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Atlantic School of English & Active Leisure is and English language school in South West Cork, Ireland. The school is also a certified teacher training center, offering flexible General English courses in combination with a number of Business and Specialist Programs. Groups are small, and emphasize the personal approach to each student. The school also provides summer programs for juniors and teenagers. More interesting program options include Business or General English & Golf, Mind Body and Spirit Plan, Home English Language Program, etc. Atlantic S.E.A.L. is located in a traditional Irish building in the Schull village, enabling students to enjoy a peaceful learning environment.

All Programs Available:
  • Education
    • Teaching English as a Second Language
  • Philology, Languages, Literature
    • Language Courses
    • Language Courses and Cultural Immersion Programs
    • Business English
    • General English
    • English Courses
    • English as a Second Language
    • English Language and Literature (in Language Schools)
Language of instruction


Type of school

Language School




Schull, West Cork, Cork, Ireland, 00


Approved by Trinity College London to host the CertTESOL English teacher training programme

More information about Academic Programs

Small Group Tuition with All Watersports & Arts & Crafts plus golfing/horse-riding/hill walking/archaelogical tours/Marine Ecology with interactive field

More information about Graduate Programs

Further training for teachers of English as the director is a fully qualified & experienced teacher trainer and has conducted workshops for English teachers abroad (Italy, France etc) and has taught Spanish teachers of English in Ireland. ) Excellent Work Experience programmes - both paid and unpaid placements.

Admission Requirements

Age 18 for our adult school. Average age of students in adult school: 25-55years old Courses for young learners (6-12) and teenagers (13-17) in our separate junior school Easter and Summer only or by special request rest of the year.

Language Requirements

Beginners must do 'one to one' for first two weeks only. Elementary + can join any of our micro-groups (average 4 adults per class and never more than 6 throughout the year).


Lessons cost from 11Euro per hour. Average course: 20 hours per week.

Financial Aid

Discounts for long duration but no scholarships.


Host family with meals, Host family 'cook for yourself', B&B, Superior Guesthouses (like small hotels), Backpackers' Lodge (Cook for yourself), Traditional Irish cottage by the sea or village centre holiday home.

Services and Activities

Full leisure Active Sport, Culutral and Creative programme available to combine with your English course, also 'double learning Experiences example: Learn English and Scuba Diving/Horse-Riding/Golf/Tennis/Aromatherapy massage/Irish music and dance/Irish cookery/Irish culture and literature workshops and tours/Sailing/Marine Biology and many more. Internet access free for Students!