English school in Torquay

Best for outdoor activities and stunning scenery in a vibrant, friendly seaside town
99% Students recommended
Torquay
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99% Students recommended

Why choose our Torquay school?

Study at our English school in Torquay, Devon, and embrace life on the English coast. Torquay is known for its stylish marinas and yachts, beautiful beaches and busy seaside atmosphere, all within easy reach of our school.

The school is only a three minute walk from the town center, and houses excellent learning facilities. There is also a cafeteria on site serving hot meals, as well as a garden and outdoor swimming pool, allowing you to make the most of the weather in the summer months.

**Can accept Young Learner students aged 12-18 in closed groups.

 

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Occupational English Test (OET) in Torquay

Kaplan International English Torquay is now also an official test venue for the Occupational English Test (OET).

The OET is an English test for healthcare professionals which specialises in preparing students for real world healthcare scenarios and is recognised by multiple institutions in Australia, New Zealand and Singapore. 

If you think the OET can help you with your healthcare career, let one of our advisors know you would like more information.

Key facts

Public holidays
02 Jan 2017 - New Year
14 April 2017 - Good Friday
17 April 2017 - Easter Monday
01 May 2017 - Early May Bank Holiday
29 May 2017 - Spring Bank Holiday
28 August 2017 - Summer Bank Holiday
25 Dec 2017 - Christmas Day
26 Dec 2017 - Boxing Day
2017 Christmas and New Year closures: 25 Dec - 7 Jan 2018
Minimum age
16 years old
Average age of students
23 years old
Maximum Class Size
15 Students
Nationality mix
46 nationalities attended this school last year
Contact Location
Kaplan International English Torquay, 30 Ash Hill Road, Torquay, United Kingdom, Torquay TQ1 3HZ
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Available courses at this school

Course Best for Hours per week Entry level Course price
Intensive English course
getting the most out of your time abroad and learning as much English as possible. 26hrs Elementary
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from £580
for 2 weeks
General English course
improving your general English skills 20hrs Elementary
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from £520
for 2 weeks
Vacation English course
combining English classes with a holiday 15hrs Elementary
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from £460
for 2 weeks
Classic Program
mature students who want to spend time in a grown-up, envigorating learning environment 15hrs Beginner
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from £650
for 2 weeks
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CLIL Methodology
Learning how to teach English using the CLIL methodolgy 21hrs Intermediate
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Kaplan’s Teacher Training Course
Groups who want to improve their teaching methods and customize a course to suit their needs 21hrs Lower Intermediate
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Cambridge Teaching Knowledge Test (TKT) Preparation
Teachers who want to develop their teaching skills and prepare for the TKT modules 21hrs Intermediate
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Course Best for Hours per week Entry level Course price
General Academic Year
becoming fluent in English while fully experiencing another culture 20hrs Beginner
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from £6,560
for 32 weeks
Intensive Academic Semester - 5 months
dramatically boosting your English level while living abroad 26hrs Beginner
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from £5,000
for 20 weeks
Intensive Academic Semester - 6 months
dramatically boosting your English level while living abroad 26hrs Beginner
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from £6,000
for 24 weeks
Intensive Academic Year
immersing yourself in the English language and local culture 26hrs Beginner
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from £8,000
for 32 weeks
General Academic Semester- 5 months
immersing yourself in the local culture while learning English 20hrs Beginner
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from £4,100
for 20 weeks
General Academic Semester - 6 months
immersing yourself in the local culture while learning English 20hrs Beginner
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from £4,920
for 24 weeks
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English For Business
learning English for business situations and the professional workplace 26hrs Intermediate
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from £580
for 2 weeks
Course Best for Hours per week Entry level Course price
IELTS Exam Preparation - Supplementary
Best for entry to university in the UK & Ireland and Australia & New Zealand 26hrs Intermediate
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from £580
for 2 weeks

School facilities

Classrooms

All classrooms are comfortably furnished

Interactive white boards

Classrooms are equipped with interactive whiteboards, which can incorporate media forms like video and audio

Study Center

Additional computers and a library area offer students a quiet place to study between lessons, with facilities to borrow books and media entertainment

Student Lounge

A comfortable space with media and eating facilities for students to relax and make friends when not in lessons

WiFi

Wireless internet is available throughout the building

Cafeteria

On-site cafeteria serving hot and cold lunches and snacks every day

Outdoor Area

Enjoy our beautiful gardens with gazeebo, sports facilities and comfortable seating overlooking the town and ocean

Swimming pool

The school has its own outdoor swimming pool for use in good weather

Accommodation

Student residences are specially selected apartments, hostels, and dorms that provide a fantastic living experience. Enjoy a more independent lifestyle and the social aspects of living with new friends.
  • Live with fellow students for more independence
  • Most residences are self-catering
  • Socialize and have fun with your new friends
  • Single, twin, double, and dorm rooms are available at various locations
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Join our homestay program and live with a British family during your time in Torquay. Share meals with your hosts and practice your English outside of school in a relaxed and informal situation.
  • Live with a local family specially chosen by us
  • Enjoy breakfasts and dinners with the family
  • Practice English daily in an informal situation
  • Immerse yourself in a new culture
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Accreditation & memberships

This Kaplan International English school is accredited by the British Council, and is a member of English UK. These are highly respected organizations that represent and help maintain the best English language schools in the country.

*Student recommendations are based on Kaplan students surveyed in 2016.