OBSERVANCE OF THE FOLLOWING RULES AND THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS RELATING
TO FEES, ENTRY AND WITHDRAWAL IS IMPLICIT IN THE ACCEPTANCE OF A PLACE
IN THE SCHOOL.
THE SCHOOL RESERVES THE RIGHT TO REFUSE ENTRY
TO CLASSES IF THESE RULES ARE NOT COMPLIED WITH.
All fees must be paid on or before the
first class of term. Fees are non-returnable and will not be remitted
A £5 ADMINISTRATION FEE WILL BE ADDED TO ALL ACCOUNTS WHEN IT
IS NECESSARY FOR THE SCHOOL TO SEND A REMINDER REGARDING THE
PAYMENT OF FEES.
An administration charge of £10.00
will be levied on any cheques that are returned to the school by the
bank as unpaid - and this must be added to the overall amount due!
least one full working terms notice (9 full working weeks)
of the intention to remove a student from any classes is required.
breaks are NOT included in this period.
Please note, parents must include a Stamp Addressed Envelope
with their letter of notice. The School will then send a letter
acknowledging the notice through the post.
Notice must be received in writing on THE
VERY FIRST DAY if not before of the final term or
a full terms fees must be paid in lieu.
Notice will not be accepted
once the term has commenced.
VERBAL NOTICE TO A TEACHER WILL NOT, UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES, BE
If absent then the letter of notice must be
posted allowing sufficient time for the school to be in receipt
of the said letter by the very first day of term (not the first
lesson of term which may well be at the end of the working week).
Please note that if you continue to bring
your child/attend yourself then any notice is void and will need
to be submitted again at the relevant time; the very first
day of the final intended term. We do not
operate a continuous terms notice facility.
The full and correct uniform must be worn
at all classes and rehearsals. Hair must be either worn in a bun or
a crown for all classes excluding baby and pre-primary classes. Ponytails,
pigtails, plaits or loose hair is not allowed and pupils may be refused
entry to class if hair is not correctly styled and the correct uniform
is not worn.
The only sweatshirts permitted are the
regulation school uniform.
Jewellery must not be worn during classes, and,
for security reasons, we recommend it is not bought into the school.
Dance shoes must not be worn outside.
are not compulsory, but if the parents of pupils wish examinations to
be taken for those who do not already attend "two" ballet classes per
week, it is essential that for the term leading up to any examination
TWO lessons are attended each week. These will be charged at the second
lesson per week rate.
should not take part in any hazardous activities, such as Hockey, horse
riding or gymnastic classes at school, in the lead up to examinations.
The preparation for the examination should be paramount and refunds
may well not be available if such an activity has taken place in the
immediate weeks before an examination.
include payment to cover pianist and examiner hospitality.
are absolutely not allowed anywhere on the premises at
any time. Anyone found with either will be asked to leave.
school prides itself in its discipline. If you have any problems
with your child being disciplined during their time with us, it is essential
that you bring this to our notice immediately as it may have implications
in the acceptance of a place in the school.
Illness and Injuries:
is essential that any illness or injury be reported to the school immediately.
must request their family and friends not to telephone them at the school
as students may not use the telephone and no messages can be taken.
Indeed, due to class disruption, no incoming calls will be accepted
by the school.
Mobile telephones must be switched off during classes!
In the event of an accident or extreme illness
and parents cannot be contacted, we are in loco parentis and we will
call an ambulance unless we have received specific advice to the contrary
No valuables to be left in the dressing
room as the school will not accept responsibility for any losses incurred
on the premises.
Students should not arrive at the studio earlier than 15 minutes before
their class and will then be expected to behave impeccably whilst waiting.
Food and sticky type drinks are not permitted
in the dressing room or the studio.
Students must wait for parents in the dressing
room. They are not allowed to wait in the porch or on the pavement.
May we also point out, that, owing to limited space, parents cannot
be accommodated in the dressing room, and, regretfully, we must insist
that no gentlemen are in the dressing room at any time.
Parents are not permitted to watch classes. However, there are three
opportunities per year to view the children's progress in the week before
the School breaks up for Easter, Summer and Christmas.
Children will be entered for examinations at the
discretion of the Principal.
In the event of bad weather, the School will do
everything possible to ensure that classes are not disrupted. However,
if deemed too dangerous and classes do have to be cancelled, fees will
not be refunded, but pupils may take an extra lesson at an alternative
branch to replace the cancelled class.
The school reserves the right to change timetables,
staff, and also parent viewing days if deemed absolutely necessary.