St John's School Sidmouth UK Guardianship & Admissions

our guardianship services

Bright World offers guardianship at boarding schools across the UK. We have a Local Coordinator who lives nearby and a dedicated Head Office member of staff dealing with parents and the school. We also have a network of host families within easy reach of the school. Taxi drivers, fully screened by us, will be available for airport transfers and other travel within the UK as part of our service.

The Bright World Guardianships Team

Local Coordinator and Bright World Buddy

Close to your school

Local Coordinator and Bright World Buddy

Once you have enrolled, you will receive a profile of Our Local Coordinator and Bright World Buddy. They will visit your child and attend parents' evenings on your behalf and stay in touch throughout your guardianship programme.

Your Guardianship Care Manager

Your Guardianship Care Manager

Dedicated main contact

When you submit your application form, you will hear back from your dedicated Guardianship Care Manager here at Head Office. From that moment, they will be your one-stop shop and will manage every aspect of your guardianship programme for you.

Your Local Host Family

Your Local Host Family

Our Host Family Selection Tool will allow you to browse our large database of carefully screened host families near St John's School Sidmouth.

Your Bright World Driver

Your Bright World Driver

Your Bright World driver has been carefully screened and selected by us. You will receive Photo ID and contacts with your confirmations.

apply for a place at St John's School Sidmouth via our agency

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St John’s is an independent day and boarding school for boys and girls aged 2-16 in the safe, south west coastal town of Sidmouth, Devon. Junior School students follow the IB Primary Years Programme. Senior School students follow the St John’s Clavis programme in Years 7, 8 & 9 incorporating the values of the IB while preparing for the demands of IGCSEs. A One Year IGCSE is offered in five IGCSE subjects + home language.

Bright World's placement service is FREE. If you would like more information on applying to St John's School Sidmouth contact us now.


No words can express our sincere thanks and gratitude for your kindness and prompt arrangement. We are grateful to have you all taking care of Regine.
Joyce Yip, Parent of Guardianship Student, Regine

let us help you

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use our Host Family selection tool

  • Bright World understands that parents and students want to be involved in the selection of their host family.

  • Popular Features

  • search families by distance from your school
  • see details about the family (pets, children)
  • availability request function
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pre-academic consultation

  • An online form which gives us all the information we need to advise you on finding a place at this school.

  • Popular Features

  • submit your academic reports and details to us
  • online availability check
  • list your preferences so we can better advise you