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Residential Language Courses for Foreign Students Aged 9 - Adult


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Welcome to Cavendish School of English

Cavendish School of English is very proud of the high standards of the English language courses that we offer. All of our teachers are qualified professionals who are also very friendly and approachable, and really want to help you make the most of your time at our language school.


Family-run business with a caring and supportive environment.

We strive to ensure that our students are happy and relaxed. Getting to know each student by their name regardless of the group size is a priority for us. We are a family-run business with 6 family members actively involved with the day-to-day running of the school and we personally take responsibility for each student. We also have a Welfare Officer who is entirely dedicated to looking after Cavendish students.


Top reasons why you should choose Cavendish School of English


Established in 1983, we have over 30 years of experience in teaching English to foreign students.

Numerous Fun-filled Activities

Summer camps are full of fun. We invite you to compare the number and quality of excursions we offer with those offered by other schools. Most schools will provide 3 – 4 excursions per 2 week stay. With us your students will enjoy 7 – 9 quality excursions within a 2 week stay. Excursions are the most expensive part of a summer camp, that’s why most schools will only provide a few of them. As we have our own transport, we can afford to offer so many more excursions. Our experience over the years has taught us just what students want and we deliver.

Unique Junior Summer Programmes

We will not be beaten on junior group vacation programmes. With so much experience bringing school groups to England for vacation courses, our length of time in business speaks for itself.

Exclusive Pick-up and Drop-off Service

Our special service for junior groups is the pick-up and drop-off service where we collect students from their hosts up to four times a day with our own coaches/buses. We are not aware of any other school providing this kind of service.

Own Transport

We provide the option of coach travel to and from Europe if required.

Separation of Juniors and Adults

Within school grounds adult students enjoy their own building, IT area, dedicated reception and even a separate Director of Studies and academic team.

Safety First!

In 2005, Bournemouth was voted the safest town for children in the whole of the UK. Our staff and leaders are trained to ensure that we comply to Health & Safety Standards at all times.


We hand-pick our homestay hosts to suit individual requirements. In our opinion we have the kindest, most caring hosts in Bournemouth.

Ideal Location

Our school consists of three beautiful buildings in a quiet residential area just minutes from the golden beach, shops, cafés, restaurants, and pubs. Everything you need is close by as the town centre is just a five minute walk away from the school campus.

Cavendish School of English

Since 1983, Cavendish School of English has been providing expert English language training for students of all ages and nationalities. More than 200,000 students have benefited from our courses.

Our English language courses are student-centred and communicative, focusing on you, the learner, and providing all of your language needs. Our staff, homestay hosts and teachers are all committed to making your stay at Cavendish School of English productive and enjoyable.

Mission and vision statement: At Cavendish School of English, learning is fun!

We aim to provide an “authentic English experience” in a fun, warm, stimulating and safe environment. Moreover, our purpose is to inspire our students to do the very best they can, thus achieving personal, academic and career success.

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What Our Students Say

People at Cavendish School of English are very polite, friendly and opened to listen to your needs. Diversity of teachers helped me a lot to improve my listening and speaking.


First of all, I’d like to thank Cavendish School of English and our educational agency for the organisation of the trip. We were very satisfied with everything!

Maksym and Danylo

Latest News

Some testimonials from our Adult students

Viera, 64, from Slovakia – “I enjoyed every minute of my stay. The standard of teaching at the school is on a really high professional level.” Jorge, 42, from Spain – “I liked the lessons because they were dynamic and funny!” Cristina, 18, from Spain – “I don’t think that there is anything that could…
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Meet Carolina Casas, our Marketing Manager

Carolina has been working at Cavendish School since February 2012. She is a Marketing & Sales manager with significant experience within the International Education industry and a passion for Online marketing. Carolina carries out the planning, implementation and analysis of all sales and online/offline marketing activities. “I am proud to say that I love my…
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Mo, Saad and Khalid, our ‘Boomerang students’ 😉

We are sad to say goodbye to these students. Some of them studied at Cavendish for three months! Not only have they improved their English skills, but they also had fun socialising after lessons. Big thanks to our social organisers Mo, Saad and Khalid who are so called ‘Boomerang students’ – they keep coming back…
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LET’S TALK ROYALS! Conversation Club devoted to the Royal family and the Royal Wedding

On the 19th of May Prince Harry is marrying the American actress Meghan Markle which is a huge event in the UK! We decided to celebrate it with our Adult students by eating traditional English cream tea (tea, scones with clotted cream and strawberry jam), reading articles about the wedding and talking about the Royal…
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Testimonials from Sercan, Svetlana & Marina

“My lessons couldn’t have been better. Everything was perfect. My teachers were helpful and helped me to improve my speaking skills.” Sercan from Turkey   “My teacher was very good and explained all of the lessons very well. I also liked the excursions to London, Cambridge and Stonehenge. “ Svetlana from Russia “I really like…
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