Inspiring Drama terms and conditions
1.1 This section sets out the Terms and Conditions by which Inspiring Drama agrees to
provide products and services to you and your child.
1.2 When you book or purchase any product or service from us, you are confirming your
agreement to these terms and conditions. They can also be found on our Website
www.inspiringdrama.co.uk. It is your responsibility to familiarise yourself with them before
you book or purchase any product or service from us.
1.3 We reserve the right to modify, cancel or append to these Terms and Conditions and upon
doing so shall provide you with notification that there has been a change. The current Terms
and Conditions always appear on our Website. On renewal of Sessions or purchase of any
Inspiring Drama product or service, the most recent Terms and Conditions shall apply.
2.1 "Booked Session" is a Session that we have agreed, verbally or in writing, that your child
2.2 "Workshop" refers to one self-contained Workshop as part of a Weekly workshop that
occurs at a specific time on the same day at the same venue each week during Term-Time.
2.3 "Free Trial Session" is a Session we agree to provide at no cost to you in accordance with
2.4 "Inform", "Notify", "Communicate" and "Contact" are the processes by which we
exchange information and enter into contracts regarding our products and services.
2.5 "Catch up Session" is a one-off attendance at a Inspiring Drama School following a
2.6 "Missed Session" is a Booked Session, no part of which has been attended by your child.
2.7 Our "Website" and all associated Inspiring Drama websites
which are accessible through www.inspiringdrama.co.uk.
2.8 "Inspiring Drama", "we", "us" or "our" refers to Inspiring Drama Workshops and any of
it’s directors, officers, employees, managers, sub-contractors, agents, parent, subsidiary and
2.9 "Registration Form" is the pre-printed or blank form we will give to you to check and
complete when you attend a Free Trial Session or join one of our classes/courses, before
leaving your child with us.
2.10 "Session" refers to a particular Class held at a specific time on a specific date at a
specific venue for a specific duration.
2.11 "Sibling" is a younger brother, sister, half-brother, half-sister, step-brother or step-sister
of a particular child.
2.12 "Term-Time" denotes the periods throughout the year during which we run regular
weekly Workshops as stated on our Website.
2.13 "Transferring" is where a child moves permanently from one Inspiring Drama School to
another. "Transfer" shall be construed accordingly.
2.14 "Waiting List" is a list maintained by us comprising children who wish to attend a
particular Session which is over-subscribed.
2.15 "Workshops" is the generic term for the regular general TV and Film acting sessions and
courses offered by Inspiring Drama.
2.16 "You" refers to a person or organisation buying products or services from us.
2.17 "Your child" is any child for whom you are nominated as an authorised adult on the
Registration Form regarding your dealings with us and we therefore deem to be in your care.
"Children" shall be construed accordingly.
2.18“Joining class” is the agreed joining date for a child joining part way through a term.
This will be agreed upon confirmation of place following receipt of the required deposit.
.3.1. FREE TRIAL SESSIONS
3.1.1 We will offer your child one Free Trial Session in a Class of their choice. This is
a) There is availability in the Class;
b) When the Session takes places place, your child will be between the age range stated on
our website for our classes, with a 2 month levy either side of these ages.
c) Your child has not previously attended any other Free Trial Session or Workshop subject
to paragraph 3.1.7.
3.1.2 You must book the Free Trial Session in advance with the Inspiring Drama office over
the telephone or online on our Website.
3.1.3 At the time of booking, the Free Trial Session must take place during the next two
weeks of Term-Time.
3.1.4 You must provide us with such contact, identification and health details as are requested
by us so that we can assume responsibility for your child during the Session.
3.1.5 You must check and sign the Registration Form prior to the Free Trial Session ensuring
that it is accurately and fully completed.
3.1.6 If your child refuses to take part in the Session, one further Free Trial Session may be
arranged at our discretion.
3.1.7 Once your child has attended a Free Trial Session in whole or in part, additional Free
Trial Sessions can only be arranged at our discretion.
3.1.8 Details of Inspiring Drama Term-Time dates can be found on our Website. It is your
responsibility to make yourself aware of these.
3.2.1 Booked Sessions
220.127.116.11 Subject to paragraph 3.4.3, you must book a minimum of one term at any one time.
However, we may allow new members to join on a monthly pro rata fee (at the single session
price) for their first term if their free trial is after the first two weeks of term.
18.104.22.168 If you wish to renew Sessions for your child to the end of term only you may make
payment for the remaining Booked Sessions of the term, which shall be calculated on a pro
rata basis at the single Session price.
3.3.1 The cost of Booked Sessions and valid methods of payment are given in the current
“our courses” Information page on our website.
3.3.2. The full cost of Booked Sessions minus any agreed discounts must be paid by the end
of the first Booked Session.
Methods of Payment
o Bank Giro/transfer.
o Online via paypal
Course times and fees are given on "our website" for each course. An application will only be
deemed to have been accepted if accompanied by the payment/transfer of the required
deposit. Receipt of the application and any deposit or fees paid at the time of application will
be confirmed via email along with all relevant course details and acceptance of any student is
not confirmed until that email has been issued.
Courses take place once a week during the normal academic terms. The term dates for the
following term will be made known at the end of each term.
3.3.3 If full payment is not received by the end of the first Booked Session, we reserve the
right to suspend all Untaken Sessions and pursue payment for the full amount agreed at the
time of booking.
3.4.1 Limited discounts are available in certain circumstances. Only one discount can be used
against the cost of Booked Sessions at any time.
3.4.2 Sibling discounts only apply to the younger children if, at the time of renewal or
booking, the eldest child's Booked Sessions extend up to the younger child's first new Booked
Session and all Siblings are attending the same Session.
3.4.3. All discounts must be claimed at the time of booking. No retrospective discounts or
refunds will be offered.
3.5.1 If you would like your child to Transfer to a School other than the one they are
currently attending, you must notify us at least three days prior to your child's first intended
Transferred Session. A transfer is subject to availability in the requested Class.
3.6 CHANGES & CANCELLATIONS
3.6.1 All deposits, however paid, are non- refundable.
3.6.2 You may cancel your child's “Course” or “weekly workshops” 3 or more working days
before the “course”, “term” or “joining class” is about to start. Any fees paid, over and above
the deposit amount, will be refunded. Termination will only be accepted when received by
Inspiring Drama in writing.
3.6.3 You must also notify the Inspiring Drama Office directly by telephone (by speaking to
an operator) at least three days prior to cancellation. Any other method of informing us will
not be treated as notification for the purposes of this paragraph.
3.6.4 Only an Untaken course may be cancelled.
3.6.5 Following cancellation, subsequent sessions must be booked in accordance with
3.6.6 If your child misses a Session, subject to availability, you may arrange a catch-up
Session at a different Inspiring Drama class.
3.6.7 In order to take advantage of a catch-up Session, you must notify us by telephone by
11.00am on the day that you would like your child to attend the Make-Up Session. In the case
of Monday Workshops, you must notify us by 11.00am on the preceding Saturday.
3.6.8 There is no time limit for attending catch up Sessions save that, at the time of the catch-
up Session, your child must have at least one Untaken Session at the School where the
Missed Session occurred.
3.7.1 We reserve the right to alter, vary, omit or substitute any part or parts of any Workshop
provided by us described in any promotional or other materials published by us or on our
3.7.2 In the event of any change in any content as described above, we will have no liability
to refund any part of any fee or deposit paid.
3.7.3 Inspiring Drama reserves the right to make changes to the timetable and to the
3.8 WAITING LISTS
3.8.1 If your child is on a Waiting List, this does not guarantee a place in a particular Session.
3.8.2 Subject to paragraph 3.8.3 below, we intend to contact customers and prospective
customers on the Waiting Lists in this order:
a) Existing Inspiring Drama customers attending another Class in the same Inspiring Drama
b) Prospective customers who have paid a £40 deposit per child; then
c) Other children on the Waiting List.
3.8.3 We accept no responsibility and make no guarantees to the order in which places are
3.8.4 Waiting List deposits are non-refundable but are treated as credits on Your Account and
can be used and transferred in the same way. Credit on your account can be redeemed against
any Inspiring Drama course that has space available and your child is eligible for.
4.1 While we endeavour to offer all children a speaking role, this is not always possible and
bookings contain no guarantees to this effect.
5.1.1Inspiring Drama holds full ownership and rights to any material created on our courses,
and by agreeing to these terms and conditions you agree to your child being filmed in our
workshops. You also agree to Inspiring Drama using and editing the footage for marketing
material in schools, on our website, with local organisations, social media and other such
entities. We may also use the footage to be submitted to TV channels, competitions and other
such entities. With this in mind we work in view of child safety and protection at all times.
5.1.2In special circumstances it may be agreed that footage may not be used for these
purposes. This will normally where it has been agreed with an enterprise beforehand.
5.1.3 Sometimes on location filming days will be cancelled due to bad weather. We will
ensure that the shoot is rearranged for another date, but will not be held liable to any payment
to our clients if you’re children are unable to make the rearranged filming date. In these
circumstances we may have to reallocate parts and/or cut lines based on who will be available
for the shoot. We will do our upmost to ensure all children are involved in the films as much
as is possible, but won’t be held liable for any refunds due to rearranged filming schedules,
loss of lines, or other such grievance.
6.1 SCHOOLS AND OTHER ORGANISATIONS
6.1.1 Special agreements and contracts may be arranged with schools and other such
7.1.1 In the event that we consider:
a) you are in breach of any of these Terms and Conditions or any regulations issued from
time to time by us;
b) the behaviour of your child is disruptive or likely to put other children or Inspiring Drama
staff in danger; or
c) your behaviour towards us, other customers, children in their care or our suppliers, agents,
managers, subcontractors or employees is disruptive, inappropriate, consistently negligent
(including late collection of your child) or likely to bring us or any of our products or services
into disrepute, we reserve the right to exclude your child from any Inspiring drama activity or
8.2 In the event that your child is excluded, no fees or deposits will be repaid to you and we
reserve the right to seek payment of the balance of any fees due to us.
9.1 RETURNED PAYMENTS AND REFUNDS
9.1.1 We will make an administrative charge of £7.50 to cover cheques returned unpaid or
unreasonably disputed credit card payments or unhonoured Direct Debits.
9.2 In circumstances where a payment is returned:
a) we reserve the right to exclude your child without refund or right to Make-Up Sessions in
relation to Missed Sessions until the amount of the returned payment is repaid in full; and
9.3 Refunds are issued in the form in which the original payment was made with the
exception of cash which will be refunded in cheque form.
9.4 We will process any refund within 28 days of notifying you that we are issuing you the
9.5 No credits or refunds will be issued retrospectively.
10.1 GENERAL DISCLAIMER
10.1.1 For the avoidance of doubt, all our products and services are provided on an "as is"
11.1 CANCELLATIONS & VENUE CHANGES
11.1.1 We reserve the right to cancel any Workshop, Course, Event, Party or other service at
any time up to and including the date the activity starts. Should this occur we will endeavour
to give you at least seven day's notice and will attempt to offer you a viable alternative or will
offer you a refund of any fee paid.
11.1.2 Occasionally it is necessary to temporarily change the venue of our Workshops,
Courses or any other activity. Where this occurs we will endeavour to ensure that the
alternative venue is no more than five miles from the usual location. If the distance is greater
than five miles and, as a result, your child is unable to attend, subject to application in writing
by you, we will credit Your Inspiring Drama Account with the amount you paid for the
11.3 HEALTH & INJURIES
11.3.1 We accept children on the assumption that they are in good health and it is your
responsibility to alert us to any medical complaint or history suffered by your child. It is also
your responsibility to alert us of any allergies they may have and if they require any
medication or medical aids e.g. an inhaler for asthma, that you notify us of this and provide
the children with these for the class or course.
11.3.2 We do not accept responsibility for loss or damage arising from errors or omissions on
the Registration Form whether completed by you or by another person in charge of your child
at the time of completion.
11.3.3 We do not accept liability for death or personal injury to any child attending Inspiring
Drama or any activity related to Inspiring Drama whether organised by Inspiring Drama or
otherwise save to the extent that such death or injury shall be caused by the negligence or
default of any member of our staff or any other default on our part.
11.4 PERSONAL PROPERTY
11.4.1 We do not accept responsibility for any loss of, or damage to, personal property
belonging to you or your child irrespective of whether such possessions might be used by you
or the child for the purposes of any Inspiring Drama activity save to the extent that such loss
or damage shall be caused by the negligence or default of any member of our staff or any
other default on our part.
11.5 OTHER LOSSES
11.5.1 We do not accept responsibility for any loss or expense due to circumstances beyond
our control, including, but not limited to, delays in public transport, weather, quarantine,
sickness, bereavement, strikes or other industrial action, terrorism, fire and riot.
11.5.2 Without prejudice to the other terms of this agreement, in no event (including our own
negligence) will we be liable for any:
a) economic losses (including, without limitation, loss of revenues, profits, contracts,
business or anticipated savings);
b) loss of goodwill or reputation;
c) any other special, indirect or consequential losses; or
d) loss to third parties.
11.6.1 No provision of these Terms and Conditions shall operate or be construed to operate
so as to exclude or restrict our liability under the provisions of any UK legislation in force
from time to time which are not capable of being excluded or restricted.
11.6.2 Save as otherwise required by UK legislation, our total liability for any loss, damages,
costs or expenses shall not exceed an amount equal to the invoice value for the services
11.7 THIRD PARTIES
11.7.1 A person who is not party to these Terms and Conditions or any agreement or
document incorporating these Terms and Conditions shall have no right under the Contracts
(Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999 to enforce any of its terms.
12. USE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
12.2 We may monitor and record communications with you (including phone conversations
and emails) for quality assurance, legal, compliance and training purposes.
13.1.1 These Terms and Conditions and any documents referred to herein constitute the entire
agreement between you and us in connection with your booking, purchase or use of our
products and services superceding any prior agreements between you and us.
13.1.2 You agree that you have entered into these Terms and Conditions without reliance on
any representation, warranty or undertaking by us which is not set out expressly in these
Terms and Conditions.
13.1.3 We shall not be under any liability for any failure to perform any of our obligation
under these Terms and Conditions if we are prevented from or delayed in so doing due to any
circumstances beyond our reasonable control, provided that if the event in question continues
for a continuous period in excess of 60 days, you shall be entitled to give notice in writing to
us to terminate the contract.
13.2.1 It is your responsibility to ensure that we have current contact details for you and all
adults authorised to pick up your child. You must also keep us appraised of any changes in
the health or other relevant circumstances of you or your child.
13.2.2 We may accept any instructions which are given to us regarding a child from anyone
who is nominated as an authorised adult on the Registration Form for that child, or otherwise
agreed by us in person, over the phone or by email.
13.2.3Renewal – if a child already attends an Inspiring Drama workshop, then renewal must
take place before the end of the current term to guarantee a place for next term. This means
that the deposit for the following term must be made by the end of that current term. If this
doesn’t happen, you can still apply for a place after this date but it will be subject to
availability in the class.
13.3 LAW & JURISDICTION
13.3.1 Any failure by us to exercise or enforce any right or provision of these Terms and
Conditions shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision.
13.3.2 If any provision of these Terms and Conditions is found by a court of competent
jurisdiction to be invalid or unenforceable, the parties nevertheless agree that the court should
endeavour to give effect to the parties' intentions as reflected in the provision and that other
provisions remain in full force and effect.
13.3.3 Our relationship with you is subject to English law and you and we irrevocably submit
to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales.