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Young Learners' Courses

Juniors: 8-11 years     Tweens: 12 -13 years

Sidmouth International School has successfully run courses for Young Learners aged 8-13 yrs since 1983.

We have a separate department for these young students only 5  minutes walk from the Adult department.

A team of carefully chosen teachers and activity leaders organises a varied programme of teaching and leisure activities specially designed for this age group. They learn English in a way that is fun and effective and have the chance to communicate with children from all over the world. Our aim is to provide the special care and supervision required by younger students, in the safe and secure environment of this small seaside town. Supervision and the safeguarding of our young students is our top priority!

We arrange special transport for our young students and have experienced staff to meet them at the airport when they arrive, see Location and Travel.  They also have a transfer to and from homestay and school each day

Accommodation is with specially chosen and checked homestay famiilies - see Accommodation and Welfare

2024 - The school will be closed for Public Holidays on: 1 January, 29 March, 1 April, 6 May, 27 May, 26 August,  25 & 26 December. No lesson time will be lost.

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Course Information

Brochure for this course

What our students say about us

As a mother (Italian MUM!) of a child of 12 years I was looking for a small school, where I was sure that my child was always supervised. My expectations have been absolutely respected. Staying with local families is an educational experience for our children. My son came back home with good vocabulary and older! Great experience. Thank you, SIS.
- Parent of Alessandro from Italy, (July 2018)
It's been a pleasure to spend two lovely weeks at Sidmouth International School. All my students have enjoyed a lot and their host families were wonderful to them. It has been a great experience and we will repeat again next summer.
- Olga (Group leader) from Spain (July 2016)
We are very happy to see how Sidmouth International School is conducting everything in a very professional manner. We are both happy with the host family arrangements as well as with the actual teaching at school. From what we can gather so far kids are learning and progressing with their language skills in an amazing pace. Well done by all your team!
- Alexander (father) of Young Learner from Germany, (Easter 2017)

General Information


Sidmouth International School is committed to the safety and well-being of our students and we aim to provide an environment where young people and children feel comfortable and safe.


Sidmouth International School is proud to be accredited by the British Council to teach English in the UK




May Cottage
EX10 8EN

Tel: +44 (0) 1395 516754