Host families required for a successful Swiss programme coming to Wyke College
From September Wyke College will be accepting a group of 16/17 year old French speaking Swiss students to study with them for one academic year. The programme has run in other top-class colleges for up to seven years. The students are always intelligent and motivated to get involved, so will bring a fabulous new dimension to Wyke College – opening local student’s eyes to new opportunities.
For the programme to be a success, fourteen caring local host families with access to Wyke College and a spare bedroom available from September until July are required.
What you need to provide:
A caring and supportive environment for the forthcoming academic year – all types of families are considered, with and without children, single host parents, and young at heart grandparents. We always match students to the most appropriate family.
A bedroom for the student and a study area away from distractions (if not in the bedroom).
All meals except lunches on college days.
Why host a Swiss student?
Enjoy being involved in this project with Wyke College.
Build new friendships with your student and their parents in Switzerland which can last a lifetime, starting when we introduce everybody in June.
The students are French speaking and will study German A level which may be of interest to those practising languages.
Students return home for the Christmas and Easter breaks, plus we can cover other short family breaks giving you flexibility during the year.
a generous remuneration
support throughout the year to ensure you have a positive experience.
Here is one host family’s experience at another college: “Luna has enriched our family life and is a pleasure to have around. She has become a true friend and we enjoy sharing activities through fresh eyes.” says Susan Holloway.