COVID-19 guidance

This guidance follows official government advice and will be reviewed and updated as necessary. The health and safety of our staff, students, visitors and the wider community is our primary concern, and we are monitoring the situation day-by-day as it evolves.

Important notice: England’s national lockdown will end after midnight on Wednesday 2 December. Find out what that means for regular dance classes and RAD examinations.

Track and Trace app

The NHS launched a Track and Trace app for England and Wales. Read more about it. And, find out how to create your own QR code
Please note: from Monday 28 September, people in England will be required by law to self-isolate if they test positive or are contacted by NHS Test and Trace. Find out more.

Hands. Face. Space.

The government has launched a campaign to prevent the spread of coronavirus indoors this winter. The ‘Hands. Face. Space’ public information campaign urges the public to continue to wash their hands, cover their face and make space to control infection rates and avoid a second peak.

  • HANDS – wash your hands regularly for at least 20 seconds.
  • FACE – wear a face covering in indoor settings where social distancing may be difficult and where you will come into contact with people you do not normally meet.
  • SPACE – Where possible, stay 2 metres apart from people you do not live with, or 1 metre apart with extra precautions in place.

These are the three most effective ways of controlling the spread of the virus. If you have symptoms visit:

In the UK, face coverings are currently not required for dance classes, so long as other Covid-safe measures are in place, particularly relating to distancing.

Restrictions around the UK

Find the latest government COVID-19 guidance in the UK, including up to date information on the four-week national lockdown in England from 5 November 2020.
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Preparing to visit RAD headquarters

Information on visiting RAD headquarters during the latest lockdown.
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RAD services update

Information about Examinations, CPD, Events and Workshops.
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