High School and Guardianship Programme

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High School and Guardianship
Programme in Ireland

IELA provide a bespoke education service, offering professional advice on top schools in Ireland.

Why choose us?

A quality education is the key to every child’s future and development. IELA’s promise is to offer a seamless, supportive transition whilst assisting you and your child through the Irish high school programme process.

With extensive experience in placing children from all over the world into internationally recognised institutions, both in public and private education, our dedicated specialists offer personalised guardianship, guidance and support throughout each placement.

What sets us apart

With IELA’s insider knowledge, professional approach and deep analysis of every student’s academic history and future aspirations, our expert team will offer personalised recommendations to ensure admission into the most appropriate school. This school will be best suited to every student’s academic skills set and future ambitions.

We prioritise each student’s educational, personal and social needs, working with both student and school to ensure a smooth transition into their chosen Boarding or Day School.

For more information on our High School Programme click the link HERE to download our informational leaflet.

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.
  • Accompanying student to School on their first day
  • 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

Education In Ireland

Irish high schools are open for approximately nine months between September and June. The exact length of the programme will depend on the annual school calendar. There are three school semesters in the academic year which are September – December, January – Easter (Easter is typically March/April) & Easter – June.

A student can choose to attend their chosen school from September-December or January-June or the full academic yearSeptember to June. Please note early application is essential. For more information on education in Ireland check out https://www.educationinireland.com/en/