Terms & Conditions

Admission to FunTech (Partnership)

Admission to any of the courses offered by FunTech (Partnership) is at the discretion of the Principal or delegates. No student may be admitted onto a course until the Enrolment Form has been completed and the terms and conditions have been signed by the student and his/her parent or legal guardian and returned to FunTech (Partnership) , together with the full fees.

Late Arrivals, Early Departures or Absence

Fees are non-returnable for students arriving late, leaving early or missing a lesson (whether on account of illness or any other cause). If the course has been booked, then full fees are payable.

FunTech (Partnership) Authority

FunTech (Partnership) reserves the right to take whatever steps it reasonably believes to be necessary to maintain discipline and to ensure the safety and wellbeing of staff and students.

Agreement is given for your child to leave the site 1) in the event of an emergency under supervision 2) at the end of the scheduled lesson which will not be under supervision.

Permission is given to administer medication if required. Our safe guarding and complaints policy is available on our website www.funtech.co.uk or by request.

Suspension and Expulsion

FunTech (Partnership) reserves the right to suspend or remove any student whose attendance, work or behaviour is, in their reasonable opinion, unsatisfactory. Under such circumstances, FunTech (Partnership) will be under no obligation to return any fees.

Course Cancellation

Minimum of 10 pupils required for the course to run. FunTech (Partnership) reserves the right to cancel the course, no later than 5 days prior to course commencement date.

Should a course be cancelled by FunTech (Partnership), a 100% refund will be made.

Cancellation

If you decide to cancel your booking there will be an administration charge of £35.

Refunds are dependent on the amount of notice that you give us, in writing:

Notice period:
More than 28 days = 100% refund given (less £35 administration fee)
Between 20 to 27 days = 50% refund given
Less than 20 days = No refund given

Reservations

We guarantee to hold your reservation for the times stated below, after which we will endeavour to hold your reservation for as long as possible. Please note that priority will be given to confirmed booking. If the camp you have reserved has passed its guaranteed time and the camp is full, your name will be transferred to the waiting list.

Reservation guaranteed times:

Tech Camps (Summer holiday):

  • September – March: 7 days
  • April: 72 hours
  • May: 48 hours
  • June: 36 hours
  • July – August: 8 hours

Tech Camps (Half term holidays)

  • 24 hours

Fees

All fees are payable prior to the start of the course. If payment has not been made, a late fee of £20 will be applied.

Foreign Payments & Bank Charges

Please ensure that you have settled any bank charges associated with international payments and full fees reach FunTech.

Photography & Videoing at FunTech

From time to time FunTech will take photos and videos of children during their time with us. This content is solely for the use of advertising and marketing which may appear on third party material such as websites and leaflets. By enrolling your child onto a course with us, you are providing your consent to this. For further information on this or to opt out please email us detailing this to martyn@funtech.co.uk

Please provide the following information in your email: Name of Child, Course Booked, Location & Date of Booking

Activities

In addition to teaching youngsters, FunTech organises a range of physical activities which aid as a break away from technology for the children.

When enrolling your child to a camp, you agree that they are physically fit to do so and any concerns you may have are discussed with a member of staff prior to booking. On booking and attending a camp it is understood that you have agreed all activities bear some form of risk. Our staff work endlessly to monitor these activities to avoid any risks and ensure a safe environment for children.

Activities included but are not limited to: Football, Football Rounders, Ultimate Frisbee, Capture the Flag, Large Inflatables, Kwik Cricket, Self Defence and Swimming. Please note, these activities may change from time to time.

FunTech holds valid Public Liability Insurance and is available only on request.

Drone Coder

This is a unique camp offered by FunTech which does not fall within standard commercial insurance. Therefore enrolling your child onto this course confirms your agreement not to bring forward any claims against FunTech and all individuals involved in this camp.

Personal Property

It is advisable that students do not bring with them any valuables. FunTech holds no responsibility for the loss and damage of any personal property.

Fair Processing Notice

This applies to the handling of your personal data.

Processing information

FunTech will ensure that your data is processed fairly and lawfully. We will process information only where:

  1. the law allows us to, or
  2. you have given your consent, or
  3. we have received a court order

Ensuring your personal information is safe and accurate

FunTech ensures that information held on our computer systems and in our paper filing systems is secure to guard against unauthorised or unlawful processing or accidental loss, destruction of, or damage to personal data. In order to carry out its functions FunTech may receive information about you from others or give information to others, but we can only do this in accordance with the law.

Any third parties from whom we receive personal data or to whom we pass personal data are also required to comply with the Data Protection Act. FunTech only collects and records personal information that is necessary to carry out its functions, nothing more.

The information that we record is based on fact and, where opinion is recorded, it is relevant and backed up.

Data sharing

FunTech will only share personal data with those organisations that it is legally able to, and where sharing personal data is necessary we will comply with the Data Protection Act.

Retaining Information

We will only retain information if a business need exists. It is not kept longer than is necessary for that purpose.

Accuracy of Information

When booking it is essential we have accurate information about your child for example date of birth. If you find that information has been incorrectly entered please let us know as soon as possible so that we can update our records.

If we find that we have incorrect information then your child may be asked to leave the course and no refund will be provided.

Admission to FunTech (Partnership)

Admission to the FunTech (Partnership) is at the discretion of the Principal or delegates. No student may be admitted until the Enrolment Form has been completed and the terms and conditions signed by both parents or legal guardian and returned to FunTech (Partnership) , together with the enrolment fee of £55.00

Tuition and Examination Fees are Non-Returnable

No reduction in fees is made in respect of absence from FunTech (Partnership) during any part of the official term, whether on account of illness or any other cause.

Late Arrivals, Early Departures or Missing Lessons

For students arriving late, leaving early or missing a lesson, FunTech (Partnership) may request that he or she take supplementary individual tuition at the rates stated below (under Catch-up Fee).

FunTech (Partnership) Authority

FunTech (Partnership) reserves right to take steps it reasonably believes to be necessary to maintain discipline, ensure safety and wellbeing of staff and students.

Suspension and Expulsion

FunTech (Partnership) reserves the right to suspend or remove any student whose attendance, work or behaviour is, in their reasonable opinion, unsatisfactory. Under such circumstances, FunTech (Partnership) will be under no obligation to return any fees.

Payment Quick Facts

Unsure of the annual or monthly fees click here.

Paying Annually

Full payment must be received in the FunTech bank account within 14 days of receiving the invoice to receive a 5% discount.

Paying Termly

Fees must be paid before or during the first week of term

Paying Monthly

First payment must be paid either one month prior to commencement of the course or two months paid in the first month of the course and must be fully paid one month prior to the end of the course. Monthly payments must be received into the FunTech Bank Account by the 5th of each month.

Payments received after the 5th of each month will incur an automatic late fee of £20

Late fees are applied to each monthly instalment that is late for example 1 month in arrears = £20.00, two months in arrears = £40.00, three months in arrears = £60.00 and so on, for payments that are 2.4 months in arrears the months will be rounded up and late fees applied accordingly.

Enrolment Fee & Software

Enrolment fee is £55.00 (unless you attended a summer camp in which case you receive a 50% discounted enrolment fee)

Adobe Software Licence is £55.00

Catch-up Lessons

  • If you are able to notify us in advance of the lesson and we have the same lesson running that week, they we are happy to offer this to you as an alternative, free of charge.
  • If you are either unable to attend the alternative lesson offered (though please note we may not always be able to do this as for example the classes may be full) or that we are now running the following weeks classes, then there is a catch-up fee depending on the course that your child has enrolled onto. Please see fees for details: http://www.funtech.co.uk/academies/fees.
  • Please note if you need to cancel a catch up lesson for any reason the fee is still applicable unless 48 hours notice is given.
  • Finally, please note that as Catch-ups are usually one-to-one sessions, if we require a little longer we will not make an extra charge.

Withdrawal from the Course

TechStarter, TotalTech, CreativeTech and TechPro series

If this is your first term for any one of these courses, please don’t be alarmed by us sending you an annual invoice. This is standard FunTech procedure as 95% of our customers stay with us year in, year out. In accordance with our terms and conditions, you’re not obliged to stay beyond the first term, but if you do decide to leave us, we will apply a credit note to your account for the remaining two terms. If you continue to term two you are signing up to the course until the end of the academic year and from then onwards, it’s an annual commitment.

FunTyper, PureCoder series, GCSE & A Level Computer Science

Please note that you are committing to the duration of the course. GCSE and A Level are two years for StandardTrack or one year for FastTrack.

Photography & Videoing at FunTech

From time to time FunTech will take photos and videos of children during their time with us. This content is solely for the use of advertising and marketing which may appear on third party material such as websites and leaflets. By enrolling your child onto a course with us, you are providing your consent to this. For further information on this or to opt out please email us detailing this to martyn@funtech.co.uk

Please provide the following information in your email: Name of Child, Course Booked, Location & Date of Booking

Personal Property

It is advisable that students do not bring with them any valuables. FunTech holds no responsibility for the loss and damage of any personal property.

Fair Processing Notice

This applies to the handling of your personal data.

Processing information

FunTech will ensure that your data is processed fairly and lawfully. We will process information only where:

  1. the law allows us to, or
  2. you have given your consent, or
  3. we have received a court order

Ensuring your personal information is safe and accurate

FunTech ensures that information held on our computer systems and in our paper filing systems is secure to guard against unauthorised or unlawful processing or accidental loss, destruction of, or damage to personal data. In order to carry out its functions FunTech may receive information about you from others or give information to others, but we can only do this in accordance with the law.

Any third parties from whom we receive personal data or to whom we pass personal data are also required to comply with the Data Protection Act. FunTech only collects and records personal information that is necessary to carry out its functions, nothing more.

The information that we record is based on fact and, where opinion is recorded, it is relevant and backed up.

Data sharing

FunTech will only share personal data with those organisations that it is legally able to, and where sharing personal data is necessary we will comply with the Data Protection Act.

Retaining information

We will only retain information if a business need exists. It is not kept longer than is necessary for that purpose.

Final Note:

It is your responsibility to monitor standing order payments are being made regularly into the FunTech (Partnership) account. Please contact your own bank to arrange the standing order.

Ofsted:

For any queries or concerns about The Childcare Register please contact FunTech Head Office on 01628 621216.

For direct queries to Ofsted please contact them on 0300 123 4234 or email enquiries@ofsted.gov.uk

Method of Payment

  • Cheque - payable to FunTech
  • Credit Cards / Debit Cards
  • Cash
  • Direct Bank Transfer - bank details below

FunTech (Partnership) Bank Details: Lloyds TSB Bank, High Street, Maidenhead. Berkshire. SL6

Maidenhead / Hampstead Camp & Term Time Payments

Account Name:
FunTech Maidenhead LLP
Bank:
Lloyds
Sort Code:
30-95-36
Account Number:
63959268
IBAN:
GB23 LOYD 3095 3663 9592 68
BIC Code:
LOYDGB21030

Other Locations Camp Payments

Account Name:
FunTech Camps Limited
Bank:
Lloyds
Sort Code:
30-95-36
Account Number:
63958460
IBAN:
GB14 LOYD 3095 3663 9584 60
BIC Code:
LOYDGB21030

Childcare Voucher Account Numbers

Edenred:
P20445596
All Save:
801186
Sodexo:
801186
Care - 4:
24693023
Kiddie Vouchers:
E492375
Fideliti:
FUN084C
Fair Care:
FUNT1009
Busy Bees:
0008373354
Enjoy Benefits:
B012441
Computershare:
08373354
The Childcare Account:
EY492375
Teds:
6843
P&MM:
801186
Mid Counties Co-operative:
85011300
Childcare Voucher Solutions:
FUNTECH
Apple Childcare Voucher:
FT0909
You at Work:
801186
PES Consulting:
FT0909
VoucherSystems:
FUNTECH
Employers for Childcare:
FUNTECH
Oftsed Number
EY492375