Hire / Fee Remission
If you are currently in receipt of any of the following, your child will be eligible for 100% remission for membership & transport fees. Proof of receipt of benefits MUST BE RECEIVED BY LSMS, in order for the remission to be applied.
Universal Credit - If you are in receipt of Universal Credit, we will review your situation and can only offer full remission if your household income is in line with qualification for Free School Meals / less than £16,190 (including Universal Credit) (Please provide a copy of your Universal Credit Statement from the HM Revenue and Pensions (all pages) which confirms your entitlement to Universal Credit).
Income Support or Pension Credit (Guarantee element) - (A recent letter from the Department for Work and Pensions to show your entitlement).
Income Based Job Seekers Allowance - (A copy of your letter from the Department for Work and Pensions or your local Job Centre (all pages confirming your entitlement).
Child Tax Credit (if your household income is less than £16,190 per year and whether or not in receipt of Working Tax Credit) (Please provide Form TC602 from the HM Revenue and Pensions (all pages) which confirms your entitlement to Child Tax Credit
Support under the Asylum and Immigration Act. (Please provide documents from the National Asylum Seekers Support Service to prove that you are receiving support as an Asylum Seeker).
When you are asked to register your child as a member of an ensemble, please email a scan of the relevant documents to firstname.lastname@example.org or post a copy to LSMS, Room G40, County Hall, Glenfield, Leicester, LE3 8RA.
We will also accept evidence of Pupil Premium from your childs' school.
Without Proof of entitlement, we are unable to apply a discount.
Endangered Species Instrument Discount
Do you play one of the instruments below?
For all new pupils playing one of these instruments, the first term of ensemble membership is free followed by 50% subsidy for the rest of the academic year – this also includes the free hire of an instrument for the entire time you are a member of one of our ensembles.
NB - This discount does not apply to Transport fees.