Policies

Enrolment

All new students or parents/guardians of students will enrol online through our website: newparkmusic.ie and with Easypayments where you will be able to fill in your children and parents/guardians details. This is to ensure we have all the correct contact information and authorised person(s) for drop off and collection of children from music lesson. If any personal details change please do notify us in the office or through email: Enquiries Newpark Music enquiries@newparkmusic.ie

Payment/Fee Structure

All students Grade 5 and above are recommended to take 60 minute lessons.

Students have the option to pay through Easypayments to pay the term fee in full or over three instalments or six instalments. For instalment plan, the fee will be paid over three or six consecutive months. There are 32 lessons in the whole academic year.

Fees must be paid prior to commencement of your class. You will not be admitted to class if fees are not paid. Late payment will incur an extra charge of €10. Student who pay by instalments and have an agreed date of payment whose fees are not paid by the agreed dates will have their classes suspended and my lose their place.

Cancellations

Newpark Academy of Music reserves the right to cancel any individual lesson or course or group lesson because of insufficient enrolment. In such an event all fees with be refunded.

Attendance

Whether classes are taken or missed payment in full must be made for all classes. If the student is absent classes will not be made up. Due to restrictions within the timetable teachers are unable to make up missed lessons but will try to accommodate missed lessons were possible. We cannot guarantee we can make up a missed lesson.

For any students who cannot make it to lessons, please out of politeness to the teacher can you notify the school in advance as early as possible.

If the teacher is not able to attend for a class, the school will, were possible notify the student in advance as early as possible or have organised a fully qualified substitute teacher. If this is not possible, a make-up lesson will be arranged or a refund will be given.

Refunds

No refunds are given except in circumstances determined by Newpark Academy of Music

Trial Lessons

Trial lessons can be organised for prospective students to give the student & parent an introduction to the instrument, teacher and the structure of the lessons and to answer any questions they might have. The trial lesson must be organised with the admin staff through phone call or email before you pay the trial lesson fee. The fee must be paid through Easypayments. If after the trial lesson you wish to avail of the availables slot please discuss fees and enrolment at reception.

Discontinuance

Newpark Academy of Music reserves the right to discontinue the enrolment of any student who misses three consecutive lessons without notification, who has a pattern of absence or who is constantly late. All students or parents on behalf of students must give two weeks notice in writing if they wish to discontinue with lessons. All fees for the term must be paid in full regardless of the student finishing the term.

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