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Terms and Conditions must be accepted by all students and parents / carers


1. Fees cover one-half term. Discounts or refunds will not be given for classes missed by the pupil, unless explicitly arranged with the Principal.

2. The School should receive fees by the date shown on the invoice. 

3. If you do not receive an invoice, please advise the Principal.

4. We offer a one week free taster session. If the student decides to join the class, he/she/the parents/carers should complete the Schools registration form and GDPR consent form. An invoice will then be issued for the remaining term fees.

5. The only payment method is via online bank transfer / BACS. An email with an invoice will be sent containing all payment details.

6. All fees are non-refundable. However, if a pupil has a long-term illness or injury, the Principal may refund fees at their discretion. This does not include illness or holidays taken during term time.


7. Parents of children under the age of 3 years old must remain on the premises at all times whilst their child is in attendance at Emma Jayne School of Dance due to our insurance policy.

8. On the rare occasion that a class is cancelled, it will be rescheduled. If this is not possible, the fees already paid will be subtracted from the next half term’s fees.

9. Students must be on time to class and be picked up on time.

10. Any child left unattended at the end of their class will be kept inside the dance studio with the class teacher, but maybe unable to supervise as will be teaching a class.

11. Parents/Carers are to understand that if they are late picking their child up, they have full responsibility for their child’s safety after class has ended. Parents will drop students at the front door of the building and not enter unless advised too by a member of staff.

12. All classes run back to back on the timetable; students must arrive ready to start their class, bringing as little as possible with them. The following items will be allowed:

Footwear for class – ballet/tap/jazz shoes
Roll mat (Modern classes)
Water bottle Medication (if required for class)

13. Students of Primary School age must be collected from the front entrance by a parent/carer or responsible adult. The teacher must be informed if persons other than the child’s parent or legal guardian will collect the child. Students under this age will not be permitted to leave unattended. Students of secondary age who have parental consent to walk to and from classes must let the Principal know if not attending classes. This will give peace of mind that the student is safe.


14. Students wishing to discontinue their classes must pay for the full half term.


15. Dancing is a physical skill and in order to help and facilitate the student’s learning, the teacher may physically guide a movement by touch. This will be done in a professional manner, and the intention of the contact will be made clear. Students may also have contact with each other, i.e. holding hands.


16. We ask students to wear the recommended uniform for each class. The uniforms ensure students look elegant and feel confident in their surroundings. The uniform requirements are on the website

17. Footwear is required for all classes. Please check the uniform requirements for each genre taken.

18. Hair should always be off the face and neckline, neat and tidy. A bun is preferred for girls with long hair for ballet but we understand sometimes this is not possible. Shorter hair should be held back securely with clips and/or a hair band.

19. For safety reasons, jewellery must not be worn in classes.


20. The Emma Jayne School of Dance Code of Conduct must be adhered to at all times:

We expect all dancers to:

– Respect all teaching staff;
– Treat all other pupils as you would wish to be treated yourself;
– Come to every class with a positive attitude;
– Always ask for help if you need it;
– Consistently try your best;
– Wear the correct uniform and footwear;
– Ensure hair is neat and tidy.

We as a school will:

– Encourage students to do their best.
– Respect diversity and equal opportunity.
– Keep up to date with training skills and legislation.
– Support our students, keeping them safe from harm.
– Treat all students/parents with respect.
– Ensure all activities are properly supervised and taught safely and correctly.

21. No food or drink should be brought into class except water.

22. Parents/carers are asked to ensure their children are well-behaved at all times whilst waiting for class.

23. Students and parents/carers are expected to demonstrate mutually respectful behaviour to teaching staff, fellow students and the halls. Poor behaviour will not be tolerated and may result in the student being asked to leave the school. Bullying is not tolerated and should be immediately brought to the Principal’s or class teacher’s attention.


24. Please notify the School of any medical issues or learning difficulties that may affect your child’s learning, however big or small it should be. This can help us to help them.

25. Any injuries should be discussed with the teacher prior to or at the beginning of class.

26. A first aider (Miss Emma) is always on site during class and will provide basic first aid if needed.


27. Emma Jayne School of Dance is affiliated with the National Association of Teachers of Dancing (NATD). We offer examinations for the NATD syllabus. Entry for any examination is at the discretion of the class teacher and the Principal. Parents/Carers and students will be informed when the required level is achieved.

28. Examinations are not compulsory but are encouraged.


29. Students are responsible for their own property and bring items at their own risk. Emma Jayne School of Dance does not accept responsibility for lost or stolen items.


30. Parents are not permitted to watch the classes, as this can distract pupils. The Principal will inform parents of when designated times during terms this will be possible.

31. If watching, parents are asked to refrain from talking and turn mobile phones silent. All calls should be answered outside the hall.


32. The School may wish to take occasional photographs or videos of our students; please see the registration form for more details.

33. Parents are permitted to take photos on watching day. We ask parents to refrain from posting any of these pictures on social media.


34. All invoices and other materials will be presented via email. Parents/Carers must provide a valid email address for this purpose and ensure that such email from Emma Jayne School of Dance is not considered SPAM.

35. When you give us your details, we promise to keep them secure; please see the GDPR.

36. We may use your data to contact you in relation to;

– News updates about the school
– Information relating to lessons/exams/show details
– Invoicing
– Emergency notifications (such as changes to planned lessons, cancellations etc).
– Any other information relevant to the school and your child’s progress.

In addition, we will use any data relating to medical conditions to ensure that we can provide a safe environment for your child.

37. By signing the GDPR consent form, you agree to:

– Emma Jayne School of Dance sending information relevant to your child’s dance education by phone, email, text or written communication.
– Emma Jayne School of Dance holding and processing data in relation to your child’s medical condition.

Please note that you may withdraw this consent anytime by notifying us via email (

38. The Principal should be notified of any change in contact details and/or health issues.


39. The school timetable may be subject to change. Parents/carers will be notified of any changes.

40. Mobile phones are not allowed.

41. If students and/or parents break the terms and conditions, the Principal may ask them to leave, and no refund will be given.

42. Any queries and complaints should be addressed to the Principal only.

43. Our Safeguarding and risk assessment are available on request. Please contact the Principal for more information.