COVID-19 Consent Form

COVID-19 RULES AND REGULATIONS

    1. As the parent / guardian of the above mentioned student, I am authorised to give consent regarding the following safety rules and regulations.
    2. This Civid-19 Consent Form - supplements the initial Terms and Conditions received when registering for Dance lessons at Liezel Marais Dance Academy.
    3. COVID-19 is a highly infectious virus, and can spread from person to person, and survive on surfaces. I understand that as the parent / guardian, I have a responsibility to ensure that all rules set by the National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD - https://www.nicd.ac.za) and the National Department of Health, are followed.
    4.The Department of Health Guidelines identifies certain individuals as vulnerable, should they contract COVID-19, and I agree to adhere to the guidelines set by the NICD. I will not send my child to in-person classes if he/she presents any of the following associated symptoms: chills, cough, sore throat, body aches, increased body temperature or diarrhoea. I will also not send my child to class if he/she falls in a high or moderate risk category
    5. It is understood and agreed to, that no guarantees can be made that the virus will not be transmitted in a studio or during a dance lesson or in any other public facility. It is also understood that asymptomatic persons may transmit the virus.
    6. All parents/guardians of students will be required to complete a Risk Assessment Form - prior to the each class. If at any time you want to answer YES to any of the questions or hesitate to answer them honestly, it is best to stay at home and monitor your symptoms before returning. It’s better to be safe than sorry and make use of our online Zoom/YouTube classes till you feel 100% confident you pass the assessment.
    7. Should a parent/guardian/student or any direct family member of the student test positive or come into close contact with someone who tested positive for COVID-19, I agree to inform the Director and Principle teacher (Liezel Marais Boshoff) of Liezel Marais Dance Academy immediately. It is understood that the student will only be allowed to return to the studio once we have received written confirmation for safe return and good health from a medical doctor.
    8. It is understood that the results of a COVID-19 test, or any screening that reveals a person who might have been exposed to the virus, must by law, be reported to the authorities (the NICD). This includes the duty to supply details of all contacts.
    9. Liezel Marais Dance Academy will adhere to and follow strict Covid-19 Rules and Protocols during our lessons to ensure the safety of our students and teachers. Kindly refer to the Covid-19 Safety and Protocol Document and explain the rules and strict operating procedures to your child before returning to in-person dance lessons.
    10. No unannounced visits to the studio/hall during classes will be permitted.
    11. I understand and agree that no parent/guardian are allowed inside the studio/hall, unless accompanying a young student between the ages of 3 and 5. Only one adult per student and no siblings allowed
    12. I understand that the studio strictly adhere to the COVID-19 safety and prevention guidelines as per the WHO and NICD. Therefor I will not hold Liezel Marais Dance Academy or its teachers legally or financially responsible for illness and/or related consequences.