As an Academy, we have the very highest standards of child protection, and we have all the relevant policies in place that may be accessed anytime by any Parent.
We also have ‘Recognised School status’ under the remit of CDET–Council for Dance Education & Training. http://www.cdet.org.uk/part-time-learning/recognised-schools – we voluntary adhere to their Professional Code of Conduct.
This ensures that your children are taught in a safe environment by skilled teachers, and we have total transparency at all times for Parents and the wider community.
Yes, but trial classes in dance, Musical theatre, acting are paid for.
For 3 yrs old to 13 yrs old in Dance, Acting & Musical Theatre we do not give free classes at our Academy, however, occasionally we do hold Open Days where Parents can come speak with us and see the venue.
Should you be accepted into the Academy, the trial fee will be deducted from the first term’s fees.
Uniform is available from our Front Desk.
Orders for items not immediately available in stock will be placed and be available as soon as possible.
Yes, we have an end of year production in our Summer Term (usually late June or early July).
We also have National Theatre Connection Plays and smaller presentations.
One full terms notice is needed, notice in letter form must be handed in at the start of a term to be effective at the end of the term.
Letters in the middle of a term are not accepted.
After you pay for a trial class and are accepted into the Academy, all classes are taught on a timely basis.
They train with us on a continual basis throughout 3 terms in a year.
All Musical Theatre students (aged 5 years and over) take LAMDA Acting exams, once a year, usually in the Spring Term.
Exam entrance fees are additional to the class fees. In addition, there is the option of taking Musical Theatre Singing exams with the LAMDA syllabus.
If I do ISTD (Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing) syllabus dance classes will I take Ballet, Tap, Modern-Jazz technical exams?
Our Dance Teachers will submit those students they feel are working at the correct standard for their grade at each exam session.
There will be extra exam rehearsals and exam fees applicable for those taking their exams.
As a rule, we do not in any circumstances, but please refer to the terms and conditions attached to the particular course.
The only time refunds are given is if a Doctor’s certificate is given to us in certain circumstances.
It will depend on the course you book, but fizzy drinks and sugar related products are discouraged.
The attire will depend on whether the course is specific to Dance, i.e. Ballet, or Musical Theatre, or Acting.
Details will be sent to you prior to the course starting.
Yes, the minimum time initially is 2.5 years.