CONDITIONS of Enrolment for parents enrolling students at GSOM

  1. Parents are requested to give more than one choice of day and time as places are very limited.
  2. Submitting a completed Application Form does not constitute an offer of a place or obligation to accept a place when offered.
  3. Places can only be reserved with receipt of a completed application form.
  4. Once a place has been confirmed and accepted by you, the full fee is due to secure your child’s place.
  5. Payment can be made in cash at reception and you can also make payment by debit / credit card at reception or online.
  6. The school reserves the right to make changes to class timetables or teachers.
  7. Classes run subject to minimum enrolment.
  8. All fees are payable at the commencement of each term. Failure to comply with this may result in suspension of classes until the account has been settled.
  9. Fees for exam entries in instrumental tuition are paid directly to the teacher or online. All students are notified at their lesson when they are due.
  10. Lessons cancelled by students regrettably cannot be given later
  11. If your teacher has to cancel classes due to unavoidable circumstances, these classes will be given later either by extending the semester or organising a mutually convenient time between the teacher and the student/parent.
  12. All classes take place subject to minimum numbers. Where the minimum number is not reached, the school reserves the right to run / cancel the class. In the event of a class being established that have not met with the required numbers, the class time will be shortened or fees will be altered accordingly to accommodate the smaller group. You reserve the right to accept/decline the place offered.
  13. It would be appreciated if parents could ensure that their child attends regularly and on time for class as this is of the utmost importance for your child’s enjoyment and success.
  14. It is expected that parents/guardians will collect their children at the appointed time. There is no provision for supervision of students either before or after their lesson time.
  15. Should you wish to discuss your child’s progress or indeed any other relevant issue with your child’s teacher, as a courtesy to the next student, this should be done at the commencement of your child’s lesson and not at the commencement of the next student’s lesson.
  16. All instruments other than piano require accompaniment in examinations. It is the responsibility of the student/parent to organise an accompanist. However, you can discuss this with your teacher and he/she may be able to recommend an accompanist. Accompanist’s fees are the responsibility of the student/parent.
  17. At concert performances, GSOM may organise photos and videos of student performances for website and archive purposes.
  18. At concert performances, as per the directive of the Early Childhood Network, parents attending their children’s concerts / presentations are permitted to take photos or video provided that any media taken is for personal use only. If you prefer that other attendees refrain from videoing / photographing your child, please advise the teacher hosting the concert prior to the performance or contact the office prior to the event.
  19. Students are expected to behave in an appropriate manner while on the premises. Respect for fellow students, teachers, equipment, resources and facilities are imperative.
  20. We would ask parents to be courteous and polite to office and teaching staff at all times. Parents who do not comply may be asked to remove their child from the school.
  21. All parents contact details are automatically placed on our Student Mailing List and SMS Text Message List in order to keep you updated with information / timetables / dates for your diary.
  22. If a parent decides to remove their child from classes for personal reasons, we regret that fees cannot be refunded. If the student is leaving after a semester has already begun, half of the semester fee is payable to GSOM.
  23. If a student leaves who has recently sat a music exam, it is the parent’s responsibility to contact the school to organise collection of their child’s exam results and certificate.