Details of Platform Sports Coaching
16 Victory Road
Telephone: 020 80872789
These terms and conditions cancel out and supersede from previous dates.
TERMS AND CONDITIONS
Please read these Terms and Conditions carefully. By signing up for an account, with Platform Sports Coaching you accept these Terms and Conditions (which constitute a legal agreement).
We’ll start with the basics, including a few definitions that should help you understand this agreement. Platform Sports Coaching (or the “Service”) is a sports coaching & childcare service offered through the URL’s www.platformsportscoaching.co.uk, https://platform-sports-coaching.class4kids.co.uk/ & https://platformsportscoaching.magicbooking.co.uk (we’ll refer to them collectively as the “Website”) which allows you to create an account in order to view and book services including football programmes (Class4kids) & Out of School Hours Care Services including Breakfast club & After School Club and Holiday Programmes (Magic Booking) for children aged 4-12 years (site dependant).
Customer Account Eligibility
Closing your Customer Account
You or Platform Sports Coaching Ltd may terminate this agreement at any time. We may suspend our service to you at any time with/without cause and will refund you for any unused credits.
Account and Password
You’re responsible for keeping your account name and password confidential. You’ll immediately notify us of any unauthorised use of your account. We don’t have access to your current password, and for security reasons, we may only reset your password.
Platform Sports Coaching provide services to all children and are free from discrimination regardless of their gender, specific needs, learning difficulties, background, religion, ethnicity or how well they can speak English.
Bookings for all Platform Sports Coaching services must be made in advance.
Full payment must be made at the time of booking if paying via credit or debit card
Childcare Vouchers are only accepted at Ofsted registered venues where we run wraparound services.
If paying via Childcare Vouchers, please note that payments can take up to 7 days to arrive. Please use your booking confirmation number as a payment reference.
If you have selected to pay by either card instalment or childcare voucher/tax free childcare payments, your first instalment will be due the month prior to the start of your booked sessions.
For Tax Free Childcare payments, please email our Admin team at firstname.lastname@example.org quoting your child’s HMRC reference number.
Please note having an overdue balance may lead to the termination of your child’s place within the club.
Platform Sports Coaching will pass any unrecovered fees to an external debt collection agency. Any fees associated with the debt collection will be passed on to the debtor.
Bookings can be made on-line via the Platform Sports Coaching website: www.platformsportscoaching.co.uk or for football programmes https://platform-sports-coaching.class4kids.co.uk/ for wrap around services booking is made through https://platformsportscoaching.magicbooking.co.uk.
Prices are reviewed on an annual basis and will be increased in line with the Consumer Price Index.
Methods of Payment
Platform Sports Coaching accepts payment by credit or debit card and childcare vouchers (wraparound services only). Please note we do not accept American Express. Under no circumstances is cash accepted as payment for a booking at Platform Sports Coaching.
If your employer offers a childcare voucher scheme, you may be able to use these vouchers towards the payment of your wraparound care booking. Platform Sports Coaching accepts the following childcare vouchers:
Gov tax-free childcare Scheme
Or postcode SW14 8HY
Childcare Tax Credits
You may be entitled to childcare tax credits, which could assist with up to 70% of the cost of this booking. To find out if you qualify, call the Tax Credit Office on 0845 300 3900, or visit www.taxcredits.inlandrevenue.gov.uk.
All bookings will be confirmed by email.
Late Bookings for wrap around services
Please note that bookings required on the day of the activity can only be made online via https://platformsportscoaching.magicbooking.co.uk. before 07:00am for Breakfast club, 12:00 noon for After School Club and before 07.00am for Holiday Programme Services.
Arrival on Site without an Advance Booking
If an advance booking for a Platform Sports Coaching activity has not been made prior to the activity start date and the customer arrives at the site on the activity start date, access to Platform Sports Coaching activities will only be granted if:
Changes to Existing Bookings
All changes made to existing bookings will be charged at the applicable rate
Cancelling of Booking by Customer
Cancellation of Booking by Platform Sports Coaching
If Platform Sports Coaching is forced to close due to an external factor beyond its control such as bad weather, infectious or contagious disease outbreak, power cut, boiler breakdown, Teacher Strikes or other industrial action, by order of Local Authority or Environmental Health, customers will still be liable for fees incurred during the entire period of closure.
Platform Sports Coaching may need to amend activity programmes, schedules, services, dates, times and/or venues on occasions for reasons that may be out of its control. These changes will be without refund or compensation to the customer.
Valuable items should not be brought to Platform Sports Coaching services. Please note children traveling to our services via scooter will not be permitted to leave them onsite due to space restrictions and safekeeping issues. Platform Sports Coaching will not be liable for the loss or damage of any item of personal/valuable property brought to any of its venues. We advise parents to ensure that all bags and clothing are clearly labelled with the child’s name.
Mobile Phones and Electronic Devices
Children are requested not to bring mobile phones or electronic devices to any Platform Sports Coaching Services. In certain circumstances and if a mobile device is brought in by a child, the device will be kept in the site managers box which will be locked and always secured. Platform Sports Coaching do not take any responsibility for the damage or loss of any mobile phone or electronic devices that are brought to its services.
Please note that each Platform Sports Coaching site has access to a site phone and/or tablet device to be used appropriately within our services and in case of emergencies.
Parents/Guardians are required to contact Platform Sports Head office on 020 80872789 if they wish to speak with their child during service times.
Food and Drink
Platform Sports Coaching provide the following food/drink options (site dependent- see www.platformsportscoaching.co.uk for details):
Platform Sports Coaching require parents/carers to notify its Customer Service Team, of any special dietary requirements or allergies when they complete the registration process and ensure that any changes are updated on their customer account. This information is made available to the Platform Sports Coaching on site team via the Child Information Form and Detailed Register.
Note: Drinking water will always be accessible to children throughout our sessions
Platform Sports Coaching have a strict NO NUT policy, which MUST be adhered to during all service provisions.
Platform Sports Coaching ensures that all staff and children attending services are treated with the same respect during all activities, with the use of effective behaviour management strategies to promote the welfare & enjoyment of all children attending.
Platform Sports Coaching expects it staff and children to be free from bullying harassment and aggressive behaviour and will not tolerate such behaviour from children attending the services or from their parents/legal guardians.
Platform Sports Coaching will work in partnership with parents, schools and children with the aim to manage behaviour using clear, consistent & positive strategies. Our staff will use encouraging positive behaviour as well as providing clear guidance for managing poor behaviour and maintaining the safety and welfare of children and staff
We recommend that all our activities have clear ‘rules and agreements in place’, these can be displayed for all to see, with the children taking an active role in these each session, as well as being able to discuss freely as and when required.
Platform Sports Coaching has a responsibility for ensuring the well-being and safety of all children in its care and have approved procedures for managing behaviour. The company follows a zero-tolerance policy on discrimination, bullying and persistent poor behaviour of any kind.
On rare occasions, and in more serious cases, Platform Sports Coaching reserves the right to ask parents/legal guardians to remove children from its services.
In the event of unacceptable behaviour by parents/legal guardian Platform Sports Coaching reserves the right to terminate any current bookings and close the customer account.
In these events, no refund will be made for any remaining days booked, and any costs associated with the exclusion of the child, or the termination of the account including transport home, will be the responsibility of the parents/legal guardian.
Sign in and sign out of child/ren and Security
Platform Sports Coaching work in accordance with Ofsted’s requirements and have strict security procedures to ensure the safety of your child/ren which is always paramount;
Please Note: children will only be released into the charge of nominated collectors detailed on the registration information on their customer account who are in possession of the correct password
These actions follow the procedures set out in the Platform Sports Coaching Policy and Procedures.
Late Pick up or Uncollected Child
A late fee will be charged per child if they are not collected within their booked hours or prior to the service closing. The late fees are calculated as £8 per every 15 minute period the child is collected late.
Platform Sports Coaching Ltd reserve the right to withdraw our service should late collection become a reoccurring event. The account holder will be advised in advance of this. The late collection fee covers the cost of the staff overtime to remain with the child. Parents/legal guardians are required to advise Platform Sports Coaching Ltd if they will be late collecting their child.
In the event of a child not being collected on time Platform Sports Coaching Ltd will attempt to call the Parent/Guardian. If we are unable to make contact, we will follow our safeguarding policy/uncollected child policy
All Platform Sports Coaching team members go through strict safer recruitment process including enhanced DBS clearance reference checks and disqualification by association checks.
Platform Sports Coaching have legal obligations in relation to Safeguarding. Platform Sports Coaching staff have a duty to respond if they suspect a child in their care may be suffering from abuse. Any disclosure of child abuse or neglect will be fully investigated and reported to our internal regulator, Ofsted and all other official agencies.
Concerns, Compliments and Complaints
At Platform Sports Coaching, we aim to work in partnership with parents to deliver a high-quality sports coaching & childcare service for everyone. If for any reason we fall short of this goal, we would like to be informed to amend our practices for the future.
Records of all complaints are kept for at least three years. A summary of complaints is available for parents/guardians and OFSTED upon request.
Platform Sports Coaching is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes all children, regardless of gender, ability, race or religion. Each child attending Platform Sports Coaching services is of equal value and is entitled to equal access of opportunity. The company operates a zero tolerance policy on discrimination or bullying of any kind.
In the event of an accident, first aid will be administered in accordance with the permissions you have agreed and confirmed during the registration process to children in our care, and the emergency services will be called if necessary. All Platform Sports Coaching First Aid policies are written in accordance with Ofsted recommendations.
Health, Sickness and Medication
Any medical conditions must be fully disclosed at 1) time of registration and 2) at drop off and sign in on site to the site manager. Essential prescribed medication must be handed in to each child’s Site Manager for safe keeping and a medication consent form is completed and seen by the Site manager.
Platform Sports Coaching requires all children who are ill or infectious be kept at home for the full duration of their ailment, and for 48 hours after the last symptom occurs.
Platform Sports Coaching has Public/Employee Liability insurance cover and an insurance certificate is displayed at all Platform Sports Coaching sites.
We do not exclude or limit in any way our liability for:
If we fail to comply with these terms, we are responsible for loss or damage you suffer that is a foreseeable result of our breach of the terms or negligence. We are not responsible for any loss or damage that is not an obvious consequence of breaching these Terms.
We may change any of the Terms and Conditions by posting revised terms and conditions on our Website and/or by sending an email to the last email address you gave us., the new terms and conditions will be effective immediately and apply to any continued or new use of our Services. We may change the Website, the Service, or any features of the Service at any time.
Other Important Terms
We may transfer our rights and obligations under a contract to another organisation, but this will not affect your rights or our obligations under these terms. We will always notify you in writing or by posting on our website if this occurs.
You may only transfer your rights under the terms which shall extend to any participant, but such extension shall not affect our rights to terminate or vary contract in accordance with the terms.
Your rights under the terms shall extend to any participant but such extension shall not affect our rights to terminate or vary any contract in accordance with the terms.
Each of the paragraphs of these terms operates separately, if any court or relevant authority decides that any of them are unlawful or unenforceable then the remaining paragraphs will remain in full force and effect.
If we fail to insist that you perform any of your obligations under these terms, or if we do not enforce our rights against you, or if we delay in doing so, that will not mean that we have waived our rights against you and will not mean that you do not have to comply with those obligations. If we do waive a default by you, we will only do so in writing, and that will not mean that we will automatically waive any later default by you.
These terms are governed by English law. This means a contract for the activity through our site and any dispute or claim arising out of or in connection with it will be governed by English law. You and we both agree that the courts of England and Wales will have non-exclusive jurisdiction.
However, if you are a resident of Northern Ireland you may also bring proceedings in Northern Ireland, and if you are a resident of Scotland, you may also bring proceedings in Scotland.
Policies and Procedures
A full overview of all Platform Sports Coaching policies and procedures are available for inspection at each respective venue.
Compliments & Complaints
Platform Sports Coaching is dynamic and ever changing company that value the community. With this in mind we try to work with our players,partners & parents to offer the best possible experience. If you would like to share an experience with us we would be more than welcome to hear from you in order to ehance our services for the future. All complaints will be dealt with in a fair manner and must be made via email FAO Director to email@example.com
Programme Dates and Activities
All of the information in our literature is correct at the time of printing. Not every activity pictured in our literature is available at every venue. Please check venue specific details using our website www.platformsportscoaching.co.uk to find out what’s available and where.
Should you have any further queries, please do not hesitate to contact our admin team at 020 80872789.
We look forward to welcoming your child to our Platform Sports Coaching services.
We are delighted to launch our new booking system for wraparound care programmes which includes Breakfast club, afterschool club & Activity camps at all school facilities. In order to book you must register for a new account with Magic booking.