As one of the premier guardianship organisations in the UK we have over 40 years experience of caring for overseas students attending boarding schools across the country. Each student is personally supported by our professional team of student co-ordinators and our guardian/host families are of the highest quality.
We are the chosen providers of guardian families for children supported by Embassy Educational attachés, a founder member of AEGIS (The Association for the Education and Guardianship of International Students) and work closely with one of the UK’s foremost child protection organisations the NSPCC (the National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children).
In addition to guardianship we offer short term Holiday Homestays and Boarding School ‘Taster’ Programmes.
“Thank you very much for giving me many details information. The contact indication and procedure are very clear, I appreciate very much your patience and trust on your professional help, I am grateful to have you on direct contact as my daughter’s co-ordinator.”
Mrs Liu, 2014
“My family supported me fully. They attended the teachers meeting and wrote a very good report on my academics and life at school afterwards for my parents. Also they never forgot my birthday and always give me a delightful surprise in the form of cards or presents. Thank you Dave and Karen! I was always smiling and laughing whenever I was with them. They were great friends and even better hosts. I honestly couldn’t recommend them enough.”
“Since my daughter began studying in the UK, our Gabbitas coordinator has always been there as a caring and knowledgeable professional to provide advice and on-the-ground help. For a parent like myself who is unfamiliar with the UK system and the UK youth culture and is living in a different time zone, this has proven to be of critical importance. Nothing is too much trouble, they are always happy to assist me.”
Mr Kishima 2015
“Dear Mrs Beverly and Mr Andrew,
I am Seigo, I and my wife really appreciate your great hospitality offered to our daughter during the recent home stay at your house. She very much enjoyed her stay as well as various events you kindly arranged for her. I am particularly pleased to hear that she was made a good friend of your daughter, and in fact, she mentioned to me that your daughter is a very nice and great girl many times. Also, I am hugely thankful that you took a swift action when our daughter had a breathing problem, as I heard from Gabbitas. This is a great comfort to us.
My daughter says she would love to see your family again. If we need to secure a place during future breaks or other occasions, we would hope to turn to you and Gabbitas, if you would not mind.
Again, thank you very much
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