Exam Fees Reminder

Just a quick reminder that all exam fees for tap and modern must be received by Saturday 11 November – you/your child should know if they have been entered for the December exams. The fees are:

Grade 1 Tap – £33

Grade 2 Tap – £35

Grade 2 Modern – £35

Grade 3 Modern – £41

Grade 4 Modern – £43

Grade 6 Modern – £49

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Chorley – Extra Ballet Lessons

There will be extra lessons this Sunday 8th of October for Chorley Grade 1, 3 and 4 Ballet at Croston Community Centre, 1 Castle Walks, Croston, Leyland PR26 9RH. 
Grade 1 – 10.00-10.45
Grade 4 – 10.45-11.30

Grade 3 – 11.30-12.15

Lessons will be charged at £4.

Please make every effort to attend.

Thank you

Miss Rachel

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Chorley – Exam Fees Due

Anyone who wishes to do ballet exams this November/December please note that fees are due by 23 September. The fees for each grade  can be found here or in the email of 24 August “Chorley – Notice of Exams”. If you have any questions about your child’s grade please speak to their ballet teacher. 

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Chorley – New Timetables

Hope you’ve all had a lovely summer. We return to dancing on Saturday 2nd September, below is the new timetable –

Miss Rachel x

Astley village community centre

9.15-9.55 – Pre Primary Ballet

10.00-10.40 – Primary Tap

10.40-11.20 -New Primary Ballet (children listed below)

11.20-12.00 – Original Primary Ballet (extra exam class wednesday night, please see below)

12.00-12.40 – Grade 1 Tap

12.40 -1.20 – Grade 1 Modern

1.20-2.00 – Grade 1 Ballet

2.00-2.40 – Grade 2 Modern

2.40-3.20 – Jazz

St Michael’s Dance Studio Saturday

9.30-10.10 – Inter F Ballet

10.10-10.50 – Grade 3 Ballet

10.50-11.50 – Senior Jazz

11.50-12.50 – grade 6 Modern extended class (£2.00 per lesson to be paid weekly)

12.50-1.30 – Inter Tap

1.30-2.10 – Inter F Ballet

St Michael’s Drama Studio Saturday

9.30-10.10 – Grade 5 Modern

10.10-10.50 -Grade 5 Tap

10.50-11.30 – Jazz

11.30 – 12.10 – Grade 2 Ballet

12.10 -12.50 – Inter Modern

12.50 – 1.30 – Grade 4 Modern (extra exam class Tuesday night, please see below)

1.30 – 2.10 – Jazz

St Michael’s Dance Studio Tuesday

5.10-5.50 – Grade 4 Ballet

5.50-6.30 – Grade 3 Modern

6.30-7.10 – Grade 5 Pointe (£3.00 per lesson paid weekly)

7.10-7.50 – Inter F Pointe (£3.00 per lesson paid weekly)

7.50-8.30 – Technique class, leaps, turns, kicks and tricks (new class, details below)

St Michael’s Drama Studio Tuesday

5.10-5.50 – Grade 2 Tap

5.50-6.20 – Grade 4 Tap

6.20-700 – Grade 4 Modern extra exam class (£4.00 per lesson, paid weekly)

St Michael’s Dance Studio Wednesday

5.00-5.40 – Grade 5 Ballet

5.40-6.20 – Grade 2 Tap

6.20-7.20 – Acro (new class for ages 6-10, details below)

St Michael’s Drama Studio

5.00-5.40 – Junior Musical Theatre

5.40-6.20 – Primary Ballet extra exam class (£4.00 per lesson, paid weekly)

St Michael’s Music Room

5.40-6.20 – Senior Musical Theatre

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New Chorley classes in Acrobatics and Techniques

We are looking to start two exciting new classes in Chorley as follows:

ACRO Age 6-10

This class is based on safe and effective progressions, with proven results in flexibility, strength, balancing, limbering and tumbling. These classes are strictly limited in numbers and will be on a first come first accepted basis. Both Miss Sarah and Miss Rachael are qualified in the Acrobatic Arts syllabus, please check out acrobaticarts.com. (Hour lesson at £5 paid weekly. All absences due to illness, parties etc must still be paid once a place has been taken. Please contact Miss Sarah to confirm your place on either facebook messenger or by text to 07920403310.

TECHNIQUE CLASS, LEAPS, TURNS, KICKS AND TRICKS

This class is to help dancer work on challenging areas of their dance training. It is designed to concentrate on flexibility, strength, turns, leaps, kicks and tricks. Focusing on correct technique and placement. (40 minute lesson at £4.00 paid weekly. All absences  must be paid for once the place has been taken.) 

Please contact Miss Sarah to confirm your place on either facebook messenger or by text to 07920403310.

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Croston Term Times

Hi – apologies if you received the Term Times email. This should have gone to Chorley pupils only. Croston Term times are yet to be finalised and will be sent out as soon as we can. I can confirm first day back is Saturday 2nd September. 

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Chorley – Notice of Exams

We are hoping to enter pupils for Ballet exams in Nov/Dec, below are the prices for the grades selected. Exams are always optional, but we need to know who wishes to take them the first week back please. Attendance to lessons is essential, especially when preparing for exams.

Primary Ballet – £37

Grade 1 Ballet – £38

Grade 3 Ballet – £45

Grade 4 Ballet – £47

Grade 5 Ballet – £49

Inter F Ballet – £77

We are also hoping to enter pupils for ISTD Modern and Tap exams in December, below are the prices for the grades selected. 

Grade 2 Tap – £35

Grade 3 Modern – £41

Grade 4 Modern – £43

Grade 6 Modern – £49

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Croston School – Notice of Exams 2017/18

Hi, hope you’ve all had a lovely summer, we are back in to dancing on 2nd September. 

We are considering pupils for exam sessions in December, February and March. 

December

Grade 1 Tap, Grade 6 Modern

February

Primary Tap, Grade 2 Modern, selected candidates from Grade 4 Modern.

March/April

Primary Ballet, Grade 2 Ballet, Grade 3 Ballet, Grade 5 Ballet and Inter Foundation Ballet

Exams are optional, but we do need to know the first week back if your child wishes to be entered for the December session. Fees will only need to be paid closer to the time.

Prices

Grade 1 Tap £33

Grade 6 Modern £49

Primary Tap – £32

Grade 2 Modern – £35

Grade 4 Modern – £43

Primary Ballet – £37

Grade 2 Ballet – £40

Grade 3 Ballet – £45

Grade 5 Ballet – £49

Inter Foundation Ballet – £77

Extra lessons will be on a Monday at Croston Community Centre. Extra lessons will start on Monday 11th September for December entries.

4.40-5.20 – Grade 6 Modern

5.20-6.00 – Grade 1 Tap

Anyone wishing to take the exam must attend extra lessons. These classes will be charged at £4.00 weekly. Extra lessons will start later for February and March exams.

All refunds for cancelled lessons have been sorted and will be available to pick up in your individual lessons.

Holiday list for the next academic year to follow.

Any queries please contact Miss Rachael on 07714 301329.

Look forward to seeing you all soon 

Miss Rachel x

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Term dates 2017-18 School Year

Hi

Hope you all had a great summer! Below are our term time dates for the forthcoming school year:

School Re-opens after Summer Saturday 2nd September
October/November Half Term Dates Closed Sat 28th, Tues 31st, Weds 1st
School Re-opens after Half Term Saturday 4th November
Christmas Holiday Dates Close after lessons on Weds 20th December
School Re-opens after Christmas Saturday 6th January
February Half Term Dates Closed Sat 10th, Tues 13th, Weds 14th
School Re-opens after Half Term Saturday 17th February
Easter Holiday Dates Closed Sat 31st March, Tues 3rd, Wed 4th April
School Re-opens after Easter Saturday 7th April
May Half Term Dates Closed Sat 26th, Tues 29th, Weds 30th
School Re-opens after Half Term Saturday 2nd June
School Closes for Summer Holiday Close after lessons on Wednesday 18th July
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Amended Summer Term Holiday Dates

Hello everyone, Please note that there are some amendments to the Summer Break dates and our return in September.

Classes at the Chorley School will close after lessons on Wednesday 19th July.

Classes at the Croston School will close after lessons on Thursday 20th July.

Both schools will re-open on Saturday 2nd September. Normal times will apply. Any changes necessary will be notified in good time.

 N.B.  All pupils from Croston who were affected by the following , Croston Coffe Day on 1st July, and Saturday 8th July when Miss Kelly attended a wedding and some classes had to be cancelled, will receive a refund on Saturday 2nd September (our return date). Providing of course that fees are up to date!

Could I also respectfully remind everyone that Term Fees are averaged out through out the year therefore monthly fees are still payable throughout the holiday period

There is also very exciting news re the ‘New Build’ to replace the Ambulance Hall.

Please watch this space

Have a great Summer! Many thanks for your continued support.

Anita Murray

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