European School United Kingdom
Totnes European School is a
small privately owned school. We have a friendly atmosphere and our
professional and dedicated staff will always give you a warm welcome.
Every student is treated as an individual and we are here to help you
with any aspect of your stay in the U.K.
Totnes European School offers a wide choice
ENGLISH LANGUAGE COURSES
that may be studied on their own, or
combined with a
WORK EXPERIENCE PLACEMENT.
Totnes European School has many years experience organising WORK
EXPERIENCE and we are accredited for the University of Cambridge Work
dedicated and experienced Staffwho enjoy working with our students.
"All the people I have
met at Totnes European School have been kind and always available. I
have felt like I have been a big family!"
Sara from Italy (2003)
Totnes is situated in
beautiful Devon countryside with access to beaches, rivers and Dartmoor
National Park. The cities of Exeter and Plymouth are within easy reach
as is the seaside resort of Torbay. London is normally less than 3 1/2
hours distance by train. Our school is located in the centre of Totnes
which is a small, friendly and safe town.
We have a population
of just 8, 000 people who welcome students from all nationalities.
At Totnes European School our experienced teachers aim to make learning
as interesting and enjoyable as possible. There is a strong emphasis on
communicative activities. Lessons include speaking and listening
practice as well as reading, writing, grammar, vocabulary and
Small classes and a supportive atmosphere help students to gain
confidence and to maximise their English Language skills.
- Advice and guidance on all courses prior to enrolment
- Minimum age on all courses is 17 years
- Social programme includes one full day trip, one
afternoon sports activity and a pub evening
- An opportunity to make friends and practise your
- Free access to the internet and to a small library
and video collection
- Discount for courses 8 weeks or more
There is a
Registration fee of £60.00 for all courses
There is a £15.00 refundable deposit (paid on first day) for the loan of
of practice in speaking, well explained grammar, well involved games,
learning necessary things, interesting and exciting lessons and good
European School our experienced staff can organise a work experience
programme that is suitable for any individual or group. Whatever the
chosen vocation we can organise a work experience placement in the United Kingdom
that will help the student to improve language capability and employment
potential. We will endeavour to find a placement that will suit the
individual's vocational or professional experience.
English courses prior to the placement are available
Monitoring and full support is offered throughout the
Good quality placements organised in a variety of different sectors
Students complete a portfolio of evidence which
includes a diary, skills evaluation and company feedback
- Certified by Totnes European School or the University
to say that I could never have had a better time! The people at work
have been amazing from the first day showing me things properly and
being very helpful and always friendly."
from Germany (2002)
Life in a
different culture can be a daunting experience for anyone and so staff
at Totnes European School support students in all aspects of their life
in the United Kingdom. We encourage students to socialise in the local community
and also with other international students. From our experience
students achieve more from their time here in the United Kingdom if they are happy
and motivated throughout the programme.
- Approachable staff are always available to discuss
individual student's needs
- Regular feedback from students, host families and
work providers is obtained
- Advise and guidance on all our programmes
It is our aim to
ensure students achieve their personal objectives and have a positive
Leonardo Da Vinci Programme
Totnes European School is very experienced
in organising the European Union's '
These programmes are generally either 3 to 4 week Work Study programmes
comprising of English Language training and a work based project
assignment OR longer 12 to 13 week programmes comprising of 3 or 4 weeks
English language training followed by an 8 or 9 week Career Training
Placement in an appropriate organisation.
The School is well versed in the
requirements of these programmes and has run many successful programmes
in cooperation with European partners. We understand the regulations,
the funding and the administrative requirements.
Contact Kieley or Charlotte at
for further information