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Tuition Fees 2019-2020

 

Currently, lessons are charged at £15 per 30 minutes, which may be paid in blocks or as a monthly payment of £48.75. See below for further details on payment options.

Your lesson fee covers:  

  • A minimum of 39 half-hour lessons per academic year

  • The highest standards of tuition from a qualified, experienced and passionate teacher

  • Careful, tailored lesson-planning every week, to ensure progress and fun

  • Regular progress reports for students under 16 (and for older students on request)

  • Regular performance opportunities and coaching

  • Exam preparation, and exam accompaniment in some cases

  • Access to studio-wide awards, challenges and medals

  • Regular newsletters

  • Support in choosing an instrument

  • Advice in choosing suitable method books and music

  • Student login access to Supersonics Plus music and online resources

  • Music Theory worksheets, games and activities

  • Lesson resources, including those accessed through monthly subscriptions

  • Studio-licensed music (one-off purchases and monthly subscriptions)

  • A BLM lesson ringbinder, dividers and contents

  • Use of the waiting area and bathroom, including access to music magazines and advice sheets

  • The cost and time (and reassurance) of maintaining certified first aid and safeguarding certificates, enhanced DBS checks, full liability insurance, professional registration and union membership, and continuous professional development (i.e. training courses and qualifications to extend and improve music teaching skills and knowledge in line with current pedagogy)

 

Students will be provided with 6 weeks’ notice of any changes to lesson fees.  Fees are reviewed annually and any necessary changes apply from 1st September.

Option A: Weekly lessons, term-time only

  • Lessons are available from 3:30pm onwards, Monday to Friday

  • You will be guaranteed the same lesson time every week, with 39 lessons available per academic year. 

 

  • Additional lessons during school holidays can be requested and would be paid for separately.

 

  • Lessons can be paid for monthly or per half-term:

       a. Monthly instalments:  39 lessons at £15 totals £585, split into 12 monthly payments of £48.75

       b. Block payments each half-term: e.g. 6 lessons at £15 totals £90, due on or before the first lesson

Option B: Regular lessons, year-round

  • Lessons are available from 9am to 3pm, Monday to Friday.

 

  • You will be allocated a nominal weekly or fortnightly lesson slot. Both teacher and student will aim to keep this timeslot every week/fortnight, but both parties agree to some flexibility to allow for in this guaranteed the same lesson time every week.

  • There are 46 weekly (or 23 fortnightly) lessons available per year.  

  • There are no lessons for 6 weeks of the year (during August, Christmas and Easter; specific dates are provided in advance).

  • Lessons can be paid for at or before each lessons, individually or in block bookings:

       a. Individually: Lessons may be paid for in cash or by bank transfer, at or before each lesson

       b. Block bookings: e.g. 6 lessons at £15 totals £90, due on or before the first lesson of the block