Summary of the Abbey Guardians Service 

Abbey Guardians offer only one level of guardianship service - we believe that all students in our care, whether boarding or day pupil, deserve the same comprehensive package which supports their happiness & achievement whilst at school in the UK.

Academic

  • We keep in regular contact with the student via phone, email and termly visits to school
  • We maintain contact with the school, tracking academic progress and  updating you when necessary 
  • Help & advice with school / university selection, visits & applications
  • Help & advice with subject selection
  • Help with school uniform and any other equipment required for school / clubs
  • We attend parents evenings & other school events on your behalf (if requested)
  • Observe your guidance regarding social, sporting / high risk activities and sign the various consents as required by the school

Pastoral

  • We act as Educational Guardian to your child whilst in the UK
  • We are on call to visit if there is any emergency
  • We are here, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week if your child, you or your agent needs our help
  • We provide support and advice for your child whenever they need us 

Host Families, Exeats & Holidays

  • We select and appoint thoroughly checked host families, who we believe will contribute to your child's stay during exeats & holidays
  • We liaise closely with you, your child, the school and the host family to organise trouble free holidays, exeats & school trips
  • Maintain contact with your child & host family over the period of the holiday to make sure they are happy & settled
  • Annual host family inspections
  • Make travel arrangements from airport to school, school to host family and any other travel as necessary or authorised by you

Practical & Financial

  • Help and advice with passports, visas and other documentation
  • Help with mobile phones, SIM cards etc
  • Arrange possessions, travel & private heath insurance
  • Help with opening a UK bank account or managing personal allowances

The lists above are not exhaustive - if there is anything we can help or advise with, we will.

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