School Holiday Programs – Terms and Conditions

Please see below for the terms and conditions, and frequently asked questions about the National Art School School Holiday Programs.


Education Outreach Office
+61 2 9339 8751
[email protected]


  • Enrolment in a program is only secure when payment is completed online, a receipt is issued to the email provided, and a completed Consent Form has been received by NAS.
  • Other forms of payment and enrolment do not immediately confirm placement into a course, in these cases, a confirmation of registration will be sent by mail or email. Placement on a waitlist also does not guarantee enrolment.
  • Although an enrolment is secured once a receipt is issued, course confirmation is subject to adequate subscription and other factors see Changes to, and Cancellation of Courses.
  • Enrolments are not transferable.
  • Cash payments are not accepted.
  • Part-payments or partial enrolments are not accepted.


  • NAS has the right to exclude or remove a participant from the course if a consent form has not been provided by a parent/ caregiver, if the participant breaches NAS safety guidelines or is continually late or disruptive.
  • All participants are to be signed in and out by a parent/ caregiver at the beginning and end of the day, or lunchtime, if they are doing a morning or afternoon module.
  • NAS provides supervision during course hours only. NAS will only release children to nominated parents/ caregivers, unless prior arrangements have been specified upon enrolment.
  •  All teachers and staff who deliver the school holiday program are skilled professionals and hold current Working with Children checks.


  • Fees for School Holiday Programs provide tuition, facilities and course materials. Refer to individual course descriptions for specific inclusions/exclusions.


  • The National Art School reserves the right to cancel or postpone any course due to under subscription or for any other reason at the discretion of NAS.
  • In such cases, the National Art School will contact the relevant students who will be given the opportunity to either transfer to another available course with no administrative penalty, or receive a full refund.
  • NAS reserves the right to amend any course, schedule, location or teacher listed online or in the brochure before or during the course.


  • An enrolled student may request a withdrawal/transfer from a course, up to 5 business days prior to the commencement of their course.
  • There are no refunds, transfers, or substitutions after this period.
  • Requests for transfers/withdrawals must be made in writing to the Education Coordinator [email protected]

If transferring, the new course must currently be available for enrolment. Any differences in fees will be:

  • Refunded by NAS (if new course fees is less); or
  • Paid by the Student (if new course fee is more)

Whether transferring or withdrawing, a $50 administrative fee will be charged, usually deducted from any amount already paid. However, this fee will be waived if the transfer or withdrawal is due to a course cancellation (see above).


  • Refunds, transfers, or substitutions are not allowed if students miss a class or course. The National Art School does not accept responsibility for changes to students’ circumstances.


  • All students must comply with health and safety regulations.
  • Parents/ caregivers must advise NAS in the Consent Form of any medical or allergic conditions and any considerations that must be made.
  • NAS will arrange for medical assistance in an emergency and may disclose medical information as necessary. Parents/ caregivers will be responsible for covering medical costs. NAS will not take responsibility for administering medication to students.
  • Participants must wear enclosed shoes (open toed shoes, thongs and sandals are not allowed in studio environments under NAS safety guideline). The cleaning of art studio space is a shared responsibility for all participants.


  • As part of the School Holiday Program, images of students and/ or their works are taken as a record of the program. Some of these images may be used in brochures, or promotional material regarding the course by the National Art School or sponsors associated with the program and /or in other professional development and promotional material.
  • Not every image from this project will be published and work samples may not appear in exactly the same form in which they are submitted. The images will be retained for possible future use in other projects and publications.
  • Note: As a Condition of Enrolment, consent is implied. Please notify us in writing if you do not wish for us to take and use photos of students and/or their works.
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