Boarding School and Extended Guardianship Programme

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Boarding School & Extended Guardianship

Why choose us?

IELA provide an extended guardianship service to students attending Boarding Schools in Ireland. Our service covers the day to day management of school life, academic progress, extra-curricular activities, social calendar etc. During School closure (Exeat/Exodus) weekends we provide high quality host family accommodation close to the Boarding School.

Students attending boarding school have the support and guardianship of IELA for the duration of their stay. We are there from the moment they arrive at the airport and our service covers purchasing of school books, uniform, visa applications, transfers to/from airport, liaison with school on student’s academic & social progress, feedback at parent/teacher meetings, management of contingency fund/expenses account and a regular catch up with our student with a coffee or a hot chocolate.

Platinum Guardianship Details

What's Included

What’s included

  • Personal meet & greet upon arrival at Dublin Airport and private transfer to host family
  • Full board accommodation in high quality host family home close to school for Exodus and weekend closures.
  • Assistance in purchasing books/school uniforms etc.
  • Organisation of additional items, i.e. extra-curricular activities, membership of local clubs, purchase of sporting items etc
  • Attendance at parent teacher meetings throughout school year plus transcription of report to agency/parents.
  • Regular contact with School staff & Principal to ensure student is happy and progressing academically and socially
  • Weekly contact with student for the first 4 weeks.
  • Monthly contact with student to ensure all is going well.
  • Monthly liaison with agency/parents/host family to communicate information as required.
  • Careful monitoring of students’ personal & social calendar.
  • Assistance with visa application as required.
  • Assistance with medical/dental appointments as required.
  • Management of *Contingency fund (expense accounts)
  • 24-hour emergency service available.
  • Transfer on departure

What's Not Included

What’s not included

  • Uniform, book rental/purchase
  • Transport to/from school
  • Pocket money
  • Extra-curricular activity fees
  • Mobile phone top-ups
  • Airport transfers at mid-term, Christmas & Easter

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Travel Assist Guardianship Service

IELA provide a temporary guardianship services to students who require assistance with for the following:

  1. Students travelling to/from Ireland
  2. Unaccompanied Minor Service
  3. Transfers to/from schools to Airports in Ireland

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