Important message to parents

  • The Art Centre practices a policy of no nuts or nut products. Please ensure food brought to the Centre does not contain nuts or nut products, as other children may be allergic.
  • Let us know if your child has special needs/medication requirements.
  • Children need to bring their own food and drink.
  • Students with health issues, asthma, allergies requiring the use of an Epi-pen are required to provide a current Action Plan prior to the commencement of class. If your child turns up without an Epi Pen or with out of date medication, they cannot attend the class.
  • An additional mobile or emergency contact number must be available.
  • Please ensure your child dresses appropriately for the class by wearing a smock and shoes with covered heel and toes.
  • There are no child-minding facilities at the Art Centre.
  • Ku-ring-gai Art Centre accepts no responsibility for children before/after classes.
  • Children must be collected promptly at the end of each class.
  • Ku-ring-gai Art Centre accepts no children under the age of five years OR children who have not yet started school – we have the right to refuse enrolments that do not meet these criteria.
  • Only students enrolled may attend courses.
  • Children and babies are not permitted to attend adult classes and workshops.
  • Parents/guardians are not permitted to stay in class/interact with children during class time, including any recreational breaks as per instructed by the tutor
  • Fees are kept to a minimum and cover tuition, the use of equipment during classes and, where included, the cost of model fees and/or some basic materials.
  • Mineral turpentine is not permitted at the Centre.

Protocol for infectious diseases

In the case of a child feeling unwell, parents and/or guardians are asked to:
  • Immediately pick up their sick child when contacted by Council staff 
  • Take their children to the doctor for treatment and diagnosis
  • Inform Council staff as soon as possible if their child is diagnosed with any infectious disease
  • Keep sick children at home until they are well.