Terms and Conditions
art of dance & fitness Terms and Conditions aim to present a fair sustainable structure to all. We aim to provide the highest quality classes for all our customers.
We are committed to the safety of all persons who attend our lessons and to deliver the highest standard of service.
Participating in a art of dance & fitness class is entirely at your own risk without any proven negligence, breach of duty of care or lack of due diligence by art of dance & fitness and employees and/or contractors will not assume responsibility for any bodily or personal injury consisting of, or arising out of any participation in any physical training or athletic activity.
REGISTRATION AND DATA PROTECTION
The information we require upon registration contains personal data. art of dance & fitness will record, process and keep your personal information secure in accordance with General Data Protection. If your child is taking an ISTD exam these boards will require the child’s name, DOB and ethnicity.
FEES AND PAYMENT METHODS
Fees are based on a 37 week year and are payable in advance via online monthly payments spread out throughout the year. If your child turns up to class without installments having been paid, and unless you have a prior written agreement with art of dance & fitness fee payment, they will not be allowed to participate.
Invoices will be provided prior to the start of the year. Payment is via Stripe a direct debit service, you will receive a link when you join.
Receipt of payment will be emailed.
All students must be registered for the classes they attend. Unregistered children will not be allowed to participate in the class.
From time to time it is necessary for the teachers to use physical contact when helping to improve pupils’ posture or assist in movements. This includes physical contact between students i.e. holding hands.
ACRO DANCE CLASSES
Participating in acrobatic dance involves inherent risks and hazards. By participating in this class you freely accept and fully assume all such risks, dangers, and hazards and the possibility of personal injury or loss resulting from such risks and hazards.
UNIFORM AND APPEARANCE
Pupils are required to attend class wearing the correct uniform and hair style. Full details are on our class manager parent portal
Videos and photographs
Please do not post anything onto social media which contains any child other than your own. If you are asked to stop, please do respect the rights of others. In addition, if the Class Teacher feels that the amount of video is excessive, not just short clips, then you may be asked to stop.
For all classes – Photographs and videos for our website, press, promotional development, class development and our social media pages will be taken by your childs teacher in class, possibly shared amongst our team as a teaching resource, alongside professional recordings of shows by a third party.
By agreeing to these terms and conditions you understand you are consenting for your child to be part of this and allowing these images to be possibly posted online.
Pupils are forbidden to take photos or videos in class without the teachers consent. If consent is given then they are only to be used as a learning resource and never posted to any social media pages or shared with others outside of the class. Please make your child aware of this.
Refunds, Paused Direct Debits, Holidays and sickness policy
Regrettably we cannot offer refunds or pause direct debit payments to cover your booked holidays, illness or any other reason why you may miss a class or workshop, due to the need to ensure continuity of service.
Should any pupil wish to discontinue any class or leave the school, 4 weeks notice is required
Payments are collected by direct debit on the 7th of each Month.The initial payment will include an additional month’s fees which are held as a deposit.
Following this every subsequent payments will be the single monthly amount.
Supervision and withdrawal of service
art of dance & fitness endeavour to ensure that your children are dancing in a safe and comfortable environment. We ask you to bring and collect your child promptly and provide us with emailed details of changes in drop off/pick up arrangements, special medical needs etc.
Classes – If your wish for your child to wait unattended on our premises for a class, we cannot be held responsible for them. We cannot be held responsible for pupils outside of our class. e.g if you wish for your child to go home unsupervised, that is your responsibility.
Should a pupil, carer or associated visitor behave in a way that the Class Teacher feels is unreasonable or a serious breach of the school’s terms and condition or any other serious misconduct then art of dance & fitness reserves the rights to withdraw the provision of classes to the client without notice.
We will assume you will be continuing with our classes each term unless we are informed otherwise, by email, phone or in person.
Cancellation of Classes policy
art of dance & fitness will endeavour to run classes during bad weather e.g. snowy conditions. However should we need to cancel due to safety concerns, parents will be notified/contacted (please check our Facebook page and make sure your phone number is kept up to date on your portal
art of dance & fitness will work towards ISTD exams. Pupils will only be entered when they have reached the required standard decided by the teacher, children can still move up to the next grade without taking an exam
Parents/guardians are invited to watch classes during watch week, which is generally held at the end of each term, but will be posted on the parent portal
Parents are asked to keep their children at home if they have a serious infection and to inform art of dance & fitness as to the nature of the infection so that other parents can be alerted.
Please keep your child at home if he/she:
Has a fever or has had one in the previous 24 hours
Has had an upset stomach or diarrhoea in the previous 48 hours
Has heavy nasal discharge
Has discharging eyes
Has symptoms of a possible communicable diseases
Hand, foot and mouth disease
We cannot offer a refund for a lesson missed due to illness.
Commitment to Equal Opportunities
art of dance & fitness has a commitment to ensure that the equipment and activities are value and worth to everyone regardless of race, culture, language, gender, age, experience, religion, background, ability or disability.
Protection of property
art of dance & fitness cannot take any responsibility for any loss or damage to personal items brought or left on the premises.
Health & Safety and Hygiene Policies
art of dance & fitness follows rigorous internal checks of the venue and its own equipment to ensure that they are clean and safe.
Please ensure that your child goes to the toilet before class and brings a bottle of water, if desired, into class.
Changes to Terms and Conditions
art of dance & fitness from time to time updates these T&Cs. It will inform you of changes through regular channels of communication and you have 14 days to opt out of accepting changes in writing. art of dance & fitness will treat this agreement with you as being accepted if you fail to contact us.
By enrolling my son/daughter into art of dance & fitness I confirm that I accept the above terms and conditions/policies.
Please do contact us with any questions you may have.