Welcome to East Coast Guardians

Your trusted partner in international student care


At East Coast Guardians, we understand the unique journey that international students embark on when they come to the UK to study, particularly when they join boarding schools. With years of dedicated experience, we’ve been the trusted guardians for students of all ages, providing them with a safe and nurturing environment during their educational pursuits.



Why Choose Us?


  • Certified Expertise: We are proud to be certified by two prestigious associations, the Boarding Schools’ Association (BSA) and the Safeguarding and Child Protection Association (SACPA). These certifications signify our commitment to the highest standards of care and safety for every student under our guidance.


  • Local Expertise: Our roots are firmly planted in the picturesque town of Scarborough. Not only do we work here, but we also call this beautiful coastal town our home. This local knowledge allows us to provide not just guardianship but a genuine sense of belonging for our students.


  • Proximity to Outstanding Boarding Schools: East Coast Guardians is strategically located within a short drive of three outstanding boarding schools: Scarborough College, Ampleforth College, and Fyling Hall School. Our close proximity ensures that we can provide prompt and efficient support to our students, making their educational journey as smooth as possible.


  • Comprehensive Care: We cater to students of all ages, recognizing that each student has unique needs. Whether it’s academic support, emotional well-being, or simply being there as a friendly face in a foreign land, we’ve got you covered.


  • Trusted Host Accommodation: We understand that holidays and exeats are important times for students to experience the warmth of a family environment. That’s why we’ve curated a database of trusted and vetted host families across our town. When required, we can provide host accommodation, ensuring a comfortable and caring experience during breaks from school.


  • Insurance Coverage: Your peace of mind is our priority. We are fully covered by both public liability and professional indemnity insurance, providing an additional layer of protection for our students and their families.



Our Mission


At East Coast Guardians, our mission is more than just providing guardianship; it’s about creating a seamless and enriching educational experience for every international student in our care. We are dedicated to ensuring the well-being, safety, and academic success of each student throughout their journey. Here’s how we accomplish this:


  • Comprehensive 24/7 Support: Our guardianship package includes 24/7 support. We are always just a call or message away, ready to assist students, parents, and schools whenever needed. Whether it’s a late-night concern or an urgent matter, we are here to provide guidance and reassurance.


  • Effortless Transitions: We go the extra mile by assisting with airport transfers in conjunction with the school, ensuring a smooth transition to and from school. This attention to detail minimizes stress for both students and their families, making arrivals and departures hassle-free.


  • Attendance at Parents Evenings: As parents ourselves, we understand the importance of parents’ involvement in their child’s education. If required, and at an extra cost, we can attend parents’ evenings on behalf of parents who may not be able to be present in person. We provide insightful feedback and facilitate open communication between parents and schools.


  • Settlement Support: We visit students soon after their arrival at the boarding house to ensure they are comfortably settled. Our presence offers reassurance and a familiar face in a new environment, helping students feel at home from day one.


  • Ongoing Communication: We maintain regular contact with the boarding house parents so that we can update parents, and keep them informed about their child’s progress, well-being, and any noteworthy developments. Our transparent and open communication ensures that parents are always in the loop.


At East Coast Guardians, we take our role as educational guardians seriously, and our commitment extends far beyond simply meeting the basic requirements. We are dedicated to nurturing the personal and academic growth of every student, ensuring that their experience in the UK is not just successful but truly exceptional.


Get in Touch


Are you ready to embark on this exciting educational adventure with East Coast Guardians? We invite you to explore our website further to learn more about our services, our team, and the beautiful town of Scarborough. Feel free to reach out to us with any questions or to discuss your specific needs. We’re here to make your educational experience in the UK truly exceptional.


Your Educational Journey Begins Here.