At LSI, we recognize how important our homestay hosts are for the well-being of our students and how the home environment can affect academic performance. So, over many years, we have carefully built up a group of trusted hosts in and around Hampstead who can offer a wide range of home environments appropriate to many different requirements and cultural backgrounds. Whether you would prefer more independence or a greater degree of care, we can accommodate you. If you have particular dietary or other special requirements, we can accommodate you. Whether you would feel more comfortable staying with just one other student or in a home with many other students, we can accommodate you.

All homes are within a short commute of the college. Our homestay hosts receive visits from our accommodation officer and are regularly appraised by the school. We have a good working relationship with all our hosts, some of whom we have worked with for over 10 years.

All hosts provide fully furnished, single bedrooms, with breakfast, dinner and Internet access. Other services, including packed lunches, may be available upon request.


For students 16-18 years old, we recommend host family accommodation. However, we can arrange accommodation in the Nido West Hampstead student residence building for all students aged 16+. This option is suitable for more independent students and provides high quality, safe accommodation within walking distance from the school. 

"All required checks are made on staff and homestay hosts. Students confirm that they feel very safe and know who to go to with any concerns." Current Independent Schools Inspectorate (ISI) Report

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