To finalise enrolment, parents/guardians must read and agree to the TTJBS Terms and Conditions. When submitting an online Registration Form, parents/guardians will need to indicate they have read and agree to the TTJBS Terms and Conditions.
Terms and Conditions cover the following:
Teacher Code of Conduct
Student Code of Behaviour
Student Withdrawal/Cancellation Policy
Uniform & Presentation Policy
RAD Exam Policy
Viewing Week / Open Day Policy
Student Photography/Video/Recording Policy
Students may not undertake dance training at another dance school in any dance style offered by the school, whilst enrolled at the TTJBS, unless for a holiday program or workshop. Please consult with the school if you would like to understand this policy further.
Students seeking to undertake dance training in other styles not offered by the Academy will notify the school before enrolling at another dance studio
Students are invited to participate in the Extension Program at the discretion of the director of the school Students are invited to participate in Competition groups and/or solos at the discretion of the director of the school
Parents must notify the Academy of any medical conditions that are important for the faculty to be made aware of
Classes have a maximum number of students to ensure the best quality learning environment. If/when this number is reached, a waiting list will begin for this class. Once added to this waiting list, you will be informed when a place becomes available for your student.
It is assumed that each student’s enrolment will continue from term to term. An email directed to management at least four weeks prior to commencement of the term is required if discontinuing classes. Failure to give the required notice will result in an invoice being issued for four weeks of the fees to cover this notice period
Term fees are non-refundable. If a student wishes to discontinue classes, 4 weeks notice in writing is required of intention to discontinue.
Students must have the correct class attire for their respective classes. Please speak to management if there is a problem with acquiring the uniform
It is recommended that students arrive dressed for ballet with a TTJBS tracksuit over your dance uniform. Please ensure that you wear something over your leotards when you leave the dance studio
Hair must be appropriately tied back for all classes. All ballet students must have their hair in a bun and fringes pinned back
For the colder days, please can all ballet students ensure you have a crossover wrap to match your grade leotard colour to wear during class. All vocational, contemporary and jazz students please wear the Energetiks merino wool fine knit round neck top over your leotard or jazz top during class
A second-hand uniform page is available on our website. Please ensure you remove your advertisement once items have been sold
Students in vocational levels must have their pointe shoes checked by their teacher before sewing on ribbons and elastics
Students who attend the minimum number of required weekly classes are eligible to take part in RAD exams held in August/September each year
Students who sign up to the examination process need to commit to the extra class rehearsals (generally scheduled in the week prior or post the April holidays and the weeks prior to the commencement of Term 3) and mock examination in preparation for the examination. Please check with the director before you book any holidays in this period. Non attendance of these classes and the mock examination will preclude you from the examination process.
The exams can be scheduled on any day of the week at any time between 9.00am and 6.00pm. Students may be required to be absent from academic schooling for a partial or full day. The TTJBS makes no decisions for timings of exams, these decisions are held by the Royal Academy of Dance
Examinations can be booked via a trybooking link which will be sent out before the booking opens. The Examination fee will cover all extra rehearsals, mock exams, a new leotard and tights/socks, Hair accessories, RAD entry fees and costs of studio hire and staff for the examination day.
The cost of new ballet shoes, character shoes and character skirts, pointe shoes and wrap skirts or half tutus (for vocational graded students) are not included in the examination fee
Students must arrive at their specified arrival time on exam day to ensure their hair can be styled and an appropriate warm-up is performed before examination commences
Private lessons will be available to book to assist students to achieve the best possible exam outcome
Students will be invited to perform in a troupe and/or solo competitions by the director.
Students involved in troupe dances must attend all scheduled classes and be diligent with self-practice. Students who are regularly absent, tardy and show little enthusiasm will be dismissed from the troupe
If a student is injured, please notify the director and please still attend and watch practice
If a student is ill, please notify the director and reasonable considerations will be made
Solos must be practised in private lessons within two weeks of a competition being held
Students and parents/guardians must be respectful to other competitors, schools and competition staff when attending competitions
Any costumes hired from the TTJBS must be treated with respect and care
Damage to costumes must be paid for
No eating or drinking anything other than water in costumes
Costumes sourced outside of the academy for solo dances must be checked with the director before purchasing to confirm suitability
All electronic recording devices must have their volume switched to mute or turned off during class
Electronic devices are not to be used in class unless instructed by the teacher
Students may not photograph, video or record audio in the facility without the teacher or other students permission
If permission has been given to record a class or dance for practice purposes, the recording has only been authorised for that purpose and must not be posted or passed on to others through social media channels
Images and/or videos of another student must not be posted by anyone on social media without the permission of the student(s) involved
Choreography, including solo and troupe dances, is owned by the teacher and must not be posted on any form of social media without permission from that teacher
During Viewing Week, parents/guardians may be allowed to video/photograph their child. Due to the nature of this, other students may be filmed or photographed in the process. If students, parents/guardians feel uncomfortable with this for reasons of privacy, they have the right to refuse filming/photography permissions and as such camera and recording work will not be permitted for that particular class. Please get in touch with the Director of the Academy before Viewing Week if you have concerns
Photography, video and audio recording is not permitted at any TTJBS concerts or competitions for reasons of copyright
Strictly no photography, video or audio recording in the facilities bathroom or changing rooms. This extends to competition and concert bathroom and changing room facilities
Photography and videography will be used in the facility for promotional purposes for our website and social media platforms. Parents/guardians who do not wish for images or videos of their child to be published on these platforms should contact the director of the TTJBS
A teacher may occasionally video or photograph students to assist with corrections as this is a valuable learning strategy. This is purely used as a learning technique to allow students to visually see their movements. If parents/guardians do not permit this, please contact the director