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Kyoto Study Tour arrives soon

In 2019, Glennie will again host the Kyoto Girls Junior High School for their study tour, to be held from Thursday 7 March to Sunday 17 March. We are looking for families for the 32 girls during their stay. The students would stay with your family for 10 nights.

The students would be collected after school on Thursday, 7 March and will depart on the morning of Sunday, 17 March.

All activities, except the Kyoto weekend activities, are carried out during school time. The students are able to be supervised after school at Glennie to meet your work requirements if necessary.

During the study tour, host families will need to:-

  • Drop off and pick the girls up each school day
  • Provide the girls with breakfast, morning tea, lunch, and dinner, including a packed lunch for school
  • Speak English to your student/s
  • Spend time with your student to make the experience as memorable as possible

Becoming a host family can be a culturally rewarding experience for your family. All host families will be remunerated for hosting the girls. It is also important to remember that we have a wonderful reciprocal relationship with Kyoto Girls High School. Our Glennie girls are treated as part of the family when it is their turn to visit Japan.  The Kyoto host families offer a warm and welcoming environment for our visiting Glennie students which contributes largely to the overall experience overseas.

If you would like to host a Kyoto student for their study tour, it would be sincerely appreciated. This can be a very rewarding experience for your family as well as your visiting student.

If you are interested in this opportunity or you have any further questions, please do not hesitate to contact Bronnie Stiles stilesb@glennie.qld.edu.au or Lyndrea Lynch deputysoffice@glennie.qld.edu.au  We would be happy to discuss specifics of the homestay or provide you with additional information regarding this unique and rewarding experience.