Pupils whose parents are based abroad must have an English – speaking contact in the UK who can be responsible for arrangements at the beginning and end of each term and for the care of pupils during half-terms, exeats and in emergencies. Ideally this should be someone local who can take an interest in the pupil’s welfare and life at school and who is prepared to attend parents meetings and support school functions, such as plays, concerts and matches. 

Suitable guardians might be relatives or family friends resident in the UK; alternatively there are several agencies that offer this service.

For more information, you can contact: 

The Association for the Education and Guardianship of International Students (AEGIS)
Yasemin Wigglesworth
The Wheelhouse, Bond's Mill Estate, Bristol Road, Stonehouse, Gloucestershire, GL10 3RF
+44 (0) 1453 821 293

Please see our Guardianship Policy and Guardian Agreement here.