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Host Family


Identify suitable host families for pupils and ensure that the child is totally happy with the family; and make any necessary changes.

In Loco Parentis (In Place of Parents)
  • Provide an immediate contact point for the child, the parent, the host family and the school 24 hours a day
  • Obtain a letter of consent from parent to act in loco parentis, e.g. permission to sign a consent form in cases of emergency operations or medical treatment
  • Make appropriate arrangements for medical care
  • Accommodate or arrange accommodation for the pupil at half-term and those week-ends when the school is closed
  • Ensure that arrangements for children to return to their home country on holiday and at the end of term are made, including visa requirements and transport to/from Airport
  • Liaise with the school in order to make arrangements for these holidays
  • Liaise with the school over any special arrangements for shopping, medical treatment etc.

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