UK-based international study centres and immersion programmes for overseas students of all ages are experiencing steady increases in enrolment

UK-based international study centres and immersion programmes for overseas students of all ages are experiencing steady increases in enrolment, according to recent research. In the Spring 2013 edition of Re:locate magazine, Rebecca Marriage takes a closer look at this growing sector of the British education market for families moving to the UK. HMC school Blundell's features.

Sally Twiss, marketing officer at Blundell’s School, an independent co-educational boarding and day school in Devon, believes that the boarding-school experience can help students to integrate quickly. “International pupils are fully included in the academic, sports and social programmes, and because there are such a small number of foreign-language speakers here, they have an excellent opportunity to speak English all the time, integrate into boarding-school life, and improve their English significantly,” says Ms Twiss.