Safe Studio Group

Our Safe Studio Group is an exclusive members only group on Facebook for performing arts teachers to come together for safeguarding training and advice. By joining the group you are effectively hiring yourself a safeguarding consultant for the year.

What's Included?

  • Ongoing safeguarding training
    You never need to worry about your certificate running out before you can find another course. We post regular mini updates and have training course videos available at all times.
    Worth £60 per year.

  • Free access to all public training sessions
    Courses such as Child Safeguarding, Adult Safeguarding, Designated Safeguarding Lead Training, and Managing Safeguarding in your Dance School. That's over £200 worth of courses per year!

  • Varied training for all aspects of safeguarding
    Group members have access to monthly sessions on specific safeguarding topics such as safer recruitment, disclosure, safe touch, and managing allegations to name a few. This is exclusive content for the Safe Studio Group worth £240 per year.

  • Policy support
    We can help with policy writing whether you're starting from scratch or simply updating for the current climate. Our usual consultancy rate is £37 per hour - FREE for group members!

  • Risk assessments and health & safety
    Access risk assessment templates and simplified health & safety legislation. Need help? Feel free to ask us! This package costs £20 to purchase for non-members.

  • On-tap help and support
    Got a safeguarding concern? Unsure how to word your policy? Need help with any issues in your school? We're here to help! Simply message or email us with your questions are we will be happy to help. Consultancy costs £37ph for non-members.


  • Show off your training
    Group members will be sent a certificate to confirm that they have completed safeguarding training with us. Those who have trained with us will also be sent our logo to display on your website - a mark of excellence and a great sign to pupils and their families that your take their safety seriously.

  • Be part of a positive change in the dance industry
    Safeguarding training is a compulsory part of dance teaching, but not everyone is up to date, and lots of people don't even know about it! We are calling for safeguarding training to be a part of dance teacher training - an essential criteria that must be met before qualifications are given out. Let's create a culture where we celebrate our training and implement best practice within our schools.

  • Save money
    For just £89pa, group membership is an absolute steal compared to the price of booking all the training sessions separately and paying for one-to-one consultancy with Vicky. In 2020 we provided over £400 worth of content to our group members and we have even more planned for 2021!

Sounds amazing! How do I join?

Our Safe Studio Group has an annual membership fee of £89.
All you need to do is drop us a message here to register your interest and we will send you the payment details. It's as simple as that!

The group has been an invaluable tool for me this year. Through the rollercoaster of 2020 it has helped me to pin down my policies and it’s really handy to be able to check back on the group contents at any time. Whether you’re new to dance teaching or you’ve been at it for years, Vicky has information that you’ve likely never heard before, always delivered in a simple and interesting way.
Danielle - Dance Teacher

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Dance School Safeguarding Services is here to support and advise you. We want you to have a safe and successful business and can offer training, support and consultation across a range of safeguarding and health and safety issues to help you develop best practice in your school. We believe in education and empowerment and want to give you the skills to make the best decisions for your business, but that is all we do; we guide and advise, we can not take responsibility for your business or your decisions.

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