Accreditation & Memberships

British Council

Capital School of English has been British Council accredited for 14 years. The British Council inspected and accredited Capital School of English in April 2017. The Accreditation Scheme assesses the standards of management, resources and premises, teaching and welfare and accredits organisations which meet the overall standard in each area inspected.

Read our Full Inspection Report from April 2017.

Trinity College London

Capital School of English is an accredited Trinity English Language Exam centre.  We are able to offer our students the option of undertaking one of the Trinity Graded Examinations in Spoken English (GESE).

The Trinity GESE Exams form part of our PONS Programme Italy Courses.

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The Regional Accredited Language Schools Association (RALSA) has existed for more than 25 years and was established on the fundamental principle of promoting Bournemouth as a centre of educational excellence.

The primary objectives of all RALSA schools are to offer quality English language tuition to international students in safe, secure and professionally accredited institutes.

Quality English

Quality English (QE) is a quality brand for leading independent English language schools. QE English language schools provide high-quality English language training in English-speaking countries. Run by directors and staff who care about education and the individual needs of their students, QE schools offer a high degree of personal service and individual attention.

Quality English is a group of established, independent schools who are carefully selected for their commitment to excellence in English language teaching and the exceptional service they offer to their students. They offer a choice of general and specialised courses in contrasting locations.

International Education Forum

International Education Forum was established to promote the Bournemouth and Poole area as a world-class centre for excellence in international education. The Forum is a unique partnership between the public and private sectors. It is made up of local education providers with strong and proven track records in their individual fields. This co-operation between such a wide range of partners aims to ensure that international students receive maximum benefit from their stay in Bournemouth and Poole.

English UK

English UK is the world’s leading language teaching association with over 470 member centres all accredited to the highest standards, ensuring the best teaching and care for students.  These members range from small private English language schools, such as Capital School, to universities, offering the world’s biggest choice of courses, at all levels.

The UK is the home of English – and still the best place to learn it.


LanguageCert  is an Awarding Organisation dedicated to language skills assessment and certification. It is a member of PeopleCert, a global leader in the certification industry, that has been delivering millions of exams in 200 countries. LanguageCert develops its own language qualifications and partners with renowned organisations worldwide to offer high-quality language skills assessment and certification to the global learners’ community.