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Frequently Asked Questions relating to Covid-19


BOOK WITH CONFIDENCE


If, due to government restrictions, you cannot travel to the UK for your course with Discovery Summer,
you may cancel with a full refund of fees, less bank charges, before 1 May 2022.
Alternatively, you may hold over fees for a 2023 course.
Discovery Summer must be informed in writing by this date.

Updated 23 November 2021

Whilst we hope to run the courses as published, we reserve the right to amend the programme in response to any changes to Covid-19 government guidelines.

Whilst our standard Terms and Conditions apply, we reserve the right to amend these should an unforeseen situation arise (Section 8, h).

Residential courses


Frequently Asked Questions:

✔ Yes. Discovery Summer will offer a full refund, less bank charges, or you may choose to roll over your fees to Summer 2023.

✔ Yes. This is not an expense that may be claimed under Medical Expenses in our GuardMe insurance policy.

✔ Yes. Discovery Summer staff, supported by a nurse as required, will care for your child with Covid-19 at all times, as they do with any other illness. Emergency treatment and a doctor/NHS helpline is available 24/7 to help with any medical concerns. Students will be supervised, and isolated from other students. Discovery Summer will offer online 'hybrid' lessons wherever possible (at no additional cost) but no refund may be claimed for any missed tuition, activities etc.

✔ Yes. You may claim under our GuardMe medical and travel insurance policy. Medical reports will be required.

✔ Yes. if you cancel and inform us in writing before 1 May 2022 we will refund full fess, less bank charges. Alternatively, you may hold over fees for a 2023 course.

NB You cannot claim on the GuardMe policy at any time, if you do not follow the latest government (foreign or UK) travel advice.

✘ No. This claim would not be accepted under the GuardMe policy, nor would a refund be due from Discovery Summer.

✘ No. Discovery Summer's standard Terms and Conditions would apply.

NB It is not possible to make an insurance claim for 'disinclination'.

✘ No. Following current government guidelines, the wearing of masks is not obligatory. However, students may choose to wear a mask.

✘ No. Following current government guidelines, children aged 17 years and under do not need to be to vaccinated to enter the UK. Please see Gov.uk for further details: https://www.gov.uk/guidance/travel-to-england-from-another-country-during-coronavirus-covid-19#travelling-with-children

For adults, 18 years and over, different rules apply depending on the country of origin: https://www.gov.uk/guidance/travel-to-england-from-another-country-during-coronavirus-covid-19

We have a duty of care towards all staff and students and are 'strongly encouraging' anyone who is able to be vaccinated, to do so.

See also: Terms & Conditions for residential courses

Day courses - London


Frequently Asked Questions:

Students attending our 'day' courses in London (Collingham and Marymount) are NOT covered under the Discovery Summer GuardMe medical and travel insurance.

We strongly recommend you take out your own medical and travel insurance policy before departure.


✘ No. But Discovery Summer will offer online 'hybrid' lessons wherever possible (at no additional cost).

✘ No. Following current government guidelines, the wearing of masks is not obligatory. However, students may choose to wear a mask.

✘ No. Following current government guidelines, children aged 17 years and under do not need to be to vaccinated to enter the UK. Please see Gov.uk for further details: https://www.gov.uk/guidance/travel-to-england-from-another-country-during-coronavirus-covid-19#travelling-with-children

For adults, 18 years and over, different rules apply depending on the country of origin: https://www.gov.uk/guidance/travel-to-england-from-another-country-during-coronavirus-covid-19

We have a duty of care towards all staff and students and are 'strongly encouraging' anyone who is able to be vaccinated, to do so.

See also: Terms & Conditions for day courses

Discovery Summer ensures the safety and welfare of students at all times

Covid Safe!

Examples of good practice:

Comprehensive staff training in safety policies and procedures

High levels of cleanliness in all host schools

Good hygiene (e.g. regular hand washing) encouraged at all times

House parents or other staff members always on hand to help with student concerns

Close supervision by our staff 24/7


Please note: Government guidelines will be followed, but may change between now and Summer 2022.
More comprehensive information will be shared before the start of the summer.