FAQ's

FAQ's 

Accommodation

Students will not be accommodated with Main School boarders but will sleep as a group at the Lion’s Centre or one of our Guestling accommodation centres. The leader will stay in the same accommodation.
Student rooms are shared rooms, 2-4 students per room. We like to give the accompanying group leader to opportunity to choose the paring of their to students to their rooms.

Lessons

Programme dependant, students may allocated to classes on receipt of dates of birth/age. So please forward these details as soon as possible, together with the passport numbers. They will be given a test on arrival to assess their level of English language competency and another at the time of leaving to identify improvements.

Transport during the programme

Transport to and from Buckswood School will be provided daily Monday – Friday.
Morning pick up programme dependant
Evening pick up 6.30pm-7.00pm

Meals

Main meals will be taken in the  school Dining Room as a group, but may or may not be at the same time as the main school due to space constraints.
Breakfast: 8:00AM
Lunch: 12:45PM
Supper: 5:45PM

Individual student or Full group cancellation

For cancellations less than four weeks before the groups programme start date, the Deposit will not be refunded. Should visas be refused we will refund the deposit in full upon receipt of the official refusal letter.

Insurance

Parents are asked to take out their own private insurance to cover all personal belongings and money. Any insurance must be arranged prior to arrival at the school.

Text Books & school writings equipment

It is not customary for books to be given to students as they are only loaned and remain the property of the School. In many cases the relevant chapters may be photocopied. Students are asked to bring their pencil case from home.

 

Mobile Phones

Leaders are to inform us prior arrival of their contact Mobile number, all parents, friends and relatives must be told to only ring on that number.

Deposit Payments

Deposit payment of £100 per student must be received as confirmation of dates and trip bookings up to 30 days after receipt of the groups contract confirmation. Deposits paid will be discounted off final bill. Please request deposit invoice if you require one.

Final Bill payment

Must be received 15 days prior to groups programme start date. Your final bill will be sent out to you 30 days prior to this.

Medical Expenses

All students are covered by the National Health Service while resident at the school, which means free medical care (excluding visits to dentists or opticians). Payment for these costs will be taken from the student. Appointments with specialist consultants cannot be made through the NHS. An extra cost would be payable if such an appointment were to be made as it would be a private arrangement.

Leaders

See visiting leaders responsibility’s. Your Buckswood Groups Coordinator for the duration of your stay will be confirmed prior to arrival. They will be responsible for the group while you are visiting Buckswood.

Bank account for payments

Lloyds Bank

Sterling account number: 03235008

Sort Code: 30-95-01

IBAN: GB42 LOYD 3095 0103 2350 08

BIC: LOYDGB21103

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