Curwen Print Study Centre

COVID-19 Policy

We are continuously monitoring the situation and following Government and NHS advice. We have carried out risk assessments and are implementing appropriate health and safety precautions to demonstrate our commitment to the safety of our attendees and all those working at CPSC. Our course sizes have been reduced to comply with government social distancing guidelines.

Our commitments

Ensuring appropriate preventative measures are in place in the studio. This includes providing anti-bacterial hand wash soap, hand-sanitiser gel and tissues for everyone to use. Artists will be required to wear face masks at all times whilst teaching/working in the studio. providing their own. If you are medically exempt from wearing a mask for any reason please notify us before attending your course so we can make reasonable adjustments.

Provide appropriate information for Artists prior to attending the studio and within the initial Health & Safety briefing for attendees and those working at CPSC on best practice virus spread prevention.

Ensuring we have correct contact information for all attendees. This is so that, if required by the relevant authorities, we can provide contact details of all the people who may have had been in contact with a confirmed case of Covid-19 while attending a course or working at CPSC.

1. Hygiene

We will advise all attendees to practice social distancing and safe hygiene measures including:

  • Avoiding shaking hands or close physical contact with other attendees
  • Wearing a face mask and changing mask regularly
  • Bringing a plastic bag/container to safely contain and dispose of your masks
  • Thoroughly washing hands regularly
  • Using the hand sanitizer provided
  • Sneezing into tissues followed by immediate and appropriate disposal
  • Clean equipment in between uses if sharing
  • Staff are cleaning all touch surfaces on a daily basis

2. Government advice

Any person should not come to the studio if they, or the people they live with, have symptoms or are self-isolating.
We ask all attendees to act in line with Government advice.

3. During a course

Should any attendees feel unwell during a course at CPSC with Covid-19 symptoms (fever, dry cough & respiratory problems) they should:

  • Notify a member of staff immediately.
  • Follow advice on Poster from Public Health England on display in studio.
  • Let CPSC know if they are tested and the result so we can act appropriately within current Government guidelines.

4. Cancellation

If within 1 month of a course start date you wish to cancel a course due to Covid 19 we will offer a transfer to another course. If more than 1 month before course date our normal cancellation policy applies offering a refund less £15 admin fee or a transfer to another course. Should we cancel the course the customer can choose a full refund or transfer to another course.

5. Covid-19 Cancellation Policy for Schools

If due to Govt Guidelines you are unable to proceed with the booking - lockdown is imposed on us or with you at school or there is an outbreak of Covid in School or here and either of us as an organisation is advised to close by PHE - then the booking can be re arranged for another date in future without any financial penalty.