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CODE OF CONDUCT

The Starlets strive to provide the highest standard of professional training in all areas of the Performing Arts. We will practice in a safe environment where teamwork and communication is essential. All Students are treated equally and are encouraged to nurture their talents with the mutual respect and support between students teachers and parents.

 

Behaviour and conduct

The Starlets stand firm on a strong Anti- Bullying Policy.

The Principals and Teachers decisions are final and should be respected by students and parents

Uniform must be worn at all times. Children will be asked to sit out if the correct uniform is not worn 

Correct Shoes must be brought to class and worn. Children will be asked to sit out if the correct footwear is not worn 

Hair need to be up and off the face for all classes with the exception to acrobatics where hair will need to be in a bun. This is compulsory

Any slandering of the school, students, parents and teachers in any form including on social networking sites is not acceptable 

Unacceptable behaviour from students, parents and teachers in any way when representing the school in public will lead to a suspension period. Any       further incidents will result in exclusion

Parents are not permitted to enter the dance studio at any time

Attendance

Should four weeks of lessons be missed then classes will need to be paid in full. 

If a student is injured its beneficial and a recommendation that they watch classes. These classes still need to be paid for in full

If  an acceptable level of  attendance is not met, teachers reserve the right to withdraw students from performances

Notice must be given for absence in classes else a fee will be charged for the class

If your child wishes not to continue with a class / subject a period of 4 weeks notice must be given to Mrs Kerry Daisley.

Health & Safety

Teachers may have to have a 'hands on approach' when teaching to aid technique or support and Arco Lifts

As a school we train to the highest standard. students can sometimes have accidents during lesson 

No jewellery is to be worn to any class – This is compulsory

Production & Choreography

Permission must be obtained if you wish to perform routines in any event outside of to The Starlets School of Performing Arts

The choreographers work should not be shared and the copyright is owned by the Starlets School of Performing Arts

Make up is compulsory for all students for all performances. Any exceptions will be at the discretion of the principle

All students will be performing in our annual Production. You are responsible for informing the school if you do not want you child to take part 

Costumes

No troupe costumes are to be worn as solo costumes

Costumes, head dresses and  props need to be paid in full before collection and performances

All costumes that are paid for through the schools fundraising fund are the schools property of The Starlets School of Performing Arts. These costumes including accessories can be called back at any time for others to use.  They must also be returned if a student leaves. Costumes including accessories are to be in the original condition otherwise charges will be applied.

Any Starlets merchandise, t shirts, hoodies or uniform purchased on your behalf must be paid in full when the order is placed

Fees & Tickets 

Fees are too paid and up to date by the last Friday of every month. Failure to do this will result in your child not taking part in classes a variety of payment methods are available. I understand that my child may not be able to take part in classes or extra activities unless fees are up to date.

Tickets for performances must be purchased at the charges applied even if your child is taking part in the performance

Purchasing tickets for performances is your responsibility. The Starlets School of Performing Arts will not purchase and ticket on behalf of parents or students 

Chaperones

All parents that want to chaperone backstage MUST hold a chaperones licence. To apply follow the link below.  www.leics.gov.uk/performance_and_chaperone_licences.html

Only licenced chaperones will be allowed back stage for all performance 

Licenses can take up to 8 weeks to process

You are responsible for the maintenance and validity of your licence  

Chaperones will be selected and allocated by the school principle for each individual  performance

Examinations, Classes & Rehearsal 

Parents & Students will receive a notification when teachers feel students are ready to take the graded examination

All class fees and examinations fees must be paid in full before entrance to exams are submitted. 

When students are entered for examinations or festivals full attendance to classes is expected to maintain the high standard of performance. Teachers reserve the right to withdraw the student’s entry. In this case no refunds will be given.

The  Principle and teachers will decide when students are ready to move classes

Your child may be asked to attend additional rehearsal sessions these session are compulsory and will have an additional fee

Communication

All communications from the school will now be made via email 

You are responsible for keeping your email address up to date

Photographs and video

Photographs may NOT be taken during classes or performance 

Photographs will be used for training purposes

The Starlets School of Performing Arts photographs will be used on line, in media and advertising  

DVDs of performances will always be on sale to the General public 

No photography is to be taken in any changing room. Except by pre agreement with our team of photographers/videographers ie. backstage footage. This will only be conducted with Principals prior knowledge and agreement. 

Equal opportunities 

The Starlets School of Performing Arts follows and adheres to an equal opportunity policy.

Payment
All payment should be up to date, variety of payment methods are available. I understand that my child may not be able to take part in classes or extra activities unless fees are up to date.

 

The Starlets School of Performing Arts reserves the right to add and amend the code of conduct. Any changes will be communicated.- 2019