Policy Documents

CDET Recognised School

CJ’s is a CDET Recognised school and meets the following nine requirements of professional practice


  1. Have in place and adhere to appropriate health and safety (including safe dance practice), equal opportunities, customer service and staff development policies (including, without limitation, in respect of dealing with any complaints which the school receives)
  2. Ensure valid, enhanced DBS disclosure is in place for all members of staff (teachers, administrators and ancillary staff) working at the school
  3. Employ or engage all teachers working at the school on appropriate contracts
  4. Ensure all teachers working at the school hold a Council, QCA or other government recognised dance teaching qualification; or are actively studying towards such a dance teaching qualification; or can demonstrate equivalent professional teaching or training experience to the satisfaction of the Council
  5. Adhere to the Council’s Code of Professional Conduct and Practice for Teachers of Dance or an equivalent code recognised by the Council
  6. Operate an annual staff appraisal system
  7. Prominently display at all times or provide to all students a copy of Recognised School Requirements, full routine and emergency contact details; timetables; and details of venues and examinations public performances and/or displays
  8. Hold appropriate and adequate insurance
  9. Keep formal accounts which should be independently inspected or audited where required by law.