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Bespoke guardianship service


Picking the right guardianship organisation is crucial for parents seeking to get the best out of an international education for their child.

We tailor our guardianship services to meet our students’ needs. With our services being recognised for their quality through full accreditation by AEGIS (the Association for the Education and Guardianship of International Students), parents can rest easy knowing that their child’s welfare is secured.

Our Services Include:

Administrative Support

Tier 4 Visa application assistance.

A complete travel service for exeat and holiday travel.

Pairing students with a suitable host family that has undergone the necessary safety checks and regulations.*

24/7 availability to schools, parents and students.

Appropriate and experience-based advice on potential schools.

Advice on admissions procedures.

Arrangements for accompanied school visits.

Advice on preparation for school in the UK BEFORE arrival.

A full welcome service on arrival to the UK on request.

Academic Support

Attendance at Parents’ Consultations on request.

Advice on important stages of a pupil’s academic journey including GCSE and A-Level advice as well as application to university.

An effective conduit between schools and parents for the academic welfare of their child.

Pastoral Support

Social and emotional support whilst at school.

A genuine and personal interest in our pupils and their success at school and excellent relationships with key staff at our partner schools.

A strong staff body which includes current and former teachers, former House Parents, Pastoral Managers and fluent Mandarin and Cantonese speakers who are able to guide pupils and intervene whenever necessary to provide assistance and advice.


* We fully vet our host families through a rigorous interview process that involves a face-to-face meeting, an inspection of their home and an enhanced DBS check. For further details on the services we require of our host families, please refer to our page on Host Families.


We also recognise the importance of assisting the schools and host families that work with us to provide the very best experience of a British education.

With Connexcel, Schools and host families can expect a comprehensive support network to help them throughout the student’s time in the UK.

For more information on the services we provide to schools, see our School Consultancy page.

Read some recent case studies to see how our services have helped

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