Terms & Conditions:

Enrolment at The Little Dance Academy is confirmed by completing all sections of the enrolment form, accepting the terms and conditions and submitting to The Little Dance Academy along with payment for the full term.

 

  1. Payment:
    1. Fees are charged per school term (3 terms per year).
    2. Families with 2 or more students enrolled will receive a 10% discount on term fees if paid in full by the due date.
    3. Students enrolled in 2 or more classes will receive a 10% discount on term fees if paid in full by the due date.
    4. All fees are due before the first lesson on the term unless you have obtained prior consent from management.
    5. A written reminder for fees not paid after the 2nd lesson will automatically incur a £5 administration charge.
    6. Any fees unpaid by the half term break will automatically incur an overdue fee of £20 and The Little Dance Academy reserve the right to suspend enrolment until the balance is paid in full.
    7. No refunds will be given once the term has commenced.
    8. No refunds will be given for any missed classes.
    9. You can schedule make up lessons for any missed classes provided space is available in the appropriate class.
    10. The client is responsible for all charges associated with their child’s dance class.

 

  1. Changes to classes and enrolment:
    1. Students may change or add classes after enrolment in each term. Written notification of intention to change must be given to The Little Dance Academy.
    2. Any difference in class fees must be paid at the time of notification before the change or added classes will be confirmed.
    3. No classes will be held on Public Holidays.
    4. Class times are subject to change at the discretion of management.

 

  1. Cancellations:
    1. In the regrettable situation that a student is unable to attend a class prior to the term commencing and wishes to obtain credit for the missed class, written notification is required. The following cancellation fees apply: 
      1. More than 7 days notice in advance of term commencing, The Little Dance Academy will refund the fees in full.
      2. Less than 7 days notice, The Little Dance Academy will refund the fees, less 3 weeks.
    2. In the regrettable situation that the student is unable to attend a class for the remainder of the term after commencement and wishes to obtain credit for the missed class, written notification is required.
      1. An account credit may be applied at management discretion provided we have received a minimum 3 weeks notice.

 

  1. Teachers:
    1. The Little Dance Academy engages industry based professionals to instruct classes. At times scheduled teachers may not be available and as such an alternative teacher of equal or greater qualification will replace the scheduled teacher. Due to the nature of the entertainment industry and the high standard of teachers employed at The Little Dance Academy, teachers may rotate and change at the discretion of management.

 

  1. Duty of care, safety & conduct
    1. Please be aware that due to the nature of dance and for your child's growth, development and safety it will be necessary at times to engage in physical contact with your child. This will always be done in an appropriate manner and with your son or daughter's best interests in mind.
    2. The Little Dance Academy provides for the safety and care of students whilst on the premises.
    3. The Little Dance Academy aims to take reasonable care to ensure their acts of omissions do not cause reasonable foreseeable injury to students.
    4. The Little Dance Academy does not accept responsibility for student’s safety outside the premises.
    5. The Little Dance Academy and its service providers attempt to minimize any risk of personal injury within practical boundaries, however accidents do happen and all physical activities carry the risk of personal injury.
    6. All students and guardians acknowledge that while every care and safety measure will be taken, there is an inherent risk of personal injury in physical activities that will be undertaken at the studio as part of the programme and accept that risk.

 

  1. Damages
    1. The signatory will be financially responsible for any damage sustained to The Little Dance Academy’s property, venues and their fittings by the student or their guardian. Management will charge the signatory for any repairs, labour or replacement as deemed necessary.

 

  1. Responsibility
    1. The Little Dance Academy does not accept responsibility for the damage or loss of goods left on the premises prior to, during or after dance classes.
    2. The student and their guardian are solely responsible for their personal belongings and property whilst left on the premises.
    3. The student and their guardian release The Little Dance Academy, their staff, instructors, agents and directors from any responsibility in any way for loss or dance of its personal belongings or property.
    4. The student and their guardian shall make no claim adversely impacting, causing hardship or undue stress on The Little Dance Academy as a result of their actions.

 

  1. Photos and videos
    1. From time to time we will take photos of students in class. These will be used to send to you to update you on your child’s progress.
    2. By enrolling your child in The Little Dance Academy you acknowledge that photos and videos may be taken and used for this purpose.
    3. The Little Dance Academy may also take photos for advertising purposes to be used on social media, websites and print. We will only ever use photos of your child provided we have your prior consent.
    4. You may withdraw consent at any time by written notice to management.
    5. We reserve the right to request no photos or videos be taken by parents in class.

 

  1. Additional Charges:
    1. Any goods or services provided on the day that are not included in the dance class fee must be paid for at the completion of the dance class (e.g. Uniform).

 

  1. Breach of Terms and Conditions
    1. Pupils will be asked to leave without notice for any serious breach of the school’s terms and conditions or for any other serious misconduct.