Croston classes 17th March 2018

Hi everyone

Just need to let you know that there will not be any classes at Trinity Methodist Primary School this Saturday (17th March) due to Royal Academy of Dance examinations taking place on that date. I would like to wish all candidates very good luck on the day. Your hard work (and your Teachers’) has all been done now — just go in and enjoy the experience!!

Thank you

Anita Murray

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Croston Ballet Exam Classes

Please note that extra Ballet exam lessons will now start on Monday 29th Jan. Primary, 4.00-4.40, grade 2, 4.40-5.20, grade 3, 5.20-6.00. Thank you

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Croston Ballet Fees

Happy New Year!

Just a quick reminder that Ballet fees are due by Saturday for Croston pupils taking their exams this spring.

The correct fee should be in a sealed envelope with the pupil name and date of birth clearly marked. You can check the fees on the RAD website here

Any cheques should be made payable to “Anita Murray School of Dancing”


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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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