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Westland Dance Co.
Studio Policies

Parent Conduct:

Parents are expected to respect all Westland Dance Co. teachers, staff, dancers, Directors and other parents. Parents will not exhibit a negative attitude or an action that is intended to provoke hostility.

Parents are expected to supervise children when they are not attending class at Westland Dance Co.. Damages caused by unsupervised children will be the responsibility of the parent.

Parents are expected to be aware of studio activities including, but not limited to, parent watch days, recital, costume fittings, photo days, extra classes, competitions, and dates the school is closed.

Parents are expected to inform the Westland Dance Co. office of any email, phone or address changes.

 Student conduct:

 Students are expected to respect all Westland Dance Co. teachers, staff, parents, Directors and other students. Students will not exhibit a negative attitude or an action that is intended to provoke hostility.

Students are expected to arrive to class on time. If a student will be absent from a class, Westland Dance Co. must be made aware and a reason provided. When a student has missed two (2) classes, a warning will be issued to the student and parent. If a student misses two (2) classes after the warning has been given the Directors will be notified.

Westland Dance Co. reserves the right to terminate lessons in the event that repeated absences are affecting the class and it will be the decision of the Directors whether a refund will be issued. Westland Dance Co. reserves the right to pull a routine from competition if there has been attendance issues and the teachers feel the dancers are not prepared.

Students must wear the appropriate dancewear and shoes to class as provided in the Westland Dance Co. Required Dancewear and Footwear List. Failure to follow the dress code may result in a student being asked to sit out of class. Jeans and outdoor shoes are not permitted in the studios. Jewellery is not permitted, with the exception of small stud earrings. Long hair must be tied back.

Students will arrive to class prepared to learn. Cell phones will not be allowed during class time and no gum will be allowed in the classrooms. Only water will be allowed in the classrooms, no juice or pop is allowed.

Class Cancellation Policy:

Classes may be cancelled due to teacher illness, weather conditions, or any other reason the Directors sees as acceptable. If school buses have been cancelled the studio will be closed as well. Cancellations will be posted on the Westland Dance Co. Facebook page, Instagram page, as well as e-mailed out as soon as the information is received. Attempts will be made to contact student/parents to inform them of the cancellation. There will be no refunds or class rescheduling for any class cancellations.


Complaints can be made by any teacher, staff, dancer or parent. Complaints must be made in writing and submitted to the Directors. The Directors will review the complaint in a timely manner. The Directors may choose to handle the complaint however they see fit and does not have to disclose the results to the complainant.

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