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Terms and Conditions

Terms and Conditions

Introduction

These terms and conditions are designed to be brief and understandable and hopefully will help avoid any misunderstanding.

Bookings

Bookings are either made for an agreed Weekly Hourly Tutor Session for a Term or a Bi-Weekly Hourly Tutor Session for a Term. When making a booking, or continuing tuition into the next Term, you are agreeing to attend and pay for the Weekly or Bi-weekly Hourly Tutor Session for the whole of that Term. The Term dates are published on the Accelerate Tuition website or notified to you in advance.

One off tutor sessions can be agreed during holidays and weekends and these are mutually agreed in advance.

Term

Each Term typically covers 5 to 7 weeks are linked to local secondary school half term periods. (Term Dates)

Weekly Hourly Tutor SessionS

GCSE students are usually tutored weekly for one hour after school on Mondays to Fridays at the following times:

3.45pm to 4.45pm (this is reserved for Group Tuition)
4.50pm to 5.50pm
5.55pm to 6.55pm
7pm to 8pm

A level students can be tutored weekly or bi weekly for one hour during the school day on Mondays to Fridays, with session times agreed in advance to fit in with free periods during the school day. It is up to the pupils and parents to notifiy their school of this arrangement in advance of the tutor session. A level students can be tutored afer school on Monday to Fridays by agreement, however there is an addtional charge of £5 per hour for one to one tuition if this option is taken up, with the exception of Friday 7pm to 8pm.

Fees and Invoicing

GCSE students are charged £40 per hour for one to one tuition and £30 per hour per student for group tuition. 
A-level studends are also charged  £40 per hour for one to one tuition and £30 per hour per student for group tuition, however there is an addtional charge of £5 per hour for one to one tuition if A level students opt for a tutor session on a Monday to Friday after school, with the exception of Friday 7pm to 8pm.
The tuition fees are invoiced at the end of the month for the number of tutor sessions that you have agreed to attend in that month, whether you have attended the sessions or not. If the fees are amended, this will only happen at the start of a half termly period and you will be given a minimum of 30 day’s notice of a change.

Payment

Payment of invoices should be made within 14 days of the invoice date by bank transfer to the following bank account:

Barclays Bank
Account name: Accelerate Tuition
Account Number: 33423239
Sort Code: 20-74-05

If payment is not made on time, your booking for the Weekly Hourly Tutor Session or Bi-Weekly Hourly Tutor Session can be cancelled and offered to someone on the waiting list.

Non attendance

In making a booking you are agreeing to pay for the whole of the Term, regardless of whether the agreed Weekly Hourly Tutor Session or Bi-Weekly Hourly Tutor Session is attended or not.
It is not possible to rearrange non attended sessions.
All non-attended sessions will be invoiced in the month it was scheduled to take place.

2020/2021 Term Dates

The dates for each term are as follows:

Term 1

7th September 2020 to 23rd October 2020

Term 2

2nd November 2020 to 18th December 2020

Term 3

4th January 2021 to 12th February 2021

Term 4

22nd February 2021 to 26th March 2021

Term 5

12th April 2021 to 28th May 2021, excluding Bank Holiday on 3rd May 2021

Term 6

7th June 2021 to 16th July 2021