Becoming a Gateway Host

Outstanding hosts for outstanding students

Host Families

Gateway Education offer international students the opportunity to study in some of the top independent day schools across the UK for GCSE and A-Level programmes.

We are always looking for families to host these students while they study here in the UK.

If you have a spare room and can provide a nurturing environment for international students, then we would be very interested in hearing from you.

Host Family Criteria:

  • Student room size minimum of 70 sq ft
  • Adequate natural light and ventilation
  • Adequate artificial light
  • Rooms to contain: Wardrobe, chest of draws, rubbish bin, overhead light
  • Desk and chair- where this is not possible, a quiet study space within the house
  • Home to be in good decorative order
  • Working smoke detectors
  • Wireless and unlimited Internet access
  • Enhanced DBS disclosure on all household members over the age of 16 (Carried out at our expense)

For further information or to apply to become a host family please feel free to contact our Accommodation Officers or complete the application form and send to us.

Host Family application form



Emma on 01604 642082 or email