Terms & Conditions
Lesson fees are subject to annual review.
2. Missed lessons
Any lesson missed by the student shall be paid for unless otherwise agreed with the teacher. If the teacher is unavailable to give any scheduled lesson, the lesson will be carried forward to another date. If this is not possible, any fee already paid will be refunded or used to pay for a future lesson.
a) We aim to deliver three ten week teaching periods a year corresponding closely with the LEA School calendar. Certification, rehearsal and performance may fall outside these periods.
b) Extra lessons may be scheduled during holiday periods or at any other time by mutual agreement.
4. Termination of Agreement
a) A decision to discontinue lessons may be taken by the student/parent/guardian or the teacher in which case six weeks’ written notice shall be given by the party seeking to discontinue. In the event that the student discontinues lessons with insufficient notice, the student/parent/guardian will be liable to pay fees for those lessons not taken during the notice period. A ‘week’ is classed as a 'teaching week'. i.e. The notice period is Six lessons: giving notice before lesson 10 will mean stopping after lesson 5 of the following term.
b) Gig-A-Bull Ltd reserves the right to terminate a contract with immediate effect in the unlikely event that a student presents with behaviour that is disruptive or abusive.
a) The student/parent/guardian agrees to pay for any music/strings/repairs ect. required by the student and provided by the teacher.
b) The student/parent/guardian will be responsible for any loss or damage incurred to any instrument, accessory or music loaned by the teacher to the student. Such items will be returned on request to the teacher.
c) The student/parent/guardian undertakes not to make photocopies of any music.
d) Students will be offered the option of certification/rehearsal/ performance, only when they have reached the required standard. Any entry fees for such examination/certification/rehearsal/performance and festivals will be paid by the student/parent/guardian.
e) The student/parent/guardian is responsible for the insurance of the student’s instrument.
f) In the interests of the student’s well-being whilst in the teacher’s care, the teacher must be informed of any medical or other condition affecting the student.
g) If the student is under eighteen, the parent/guardian gives permission for the teacher to teach the student.
i) Gig-A-Bull Ltd is not responsible for any person under 18 years of age before and after the tuition period.
j) Classes will only proceed with a minimum size group. In the event that a group falls below the minimum number Gig-A-Bull Ltd may reorder the groups. If the minimum cannot be achieved members will be refunded for any tuition not received, in full.
K) Groups and classes may be rearranged to better match skill sets, resources and to prepare for certification, rehearsal and performance.
Photos, Media and Publicity.
a) Gig-A-Bull Ltd from time may use photos of pupils and staff for publicity purposes. You are confirming that you agree with this. In exceptional circumstances a mutual agreement can be made to the contrary.
b) Gig-A-Bull Ltd may from time to time make audio / visual recordings of pupils and staff. You are confirming that Gig-A-Bull Ltd may use these for publicity purposes. In exceptional circumstances a mutual agreement can be made to the contrary.
Safety: I confirm that I have received and read the form GBS1 regarding hearing protection. The form is also available to view at www.gigabull.co.uk under ‘safety’.
NOTES FOR GUIDANCE
• It is important to note that whilst a teacher endeavours to ensure the student makes satisfactory progress, this cannot be guaranteed. In particular, careful regular practice as advised by the teacher is prerequisite of success on a musical instrument.
Gig-A-Bull Ltd reserves the right to amend these terms & conditions at any-time without notice. We will publish any amendments at www.gigabull.co.uk
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