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In-person and Online fees for 2021-22 academic year.

In-Person Teaching at the centres Fees for 2021-22 - from September 2021

GCSE & KS3 – fees per term – (Term 1 has 10 Saturdays – extra 2 Saturdays for D & A – Diagnostic and Alignment. Terms 2  has 8 Saturdays and Term 3 also has 8 Saturdays)

Termly fees for GCSE & KS3 In-Person lessons

Term 1 (including D & A) Term 2 Term 3
5 subjects (Eg. Maths, English and Triple Science) £2,395 £1,990 £1,990
4 subjects (Eg. Maths, English and Double Science) £1,950 £1,595.00 £1,595.00
3 subjects (Eg. Triple Science) £1,520 £1,215 £1,215
2 subjects (Eg. Maths and English OR Combined Science) £1,080 £680 £680
1 subject (Eg. Maths OR English) £680 £425 £425

ONLINE teaching

GCSE & KS3 – fees per term – (Term 1 has 10 Saturdays – extra 2 Saturdays for D & A

– Diagnostic and Alignment. Terms 2 and 3 each has 8 Saturdays)

Termly fees for GCSE & KS3 - online lessons
Term 1 (including D & A) Term 2 Term 3
5 subjects (Eg. Maths, English and Triple Science) £1,692 £1,287 £1,287
4 subjects (Eg. Maths, English and Double Science) £1,453 £1,098 £1,098
3 subjects (Eg. Triple Science) £1,181 £876 £876
2 subjects (Eg. Maths and English OR Combined Science) £873 £618 £618
1 subject (Eg. Maths OR English) £598 £343 £343

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In-Person Teaching at the centres Fees for 2021-22 - from September 2021

A-level – fees per term – (Term 1 has 10 Saturdays – extra 2 Saturdays for D & A – Diagnostic and Alignment. Terms 2  has 8 Saturdays and Term 3 also has 8 Saturdays)

Termly fees   for A-level – In-Person lessons

Term 1 Term 2 Term 3
Term 1 (including D & A)
1 subject £1,120 £865 £865
2 subjects £1,885 £1,630 £1,630
3 subjects £2,675 £2,370 £2,370
4 subjects £3,440 £3,085 £3,085

ONLINE teaching

A-level – AS or A2 – fees per term (8 Saturdays after the Diagnostic and Alignment) Saturday Classes

Termly fees   for A-level online lessons
Term 1 Term 2 Term 3
Term 1 (including D & A)
1 subject £930 £675 £675
2 subjects £1,418 £1,183 £1,183
3 subjects £1,931 £1,656 £1,656
4 subjects £2,379 £2,064 £2,064

Diagnostic & Alignment (compulsory – paid Term 1 only)  – the first two Saturdays – assessment, interview and profile included

 

5 subjects4 subjects3 subjects2 subjects1 subject
£405£355£305£255£255

Intensive Revision fees

(2 full days per subject for GCSE and 3 full days for A-level)

Number of Subjects GCSE & IGCSE    A-level AS & A2
1 £365    £645
2 £695    £1,265
3 £995    £1,765
4 £1,285    £2,325
5 £1,555    £2,750

Additional Information on Lessons and Fees

GCSE - effective small group tuition (online lesson via Microsoft Teams/Zoom/Skype)

2 teaching sessions per week and a milestone assignment

GCSE – Y11, Y10 or KS3

  1. 40 minutes of small group teaching
  2. 60 minutes of homework assignment set mainly exam questions, based on topic(s) covered in the lesson
  3. 10 to 15 minutes of one-to-one tutorial (live video session)– dedicated to addressing individual student's weaknesses
  4. Milestone work set and marked, with written feedback provide.This should be work that is focused to the need of individual student and in theory, it should not be the same for all the student in the group.

A-level - effective small group tuition (online lesson via Zoom/Skype)

A-level – for first or second year

  1. 60 minutes of small group teaching
  2. at least 75 minutes of homework assignment set mainly exam questions, based on topic(s) covered in the lesson
  3. 15 to 20 minutes of one-to-one tutorial (live video session)– dedicated to addressing individual student's weaknesses
  4. Milestone work set and marked, with written feedback provide.This should be work that is focused to the need of individual student and in theory, it should not be the same for all the student in the group.

Milestone Task

At the end of the teaching session, questions are set in what we call a “milestone task” piece of work.

The student is expected to do the milestone task by answering the questions and submitting them, either by e-mail or into our online portal. We expect the work to be printed out and in handwriting, as this reflects the way the actual GCSE exam will be done. Practising in the form of writing on paper is vital, as part of the exam technique training.

The work is expected to be done and submitted within 48 hours. The teacher will check all the work.

The second session – the tutorial. This is teaching for about 10 minutes for GCSE and KS3 and about 15 to 20n minutes for A-level. The tutorial session is when the teaching consultant goes through key elements (usually about 15 to 20 marks’ worth ) of the questions that were set. The teacher will explain the answers and also ensure that some of the work is marked – with written or verbal comment provided.

The student will have access to the video of the teaching session for up to one year after the course has ended.  This will be on our online platform.

Diagnostic and Alignment (D&A) is compulsory irrespective of when a student starts. This session takes place before the start of the actual lessons. The diagnostic session requires a student to sit for a test based on the subject(s) in which the student is enrolled. The test enables us to know the strengths and weaknesses of the student. The diagnostic is followed by an interview with the subject teacher(s). The teacher asks quite a number of questions to the student based on his/her performance in the diagnostic test and on his/her past exam results and school reports. This is also an opportunity for the student to express himself/herself. Post-interview, we create a specific profile of the student and the process of alignment starts. By alignment we mean the process of placing the student in the group that represents attributes similar to him/her.

In simple words, the student will be placed in a group of other students with the same academic level. After the D&A, the most appropriate learning package reflecting the unique requirements of the student is designed and the student is taught according to that plan.

Due to the uncertainty over COVID-19, all Saturday classes are planned to be online, and these fees are set accordingly. However, we hope to hold the diagnostic tests and also to have one-day tutorial courses at a centre – once every term or so. This is provided it is safe to do so; if not, those will be online as well. In the event that Social distancing is completely removed, we will review the situation and consider rescheduling for courses to be in-centre, face to face courses or we will set separate courses in centres. Parents who prefer for their children not to come to the centre will be offered an equivalent service online, and we will try to the best of our ability to make the experience and value as close as possible to in-person learning. These fees are purely for online courses.

The most popular combination at GCSE and KS3 are English, Maths and Combined Science (for those who are taking Combined or Single Science). This is treated as 4 Subjects at EIKS. It usually results in five GCSE exam grades: two for English, two for Science and one for Maths. Only Triple Science students who are also taking both Maths and English will pay for five subjects. They will spend 6 hrs 15 minutes studying each Saturday and obtain six GCSE exam grades at the end. For all students, a full academic year consists of a period of Diagnostic and Alignment (the first two Saturdays). This is followed by three terms, each term consisting of 8 Saturdays.

The usual payment method is to pay the D&A and first term’s fee as initial payment. Thereafter, payment for the second term and then the third term three weeks before term starts. A monthly payment option is also available.

How to Pay: 

  1. Online bank transfer using the details below
  2. Telephone banking or paying in cash at any branch of Barclays Bank
  3. After the initial fee, subsequent fees can be paid monthly by standing order
  4. Card payment
Bank Details: 

  • Account Number: 5 3 1 1 4 0 3 1
  • Sort code: 20 23 98
  • Account Name: Excel in Keys Subjects

Referral Policy:

A parent or student who introduces us to another parent will receive a voucher of at least £50 or the parent will receive a discount of up to 5% (whichever is greater) on the next instalment of fees they are paying. If a parent wants to enrol a second child, there is a 10% discount on the whole fee for the second child.

 

Rules on fees

  1. Our policy has always been that if someone enrols and pays for future academic years, the fees at the time they enrol apply – with all the usual rules
  2. Full payment for the academic year – 5% discount
  3. Termly payment – No discount for termly payment, but they will pay this year’s fee for all three terms and any increase in fees within the academic year will not apply.
  4. Monthly payment – only available if joining 6 months before the end of the course.
  5. Monthly instalments are also available for those who are studying more than two subjects and committing to the full academic year or the remainder of the year from when they start. A payment of £5 applies per instalment and
  6. payment is by standing order only on the 28th of each month and all the fees ideally need to be completed by 28th March but by 5th April, of the academic year at the very latest.
  • The only way we take card payment for monthly payment is that, when you make the first payment, you are authorising us to take payment on the 28th day of every month and the payment will be deducted automatically each month from your card without contacting you. However, an invoice will be sent to you to confirm payment

A minimum of one term’s notice, in writing, is required if a parent wishes to withdraw their child from the Saturday school. This is for those who are paying for the full academic year or termly. No refund is applicable for those who pay monthly, irrespective of when they choose to leave or reason for leaving. Please ensure that you read the terms and conditions for full information. Monthly payments are not applicable for Intensive Revision.