Guardianship Services

Whilst Pippa’s Guardians’ are caring for your child, they will carry out the following responsibilities:

  • Your child’s Area Manager will regularly visit your child in their boarding school to provide ongoing communication back to you, the parent. Your Area Manager will take a genuine interest in the wellbeing of your child and these regular visits reflects the personal service we pride ourselves on.
  • Appoint a friendly, welcoming and fully inspected host family, which is close to your child’s school. The host family provides a home for your child during all weekend breaks, half terms and holidays (as needed), according to your child’s requirements.
  • Greet your child upon their arrival into the UK, and make all personal travel arrangements for weekend breaks, half terms and holidays.
  • Provide genuine pastoral care and take an interest in your child’s progress at school both academically and in their  personal development as they grow into adults.
  • Supervise your child’s academic progress and attend parent/teacher meetings when required.
  • Represent both you as parents and your child’s needs through good communication with your child’s school and host families.
  • Assist with opening UK bank accounts.
  • Provide support, help and advice on medical issues and counselling.
  • Advise and assist you regarding placements with future schools including handling the applications for you. They will also organise suitable English Language and revision courses for the holidays when needed.
  • Arrange visits to schools or universities for interviews.
  • Supervise your child’s school uniform.
  • Manage your child’s pocket money.
  • Assist you with Visa applications and Police Registrations.
  • Organise the purchase of UK mobile SIM cards.
  • In the event of a crisis, Pippa’s Guardians will support your child by providing advice and assistance.
  • Pippa’s Guardians are on call 24 hours every day to help you and your child with any difficulties or problems that may arise.