirement for British, Australian, Canadian, New Zealand and South African universities.
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  • Language Semester/Year

    For bookings of 22 weeks or more, you can choose to change your school, course, or destination every 12 weeks. This provides flexibility and diverse international experiences, as well as prolonged exposure to the language of your studies.
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  • Private Lessons

    Whether you're taking exam classes or general language, adding private lessons to your schedule is a great way to improve your language skills quickly.
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Our Students say

The teachers and staff don’t just help you because it is their job. I felt like I was in a family, every break, every week, every weekend and all the times we went on a trip together. Eurocentres is more than just a school.

Erich K. Guerra, Brazil

I think I will never forget the countless experiences that I have had in the school and with friends I made. Eurocentres is definitely a great school because of its personalised education and focus on every student’s needs.

Michelle Larios, Columbia

Eurocentres has been amazing. You learn the language in a dynamic way while you meet people from all around the world. The teachers are very good and helpful. I would definitely recommend Eurocentres, you will have a once in a lifetime experience.

Mateo Monsalve, Ecuador

School information

Our Bournemouth school is located within easy walking distance of the town centre and a 15-minute walk from the beach. The school is also easily accessible by bus and is within walking distance of the train station. The school is housed in the original, historic building with refurbished interiors and a large garden.
  • On-site cafeteria serving snacks and hot food every day (all Halal)
  • Library and computer room available for classes and self-study
  • Large garden with volleyball facilities
  • Common room with table tennis, table football, and piano
  • Interactive whiteboards
  • Prayer room
  • Weekly social programme

City Sights

Bournemouth has plenty to offer aside from the beach, there are also the gardens running through the centre of town, the Russell Cotes museum and art gallery, and the famous Bournemouth pier with a sea-to-land zip-wire.


20 lessons a week:
Monday to Friday, 9:10am to 1:10pm (Morning classes only).
25 lessons a week:
Monday to Friday, 9:10am to 1:10pm + two afternoons, 2:10pm to 4:30pm (Afternoon classes on Monday and Tuesday, OR Wednesday and Thursday).
30 lessons a week:
Monday to Friday, 9:10am to 1:10pm + four afternoons, 2:10pm to 4:30pm (Monday to Thursday).

How to Get There

Fly to any London airport or Bournemouth airport and book a transfer to your accommodation. Bournemouth is also accessible by National Express coach and train and there are excellent local bus and train routes.

Cost of Living

Costs of Living (approx.)
Bus ride: 2.60 GBP
Clubbing: 4 GBP
Soft drink: 2 GBP
Coffee: 3 GBP
Dinner: 11 GBP
Fast food: 6 GBP
Movie: 9 GBP
Estimated pocket money / week: 120 GBP

Facts & Figures

Time Zone:
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UTC +1 (BST British Summer Time)

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What teachers say about the Language School Bournemouth?

For 70 years, the Eurocentres Language School in Bournemouth has been the ideal place for an instructive and exciting language stay. With first-class learning conditions, a diversified range of courses on offer and an excellently-trained teaching staff, we offer a language trip which will stay in your memory forever.




Home stay, Bournemouth from £135 per week

  • Homestay


  • There are a variety of homestays available to suit everyone – from families with children, to single owner occupiers, to retired couples. All of our homestay providers including professional agencies if used, have been carefully chosen, and are regularly inspected. Bedrooms are clean and comfortable and all students will be provided with a place for quiet study.

    Special diets such as Halal, gluten free, vegan, lactose intolerance or kosher available on request and with a weekly extra charge.
  • Laundry facilities
  • Room cleaning
  • Wifi
  • Shared Facilities
  • Towels
  • Bedding

Distance to school by public transport (in minutes): up to 45 minutes, during high season up to 60

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Dorchester House from £170 per week

  • Dorchester House
    138 Holdenhurst Road,
    BH8 8AS
    Phone: 01202 941020

  • Dorchester House is a vibrant accommodation block that’s home to 590 students, the majority of whom are undergraduates in their first year, although there are 60 postgraduate studio flats. It’s within walking distance of our Lansdowne Campus, as well as being close to Bournemouth town centre and opposite the main train station.
  • Kitchen
  • Fridge
  • Bedding
  • Towels
  • Wifi
  • Room cleaning

Distance to school 15 minutes on foot

Activities overview

Get to know other students, practice your English, and have some fun with our social programme. Activities take place every day and include trips to the cinema, meals out, coffee and conversation, crafts, sports, and much more. Calendar and sign ups are available through the my.eurocentres portal. And day trips and weekend excursions are also available to book at school.

Weekend Excursions

A variety of weekend trips are available for local attractions, other beautiful cities around the UK, and even to other destinations in Europe all at very reasonable prices.

For example: London and Cambridge £33, Edinburgh £225 (for the weekend), Paris £175 (for the weekend)

Featured Courses

  • General English

    From £220 per week

    Gain fluency and confidence in English and 21st Century Skills.
    • Entry-level: 2–9/A2–C1
    • Lessons per week: 20/25/30
    • Duration: 1–52 weeks
  • Gap Year

    From £5280

    The long-term study option that offers flexibility and diverse international experiences.
    • Entry-level: 0-9 (A1-C1)
    • Lessons per week: 20/25/30
    • Duration: 24-48 weeks
    • Option to change school, course, or destination every 12 weeks
  • 1-2-1 Lessons

    From £75 per lesson

    Receive a completely personalised service, tailored specifically to your own needs.
    • Entry-level: 4-9 (B1-C1)
    • Duration: 2-52 weeks
    • Online sessions available

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