Torquay International School
Torquay International School
Torquay International School
Torquay International School

Torquay International School Torquay

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Torquay International School is a language school in the South of England with over 40 years of experience in the teaching of English to students from all over the world.

The school can be found in the bayside area of Torquay, famous for its beaches and comfortable climate, just minutes from the city center. TIS occupies a cozy two story house, with completely equipped classrooms and a lovely spacious garden, a volleyball court for all students to use and a large wooden terrace where you can get together and relax with your classmates in the sun or have barbecues after class.

The school is characterized by its diverse course offering for students of all ages and with different learning goals, focusing on the individual needs of the students and guaranteeing personalized attention from all school staff. This encourages students to improve their English by practicing in diverse situations, like exploring new places and discovering new cultures with classmates both inside and outside of the classroom. All TIS professors are trained with a CELTA certification and have experience in teaching of English as a foreign language.

The TIS team is dedicated to assisting their students to have the best time possible, and as such have organized a weekly activity program which varies depending on the climate, ages, and tastes of the students. You can participate in this activity program as a part of the course price, or at an affordable price for TIS students. Some of the typical activities include water sports, exploring the city, visiting restaurants and bars or more substantial excursions including visiting the city of Bath and Stonehenge. 


School Facts

School sizemedium
Classrooms20
High seasonJuly - August
Computers

Computers

Library

Library

Student lounge

Student lounge

Cafeteria

Cafeteria

Snacks

Snacks

Study area

Study area

Garden/terrace

Garden/terrace

Wifi

Wifi

Student Nationalities

Switzerland

25%

Uruguay

11%

Germany

9%

Italy

9%

Spain

6%

Oman

5%

Japan

4%

France

4%

Colombia

4%

Worldwide

23%

Age Distribution

Location

Torquay International School, 15 St Marychurch Road, Torquay. TQ1 3HY, England

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Courses

More information about different types of courses.
  • 15 standard lessons per week
  • Class length in minutes: 60
  • Monday - Friday
  • Language Level: complete beginner - C2
  • Students per course: max. 10
  • Minimum age: 16
  • Material: Study material is included in the course price.
  • High season: July - August 2017
  • Beginner starting dates: 2017-09-04 | 2017-10-02 | 2017-11-06 | 2017-12-04 | 2018-01-08 | 2018-02-05 | 2018-03-05 | 2018-04-02 | 2018-05-07 | 2018-06-04 | 2018-07-02 | 2018-08-06 | 2018-09-03 | 2018-10-01 | 2018-11-05 | 2018-12-03
  • 18 standard lessons per week
  • Class length in minutes: 60
  • Monday - Friday
  • Language Level: A2 - C2
  • Students per course: max. 10
  • Minimum age: 16
  • Material: Study material is included in the course price.
  • High season: July - August 2017
  • 21 standard lessons per week
  • Class length in minutes: 60
  • Monday - Friday
  • Language Level: A2 - C2
  • Students per course: max. 10
  • Minimum age: 16
  • Material: Study material is included in the course price.
  • High season: July - August 2017
  • 23 standard lessons per week
  • Class length in minutes: 60
  • Monday - Friday
  • Language Level: A2 - C2
  • Students per course: max. 10
  • Minimum age: 16
  • Material: Study material is included in the course price.
  • High season: July - August 2017
  • 15 standard private lessons per week
  • Lessons can be focussed on general English, business English or other topics as per students requirements
  • Class length in minutes: 60
  • Monday - Friday
  • Language Level: A1 - C2
  • Students per course: 1
  • Minimum age: 21
  • Material: Study material is included in the course price.
  • High season: July - August 2017
  • 21 standard lessons per week
  • Class length in minutes: 60
  • Monday - Friday
  • Language Level: A2 - C2
  • Students per course: max. 10
  • Minimum age: 16
  • Material: Study material is included in the course price.
  • High season: July - August 2017
  • 23 Cambridge First (FCE) exam preparation lessons per week
  • Class length in minutes: 60
  • Monday - Friday
  • Language Level: A2 - C2
  • Students per course: max. 8
  • Minimum age: 16
  • Material: Study material is included in the course price.
  • Starting dates: 2017-09-18
  • 23 Cambridge Advanced (CAE) exam preparation lessons per week
  • Class length in minutes: 60
  • Monday - Friday
  • Language Level: A2 - C2
  • Students per course: max. 8
  • Minimum age: 16
  • Material: Study material is included in the course price.
  • Starting dates: 2017-09-18
  • 23 Cambridge Proficiency (CPE) exam preparation lessons per week
  • Class length in minutes: 60
  • Monday - Friday
  • Language Level: A2 - C2
  • Students per course: max. 8
  • Minimum age: 16
  • Material: Study material is included in the course price.
  • Starting dates: 2017-09-18
  • 15 standard group lessons per week
  • 15 business English lessons per week
  • Class length in minutes: 60
  • Monday - Friday
  • Language Level: B1 - C1
  • Students per course: min: 4 / max: 12
  • Minimum age: 25
  • Material: Study material is included in the course price.
  • High season: July - August 2017
  • 15 standard group lesson per week
  • Optional lunch with the professor and other 30+ students (additional cost)
  • Class length in minutes: 60
  • Monday - Friday
  • Language Level: A2 - C2
  • Students per course: max. 4
  • Minimum age: 30
  • Material: Study material is included in the course price.
  • High season: July - August 2017
  • 15 standard group lessons per week
  • 15 standard private lessons per week, with a focus on language development, academic abilities or preparation for the IELTS exam
  • Optional lunch with the professor and other classmates (additional cost)
  • Class length in minutes: 60
  • Monday - Friday
  • Language Level: A2 - C2
  • Students per course: 1 / max. 4
  • Minimum age: 16
  • Material: Study material is included in the course price.
  • High season: July - August 2017
  • 15 standard group lessons per week, including topics such as holiday and travel, social and survival English, art, literature and contemporary culture
  • Activities during the evenings including city and surrounds tours, visits to bars and restaurants
  • Full Saturday excursion
  • Starting date 16.10.: Gastronomy themed course
  • Class length in minutes: 60
  • Monday - Friday
  • Language Level: A2 - C1
  • Students per course: max. 10
  • Minimum age: 50
  • Material: Study material is included in the course price.
  • Starting dates: 2017-08-14 | 2017-09-11 | 2017-10-16 | 2018-05-14 | 2018-06-11 | 2018-08-13 | 2018-09-10 | 2018-10-15
  • 15 standard lessons per week
  • Afternoon and evening activities including among others art workshops, kayaking and disco night
  • Full Saturday excursions
  • Lunch at the school
  • Accommodation in "Host Family: Junior Course" with half board
  • "Airport Angels" airport service with meet and greet at the airport, bookable on request (see transfer)
  • Class length in minutes: 60
  • Monday - Friday
  • Language Level: A1 - C1
  • Students per course: 10, max. 15
  • Minimum age: 11
  • Material: Study material is included in the course price.
  • Starting dates: 2017-07-03 | 2017-07-10 | 2017-07-17 | 2017-07-24 | 2017-07-31 | 2017-08-07 | 2017-08-14 | 2017-08-21
  • 15 standard lessons per week
  • All children taking this course must be travelling and staying with a parent or guardian who is taking the Family Course: Adults program
  • Class length in minutes: 60
  • Monday - Friday
  • Language Level: A1 - C1
  • Students per course: 10, max. 15
  • Minimum age: 11
  • Material: Study material is included in the course price.
  • High season: July - August 2017
  • Starting dates: 2017-07-03 | 2017-07-10 | 2017-07-17 | 2017-07-24 | 2017-07-31 | 2017-08-07 | 2017-08-14 | 2017-08-21
  • 15 standard lessons per week
  • This course is part of the family course program and must be taken in conjunction with a Family Course: Children
  • Class length in minutes: 60
  • Monday - Friday
  • Language Level: A2 - C1
  • Students per course: 10, max. 15
  • Minimum age: 11
  • Material: Study material is included in the course price.
  • Starting dates: 2017-07-03 | 2017-07-10 | 2017-07-17 | 2017-07-24 | 2017-07-31 | 2017-08-07 | 2017-08-14 | 2017-08-21

Accommodation

More information about different types of accommodation
  • Bedding and towels included
  • Wifi
  • Laundry facilities on site (once a week)
  • Only students with different native languages will be housed together (when possible)
  • Travel Time (on foot): 25 minutes
  • High season: July - August 2017
  • Bedding and towels included
  • Wifi
  • Laundry facilities on site (once a week)
  • Only students with different native languages will be housed together (when possible)
  • Travel Time (on foot): 25 minutes
  • High season: July - August 2017
  • Bedding and towels included
  • Wifi
  • Laundry facilities on site (once a week)
  • Only available for two people travelling together
  • Travel Time (on foot): 25 minutes
  • High season: July - August 2017
  • Bedding and towels included
  • Wifi
  • Laundry facilities on site (once a week)
  • Only available for two people travelling together
  • Travel Time (on foot): 25 minutes
  • High season: July - August 2017
  • Bedding and towels included
  • Wifi
  • Laundry facilities on site (once a week)
  • Travel Time (on foot): 25 minutes
  • Available: July 2, 2017 - Aug. 26, 2017
  • Bedding and towels included
  • Wifi
  • Laundry facilities on site
  • Fully equipped communal kitchen
  • Communal area/Shared living room
  • Minimum age: 21
  • Travel Time (on foot): 3 minutes
  • Bedding and towels included
  • Wifi
  • Laundry facilities on site
  • Fully equipped communal kitchen
  • Communal area/Shared living room
  • Minimum age: 25
  • Travel Time (on foot): 15 minutes
  • High season: July - August 2017
  • Bedding and towels included
  • Wifi
  • Laundry facilities on site
  • Fully equipped communal kitchen
  • Communal area/Shared living room
  • Only available for two people travelling together
  • Minimum age: 25
  • Travel Time (on foot): 15 minutes
  • High season: July - August 2017
  • Bedding and towels included
  • TV
  • Wifi
  • Fully equipped communal kitchen
  • Café/Cafeteria
  • Minimum age: 20 years
  • Travel Time (on foot): 1 minutes
  • High season: July - August 2017

Transfer

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Transfer

Airport: London Heathrow LHR
Direction: One Way
Operating Hours: 24 hrs
Price: 48 GBP
Airport: London Heathrow LHR
Direction: Return
Operating Hours: 24 hrs
Price: 76 GBP
Airport: London Heathrow LHR (Airport Angels)
Direction: One Way
Operating Hours: 24 hrs
Price: 108 GBP
  • Special meet and greet airport service for 11-15 years old
Airport: London Heathrow LHR (Airport Angels)
Direction: Return
Operating Hours: 24 hrs
Price: 196 GBP
  • Special meet and greet airport service for 11-15 years old
Airport: London Gatwick LGW
Direction: One Way
Operating Hours: 24 hrs
Price: 48 GBP
Airport: London Gatwick LGW
Direction: Return
Operating Hours: 24 hrs
Price: 76 GBP
Airport: Bristol BRS
Direction: One Way
Operating Hours: 24 hrs
Price: 42 GBP
Airport: Bristol BRS
Direction: Return
Operating Hours: 24 hrs
Price: 57 GBP
Airport: Bristol BRS (Airport Angels)
Direction: One Way
Operating Hours: 24 hrs
Price: 92 GBP
  • Special meet and greet airport service for 11-15 years old
Airport: Bristol BRS (Airport Angels)
Direction: Return
Operating Hours: 24 hrs
Price: 157 GBP
  • Special meet and greet airport service for 11-15 years old
Airport: Exeter EXT
Direction: One Way
Operating Hours: 24 hrs
Price: 22 GBP
Airport: Exeter EXT
Direction: Return
Operating Hours: 24 hrs
Price: 28 GBP
Airport: Exeter EXT (Airport Angels)
Direction: One Way
Operating Hours: 24 hrs
Price: 72 GBP
  • Special meet and greet airport service for 11-15 years old
Airport: Exeter EXT (Airport Angels)
Direction: Return
Operating Hours: 24 hrs
Price: 128 GBP
  • Special meet and greet airport service for 11-15 years old

Closure Dates

Public holidays and school closure dates - contact us for more information.
2017-12-18 - 2018-01-02 | 2018-12-23 - 2019-01-06

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