Terms & Conditions

We are a long established dance school which follows the RAD, ISTD & IDTA genres and encourages the love of dance, friendship, loyalty and discipline. We hope through dance and our school we will give your child the confidence to see them through life’s challenges, whether they take up a dance orientated career or not.
When you join The Joyce Butler School of Dance we expect you to be aware of, and have accepted our Terms and Conditions listed below:-

PAYMENT OF FEES

  • Fees must be paid regardless of class attendance.
  • Options of paying fees are, weekly, monthly or ½ termly.
  • If not paying weekly, fees should be paid by the 3rd week of the ½ term (notice on the school notice board advises date)
  • If no fees have been paid by the given date then an administration charge of £6.00 will be included within your charge.
  • Refunds will only be given if we cancel a class.
  • Fees are not waived in respect of family holidays, school trips, school exams or short term sickness.
  • To retain your place in the school ½ fees are to be paid in respect of Long Term Sickness (4 weeks or more).
  • If paying for a ½ term a receipt will given for cash payments only.
  • Please make cheques payable to J.B. Dance Association and put your child’s name on the back if it is different to the signature’s name.
  • Any cheques returned unpaid will incur a £7.50 handling charge.

RESPONSIBILITY OF PARENT OR GUARDIAN

  • It is the responsibility of the Parent or Guardian to ensure we have the correct details for you and your child and keep us updated of any personal changes or health conditions.
  • It is the responsibility of the Parent or Guardian to regularly read the school notice board, school emails and school web site in order to be fully aware of school dates and all forthcoming events.
  • Joyce Butler School of Dance hire the premises from a Third Party, therefore all our Staff, Parents, Guardians and Pupils must abide by the Code of Conduct as set out by those third parties.
  • We are only responsible for students while they are in their dance class, and children are not supervised whilst they are outside that class. Please remember your child is your responsibility when they are not dancing.

GENERAL MATTERS

  • Mobile phones must be switched off during class and left on the secretary’s or teacher’s table, not the window sill.
  • The Joyce Butler School does not accept liability for loss or damage to any personal property of the students.
  • Jewellery of any nature, including friendships and loom bands must not be worn during class.
  • Correct uniform must be worn at all times, including correct dance shoes.
  • Hair must be tied back and worn off the face in a bun.
  • Male young teenagers and adults are not allowed in the changing room.
  • We ask you are considerate to the neighbours when parking your car and picking up students.
  • Unless previously advised by the parent we will assume photos taken at the school show by our official photographer can be used on our web site.
  • Photos are not to be taken in class unless given permission by the teacher in charge.

Joyce Butler School of Dance