Payment methods


Once you have read our information, terms and conditions, proceed to Enrol.

Parents can sign up to pay by a variety of methods but direct debit is the cheapest.

Instrumental tuition information sheet

Instrumental tuition enrolment instructions

Lesson Fees & Charges from Summer Term 2016

Terms and Conditions 

Paying by Direct Debit:

If you are a new music customer and would like to pay by direct debit, please print, sign and return a Direct Debit form upon enrolment to:  Inspiring Music, Central Bedfordshire Council, House 3 Houghton Lodge, Houghton Close, Ampthill, Beds, MK45 2TG. If your bank account details have changed or if you have cancelled your direct debit you will need to print and complete a new Direct Debit form.

If you have been paying by another method and would like to change to direct debit, please print and complete a Direct Debit form and post to:

Inspiring Music
Central Bedfordshire Council
House 3
Houghton Lodge
Houghton Close
Ampthill
Bedfordshire
MK45 2TG

If you are unable to print a form, please call Inspiring Music on 0300 300 6604 or email inspiring.music@centralbedfordshire.gov.uk

Please note: Delay in providing your direct debit form will result in lessons being charged at full cost.

Customers paying by direct debit will receive an invoice for information only. The payment due will be taken from your account ten working days from the date of the invoice.

Other Payment Methods

Customers paying by other means can find payment instructions on the reverse of the termly invoice.

Help with Fees

If your child is eligible for free school meals (not UIFSM), the school maybe be able to fund music lessons from their Pupil Premium funds; please contact your school prior to enroling. If your child is in the care of Central Bedfordshire Council as a Looked After Child please contact the office on 0300 300 6604 or inspiring.music@centralbedfordshire.gov.uk.

Funding may be available for low income families or families who suddenly find themselves in financial difficulties through charities such as Bedfordshire Educational Association  or The Friends of Bedfordshire Youth Music.

The Awards for Young Musicians also helps young musicians aged 5 – 17 with exceptional potential who are struggling with their musical costs.  Annual awards between £200 and £2000 can help with costs such as tuition, instruments, courses, travel and individual support.