Precautionary Measures for COVID-19

For the well-being of all, SCDT has been monitoring the COVID-19 situations closely and respond according to the national guidelines.  For latest updates on SCDT measures or clarification, kindly email us at or contact us at 6589 9501.

Released on 3 July 2020

Dear Parents and Students,

Thank you for your patience. We would like to share our Safe Management Measures implemented for the resumption of physical lessons at our East Coast and Toa Payoh centres starting July 4, 2020. We seek your kind understanding and cooperation to keep our learning environment safe.


Safe Management Measures

Entry/Exit Arrangement

  • All visitors (parents and students) must check in/out via SafeEntry using Mobile device or the following identification;

    • For Pre-schooler (Ages 6 & below): Copy of Birth Certificate with Barcode

    • For Students (Ages 7 & above): School Card / Student Pass

    • Adults: NRIC / Driving Licence / Dependent Pass / Work Pass

  • Students are only allowed to enter the studio 5 – 10 minutes before the start of the class after it has been cleared and disinfected.

  • Students must leave the studio immediately after class dismissal for cleaning.



Temperature Screening & Health Declaration

  • Visitors or anyone in the household, who has been placed on Leave of Absence (LOA), Approved Absence (AA), Stay Home Notice (SHN) or Home Quarantine (HQO) will not be allowed to enter the centre.

  • All visitors must have their temperature taken before entering the centre.

  • Visitors with fever or respiratory symptoms, such as sneezing, coughing, runny nose, sore throat, breathlessness, or loss of smell would not be allowed to enter the centre.

  • Students with visible symptoms of the above will not be allowed to continue with the class and arranged to be sent home by their parents immediately.



Reduced Human Traffic

  • Parents are strongly encouraged to avoid entering the centre, with only one parent to send and fetch your child before and after their class, if necessary.

  • Parents are encouraged to drop off and pick up children promptly to avoid lingering in the waiting areas.

  • All enquiries must be done through phone call, WhatsApp or email.

  • Fee payments must be done via PayNow, Bank Transfers or Cheque. Receipts will be handled to the students when ready.  


Mandatory Wearing of Masks

  • All students must wear a mask by default at all times while inside the centre.

  • Students will be asked to remove their masks during strenuous activities by the instructor.

  • Students may remove their masks temporarily during water breaks.

  • Instructor will wear a face shield during teaching and remains at least 2 metre from the students.



Fix Grouping


  • All students in each class will be organised into groups of no more than 5, with strictly no physical interaction or intermingling between groups.

  • Demarcations will be placed in the studio to ensure at least 2 metre distancing between the groups in class.

  • Supervision will be done by the teacher to ensure that safety measures are not compromised.

Disinfection of Surfaces

  • All high touch surface in our studios will be thoroughly disinfected between classes.


Thank you for your attention.

Released on 12 Feb 2020

Dear Parents/Guardians/Students, 

SCDT will be resuming classes from this week (15 February 2020). 

Prior to the Government’s move to raise the alert level for the novel coronavirus to Orange last Friday (Feb 7), SCDT has been taken enhanced preventative measures such as temperature screening for all. 


Maintain good personal hygiene and being social responsible is the key for the well-being of all. We seek everyone's patience and cooperation during this period.


From this week onward,


1) Anyone who have developed fever (above 37.5°C), cough or flu symptoms should wear a mask and seek medical attention promptly;

2) Only one parent/guardian to send and fetch your child/ward before and after their class;

3) Do not loiter along the corridor;

4) Students who are unwell are to stay at home until they are fully recovered; and

5) Students are to wash their hands before and after class.

Thank you for your attention.

Released on 19 March 2020

Dear Parents/Guardians/Students, 

In conjunction with the new guidelines announced today (19 March), students and staff members of SCDT will be given a 14-day leave of absence if they returned from overseas on or after 14 March (Saturday). Students on LOA will be granted make-up classes.

The Ministry of Health had also announced that all Singaporeans, permanent residents, long-term pass holders and short-term visitors entering Singapore from 11.59pm on 20 March will be issued a 14-day Stay-Home Notice (SHN).


Thank you for your attention.

Released on 7 Feb 2020

Dear Parents/Guardians/Students, 

Due to the latest change in DORSCON level. SCDT will like to inform you that SCDT'S training classes will be cancelled for this week (8 - 14 February 2020). We will monitor the situation closely and provide you with more updates. Thank you for your understanding and cooperation. 

Thank you for your attention.

Update on 31 Jan 2020

Dear Parents/Guardians/Students, 

Do take note that temperature screening has been in place at the premises. It is recommended that you arrive early to allow yourself ample of time for the screening.


Thank you for your cooperation.



Released on 29 Jan 2020

Dear Parents/Guardians/Students, 

SCDT are following the guidelines and implementing the same measures taken by the government. Students and staff are required to declare their travel history for the past 14 days.  Students who had yet to submit your travel declaration please do so online. 

Students and staff returning from China will have to take a 14-day leave of absence (LOA). Students on LOA will be granted make-up classes. Those who came in close contact with family members and/or relatives returning from China within the last 14 days will also be required to take a Leave of Absence (LOA) for 14 days. 

Students who are unwell are to stay at home until they are fully recovered. Stay healthy, everybody!

Thank you for your attention.

Released on 24 Jan 2020

Dear Parents/Guardians/Students, 

In light of the recent cases of novel coronavirus pneumonia in Wuhan, SCDT took on the following measures to ensure the health and well-being of our students and staff.  We are also monitoring the situation closely and respond as necessary. 


Measures Taken in SCDT

2          SCDT is requesting all students and staff who are travelling during the CNY holiday to submit their Travel Declaration online.


Students and staff returning from China, who are well and do not display any symptoms of illness are allowed to come for class and work.  Those who have travelled to Wuhan should monitor their health closely and seek medical attention if they feel unwell, and inform their doctor of their travel history.  

In addition, all students and staff are reminded to: 


a. Observe high levels of personal hygiene

  • Cover your mouth and nose with a tissue when sneezing or coughing, and to throw away the tissue immediately into a bin.

  • Wash your hands frequently with soap, especially before eating or handling food, after toilet visits, or when hands are dirtied by respiratory secretions after coughing or sneezing.

  • Not to share props, food/drinks, eating utensils or towels with others.

b. Ensure good environmental hygiene 

  • Keep SCDT clean.

  • Clean frequently touched surfaces, shared items at least daily and when contaminated by nasal or oral secretions.

  • Ensure supplies such as hand soap, tissues, and paper towels are available for students' and staff’s use.


c. Monitor health and seek medical attention promptly

  • Detect and isolate persons who are ill early and advise them to seek medical treatment.

  • Stay at home to rest if you are unwell and return for class and work only when you are fully recovered.

3          Let us all play our part to keep SCDT clean and safe for our students and staff.  

4          Please contact us if you require any assistance or clarifications.

Thank you for your attention.


Singapore Chinese Dance Theatre is supported by the National Arts Council under the Major Company Scheme for the period from 1 April 2019 to 31 March 2022.


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