Enrolment in the Summer School is subject to these Conditions, which govern the Contract. If appropriate, please have a professional translation made and/or take your own independent legal advice.
The following definitions apply:
the School’s letter to the Parent confirming acceptance of the Application.
the Parent’s application for the Pupil to attend the Summer School.
the School’s complaints procedure as shown on the Website.
the contract between the School and the Parent in respect of the attendance of the Pupil at the Summer School.
the deposit paid or to be paid by the Parent.
the fees paid or to be paid by the Parent, as set out in the Acceptance Letter.
the person responsible for the day-to-day operations of the Summer School, which may be a person appointed to the post of “Head” or be one of the directors of the School and includes any person to whom such responsibility has been delegated.
each person who has submitted an Application as parent or guardian of a Pupil.
the pupil who is the subject of the Application.
Wise Owl English Language Ltd.
the rules applying to the Summer School as shown on the Website.
Wise Owl English Summer School.
the School’s website (as at acceptance of the Application).
Headings shall not affect the interpretation of these Conditions.
Words in the singular include the plural and vice-versa.
References to one gender include the other genders.
The Application constitutes an offer by the Parent to enrol the Pupil at the Summer School in accordance with and on the basis of these Conditions.
The Application shall only be accepted, and shall be deemed to be accepted, when the School has sent the Acceptance Letter, at which point and on which date the Contract shall come into existence.
The Contract shall come to an end at the finish of the relevant course or upon earlier termination pursuant to Condition 7.
The Contract is comprised by the Acceptance Letter and these Conditions and they constitute the entire agreement between the School and the Parent.
No other terms and conditions apply to the Contract.
The School agrees to provide education and welfare to the Pupil whilst he or she is at the Summer School and to exercise reasonable care and skill in so doing.
The School reserves the right to make changes to courses and to cancel them. Change to locations, facilities or dates and cancellation will only be effected if required by matters outside the School’s control or if course attendance is too low.
The School undertakes not to subject the Pupil to physical contact except where such contact may be deemed appropriate for the maintenance of good order, for teaching and instructional purposes or for his or her safety and welfare.
Unless the Parent notifies the School in writing to the contrary, the Parent consents to the Pupil participating, under proper supervision, in sports and activities which may entail some risk of physical injury.
If the Pupil requires urgent medical attention while under the School’s care, the School will, if practicable, attempt to obtain the Parent’s prior consent. However, should the School be unable to contact the Parent or there not be time to do so, the School shall be authorised to make the decision on the Parent’s behalf should consent be required for urgent treatment recommended by a doctor.
The Parent shall:
ensure that the Application is complete and accurate;
inform the School of any health or medical condition, or disability or allergy which the Pupil has;
co-operate with the School in all matters relating to the provision of welfare, education and training to the Pupil;
provide the School with such information as the School may reasonably require in order to teach the Pupil;
keep the School informed of matters which affect the welfare of the Pupil and in relation to any absence on the part of the Pupil;
keep in touch with the School to the extent the Pupil’s interests so require;
be responsible for the Pupil’s travel and visa arrangements;
be responsible for the Pupil arriving at and being collected from the meeting place(s) designated in the Acceptance Letter at the notified times.
It is a condition of the Pupil remaining at the Summer School that he or she complies with the School Rules. The Parent undertakes to ensure that the Pupil attends the Summer School punctually and complies with the School Rules.
It is a condition of enrolment that the Pupil has his or her own travel insurance (including medical cover).
Payment and cancellation
When making the Application, the Parent shall pay the Deposit, which shall not accrue interest and not be refundable unless the School has cancelled the relevant course.
The School shall invoice the Parent in respect of the Fees on sending the Acceptance Letter.
The Parent shall pay the Fees (less the amount of the Deposit) to the School no later than 30 days before the start of the relevant course.
In the event of cancellation by the Parent the Fees (less the Deposit) shall only be refunded in full if written notice of cancellation is received by the School at least 60 days before the course start date except that half of such amount shall be refunded if written notice of cancellation is so received less than 60 but at least 30 days before the course start date.
No refund shall be given in relation to Fees should the Pupil fail to attend or be absent due to illness or otherwise.
If the Parent fails to make any payment under the Contract by the due date, the School shall have the right to refuse to allow the Pupil to attend the relevant course.
All payments to the School by the Parent shall be in pounds sterling with bank or other charges for the account of the Parent and be made by bank transfer unless the School agrees to payment being made by credit card or other payment method.
Limitation of liability
Nothing in these Conditions shall limit or exclude the School’s liability for death or personal injury caused by its negligence or the negligence of its employees, agents or subcontractors.
Subject to Condition 6.1:
the School shall not be liable to the Parent and/or the Pupil for any indirect or consequential loss; and
the School’s liability to the Parent and/or the Pupil in respect of losses and expenses arising in connection with the Contract shall not exceed the amount paid by the Parent to the School in respect of the Fees.
Except as set out in these Conditions, all warranties, conditions and other terms implied by statute or common law are, to the fullest extent permitted by law, excluded from the Contract.
The School may terminate the Contract with immediate effect by giving written notice to the Parent if the Parent fails to pay any amount payable under this Contract on the due date for payment or the School requires the Parent to remove the Pupil or expels the Pupil in accordance with Condition 9.2.
Data Protection etc
Information about the Parent and the Pupil may be held on computer and paper files and be used in accordance with the School’s data protection registration and data protections law.
The Parent agrees on behalf of the Pupil that photographs and video footage of him or her and his or her quotes and achievements may be used by the School for promotional purposes without further consent or notice.
The Parent acknowledges the authority of the School’s members of staff to take all reasonable disciplinary and preventative action necessary to safeguard and promote the welfare of the Summer School community as a whole.
The Head may require the Parent to remove or may suspend or expel the Pupil from the Summer School if he considers that the Pupil’s attendance, progress or behaviour (including behaviour outside the Summer School) is seriously unsatisfactory and that so acting is in the Summer School’s best interests.
Should action be taken under Condition 9.2 the Parent shall not be entitled to any refund or remission of the Fees or any supplemental charges paid or payable.
The School shall not be liable to the Parent as a result of any delay or failure to perform its obligations under the Contract as a result of matters outside its control.
The Parent acknowledges that it has not relied on any statement, promise or representation made or given by or on behalf of the School which is not set out explicitly in the Contract.
A person who is not a party to the Contract shall not have any rights under or in connection with it.
Except as set out in these Conditions, any variation to the Contract shall only be binding when it is agreed in writing by the School and the Parent.
The Contract shall be governed by English law and the Parent and the School irrevocably submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts.