POLICIES

Terms and Conditions of Boom Arts Academy Ltd : 

This agreement sets out the terms and conditions that will govern the relationship between us Boom Arts Academy Ltd and you, the Parent/Guardian. It is a legally binding agreement. These conditions are important to maintain standards and to ensure that all members gain the maximum benefit from their membership.

A terms notice must be given if your child does not return to any of our classes. 

 

Boom Arts Academy can not accept children who have not registered fully via our booking system Class4kids or registration form without a signing/ticking agreement to our terms and conditions.

 

All fees must be paid in full, in advance of each term. The company cannot guarantee a place in class for any students who have not paid in advance. The company reserves the right to operate a no refund policy. 

When free trials have taken place, payment of the remaining term fees must be paid in advance of the next class. Registration and consent forms must be completed in paper from or via class4kids booking system before the first session. 

Parents are responsible for ensuring the class teacher has up-to-date emergency contact details on file and on Class4kids booking system. At our venues, children must not be left unsupervised outside of the class sessions and must be collected promptly if they are not attending another class.

 We operate a no running policy at all of our venues. Dancers and parents are expected to wait outside while a previous ongoing class is in session. 

If a trial session is taking place, parents are allowed to stay for 10mins at the beginning to allow children to settle due to safeguarding. When viewing a class, conversations must be kept to an absolute minimum and mobile telephone conversations are not permitted. If parents wish to speak to a class teacher, this must be conducted via our enquiries team by emailing enquiriesboom@hotmail.com or when the school day or class is finished and no other classes are running. 

Dancers must arrive to class promptly and not miss the warm up of any session. All dancers must arrive dressed appropriately in  Boom Arts Academy Uniform, trainers, ballet shoes or tap shoes (no sandals or boots.) Students must come with plenty of water for the session and healthy lunch or snacks( no sweets, yogurts, nuts or fizzy drinks permitted.) 

Class choreography is the intellectual property of the class teacher and Boom Arts Academy Ltd and should not be used outside of company sessions and events without prior written consent from the company.
Clothing is to be ordered online. When dancers are scheduled to be involved in an event, clothing should be ordered in advance to ensure it is ready in good time. Clothing orders will not be made without payment in advance.
All further correspondence from Boom Arts Academy Ltd about classes and events will be sent via email. Parents and dancers are responsible for ensuring they read any information sent out upon booking via Class4kids. 

Payment information: 

Boom arts Academy Ltd are unable to reserve a place in class without payment. Payments can be made via credit/debit card/Paypal using our online booking system. All payments should be received in full in advance. Students attending the first session of the term will be liable for the full term’s fees. Our Saturday Academy classes and our weekly sessions are booked termly and require payment in advance via the online booking system.

 

Our Online or Private classes are booked separately over the telephone or via our enquiry form on our website, these can be paid for one class at a time via paypal.

 

Boom arts Academy Ltd operates a no refund policy.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Payment Rules : 

  • Fees are to be paid before the first week of term otherwise a 10% surcharge will be added, and your child will be refused attendance to classes until the full amount is paid. 

  • Instalments are only available where multiple classes are booked three or more. This must be agreed with the Finance department in advance, and must be paid on the dates specified otherwise a 10% surcharge will be added to the full outstanding amount. Your child may be refused attendance at classes until the full amount is paid. No further instalments will be offered. 

  • Payment in instalments will incur an additional fee of £5 to cover banking charges.   

  • All invoices will be sent by email as a pdf. If you have any issues opening any attachments or have not received your invoice before the first week of term, then please let Allison by emailing financeboom@hotmail.com.

  • Students collected more than 20 minutes late will incur a surcharge of £5 for each occasion. 

  • Exam or certificate costs and costumes are not included in the fees each term, and these will be communicated to you if applicable for your child.  

  • A terms notice is required for students wishing to leave. Students leaving mid-term will not be refunded for the remaining classes. Any unpaid instalments must still be paid. If a terms notice is not given an invoice for the term will still need to be completed due to our terms and conditions via booking system. 

 

Registration and Signing In and Out 

Registration is done via the parent/guardian before child attends class via: BoomArtsAcademy.com/bookings. Our online booking system is linked to our registration system, if we do not have your son/daughter on the registration list we have every right to remove from class due to health and safety.

 

Parents/Guardians must sign their children in at the beginning  and end of the session/day with reception and collect their children from the designated pick up point at the end of the session. Please be patient as your child’s safety is of paramount importance to us.

Boom Arts Academy Ltd and are responsible for children for the duration of the session booked. Boom Arts Academy cannot accept responsibility for children outside the designated hours of care. Unfortunately, we are unable to admit children before the session start time and after.

 

Parents wishing older children to walk home unaccompanied must inform the Manager/member of staff on duty and give a signed letter of permission if under 16 years of age. All sessions are drop off sessions. No parents or spectators are allowed into classes at any times other than to watch events and shows.

 

Classes start on time so please arrive a few minutes earlier ready for the start of your class time. Any continuous lateness may result in the loss of your child’s place.

Please be advised that parents should notify the team if your child needs to leave the session early for any reason or is not attending the sessions.

 

 

Class cancellations:

Boom Arts Academy Ltd will not accept liability for any teaching sessions which have to be cancelled for reasons beyond their control (such as Fire, Flood, Corona Virus, Extreme weather or Criminal activity). In these circumstances Boom Arts Academy Ltd will be under no obligation to provide compensation and any arrangements made as a goodwill gesture will be at Boom Arts Academy Ltd discretion.

 

Late collection

In the event of late collection, a penalty charge will be incurred at £5.00 per 20min and could result in the loss of your child’s place.

 

If the child is not collected within a reasonable amount of time and parents cannot be contacted, J Boom Arts Academy Ltd will take the child to the nearest police station or contact social services. In the case of an emergency, please call 07951992056 or email enquiriesboom@hotmail.com to notify us as soon as possible.

 

Please be advised that parents should notify the team if your child needs to leave the session early for any reason.

 

In the Event of Illness or Accident

If your child is sick (eg, diarrhoea, chicken pox, measles, vomiting, flu etc) they will not be permitted to take class and register as we have a responsibility to all children’s health and welfare.

 

Should a child become ill or is involved in an accident, parents will be contacted using the telephone numbers listed on the booking system and the nature of the illness/accident explained. The child must be collected so the parent can seek professional medical advice.

 

If immediate hospital treatment is required an ambulance will be called (e.g. broken limb, head/back injury) and parents will be notified.

 

In the event that the child should need emergency treatment and the parents cannot be contacted, Boom Arts Academy Ltd will act in loco parentis and authorise treatment.

 

It is the parent/guardian’s responsibility to keep Boom Arts Academy Ltd updated with changes of address and telephone numbers and to be contactable during the sessions.

Boom Arts Academy will not be held liable under any circumstances for Injury, accidents or deaths.

 

Behaviour

Boom Arts Academy Ltd recognises the importance of positive and effective behaviour management strategies in promoting children’s welfare, learning and enjoyment and the child’s confidence. In the event of misbehaviour, a teacher may, at any time, ask your child to leave a class if he/she is jeopardising the safety or enjoyment of others or their educational experience.

 

Bullying, harassment, abuse or other inappropriate behaviour by you, your child or guests is strictly forbidden and will result in expulsion and such other legal remedies as may be available.

 

You and your child must treat all Boom Arts Academy staff and teachers with respect and consideration. Boom Arts Academy Ltd will not tolerate rude, offensive or aggressive remarks and behaviour in any way. You must always make yourself and your child aware of the health and safety rules of the venue and comply with the rules.

 

Smoking is not permitted anywhere in our Academy premises

I’m afraid we are not able to accept students who are not toilet trained

 

 

Photos and videos

We reserve the right to use any individual or group photographs or movie shots of your child for press or promotional purposes, unless you as the parent have stated other wise when booking on Class4kids or filling out our registration form. 

 

 

Break time

Children attending Boom Arts Academy Ltd Saturday School should bring a healthy snack and a drink or packed lunch. On holiday workshops a snack or packed lunch should also be provided, we will state which is needed depending on the length of the workshop. Parents should label their child’s packed lunch so that they do not get mixed up. 

We would ask that you do not pack anything that contains nuts for the welfare of other children who may have allergies. No nuts, gum, yogurts, fizzy drinks or sweets allowed. 

 

 

Staff Changes

Boom arts Academy Ltd have the right to change their staff at any time, we pride ourselves on having the best teachers  from the industry and will seek to maintain this for the benefit for your child and us as an academy.

 

Uniform 

Students at Boom arts Academy Ltd are permitted to wear their uniform during class, exams,  events or show rehearsals. The uniform is the Boom arts Academy Academy T-shirts, hoodies and snapback hats (available online or in the academy reception) they should also wear black leggings or tracksuit bottoms and suitable footwear (no Ugg boots or sandals) 

 

For Ballet students should wear leotard, tights, ballet pumps, hair in a bun

Please label with your child’s name all of their clothes for the Academy

 

 

Personal Belongings

Boom arts Academy Ltd will not accept liability for damage or loss of property. We recommend that all property is labelled, and no personal belongings are brought in and left in the academ

Rules of Boom Arts Academy:

IT IS COMPULSORY THAT BOOM ARTS ACADEMY UNIFORM MUST BE WORN TO ALL CLASSES AND EVENTS, SHOW AND EXAMS

  • All children are to attend lessons in full uniform including appropriate footwear such as trainers or specific dance footwear (i.e. No Ugg boots or sandals or similar casual footwear). 

  • No jewellery is to be worn and hair is to be tied back for all dance classes, exams and performances due to health and safety of students and teachers. 

  • Please bring lunches, snacks and drinks. Hydration is essential so please bring plenty of water to keep hydrated, especially in warmer weather conditions.  NO FIZZY DRINKS

  • Please do not bring nuts or any snacks which include nuts or nut products due to possible allergies of other children. If in doubt, please do not bring. 

  • Teachers must be informed of any allergies and any medication carried. 

  • Please let teachers know of any medical or other needs which are important to health and safety and will enhance the dance experience for the students. 

  • If an Epi pen of inhaler is need, please bring to every class attended. Make sure such medical items are on hand should they be needed, and that the teacher of each class is aware of the need and that medication is on hand. 

  • If students miss more than 3 classes in a row, it could result in the student not taking part in any particular show or performance. 

  • If A student is late being picked up more than 20mins after the class has finished a £5 surcharge will be added to fees.

 

  • Boom Arts Academy does not tolerate bullying of any description by any student or other persons. Please be kind to one another and enjoy learning to dance

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