Transforming And Enriching Lives Through Music

Terms & Conditions

Terms and Conditions and the Agreement.
This agreement is between you and Calderdale Music Trust Ltd.
Definitions:
For the purpose of this agreement “term/ly” refers to the following periods in the academic year 2020/21: Autumn Term 14 September to 18 December inclusive – 13 weeks Spring Term 9 January to 1 April inclusive – 11 weeks Summer Term 19 April to 12 July inclusive – 11 weeks
ONLINE LESSONS:

  • Calderdale Music Trust will provide the number of online lessons requested. When this amount has been used, the pupil will need to book and pay for more sessions using the registration link.
  • Where Calderdale Music Trust are unable to provide a lesson due to Music Leader illness a credit will be raised accordingly or the session will be rescheduled.
  • All students/parents will have access to SpeedAdmin to receive lesson feedback, teaching material and notifications of absence. Login details will be issued upon receipt of application.
  • It is not the responsibility of Trust Music Leaders to ensure pupils attend lessons. Refunds cannot be given for non-attendance of pupils. Pupils are advised to make a note of their log in details. Passwords can only be reset during office hours.
  • If a pupil withdraws from lessons before the end of a 4 week set then the full set must be paid for. No refunds will be given.
  • Lessons will only commence upon receipt of payment in full or by completing a monthly direct debit agreement. In some circumstances Calderdale Music Trust Ltd may allow lessons to commence without payment subject to an agreed payment plan.
  • Online interactive lessons may be available during school holidays subject to additional fees of £10 per 20-minute lesson and Music Leader availability.
  • A parent/guardian will be present during the session for safeguarding reasons.


FACE TO FACE LESSONS:

  • Calderdale Music Trust charge a rate per lesson invoiced termly in advance for the number of weeks above. No refunds can be given for pupil absences including school trips and activities.
  • Where Calderdale Music Trust are unable to provide a lesson due to Music Leader illness a credit will be raised accordingly.
  • All students/parents will have access to SpeedAdmin to receive lesson feedback, teaching material and notifications of absence. Login details will be issued upon receipt of application.
  • Where a child is at home as a result of Covid regulations Calderdale Music Trust will endeavour to provide online tuition where possible. Additional charges may apply for children taking group/ 20-minute paired lessons.
  • Group lessons are 30 minutes long and can only be set up in a school where there are 3 or more enrolments on any particular instrument. You will be informed when your child has a place. Where there are only two pupils enrolled you will be invoiced for a 20 minute paired lesson and the lesson time will change accordingly. If a group size reduces down to two pupils, payers will be invoiced for 20 minute paired lessons at the start of the next term.
  • It is not the responsibility of Trust Music Leaders to ensure pupils attend lessons. However, every effort will be made to encourage good attendance. Refunds cannot be given for non-attendance of pupils.
  • Details for the direct debit will be sent to you, with your invoice, in advance from the Trust. A charge of 2.5% will be made to all payments by direct debit.
  • If a pupil withdraws from lessons during the term the full term must be paid for. No refunds will be given.
  • Lessons will only commence upon receipt of payment in full or by completing a monthly direct debit agreement. In some circumstances Calderdale Music Trust Ltd may allow lessons to commence without payment subject to an agreed payment plan.
  • Online interactive lessons may be available during school holidays subject to additional fees of £10 per 20-minute lesson and Music Leader availability.
  • I understand this agreement is binding and will continue until it is cancelled, in writing or through my Speed Admin account, at least 2 weeks before the end of a school term.
  • I understand the Trust will inform me of any changes in fees, terms and conditions, or any other relevant alterations to Trust delivery. NOTE: changes to day and time of lessons or tutor may be effected at any time and are NOT considered as changes to terms and conditions and are not relevant alterations to Trust delivery. Lessons may take place at any time during the school day.
  • Instrument hire and ensemble membership incur additional charges.