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Ages 4 – 6

Ballet

Ages: 4 – 6 Level: Primary (ITSD)

Term length: 30 weeks, paid in 3 termly instalments 

Day: Tuesday

Time: 4.00 pm – 4.45 pm

Fee: £4 (45-minute class)

Fee with Bursary: £2 subject to availability

Sessions begins with a warm-up at the barre, performing exercises to stretch and strengthen the muscles. Dancers then move to the centre of the room to practice various ballet movements and techniques, such as pliés, tendus, and pirouettes. The class may also include jumps, leaps, and allegro combinations to develop agility and coordination. Throughout the class, the tutor provides guidance on posture, alignment, and expression, emphasizing the precision and grace that characterize ballet. Each session concludes with a cool-down and some stretching exercises.

Dance

Ages: 4 – 6

Term length: 30 weeks, paid in 3 termly instalments 

Day: Saturday

Time:  9.30 am – 10.30 am

Fee: £4 (1-hour class)

Fee with Bursary: £2 subject to availability

Sign up to our dance course to improve your technique development, learn a variety of different styles and perfect routines for performances.  Alongside set routines, you’ll learn how to create your own performance pieces.  These classes focus on skills development, enhancing your strength, flexibility, movement memory, and coordination. During each class, you’ll have the opportunity to develop routines in styles set by the tutor. 

Musical Theatre

Ages: 4 – 6

Term length: 30 weeks, paid in 3 termly instalments 

Day: Saturday

Time: 9.30 am – 11.00 am

Fee: £6 (90-minute class)

Fee with Bursary: £3 subject to availability

Our Musical Theatre class explores all three disciplines; Singing, Dancing, and Acting. Each week will include a vocal and physical warm up before learning e  simple techniques to develop throughout the term. Key skills include learning  melody, harmony and singing in ensemble, refining physical control and coordination in dance, gaining confidence in speech through acting exercises, identifying and expressing emotions, and fostering teamwork.

Djembe

Ages: 4 – 6

Term length: 30 weeks, paid in 3 termly instalments 

Day: Saturday

Time: 9.45 am – 10.30 am 

Fee: £4 (45-minute class)

Fee with Bursaries: £2 subject to availability

Welcome to Djembe! – a goblet drum, played with bare hands. You will learn to play in a group ensemble,  adapting to different rhythmic structures. You will develop your rhythm skills and musical theory, exploring traditional rhythms, solo phrases, and improvisation. You will master counter rhythms, syncopation, and polyrhythm. Whatever your level of skill and experience, there is a place for you in the group ensemble.

Drama

Ages: 4 – 6

Term length: 30 weeks, paid in 3 termly instalments 

Day: Saturday

Time:  10.45 am – 11.45 am

Fee: £4 (1-hour class)

Fee with Bursary: £2 subject to availability

Participants will gradually build on acting techniques. We’ll also focus on the physical aspect of character portrayal, teaching you how to adapt your physicality to truly embody a character. Ensemble work will form an important part of sessions as well as work on scenes. No matter your ability level, our drama classes are tailored to suit all.

Singing

Ages: 4 – 6

Term length: 30 weeks, paid in 3 termly instalments 

Days: Saturday

Times:  12.00 – 1.00 pm

Fee: £4 (1-hour class)

Fee with Bursary: £2 subject to availability

In this relaxed singing session, warm-ups are introduced through games and different parts of the voice are explored through playful vocal exercises.  Fun is at the centre of many of the activities to keep participants engaged and focussed.  Participants are empowered to find their singing voice and have confidence in singing as a soloist as well as part of an ensemble.  Basic music and singing techniques are introduced at this stage laying the foundations for musical development.

Acro Dance

Ages: 4 – 6

Term length: 30 weeks, paid in 3 termly instalments 

Day: Saturday

Time: 1.30 pm – 2.15 pm

Fee: £3  (45-minute class)

Fee with Bursary: £2 subject to availability

For those with bundles of energy and a love of dance and gymnastics.  Acro dance combines elements of dance training with acrobatics! This beginner level class will explore different, simple gymnastic elements and how to incorporate these into dance routines.

Creative Space

Ages: 4 – 6

Term length: 30 weeks, paid in 3 termly instalments 

Day: Saturday

Time: 2.30 pm – 3.30 pm

Fee: £4 (1-hour class)

Fee with Bursary: £2 subject to availability

Come to the Creative Space, where you can share your ideas and have the freedom to explore different activities before deciding what to make and do! This session offers a relaxed space where participants can exploring building, painting, crafting and other creative activities in a child-initiated environment. Perfect as a stand-alone class or at the end of a busy day of other classes!

UkUlele

Ages: 4 – 6

Term length: 30 weeks paid in 3 termly instalments 

Day: Saturday Level:1 (learning for 1-year or less)

Time: 12.45 – 1.30 pm and 3.00 pm – 3.45 pm 

Fee: £9 (45-minute class)

Fee with Bursary: £4.50 subject to availability

Ukulele sessions are delivered in small groups of four students, grouped by age, ensuring you receive personalised support each week. Participants will learn basic techniques and simple songs on the instrument that always sounds good! During these fun and engaging sessions, you will explore all the sounds a ukulele can make, as well as strumming open string pieces and simple chords. This class is the perfect introduction to playing a stringed instrument.