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In the event of circumstances beyond our control or where the number of bookings received does not reach the minimum number required to operate a course viably, the school reserves the right to change services offered, including details of the course, facilities and dates of programmes. Alternative arrangements will be made.
In the case of acceptance letters having been sent, the Home Office is always informed of the student’s name and passport number if they cancel their course
Castle School will be closed two weeks over the Christmas bank holidays. The exact dates change every year so please ask to ensure you do not want to study when the school is closed. The school wil be open for all other UK bank holidays ensuring your studies are not interrupted.
If you are unhappy with any aspect of your course, you should contact the Reception or Director of Studies on site. If the matter is not resolved, you or your agent should write to Castle School. Any such complaint will be investigated providing:
Castle School, its staff and representatives are not liable:
Students who have been granted a student visa must report to the school on the due date then attend at least 15 hours tuition per week. Students failing to comply with Visa Regulations will be reported to the Home Office.
Students who book a course at the school must:
Failure to meet the above criteria will result in notification to the Home Office of the circumstances, including the name and passport number of the person in question.
The courses at Castle School are primarilly aimed at adults. However, subject to conditions, we do accept students under 18 on some adult courses (contact us for more information).
In the case that a student under 18 wishes to book on an adult course, the parent(s)/guardians(s) will be required to sign a consent form that acknowledges acceptance of the school’s terms and conditions and explains some of the legal restrictions that apply to under 18s (in particular with relation to alcohol and tobacco) and some of the school’s rules and protection policies that apply for us to accept a student aged under 18.
We regard the lawful and correct treatment of personal information as important to our successful operations and to the maintenance of confidence of those with whom we deal. We will ensure that our staff and those acting on our behalf obtain, use and disclose personal information lawfully and correctly. To this end we fully endorse and adhere to the principles of data protection, as set out in the UK Data Protection Act 1998 (the "Act").
In particular we will:
observe the conditions in the Act regarding the fair collection and use of personal information (please see below regarding personal information collected via our website);
meet our legal obligations to specify the purposes for which we process personal information, this information being set out in our data protection notification particulars which can be found on the Information Commissioner’s website at www.ico.gov.uk;
collect and process appropriate personal information, only to the extent that it is needed to fulfil our operational needs or to comply with any legal requirement; please note we may share your details with statutory and regulatory bodies as lawfully required.
ensure the accuracy of any personal information kept by us;
apply checks to determine the length of time personal information is held by us;
ensure that the rights of people about whom personal information is held, are able to be exercised fully under the Act;
take appropriate technical and organisational security measures to safeguard personal information;
ascertain that personal information is not transferred outside the European Economic Area without suitable safeguards or agreement from the individual.
If we collect personal information via our website, we will endeavour to ensure that you are informed as to:
the purpose for collecting the information
what the information will be used for
the identity of anyone else to whom the information will be given and what they will use it for
how you can request copies of any personal information we hold on you.
Please note that where our website contains links to other websites, we are not responsible for the privacy practices of other websites and this statement applies solely to any personal information collected by our website.
Castle School acts only as an intermediary between its students, travel organisations and accommodation agencies. If you choose to use the services of one of these companies it is on the understanding that Castle School is under no circumstances liable for any delay or accident during a journey or trip.
Castle School uses social media for both the benefit of the students and the school. Castle School may use students' images for these purposes and for the general marketing of courses. If you do not wish your image to be used for these purposes please let us know in writing as soon as possible.
Castle School’s Terms and Conditions do not affect your rights under UK law.
These terms and your use of this Website are governed by the laws of England and Wales and any disputes will be decided by the English courts.
You can book onto any of the courses below:
Here at Castle School, staff can offer students help on: Welfare & Counselling, Passports & Visas, Insurance & Personal Security, Health & Safety, University Placement Advice and Airport Transfer.
We are situated a stone's throw from the main Brighton Shopping Centre of Churchill Square and a mere 10 minutes walk from the train station.
With both Home Stay and Self Catering accommodation on offer, you can find the right accommodation suitable for you. The average commuting time from nearby accommodation to school is just 15-30 mintues.
Castle School of English is a trading style of Castle School Ltd. Registered in the UK number 6405679. Registered Office Address: 12 Dyke Road, Brighton. BN1 3FE