The following terms and conditions apply to all bookings for 16+ courses at The English Studio in England, regardless of whether the course is booked directly or through an Educational Tour Operator. The English Studio is a trading name owned by TES Education Ltd (12664597), a company registered in England. By submitting the booking form you are agreeing to the full terms and conditions. If enrolling a student under 18, you agree to the terms and conditions on their behalf.
To make your booking you must submit a booking form and pay 20% of your total fees, and the £40 registration fee, within 3 working days of submitting your form. Both payments are non-refundable.
1.1. Full payment for the course must be made prior to starting the course, including payment for any official documentation, as well as a registration fee for all course bookings. For more information about payment methods please click here
1.1.2. Registration Fee: £40. This fee is paid to register, enrol or sign up for a course.
1.1.3. Visa Documentation Fee: £40. This fee refers to the school re-issuing original hard copies of relevant letters when requested by students.
1.2. All costs incurred due to measures taken to recover unpaid fees will be paid by the student.
1.3. Full fees as quoted on your invoice must be paid at least 6 weeks before the course start date. We cannot guarantee to hold a place on the course/accommodation unless all fees are paid in full and on time. Students with unpaid fees will not be admitted to the course and may not be able to move into or remain in their accommodation.
1.4. Tuition fees do not include costs that are incurred on the student’s behalf, such as examination fees, transport fares, or the cost of any social events. Course books are not included in the course fees. You will need to buy the course book for your class level. It is the client’s responsibility to cover all bank charges and exchange rate differences for payments.
1.5. If your course spans more than one term and/or level, you will be required to buy the books for each term/level.
1.6. The Consumer Contracts (Distance Selling) Regulations 2013 apply to any student who enrolls for their course online, and these regulations provide for the right to cancel within 14 days of the initial application and a full refund will be given. For online bookings made less than 14 days before the start date and cancelled after commencement, we reserve the right to deduct course and accommodation fees on a pro-rata basis for days completed.
1.7. Should a student change any of their course details, then we reserve the right to charge a £25 administration charge.
1.8. The minimum age for student enrolment in the UK is 16.
1.8.1. For students in London under the age of 18, we proceed on the basis that the parent or guardian of the student under 18 is aware of the enrolment, and is bound by all the terms and conditions set out in this document in lieu of the student.
184.108.40.206. Students of this age must be aware that they will be placed in a class with adults and treated as adults.
220.127.116.11. The English Studio provides excursions through carefully chosen third parties, and only those excursions will be offered to 16 & 17 year olds. To join these daytrips, parents must complete the section in the parental consent where permission can be granted. If permission is not granted, we cannot allow under-18s to join these day trips.
18.104.22.168. Students aged 16 and 17 without a guardian in the UK must stay with a homestay. They must book return airport transfers unless a guardian (21 years and over) is meeting and taking them to and from the airport.
22.214.171.124. A parental consent form must be signed and returned to us before 16 and 17 year-olds can join a course.