Boarding House or Host Family?
This is entirely your choice and both have advantages. We select our host families with care. The majority of our host families are former school teachers who live very near to schools.
Who need to stay with host family?
Even if your child stays in the Boarding House, there will be times when your child needs to stay with Host Family.
Boarding school students: There are three half-term breaks during which boarding schools are close and boarders need to vacate their boarding houses. Boarders who do not travel away from UK or return home will need safe and secure accommodation during these periods. Temporary accommodation is also required during exeat weekends. Staying with approved host families is the most common arrangement.
Day school students: Day school students will stay with host family for long term throughout their school term time. There are three term breaks and during these breaks or holidays, Day School students will need safe and secure accommodation if they do not return home or travel outside of UK. They may continue to stay with the same host family if availability allows or staying with a different host family temporarily.