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             2020
             Enrolment
             Information
             for Families
             and Young
             Learners

     London and Dublin
Family Programme London 2020
Registration fee £125 per family
                                                                                     Price per week
                                                                                                                                                                 FAMILY PROGRAMME NOTES
                                            Lessons
 Code       Course                                                                                                         Ages              Minimum level       Visa document courier £45
                                            per week                        1-3           4-7           8-11

                                                                    Family Programme                                                                             Optional medical, travel and course
                                                                                                                                                                 insurance £5.53/week
                                                                                                                                                                 Book at: www.guard.me/francesking
FJ          Family Junior                  20                           £366             £313           £292                6-16                    A1
                                                                                                                                                                 Optional Trinity Examination fee £140
                                                                                                                     Adults of all ages;
FA          Family Adult                   20                           £420             £350           £322                                      A1/A2          Courses fees include
                                                                                                                     adult in charge 21
                                                                                                                                                                 •   placement test and assessment
            Family Junior Day School       20 plus afternoon
FJD                                                                     £742             £689           £657               12-16                    A2           •   welcome pack
            (Summer only)                  activities
                                                                                                                                                                 •   school certificate
WINTER PROGRAMME                          SUMMER PROGRAMME                            WINTER PROGRAMME                                                           •   some optional activities
2019/2020                                 2020                                        2020/2021                              1   Week commencing
                                                                                                                                 December 23: 12 lessons/        Family Junior Day School - fees also
2019:                                     June 15 (1-11 weeks)                        2020:
                                                                                                                                 week. Wednesday                 include
December 23 (1-6 weeks)     1             June 22 (1-10 weeks)                        December 21 (1-6 weeks)    5               December 25 and Thursday
                                                                                                                                                                 • supervision 8.45-17.00
December 30 (1-5 weeks)     2             June 29 (1-9 weeks) *                       December 29 (1-5 weeks)    6               December 26 are public
                                                                                                                                 holidays.                       • projects, activities, excursions in
2020:                                     July 6 (1-8 weeks)                          2021:                                                                        afternoons
January 6 (1-4 weeks)                     July 13 (1-7 weeks) *                       January 4 (1-4 weeks)
                                                                                                                             2   Week commencing
                                                                                                                                 December 30: 16 lessons/        • any entrance charges
January 13 (1-3 weeks)                    July 20 (1-6 weeks)                         January 11 (1-3 weeks)                     week. Wednesday January
                                                                                                                                                                 Course fees do not include
January 20 (1-2 weeks)                    July 27 (1-5 weeks) *                       January 18 (1-2 weeks)                     1, 2020 is a public holiday.
January 27 (1 week)                       August 3 (1-4 weeks)                        January 25 (1 week)                    3   Week commencing April 6:        •   bank charges
                                          August 10 (1-3 weeks) *                                                                16 lessons/week. Friday,        •   lunch
                                                                                                                                 April 10 is a public holiday.   •   travel and excursions
                                          August 17 (1-2 weeks) *
SPRING PROGRAMME                                                                                                             4   Week commencing April 14:       •   some optional activities
2020                                      August 24 (1 week)
                                                                                                                                 16 lessons/week. Monday,
March 23 (1-6 weeks)                      * Trinity Examination available                                                        April 13 is a public holiday.   Class size
March 30 (1-5 weeks)                      for children and adults                                                            5   Week commencing                 Junior Course - maximum 15
                                                                                                                                 December 21: 16 lessons/        Adult Course - maximum 10 in summer,
April 6 (1-4 weeks) 3                                                                                                                                            8/14 at other times
                                                                                                                                 week. Friday, December 25
April 14 (1-3 weeks) 4                                                                                                           is a public holiday.
                                          AUTUMN PROGRAMME                                                                                                       Timetable
April 20 (1-2 weeks)                      2020                                                                               6   Week commencing                 1 lesson = 50m
April 27 (1 week)                         October 19 (1-2 weeks)                                                                 December 29: 12 lessons/        20 lessons = 16h 40m
                                          October 26 (1 week)                                                                    week. Monday, December
                                                                                                                                 28 and Friday, January 1 are    Monday-Friday
                                                                                                                                 public holidays.                9.00-12.50 Family Adult
                                                                                                                                                                 9.00-13.00 Family Junior

                                                                                                                                                                 Family Junior Day School
                                                                                                                                                                 Monday-Friday
 Code       Accommodation type                                                            Star rating    Price
                                                                                                                                                                 20 lessons 9.00-13.00
                                                                       Homestays                                                                                 Lunchtime 13.00-14.00
                                                                                                                                                                 Activities, excursions 14.00-17.00
 A2         Standard Homestay: Single Bed and Breakfast                                   **                                     £156                            Students must bring a packed lunch
                                                                                                                                                                 with drink every day and a travel card for
 A3         Standard Homestay: Twin/Double Bed and Breakfast                              **                           £138 / week / person                      Zone 1 & 2.

 A5         Standard Homestay: Single Half-Board                                          **                                £214 / week                          ACCOMMODATION NOTES
 A6         Standard Homestay: Twin/Double Half-Board                                     **                           £175 / week / person                      Homestay supplements
                                                                                                                                                                 • Special diets: £30/week/person
 A7         Premium Homestay: Single Bed and Breakfast                                    ***                               £192 / week
                                                                                                                                                                 • Homestay bookings which include
 A8         Premium Homestay: Twin/Double Bed and Breakfast                               ***                          £162 / week / person                        weeks commencing December 21,
                                                                                                                                                                   28: £25/week
 A10        Premium Homestay: Single Half-Board                                           ***                               £250 / week
                                                                                                                                                                 Arrival/departure
 A11        Premium Homestay: Twin/Double Half-Board                                      ***                          £220 / week / person                      Accommodation is booked from
                                                                                                                                                                 Saturday to Saturday or Sunday to
 A12        Premium Homestay: Private Bathroom Supplement                                 ***                           £45 per week / room                      Sunday. Apartments, studios and hotels
                                                                                                                                                                 can be booked to start on other days.
                                                               Studios and Apartments
                                                                                                                                                                 Studio and apartment prices are for
 A410       Chelsea Cloisters: Studio (1-2 people), Self-Catering                         ***                           £121 / night / studio                    bookings of 7 days or more, 1-6 night
                                                                                                                                                                 prices on request.
 A411       Chelsea Cloisters: 1 Bedroom Apartment (1-3 people), Self-Catering            ***                         £162 / night / apartment
                                                                                                                                                                 Extra nights
 A412       Chelsea Cloisters: 2 Bedroom Apartment (2-4 people), Self-Catering            ***                         £217 / night / apartment                   Subject to availability at 1/7th of weekly
                                                                                                                                                                 fee.
 A910       Citadines: Studio (1-2 people), Self-Catering                                 ****                          £178 / night / studio
                                                                                                                                                                 Frances King Quality Ratings
 A912       Citadines: 1 Bedroom Apartment (1-4 people), Self-Catering                    ****                        £262 / night / apartment                   ** Standard
                                                                                                                                                                 *** Premium
 A209       Native: 2 Bedroom Apartment (2-4 people), Self-Catering                       ****                        £306 / night / apartment                   **** Deluxe

 A371       Fulham Palace Studios, Twin Studio, Self-Catering                             **                           £210 / week / person                      Homestay travel zone and times
                                                                                                                                                                 Premium 15-45 minutes (zones 1-3)
                                                                            Hotels                                                                               Standard 30-45/50 minutes (zones 2, 3)

                                Prices on request. Please supply arrival and departure dates and preferred star rating.
                                                                                                                                                                 TRANSFER NOTES
                                                                                                                                                                 Supplement for transfer 23.00-5.00
                  Transfers                                                              Price / Single Transfer                                                 1-3 people: £15, 4-7 people: £25.
                  (from/to)                       1-3 people travelling to same address                 4-7 people travelling to same address                    Waiting time
                                                                                                                                                                 2 hours included. Extra time: 1-3 people
 Heathrow                                       £95                                                                         £120                                 £25 per 30 minutes, 4-7 people £40 per
 Gatwick                                        £120                                                                        £160                                 30 minutes.

 Stansted/Luton                                 £130                                                                        £160                                 Arrival time
                                                                                                                                                                 It is not always possible to arrive at
 London City                                    £100                                                                        £130                                 accommodation before 7.00 or after 22.00.
                                                                                                                                                                 Please check with us before making travel
 London Railway Stations                        £90                                                                         £120
                                                                                                                                                                 arrangements.
 Double fares apply on public holidays and December 24-26, 28, 31; January 1 2021

  2         Overseas: +44 20 7870 6533 UK: 020 7870 6533 London: london@francesking.com Dublin: dublin@francesking.com www.francesking.com
Family Programme Dublin 2020
 Registration fee €125 per family
                                                                               Price per week                                                         FAMILY PROGRAMME NOTES
                                              Lessons
  Code       Course                                                                                                     Ages          Minimum level   Visa document courier €50
                                              per week                1-3            4-7           8-11

                                                                 Family Programme                                                                     Optional medical, travel and course
                                                                                                                                                      insurance
                                                                                                                                                      To book your insurance contact
  FJ         Family Junior                    20                     €276           €260          €239                  6-16               A1         dublin@francesking.com

                                                                                                              Adults of all ages;                     Courses fees include
  FA         Family Adult                     20                     €233           €223          €212                                     A1
                                                                                                              adult in charge 21
                                                                                                                                                      •   placement test and assessment
                                                                                                                                                      •   welcome pack
  SUMMER PROGRAMME                      Week commencing
  2020
                                    1                                                                                                                 •   school certificate
                                        August 4: 16 lessons/                                                                                         •   some optional activities
  June 8 (1-11 weeks)                   week. Monday, August
  June 15 (1-10 weeks)                  3 is a public holiday.                                                                                        Course fees do not include
  June 22 (1-9 weeks)                                                                                                                                 •   bank charges
  June 29 (1-8 weeks)                                                                                                                                 •   travel and excursions
  July 6 (1-7 weeks)                                                                                                                                  •   some optional activities
  July 13 (1-6 weeks)                                                                                                                                 •   course book, €35 for adult course
                                                                                                                                                          of 3 weeks or longer
  July 20 (1-5 weeks)
  July 27 (1-4 weeks)                                                                                                                                 Class size
                                                                                                                                                      Maximum 15
  August 4 (1-3 weeks)   1

  August 10 (1-2 weeks)                                                                                                                               Timetable
  August 17 (1 week)                                                                                                                                  1 lesson = 50m
                                                                                                                                                      20 lessons = 16h 40m
                                                                                                                                                      Monday-Friday
                                                                                                                                                      9.00-12.50 Family Adult
                                                                                                                                                      9.00-13.00 Family Junior

                                                                                                                                                      ACCOMMODATION NOTES
Code      Accommodation type                                                        Star rating     Price                                             Special diets in Homestay
                                                                                                                                                      €50/week/person
                                                                   Homestays                                                                          Arrival/departure
                                                                                                                                                      Accommodation is booked from
D5        Standard Homestay: Single, Half-Board                                     **                                  €210 / week
                                                                                                                                                      Saturday to Saturday or Sunday to
D6        Standard Homestay: Twin/Double, Half-Board                                **                           €195 / week / person
                                                                                                                                                      Sunday. Apartments, studios and hotels
                                                                                                                                                      can be booked to start on other days.
D1        Premium Homestay: Single, Half-Board                                      ***                                 €245 / week                   Extra nights
                                                                                                                                                      Subject to availability at 1/7th of weekly
D2        Premium Homestay: Twin/Double, Half-Board                                 ***                          €225 / week / person
                                                                                                                                                      fee.
D3        Premium Homestay: Private Bathroom Supplment                              ***                           €60 / week / room                   Frances King Quality Ratings
                                                            Studios and Apartments                                                                    ** Standard
                                                                                                                                                      *** Premium
D901      Studios: 2 people, Self-Catering                                          **                        From €850 / week / studio

D902      Serviced Apartments: 1 Bedroom, 1-3 people, Self-Catering                 ***                     From €1050 / week / apartment

D903      Serviced Apartments: 2 Bedrooms, 2-4 People, Self-Catering                ***                     From €1300 / week / apartment

D904      Serviced Apartments: 3 Bedrooms, 3-6 People, Self-Catering                ***                     From €1600 / week / apartment
                                                                     Hotels

                              Prices on request. Please supply arrival and departure dates and preferred star rating.

When the price is stated as “from”, this is the lowest price possible at quiet times. At busy times, such as summer, and for late bookings,
prices will be higher. Please check with us.

                                                                                   Price / Single Transfer                                            TRANSFER NOTES
                 Transfers
                                                                                                                                                      Supplement for transfer 23.00-5.00 €25.
                 (from/to)                      1-2 people travelling to same address              3-5 people travelling to same address
                                                                                                                                                      Waiting time
Dublin Airport                               €85                                                                        €150                          1 hour and 15 minutes included. Extra
                                                                                                                                                      time: car parking charge €9/hour plus €10
                                                                                                                                                      for every 15 minutes.

                                                                                                                                                      Arrival time
                                                                                                                                                      It is not always possible to arrive at
                                                                                                                                                      accommodation before 7.00 or after
                                                                                                                                                      22.00. Please check with us before
                                                                                                                                                      making travel arrangements.

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Teenager Programme London 2020
                                                       Lessons /                                                                                                   TEENAGER PROGRAMME NOTES
Code          Course                                   workshops          Accommodation                                   Price per week        Minimum level      Visa document courier £45
                                                       per week

                                                                   Teenager Programme                                                                              Class size
                                                                                                                                                                   Maximum 15
 LTR           London Teenager Residential              24                Full board accommodation on campus                    £940                  A2           Ages
                                                                                                                                                                   12-17

                                                                                                                                                                   Tuition timetable
                                                                London Teenager Residential
                                                                                                                                                                   1 lesson/workshop = 45m
                                                                                                                                                                   20 lessons = 15h
1 week course: (6 nights) June 28, July 5, 12, 19, 26 August 2                                                                                                     4 workshops = 3h
2 week course: (13 nights) June 28, July 12, 26
                                                                                                                                                                   Monday-Saturday (except Thursday)
3 week course: (20 nights) June 28, July 19
                                                                                                                                                                   20 lessons 9.00-12.30
4 week course: (27 nights) June 28, July 12
6 week course: (41 nights) June 28                                                                                                                                 Tuesday
                                                                                                                                                                   4 workshops 13.30-17.00
Arrivals are on Sundays, departures on Saturdays. Participants must be 16 or 17 to join for more than 27 nights.

What is included                                                                          What is not included
Full board residential accommodation, registration, tuition, materials,                   Transfers from airports or stations, incidental expenses and pocket
certificates, travel, activity programme and weekly excursions,                           money, optional musical or concert and dinner off-campus on
supervision by resident staff and medical and travel insurance.                           Saturday nights.

                                                                                                                                                                   TRANSFER NOTES
                          Transfers (from/to)                                                    Return transfer prices for 1-3 people
                                                                                                                                                                   Supplement for transfer 23.00-5.00
Heathrow                                                                       £180                                                                                £15
Gatwick                                                                        £230                                                                                Waiting time
Stansted/Luton                                                                 £250                                                                                Up to 2 hours and cars may be shared.
                                                                                                                                                                   Extra time: £30 for every 30 minutes.
London City                                                                    £190
London Railway Stations                                                        £170                                                                                Arrival time
                                                                                                                                                                   It is not always possible to arrive at
Transfers may be shared. For 3+ please ask for price. For students under 16 we will provide a chaperone.                                                           accommodation before 7.00 or after
                                                                                                                                                                   22.00. Please check with us before
                                                                                                                                                                   making travel arrangements.

Teenager Programme Dublin 2020
                                                      Lessons /                                                                                                    TEENAGER PROGRAMME NOTES
Code          Course                                  workshops           Accommodation                                      Price per week      Minimum level     Visa document courier €50
                                                      per week

                                                                   Teenager Programme                                                                              Class size
                                                                                                                                                                   Maximum 15
 DTP          Dublin Teenager Homestay                20 - 23             Full board homestay accommodation                        €735                 A1         Ages
                                                                                                                                                                   12 - 17
 DTD          Dublin Teenager Day School              20 - 23             Without accommodation                                    €481                 A1         Tuition timetable
                                                                                                                                                                   1 lesson/workshop = 50m
                                                                                                                                                                   20 lessons = 16h 40m
                    Dublin Teenager Homestay                                                                 Dublin Teenager Day School                            3 workshops = 2h 30m

                                                                                                                                                                   Monday-Friday 9.00-13.00
June 21 (2-6 weeks)                                                                       June 22 (1-6 weeks)
                                                                                                                                                                   Friday 14.00-17.00
June 28 (2-5 weeks)                                                                       June 29 (1-5 weeks)
July 5 (2-4 weeks)                                                                        July 6 (1-4 weeks)
July 12 (2-3 weeks)                                                                       July 13 (1-3 weeks)
July 19 (2 weeks)                                                                         July 20 (1-2 weeks)
                                                                                          July 27 (1 week)
Arrivals are on Sundays, departures on Saturdays.

What is included                                                                          What is included
Full board homestay accommodation, registration, tuition, materials,                      Registration, tuition, materials, certificates, activity programme and
certificates, travel, activity programme and weekly excursions,                           weekly excursions, supervision by staff.
supervision by staff.
                                                                                          What is not included
What is not included                                                                      Transfers from airport, incidental expenses and pocket money,
Transfers from airport, incidental expenses and pocket money,                             medical and travel insurance, homestay accommodation, travel
medical and travel insurance.                                                             expenses from and to the school, packed lunch.

                                  Dublin Teenager Programme Dalkey - Transfers                                                                Price                TRANSFER NOTES
                                                                                                                                                                   Supplement for transfer 23.00-5.00
Dublin airport 1 person return transfer                                                                                                       € 170                €25.

Dublin airport 2 people (same flights) return transfer                                                                                        € 220                Waiting time
                                                                                                                                                                   1 hour and 15 minutes included. Extra
Dublin airport 3-4 people (same flights) return transfer                                                                                      € 300                time: €10 for every 15 minutes.
Dublin airport 5-8 people (same flights) return transfer                                                                                      € 420                Arrival time
                                                                                                                                                                   It is not always possible to arrive at
Chaperone Service with Frances King member of staff 1 person return transfer                                                                  € 320
                                                                                                                                                                   accommodation before 7.00 or after
Chaperone Service with Frances King member of staff 2-3 people (same flights) return transfer                                                 € 450                22.00. Please check with us before
                                                                                                                                                                   making travel arrangements

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Enrolment details, terms and conditions 2020

                                                                                          If you want to book an airport transfer (either a single or return) you must email us
     LONDON AND DUBLIN FAMILY PROGRAMME                                                   your flight details and phone number. We will then confirm that we have booked this
                                                                                          for you.
ENROLMENT
                                                                                          You must inform your homestay or other accommodation provider of your arrival
You can book in the following ways:                                                       time. If you do not do this, we cannot guarantee that your host/accommodation
1. Online at www.francesking.com                                                          provider will be there to meet you.
2. By email to london@francesking.com or dublin@francesking.com
    Download the Family Programme Enrolment Form from
                                                                                          INSURANCE
    www.francesking.com/school-of-english-london/more-information/downloads
                                                                                          Before you arrive in the UK/Ireland, you should take out insurance for your own
3. Visit one of our schools
                                                                                          financial and personal security. EU nationals should bring their European Health
    London: 77 Gloucester Road, London SW7 4SS
                                                                                          Insurance Card (EHIC) which allows you access to health care services.
    Tel: 020 7870 6533
    Dublin: 26 Merrion Square, Dublin 2                                                   •   You can take out your own insurance or the International Student Policy offered
    Tel: 01 486 6000                                                                          by Guard.Me Insurance
    • Take a test, pay a deposit and reserve a place on the next course                   For further details, please visit:
    • Please bring your passport/ID card with you to make a booking                       London insurance: http://www.francesking.com/school-of-english-london/more-
                                                                                          information/downloads
PAYMENT                                                                                   Dublin insurance: http://www.francesking.com/school-of-english-dublin/more-
                                                                                          information/downloads
You must send payment with your enrolment. We can confirm your course or
accommodation booking and send a letter of confirmation when you or your
company have paid:                                                                        COURSE INFORMATION
•   Registration fee of £125/€125 per family and a deposit per person of                  Passport/ID card
    •   £200 (London) / €200 (Dublin) if you want to book a course                        All students are required to present their passport/ID card on their first day and the
    •   £500 (London) / €500 (Dublin) if you want to book a course and                    school will retain a copy.
        accommodation                                                                     Contact details
        – 15 days before your arrival you need to pay the balance of your course          You are required to provide, and keep up-to-date, your contact details in London/
        and accommodation fees                                                            Dublin and next of kin contact details in your own country and any other changes of
        – Deposits are non-refundable and non-transferable                                circumstance that would affect your visa.

•   Payment in full, in the following cases:                                              Private lessons
                                                                                          Requests for a change to your timetable must be made 48 hours in advance (during
    •   If you are applying for a Student Visa
                                                                                          office hours, 9.00-17.00, Monday- Friday).
    •   If you are booking less than 15 days before arrival
                                                                                          Photography/videos
         – Documents for visa applications will not be issued unless students have
                                                                                          Sometimes Frances King or our representatives take photographs and videos during
        paid course and accommodation fees in full
                                                                                          our courses which may be used for promotional purposes. Please advise us at the
You can pay by:                                                                           time of booking if you do not wish to appear in any promotional material. It is your
•   Credit Card (Visa or MasterCard). Please request our card authorisation form or       responsibility to absent yourself when photographs are being taken or videos made.
    pay on line at:                                                                       Unless directed by your teacher, classes cannot be filmed or otherwise recorded
    •   London: https://secure.francesking.com/payment/page010.aspx?city=LON              without the permission, in writing, of a Director, Principal or Academic Director.
    •   Dublin: https://secure.francesking.com/payment/page010.aspx?city=DUB              Teachers may organise filming and recording to enhance your educational
                                                                                          experience.
        It is safe to give your credit card details on our secure server.
                                                                                          Public holidays
•   International Bank Transfer to our bank:
                                                                                          There is no reduction in course fees when a course includes a public holiday.
     London                                    Dublin                                     Travel to/from school
     Nat West Bank                             Bank of Ireland                            Students must be accompanied to and from the campus by an adult of 21 years
     Business Education Ltd, trading           Business Education Ltd, trading as         or over (unless 14 or over with parent/guardian permission). Students should be
     as Frances King School of English,        Frances King School of English (Ireland)   dropped off at 8.45 and collected at 13.00 or 17.00.
     National Westminster Bank plc,            Ltd, Bank of Ireland,
     Piccadilly, London W1A 2DG                Lower Baggot Street, Dublin 2              Cost of activities
     Bank sort code: 56 00 03                  Bank sort code: 90 14 90                   Family Junior/Adult - any entrance charges not included. See details in More
     Account number: 17054524                  Account number: 62783119                   Information/Downloads on our website for upcoming and current Activity
     IBAN BIC number (SWIFT):                  IBAN BIC Number (SWIFT): BOFIIE2D          Programmes.
     NWBKGB2L                                  IBAN number:                               Day School - entrance charges included.
     IBAN number:                              IE18 BOFI 9014 9062 7831 19
     GB62 NWBK 5600 0317 0545 24
                                                                                          CANCELLATION
     – Frances King is not responsible for any bank transfer charges. Payment             a) Cancellation of group courses
     must be received in full– please instruct your bank to remit the full amount plus    Before arrival: if you want to cancel your booking before starting your course or
     additional funds to cover ALL bank transfer charges.                                 before arrival in the UK / Ireland, you must give notice in writing. We will refund all
     – You need to email a copy of the bank transfer with your Enrolment Form.            fees minus the Registration fee £125/€125/family and the deposit: £200/person
     – Please make certain that your name appears clearly on the bank transfer.           (London) / €200/person (Dublin).
•   Sterling cheque drawn on an British bank account (for London) or Euro cheque
                                                                                          Before arrival when a student is refused a visa: if you want to cancel your
    drawn on an Irish bank account (for Dublin)
                                                                                          booking before arrival in the country, you must send us a copy of your visa refusal
                                                                                          letter issued by the respective Embassy/Consulate. We will refund all course fees
CONFIRMATION                                                                              less registration fee of £125/€125/family.
When we receive your Enrolment Form and payment, we check the availability of             After arrival: if you cancel or curtail your course after arrival in the country, there is
your course and accommodation and send your confirmation documents by email               no refund in any circumstances.
or post within 3-4 working days. We can also send your documents by courier               b) Cancellation of Private Lessons
(DHL): £45/courier (for London) / €50/courier (for Dublin). We will contact you if the
                                                                                          •   You must give 1 week’s notice in writing. You may apply for a credit for the
course or accommodation you want is not available and offer you an alternative.
                                                                                              unused part of the course. This may be used as part- payment towards any
If you would like us to arrange accommodation before your pre-entry visa is issued,           Frances King course within 1 year.
you need to agree to our Accommodation Cancellation Policy, otherwise we will not
                                                                                          •   To postpone lessons you must give 48 hours’ notice (during office hours 9.00
arrange your accommodation until a visa has been issued.
                                                                                              -17.00, Monday-Friday). All late cancellations are charged at the full rate.

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c) Cancellation of bookings made at a distance                                             TRANSFER TERMS AND CONDITIONS
For course bookings made ‘at distance’ (e.g. via our website, telephone, email), you       •    Flight details and your mobile telephone number must be received in writing
have the right to cancel, with a full refund of monies paid, without giving a reason,           before 14.00 (UK / Irish time) on the Friday before arrival
within 14 days (the Cancellation Period) of our confirmation. Cancellation must be         •    To cancel or change an airport transfer you must inform us in writing 12 hours
made in writing by post or email within the Cancellation Period. We will not start              before the flight arrival or departure time or you will be charged for the transfer
providing services to you during the Cancellation Period unless you request us to do
so in writing. We will refund fees paid within 14 days of the date of your cancellation    •    For last minute changes or cancellations, please phone +44 (0) 7768 325 391
request. In the event that you have confirmed in writing that you wish us to start              (London) / +353 (0) 83 450 2204 (Dublin)
providing services within the Cancellation Period, we will deduct from the refund, a       •    A supplement of £15 (London) / €25 (Dublin) will be charged for an airport
reasonable sum for the services provided, based on the proportion of the course                 transfer service between 23.00- 05.00. A supplement will also be charged for
undertaken.                                                                                     airport transfers on public holidays (and during the Christmas period) - please
d) Cancellation of accommodation                                                                ask for prices

Before arrival: if you want to cancel your accommodation before arrival in the             •    Waiting time of 1¼ hours (Dublin) / 2 hours (London) is included in the transfer
UK / Ireland you must give notice in writing. We will refund all fees minus the                 price. If you do not contact the driver within 1¼ hours (Dublin) / 2 hours
Accommodation Deposit, £300/person (London) / €300/person (Dublin) unless the                   (London) of the flight arrival time, the driver will leave the airport and any request
accommodation fees for the notice period exceed that amount. If so you will be                  for a further transfer will be charged at the full rate. Waiting time starts from the
charged £300/person (London) / €300/person (Dublin) plus the difference. This also              scheduled time of arrival, unless the flight is early.
applies to students whose accommodation has been confirmed by the school and               •    Please read your airport transfer confirmation documents carefully before
have had their visa granted.                                                                    departure as they include important baggage allowance and arrival information
Before arrival when a student is refused a visa: if you want to cancel your
booking before arrival in the country, you must send us a copy of your visa refusal
                                                                                           COMPLAINTS AND CONDUCT
letter issued by the respective Embassy/Consulate. All accommodation fees will
be refunded less an administration charge of £125/family (London) / €125/family            Complaints
(Dublin), provided the correct notice to cancel accommodation is given. If notice is       Problems and complaints with courses, accommodation and other services should
insufficient you will be charged for the notice period. See notice period (below) to       be brought to our attention immediately so that we can help.
cancel accommodation.                                                                      Conduct
After arrival: if you cancel or curtail your accommodation after arrival in UK /           Frances King reserves the right to cancel a student’s course and accommodation in
Ireland, you will be charged a cancellation fee of £75 (London) / €75 (Dublin). The        the event of misconduct or unsatisfactory behaviour. Students will be responsible for
notice period required varies according to your accommodation type. See Notice             all costs arising.
Period to cancel accommodation below. There is no refund for this period.
e) Non-arrival
                                                                                           PERSONAL INFORMATION
In case of non-arrival on booked dates, when the school has not received
                                                                                           We will keep your information in electronic and paper format. Details will be passed
notice of cancellation in advance, there will be no refund or credit of course or
                                                                                           to airport transfer accommodation and other providers as needed. Information will
accommodation fees.
                                                                                           also be passed to UK or Irish via and immigration and other government authorities
f) Refunds                                                                                 if required.
Course and accommodation refunds may take up to 60 days to days to process.
Refunds cannot be processed until the school has been paid in full for all services
                                                                                           FORCE MAJEURE
booked. Refunds will only be made to the person or organisation that paid in the
first instance.                                                                            Frances King School of English is not liable in the event of the school being unable
                                                                                           to supply services to which it is contractually bound resulting from causes outside
                                                                                           the school’s control, such as, but not limited to, natural disasters, labour disputes,
NOTICE PERIOD TO CANCEL ACCOMMODATION                                                      government action, pandemics and the like. Refunds will not be made in such
Providers may vary notice periods during the year. If there is a change, we                circumstances.
will inform you when you book. You must give notice as below, “the notice
period”, to cancel accommodation before arrival, otherwise you must pay
for the period.
2 weeks’ notice: London - Fulham Palace Studios. Dublin - Serviced Studios and
Apartments
1 week’s notice: London and Dublin Homestays                                                   LONDON AND DUBLIN TEENAGER PROGRAMMES
24 hours’ notice: London and Dublin Hotels
Fulham Palace Studios: 4 weeks’ notice is required to shorten a stay.                      ENROLMENT
Citadines Studio & Apartments: Stays of 7-29 nights – you must give 5 days’                You can book in the following ways:
notice prior to arrival, otherwise a cancellation fee of 5 nights will be charged. Stays   1. By email to london@francesking.com or dublin@francesking.com
of 30 nights or more – you must give 10 days’ notice prior to arrival, otherwise a             Download the Teenager Programme Enrolment Form from
cancellation fee of 10 nights will be charged                                                  www.francesking.com/school-of-english-london/more-information/downloads
Chelsea Cloisters Studios & Apartments: 7 days’ notice is required to cancel,              2. Visit one of our schools
otherwise a fee of 2 nights is charged. No refund is given if a stay is shortened or           London: 77 Gloucester Road, London SW7 4SS
cancelled after arrival.                                                                       Tel: 020 7870 6533
Native Apartments: 7 days’ notice is required for stays up to 27 nights. When                  Dublin: 26 Merrion Square, Dublin 2
notice period is not given, students will be charged for 7 nights. For stays of 28             Tel: 01 486 6000
nights or more, there is a 14-day notice period and a 14-day cancellation charge if            • Take a test, pay a deposit and reserve a place on the next course
notice is not given.                                                                           • Please bring your passport/ID card with you to make a booking

ACCOMMODATION INFORMATION
                                                                                           PAYMENT
In arranging accommodation Frances King will be acting as agent for the supplier,
                                                                                           You must send payment with your enrolment. We can confirm your course or
as principal or a sub-agent. The status of Frances King in relation to specific
                                                                                           accommodation booking and send a letter of confirmation when you have paid:
accommodation will be explained on request. Frances King is not responsible for
payment of any tax claimed from students by UK, Irish or foreign authorities.              •    Deposit of £500/€500 is payable on enrolment
                                                                                           The balance is payable 45 days before arrival. For bookings made less than 45 days
                                                                                           before the course start date, payment in full is required.

6       Overseas: +44 20 7870 6533 UK: 020 7870 6533 London: london@francesking.com Dublin: dublin@francesking.com www.francesking.com
You can pay by:                                                                           TERMS AND CONDITIONS
•   Credit Card (Visa or MasterCard). Please request our card authorisation form or       a) Cancellation policy
    pay on line at:                                                                       If you want to cancel your booking you must give notice in writing. Cancellation fee:
    •   London: https://secure.francesking.com/payment/page010.aspx?city=LON              •   More than 45 days before arrival – deposit of £500/€500
    •   Dublin: https://secure.francesking.com/payment/page010.aspx?city=DUB              •   Less than 45 days – full fees
        It is safe to give your credit card details on our secure server.                 •   Visa refusal received more than 45 days before course start date – £200/€200
•   International Bank Transfer to our bank:                                              •   Visa refusal received less than 45 days before course start date – £500/€500
     London                                    Dublin                                     b) Refunds
     Nat West Bank                             Bank of Ireland                            Course and accommodation refunds may take up to 60 days to days to process.
     Business Education Ltd, trading           Business Education Ltd, trading as         Refunds cannot be processed until the school has been paid in full for all services
     as Frances King School of English,        Frances King School of English (Ireland)
                                                                                          booked. Refunds will only be made to the person or organisation that paid in the
     National Westminster Bank plc,            Ltd, Bank of Ireland,
                                                                                          first instance.
     Piccadilly, London W1A 2DG                Lower Baggot Street, Dublin 2
     Bank sort code: 56 00 03                  Bank sort code: 90 14 90                   c) Valuables
     Account number: 17054524                  Account number: 62783119                   Students are requested to avoid bringing valuables. We do not accept any liability for
     IBAN BIC number (SWIFT):                  IBAN BIC Number (SWIFT): BOFIIE2D          loss of money or valuables in our safekeeping or anywhere else.
     NWBKGB2L                                  IBAN number:
     IBAN number:                              IE18 BOFI 9014 9062 7831 19                d) Responsibilities
     GB62 NWBK 5600 0317 0545 24                                                          Students are accepted on the assumption that they are in good health. We do not
                                                                                          accept responsibility for injury or loss of life, loss or damage to property, expenses
     – Frances King is not responsible for any bank transfer charges. Payment             due to delays in transport services or anything else out of our control. It is the
     must be received in full– please instruct your bank to remit the full amount plus    student’s responsibility to have a valid passport and, if required, a visa. Students are
     additional funds to cover ALL bank transfer charges.                                 responsible for the full cost of any damage they may cause.
     – You need to email a copy of the bank transfer with your Enrolment Form.
                                                                                          e) Changes to or cancellation of programme
     – Please make certain that your name appears clearly on the bank transfer.
                                                                                          Frances King reserves the right to change or cancel course programmes in case of
•   Sterling cheque drawn on an British bank account (for London) or Euro cheque
                                                                                          low enrolments or unforeseen events outside our control.
    drawn on an Irish bank account (for Dublin)
                                                                                          f) Promotional materials/photography
MEDICAL AND TRAVEL INSURANCE                                                              Sometimes Frances King or our representatives take photographs and videos during
                                                                                          our courses which may be used for promotional purposes. Parents must advise us
London: Insurance is included in the course fees. For details of the cover see:
                                                                                          at the time of booking if they do not wish their children to appear in any promotional
www.francesking.com//downloads/insurance.pdf
                                                                                          material.
Dublin: Before arriving in Ireland students should take out their own medical and
                                                                                          Unless directed by your teacher, classes cannot be filmed or otherwise recorded
travel insurance. They can take out their own insurance or the International Student
                                                                                          without the permission, in writing, of a Director, Principal or Academic Director.
Policy offered by guard.me.
                                                                                          Teachers may organise filming and recording to enhance your educational
EU nationals should bring their European Health Insurance Card (EHIC) which allows        experience.
them access to UK and Irish health care services.
                                                                                          g) Illness or injury
                                                                                          •   In case of illness or injury Frances King will follow the advice of the attending
PROGRAMME INFORMATION                                                                         medical consultant unless advised otherwise by a parent or guardian.
What to bring                                                                             •   Students may be charged for a medical consultation.
We will provide you with a list of things to bring when we confirm your programme.        •   Students from countries outside Europe are not entitled to free treatment.
Contact with family                                                                           For London insurance included in the fee will cover costs but pre-existing
Students are asked to telephone their families on arrival.                                    conditions and the first £50 of any claim are not covered. For Dublin we strongly
Pocket money and valuables                                                                    recommend all students take out travel and medical insurance before travelling.
Students are recommended to bring £60-£80/€70-€90 per week to pay for incidental          •   In case of emergency all students are taken to the nearest Accident and
expenses such as drinks and souvenirs. We will charge a handling fee should any               Emergency Hospital. In Dublin there is a charge of €100 for the initial visit to
extra pocket money be sent during the programme. In London, tickets, passports,               Accident and Emergency. Frances King can pay this fee and be reimbursed at a
valuables and money must be handed to the Centre Manager for safety.                          later date.
Laundry                                                                                   •   Our appointed First Aiders will administer common medicines, but not
Towels and bed linen are supplied and laundered weekly.                                       prescription medicines, unless we are advised not to by parents.
                                                                                          h) Force majeure
SCHOOL RULES                                                                              Frances King School of English is not liable in the event of the school being unable
Students are accepted on the understanding that they follow these important rules         to supply services to which it is contractually bound resulting from causes outside
and are prepared to obey them at all times:                                               the school’s control,such as, but not limited to, natural disasters, labour disputes,
                                                                                          government action, pandemicand the like. Refunds will not be made in such
ALWAYS...                                                                                 circumstances.
•   Carry your Frances King student card with you                                         i) Day school
•   Be on time for classes, meals and activities everyday
•   Take an active part in lessons and all activities                                     Students must be accompanied to and from the campus by an adult of 21 years
•   Treat other students and staff members politely and kindly                            or over, or 18 or over by arrangement, (unless 14 or over with parent/guardian
•   Be careful not to endanger others or yourself                                         permission). Students should be dropped off at 8.45 and collected at 17.45.
•   Keep your room tidy and be quiet after bedtime                                        The school rules, except those relating to accommodation, apply to day students.
•   Try to speak English at all times

NEVER...                                                                                  PERSONAL INFORMATION

•   Smoke, drink, use drugs, steal or shoplift                                            We will keep your information in electronic and paper format. Details will be passed
•   Use bad language or fight with anyone                                                 to airport transfer accommodation and other providers as needed. Information will
•   Use your mobile phone or any handheld equipment during lessons or activities          also be passed to UK or Irish via and immigration and other government authorities
•   Break any UK or Irish law                                                             if required.
•   Behave in an anti-social way
•   Eat chewing gum on campus                                                             COMPLAINTS
These rules must be obeyed at all times. Frances King reserves the right to cancel        Problems and complaints with courses, accommodation and other services should
a student’s course and accommodation in the event of misconduct or unsatisfactory         be brought to our attention immediately so that we can help.
behaviour. The student’s family will be responsible for all extra costs arising.

Overseas: +44 20 7870 6533 UK: 020 7870 6533 London: london@francesking.com Dublin: dublin@francesking.com www.francesking.com                                                       7
2020 Calendar
               January                                 February                                    March                                        April
 wk   M   T    W    T     F   S   S      wk   M    T    W    T      F   S    S     wk   M     T    W   T     F   S    S        wk    M    T    W      T    F     S   S
 1              1   2     3   4   5       5                             1    2     9                                  1        14              1      2    3     4   5
 2    6   7     8   9    10 11 12         6   3    4    5    6      7   8    9     10   2     3    4   5     6   7    8        15    6    7    8      9    10 11 12
 3    13 14 15 16 17 18 19                7   10 11 12 13 14 15 16                 11   9    10 11 12 13 14 15                 16 13 14 15 16 17 18 19
 4    20 21 22 23 24 25 26                8   17 18 19 20 21 22 23                 12 16 17 18 10 20 21 22                     17 20 21 22 23 24 25 26
 5    27 28 29 30 31                      9   24 25 26 27 28 29                    13 23 24 25 26 27 28 29                     18 27 28 29 30
                                                                                   14 30 31

                May                                     June                                        July                                       August
 wk   M   T    W    T     F   S   S      wk   M    T    W    T      F   S    S     wk   M     T    W   T     F   S    S        wk    M    T    W      T    F     S   S
 18                       1   2   3      23   1    2    3    4      5   6    7     27              1   2     3   4    5        31                                1   2
 19   4   5     6   7     8   9   10     24   8    9   10 11 12 13 14              28   6     7    8   9     10 11 12          32    3    4    5      6    7     8   9
 20 11 12 13 14 15 16 17                 25 15 16 17 18 19 20 21                   29 13 14 15 16 17 18 19                     33 10 11 12 13 14 15 16
 21 18 19 20 21 22 23 24                 26 22 23 24 25 26 27 28                   30 20 21 22 23 24 25 26                     34 17 18 19 20 21 22 23
 22 25 26 27 28 29 30 31                 27 29 30                                  31 27 28 29 30 31                           35 24 25 26 27 28 29 30
                                                                                                                               36 31

              September                                October                                    November                                    December
 wk   M   T    W    T     F   S   S      wk   M    T    W    T      F   S    S     wk   M     T    W   T     F   S    S        wk    M    T    W      T    F     S   S
 36       1     2   3     4   5   6      40                  1      2   3    4     44                                 1        49         1    2      3    4     5   6
 37   7   8     9   10 11 12 13          41   5    6    7    8      9   10 11      45   2     3    4   5     6   7    8        50    7    8    9     10 11 12 13
 38 14 15 16 17 18 19 20                 42 12 13 14 15 16 17 18                   46   9    10 11 12 13 14 15                 51 14 15 16 17 18 19 20
 39 21 22 23 24 25 26 27                 43 19 20 21 22 23 24 25                   47 16 17 18 10 20 21 22                     52 21 22 23 24 25 26 27
 40 28 29 30                             44 26 27 28 29 30 31                      48 23 24 25 26 27 28 29                     1     28 29 30 31
                                                                                   49 30

Holiday                                                                           There are no classes on public holidays. There are no classes for 2 weeks from
                    LONDON             DUBLIN                BOTH                 December 21 2020-January 1 2021, except for the Christmas Course and Family
                                                                                  Programme in London. In 2021 the schools will open again on January 4.

Guide to English levels
                                                                                                                                               TOEFL           TOEFL
 Your present level of English                                                   CEFR   IELTS       Cambridge        TOEIC          BEC
                                                                                                                                               (Paper)          (IBT)

I speak English fluently and understand almost                                                                                                 625-680
everything, although I sometimes have difficulty with            Proficiency      C2        8.0        CPE           850-975                                   116-120
                                                                                                                                                (600)
very colloquial English

I am fluent and confident in expressing myself although                                                                              BEC            575
I sometimes have problems with more complex ideas or              Advanced        C1    7.0-7.5        CAE           750-850                                   94-115
                                                                                                                                    Higher         (550)
unfamiliar situations

I speak well but not fluently in a variety of situations.            Upper                                                          BEC             525
I can express quite complex ideas, but I find it difficult                        B2    5.5-6.5        FCE           450-750                                    47-93
                                                                 Intermediate                                                      Vantage         (500)
to understand fast speech of native speakers

I understand and speak quite well in familiar everyday                                                                            BEC               475
                                                                 Intermediate     B1    4.0-5.0        PET           300-450                                    32-46
situations                                                                                                                     Preliminary         (450)

I can understand and speak basic English in familiar
                                                                 Elementary       A2        3.5        KET           125-300                       425          29-31
situations

                                                                                         3 or
I speak very little English                                       Beginner        A1                                  0-125
                                                                                        below

                                                                  Complete
I am a complete beginner                                                          A0
                                                                  Beginner
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