English Teacher Training Bournemouth
About the Training Centres in Bournemouth, UK
Founded in 1984, with just three students, the English teacher training centre in Bournemouth has since grown rapidly in size and reputation. Now, hundreds of students pass through the School each year.
Importantly, the school is a family-run, independent school.
It's is medium sized, which allows to provide a properly structured learning programme and also guarantees you the individual attention you need.
The school is accredited by the British Council and a member of English UK. And currently, it is the only Bournemouth school in membership of Quality English, the organisation of Britain's leading independent language schools.
The school building was originally a 19th century school and has great charm and character. Now modernised, the school is equipped with 15 classrooms, library and bookshop, 2 self-access centres with a total of 30 multi-media computers on broadband with free internet and e-mail services, language laboratory units, wireless, video facilities and canteen. It's located in the Winton area, a short walk from Bournemouth train station, close to the university and a nearby supermarket.
Bournemouth (Meyrick Park)
This centre has the largest English language school campus in the United Kingdom. The campus is within easy walking distance of Bournemouth’s town centre and beaches. Bournemouth (Meyrick Park) offers outstanding facilities for study and relaxation. Modern teaching and facilities including:
- Classrooms with interactive whiteboards
- Multi-Media Learning Centre with internet access
- Free wireless internet access
- Newly refurbished, modern, spacious Student Centre with sun terrace and award-winning gardens.
- The centre's catering services have a food hygiene rating of 5 (very good)
About the Trainers
The reputation of the school is largely attributed to the high quality of its staff. All the teachers and trainers are highly motivated specialists in the teaching of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL). All trainers have a degree, Cambridge Certificate (CELTA) and Cambridge Diploma (Delta). They also have additional qualifications such as business, academic English and young learner specialisations and most importantly teacher trainer accreditation. The School currently has six full time trainers and one part time member of staff. Some of the teachers are also examiners and assessors for Cambridge.
Many of the teachers and trainers have taught in other countries in a wide range of teaching situations. They continue to develop professionally by attending in-house training as well as workshops and conferences. By keeping up-to-date they can pass on the most modern and effective methodology to their trainees.
The School is one of the world's leading teacher training centres, approved by the University of Cambridge for the running of CELTA, Delta, TKT and ICELT courses.
Find a TEFL Job Post CELTA
As a StudyCELTA trainee, you will be able to sign up for free to our TEFL jobs website www.teflwork.com. TEFLwork is a platform only for qualified English teachers and will allow you to find work both at home and abroad with your newly gained CELTA certificate.
The School owns a number of typical family houses, which have been converted for student use. During the summer, we rent additional houses or apartments.
Accommodation is mostly in a single room, although most houses also have a twin and a double room. There is a maximum of five or six students living in one house.
Shared facilities include the living room with television, a kitchen-diner, washing machine and bathroom. Most houses also have a garden, usually with a barbecue. The shared facilities are cleaned regularly, but you are responsible for your own room.
Homestay is available in single room or shared room. As the school is situated in a residential area, most homestays are within easy walking distance. During the summer months, some of the accommodation may be further away.
Your homestay will treat you as a full member of the household, eating together and sharing the common living areas. You are provided with a single room, or shared room if required, a quiet place for study, breakfast and evening meals during the week and full board at the weekends.
- Accommodation fees are paid in advance of your course, along with your course fees, at least 4 weeks before starting the course.
- Accommodation is booked from the Sunday before the course until the Saturday after the course, unless applicants require otherwise.
- The School will send you your accommodation address by e-mail about two weeks before the course.
- Accommodation will be booked for the time indicated on the application form and can only be cancelled with a minimum of 4 weeks advance warning.
|Single room (low season)||£128|
A weekly retention fee of £80 is payable if you wish to keep the room whilst away, for example on holiday. This is not payable in July and August, as you will be required to vacate the room completely.
Homestay: 1 to 4 students in the house. Private Home: more than 4 students in the house ** Shared rooms are only for friends or partners.
|Single room (June 29 - August 24)||£165|
|Shared room (low season)**||£110 per person|
|Shared room (June 29 - August 24)**||£137 per person|
|Christmas and New Year Holiday Supplement||£60 per person|
|Executive Homestay: Single room (all year)||£240|
|Executive Homestay: Shared room (all year)||£190|
|Single room (low season)||£148||The minimum age in a student house is 18 years.|
|Single room (June 30 - August 24)||£173|
|Single en-suite (June 30 - August 24)||Please consult school|
|Shared room (low season)**||£128 per person|
|Shared room (June 30 - August 24)**||£153 per person|
Bournemouth (Meyrick Park)
Standard homestay – single room 2020 (pounds sterling)
First week: £190
Each additional week: £130
High Season Supplement from 14 June to 9 August – per week: £37
Accommodation Fees include:
- A pleasantly furnished single room from the Sunday before course commencement to the Sunday after its completion.
- Shared shower or bathroom and toilet facilities.
- A light laundry service will be provided. i.e. One load of washing per week.
- Breakfast and evening meal Monday to Friday; breakfast, a light lunch and evening meal on Saturday and Sunday (Lunch from Monday to Friday may be purchased in the Student Centre at the school).
- Bed linen and towels are provided weekly.
- A supply of duvets and blankets are available.
HOTELS AND GUEST HOUSES IN BOURNEMOUTH
Prices start from £35 per night for bed and breakfast. Reservations made on behalf of students are subject to an administration charge per room of £25 or a 5% booking fee (whichever is higher).
En-suite rooms with breakfast and evening meal are available in student hotel accommodation a short bus journey from the school. Minimum age 18.
Highcliff Marriot Hotel – 4* star
Bournemouth (Meyrick Park) has a joint partnership with the Highcliff Marriott Hotel in Bournemouth.
Located in a spectacular cliff top location with sweeping sea views across the bay, the 4 star Bournemouth Highcliff Marriott Hotel is the perfect place to stay for guests studying at the
prestigious Anglo-Continental. The hotel offers a variety of air-conditioned bedrooms, many with stunning sea views and all with inhouse safes, cable television and tea making facilities. The extensive leisure facilities include heated indoor swimming pool and a fully equipped gymnasium. In the Summer months the outdoor pool and pool bar opens and offers an incredible place to swim or simply relax. The town centre and sandy beaches are both just a short stroll away. Dining at the hotel boasts great service, great food and great menu variety. The Highcliff Lounge and Bar offers informal dining options with an extensive menu, whilst the Highcliff Grill is a two AA rosette award winning restaurant showcasing fresh, local and seasonal produce . Or you may wish to take advantage of 24 hour in room dining.
Bournemouth and Surroundings
Bournemouth is one of the finest university towns on England’s south coast. Its beauty and numerous facilities have helped to make it an important centre of tourism, education and business. Harper and Queen’s described us as "the next coolest place on the planet".
Bournemouth has now three times been voted England's best holiday resort. Its extensive facilities are ideal for both the holiday-maker and the many thousands of university and college students who live here. It is also a town of parks and flowers, and winner of the European "Entente Florale". In 2006, we won the gold cup at the Chelsea Flower Show. The School also has a floral reputation, being a regular winner of the annual Bournemouth in Bloom competition.
Bournemouth hosts numerous events during the year, including powerboat races, vintage car rallies, international tennis championships and windsurfing competitions. During the summer, there are weekly firework displays from the pier, musical events and the unique Flowers by Candlelight, when the people of Bournemouth gather to light 15,000 candles in the Central Gardens.
Bournemouth has become very popular with the business world. Several large companies have moved their offices into the town. We are also a major UK conference centre.
For those of you who enjoy shopping, Bournemouth also boasts a vast and brilliant selection of both high street and designer shops, hairdressers and jewellers.
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