Torquay International School

Language School

15 St Marychurch Road, Torquay, Devon, TQ1 3HY
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Torquay International School is located in the beautiful seaside town of Torquay on the English Riviera in the South West of England. The school was established in 1972 and is accredited by the British Council. We offer courses to students of all ages from 16 to 70+ and from Elementary to Advanced. However, the majority of our students are over 20 and many are aged between 30 and 60. In fact TIS is well known for 40+ and 50+ courses as well as English courses for seniors.

Courses include General English and Examination Courses and examinations which can be taken in Torquay include:
IELTS, TOEIC, Cambridge FCE, CAE, CPE and BEC.

For those who need Business English we have a wide range of courses for employees and management personnel. Our client list includes many well know international organisations throughout the world.

At TIS we are internationally known not only for our courses, but also for our high standards of individual care for our clients, many of whom have made repeated visits to the school or recommended us to their friends, family or business colleagues. We believe that the time you spend learning English in Torquay is one of the most important times in your life and we make sure that you get the very best out of your stay with us.

TIS students come from all over the world and we generally have between 15 and 35 nationalities in the school and from 50 to 12 students of almost all ages.

The school has 20 classrooms, free wife, internet centre, relaxation centre and a volley ball court in the large surrounding gardens. We are just a few moments walk from the town centre.

Our accommodation service includes 3 categories of Homestay, 3 self-catering apartments with 3-15 minutes on foot from the school and our own hotel opposite the school – Club TIS Hotel

Torquay International School are British Council Accredited, members of English UK, Business English UK, IALC – the International Association of Language centres and TEN – The English Network.

Opening Times

2020 Opening (1 Jan 2020 - 31 Dec 2020)



Road Directions

From Newton Abbot (at the end of the A380) follow signs for Torquay town centre. Continue along Lymington Road and take a right hand turn opposite Torquay Library up St Marychurch Road. Torquay International School is on the right hand side.

Public Transport Directions

The number 12 bus runs between Newton Abbot, Paignton and Brixham calling at Castle Circus, Torquay town centre. From Castle Circus, cross the road and walk around the Town Hall towards the library. St Marychurch Road is opposite, and the school is a ten minute walk up the hill.

We offer a full transport advice service and our advice and information on all the different ways and best airports for accessing Torquay are available at
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Registered address 5 Vaughan Parade, Torquay, Devon, England, TQ2 5JG.
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