Health & Safety Policy

Footlight Studios takes seriously their responsibility to ensure the safety of their students

  • Parents/Carers must complete a Registration Form when joining the school with clear information regarding emergency contacts and relevant medical history

  • A copy of primary and emergency contact numbers will be kept on class registers

  • It is the parents/carers responsibility to notify Footlight of any changes to their emergency contact details

  • In case of a fire emergency teachers have a clear understanding of procedures to follow

  • Footlight will undertake regular risk assessment regarding the premises used

  • Footlight will ensure staff have access to a fully equipped First Aid Box

  • In case of an accident or incident an accident report will be completed, and a copy given to parent/carer on collection

  • If required Footlight will contact the emergency services first, then the parent/carer of the student(s) involved via the given numbers on the class registers

  • Parents/Carers understand that dance is an active sport and injuries can happen. Footlight accepts no responsibility for injuries sustained via any other means than a teacher’s negligence

  • Pupils will be supervised during class time only. Parents/Carers must ensure the safety of their children in all other areas. Toilets corridors etc.

  • Students/Parents/Carers should inform the teacher of any special health considerations or injuries before participating in class

  • Parents/Carers must be responsible for ensuring your child’s punctuality

  • Dress code must be observed at all times, especially footwear for safe dance practice

  • Only indoor dance shoes should be worn inside the studio to protect the floor and for health and safety reasons

  • Shoes must be worn when using the toilets

  • Students should not wear any jewellery that may pose a risk to themselves or others (jewellery worn for religious or cultural reasons is acceptable)

Footlight are committed to reviewing policies and procedures annually.

This policy was created on 23rd March 2021


Covid-19 Update

As well as our usual Health & Safety policy, we have the following additional measure in place to ensure we are following government guidelines and keeping our students and team safe.

  • Students and staff will wear masks at all times (excluding water breaks)

  • Students and staff will be socially distanced to 1 metre + at all possible times

  • All touchpoints, e.g., ballet barres, light switches, door handles etc., will be wiped down regularly as well as between class changeovers

  • Windows will be kept open to encourage air flow and ventilation

  • Students must not come to class if they are experiencing any Covid symptoms

  • If you have been in contact with anyone with symptoms or a positive test please follow government guidelines

Footlight are committed to reviewing policies and procedures annually.

This policy was created on 10th April 2021


Payment Policy

Payment Policy

  • Lessons are invoiced once booked and must be paid by/on the invoice due date

  • Payment can be made by bank transfer or cash (information will be given on invoice)

  • Payment plans can be discussed on an individual basis if required*

  • All invoices will be sent via email

  • Receipts will be given for all payment either via email or in person and a copy kept by Footlight​

  • Classes cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances will not be refunded, they will instead be rescheduled 

Private class prices start at £25 per hour for one student plus £5 per additional student (maximum 4 students)


Classes run during term time, and there are three terms in our academic year. Classes will not run on bank holidays.

Footlight are committed to reviewing policies and procedures annually.

This policy was updated on 27th August 2021