1. Code of Conduct

2. Student and Parent Commitment 

3. Child Protection

4. Health and Safety

5. Your information




1. Code of Conduct


The Ballet Academy commitment to Students and Parents.


1.1. Integrity:

The Ballet Academy will act in all matters with the utmost integrity allowing students and their families to expect to be treated with honesty, consideration and respect.


1.2. Competence:

The Ballet Academy will operate within the limits of the teachers’ qualifications, experience and expertise. All classes will be planned to an appropriate level to facilitate the needs of the students providing feedback in a positive and encouraging way to aid development.


1.3. Professionalism:

The Ballet Academy will ensure safety is always paramount and the facilities used for practice are adequate to meet the needs of the students. 


2 Student and Parents commitment to The Ballet Academy


2.1. Respect for Others:

Students and Parents are requested to treat others as they would expect to be treated themselves. The Ballet Academy is a happy place for children and all members and their families are requested to invest in that.


2.2. Commitment:

Whilst it is appreciated that absence is sometimes unavoidable students and parents are asked to make every effort to attend and if it really is not possible, please send a courtesy email.


2.3. Appearance:

Students should arrive in the correct uniform for ballet. Please see the uniform page.

2.4. Safety:

The Ballet Academy has a Child Protection Policy and a Health and Safety Policy, parents are requested to be aware of these policies in the interest of serving the wellbeing of the children. Parents are asked to disclose any medical information, allergies or injuries that students may have on the registration form and to provide any amendments to this information if necessary. Parents are also asked to recognise that as with any physical activity there can be a risk of injury and therefore release The Ballet Academy and its teachers from any liability.


2.5. Interruptions:

Parents/carers are requested to bring their children ready to start the class on time. It is disruptive to the class when a child is late, and children benefit more and settle into the class when on time.


2.6. Photography and Filming:

Parents/carers are requested not to take any photographs or video of any of the children in The Ballet Academy classes unless consented to do so.



3. Child Protection


3.1 The Ballet Academy aims to provide a happy and safe environment where children can learn to dance. 


3.2 The Ballet Academy believes children have the right to be safe and secure and free from threat, regardless of gender, ethnicity, disability, or beliefs.


3.3 The Ballet Academy will act with integrity, treating children with respect, listening to their concerns and acting upon them.


3.4 The Ballet Academy Code of Conduct commitment to Students and Parents will ensure that students will receive professional tuition from a teacher within appropriate facilities following a safe practice.


3.5 The Ballet Academy will adhere to the following Rules and Guidelines with regards to Photography and Filming:

a. With permission, only images of children posted on will be identified by their first name only.

b. With permission, only images deemed suitable will be used.

c. Anyone with any concerns about images posted on the website/social media can speak to The Ballet Academy

d. The expectations for parents or spectators who wish to take photographs or film at an event are to avoid inappropriate or intrusive photography. Any child or parent who has concerns regarding inappropriate photography must report their concerns to The Ballet Academy who will act in the same manner as they would with any other child protection concern.



4. Health and Safety


The Ballet Academy is committed to the Health and Safety for everyone involved in the company.


4.1 The halls/studios that we hire from are responsible for the buildings maintenance, maintenance of safety appliances such as fire extinguishers, electrical safety, maintenance of toilet and kitchen areas, maintenance of heating systems and general cleaning of the facilities.


4.2 While the above responsibilities for risk assessments lie with halls/studios that we hire from,  anyone who has concerns about the safety of the building, or is aware of risk is to report it to The Ballet Academy who will then inform the relevant authority.


4.3 Fire exits are prominently displayed within all buildings that The Ballet Academy use and all teachers are aware of what action to take in the event of a fire.


4.4 In the case of a minor accident causing injury, the teacher will fill out an accident report form, for more serious injuries, dependant on the extent of an injury, professional medical assistance will be requested either by calling the emergency services (999). In all cases, parents or carers will be informed.



5. Your information


How Information about you will be used:


The Ballet Academy will keep your information on record and will add it to our student database. This will enable us to send you relevant information based on your enquiry and where required, book you into a class that you have enquired about. 


The Ballet Academy does not share or distribute your information to organisations outside of The Ballet Academy unless required to do so by law. 


You do not have to give any of the details asked for in the forms if you prefer not to, however, it will help us to provide the most relevant information if you do. 



Why are we asking you to accept these terms?

In light of new GDPR regulations, we need to be clear about how and why we collect data. The following agreement will allow you to do the following:


• Make bookings and payments so that The Ballet Academy can take and manage payment records.


• Stay connected so we can contact you with information about the classes you attend.




All The Balllet Academy teachers have public liability insurance.