High School in UK for International Students

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UK High School Immersion:
UK High School Immersion specialises in placing foreign students in to high schools in the south of England. The high schools we work with are performing well according to the government inspection body OFSTED. UKHSI provides a 24/7 support service prior to the students arrival and throughout the students stay. Our team available to deal with any request of the student.

Email: Contact us here     ( or request a callback ).
We pair students with an English 'study buddy'. The Spanish and English student will exchange emails before arrival and then the Spanish student will 'shadow' the English student to help them assimilate.

UKHSI knows how important quality and friendly host families are in the course package. Therefore all our families have been police checked and vetted by UKHSI. We inspect the families every 6 months.

Finally, we are on hand to deal with any issues that arise throughout the duration of the students stay and we have several years experience in high school placements.

Airport Transfers:

UK High School Immersion is aware that overseas travel can be an exciting but worrying time for our young travellers so we ensure that the transition period is as easy as possible.

We have a dedicated Airport Team who deal with our airport transfers.

The Airport Transfer service includes a ‘Meet and Greet’ service where UKHSI representatives will meet students at the airport.

We also offer a UM (unaccompanied minor service) and an Assisted Check in service at an additional charge.

We use individual and shared taxis plus minibuses where appropriate. All drivers are police checked.

Wherever possible we will try to provide a speaker of the students’ native language.

We have a special transfer emergency number for extra peace of mind that you will be given before departure.

The standard package price includes bed and board from Sunday to Saturday. Our courses run every Monday. The price includes the transfer from London Gatwick to Brighton and return.

Supervision and transfer options are available for arrivals at other airports but additional charges will apply.

    Arrivals should not be earlier than 0800 hours and after 2100 hours
    Departures should not be earlier than 0800 hours and after 2100 hours

Unaccompanied Minor Service.

Should you reserve the UM service with your airline you MUST reserve our service at the time of booking. We charge an additional £55 for this service to cover additional costs for a dedicated member of staff to collect the student from the airline on arrival and to check your child in on departure.

It is essential you inform us of your child’s UM status when you send us your flight details.
Assisted Check-In Service.

We charge £35 to escort your child to the terminal with a dedicated member of Dolphin Junior Learning to help them with the check in process on departure. You must pay for this service when booking with us.

Transfer prices one way from other airports.

London Gatwick – £75 (one way)
Heathrow LHR – £150 (one way)
Stansted STN – £175 (one way)
Luton LTN – £175 (one way)

Why Choose UK High School Immersion?

Key Facts.
 Host Family Accommodation (two or more students sharing)
 Full Board Breakfast and evening meal with family.
 Packed lunch or Hot Lunch available (extra charge)
 Induction session by school on safety and rules
 Study materials
 Bus pass for local travel throughout stay
 Cultural activities, sports from 3pm to 5.30pm
 Saturday excursion fully supervised at extra charge
 24 hour emergency number
 Welfare coordinator
 Student ID wrist bands
 Induction pack with map of local area
 Graduation with certificate of attendance
 One free leader for every 15 students
 BUDDY system (contact before arrival with English students)
 Age range 12 to 17 years
 Prestigious local schools available in Brighton and Hove.

Child Safety and Welfare:

UKHSI has a deep concern for child safety. We understand that many of our students are away from home for the first time so we offer a child safety programme that our accrediting body described as ‘innovative’.

All staff who deal with our students are police checked including drivers for transfers and host families.

Staff who work on UKHSI programmes hold a recognised certificate in Basic Child safety and Protection and senior management hold the advanced qualification.

There is also a welfare officer who is available 24 hours.

We offer a special chaperone service available for younger learners. The nominated chaperone will meet students at their home and take them to their lessons and make sure they arrive back home safely after lessons or activities.

    Our teacher/student ratio is high.
    We have 24 hour emergency help line 7 days a week.
    Student ID wrist bands
    Our stringent policies and procedures ensure our students’ safety at all times.

Our Policy:

UKHSI believes that the welfare of a child or young person is paramount.

    All children & young people, whatever their age, culture, disability, gender, language, racial origin, religious beliefs and/or sexual identity have the right to protection from abuse.
    All suspicions and allegations of abuse will be taken seriously and responded to swiftly and appropriately.
    Staff will be clear on how to respond appropriately.

There is no single age in UK legislation where children stop being children and become young adults. For Child Protection purposes and for the Disclosure and Barring Scheme (DBS) children are defined as anyone under the age of 18.

We will endeavour to safeguard children & young people by:

    Adopting child protection procedures.
    Sharing information about concerns with agencies that need to know. Dolphin Junior Learning staff may be unable to offer total confidentiality to a student as there is a legal commitment to protect young persons from abuse.
    Following carefully the procedures for recruitment and selection of all staff.
    Being aware that all adults on our premises offering services must be monitored
    Providing effective management for staff through supervision, support and training.
    Reporting to the Child Protection Officer if abuse is suspected, while a child under 18 is studying at the school.
    Being aware of health and safety, bullying and harassment, online protection and photography issues particularly relating to children and young people

Duty of Care

As education providers owes its students a duty of care in respect of their safety. Where the student is under 18 we will take the care that a reasonably prudent or careful parent would take of his/her parents in the circumstances. We recognise that these may include the fact that under 18s may not have the same knowledge or experience of the UK as home students so may be more vulnerable.

Accommodation:

UKHSI understands that as well as quality English Language courses, accommodation is very important. That’s why we go to every length to find the best accommodation possible in Brighton.

Host Family Accommodation is perhaps the most traditional form of accommodation and offers students the opportunity to experience life with a local family.

Students are placed with an experienced host family who have been police checked and their homes meet our regulations. Meals will be provided and students live as part of the family in a safe environment where they are encouraged to speak in English.

What you can expect;

    Expertly handpicked and monitored
    Police Checked (DBS)
    We insist on the family providing balanced, nutritious, and healthy meals
    The family will eat their meals with the students, to encourage conversation practice
    Each Guest House is inspected by UKHSI routinely
    Will have good reviews from online websites

Food

    During the week, students will eat lunch together creating a great communal atmosphere, building friendships and English conversation skills
    At weekends and in the evenings students will have their meal with their host families

Your stay with a Host Family

    Share with another student.
    Extra speaking practice with different members of the host family

We use Host Family Accommodation for our short courses.

We can also provide accommodation in a good standard hotel by the sea.

The course:

FULL ACADEMIC YEAR AND FULL TERM PROGRAMME NOW AVAILABLE FOR INDIVIDUALS – FLEXIBLE

UK High School Immersion is proud to announce one of our most successful programme aimed at groups of young learners aged 12 to 17 years of age who wish to come to the UK and attend a local school whilst staying in host family accommodation.

We have a close connection with our local community and two schools have come together with UKHSI to offer students a unique opportunity to study alongside native students of the same age. Due to high demand we are also working alongside other schools across the UK and hope to announce further venues later in the year.

This exciting programme enables students to gain academic knowledge, improve their English skills and become familiar with different teaching and learning styles. This total immersion programme is also consolidated by living with a local host family where English is spoken and serves to build upon the skills learned in the classroom.

Students will shadow English speaking students when they attend academic lessons such as Maths, Science, social studies and other subjects available on the curriculum making this a truly all round learning experience.

There will be the chance for students to prepare a presentation on their country during their stay and to form new friends and experience first-hand British education and culture.


Key Facts.
 Host Family Accommodation (two or more students sharing)
 Full Board Breakfast and evening meal with family.
 Packed lunch or Hot Lunch available (extra charge)
 Induction session by school on safety and rules
 Study materials
 Bus pass for local travel throughout stay
 Cultural activities, sports from 3pm to 5.30pm
 Saturday excursion fully supervised at extra charge
 24 hour emergency number
 Welfare coordinator
 Student ID wrist bands
 Induction pack with map of local area
 Graduation with certificate of attendance
 One free leader for every 15 students
 BUDDY system (contact before arrival with English students)
 Age range 12 to 17 years
 Prestigious local schools available in Brighton and Hove.


The BUDDY SYSTEM.
We also have a special BUDDY system which helps students make friends before the course and begin to communicate in English together.

How the BUDDY system works.

The BUDDY system is where responsible students from the school in the UK will be chosen by their school to ‘befriend’ students who will be attending the immersion programme (One English student to One foreign student). Using social media the students will encourage speaking and listening skills as well as reading and writing skills before the students arrive at the school.

The students will meet their English BUDDY on their first day at school and attend classes with them. The BUDDY system will be implemented once our requirements are met and once booking has been made.

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Address: Metway Studios, 55 Canning Street, East Sussex, BN2 0EF, Brighton, England , UK & England
Some interested visitors submitting program inquiries to our school up to 2017-12-29 were from:

rhone, France;   Taubaté, Brazil;   Bangladesh;   and more.
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