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A student-focused learning environment with small class sizes

We offer a flexible General English course with a choice of hours per week, Courses for the Over 30s and Over 50s, Business Courses and Courses for families and young learners.

Business and English for Special Purposes, e.g. Oil and Gas, Aviation, Finance etc. is offered under the umbrella of the Professional stream.

Examination preparation courses are also available for Cambridge (FCE, CAE and CPE), IELTS exam preparation, Trinity or the legal English examination TOLES.

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What's on this week

This page is the best place for you to keep up to date with what's on this week.

We advertise our social programme 4 weeks in advance. Click through the calendar below to find out what's on during your visit.

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Excellent accommodation options

Our accommodation was singled out as one of ten areas of outstanding strength in our 2015 British Council accreditation assessment.

The school has a partner bed & breakfast guest house, the Ferndale, which is an ideal choice for mature students age 30+. For independent living, students can choose one of our premium or standard apartments.

For a true British Experience we highly recommend our homestays – you really will be staying in a home away from home. It’s a way to live a destination, not just visit it.

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Full programme of organised activities

We offer an integrated social and cultural programme, ensuring students make the most of every moment of their stay here in the UK.

By joining the social programme you will be in contact with other students and widen your experience of different nationalities as well as learning more about English history and culture.

The programme is organised on a ‘pay-as-you-go’ and ‘first-come-first-served’ basis. The programme is advertised in our student lounge and you can book the activities in school.

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The perfect place to experience British culture

Torquay is known as the ‘The English Riviera’, famous for its beaches, palm trees and warm climate. In September 2007 the English Riviera received international UNESCO recognition for its rich geological, historical and cultural heritage and was welcomed into both the European and Global Geopark Networks.

Torquay has more attractions than any other seaside town in the UK, numerous exciting events throughout the year and plenty of opportunities for sports, particularly water sports.

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Testimonials from around the globe

Find out what some of our students think of Torquay International School.

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