MEET OUR HOSTS

Belgravia works alongside host families from all over Britain to provide children with a safe, welcoming and supportive network during their time in the UK. Each host undergoes rigorous checks to ensure that they can provide the best care for every child. Many of our hosts also offer to personally collect students from school, or return them once their stay has come to an end.  

 

We create profiles for each host to showcase the homes, lifestyles and personalities of our hosts, to help you choose the best match for your child. We strive to make each child's experience with a host memorable; that's why we coordinate with each host to help organise excursions to special events, visits and parents' evenings.

Below you can find information about some of our hosts from different regions of Britain.  

SUSANNA AND DAVRO WHITCHER

CIRENCESTER, GLOUCESTERSHIRE, ENGLAND

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Susanna is a retired Teacher and Civil Servant. She now runs a small diet consultancy business and teaches yoga. Davro is a retired Police Officer who works part-time for an investigation company. 

 

“We have been hosting students for approximately 5 years. They have come from all around the world. Many are now friends and still stay in contact with us. We offer a welcoming home and take pride in ensuring students are well looked after, happy and relaxed.”

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TERENCE O'MALLEY
 

SWARDESTON, NORWICH, ENGLAND

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Terence lives with his wife Haiyan, and their son Sean, who is 14 years old. They have a beautiful black labrador, and live in the heart of Norwich; Britain's safest city. Terence is semi-retired but still works as a researcher from home in a part-time capacity. Haiyan is a care assistant.

"I understand the cultural differences between studying in the UK compared to Asia. I used to teach English in China, and my wife, Haiyan, speaks Chinese. We are experienced hosts, having welcomed numerous students into our home for many years."

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