Homestay and Designated Carer

Homestay

Ivanhoe Grammar School requires all International Students enrolled at the School, irrespective of age, to obtain homestay accommodation approved by the School. Students are not permitted to live independently or without adult supervision. 

Homestay is an important part of your experience. Students are supported and encouraged to participate in family life, learn more about Australian culture and develop lifelong friendships with their homestay family.

Homestay families provide a safe and nurturing environment. It is a great opportunity for to improve their English language skills through regular conversation with the family

Students are provided with clean and secure accommodation, including three meals per day, a separate bedroom, and study facilities.

Every effort is made by the homestay placement agencies to fulfil the requests of students as closely as possible. Students should expect to travel to School for 30 to 40 minutes on good public transport

Ivanhoe Grammar School accepts responsibility for approving the accommodation, support and general welfare arrangements for students under the age of 18, where a CAAW has been issued by the school. Ivanhoe Grammar School does not delegate, outsource or contract out that responsibility.

A Nomination of Homestay Form is sent with the Offer Documents, to be completed and returned with the Acceptance Documents. 

International Student Homestay Requirements

Designated Carer

Ivanhoe Grammar School requires all International Students enrolled at the School, irrespective of age, to have a Designated Carer for the duration of their enrolment.  

A Nomination of Designated Carer Form is sent with the Offer Documents, to be completed and returned with the Acceptance Documents, please follow the link below for more details. .

Ivanhoe Grammar School accepts responsibility for approving the accommodation, support and general welfare arrangements for students under the age of 18, where a CAAW has been issued by the school. Ivanhoe Grammar School does not delegate, outsource or contract out that responsibility.

International Student Designated Carer Requirements