Terms and Conditions

UNIFORM/COSTUMES

“Steppin Out” T shirt, plain black joggers/ leggings, plain black socks, plain black plimsolls ( fully closed) / black jazz shoes / black trainers ( no logos/ coloured laces on shoes).  Hoodies will be compulsory from January 2016.  Hair must be neatly tied back.

Step 4 must wear compulsory jazz shoes. No Jewellery is to be worn at any time.

FEES

Fees must be paid on the first day of  term  (or by 3 post- dated cheques, these will incur a £1 fee per cheque). For any cheques that are returned a £10 admin fee will apply.

For any late fees a £10 late payment fee will apply and can be added onto the total payment. 

Fees are reviewed annually in September.

If you are late picking up your child a £10 late payment fee will apply. If you are longer than 15 minutes we will charge for the whole hour. 

LEAVING  

If a student leaves before the end of term NO refunds will be given. 

Your Principal must be notified via e mail giving half a terms notice if a student wishes to leave. This must be acknowledged by the principal and if not, full fees will apply.

CLASSES AND PERFORMANCES

If a student is regularly disruptive or rude the school will issue a verbal warning .If this continues a written warning will follow, then exclusion from the school.

The principal has the right to suspend or permanently exclude a student at their discretion without refunding fees.

Costume and ticket fees will apply for shows. “Steppin Out” endeavours to keep these reasonably priced and affordable for parents. Costumes will then be the property of “Steppin Out”. 

Any child auditioning for any show, advert or talent show must seek permission from the principal.

PHOTOS AND PROPERTY

We may take promotional pictures and use these for press and promotional sources. If you do not want your child to be used in any promotional material or photos we must receive a written letter at the beginning of term

Our annual show will be professionally recorded. Personal cameras, phones and recording equipment will strictly be prohibited in the auditorium/performance space unless advised.

Any student using a mobile phone  during classes will receive a written warning. The phone will be confiscated and returned at the end of the session. Please do not bring any valuables to classes.

“Steppin Out” does not take responsibility for any lost items including uniform.

SIGN IN AND OUT

All students must be signed IN and OUT.  All children will be registered at the beginning of every lesson.

No child will be allowed to leave unless signed out.  Only Step 4 students can sign themselves in and out.

Our responsibility ends when the session ends. 

OUT OF OUR CONTROL

If a session has to be cancelled due to adverse weather conditions out of our control, no refunds will be given. 

In the event of staff absence we may need to put a replacement in place. All replacements  will be DBS security checked.

Any child wearing “Steppin Out” uniform is representing the school. Any inappropriate behaviour when wearing this can result in your child being excluded.