Cavendish bournemouth

Welcome to
Cavendish School

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 for all your language needs. Our staff, home stay hosts and teachers are all committed to making your stay at Cavendish School of English productive and enjoyable. Headquartered in Bournemouth, England, the school’s warm, family environment and its beautiful surroundings are guaranteed to make your stay delightful.

Choosing Your Course

General English
General English programmes are the most popular courses and are especially suitable for adult participants (aged 16 and older), who want to make maximum progress in a short time. It is ideal for anyone, who doesn’t want to improve their English for a specific professional purpose (ESP), since the focus is on the development of the communication skills in daily situations.
Monday - Friday (20 + 4 free conversation lessons per week)
Communicate more effectively and confidently in everyday situations by practising the 4 main skills: reading, writing, listening and speaking.


Per Week

1-12 weeks


13-25 weeks


26+ weeks


Monday - Friday (25 + 4 free conversation lessons per week)
This course gives you fluency and confidence in the language communication skills used in professional situations. The aim of our course is to develop quickly students’ self-confidence and English language. Each student will learn in a relaxed teaching atmosphere.


Per Week

1-12 weeks


13-25 weeks


26+ weeks


• Course start dates: Every Monday • Guaranteed no more than 12 students per class

Why Choose Cavendish?


We are a family-run business with 6 family members actively being involved with the daytoday running of the school and we personally take responsibility for each student. We have several officers who speak several languages and look after the wellbeing of our students. We have 37 years of experience in teaching English to foreign students.


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 to providing you with 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.


Our Bournemouth school is within 3 beautiful buildings in a quiet residential area just a few minutes’ walk away from the golden beach, shops, cafés, restaurants, and pubs. Everything you need is close by, i.e. the town centre can be reached within just a 5 minute walk.

Choosing Your Accommodation

Choose a Homestay to get maximum language practice with native speakers in a comfortable home Environment. Or if you’re looking for an authentic student experience, our Student Residences are a popular choice.

Homestay accommodation

By staying with a native English-speaking family, you will improve your English much faster and have a closer look at the lifestyle in the UK. Hosts are carefully selected and closely monitored to ensure high standards are maintained.


Homestay, single room, half board

£130 per week

Homestay, twin room, half board

£120 per week

Homestay, single room, en-suite (for adults only)

£205 per week

Residence Halls

Student residences are ideal for students looking for a more independent lifestyle. Residential accommodation is available nearby. Rooms have either an ensuite shower or bath and toilet, TV, heating and telephone. Breakfast and dinner are included on request. And You’ll have the chance to meet other international students.


The Outlook

£129 per week

The Babbacombe Lodge

£135 per week

Eurostay Bournemouth Beach (includes breakfast)

£180 per week

Only for people who travel together. • When booking twin room accommodation, both sharing students need to book at the same time • The Outlook residence incurs a £150 damage deposit (refundable) and a £30 cleaning fee (non-refundable). • Accommodation is arranged with Sunday arrival and Saturday departure as standard. Extra nights, subject to availability, are charged at £40 per person per night for home stay or £50 per person per night for residence.


  • 30 classrooms – most equipped with interactive whiteboards.
  • Friendly, qualified teachersBeautiful, fully-glazed, large conservatory Tutorials with your teacher every 4 weeks
  • Canteen with breakfast, lunch and dinner (for our residential students).
  • Several machines are available with snacks and drinks. Daily home cooked barbecue in the summer.
  • All common areas are fully airconditioned.
  • Landscaped gardens with palm trees, decked terraces and plenty of seating.
  • Multifunctional space for events of all kinds and cinema (up to 100 people)
  • IT lab with free access to 15 new generation computers and high speed DSL Internet access.
  • A separate IT room open only to adults with free access to another 5 computers and the latest generation of hi-speed DSL Internet access.
  • Little London: This amazing sample of London is located right in our gardens.
  • The first course book, worth £33, is included.

Not Included Fees

  • Accommodation change fee: (£25 for homestay or £45 for residence)
  • Enrolment fee: £50
  • Course book fee: £33