Our hosts are from different backgrounds. They have been visited and interviewed in their home and they must meet British Council standards. They have been selected because of the comfort of the home and the warm welcome they will be able to give you.
|Type||Description||Price per week||Notes|
|Standard Homestay||Single room, half board||See Fees & Dates|
|Single room, breakfast only|
|Single room, self-catering|
|Shared room, half board||Only available to 2 students booking together.|
|Shared room, breakfast only|
Important note: Self-catering and breakfast-only homestay accommodation is not available to students under 18 years old.
You will have the chance to live in a home environment and experience the culture first hand. Good and friendly homes within good access to the city centre and the school.
|Location||All hosts are within reasonable and safe walking distance from bus stop.|
|Travel time||Average journey time to/from school is 20-30 minutes by bus.|
|Booking options||Single room.
Shared room (only available to 2 students booking together).
|Room||A comfortable and simply furnished room contains a desk and storage space for your clothes. If there isn't a desk in the room, the host will provide an area for private study somewhere else in the house. Bed linen is provided by the host. Your host will clean your room, but you should keep it neat and tidy too by making your own bed and putting your clothes away.|
|Meal plans||Half board: breakfast and evening meal included daily (cooking facilities not included, access to these is at the host's discretion).
Breakfast only: cooking facilities not included, access to these is at the host's discretion. Board type most suitable for students that like to eat out in the evening.
Self-catering (single room only): no meals provided, full use of kitchen facilities provided by the homestay.
Breakfast is not usually cooked. It is often toast and marmalade, cereal, fruit juice and tea of coffee. Dinner is the main meal of the day and should include meat, fish or poultry, unless you have asked in your application form for vegetarian meals. Special dietary requirements available on request. Please inform the school at the time of the booking.
|Laundry||Students should be able to do one washing machine load of laundry per week. Please discuss with your host whether you should do it yourself in their machine or whether they will do it for you.|
|Baths and showers||Everyone in the family needs to use the bathroom and there is often only one bathroom in the home, you will need to ask your host when is the best time to have your bath or shower. Please note that towels are provided by your family.|
|Telephone||Please ask you host if they will allow you to use the telephone to receive incoming or make outgoing calls using a calling card.|
|Internet access||Internet access might be available in some homestays. Please ask the host upon arrival. You can enjoy free Internet and wireless connection in our school premises Monday to Friday from 08:30 to 17:00.|