TERMS AND CONDITIONS
The rest of the course fees should be paid three weeks before your course starts.
2. Cancellation by the student
You have a legal right under the Consumer Contract (Information, Cancellation and Additional Charges) Regulations 2013 to cancel the Contract within 14 days (the "Cancellation Period") without giving any reason. The Cancellation Period will expire 14 days from the date of our booking confirmation. To cancel you must inform us by a clear statement. You may use the cancellation form at: https://www.weymouthenglishcentre.com/cancellation or send it by email or post. The cancellation is only valid when it has been acknowledged by the School.
We will not start providing services to you during the Cancellation Period unless you expressly request us to do so. You may cancel the course at any time before the course starts. The date of the cancellation is the date the cancellation is received by the School. You are advised to send any cancellation in writing. If you cancel the booking or do not take part in the course, the School is entitled to compensation for the work already done and expenses incurred. In calculating such compensation, expenses and work saved is taken into account. Cancellation fees are as follows:
- more than 30 days before your course is due to start: £75
- between 30 and 15 days before your course is due to start: 30% of the total fees
- between 14 and 7 days before your course is due to start: 45% of the total fees
- less than 7 days before your course is due to start: 75% of the total fees
3. Medical information
4. Replacement person
If a replacement student takes the place of the original student, both the replacement student and the original student are jointly responsible for ensuring that the course fees are paid together with any additional costs incurred through the replacement of the original student.
5. The course offer
Our Director of Studies, also monitors each student's progress and will arrange for your child to move to a different class if your child and the teacher think this advisable.
6. Notification of claims
7. Responsibility of the student
Student Behaviour - If a student behaves in a disruptive manner, the school reserves the right to send the student home by air at the student's or the parents' expense. If a student engages in any criminal activity, he/she will immediately be sent home by air at the student's or the parents' expense, even if criminal proceedings have not been instigated by the police.
Timekeeping - All students are expected to abide by the rules laid down by the School and by the families. All students should be home by 22.00.
Alcohol - There are specific laws relating to drinking alcohol and visiting pubs in Britain. No-one under 18 years may buy alcoholic drinks. Young people aged 15-17 can only go into pubs if accompanied by a responsible adult. The School rules regarding pubs reflect these legal requirements.
Drugs and Illegal Substances - Any student found in possession of drugs or any illegal substances will be sent home by air immediately at the expense of the parents or the student.
8. Liability of the School
Weymouth English Centre, its staff, representatives and host families will not be liable for any loss, damage, illness or injury to persons or property however caused except where such liability is imposed under UK law. It is the student's responsibility to take out insurance to cover all such risks. We also advise students to take out insurance to cover any costs of cancellation or curtailment of the course.
Weymouth English Centre will not be held liable in any way if any service contracted to be supplied by them becomes impossible to supply as a result of any industrial or other dispute which is outside the School's control.