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Cavendish School of English Language School

Cavendish School of English is very proud of the high standards of the English language courses we offer. All 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.

About us - The school

Established as a language school in 1983, Cavendish School of English is situated in three elegant Victorian buildings in a beautiful leafy suburb of Bournemouth, on the south coast of England. The charming three-storey buildings and gardens have recently been modernised and refurbished, and are the ideal location for students to study in a relaxed, friendly and informal atmosphere.

The quiet, residential area where the school is located offers a safe environment for study.

The town centre is only 5 minutes away by foot. The many attractions of Bournemouth like the soft golden beaches and entertaining nightlife are also very close by.

High quality teaching

The teaching staff at Cavendish School of English are qualified professionals (CELTA, DELTA, PGCE etc.) with lots of experience and enthusiasm. There is a continuous program of staff development and training to make sure that Cavendish School of English uses up-to-date teaching methods and materials.

The English courses we offer are student-centred, varied, stimulating and of the highest possible standards. This is reflected in our long and successful history in teaching English to both groups and individuals. Our teachers discuss your English language needs with you to tailor English courses to your needs.

Innovative teaching methods

Here, at Cavendish School of English, we place great importance on practical language skills and improving your communicative ability to express your own ideas, opinions, and feelings. We are committed in providing you with innovative, fun and interactive lessons within an effective learning environment. The time you spend at our language school will greatly increase your confidence and knowledge and prepare you well for life in an English-speaking world.

English courses overview

Cavendish School of English is very proud of the high standards of its English language courses. Our qualified teachers are friendly, approachable, and keen to help you make the most out of your time at the school.

Whether you are young or old, at elementary or advanced level, have special requirements such as preparation for the IELTS examination or need to improve your Business English, we will help you achieve your goals. By discussing what your expectations and objectives are, our teachers will specifically design language courses to provide the best possible results for you.

Here is an overview of the available courses. You will find detailed descriptions of the language courses on the following pages.

General Courses (booking code G1, G2, G3) General English courses are for students who want to improve their knowledge of the language in general and ability to use it communicatively.

Cambridge / IELTS Exam Courses (booking code C1, C2, C3, C4) Cambridge Examination courses are ideal for students wishing to achieve a qualification in English over a 13-week period.

The IELTS qualification is required for students to enter a British or English-speaking university. The Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English (CAE) is recognised by prospective employers around the world as proof of a very high level of English.

One-to-One Tuition (booking code T10, T20,T25,T30) Cavendish students who prefer individual attention and need to work on areas of particular interest will benefit from one–to-one tuition with our skilled teachers.

Business and Professional Courses (booking code B1) Business English is for students who like to enhance their knowledge of English used in the business world. Students who need to work on areas of particular interest will benefit from business tuition with our skilled teachers.

All adult lessons take place in the morning with extra lessons (e.g. more than 20 lessons per week) available in the afternoons.

Junior Courses for Groups

Private groups – All year round! Tuition for groups.

Junior courses for Individuals (Junior Summer Camps)

For individuals, Junior Summer Camps are available for 2-3 weeks at Easter or for 2-9 weeks in June, July and August. A full program of tuition, social and leisure activities and trips to places of interest is provided. Full-board accommodation in carefully selected home stay hosts is also included. This is very popular amongst young students travelling alone or with a few friends.

Football Camps – A combination of both a language course and football camp. FA qualified football coaches will show the students how football is played in England.

Adventure Camps – A unique combination of an action-packed holiday with a language course.

Special Programs – Cavendish School of English is highly experienced in designing the best course just for you, or your group. Language courses can be specially tailored for individuals as well as small and large groups - closed or open. Cavendish School of English will work closely with your company to make sure that your language courses cover the needs of all those taking part. Schools, universities and businesses can all benefit from special programs to train their staff and students.

We make you feel at home

Our welcoming and friendly homestay families are carefully selected and will help you gain a deeper understanding of the local culture and customs

The school has various experienced Accommodation Officers who are always available to help students with any query or problem. When students are away from home, small problems may arise from time to time. These can usually be resolved quickly and easily. Students have the additional support of a dedicated Welfare Officer who offers a complete and confidential service.

Accommodation is arranged with caring English families and many have hosted Cavendish students for a number of years. There is a 24 hour hotline available for all Cavendish students and their parents abroad.

Home stay accommodation

Hosts are carefully selected and closely monitored to ensure high standards are maintained.

As an adult you have the option of choosing between standard and executive hosts.

Executive hosts have the added benefits of a large en-suite room, WiFi access, TV and a glass of wine in the evening.

Hosts match students’ needs. Students can choose between single or twin rooms. Breakfast and evening meals are provided Monday to Friday.

Breakfast, a light lunch and an evening meal are provided on Saturday and Sunday.

Students on the Junior Programs have 3 meals a day and will always be accommodated in twin rooms. There will be a maximum of 4 students in the homestay house.

Homestay Fees

Course typeOff peak timePeak time. 28th May - 2nd September

Homestay Accommodation (half board).£130 per week£150 per week

Residence Accommodation for adults only. En-suite room. Self catering.£125 (single) per week £140 (double) per week£165 per week

Executive Homestay Accommodation for adults only (H/B, large single room, en-suite, TV in room, free Internet access).£ 195 per week£225 per week

Hotel accommodation

Accommodation is also available on request in 2 to 4 star hotels which are only a short walk from the school for those students on Business English or specialised courses.

Rooms have either an ensuite shower or bath and toilet, TV, heating and telephone. Breakfast and dinner are included on request.


Nathan Panke


63 Cavendish Road, Bournemouth, Dorset, BH1 1RA


South West England & Channel Islands

Telephone +44 1202 770070

Fax +44 1202 638918



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Nathan Panke


63 Cavendish Road, Bournemouth, Dorset, BH1 1RA


South West England & Channel Islands

Telephone +44 1202 770070

Fax +44 1202 638918