A non-refundable Application Fee of 3,500,000 VND is payable upon submission of an Application Form to the school. This fee is to cover the administrative costs of each application.
A non-refundable Registration Fee of 70,800,000 VND is payable when the offer of a school place is accepted by parents. The Registration Fee is paid only once and guarantees the place for the student. The acceptance of a school place is not confirmed until the Registration Fee has been paid. The Registration Fee for the Foundation Stage is 23,600,000 VND. When a child moves from the Foundation Stage to the Primary school the difference in Registration Fee at the time of enrolment will be payable.
Payment of Tuition Fees
Parents are responsible for the payment of the applicable school fees before the student can attend school classes. This responsibility cannot be delegated to a company. All tuition fees are invoiced in VND and are payable in VND unless the payment originates outside of Vietnam, in which case a USD bank transfer at the prevailing bank exchange rate is acceptable.
A payment of 23,600,000 VND per child is required as a Security Deposit when the child joins the school. This deposit will be refunded when the child leaves the school provided 90 calendar days’ notice is given in writing to the school. If parents do not submit the Withdrawal Notification Form to the school 90 days before the student’s last school day then the school has no obligation to return the deposit. This deposit is only applied for primary & secondary students. When a child moves from the Foundation Stage to the Primary school the Security Deposit will be payable.
Tuition Fees and Payment Dates
Tuition Fees are payable in advance. Prior to the start of Term 1 parents can choose one of two payment plans.
Annual Tuition Fees
The Annual Tuition Fee is discounted by around 15% compared to the Term Tuition Fees. To secure this discount the Annual Tuition Fee must be paid in full before 19 August 2020.
Term Tuition Fees
Fees are paid per term in advance and are due no later than:
Term 1: 19 August 2020 Term 2: 6 January 2021 Term 2: 4 May 2021
Late Payment of Tuition Fees
Tuition Fees remaining unpaid by 19 August 2020 will automatically have discounts removed. Additionally, the Tuition Fees remaining unpaid after the published due date will have a 1.5% penalty per month added to the outstanding balance by the 19th of each month.
Non-Payment of Tuition Fees
In the event of non-payment of Tuition Fees, the school has the right to refuse to accept the student into the school and reserves the right to withhold the Security Deposit.
If a child is enrolled into the school after the start of Term 1 the Tuition Fees for the remainder of the school year have to be paid in advance according to the table below:
Other Fees and Discounts
Additional EAL Fees
The school is able to provide limited English as an Additional Language (EAL) support for children who are non-native English speakers for which an extra fee is payable. The level of support needed is determined by the school and will be at one of the three Tiers below:
A family discount of 10% is applicable on Tuition Fees of the third and subsequent child/children of a family with three or more children enrolled in the school.
Withdrawal and Refund of Fees
If a child withdraws from the school during the academic year, the following refund policy will apply:
- It is the parents’ responsibility to complete the school’s standard Withdrawal Notification Form and to submit it to the campus ofice at least 90 calendar days prior to the child’s last day at school. When the child leaves at the end of any term, the 90 day period shall be counted up to the last school day of that term only. This will ensure the refund policy is applied and school reports are issued.
- The school will not refund any portion of Term Tuition Fees or Late Enrolment Fees.
- The school will refund a percentage of the Annual Tuition Fee based on the date of the last day at school.
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