• Based at a top private school, experience an elite British education tradition
  • Excellent facilities –top sports, music and arts facilities, for an excellent rounded education
  • Integration with British students for cross-cultural and language exchange
  • Best school for tennis in the UK
  • Located in Bournemouth on the UKs south coast, with natural pine tree surroundings and a beautiful golden sand beach

The UK is home to many prominent Academics and Thought Leaders, and there’s a reason for this –it has some of the best Schools and Universities in the world. The UK’s elite private schools attract top students from all continents due to their tradition of academic excellence and an ethos of all-rounded academic, sporting, musical and arts education.

Surrounded by acres of beautiful woodland, Talbot Heath School offers an opportunity to experience this educational culture and enables students to focus on their subject passions in a prestigious environment.

Morning English lessons are packed full of varied activities that boost language learning, and students improve their spoken English through drama, role-play, competitions, songs and games.

In the afternoon, students focus on their subject specialism, taught by renowned coaches, academics and practitioners. The English syllabus integrates the chosen study option focus in to the English language teaching, ensuring that classes are interactive, engaging and above all else – fun!

Outside of the classroom, students will practise their English during a range of cultural excursions, barbecues, traditional English sports days and theme evenings. These are all designed to encourage new language skills in sporting and social situations. Integration with British students provides the opportunity to practise speaking with native speakers, and encourages cross-cultural exchange.

Setting: Talbot Heath Boarding School

Talbot Health is an elite private school, set within a beautiful woodland campus in the heart of a prosperous area of Bournemouth. The site combines classic 1930s architecture with the latest modern facilities, providing a tranquil and inspiring learning environment.

Sports Facilities: The school has excellent sports facilities, including a large sports hall, a heated outdoor swimming pool, astro-turf pitch, tennis centre, basketball courts and an athletics track and field.

Music Facilities: the dedicated Music Centre has a beautiful recital room with gallery, 15 practice rooms and teaching classrooms equipped with the latest in high tech resources

Bournemouth: With seven miles of golden sands and sparkling sea, the vibrant cosmopolitan seaside town of Bournemouth has award-winning gardens, and a wide variety of shops and attractions. Talbot Heath School is a 20-minute walk from the town centre. Near to the school is known as Sandbanks, reputed as the fourth most expensive place to live in the world.

Accommodation

The recently refurbished school boarding house offers bright, spacious and comfortable accommodation, and there are a range of rooms devoted to both work and leisure. Student bedrooms are a mix of private and dormitories, and facilities include communal lounges, games rooms, music room with a piano and a laundry. Homestay accommodation with local families may also be available.

Meals

Most meals will be eaten in the light and airy school dining hall, where a wide variety of nutritious hot food and salads are served. On excursions, students eat at a café or restaurant, or are given a packed lunch.