Our tuition fees are based on the estimated cost of education and are not designed to create profit. In fact our books are open for inspection upon request by any member of the public (transparency).
We aim to keep fees fixed during the student's duration in the school (assuming our costs stay constant).
Annual tuition fees are €4.950, fixed for all classes/ages, based on 10 monthly payments of €495* starting September 11th.
There is a €500 deposit. In some cases this may be spread of the school year and is refundable upon final payment of the annual fee.
The registration fee of €100 is paid only once and is non-refundable, plus an annual fee of €175 for insurance and all text books/materials.
The deposit is refundable only if you duly pay tuition fees and comply with policy regarding school withdrawal. Otherwise the deposit is used to cover unexpected expenses or lost income.
* Payed monthly by standing order only, otherwise fees would be €520.
Terms of payment
Due dates for fees:
Annual payments - by the 11th of September.
Termly payments - by the first day of the term.
Monthly payments – by 1st of month (except Sept., deadline 11th.)
Payments may be made by bank transfer (preferably) or cheque.
Delay of payment
We are aware parents may have temporary financial difficulties and delay payment. Monthly payments that are more than 15 days late incur a €25 late fee. More than 30 days late and the late fee doubles. More than 60 days may mean the cancellation of educational services. Once the debt is settled service is resumed.
Refund on deposit
We hope your child will graduate from our school and the deposit can be set off against the final payment.
Deposits are refundable only upon completion of payment for the full school year, with no exceptions.
If students withdraw early for ANY reason, the fees are still obligatory for the complete year. Deposits are only refundable when the complete balance has been settled.
30 day trial period
We reserve the right to accept students for a trial period of one month in order for us to assess whether we have resources or staff necessary to fully meet a child’s needs. On completion of the trial period, if the support team is confident that the child's educational needs can be effectively met we shall put forward a proposed education/action plan, to be revised termly. If however this is not the case (for any reason the team decides) we reserve the right, ruefully, to reject the application.
Any prepaid feed beyond the period attended shall be fully reimbursed along with the deposit.
Financial limitations and other issues
We adhere to openness and flexibility in our fees policy and we are ready to answer questions or consider any other suggestions.
We are always ready to discuss your financial situation in order to find mutually acceptable solutions so your child can join or stay in school.
We trust parents and in special circumstances let them stipulate the tuition fees they can afford.
- One-off registration fee € 100
- Deposit € 500
- All texts and school materials/resources plus accident-insurance € 125
Total: € 520 x 10 = € 5,200
With standing order: € 495
Total: € 495 x 10 = € 4,950
€ 1,900 + € 1,900 + € 1000 =
Total: € 4,800
FAMILIES WITH SIBLINGS
We are glad to offer special tuition fees scheme for families with siblings:
- 1st child studies for the normal tuition fee (with reductions applicable).
- 2nd child studies with a 20% reduction on his/her fee (normal registration fee and deposit required).
- Any other sibling studies for 30% of tuition (no further reduction is applicable).
Refunds on deposits are possible under the following conditions:
- If the school term has started, we require 3 full months written notice as the school prepays rent in order to keep fees low.
- If the school term has not yet started a deposit can only be refunded with 6 months written notice (March 10th is the deadline for refunds on deposits for the following September).
Refunds on pre-paid fees require 3 months advance, written notice. The intervening 3 months are non-refundable as the discount pre-payment offers is in exchange for the 'insurance' the school receives from pre-payments.