Policies

Please also refer to our FAQ.

You will find our Fees and Forms on our Fees&Forms page.

QDC reserves the right to update policies as needed, at any time.

Dress Code

Please note that uniform is required for all ballet grades as well as for Toddlers & Creative Dancers. Parents should note: you will only need to buy new items as a student moves to the next level or grows out of them.

To be eligible to attend classes and to dance, all students are required to be correctly attired in accordance with the QDC policies.

 Most items are available for sale in our shop.

Leotard colours referenced below are shown here:

Toddlers & Creative Dance
Girls
Leotard with our school logo and skirt; they may wear pink ballet shoes
Boys
Black or navy shorts, white T-shirt
Ballet: Pre-Primary & Primary
Girls
Leotard with our school logo. Socks or tights, pink ballet shoes with elastic. Hair should be neat and off the face.
Boys
White T-shirt and black or navy bike pants or shorts. White socks and ballet shoes.
Ballet: Grade 1 & Upward

when a student moves to the next level their leotard and belt will change to a different color.

Girls
Leotard in the Class colour with the QDC logo, ballet tights, pink ballet shoes with elastic. Hair should be neat and off the face. Grade 1 to 5 also need a black character skirt and shoes.
Boys
White T-Shirt or boys leotard, black or navy stirrup tights, white socks and ballet shoes.
Jazz, Tap & Musical Theatre

The same T-shirt is used for all the classes; all grade levels will use the same shoes and the student won't need to replace them if they are in good condition and still fit correctly.

Girls & Boys
QDC Shirt, own black stretch pants (no jeans) or jazz pants, ballet or jazz shoes. For tap, students may wear bike shorts with 3/4-length or full-length leggins.

School Policies

Pickup and Dropoff
Lateness
Attendance
Observation

We desire to receive students undivided attention so that we can offer the best possible class and so that the students will get the most out of their time. To this end:

Cleanliness and Tidiness
Health and Safety
Toilet/Shower/Changing Rooms
Touching
Behaviour
Grievances

Privacy Policies

PRIVACY

The privacy of your personal information is very important to QDC. We will not sell, rent or trade your personal information to any third party. We will take special care to protect the privacy and security of your information. This policy explains our information practices and the way that QDC collects and uses your information. This Privacy Policy covers any information you might provide to us offline and via any online QDC asset.

HOW DOES QDC COLLECT AND USE MY INFORMATION?

When you register for classes at QDC, we collect contact information such as guardian names, addresses, phone numbers, emergency contacts, e-mail address and student information such as student names, birthdays, medical conditions, and your comments. This information is needed to manage studio business and will not be used or sold for any other purpose, except as described below. Optional information is requested to help us better understand our customers and is used only as needed for studio business. This information will not be used or sold for any other purposes, except as described below.

WHO HAS ACCESS TO MY INFORMATION?

QDC will access your personal information and/or share it with third parties only for the following purposes: (i) as needed for studio business; (ii) if required to do so by law or to comply with legal process; or (iii) to protect the rights, property, or personal safety of the public.

If you have any questions about our Privacy Policy or if you wish to update or remove any of your personal information, please contact the office.

Links to Other Websites

Our Web sites will link to other Web sites and services from time to time. QDC will always attempt to associate with only the most trustworthy partners who share our high standards regarding privacy. Nevertheless, we are not responsible for the content of and privacy practices of any other companies or Web sites.

Photography/Video/Recording

Performance Policies

Performance/Competition
Concert

QDC produces a concert at least every two years. All students are required to take part in the concert.

Discipline Policy

At QDC, we consider that discipline and respect are the foundations on which a great dancer is constructed and we place a great deal of importance on both values.

QDC recognises that not every student is ready/able to dance and that not every student is ready/able to accept classroom discipline, good habits and compliance with rules of conduct. This is particularly true for our younger students.

To ensure a happy, healthy, professional environment for all concerned, we require our students to have respect for other students, the teachers and staff, and QDC studio property.

Children who exhibit unacceptable behaviour or attitudes are told what is wrong and directed to a positive alternative approach or behaviour.

If a child strikes another child, the two will be respectfully separated and each will be asked to explain what happened. They will then be asked to help solve the problem, talk to each other, and reconcile with one another.

Children who are disruptive will be advised to stop the behaviour. If the behaviour is repeated, they will be reminded of it and told how it affects others. If the disruption continues, the children involved will be asked to sit down for a short period of time (usually three to five minutes) before re-joining the class activities.

If a child's misbehaviour continues to disrupt the class, then—at the teacher's absolute discretion—the child may be removed from the class. Following this action the appropriate guardian will be contacted to immediately collect the child. There will be no refund in such a situation.

Termination of Enrolment

QDC reserves the right to refuse all further entry to a child who is repeatedly disruptive.

When it is in the best interest of one or more students or for QDC as a whole, it may be determined to be necessary for QDC to terminate a given student’s enrolment. All reasonable efforts will be made to correct a problematic situation before terminating enrolment. Reasons for termination of enrolment include (but are not limited to) the following:

If an enrollment is terminated, QDC reserves the right to retain any payments already presented to it. However, QDC may—at QDC's absolute discretion—arrange a suitable Pro Rata refund.

QDC will seek to recover the full cost of any damages attributable to a student.

Liabilities

Limit of Liability

QDC do not exclude or limit:

  1. The application of any provision of any statute (including the Trade Practices Act 1974) where to do so would contravene that statute or cause any part of this clause to be void;
  2. All care will be taken by the Centre, but no responsibility for injury or loss to person or property howsoever caused and without limiting the generality of the aforegoing damage or injury resulting from or caused by any negligence of the principal, instructors or other employees of the said "Queensland Dance Centre."

Other Policies

Restricted Areas
Communications