White House Guardianships - Principal Guardianship

WHG Guardianship Service - Principal Guardianship

This service gives parents the comfort to know that their child is being well looked after by a trained and experienced Local Co-ordinator, who is always close at hand for support. This means the student can focus on their studies and enjoy their experience in the UK.

Principle Guardianship in the UK for overseas students


So what's included?

  • Weekly contact from your Local Co-ordinator
  • Four pastoral reports during the year (Start of the year, December, April, July)
  • Attendance at school functions, where needed eg. parent and teacher meetings
  • Arrangement of transport and accommodation
  • Emergency contact 24 hours a day / 7 days a week

What is not included?

Examples of additional costs charged to the expenses account:

  • Transport costs
  • WHG host family accommodation
  • Pocket money

For Students

Before arriving in the UK you will be sent contact details of your Local Co-ordinator. Within your first two weeks, your Local Co-ordinator will meet you and remind you that if you need anything to contact them.

After this meeting, the Local Co-ordinator will write your first report and send it to your parents to say they have met you. Then, there is weekly contact by email, phone or text and a personal visit at least once every 4 weeks. Further reports are written at the end of each term. Always contact your Local Co-ordinator if you need anything. We are available 24 hours a day 7 days a week.

Principal Student Guardianship Fees 2017-18

Registration Fee £135.00
Annual Guardianship Fee £1485.00
Expenses Deposit £1200.00
Other charges (where applicable)
Christmas Supplement £200.00
Holiday Guardianship Fee(per day) £6.00
Family Accommodation(minimum charge 1.5 nights)  
Scotland, London and surrounding counties £45.00
All other areas £40.00

Please Note:

  1. Holiday Guardianship Fee is only charged to students who stay for the long holidays where most students return home and therefore no guardianship is normally charged.
  2. A clear term's notice of withdrawal must be given in writing or a term's fees paid in lieu.

If you have any further questions regarding our Principal Guardianship Service, please contact us

If you would like to apply for boarding school guardianship, you will need to create a WHG account. PLEASE CLICK HERE

All fees include VAT ( Government tax) where applicable.