About Us

We are an independent and fully accredited British Council English Language School. We are also a full member of English UK and having been granted a Tier 4 Highly Trusted Sponsor status under this scheme enabling students to apply for visas through the school to enter the UK to study English.

We will ensure that as well as being able to learn English, you will be in a multicultural class, interacting with other students of the same level. The teaching staff are dedicated and professional, constantly challenging the students to develop themselves and further their English language skills.

The school's mission statement is:

To provide an exceptional standard of English language education and to maximise the individual potential of each overseas student seeking assurances in terms of value, quality and opportunity.

The school is near the main Bournemouth University campus, the Arts University, Bournemouth and close to a full range of shopping and leisure facilities.

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Bournemouth is well known for its beautiful beaches, social life and its full range of sporting facilities. This makes Bournemouth an excellent environment to learn English for overseas students.

Capital School provides:

  • Dedicated teachers: Educated to degree level and all possessing a recognised teaching certificate
  • Reception, entertainment organiser, welfare & accommodation staff: Helpful, friendly and approachable
  • All staff are enhance CRB checked and dedicated members of staff are trained in child protection and safeguarding
  • General English all levels: from Beginner to Proficiency
  • Examination classes: FCE, CAE, CPE , IELTS (Other exams available on request)

Other Courses:

  • University Preparation Courses (IELTS for academic purposes)
  • Year round Mini Stay Courses for Junior and Adult groups
  • E-Learning

Duration and Intensity
Courses start from one week choosing from:

  • Standard (20 lessons a week / 15 hours)
  • Intensive (25 lessons a week / 20 hours)
  • Full Immersion (40 lessons a week /30 hours)
School Opening Times The School is open from 8.30am to 5.30pm Monday to Friday (except for Christmas, New Year and Public Holidays).
Class Times 0900 - 17.00 | Monday to Friday | (Times may vary during the Summer Term)
Course/Language Support A member of the academic team is always available and on hand to help.
Age groups From 16 years upwards for Adult classes (all year round) 
Maximum class size (Adult) 14 (During the summer adult class sizes can be 15)
Capacity: 240 students
Location Within easy walking distance of Bournemouth Town Centre and the beach
Organised activities: Sports, quizzes, games evenings, films, international food parties and many others.
Weekend trips Guided trips to the most attractive places in England, for example: London, Bath, Oxford, Cambridge, Stratford upon Avon, Warwick Castle, New Forest, Chichester and Arundel and many others.
Advice Service: For further education in the UK including University & College Access.
Curfew Times: 16 & 17 year olds Monday - Thursday and Sunday 10.30pm
Friday and Saturday 11.00pm