Terms & Conditions
River House Academy Terms & Conditions 2015-16
These terms & conditions form a legally binding agreement made between you and River House Academy.
1. Refundable deposit
You are required to pay one month’s fees as a deposit to hold your child’s place once your application has been accepted. This amount will be deducted from your final month’s payment.This payment can be made via Paypal, Transferwise or into our River House Academy bank account.
2. Admission fee
There will be an admission fee charged as a one time non refundable payment of Rs.5000 per child, made at the time of enrolment.
The day your child starts school, you will be required to fill out an enrolment form and sign our terms & conditions form. Please also bring one passport photo, and a copy of your child’s passport and current visa.
Fee payment date
Please pay your first month’s fees on or before the day your child starts school. You are required to pay your fees at the start of each month. You will be invoiced on the 25th of each month and payment is due by the last day of the month for the next month.
If your child starts mid-month your fees are due to be paid at enrolment, for the remaining period of that month. If your child starts mid-week, you will be charged for the full week. Children who leave mid-month will be charged for the weeks they attended. If they leave mid way through a week, the full week will be charged for.
Any late fees will be subject to late payment charges of Rs.100 per day.
If you pay the fees for your child’s full stay in advance you will receive a 5 % discount.
A discount of 10 % will be given for your 2nd and 3rd child.
Personal holidays and absence
There are no fee discounts available for holidays or absences (including illness) from the school. Where possible please try to avoid taking holidays during the school term. Before booking your trip, please check with the school to avoid missing important dates.
Notice of leaving
When you enrol your child at the academy you are required to give your attendance dates. Should your departure date be brought forward, we require a minimum of one month’s notice or you will be expected to pay according to your original dates given at enrolment.
Do not bring your child into school if they are ill, or are showing signs of being ill. If your child becomes ill at school, a Parent/Guardian will be contacted to collect your child. Please let us know as soon as possible if your child will be absent from school due to illness and what the illness is, if it could potential affect others. All medication must be brought in by a Parent/Guardian with clear instructions as to how and when it should be administered. Please do not allow your child to come to school with medication in their bag. If we discover your child has head lice, they will be sent home from school and not allowed to return until the head lice have been treated.
6. Valuable items
Valuable items, including mobile phones, are not allowed to be brought into school. We do not accept any responsibility for any items that are brought in.
7. School opening times
School lessons start at 9 am. Please ensure your children are at school between 8.45 am-8.55 am so that lessons can start promptly. If you are going to be late, please let us know.
8. Collection from school
Children need to be collected from the school building. Please let us know If someone else will be collecting your child from school.
9. Unexpected school closure
Occasionally the school may be forced to close due to unforeseen circumstances in the interest of health and safety. In such cases you will informed by phone as early as possible.