Social Distancing Measures

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Ewell Dance Social Distancing Policy

For Parents and Students.

This has been written with adherence to government advice and guidance from national dance bodies to ensure a safe return to our classes.

 

The main actions that Ewell Dance will be taking:

  • We will be cleaning halls regularly

  • Adapting operations to keep you safe

  • Following government advice

  • Planning classes to allow for social distancing

  • Reviewing policies and safety measures regularly

  • Applying extra hygiene measures.

 

What actions are Ewell dance taking to ensure the safety for our students and parents? What new safety measures have we have put in place to reduce the risk of infection and transmission of the virus?

  • Hand sanitiser will be available at all halls

  • 2m social distancing spacing for dance classes.

  • Managing capacity of class sizes, halls and waiting areas

  • Increasing the frequency of hand washing and surface cleaning, including disinfection of high footfall areas or common touch points with particular attention to toilets/restrooms

  • Barres, mats and high traffic areas will be washed between each class.

  • We will not use props

  • Using back-to-back or side-to-side working (rather than face-to-face) whenever possible

  • Reducing the number of people each person has contact with by using fixed teams or partnering (so each person works with only a few others)

  • Ensuring that halls and communal spaces are well ventilated

  • Teachers will be wearing masks

  • Tea and coffee will no longer be available.

 

What is Required of Parents and Students?

  • It is each parent’s responsibility to ensure anyone who is sick or has symptoms of Covid-19 stays at home

  • Face coverings must be worn by any parents or guardians entering any of the halls.

  • Students should arrive already changed where possible to minimise the amount of waiting time at the halls

  • Hand sanitiser will be available at all halls, please advise your children to use it

  • Students should bring their belongings into the halls and will be shown where to put them

  • Students will need to bring their own water bottles – no getting water from the kitchen

  • Students must avoid gathering at entrance doors. Please be responsible and wait in a socially distanced manner. Please don’t all stand around the studio doors waiting for your class.

 

Second Hand Uniform:

Second-hand uniform will no longer be at the Ewell Hall. It will still be available for purchase, but you need to email claire@ewelldance.com with the items you would like to order, and we will ensure that these are washed and given to you in a plastic bag. If you would like to donate your old dance clothes, please wash them, put them in a bag and hand them to Miss Claire.

 

Waiting & Changes to Pick Up and Drop Off:

Parents are asked not to wait for your children at the halls with the exception of children 5 years or under. If your child / children have many lessons in one day, then you may wait, but at your own risk and It is your responsibility to wear a mask and socially distance.

Changes to St. Clements hall pick up and drop off:

  • St. Clements will have no waiting area.

  • Drop off will stay as before in the main doors to the hall.

  • The students will be let out of the Fire Escape on the left-hand side of the building.

hanges to St. Johns hall pick up and drop off:

  • St. John will have no waiting area.

  • Drop off will stay as before in the main doors to the hall.

  • The students will be let out of the Fire Escape on the left-hand side of the building.

 

Changes to Ewell United Reformed Church Hall:

We will be operating a two-way system in the corridors. Please keep to your left.

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