Music Collective Scotland 

Terms and Conditions

(Last Updated Feb 2021)

Music Collective Scotland Trades also as Music Lessons Angus (MLA). Please note for the purpose of the T&C’s outlined below, each studio location has different term dates. Music Collective Online students will follow the term date assigned to them according to the location of the teacher providing the lessons. 

 

 Individual Lessons

1. Trail lessons are available before adherence to the following terms and conditions. All trial lessons must be paid for at the standard lesson rate unless stated otherwise as part of enrolment offers.

 

2. Payment of lessons are to be paid in advance in 4 week blocks. Payment can be made through Class for kids booking software, bank transfer or cash. Failure to pay invoices for lessons taken could result in the termination of lessons.

3. Lessons take place during school term-time. Term days follow a similar structure to local authority term days. Term dates for each studio are available at the top of this page. Lessons still take place during long weekends and in service days. 

4. Lessons that are missed due to illness or any other occurrence are to be paid in full. 

5. Pre-arranged absence; Students may cancel up to four lessons per year (1 per term) without being charged. Pupils should inform the Music School of any lessons they will miss in advance with a minimum of 24hrs notice. If less than 24hrs notice is given then the lesson will be charged in full. Rearranging lessons is subject to the discretion and availability of your assigned tutor.

6. Lessons that are cancelled by Music Collective Scotland due to tutor absence will either be rearranged, credited to the next block, or refunded at your preference.

7. Termination of lessons require 4 weeks notice in writing to Eoin Tonner info@musiccollectivescotland.com. Lessons in the notice period will be charged in full even if you decide not to attend lessons in this notice period.

8. Parents/students are responsible for the purchase of any associated costs of lessons including; instruments, music books and exam entry fees. 

9. Lessons are available on an ad hoc basis during the holidays in consultation with your teacher. 

10. When a pupil has been enrolled in the School they remain so until formally withdrawn. Failure to attend lessons does not constitute formal withdrawal. Lessons will continue to be charged at the normal rate until written notice has been received & notice period has ended.

11. In the event that a teacher leaves employment with MCS, a suitably qualified temporary teacher will cover lessons until a permanent teacher has been appointed. 

12. Parents have a responsibility to inform the Music School of any additional support needs or learning difficulties that would cause a barrier to participation in music classes. 

13. The Music School reserves the right to refuse admittance to disruptive pupils and will inform parents of any difficulties immediately. 

14. Parents are responsible for the safe drop off and collection of children to music lessons. MCS will not be responsible for children out-with lesson times. 

Music Classes

1. Trail classes are available before adherence to the following terms and conditions. All trial classes must be paid for at the single class rate unless stated otherwise as part of enrolment offers. 

2. Payment of class fees are to be paid in in advance in  4 week blocks. Payment can be made through class for kids booking software, bank transfer or cash.

3. Lessons take place during school term-time. Term dates follow the local authority school dates and are available at the top of this page. Lessons still take place during long weekends and in service days.

4. Classes that are missed due to illness or any other occurrence are to be paid in full. 

5. All classes must be booked in advance. 

6. When a pupil has been enrolled in the School they remain so until formally withdrawn via email. Failure to attend classes does not constitute formal withdrawal. 

7. There is no notice period for withdrawal, however, classes paid for will not be refunded. 

8. Classes cancelled by MCS will either be refunded or credited to the next term. 

9. Parents have a responsibility to inform the Music School of any additional support needs or learning difficulties that would cause a barrier to participation in music classes. 

10. The Music School reserves the right to refuse admittance to disruptive pupils and will inform parents of any difficulties immediately. 

11. Parents are responsible for the safe drop off and collection of children to music lessons. MCS will not be responsible for children out-with class times. 

 

COVID -19 Parent and Pupil Responsibilities 

 

For further details on how the Music School is addressing the needs of the COVID-19 Pandemic please view our COVID-19 General Operating Guidance. 

 

Covid -19 Symptoms 

A pupil must not attend lessons if they have any of the following symptoms. The main symptoms of coronavirus (COVID-19) are:

  •  a high temperature – this means you feel hot to touch on your chest or back (you do not need to measure your temperature)

  •  a new, continuous cough – this means coughing a lot for more than an hour, or 3 or more coughing episodes in 24 hours (if you usually have a cough, it may be worse than usual)

  •   a loss or change to your sense of smell or taste – this means you've noticed you cannot smell or taste anything, or things smell or taste different to normal

Any pupils with symptoms or are self-isolating that are receiving 1-1 lessons can take a lesson on zoom. Any class pupil who cannot attend should inform us and we will send music/tasks home.

For further details on how the Music School is addressing the needs of the COVID-19 Pandemic please view our COVID-19 General Operating Guidance.