Guardianship Services

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Located in Ilfracombe, North Devon, Country Cousins is a family run organisation that provides English courses for foreign students. We have more than 65 years of experience with international students.

We offer a friendly and professional guardianship service for our students studying in independent boarding schools in the South West of the UK.

Country Cousins is accredited by the British Council, all of our host families and drivers are DBS checked.

Monthly service fees for guardianship are £110 (VAT not applicable). This includes all of our services and two visits by our staff to see your child in the first term.

What is included:
·         Arrangement of transport and accommodation
·         Emergency contact 24 hours a day / 7 days a week
·         Assistance with school enrolment, including prior visit
·         Weekly contact from our office
·         One care report per trimester from the host family
·         Attendance at school functions eg. parent and teacher meetings


What is not included:

  • Transport costs
  • Host Family accommodation (charged at £30 per night, full board)
  • Pocket Money
  • School Excursions
  • Travel Insurance

Transport and travel charged at cost. We use our own drivers and minibuses
Mobile phones and phone cards charged at cost
Translation and interpretation services on request

Recommended age: 12 – 17 years’ old

Minimum stay is 6 weeks

If you would like to speak with someone before you make a decision, please phone us direct on +44 1271 862834

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