UK Boarding Schools for Beginners

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A pre-boarding school summer course will ensure your child is confident and ready to start off on the right foot. Pre-sessional courses are an ideal way to help students settle in quickly or can act as a taster for those considering boarding.

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With over 450 boarding schools in the UK, choosing the right one for your child can be challenging.
Academic Families are the experts in matching students to schools.


Learn about our process:


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To be your guardianship provider >


To become a host family >


From our family to yours...


We understand how important it is to find the best partner to support your family during your child’s time at school and we believe our quality service will ensure your child is safe, happy and successful.


Our service starts when we help you select the best boarding school for your child. We then provide the local UK guardian support for each student throughout their UK education.


To find out how we can help your family please get in touch.


Lorna Clayton, Director

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