About Harrow House
Harrow House was founded in 1969 and continues to provide quality
educational courses for adult and junior students from more than 50
different countries. We are inspected by OFSTED / DFE from whom we
received the highest rating ‘simply outstanding in all areas’. We are
also accredited by the British Council and are founder members of
English UK and Young Learners English UK. We also support Education UK
and are a member of English UK South West regional grouping as well as
the local area association, the Recognized Accredited Language Schools
Our College in Swanage offers unrivalled facilities, splendid views of the surrounding Purbeck Hills, the sea and the Isle of Wight. The long inviting sandy beaches and the town centre are within a few minutes’ walking distance. Swanage, on the South Coast of England, is one of the top four seaside resorts in the UK, approximately 2.5 hours away from London and is considered to be the gateway town to the Jurassic Coast - England’s first natural UNESCO World Heritage Site. In a recent publication, the county of Dorset was found to be the safest county in England. Swanage Beach has ranked among the top 10 best beaches in England and Swanage Pier has been voted ‘Pier of the Year 2012’.
Harrow House has a reputation for quality and professionalism. Our facilities include: Games room including American Pool and Darts; Wi-Fi connectivity area; Computer rooms with internet access; Library; Indoor heated swimming pool; Assembly hall / Mini theatre / Table-tennis and Games room / Satellite TV; Aeroball arena / Squash court / Aerobics / Yoga studio, Cinema / Lecture hall with Digital TV; LookOut Lounge and Disco with Digital TV; Cafeteria; Fitness studio; Team-building skills zone, Basketball court, 5 Tennis courts, Volleyball court, Mini golf, Indoor sports hall with Tennis, Badminton, Volleyball and Five-a-side football, Football / Handball and Tennis Court; Administration offices; Shop; College accommodation; Self-service laundry.
Social Programmes and Excursions
Our College remains open until late in the evenings and offers students an ideal environment in which to study, relax and enjoy themselves. A wide range of evening activities are organised by our staff. We offer a variety of excursions from full-day, to overnight and weekend trips throughout the UK and Europe. Excursions for all courses are included in the fees.
Our students can choose between our excellent residential College accommodation or our carefully selected Homestays which are all within walking distance of the College. Adult Courses can be booked with full-board College accommodation from January to mid February and from late August to mid September or with full-board Homestay accommodation from January to mid February and from end of June to mid September. All Junior Courses are inclusive of full-board College or Homestay accommodation.
Adult Courses – from 16 years
·Intensive English in Action
Intensive English in Action for Adult Family Members of Young Learners and Junior Course students
Junior Low Season Courses
Junior Summer Courses