Enhance your English programme with the chance to visit some of the most beautiful places in Dorset and across the UK!

We also provide a free adult activity programme throughout the year. Junior students who enrol on a full junior programme will have all their activities and excursions included.
Make the most of your time here!

Free Activities for Adults

We run a free activities programme each week, consisting of football, volleyball, badminton and basketball.  Keep fit, meet new friends and practice your English!

Student borrowing a book from ETC library


ETC’s library is packed with learning resources, stationary and equipment to aid you learning.  We also have a free DVD library so you can enjoy learning English outside of the classroom.


Visit some exciting places around the UK.  We arrange trips most weekends to local and national places of interest.  Explore the Jurassic Coast, London, Oxford, Bath and much more…

Top things to do in and around Bournemouth

  • In the summer there are many activities in Bournemouth, including candle lighting ( a 100 year-old tradition) and free fireworks.
  • Bournemouth square in the winter is packed with festive decorations and a seasonal market offering souvenirs, refreshments and a fantastic atmosphere!
  • Take a ferry to Brownsea Island and explore a truly natural environment.
  • Take a walk through Bournemouth Gardens and experience miles of beautiful scenery.
  • Rise 500ft in the air in Bournemouth’s static hot air balloon; view over 20 miles!

Activities Schedules