Our Guardianship and Student Services

Guardianship First provides the following services for students staying in the UK as their nominated guardians.


1. Emergency Services

  • Acting as legal UK-based guardian - providing 24-hour emergency phone assistance during term time, exeat weekends and half terms
  • Emergency medical sickness arrangement

2. Host Family Arrangement

  •  Finding qualified host family for your child by matching location & personal preferences
  • Thorough criminal records checks and enhanced DBS check of all associated host families Ensuring that host families are monitored regularly throughout child’s stay

3. Transport Arrangement

  • Transport arrangement to and from our host family during exeat weekends and half terms
  • Transport arrangement to and from airport at the start/end of the term
  • Booking flights and travel tickets (coach & train) as required 

4. Pastoral Care

  • Ensuring smooth liaison between parents, child and school. Your child is visited by our professional local coordinators once per term to ensure that they settle well in school and also to monitor their academic progress (for Premium and Standard Guardianship only)
  • Attending parents’ meetings and sending parents the meeting reports and teachers’ feedback via email (for Premium and Standard Guardianship only)
  • Accompany your child to register with the police **
  • Helping with purchase of School or other miscellaneous items such as SIM card, mobile phone top-ups, clothes, books, laptop, stationary and sport equipment **

5. Academic Support

  • Arranging school report translation service – communicating with you about your child’s academic progress
  • Monitoring your child’s progress and arranging tutoring **
  • Arranging holiday (summer/winter) course, GCSE and A Level subject course and other extra language support and special needs provision **
  • Offering advice with the choice of  GCSE and A Level subjects and guidance with further education – university selection with free application and consultation

6. Finance Management

  • Providing you with detailed Student Expense Account Statement at the end of each term
  • Assisting with opening a UK bank account
  • Managing and allocating your child’s pocket money

7. Visa Support

  • Assisting with visa renewal/passport renewal

** if required, cost as incurred


Find out more about Guardianship First Guardianship Packages.