Become one of our host families


Hosting times each year

  • March/April - 3 weeks
  • April/May - 3 weeks
  • July/August - 3 weeks
  • October - 3 weeks
  • Other hosting times will be added in future


  • Hosting of Thai students aged between 10 and 16 years old
  • Possible to host up to 4 students per household dependent on space
  • Student has own bedroom or can share with another student of same gender on our programme
  • Host provides bed, breakfast, packed lunch, dinner each day
  • Must be native English speakers

Our programme

  • Monday to Friday:
    Our Thai students are either studying at a local school or are out on excursions everyday from 8.30am until 5.30pm
  • Weekends:
    Our Thai students are out on excursions from 10am until 5.30pm

Responsibilities of our Host families

  • To provide a safe, supportive and stable family environment
  • Clean, comfortable room(s) with adequate heating and lighting, space for storing clothes
  • To be at home in the mornings and evenings each day to give students their breakfast, packed lunch and evening meal
  • Encourage the student(s) to speak English as much as possible while in your home
  • Treat the student(s) as though they were members of your own family
  • Access to shared bathroom and toilet facilities
  • Able to wash some clothes once/week
  • Provision of towels and bedding to be washed once/week
  • Access to living areas and kitchen
  • Must have WIFI
  • Provide student(s) with a balanced, varied diet: continental style breakfast, packed lunch, cooked evening meal, some available snacks also
  • Responsible for supervision, security and safety of the student(s) while in your home
  • Responsiblity to ensure host family has sufficient home contents and building insurance to cover any accidents while student(s) are in your home

If you are interested in becoming one of our homestay host families please call Michael Howle on 01372 456838. We can visit you at your home to discuss in more detail and answer any questions you may have regarding hosting our students.

We look forward to hearing from you.