Legal Stuff


Disclosure Scotland is currently a service provided by Scottish Ministers to manage and operate the Disclosure service in Scotland as provided for in Part V of the Police Act 1997. From October 2007, Disclosure Scotland will form part of a (shadow) Scottish Government agency which will plan then manage and operate the new vetting and barring service as provided for in the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007.

Terms and conditions...

  • All fees are payable monthly in advance on the first Thursday (West End school) first Monday (Bearsden school) of each month. Payment will secure your child's place in particular lesson/lessons. Fees are non-refundable in the event of absence. Exceptional circumstances will only be considered at the Principal’s discretion.
  • Payment is accepted by cash or cheque. All cheques should be made payable to Destination Dance. The students name, cheque guarantee card number, and expiry date must be written on the reverse of all cheques.
  • Payments must be made by the specified date, First Thursday of each month.
  • If a cheque is returned by the bank unpaid for whatever reason, replacement payment must be made in cash and include any resultant bank charges.
  • Should a student wish to discontinue a class then 1 month written notice is required. Fees are payable within this period. A commitment to attend all relevant lessons is expected.
  • Parents or guardians are requested arrive promptly at the start & end of each lesson it is not permitted for them to remain in the dance studio.
    •   Uniform and Appearance

      • For the first few lessons, casual, comfortable clothes and bare feet are acceptable. Students are expected to wear proper dance attire for each class within a month. Please speak to Ian West or Rowan MacGregor for more information.
        •   Legal and Emergencies

          • In the event of an evacuation of the building, students in the studio will be immediately escorted out of the building via the nearest fire exit and a register taken, Any parents/guardians in the building or students not in class should also leave the building as quickly as possible.
          • Ian West holds certificates in First Aid in the Workplace and Emergency Life Support. Afully equipped first aid kit is held at the school.
          • Destination dance teachers will from time to time have to work with students on a one to one basis.
          • Destination Dance is only responsible for pupils while they are in the studio. Children cannot be supervised whilst they are outside the studio. All children are to be with a responsible adult whist waiting to enter or leave the studio.
          • In the interest of safety, it will be necessary for some physical contact to occur during certain lessons.
          • The principal and other teachers and assistants have been vetted by Disclosure Scotland (police checks).
          • Destination Dance holds full liability insurance.
          • All personal information regarding students is kept confidential.
            •   Miscellaneous

              • It is important that all pupils complete and return their disclaimer so that Destination Dance has contact details along with any information relating to medical needs. Destination Dance needs to be informed of any changes.
              • If pupils need to change before or after lessons they must use the changing facilities, Changing must not take place anywhere other than the changing rooms at any time.
              • Bad and abusive behaviour is unacceptable in class. Students causing disruption may be verbally disciplined.
              • Photographs of the students are occasionally taken by the principal in class for publicity purposes; e.g. website, internal displays etc. If any parents/guardians would prefer their child NOT to be included in the photos they should inform the principal.

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