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Keeping Children Safe, a guidance document written by the Department for Education, helps parents and carers have a better idea of what a safe out-of-school setting looks like for their children. 

This informative guide covers community activities, after-school clubs and tuition.

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DBS checks

Teachers, staff and volunteers have a duty of care towards the children who attend dance classes. Find out more about our safeguarding checks for members.

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The Mark of Quality Teaching

Dancing is a great way for children (and adults) to develop self-confidence, increase fitness and physical health, improve posture and coordination, and get creative. Qualified teachers will take the time to get to know your child, their ability, interests and ambitions in order to help your child progress and develop their dancing. Look for the mark of quality teaching and look for an Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing teacher.

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