Terms and Conditions

  • Students must be enrolled before they may participate in class.
  • Enrolment is for the year and will roll over each term. – there is no requirement to re-enrol each term
  • Students should arrive at the Academy with adequate time to dress or prepare properly.
  • Students are asked to wait quietly  until the commencement of their class when they will be called into the studio.
  • Students are not to enter the studios without a teacher present.
  • Students should wear the correct uniform for their level at all times and hair must be tied back or up in a bun from grade 1.
  • No street shoes are allowed within the studios as this may damage the special dance vinyl.
  • No jewelry of any kind is allowed to be worn in class.
  • Chewing gum is not permitted at the Academy.
  • The Academy must be advised if a student cannot attend class.  We can not stress enough that regular attendance at classes builds confidence and success for students.
  • Walking is permitted around the Academy – running is not.
  • At the end of each term we invite parents/caregivers to come and observe their child’s classes during viewing week other times will be at the sole discretion of the Academy.
  • Parents of students under the age of 6 must remain on the premises for the duration of the students class.
  • Students are not be left for extended periods prior to or after class as there is no extended supervision provided.
  • Videos and Photography – as a condition of enrolment your child may be videoed or photographed during classes.  This may be used in publicity for studio promotions.  No personal videos or photos are to be taken of any student during class time unless approved by the Academy.
  • Fees – All term fees must be paid in full by the beginning of each term, a 10% fee will be charged on outstanding fees.
  • All grades have a basic set fee which maybe pro-rated if a student can not make the scheduled classes.  We endeavor to alleviate this by offering a number of class times.
  • Vocational grades have a basic set fee which is not pro-rated if a class can not be attended.
  • Private lessons will be charge in 4 weekly blocks.  If you can not make a lesson due to unforeseen circumstance, like sickness then every effort will be made to reschedule the class, otherwise 5 days notice is required to cancel a lesson otherwise it will be charged for.
  • The Academy reserves the right to cancel classes or provide a substitute teacher.  Where the minimum number of classes offered hasn’t been achieved during the year then a credit will be carried forward to the following year.
  • A terms notice in writing is required for students leaving the Academy. No refunds will be provided.
  • All queries or concerns should be address to admin@enpointe.co.nz

aDvANCE Programme specific Terms and Conditions

  • A non refundable deposit is required to confirm acceptance into the programme.  This is deducted from the programmes fees.
  • Fees may be paid in instalments as outlined in the acceptance letter, however should a payment be missed then the student will be stood down until such time as it is paid.
  • Acceptance into the programme is for the year and is not on a term by term bases.
  • Should a student need to withdraw on medical reasons then of 50%  of the period left may be refunded (less the non refundable deposit).  A medical certificate will be required.
  • Student who withdraw from the programme within the first month will receive a refund of unused fees less the non refundable deposit.
  • Students who withdraw after the first month of the programme will still be liable for all fees
  • Acceptance into the programme for the following year is not guaranteed.

 Waiver Statement: Dance training and the athletic exercises associated with it place unusual stress on the body and carry the risk of physical injury. En Pointe  will not be liable in any way for injury sustained through participation in classes or related activities. Dance training involves physical ‘hands on’ adjustment of the student’s body by the tutor. Unless notified to the contrary, it is understood that the parent/guardian grants permission for the management, faculty or staff of the En Pointe to authorise any emergency medical care deemed necessary whilst on site.