Courses to satisfy all students

Westbourne Academy provides an English Language experience to satisfy all students’ requirements, whether this is for leisure, academic or professional needs. Once you enter the school, English is the only language spoken both inside and outside the classroom.

Our Courses

GENERAL ENGLISH

LOCATION
Bournemouth

DURATION
2-48 weeks

HOURS PER WEEK
Bournemouth – 13 hours and 20 minutes ( 10 lessons )

CLASS SIZE
Bournemouth – Maximum 16, Average 12

MINIMUM AGE
Bournemouth 16

CLASS LEVELS
For General Main English course we offer classes for Beginner, Elementary, Lower Intermediate, Intermediate, Higher Intermediate and Advanced levels. ( CEFR A1 – C2 )

Students with a beginner level of English can only start at the beginning of each term 2019: 7th January, 4th March, 29th April, 24th June, 2nd September and 28th October

COURSE INFORMATION / LEARNING OBJECTIVE
The General English Course will cover the most important aspects of learning English including vocabulary, grammar and pronunciation which will help you to improve the four main language skills: speaking, listening, reading and writing.  At the end of the course you should be able to communicate in English more confidently in a variety of situations. The following are included in the course fees:

* Intake test and welcome information on your first day
* Friendly, qualified teachers
* Interactive whiteboards in the main classrooms
* FREE workbooks and the use of coursebooks and materials
* Modern teaching materials. The students can access free online supplementary learning materials as part of this course
* Regular progress tests to assess your level
* Tutorials with your teachers every 8 weeks to guide your learning
* Talk to the academic managers at any time
* Leaving Certificate at the end of your studies (students attending a course for 4 weeks or more will receive an additional report from their teacher)
* FREE WIFI available throughout the whole school
* FREE use of the self-study facilities (Listening Centre & Reading Centre)

ACCREDITATION
Accredited by the British Council

ENGLISH PLUS

LOCATION
Bournemouth

DURATION
2-48 weeks

HOURS PER WEEK
18 hours and 40 minutes ( 14 lessons )

CLASS SIZE
Maximum 16, Average 12

MINIMUM AGE
16

CLASS LEVELS

Elementary, Lower Intermediate, Intermediate, Upper Intermediate and Advanced ( CEFR A1-C2 )

COURSE INFORMATION / LEARNING OUCOMES
This course consists of the General English Course plus the opportunity to take additional modules in Conversational English and General English. At the end of the course you should be able to communicate in English more confidently in a variety of situations.The following are included in the course fees:

* Intake test and welcome information on your first day
* Friendly, qualified teachers
* Interactive whiteboards in the main classrooms
* FREE workbooks and the use of coursebooks and materials
* Modern teaching materials. The students can access free online supplementary learning materials as part of this course
* Regular progress tests to assess your level
* Tutorials with your teachers every 8 weeks to guide your learning
* Talk to the academic managers at any time
* Leaving Certificate at the end of your studies (students attending a course for 4 weeks or more will receive an additional report from their teacher)
* FREE WIFI available throughout the whole school
* FREE use of the self-study facilities (Listening Centre & Reading Centre)

ACCREDITATION

Accredited by the British Council

EXTRA INTENSIVE

LOCATION
Bournemouth

DURATION
1-4 weeks

HOURS PER WEEK
26 hours and 40 minutes ( 20 lessons )

CLASS SIZE
Maximum 16, Average 12

MINIMUM AGE
16

CLASS LEVELS

Lower Intermediate, Intermediate, Upper Intermediate ( CEFR A2 – B2 )

COURSE INFORMATION / LEARNING OUTCOMES
The Extra Intensive Course consists of a General English Course in both the morning and afternoon. Lessons are from 9:30 to 16:30, Monday to Friday. This course is very demanding and we advise to study for a maximum of 4 weeks. The Extra Intensive Course will cover the most important aspects of learning English including vocabulary, grammar and pronunciation which will help you to improve the four main language skills: speaking, listening, reading and writing.  At the end of the course you should be able to communicate in English more confidently in a variety of situations. The following are included in the course fees:

* Intake test and welcome information on your first day
* Friendly, qualified teachers
* Interactive whiteboards in the main classrooms
* FREE workbooks and the use of coursebooks and materials
* Modern teaching materials. The students can access free online supplementary learning materials as part of this course
* Regular progress tests to assess your level
* Tutorials with your teachers every 8 weeks to guide your learning
* Talk to the academic managers at any time
* Leaving Certificate at the end of your studies (students attending a course for 4 weeks or more will receive an additional report from their teacher)
* FREE WIFI available throughout the whole school
* FREE use of the self-study facilities (Listening Centre & Reading Centre)

ACCREDITATION

Accredited by the British Council

FCE / CAE / EXAMINATION COURSE

LOCATION
Bournemouth

DURATION
10-15 weeks

HOURS PER WEEK
Bournemouth – 18 hours and 40 minutes ( 14 lessons )

CLASS SIZE
Bournemouth – Maximum 16, Average 12

CLASS LEVELS

FCE – Intermediate,Higher Intermediate ( CEFR B1 – B2 )

CAE – Higher Intermediate, Advanced ( CEFR B2 – C2 )

MINIMUM AGE 
Bournemouth – 16

COURSE INFORMATION / LEARNING OUTCOMES
Cambridge First ( FCE / B2 ) Cambridge Advanced ( CAE / C1 ) Please contact us for advice on which exam is suitable for your needs (the exam fee is not included in the course price). These examination courses include preparation  and practice  for the Reading and Use of English, Listening, Writing and Speaking components of the exam. By the end of the course you should have the techniques and the English you need to take the exam.

The following are included in the course fees:

* Intake test and welcome information on your first day
* Friendly, qualified teachers
* Interactive whiteboards in the main classrooms
* FREE workbooks and the use of coursebooks and materials
* Modern teaching materials. The students can access free online supplementary learning materials as part of this course
* Regular progress tests to assess your level
* Tutorials with your teachers every 8 weeks to guide your learning
* Talk to the academic managers at any time
* Leaving Certificate at the end of your studies (students attending a course for 4 weeks or more will receive an additional report from their teacher)
* FREE WIFI available throughout the whole school
* FREE use of the self-study facilities (Listening Centre & Reading Centre)

ACCREDITATION
Accredited by the British Council

IELTS EXAMINATION COURSE

LOCATION
Bournemouth

DURATION
Bournemouth – 8 weeks

HOURS PER WEEK
Bournemouth – 13 Hours and 20 minutes ( 10 lessons )

CLASS SIZE
Bournemouth – Maximum 16, Average 12

MINIMUM AGE
Bournemouth – 16

CLASS LEVELS

Lower-Intermediate, Intermediate,Upper Intermediate and Advanced ( CEFR B1-C2 )

COURSE INFORMATION
The Academic IELTS Course is for students who need to take the IELTS exam as they wish to apply to attend a University in the UK. This course focuses  on the practice of exam techniques to prepare for the IELTS exam. By the end of the course you should have a better understanding of the requirements to achieve the highest grade you can.

The following are included in the course fees:

* Intake test and welcome information on your first day
* Friendly, qualified teachers
* Interactive whiteboards in the main classrooms
* FREE workbooks and the use of coursebooks and materials
* Modern teaching materials. The students can access free online supplementary learning materials as part of this course
* Regular progress tests to assess your level
* Tutorials with your teachers every 8 weeks to guide your learning
* Talk to the academic managers at any time
* Leaving Certificate at the end of your studies (students attending a course for 4 weeks or more will receive an additional report from their teacher)
* FREE WIFI available throughout the whole school
* FREE use of the self-study facilities (Listening Centre & Reading Centre)

ACCREDITATION

Accredited by the British Council

JUNIOR PROGRAMME

LOCATION
Bournemouth

DURATION
1-10 weeks

HOURS PER WEEK
13 hours and 20 minutes ( 20 lessons )

CLASS SIZE
Bournemouth – Maximum 16, Average 13

MINIMUM AGE
Bournemouth 14

MAXIMUM AGE
Bournemouth 17

CLASS LEVELS

Elementary, Lower Intermediate, Intermediate, Higher Intermediate and Advanced ( CEFR A1 – C2 )

COURSE INFORMATION / LEARNING OUTCOMES

Course A – Lessons only

Course B –  Full programme to include:
Lessons
Social activity programme ( Monday to Friday )
One full day excursion per week ( Saturday )
Bus pass
Lunch

The Junior programme is designed for students with similar ages and interests. There is a dedicated Junior coordinator to check the well – being of the students and arrange their social programme. Students are placed with carefully selected homestay providers. The Junior Programme will cover the most important aspects of learning English including vocabulary, grammar and pronunciation which will help you to improve the four main language skills: speaking, listening, reading and writing.  At the end of the course you should be able to communicate in English more confidently in a variety of situations. The following are included in the course fees:

following are included in the course fees:

* Intake test and welcome information on your first day
* Friendly, qualified teachers
* Interactive whiteboards in the main classrooms
* FREE workbooks and the use of coursebooks and materials
* Modern teaching materials. The students can access free online supplementary learning materials as part of this course
* Regular progress tests to assess your level
* Tutorials with your teachers every 8 weeks to guide your learning
* Talk to the academic managers at any time
* Leaving Certificate at the end of your studies (students attending a course for 4 weeks or more will receive an additional report from their teacher)
* FREE WIFI available throughout the whole school
* FREE use of the self-study facilities (Listening Centre & Reading Centre)

MORE INFORMATION
NEW for 2019: Junior Programme for students aged 14-17. (Students aged 14-15 must be part of a group booking with a maximum stay of 3 weeks.) Groups will be required to have a designated Group Leader for the duration of their course. Students aged 16-17 can only book as individuals during the Summer period.

Please click here for the Junior Programme Brochure.

ACCREDITATION
Accredited by the British Council

 

ONE TO ONE COURSE

LOCATION
Bournemouth

DURATION
1+ weeks

HOURS PER WEEK
COURSE A – 23 hours and 20 minutes

COURSE B – 18 hours and 20 minutes

COURSE B –  13 hours and 20 minutes

CLASS SIZE
1 or 2 students

MINIMUM AGE
Bournemouth – 16

COURSE INFORMATION
The executive programmes are designed for each individual student. There is a focus on spoken English but all areas of the language are covered including Grammar, Listening, Reading and Writing. More specialised subjects such as English for business can also be covered on request.
A written report is given at the end of the course giving details of your progress.

ACCREDITATION

Accredited by the British Council

NEW CITY COLLEGE HIGH SCHOOL PROGRAMME

LOCATION
Bournemouth (Westbourne Academy)

DURATION
15 weeks

HOURS PER WEEK
31 hours including breaks  ( 40 lessons )

CLASS SIZE
Maximum 12, Average 8

AGE 
16-18 at start of course

COURSE INFORMATION

These full-time courses consist of five mornings of English  language and five afternoons working towards an  internationally recognised vocational qualification.

  • BTEC Award in Business + English 

Modules covered:

Being organised

Develop a personal progression plan

Finding out about businesses in Bournemouth

Contributing to running an event

Branding a product

  • BTEC Award in Hospitality and Tourism

Modules:

Being organised

Develop a personal progression plan

Exploring local visitor attractions

Contribute to running a hospitality and tourism event

Promoting hospitality and tourism events

 

 

Click on the link below for the NCC brochure containing prices.

ACCREDITATION
Accredited by Ofsted

NEW CITY COLLEGE A LEVELS + ENGLISH  PROGRAMME

LOCATION

London – Tower Hamlets Campus

DURATION
2 years

HOURS PER WEEK
Full time. Hours dependent on choice of subjects. (minimum 15 hours per week)

AGE 
16-18

COURSE INFORMATION

A-Levels are usually studied by UK students for entry to university. This programme is Level 3 and includes six hours a week of English language lessons in the first semester to support students on their courses. Students will study alongside UK students and will have a personal tutor who they will meet regularly to discuss and monitor their progress. On passing this course, the college will give students an internationally recognised qualification and they can progress to a UK university if that is their aim.  Click on the link below for the NCC brochure containing prices.

ACCREDITATION
Accredited by Ofsted

LOCATION
New City College – Tower Hamlets Campus

DURATION
1 year (September – June)

HOURS PER WEEK
Full time.

MINIMUM AGE
16

COURSE INFORMATION
This course includes English language, maths, computing, science and additional options such as Creative Arts. Students can take exams at the level which suits them, for example GCSE Maths and A-level Italian. A social programme is included which helps the student gain independence and enjoy excursions around London.

Students on the course are mostly newly arrived in the UK and are developing the skills and knowledge needed to progress to A-level, vocational courses or university.

All students will have the support of a personal tutor to guide them through their studies and help with any personal or course-related issues to ensure they have the best experience and gain a valuable qualification as well as improving their English very quickly.

ACCREDITATION
Accredited by Ofsted

Course Information and Prices

Click HERE to download our Westbourne Academy Bournemouth Price List 2019.

Click HERE to download our Bournemouth one-to-one Price List 2019.

Please click HERE for New City College Courses for International Students Aged 16-18 Guide.

 

 

Bournemouth
London
Enrolment Fee
£80
Course Fees

2-7 weeks £122.00 per week
8-11 weeks £110.00 per week
12-35 weeks £106.00 per week
36+ weeks £98.00 per week

Maximum Number of students

16

Public holidays

2019 – April 19, April 22, May 6, May 27, August 26

End of term holidays
For all courses except Summer, Easter and Executive there is noschool on the following dates:

2019 – March 1, April 26, June 21, August 30, October 25, December 20

Course times
Monday to Friday

Morning 9:30AM – 12:30PM
Afternoon 1:30PM – 4:30PM

Other information
Exams
Exam Dates
Exam Fees
Course books

A Student Work Book is included in the course price.

 

Bournemouth
London
Enrolment Fee
£80
Course Fees

2-7 weeks £147.00 per week
8-11 weeks £139.00 per week
12-35 weeks £130.00 per week
36+ weeks £115.00 per week

Maximum Number of students

16

Public holidays

2019 – April 19, April 22, May 6, May 27, August 26

End of term holidays
For all courses except Summer, Easter and Executive there is noschool on the following dates:

2019 – March 1, April 26, June 21, August 30, October 25, December 20

Course times
Monday to Friday

Morning 9:30AM – 12:30PM
Afternoon 1:30PM – 4:30PM

Other information
Exams

n/a

Exam Dates

n/a

Exam Fees

n/a

Course books

A Student Work Book is included in the course price.

Bournemouth
London
Enrolment Fee
£80
Course Fees

1-4 weeks £214.00 per week

Maximum Number of students

All other classes – 16

Public holidays

2019 – April 19, April 22, May 6, May 27, August 26

End of term holidays
For all courses except Summer, Easter and Executive there is noschool on the following dates:

2019 – March 1, April 26, June 21, August 30, October 25, December 20

Course times
Monday to Friday

Morning 9:30AM – 12:30PM
Afternoon 1:30PM – 4:30PM

Other information

This course consists of a 10 lessons of General Main English Course in the morning followed by a different 10 lesson General Main English Course in the afternoon.

Exams

n/a

Exam Dates

n/a

Exam Fees

n/a

Course books

A Student Work Book is included in the course price.

Bournemouth
London
Enrolment Fee
£80
Course Fees

10-15 weeks £130.00 per week

Maximum Number of students

16

n/a

Public holidays

2019 – April 19, April 22, May 6, May 27, August 26

End of term holidays
For all courses except Summer, Easter and Executive there is noschool on the following dates:

2019 – March 1, April 26, June 21, August 30, October 25, December 20

n/a

Course times
Monday to Friday

Morning 9:30AM – 12:30PM
Afternoon 1:30PM – 4:30PM

n/a

Other information

n/a

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Exams

FCE is a Higher Intermediate exam at level B2 CEFR

CAE is an Advanced exam at level C1 CEFR

 

Exam Dates

BOURNEMOUTH 2019:

FCE: 15th March, 11th June, 14th December

CAE: 12th June, 14th December

See Exam timetable 2019 Bournemouth HERE
Exam Fees

2019

Cambridge First Certificate in English – £165

Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English – £168

Course books

A Student Work Book is included in the course price.

Bournemouth
London
Enrolment Fee
£80
Course Fees

8 weeks £110.00 per week

2019 starting dates – 7th January, 29th April, 2nd September.

Maximum Number of students

16

 

Public holidays

2019 – April 19, April 22, May 6, May 27, August 26

End of term holidays
For all courses except Summer, Easter and Executive there is noschool on the following dates:

2019 – March 1, April 26, June 21, August 30, October 25, December 20

Course times
Monday to Friday

Morning 9:30AM – 12:30PM or
Afternoon 1:30PM – 4:30PM

 

 

 

Other information

If you needs IELTS to enter university check to see if a Secure English Language Test ( SELT ) IELTS certificate is necessary. If this is needed then we can advise where the nearest SELT centre is and the cost of this examination. Students should also check to see which IELTS level is necessary to enter their chosen course at university.

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Exams

 

Bournemouth – IELTS Academic and IELTS General

Exam Dates

BOURNEMOUTH: 2019- January 19, February 9, March 2,  April 6, May 11, June 29, July 27, August 17, September 7, October 12, November 23, December 7

 

 

 

 

 

Exam Fees

BOURNEMOUTH : £185#

# Approximate cost

Course books

Use of course materials included in the school fees.

Bournemouth
London
Enrolment Fee
£80
Course Fees

Course A – Lessons only

1-3 weeks £126.00 per week (ages 14 – 17 only)

4+ weeks £122.00 per week (ages 16 + 17 only)

Course B –  Full programme

1-3 weeks £331.50 per week (ages 14 – 17 only)

4+ weeks £327.50 per week (ages 16 + 17 only)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Maximum Number of students

16

Public holidays

2019 – 19th April, 22nd April, 6th May, 27th May and 26th August.

 

 

End of term holidays
For all courses except Summer, Easter and Executive there is noschool on the following dates:

n/a

n/a

Course times
Monday to Friday

Morning 9:00AM – 12:00PM

Other information

Optional Extras

5 x lunch (Mon-Fri) £27.50 per week

5 x sport/social activities £125.00 per week

1 x weekend excursion £35.00 per week

1 x bus pass £18.00 per week

TBC

Exams

n/a

Exam Dates

n/a

Exam Fees

n/a

Course books

Use of course books included

Bournemouth
London
Enrolment Fee
£80
Course Fees

2019

COURSE A |£977.00

COURSE B|£807.50

COURSE C|£670.00

Maximum Number of students

1

Public holidays

2019 – April 19, April 22, May 6, May 27, August 26

End of term holidays
For all courses except Summer, Easter and Executive there is noschool on the following dates:

End of term dates do not apply for Executive Course bookings.

Course times
Monday to Friday

Morning 9:30AM – 12:30PM
Afternoon 1:30PM – 4:30PM

Other information

A business lunch can be added to any course for an additional fee of £35.00.

Exams

n/a

Exam Dates

n/a

Exam Fees

n/a

Course books

Included in the fees.

Bournemouth
London
Enrolment Fee
£0
£0
Course Fees

EU or Swiss nationals £700*

Non-EU nationals £2,950

*ADMINISTRATION FEES ONLY

2019 Start date September 2nd.

 

 

 

Maximum Number of students

15

Public holidays

2019 – 19th April, 22nd April, 6th May, 27th May and 26th August.

 

End of term holidays
For all courses except Summer, Easter and Executive there is noschool on the following dates:

n/a

n/a

Course times
Monday to Friday

Morning 9:30AM – 12:30PM
Afternoon 1:30PM – 4:30PM

Other information

Entry Requirements
Aged 16-18 at start of course
English level of CEFR 4.5 IELTS in all skills or equivalent and a Maths level equivalent to a GCSE
Video call interview with an academic member of staff
Good school report or reference

 

 

Exams

Students will take an English and a Maths exam as part of their course and must successfully complete 5 BTEC assignments

Exam Dates

To be confirmed.

Exam Fees

£0.00 (exam fees are included)

Course books

The use of course materials is included.

Bournemouth
London
Enrolment Fee
not available
£0
Course Fees

not available

EU or Swiss nationals £700*

Non-EU nationals £6,700

*ADMINISTRATION FEES ONLY

Maximum Number of students

not available

Public holidays
End of term holidays
For all courses except Summer, Easter and Executive there is noschool on the following dates:

not available

n/a

Course times
Monday to Friday

not available

To be confirmed.

Other information

Entry Requirements

Aged 16-18

English level of 5.5 IELTS in all skills or equivalent

Video call interview with an academic member of staff

at New City College

Good school report or reference

 

Exams
Exam Dates

To be confirmed.

Exam Fees

Exam fees are included.

Course books

The use of course materials is included.

Bournemouth
London
Enrolment Fee
not available
£0
Course Fees

not available

EU or Swiss nationals £700*

*ADMINISTRATION FEE ONLY

Maximum Number of students

not available

15

Public holidays

2019 – 19th April, 22nd April, 6th May, 27th May and 26th August.

End of term holidays
For all courses except Summer, Easter and Executive there is noschool on the following dates:

not available

To Be Confirmed

Course times
Monday to Friday

not available

To Be Confirmed

Other information

Entry Requirements

Aged 16-18

English level: Beginner, Lower Intermediate and Intermediate

Video call interview with an academic member of staff

at New City College

Good school report or reference

Visa requirements for non-EU nationals:

Not available to Tier 4 applicants.

 

Exams
Exam Dates

To Be Confirmed

Exam Fees
Course books

The use of course materials is included.

Enrolment Procedure

Why not book your English course at Westbourne Academy now?

Just follow these 3 easy steps:

1 – Choose which course you would like to study.

2 – Complete the Westbourne Academy Enrolment Form. You can download our Enrolment Form below:

Click here to download our WA Enrolment Form

Once completed, please send to: info@westbourneacademy.com

3 – Wait for a member of Westbourne Academy to contact you to complete the booking.

Please contact us if you have any questions on +44 (0)1202 75 27 77.

 

What to expect when you apply:

1. Direct to the Academy

  • Complete and return the enrolment form to the Academy with either the non-refundable enrolment fee, or full fees, and two passport photographs.
  • The Academy will confirm acceptance by letter and enclose an invoice with payment instructions. Or, if fees have already been paid, we will send a receipt, an acceptance letter, accommodation details and a student identity card.
  • School and accommodation fees should be paid at least 4 weeks before commencement of the course. If enrolment is made less than 4 weeks prior to commencement, total fees are payable with the booking.
  • Details of our bank account can be found on the enrolment form

2. Through an Agency

  • Complete and return the enrolment form to the Agency with the requested deposit and follow their instructions.
  • Westbourne Academy recommends this system of enrolment if you have an agent in your country. This enables you to pay in your own currency, obtain full information in your own language and receive advice on all forms of travel to and from England.
  • A contract is made only when a student’s enrolment has been confirmed and the Academy has acknowledged receipt of fees.

 

WA Terms & Conditions

Please click HERE to download our Terms and Conditions

 

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