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Chaperone training

You will need a range of skills, knowledge and experience to be a chaperone, including:

  • good communication and negotiating skills
  • the ability to differentiate between first night nerves and genuine illness
  • the ability to take into account a child’s age and experience, concentration span, and exposure to adult conversation and expectations
  • the ability to keep children calm in an emergency
  • the ability to consider health and safety issues on stage and on set
  • being able to recognise the signs and take action when a child is tired or unwell
  • an awareness of child protection issues
  • fully understanding the role and responsibilities of being a chaperone

Page last updated: 21 November 2023

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