Terms and conditions:

  1. Fees

Fees are to be paid via direct debit or standing order. If fees are late, there will be a £5 per week late fee.

Training/PDS School:

Training School fees are due all year around. There is an option to divide the fees and pay weekly, monthly, quarterly or yearly.

Drop-in Classes:

All of our drop-in classes are pay as you go drop in classes. If you do not attend you do not pay.

Additional classes:

Streetdance Academies, TOTs and additional classes are paid all year around except for August. The months of December and April are half price due to holidays.Bottom of Form

 

  1. Cancelled Lessons

If the teacher is unavailable to give any scheduled lesson, and a supply teacher cannot be arranged, the lesson will be carried forward to another date. If this is not possible, any fee already paid will be refunded. There will be no reduction in fees for lessons missed by the pupil.

 

  1. Notice to Leave

One month’s notice is required to leave. Failure to do so will result in a months fees being charged.

 

  1. Attendance

 The Aim Sky High Company expect every parent/guardian to support their child’s dance schedule wholeheartedly. If a student will be absent the relevant teacher should be contacted. Inconsistent attendance may cause a student to be pulled from a show, exam, competition or event, regardless if payment has been made.

 

  1. Uniform

Uniform is required for all classes, no exceptions.

 

  1. Lost Property

The Aim Sky High Company does not take any responsibility for lost property. Anything in lost property will be given to a charity shop at the end of every half term.

 

  1. Photography and Film

Occasionally we may take photographs or film participants at The Aim Sky High Company for educational purposes. This could include displaying the images on project boards or in school newsletters. We may also take class or individual photographs for historical records.

The images that we take of our participants may also be used to promote the school and could be published on leaflets, in our prospectus or on our website. We will not use your child’s photograph in this way, without informing you first and obtaining your permission.

There are times when The Aim Sky High Company is visited by the media who will take photographs or film high-profile events. Pupils will often appear in these images, which may be published in local or national newspapers or used on televised programmes.

Our promise

  • We will not use your child’s image for any purpose if it would prejudice the interests of your child.
  • We will only use images of pupils who are suitably dressed in uniform or costume
  • We will only use the minimum amount of personal information about your child in any publication, such as first name, school name and possibly age, and will never reveal full names (unless appropriate), personal email addresses, home telephone numbers or home addresses.
  • We will keep your child’s images and personal information secure
  • We will not use your child’s image for any reason other than those stated, unless we have a legal obligation or power, or have received consent from you.
  • If you have any concerns about your child being photographed whist at The Aim Sky High Company, or if you have any queries about how these photographs may be used, please contact info@theashcompany.com

 

  1. Food and drink

It is absolutely vital that all children attending classes that have a break are sent with the appropriate amount of food and drink. In order to maintain a healthy lifestyle and good concentration in dance, only water or cordial are allowed. Any products with in will be confiscated to be sensitive to those with nut allergies.

Suggested snacks include:

  • Fresh Fruit
  • Dried Fruit
  • Vegetables
  • Hummus
  • Rice Cakes
  • Crisps
  • Popcorn
  • Yogurt

 

  1. Competitions, shows and exams

All children are required to remain flexible and free a minimum of 4 weeks prior to any competition, shows and exams. Do not make any plans the week of the event should be totally clear.

 

  1. Mobile Phones

Mobile phones are not allowed in class. The Aim Sky High Company will not take any responsibility for any phones, tablets or electrical devices that are lost, stolen or damaged. Should you need to get in contact with a pupil call the office landline number on 0161 637 9330. Should that prove unsuccessful, message or call the teachers mobile phones

 

  1. Social Media

Should a staff member find out that a child has been engaging in any form of negative behaviour on social media such as bullying, inappropriate content posted, inappropriate content searches etc, a child maybe asked to leave the dance school.

 

  1. Annual Shows

In the 6 weeks on the run up to the annual show, if a student misses a rehearsal regardless of any reason, they will be removed from the sections rehearsed that day.

 

  1. Extra Rehearsals

Extra rehearsals will always be charged at a minimum of £2 per hour and upwards, dependent on the size of the group.

 

  1. Workshops

If you agree to your child participating in a workshop and are unable to attend due to any circumstance, the money is still payable and no refunds will be given.

 

  1. Communication

All communication will be sent via email and whatsapp groups. Do not contact any staff members on Sundays (unless rehearsals are on), after 8pm on weekdays, 6pm on Saturdays on personal phones. Please email any enquiries during non-contact hours.