We offer a variety of options and can tailor our workshops to fit your constraints of schedule and budgeting.
If you have any questions, please ring Rebbetzin Shira on 07931747316 or email re@JCoB.org
If you are ready to book a visit, then please fill out our visit details form to let us know what sort of visit you want.
Please note that most visits for the remainder or 2020 will be conducted remotely. We are preparing to provide truly interactive high quality workshops over zoom. We can also send you materials to use on site, such as seder plates and shabbat (LED) candlesticks, so that the workshops can still be properly hands-on.
We can perform some visits in person, but strict Covid-19 safety protocols will be required. We can discuss which option is most appropriate for you.
Current Rates (updated August 2020)
The following rates***** apply to visits for the 2020-2021 academic year if book by the end of October.
Costs below do not include any optional extra items such as challah or seder plates.
Note: Due to Covid-19, we have left our rates unchanged from 2019-2020 for the moment, except that visits (particularly short ones) are now somewhat discounted if they occur remotely.
We will be updating our rates later in 2020.
Virtual Visit Rates*
In Person Visit Rates
For slightly longer visits (such as a morning visit for 3.5 hours), additional time at the beginning or end of the day is costed at £39/hr. If a visit is extended in the middle of the day so that it affects scheduling, then the rate is £54/hr (see full day visits below). Please note that visits of unusual length are possible only if they fit reasonably into our schedule.
Additional charges apply for visits that involve a long journey and for extra materials such as food for workshops.
Note about full day visits:
Please note that a visit that extends from the morning into the afternoon will usually be costed as a full day visit even if the school is unable to use all the time available. Assuming a half hour lunch break, a whole day visit allows a school to have half an hour more workshop time than a separate morning and afternoon, but for a cost that is £10 - £26 less, not accounting for savings on travel. Particularly for schools at a distance, this is the most cost-efficient option. We offer full days at a discount because they are easier to organise than separate mornings and afternoons at different locations.
*Virtual Short Visits (assemblies and 1 hour slots)
Due to Covid-19, we are making assemblies and 1 hour visits more accessible this autumn and winter, if they occur remotely. Note that this special rate currently applies only to virtual visits in Terms 1, 2 and 3 (September 2020 - February 2021), but we may extend the arrangement if it proves successful.
Short virtual visits will normally take place at the beginning or end of a morning or afternoon. Afternoon short visits will normally be 50 minutes long so that there is time for two schools to share an afternoon.
We can also offer a discount if you can fit your visit into a gap in the diary. So please let us know if you can be flexible about dates.
**Join in a virtual assembly for just £36!
Schools will have also the option to open up an assembly to other schools who wish to join in virtually and can receive a discount of up to £20 depending on how many other schools join in.
Joining in with an existing assembly will cost just £36.
THE FOLLOWING APPLIES TO IN PERSON VISITS ONLY
If you can fit your visit around others already scheduled nearby on a given day, then this is a coordination visit. This is the most economical way to organise a short visit as the standard rate is typically discounted and travel costs are also normally waived or significantly reduced. Note that such slots are a matter of luck and cannot always be found. Occasionally, for coordination slots that are in high demand, only travel costs will be discounted and for difficult to fill slots, the discount may be increased.
For morning and afternoon coordination slots, the coordination discount is typically £16 plus any travel discount. For short visits such as assemblies, the coordination discount is significantly larger as the standard cost for short visits is at a premium.
****In person short visits (assemblies and 1 hour slots)
In person assembly and 1 hour visits are normally possible only at the beginning or end of a morning, to allow time to visit a second school on the same morning. If an assembly is required at another time of day, then it is best to include that assembly within a longer visit.
Occasionally other assembly or short visit times may be possible, depending on the schedule of a day, but the cost may need to be adjusted to account for special scheduling requirements.
You can always include an assembly in a longer visit and there is of course no additional charge for this as we use the time to fit the needs of your school best.
Most schools choose afternoon or morning visits rather than just an assembly as longer visits are much more cost-effective than short visits.
Standard Rates include up to 60 minutes / 40 miles round-trip travel (measured by averaging google best- and worst-case scenarios for arrival at 8:30am). For longer journeys, a travel cost will be added to the above rates, costed at £17.12/hr plus £.225/mile.
There is no travel surcharge for virtual visits.
Travel costs and the coordination discount can be shared between schools if we coordinate visits, so please let us know if you are flexible about dates so that we can keep this cost as low as possible.