Programme Overview

Academic High School Programme

Study Abroad in the UK on one of our Academic High School Programmes.

We have partnerships with over 80 UK schools, each one offers something unique and different from the next.

Our experienced Placement Managers are the key to guiding you through this maze and will make sure that you find the best school for you.

During your high school study programme, one of our Local Guardians will act as your support and mentor, to help you achieve your full potential whilst studying abroad.

Study Abroad in the UK - boarding

Options and Criteria

Age 11 - 17
Programme Duration 1, 2 and 3 terms, and multi-year
Academic Background Average or better
English Level Intermediate (B1) or higher
Status All Nationalities

Our Academic School Programmes

Age: 16+ | How Long: 1,2, 3 terms + | Academic background: Average or better | English Level: Intermediate | Eligibility: All Nationalities

State Colleges are large and offer a very broad range of academic subjects, with excellent facilities and good levels of teaching. They offer a wider range of sports and extra-curricular activities. Homestay students will have their own room, access to house facilities and a warm and caring environment.

Ages: 16+ | How Long: 1, 1.5, 3 + | Academic background: Average or better |English Level: Intermediate | Eligibility: All Nationalities

State colleges in the UK are schools which specialise in the final two years of high school. They provide a modern and mature environment for students of all levels and provide among the best facilities and range of options available in the UK. Residential students will have single/shared accommodation on campus, full board with 24 hour security.

Age: 11+ | How Long: 1, 2, 3 terms + | Academic background: Above Average | English Level: Upper Intermediate | Eligibility: All Nationalities

Private schools offer excellent levels of teach with small class sizes. Facilities and opportunities for extra curricular sports and activities are extensive.

Find the perfect school for you...

Input your details, choose your preferences and let our School Finder Tool help find the right school for you.


The Placement Process

  • We start the placement process with a simple questionnaire, which you can complete with the help of your Local Agency Representative.
    (We have Local Agency Representatives in most cities worldwide, so contact us to find yours).
  • From the answers you provide in the questionnaire, our Placement Managers will be able to understand exactly who you are and what you are look for from a school.
  • Within 24-48 hours, you will be presented with a selection of suitable and available schools.
  • With the help of your Local Agency Partner, you can choose the school that you like the most.
  • Our Placement Managers will help you to apply to your chosen school, making the application process as smooth and stress-free as possible.


Study Abroad in the UK students outside

Inclusions on a HSI Academic High School Programme

Assistance and Homestay Transport

  • First and Final transfers
  • Assistance with other transfers
  • Local orientation upon arrival
  • Assistance with Visa application
  • Host family accommodation

 Emergency Care and Assistance

  • Assistance and support of HSI Advisor
  • Regular email/text/Whatsapp contact
  • 24/7 Emergency telephone contact

Academic, Social and Welfare Monitoring

  • Selection of suitable UK School
  • Placement & Registration in school
  • Regular visits
  • Progress reports