Term 1: Mon Feb 1 -Thurs Apr 1
Bring a friend week: Feb 1 to Feb 8
Public Holiday: Sat Mar 6 Mon Mar 8
We are excited to be returning to our usual schedule at all venues. Doors are open at Alphington Primary School, Saint Anthony's School and 7 Adams St. Please ensure you have signed up online via the dancestudio-pro website prior to the start of term. How lovely to reunite! Talent group will be busy preparing performances for early competitions and other groups will wait with bated breath to hear whether performances for school fairs will go ahead.
Bring a friend week
Learning is more fun with friends! We will kick off week 1 with “Bring a friend week” to help strengthen our return. Please ask your friend to sign up for their free trial class online.
APS junior classes will continue on the APS campus but senior groups will be walked over to Adams st during renovations.
The 3.30pm collection service will continue for APS students, walking them from APS a few doors up to 7 Adams St.
Is there a class you would like scheduled?
Please let me know if you and 5 friends would like a class of your choice at a particular time and we will do our best to accommodate.
For everybody’s safety, there will be strict hygiene and distancing procedures in place for all venues. Please see below for Adams St Policy. School protocol will be followed at APS.
Covid 19 procedures
Protecting your safety
7 Adams St Covid 19 Policy and procedures
BEFORE AND AFTER CLASS
Parents drop off and collect students at front door and avoid entering themselves. Please arrive at the correct start and end time where there are consecutive classes as students will not be permitted in until the break between lessons. Students coming straight from school may arrive between 3:30pm and 4pm.
New students or preschool students may bring 1 parent to watch from a safe distance. Parents must socially distance from other adults and children.
Students should bring their own water bottle, yoga mat, and any equipment necessary in a bag. All items must be well named. Items left behind will be disposed of at the end of the day.
Bags and possessions should be placed on the markers. Students sit on markers while waiting for class to begin.
Students are temp tested and then sanitise their hands upon entering the hall.
Students must not attend with any signs of cold or flu. Children found to be unwell will be sat a safe distance from others until they can be collected.
The timetable will reflect breaks for one class to leave and another to arrive.
High touch areas such as door handles and barres will be sanitised regularly.
Only one bathroom will be open. It will be equipped with soap and paper towel. Please try to toilet at home before leaving for class.
After school students at 7 Adams St will change in the main hall not bathrooms. Currently all these students are female with female teachers. Parents must not enter the hall.
Young children should wear street clothes over their dance wear that are easy to change in and out of themselves (such as gumboots, slides or ugg boots and a Zip up coat/hoodie/dressing gown). We need change overs to be quick and easy.
No eating on site for students unless attending for longer than 90 minutes or coming straight from school. They must sanitise before and after. No sharing of food.
Cough or sneeze into your elbow.
Social distancing will be respected at all times.
Use the 1.5m barre markings to socially distance.
Staff will sanitise their own equipment regularly such as stereos, ipads, phones etc.
Staff will sanitise high touch areas between classes (barres, door handles, light switches, remotes).
Staff will ensure that there is soap and paper towel in the bathroom.
Staff will ask students to sanitise upon entry or after visiting the bathroom.
Staff will maintain accurate rolls and cleaning logs.
Staff will send ill students home.
Staff will endeavour to supervise the social distancing of students while on premises.
Staff will have the Covid-safe app
We thank you for your co-operation and wish you a happy healthy Term.
Kat (Katrina Post)