Eastbourne School of English is accredited by the British Council for the teaching of English as a foreign language. To obtain accreditation, the school must be inspected regularly and meet very strict criteria. The British Council last inspected and accredited Eastbourne School of English in June 2015. ESOE achieved 8 overall areas of strength, well above the average for BC schools of 3.6. You can read the full report here. According to the EL Gazette's review of British Council accredited schools, this result makes Eastbourne School of English a "Centre of Excellence".