Terms & Conditions – Encore School of Performing Arts

 

 

 

Terms & Conditions (Pupil enrolment)
 
Please ensure that you read the terms and conditions of enrolment before submitting a registration form. These rules apply to all pupils.
 
Culture & Discipline
At Encore we offer our pupils the chance to shine in a safe and friendly environment. We expect our pupils to be respectful of teachers and other pupils alike and to conduct themselves in a suitable manner whilst attending classes.
 
Readiness for class
Pupils should aim to arrive five minutes before class ready to start in full Encore uniform, with correct footwear, without jewellery and with hair tied back. Failure to do so may result in your child being asked to sit and watch. Please encourage your child/children to use the toilet before class to avoid disruption to the class.
 
Attendance
Children attending lessons at Encore must show excellent attendance. Please notify us of any absence, with reasoning, via email. Failure to do so may lead to the child being unable to be entered into examinations and take part in any of our scheduled productions.
 
Missed Lessons
Regrettably we cannot offer refunds for classes missed by our pupils.
If classes are cancelled for teacher absence or unforeseen circumstances we will endeavour to offer extra sessions but cannot offer refunds for individual classes.
 
Cancellation
Half a term’s notice is required in writing if a pupil will not be continuing with a class. We will assume each pupil will be continuing with our classes, and fees will be charged accordingly unless we are informed otherwise.
 
Fees
Fees are based on a 10-12-week term and are payable termly in advance no later than the second class of each new term. These fees remain the same across the year regardless of the length of term. Please do not send your child if fees are outstanding, Encore reserves the right to ask pupils to sit out where fees are outstanding. Encore is a no cash School and all fees are required to be paid via bank transfer (Please contact Encore for payment details). Fees will be reviewed annually and we will notify you of any attended changes.
 
Lost Property
Personal belongings left behind after class will be handed into the school office and kept with their lost property.
 
Collection/Pickup
Pupils must be collected from the studios/halls by a parent or responsible adult. Those who collect pupils from our classes will be required to sign them out from our care.
 
 
 
Public Areas & Dance Studio
Pupils are asked to look after their beautiful school and keep it tidy. No food, chewing gum, sweets or drinks are permitted with the exception of bottled water.
 
Teaching
Parents should be aware and recognise that due to the nature of dance, some aspects of our classes will involve teacher/pupil physical contact. Contact will be made for correctional and instructional purposes (E.g. teacher’s hands correcting pupils limbs, shoulders, head or trunk). These correctional methods are required to ensure a high quality of teaching.
 
Examinations
Examinations in accordance with the International Dance Teacher Association (IDTA) are optional, if undertaken these will require additional fees.
 
Photo Consent
Pupils may on occasions be photographed or filmed during class and performances. By enrolling your children in our classes/activities you are agreeing to this happening, unless you have otherwise informed the Principal by opting out on our enrolment form. Photos will be stored on file and may be used for marketing purposes.
 
Watch Week
Parents are invited to watch classes during watch week, which is generally held at the end of each term. Encore reserves the right to cancel watch week.
 
Communication
Should you have any questions at all regarding the content of these T&C’s or any other aspect of the school, please do not hesitate to get in touch. All enquires and communication should be made via our email at: info@encoreschoolofperformingarts.co.uk
 
Data & Information
Encore will endeavour to keep your information safe. Personal information will be stored on our computer system. All enquires through our website are protected by mail chimp software.
 
Encore School of Performing Arts reserves the right to amend or alter these terms and conditions at any time without prior notice.
Heidi Rowland, Principal of Encore School of Performing arts. I agree to the above terms and conditions:
Print Name………………………………………………. Name of pupil/s…………………………………………… Signature…………………………………………………………. Date………………………………………………………………..
Revision August 30th 2019