Terms & Conditions

Terms and Conditions – Reviewed April 2022 

Beach Schools NI is run by Maggie Finlay a qualified Geography teacher and Level 3 Beach Schools Practitioner. Sessions run for children and their accompanying adults. In these terms and conditions ‘you’ will be used to refer to the adult making the booking and the adult accompanying the child at the Beach School session. It is acknowledged that this may not always be the same person. However, it is the responsibility of the adult making the booking and agreeing to the terms and conditions to inform any other accompanying adult of them. There will also be copies available on our website www.beachschoolsni.com . 

Beach Schools NI sessions 

By booking a place at Beach Schools NI, you recognise that the sessions take place in the natural environment and, therefore, have an element of personal risk and that, however unlikely, can become a reality. It is important that you and your child listen to and act upon all safety instructions given by Beach Schools NI or any appointed staff. 

Our Liability 

By booking a place at Beach Schools NI, you agree that Beach Schools NI, any appointed staff and the landowners will not be liable now, or at any time in the future for any loss, expense, damage or claim you may have against them for any damage to you, your child or your property as a result of participation in a Beach School session. Beach Schools NI will only accept liability for physical injury to any client that is proven to result from direct negligence on the part of Beach Schools NI. 

Variation of content 

Beach Schools NI sessions are subject to natural forces and whilst every reasonable effort is made to comply with course content, Beach Schools NI reserves the right to vary or modify a course itinerary at short notice in order to take advantage of naturally prevailing conditions. 

You acknowledge that the information provided by Beach Schools NI is given to the best of our ability but, because of the variability of nature, it may be reasonable to alter or modify a course. 

First Aid 

In the event of an accident during at a Beach Schools NI session, you agree to you or your child receiving immediate first aid by a qualified First Aider. We will ensure that there is always a member of staff fully trained in first aid at each session. 


Unless agreed in writing, payment for Beach School is due at the time of booking. We are unable to hold or reserve places without payment. 


You should ensure that you and your child are wearing appropriate clothes and shoes for the Beach session and the season. Please also bring a full spare set of clothes. Terms & Conditions – Beach schools NI reviewed April 2022 

Unaccompanied Children 

Beach School family sessions are for children accompanied by their parent or carer, with a maximum of three children per adult. Unaccompanied children will not be allowed to take part in sessions. Additionally, we cannot allow you to take part if you appear to be unfit to provide for the safety of your child or appear to be under the influence of alcohol or drugs. 


If you or your child develop an infectious illness you must not attend Beach Schools NI sessions for a minimum of 48 hours after the illness, in compliance with Department of Health guidance. If you have Covid-19, you must not attend Beach Schools NI. You must follow relevant Government advice. an alternative date will be offered where possible. 


Unfortunately, Beach Schools NI do not offer any single session refunds in the case of participant illness or any other unforeseen circumstances. 

In the event that a decision is made by Beach Schools NI to cancel an activity you will be informed at the earliest opportunity to the contact email address given at the time of booking. An alternative date or gift voucher will be offered. 

Termination of services 

Beach Schools NI reserves the right to terminate any booking immediately in the event that any fees remain unpaid or where any of the terms and conditions are breached. Review of terms and conditions Beach Schools NI reserve the right to alter these terms and conditions at any time. You will receive an email notification regarding new terms and conditions. The terms and conditions can also be viewed at www.beachschoolsni.com.