When you need a chaperone A child legally needs to have a chaperone up to age 16 years old or until they have completed their compulsory education. The law covers children working in television, theatre, film or amateur performance as well as sporting activities or modelling.
What does a child Chaperone do?
A Chaperone acts in loco parentis and should exercise the care that a good parent might be reasonably expected to give to their child. The main duties of a Chaperone include ensuring that, when a child is not actually performing he/she is properly supervised, and has adequate meals, rest and recreation.
How long does a Chaperone licence last?
three years The chaperone licence last for three years.
How long is a chaperone licence valid for?
Application process Chaperone licences are valid for 1 year in the first instance for new approvals. For renewals, approvals are valid for 3 years unless revoked, and should be carried at all times when chaperoning children.
What is a chaperon in English?
/ˈʃæp·əˌroʊn/ an older person who is present at a social event to encourage correct behavior: Several teachers acted as chaperons for the school dance.