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  1. It’s also younger children as the whole thing is aimed at summer childcare which has so far been forgotten!
  2. There’s a bit in the gov document about why it’s younger children- because of the evidence of reduced transmission etc. From the 20th it applies to all children. There’s no expectation for social distancing amongst the children just other measures such as cleaning, staggered start, crowd control of parents! at least it is a start and hopefully the ballet organisations can get some clarification for teachers. It’s the end of term But might help some with summer schools
  3. understand your frustration LinMM but hopefully it won’t be long until re-opening, to be honest it’s only recently that the necessary PPE has been available again which also would have made re-opening tricky
  4. We had a mini discussion on the adult ballet thread yesterday but thought I would post this link from RAD in case people have missed it. Hopefully some of our ballet teachers may be able to re-start soon https://www.royalacademyofdance.org/dance-classes-can-resume-from-4-july/?utm_source=Facebook_regionalpages&utm_medium=Social&utm_campaign=Covid_danceschoolsreopening&fbclid=IwAR1O7KOePpBsAR070DC2ovmyk9XdQ-VKUU65hCb6N_OZL5OmLHw26VaPym0
  5. Healthcare professional is a specific term for those registered with a recognised professional body. so for example physiotherapists have to do an approved 4 year degree course and then register with the health and care professions council It’s illegal to say you are a physiotherapist without this. complementary therapists don’t have that requirement, so legally there is a big difference between practising as a physio and practising as a chiropractor etc. Which is not to say that individuals are not very skilled. There are voluntary registers which have been advising their members on re-opening so it will depend who she has membership with.
  6. I think it’s the qualifications of the person giving you the massage that makes the difference- whether it’s a recognised health professional. Otherwise I think it classes as the same as the ‘beauty’ industry. Many beauty therapists are extremely skilled and are very proficient at sports massage but without the health care qualification I don’t think they would be classes the same
  7. I’ve heard some chiropractors have opened or are imminently. Massage would probably be classed as beauty rather than healthcare though?
  8. Given the current situation with support for the arts they probably haven’t realised that dance studios are a place of education 🙄
  9. I don’t read it the same as you Kate, I think it refers to all tuition/ childcare etc. I agree unfortunately like much of the information it’s not clear though! As the Prime Minister confirmed in his announcement on 23 June, providers who run community activities, holiday clubs, after-school clubs, tuition and other out-of-school provision for children will be able to operate over the summer holiday with safety measures in place. it also mentions later on ‘as these settings re-open’ which makes me think it’s broader than just those on educational establishments. im not sure if there is still the facility to ask questions like there was with the briefings. It would be interesting to ask!
  10. I think they’ve had a last minute panic than there is no childcare available all summer! I can’t personally find anything that is running at all! Hopefully there will be potential for some of our ballet teachers to work and earn some much needed cash, there will certainly be a demand!
  11. https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/guidance-for-parents-and-carers-of-children-attending-out-of-school-settings-during-the-coronavirus-covid-19-outbreak/guidance-for-parents-and-carers-of-children-attending-out-of-school-settings-during-the-coronavirus-covid-19-outbreak?utm_source= q1 in the faqs mentions ballet lessons specifically
  12. had to look it up and yes £20 per hour for a virtual class is a ‘little’ steep!
  13. Apparently ballet classes in England for children can restart from 4th July with safety measures in place (not too specific about what these are!), but unfortunately just children so more waiting for news for the adults...
  14. I agree with you that we all need to be mindful of our impact on others and that will depend partly on our own individual circumstances and risk factors. It’s tricky though, is there a distinction between a person travelling to earn a living and another person travelling which earns somebody else’s living! Especially difficult for small rural communities if they depend on tourism.
  15. It’s all very unclear but I don’t think you’re allowed to travel to Scotland currently without a very good reason. If you try and book a hotel or train etc it tells you it’s essential travel only, and they’re only accepting bookings for reasons approved by the Scottish parliament. I can’t remember when you’re due to go Michelle but I suspect the whole thing may be tricky, unless you could put it off until beginning of september?
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