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