Archives for News & Events

We are back!

We are so excited to be able to return to classes from 25th July. We have some ‘catch-up’ classes throughout the summer as well as our week long Summer School, 24-28th August, which is fully booked. All current dance school members have been emailed with news and information regarding a safe return to classes. Please refer to the MEMBERS area on the website for all our Covid-19 secure risk assessments / certificates and policies. You have been emailed the password. We are booking the summer classes a week at a time and the timetable for 27th / 28th July is
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SHOW NOVEMBER 2019 – Congratulations!

A huge well done to all our pupils for their wonderful performances during the November 2019 show – An Enchanted Castle. DVDs are now ready for collection. Thank you to all the parents that helped with various jobs – without you we could not do a show. Thank you for all the lovely messages, comments and kind words regarding the show. It means an awful lot to all of the teachers and is really appreciated. Planning for the 2021 March show is underway!!!! A few memories….
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Paparazzi Circus School-Workshops

We are delighted to invite The Paparazzi Circus School to run 2 workshops for our students on Sunday 8th March at Clyst Heath Primary School.  Please visit their facebook page here for information and reviews. We will have two workshops as follows:- 2.30-4.00pm – max 15 4.00-5.30pm -max 15 Places are filling fast so please don’t delay in booking. Booking here 
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Acrobatic Arts Classes -Update

We are delighted at the success of these classes which started in September and are now fully booked for the Spring 2020 term. We are working towards certification this term. More details on the Acrobatic Arts Website here   Dance School Acro Uniform is now available via the website here                   WHAT ACRO-DANCE IS: As the world of dance continues to change, we are seeing more flexible dancers incorporating acrobatic elements into their routines. This class will progress your dancer through levels that help her increase her flexibility and gain the strength
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Musical Theatre Group Success

Our new Musical Theatre Class has started with great success. Lots of happy children adding to their dance training with acting and singing skills. We are working on a script, written by the talented Miss Charmaine, of The Wizard of OZ,  incorporating original characters and songs and will be producing a performance of the work later in the year. If your child is interested in joining the group please speak to Miss Jo.
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OPEN DAY – Saturday 23rd March

Please come along and watch your child’s dance class and support our charity cake and refreshment sale.  Please bring CAKE DONATIONS on Saturday. All proceeds to our 2019 charity – Pete’s Dragons. (Helping people live through the suicide of a loved one.) Looking forward to seeing you all. Miss Jo
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Fundraising 2017-2018

A huge thank you to all the families that have contributed to our fundraising during 2017 and 2018. We have now presented the total amount of £1418.00 split equally between the Down’s Syndrome Association and Neonatal Unit RDE Hospital.
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Parent and Toddler Movement and Music Class STARTS WEDNESDAY 9th JANUARY

EVERY WEDNESDAY FROM 9th JANUARY 9.45-10.30am CLYST HEATH SCHOOL HALL We are excited to be adding this new class to our timetable from January.  BOYS and GIRLS welcome with parent / carer from 12-18 months upwards. (We envisage children will be toddling up to 3 plus years.) An interactive class of movement and music with props and themes each week. A drink / biscuit break for children and carers before a goodbye song to round off each class. Please spread the word and feel very welcome to bring your little ones along for a fun, relaxed and supportive activity. We
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Fantastic Greatest Showman Summer School

What a great time we had this year at Summer school. 36 children enjoyed a packed week of musical theatre culminating in a fabulous show at the end of the week. THANK YOU to Miss Charmaine, Pixie and student teacher Jessica for helping me run a successful week. DATES FOR NEXT YEAR WILL BE AVAILABLE VERY SOON! (Check back here again soon.) Some of the feedback received:-  “Thanks for such a lovely week for the girls. We loved watching the show. Thanks to you all x” “***** loved it and the show was spectacular. Thank you” “My girls absolutely loved
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July Exams -Fabulous results across the board!

Huge congratulations to pupils who took their Royal academy of Dance Ballet examinations and / or International Dance Teachers Association Tap Examination and / or Freestyle Jazz medal tests in July. 100% Merits and Distinctions for Ballet Examinations 100% Distinctions – Preparatory and Primary (Saturday) Tap groups 100% Merits / Distinctions for Freestyle Jazz Medals We are very proud of you all. Thank you also to Miss Caroline and Miss Charmaine for all their hard work.
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NEW ADULT BALLET-RESTARTS Friday 7th September

Come along and join us – everyone welcome! RESTARTS FRIDAY 7TH SEPTEMBER Suitable for adults with some ballet experience as a child. Everyone welcome! Friday 6.45-7.45pm Clyst Heath School – Pay as you go £5 / per class Leggings / T-shirts fine if you don’t want to wear a leotard! Fun, non-competitive supportive environment See you there!! Miss Charmaine and Miss Jo
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