This category is for parents whose children under 12 years old are receiving their school education in the UK under Tier 4 (Child) of the points-based system, or under the student immigration category that existed before 31 March 2009. You can come to the UK as a parent of a child at school if your child is:
You must be able to show that, during your visit, you do not intend to:
You will initially be allowed to stay in the UK for a maximum of 12 months, but you can then apply to extend your stay for 12 months at a time if you still meet the above requirements.
If you apply for a visa you should provide these documents with your visa application. If you travel to the UK without a visa you should bring them with you so that you can show them to our officers at the border. You should provide as many relevant documents as you can to show that you qualify for entry to the UK. If you do not provide them, we may refuse your application. You must decide which documents will best support your application. We advise you to consider providing documents that contain: