Emma Kate Dance Academy Covid-19 Policy

THIS DOCUMENT MAY BE UPDATED TO COINCIDE WITH GOVERNMENT GUIDELINES (LAST UPDATED 29/08/2020)

ARRIVAL

  •  Prompt drop off / pick up. Please do not arrive early for drop off or late for pick up. Only 1 adult to accompany the student.

  •  If parents / guardians need to enter the venue, it is requested by the academy and our venues that all adults wear a face covering.

  •  All classes at all venues will be operating on a one way system. Students must be dropped off at their usual entrance keeping 2 metres apart,  and picked up at the fire exit. Parents / guardians will be directed to the pick up points.

  •  On entering the hall, students must use the hand sanitiser provided.

  •  Students must put their coat, bag and clearly labelled water bottle in a hoop. Please only bring

         essential items.

  •  Students will then choose a socially distanced marker spot and sit on it.

DURING DANCE CLASS

  • If close contact is needed for injury, illness or showing younger students to the bathroom, teachers will wear a face covering.

  • Students must remain on/by their marker spot/hoop.

  • Teachers will remain in their marked off teaching zone.

  • It is not permitted to wait inside our Thornbury and Coalpit Heath venues. The cafe/bar is expected to be open at our Almondsbury venue.

  • Parents/guardians must be ready and prepared to collect their child from dance class at any time if they are unable to follow the required rules or if they become unwell.

DEPARTURE

  •   Students will wait in their designated hoop with their possessions, ready for pick-up.

  •   Parents/guardians will queue at the fire exit at 2 metre intervals. Teacher will call students in turn.

  •   Students must use hand sanitiser on exit.

  •   Equipment will be sanitised by the teacher before the next class.

 

PLEASE NOTE:

Emma Kate Dance Academy Covid-19 Policy

 

NO STUDENT OR TEACHER SHOULD ATTEND CLASS AT THE EMMA KATE DANCE ACADEMY IF THEY, OR ANYONE IN THEIR HOUSEHOLD ARE DISPLAYING SYMPTOMS OF COVID-19. ANYONE WHO DEVELOPS SYMPTOMS WHILE IN CLASS WILL BE SEPARATED FROM OTHERS AND SENT HOME ASAP.

The following are now recognised symptoms of Covid-19: https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/symptoms/

- a high temperature
- a new, continuous cough
- a loss of, or change to, your sense of smell or taste

What happens if a student or family member tests positive for Covid-19?

Should a student/family member display signs of Covid-19, we ask that you inform The Emma Kate Dance Academy immediately. If the test is positive, all students in the same class will be contacted and that specific class will be moved online for two weeks following.

Parents/guardians must have read and made sure their child understands the importance of these rules before they return to dance class with The Emma Kate Dance Academy.