Terms and Conditions
1. Booking & Payment – Individual Bookings (if applicable)
If you wish to join a course at Scarborough International School of English, please complete the level test and send your Booking Form with the registration fee of £50 and a deposit of £100. The registration fee and deposit are per person per course. The deposit will be deducted from the total amount of course fees due. The registration fee is non-refundable and non-transferrable. All remaining fees plus bank charges must be cleared in the school's account before your arrival in the UK. Scarborough International School of English is under no obligation to provide a course or accommodation if fees are not received by the due date.
2. Booking & Payment – Group Bookings (if applicable)
f you wish to book one of our Special Group Package courses, please send a group booking form with the registration fee of £50 per student and a deposit of £100 per student. The deposit will be deducted from the total amount of course fees due. All remaining fees plus bank charges must be cleared in the school's account 4 weeks before your arrival in the UK. We are under no obligation to provide a course or accommodation if fees are not received by the due date.
3. Cancellation Policy
If you cancel your course before arrival due to visa refusal or you are refused entry to the UK we shall refund your tuition fees in full minus £100 deposit and the £50 registration fee. We need to see a copy of the refusal letter in order to give you a refund. You must apply for a refund within 3 months of the refusal date. If you cancel your course before your arrival for any other reason, no refund or credit will be given. If you cancel your course after arrival, leave the course early, or miss any lessons, no refund or credit will be given, including in case of illness.
Scarborough International School of English reserves the right to change starting dates, course programmes and locations without prior notice in the event of circumstances beyond our control or in the best interests of the school. Scarborough International School of English accepts beginners by prior arrangement. Contact email@example.com.
Occasionally photographs or videos may be taken during your stay. If you do not wish photographs or videos of you or your students to be used for marketing purposes please advise us in writing at the time of booking.
Scarborough International School of English does not accept liability in case of illness, accident, loss or damage to personal effects or property. Damage to school or homestay property must be paid for in full. You are strongly advised to take out insurance that will cover medical problems, accidental loss, damage to property or course cancellation before travel.
7. Bank & Public Holidays
The school is closed on English public holidays. There is no reduction in fees where there is a public holiday.
8. Visas (non EU/EEA nationals)
If you require a visa to study in the UK you should contact the British Embassy or Consulate in your home country to enquire about and arrange a visa for entry into the United Kingdom. See the UK Border Agency's website: www.ukba.homeoffice.gov.uk/studyingintheuk/. When you arrive in the UK, you will be required to show your passport or identity card and visa (if required). You may also have to present a Letter of Acceptance from the school.
9. Juniors (7-12yrs)
Parents/guardians accompanying juniors are responsible for the children when they are not in class or participating in supervised afternoon activities with the school. Homestay Provider/s take this responsibility for those juniors who are not accompanied by parents/guardians.
Any student who causes severe disciplinary problems during the course, exhibits disruptive behaviour or has a poor attendance record may be excluded from the school and asked to return home immediately at their own/parents'/guardians' expense; no refund will be given.
11. Force Majeure
Scarborough International School of English is not liable in the event of the school being unable to supply services to which it is contractually bound resulting from causes outside the school's control, such as but not limited to, natural disasters, adverse weather conditions, closure or congestion of airports, strikes, civil disturbance, pandemic and the like. No refund will be made in such circumstances.
Arrival and Departure Information: the school's accommodation week is Sunday arrival before course start date and Saturday departure following course finish date; extra nights are available on request at an additional charge (subject to availability).
No student is placed in a host family with another student who speaks the same language (subject to availability in peak season), unless requested.
13. Student Holidays
Students may take a holiday of 1 week every 12 weeks provided one week's notice is given to the school. Students on a course of 12 weeks or longer on a student visa should take any holidays into consideration when applying for a visa. Normal accommodation fees must be paid.
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