Child employment and performing
Who can chaperone children
Children who have been granted a licence to preform must be supervised at all times by:
- a licensed chaperone or matron
- or yourself (the child's parent or guardian)
Chaperones are licensed by the local authority in which they live. They are subject to enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) checks. A licence can be withdrawn if there are concerns about the conduct of the chaperone.
Apply for a chaperone licence
If you live in the borough and would like to be a chaperone, you can apply to us for a licence. We charge £58 to issue the licence and carry out a DBS check. You can apply for the licence online.
Once we've received your application we'll contact you to arrange:
- payment by cheque
- your DBS check
- our Safe Guarding level one test