Terms of Training

 
DSTW Sequin Wall.jpg

To enter a contract with Dancebox Juniors, you must be over the age of 18 years.  If you are under 18, you will need a parent/guardian to book for you and/or confirm your booking.

When purchasing a contract, you agree that you are responsible for reading the full-service listing before making a commitment to buy it and you enter a legally binding contract to purchase a lesson when you commit to buy a service and you complete the check-out payment process.

The prices we charge for using our services are listed on the website. We reserve the right to change our prices for services displayed at any time, and to correct pricing errors that may inadvertently occur. 

​​​

We may, without prior notice, change services; stop providing services or any features of the services we offer; or create limits for the services. We may permanently or temporarily terminate or suspend access to the services without notice and liability for any reason, or for no reason.

We reserve the right to modify these terms from time to time at our sole discretion. Therefore, you should review this page periodically. When we change the Terms in a material manner, we will notify you that material changes have been made to the Terms. Your continued use of the Website or our service after any such change constitutes your acceptance of the new Terms. If you do not agree to any of these terms or any future version of the Terms, do not use or access (or continue to access) the website or the service.

You agree to receive from time-to-time promotional messages and materials from us, by mail, email or any other contact form you may provide us with (including your phone number for calls or text messages). If you don't want to receive such promotional materials or notices – please just notify us at any time. 

 

For clarification on any term contact the studio on admin@danceboxstudios.co.uk

Group Class Contracts

  • Classes take place during a school term – view term dates here www.danceboxjuniorschool.co.uk/timetable

  • Payment is made via a credit/debit card and fees deducted on the 1st of each month, regardless of school holidays. A £10 late payment fee will be levied to your account if payment is still outstanding by the 15th of a month.

  • Contracts are rolling, year on year contracts NOT monthly or termly contracts.

  • One full calendar months’ notice is required when cancelling contract/s and the final payment due in that notice period. You can access the cancellation form here: www.danceboxjuniorschool.co.uk/cancellation

  • No refunds will be made for classes missed, regardless of reason.

  • In July each year we will advise, by email.  the class your child will attend in September. If the new time does not suit, let us know by the end of July and you can cancel your contract with no notice period requirements. If you do not inform us by the end of July, our 1-month notice period applies.

Private Class Contracts

  • Private classes are booked in 10 lesson blocks.

  • Notice to postpone a class must be made at least 24 hours prior to the lesson. If 24 hours’ notice is not given, the fee for the lesson will be charged in full.  This also includes non-attendance due to illness.  If you are late to a lesson the lesson will still be charged in full and will finish at the scheduled time.

Class Arrival/Collection

  • Arrival: We reserve the right to remove a student from a class or a performance if they arrive 10 minutes after the scheduled start time.

  • Collection:  A late collection fee of £12.50, per 30 minutes or part thereof, will be billed to your card if a student is collected late.

Refund Policy

  • If we cancel a workshop a full refund of the workshop value will give a full refund.

  • If a parent cancels, we will give 100% refund IF cancellation is received 31 days before to the start date, 50% refund if cancelled 7 and 30 days before to the start date and 0% refund if cancelled 0-6 days before to the start date.

Medical & Health

  • If your child does not exercise regularly, you should consult your GP before participation.  As with any performing arts-based tuition, there is the risk of injury whilst participating in class.

  • Dancebox Juniors do not medically evaluate if any child is fit to receive instruction.  The Parent/Guardian agrees to independently seek such medical advice.

  • By agreeing to these Terms & Conditions you confirm that your child has no health problems including cardiac irregularities; spinal, bone, joint, tendon or ligament injuries; spells of dizziness; asthma or other breathing difficulties; diabetes; epilepsy or any allergy which may affect your participation in classes at the studio.

  • In consideration of being allowed to participate in the activities and programs of we provide, you hereby waive, release, and forever discharge Dancebox Juniors from any and all responsibility or liability for injuries or damages resulting from your child’s participation in any activities or your use of equipment or facilities in the above-mentioned activities.

  • It is the client's sole responsibility to notify the studio before attending any session of any circumstances affecting their child’s health which may be exacerbated through continued use of the studio and/or which may have arisen or worsened since their last session at the studio.

Safety, Hygiene & Personal Grooming

  • In the interests of safety and hygiene, no crockery, glass, or food stuffs are permitted in the studio.

  • Only closed containers of water are permitted in the studio.

  • No pets are permitted in the studio building.

  • Fire exits, which are clearly marked, are there in the interests of safety and must not be interfered with for any reason. In the event of a fire, clients are asked to make their way to the nearest available exit.

  • Smoking is forbidden in the studio.

  • Students are expected to wear Dancebox uniform in all classes.

  • Hair must be worn in a bun for ballet (girls) and swept back off the face for all other subjects.

Uniform Policy

  • All uniform must be purchased from our online store and is compulsory for all classes.

  • Items may only be returned for resizing/refund if unworn, unmarked, and returned in ALL the original packaging.  

  • When fitting dance shoes, please walk on a carpet - we do not accept any shoe back into stock with a mark or scuff on the sole.

  • To start the returns process email reception@danceboxstudios.co.uk to explain the issue and correct size needed. ​

Productions

  • Any production fee levied is non-refundable regardless of situation for cancelling as the fee covers costs which are incurred at point of production inception

  • Costumes are ordered for the performer -should you leave Dancebox before the costume is issued, the costume will be withheld by Dancebox and issued AFTER the production.

  • By performing in a Dancebox show you grant permission for the display, distribution, publication, transmission or otherwise of any photographs/video footage taken of their child for use in material that includes but may not be limited to print, digital images, or social media.

  • Attendance to all classes in the terms run up to a production are compulsory - we reserve the right to withdraw students from the show with no refund if we feel poor attendance will affect the group’s performance.,

Photography / Film

  • Dancebox may photograph or film classes for advertising and publicity material. By joining Dancebox the Parent/Guardian of the student grants permission for the display, distribution, publication, transmission or otherwise of any photographs/video footage taken of their child for use in material that includes but may not be limited to print, digital images, or social media. 

Safe Touch Policy

  • The Parent/Guardian understands and agrees that during class, some physical contact may be necessary between the instructor and their child. 

  • Physical instruction, which involves safe touch, is an essential tool for effective teaching and learning i.e., awareness of correct muscle usage, good posture, correct line and breathing techniques. 

  • Instructors will always work in an open environment avoiding private unobserved situations. Any intention behind physical contact will be professional and unambiguous. Any physical contact during class will be firm, direct, and necessary.

Personal Belongings

  • Dancebox does not accept responsibility for any items lost or stolen whilst on the premises. We strongly recommend all personal belongings, coats, shoes, uniform etc. clearly shows the student’s name. 

  • All unnamed and/or unclaimed items will be donated to a charity at the end of each term.