Mrs. C. A. Hurry. ARAD, AIDTA, RAD RTS. Cert. Progressing Ballet Technique.
Mrs. Rachel Gillies. AISTD.
Mrs. Charlotte Gillespie. BA (Hons) Ballet Ed., ARAD, AIDTA, LRAD, RAD RTS. RAD Examiner.
Mrs. Grace Hurry. BA (Hons) Dance Ed., ARAD, AIDTA, PDTD, RAD RTS.
Miss Paris Nield. RAD post graduate student teacher.
Please be aware that dance is a physical art form and some physical contact may be necessary to explain body movement and avoid injury. All members of staff have enhanced CRB checks and are trained in first aid.
St.Ouen's School of Dancing
Child Protection Policy.
The safety of children is paramount, and all, without exception, have the right to protection from abuse. All suspicions and allegations of abuse will be taken seriously and responded to swiftly and appropriately. All staff and volunteers at the school have a responsibility to report concerns.
1.PURPOSE AND FUNCTION OF ORGANISTAION
To provide dance classes and training to children and young adults.
2.THE SCHOOL ENVIRONMENT
School staff and volunteers will use their best endeavours in co-operation with parents and other responsible adults, to ensure a safe and secure environment at all times.
3.THOSE TO WHOM THE POLICY APPLIES
The policy applies to children under the age of 18 years.
All teachers / guest teachers are selected subject to interviews / or recommendation as being suitably qualified to teach dance to children and young people. Staff will have Enhanced Criminal Record Disclosures and First Aid Training.
5.PREPARATION FOR ATTENDANCE AT THE SCHOOL
A copy of this policy will be displayed on the notice boards at both premises used for teaching purposes and included in the school information packs for new pupils. It will also be able to be downloaded from the school website. From September 2012, parents of new pupils will be required to sign a clause on their Registration Form confirming they have read, understood and accept their responsibility within the policy. Parents, guardians/carers must ensure that young people under the age of 18 are accompanied and supervised at all times when not in dance class or rehearsal.
6.CHANGING AREA AND RECEPTION AREA
Changing, toilets and reception areas are unsupervised and parents/guardians/carers should be mindful of their responsibilities under point 5 above.
7.PHOTOGRAPHS, VIDEO RECORDINGS AND PRESS PHOTOGRAPHY
From time to time photographs or video recordings may be made by school staff or appointed
professionals for use in archive or in material used in promotion of the school. If any parent/guardian/carer objects to their child appearing in such material, it is their responsibility to ensure their child is not included in the photograph or video.
8.LEGISLATION AND GUIDANCE THAT SUPPORT THIS POLICY:
The Children Act 1989: The police Act 1997: The protection of Children Act 1999: The Criminal
Justice and Court Services Act 2000: Children’s Act 2004.
Any concerns relating to Child Protection issues should be addressed to the school principal, Mrs. Carol Hurry on 07797725707 or by post to St.Ouen’s School of Dancing, La Retraite, La Rue Freule, St.Ouen, Jersey, C.I. JE3 2ED marked confidential.