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All fees are to be paid in full four weeks before the start of the course. The date is given on your invoice.

All cancellations must be made in writing to TES (Totnes European School). If between 2 to 4 weeks notice of cancellation is given, a charge of 20% of the programme price is made plus £65.00 registration fee (including bank charges) to cover cancellation procedures and charges. If less than 2 weeks notice of cancellation is given, no refund can be made. TES reserves the right to cancel any course up to 2 weeks before its commencement if the minimum student numbers for the course are not met. Under such circumstances any payments made to TES by the student (including registration fee) will be refunded in full.

Late cancellation must be made by telephone and in writing before 16:00 UK time on the Friday before the course/placement commencement date.

Students who decide not to finish a course or work placement are not entitled to a tuition/placement fee refund. Accommodation fees will normally be refunded except for the first two weeks of the cancelled dates.

If no course is available at a suitable level students will be offered one to one classes at reduced hours:
20 hours --> 15 hours and 15 hours --> 12.5 hours at the original price.

Please see student handbook for full details.

All students must have full health and travel insurance for the duration of their English course and work placement. During their work placement students will be covered by employer’s liability insurance, however we suggest that students also take out their own working insurance in addition. S.E.L.S.A.C.S. Ltd. does not accept liability for personal injury of any participant, howsoever caused. S.E.L.S.A.C.S. Ltd. does not accept liability for the loss or damage of any property belonging to or travelling with any participant. S.E.L.S.A.C.S. Ltd. does not accept any responsibility for losses or additional expenses owing to delays or alterations in travel services, weather, sickness, strikes or any other causes. S.E.L.S.A.C.S. Ltd.’ liability is limited to the contract amount. No third party or consequential liabilities are accepted.

Work Experience placements are conditional upon the student having an adequate capability in the English Language and a professional attitude towards the placement. S.E.L.S.A.C.S. Ltd. can take no responsibility for the unsuitability of such a placement if the student does not have a satisfactory capability in the English language and/ or required aptitude for the placement.

The school is closed on all UK public holidays. Students will not be charged for tuition on these days.

If necessary, students may have to share a bedroom with a member of the same sex during their stay.

If students are UNDER 18, their parents must have given their permission for their son/ daughter to attend TES. TES provides additional support for under 18’s in accordance with British Council guidelines.

All information exchanged between TES and its students regarding accommodation and work placements is confidential.

TES will advise students not to enter Cambridge exams if we think their level is not sufficient.

All students must abide by the school rules and regulations stated in the student handbook. Totnes European School presumes all terms and conditions have been read, understood and agreed by the student. These terms are made under English Law. E&O. Totnes European School is the trading name of S.E.L.S.A.C.S. Ltd.