Lucie Benson School Of Dance aim to provide the highest quality training in the Performing Arts to all of our students. We are committed to delivering the highest standard of service in a happy and safe environment.
All teachers, helpers and volunteers at Lucie Benson School Of Dance hold full, enhanced DBS Checks.
We require you to complete and sign a registration form on enrolment. The information on this form contains personal data. Lucie Benson School Of Dance will store your personal information securely in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation Act. Information will not be passed onto third parties and will be kept confidential, except where the law allows or requires, or where you have given your permission to do so.
If your child is taking an ISTD, LCM, or LAMDA exam then these boards will require your child’s name, DOB & ethnicity.
Please ensure all contact details are up to date.
Fees are paid termly and must be settled by the first day of each new term. Invoices will be emailed to you prior to the start of each term.
Payment can be made via bank transfer, cash or cheque (in a sealed envelope with your child’s name on the front). Cheques made payable to ‘Lucie Benson School Of Dance’
We offer a 10% discount from the total fee amount if your child attends three or more classes. Term fees are not refundable. Please ensure fees are kept up to date.
• Trial Class
Lucie Benson School Of Dance offers free trial classes to new pupils. If you wish to join, fees will be due after the trial class and you will be charged accordingly.
Correct uniform must be worn for each class. Hair must be in a classical bun for all classes. Uniform is available to purchase directly through Lucie Benson School Of Dance. No jewellery to be worn in classes for safety reasons.
All uniform items are to be named please.
• Physical Contact
During classes at Lucie Benson School Of Dance it may be necessary for teachers to use physical contact in order to give effective correction and instruction. This is always conducted with the upmost care and professionalism.
• Videos and Photographs
Photographs and video footage containing your child maybe used for our website, press, marketing, promotional purposes, social media pages or as a learning tool. By agreeing to our terms and conditions and signing our registration form, you understand that you are consenting for your child to be part of this.
If your child cannot attend a class, you are kindly asked to inform us before the class is due to begin. Please ensure that your child arrives in good time and in the correct uniform and footwear.
We ask that you let us know of any changes in drop off/pick up arrangements, medical conditions or any other condition/circumstances that may affect your child’s wellbeing.
• Personal Property
Lucie Benson School Of Dance cannot accept responsibility for any loss or damage to personal property. We have a lost property box where any items found will be stored. Please do not bring any valuables to dancing.
Lucie Benson School Of Dance enters students for ISTD dance exams, LAMDA exams and LCM Singing exams. Students will only be entered once the teacher decides that they are ready and have reached the required standard to pass. Children develop at differing rates and therefore parents will be notified when and if their child is considered for entry. Students being entered will be required to attend extra practice classes nearer the time of the exam. For some children, taking exams is not beneficial.
Lucie Benson School Of Dance has the right to withdraw any student from an examination. Exam fees must be paid by the date given on the invoice.
• Our Commitment To Equal Opportunities
Lucie Benson School of Dance promotes equal opportunities for all. We aim to create an environment where students, staff and visitors are treated fairly, irrespective of race, disability, gender, age, religion and belief, culture, background, language or experience.
We have a zero tolerance to bullying and any incident of bullying will be taken extremely seriously. At Lucie Benson we are committed to providing a caring, friendly and safe environment for all of our pupils so they can learn in a relaxed and secure atmosphere. Bullying of any kind is totally unacceptable and not tolerated at our school.
• Changes to Terms and Conditions
Lucie Benson School Of Dance reserves the right to update these T&Cs at any time. We will notify you of any changes through regular channels of communication.
By enrolling your child for a class and completing the registration form you agree to Lucie Benson School of Dance Terms and Conditions.