New – Coastal Adventure Course

Do your students have what it takes?  Immerse your students in English Language and the Atlantic Ocean. Challenge your students, combine pronunciation and palpitations, as your students take part in extreme ocean based sports. Help them articulate, while adrenaline pumps as they scale great cliff drops on an abseiling mission. Watch them become one with […]

SOL Students Generous Charity Donation

These incredibly generous SOL students from Romania and Bulgaria visited our station today. The theme of ‘charity’ is an important part of their cultural and language studies. After discovering that the RNLI is a charity funded by donations, and that the crew are all volunteers, they put an amazing £80. 66 ( plus 50 Romanian […]

Mark Andrews

Our trainer, Mark Andrews, after closing the 14th ELTA conference on Saturday afternoon went on a tour of Serbian schools, meeting both students and teachers. He has already completed visits to Dolnji Milanovac and Prokuplje and will be visiting Niš and Aleksinac.   Today an article appeared in a local intenet newspaper about his visit […]


SOL was present at our 6th conference of the year last Saturday in Nikšić, Montenegro.   It was the second conference for the newly formed ELTAM  and the day successfully ended with Branislav Ceranic from Zabljak this year’s lucky winner of a summer course in Devon!!     We have continued to support this deserving association with Mark […]

New look Classrooms

We are really enjoying using our newly decorated classrooms in Barnstaple!! The Ocean Room has many artefacts from the seashore decorating the room, the Exmoor room shares the deep colours of the moorland scenery with silhouettes of the animals which live there, especially the deer and the birds – and even the Exmoor Beast!! The […]


This summer why not book into one of our great training courses for Teachers of English? In Devon in July €725 or €525 for returners! €340 for our amazing So(u)l camps in Slovakia or Serbia in August. Places also available on students courses in the summer