Charges for NMPAT activities for the current academic year, payment dates and how to pay.
How much to pay
|For Early Years music (45 minute class)||£55|
|For membership of an auditioned County Group, or a Regional Music & Performing Arts Centre or a Group Drama Class or Rock School or Early Years music (1 hour class)||£80|
|Membership of a Regional Music & Performing Arts Centre (attending one session only)||£55|
|Membership of more than one auditioned county group||£100*|
|Second centre rate - for those students invited to join a county group who also attend a Regional Centre or Rock School (£80 county group fees must be paid in order to qualify).||£40|
|Membership of Y-Not Centre - subsidised rate||£30|
|Small group rate (chamber music, jazz improvisation, drama)||£80|
* Membership of more than one county ensemble is charged at a higher rate to support the work of the Trust. Families who are not in a position to support us in this way may opt to pay the lower rate.
** Fee relates to a set of 10 lessons of 30 minutes in duration delivered per payment period.
Remission of fees
If you are entitled to receive free school meals (not including
universal provision for KS1 students), are on Income Support or Income
Based Job Seeker's allowance, we may be able to offer help towards some
of the fees through our Fees Assistance Scheme.
Contact us for more details.
Help us to increase our income by agreeing to allow us to claim Gift Aid on your membership subscriptions. If you feel you can support us in this way, please download, complete and return this form to the NMPAT office.
When to pay
Please note that we do not issue routine invoices. Fees and subscriptions are due at the first lesson or rehearsal at the beginning of each payment period.
Late payment of fees and subscriptions will carry a £10 administration charge.
Any subsequent follow up reminders sent to you will be treated as an invoice and incur an additional administration charge of £10.
| Academic year|| September to July|
| Period 1|| September to December|
| Period 2|| January to March|
| Period 3|| April to July|
How to pay
To help reduce costs, our preferred method of payment is online through ParentPay
We are also able to accept the following payments:
- Credit/debit card - for payments over £10 only.
- Cheque - made payable to NMPAT please.
- Cash - please
do not post cash and ensure you obtain a receipt.
- Standing order - for annual fees over £300, paid over 9 months (applications must be received by the last day of September and will incur an administration fee of £15 for set up and each subsequent change). For standing order applications, please contact the NMPAT office.