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Day School Host Families

Where boarding school accommodation is not available or selected, we can arrange Day School Hosting whereby a student stays with a Host Family and enjoys the same lifestyle as any other day school student in the UK.

Our service includes finding and supporting a suitable Host Family for your child, 24/7 emergency cover, confirmation of transport arrangement for beginning and end of term, liaising with families to ensure all is going smoothly and offer advice where necessary.

Apply For a Guardian/Host Family to Help Look After Your Child

To apply online for a Gabbitas Education Guardian/Host Family in the UK, please download and complete our Application Form.

Interested in Becoming a Guardian/Host Family?

Our team is always looking for new families to act as guardians or to host children attending local day and boarding schools. Children attending local day schools require full-time hosting, whereas children attending local boarding schools only need looking after in the holidays and over several 'exeat' weekends each year. Families will need to be homeowners and students will need a room with some space for clothing and a desk for studying. 

If you are interested in becoming a Gabbitas Education Guardian/Host Family, please complete the Contact Us form opposite.

Case Study: International Students in the UK


Case Study: Karen & Dave


Karen and Dave have been a Gabbitas Education family for over 15 years and during their time with us have had students staying with them from a range of countries, some as emergency overnight or weekend accommodation and others on a regular basis for five years. Read more about Karen & Dave's experiences.





What Our Clients Say

  • "I needed someone closer to me to take care of me, and thankfully Karen and Dave were there."  - Tom Pham, Vietnam

  • "We very much enjoyed having Putter to stay. Once again you have matched up guardian families and students very well." - Suzanne White, Leeds


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