Terms & Conditions

Fees and Cancellations

Fees are charged on a half-termly basis and are non refundable.

Fees are due by the end of the first week of the term and can be paid by BACS or cash. Any late payment may be subject to surcharge. DDA cannot guarantee your child's place unless fees are paid in full.

Refunds will not be given for classes missed by the student. If possible, DDA will attempt to arrange that the pupil can attend another class but this cannot be guaranteed. 

If a DDA teacher is unable to take a scheduled class, the class will be rearranged where possible. If this is not possible, any pre-paid fees for that class will be refunded in full. 

DDA will not be held responsible for classes cancelled due to extreme circumstances, in this case, classes will be rearranged where possible. 

Students wishing to discontinue their classes at DDA must give 3 weeks written notice.

DDA offers a 10% discount for siblings attending at the same time.

Students taking 2 classes at DDA will receive 10% off the lowest set of fees.

Students taking 3 classes at DDA will receive 10% off their entire invoice.

No Joining Fee. 

Photography & safeguarding

DDA may wish to take photographs and videos of students for promotional purposes. Please alert the principal if you would not like your child to be included in this.

Dancing is a physical skill and in order to facilitate the students' learning, the teacher may use physical touch to guide a movement. This will always be in a professional manner and the intention of the contact will be made clear. 

Please refer to our safeguarding policy for full terms. 

Data Collection 

The Principal should be notified of any change in contact details. 

DDA may wish to use data to notify parents/guardians of upcoming events, changes in terms or important information. If you would not like to be contacted by phone or email please notify the principal. 



DDA will not be held responsible for any items lost or stolen. Any items found will be kept in a lost property box with the principal. If these items are not claimed after a reasonable length of time, these items will be disposed of. 

House Rules 

Students must be dropped off and picked up from directly outside the studio door, students will not be dismissed unless passed directly to a parent/guardian. Please inform the principal as to who is collecting your child.

Please ensure your child is wearing appropriate foot-ware/clothing for the specific class. i.e. ballet shoes , tap shoes etc.

DDA is a snack-free school so please ensure students come to class with a drink only. In special circumstances regarding this, please contact the principal.

Shows are not compulsory but are advised.

Queries & complaints

All queries and complaints must be directed to the principal only.