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Wac Nites

Wac Arts summer term classes are open for enrolment!

Enrolments for the spring term are closed. Click below to enrol in the Summer Term (Start Date: 24th April).

* All summer term applications will be processed in early April.

Wac Nites is an inclusion programme specifically designed for for young people with mild to moderate SEN/D, and those who are neurodiverse

“Wac Nites,” an inclusion programme meticulously crafted for young individuals with mild to moderate learning disabilities. This transformative initiative is set to light up Wednesday evenings during term time, providing an exceptional platform for youth to explore the performing and creative arts while fostering essential life skills. “Wac Nites” is a testament to Wac Arts’ enduring commitment to inclusivity, creativity, and the limitless potential of every individual. Join us in this extraordinary journey of growth, empowerment, and artistic exploration!

A Tailored Approach to Inclusion

“Wac Nites” is more than just an arts programme; it’s a catalyst for personal growth and social development. Led by seasoned tutors with extensive experience in the realm of special education, this initiative is designed to empower young people to unleash their artistic potential while honing their interpersonal skills.

Each “Wac Nites” session is thoughtfully tailored to the specific needs of the group, ensuring a comprehensive and engaging experience. The topics and activities are refreshed each term, providing participants with a diverse and enriching journey through the world of the arts.

Wac Nites offers inclusion classes for three age groups:


For ages 9 to 12, Spark focuses on boosting self-confidence and social skills through activities such as arts and crafts, drama, music, and digital skills. This 30-week program takes place on Wednesday evenings from 16:30 to 18:00, with fees set at £3.75 for 1.5 hours of enriching experiences.

Term Length: 30 weeks
Age: 9 – 12
When: Wednesday evenings
Time: 16:30 – 18:00
Fees: £3.75 (1.5 hours)


Designed for ages 13 to 17, Ignite aims to boost creative skills and artistic expression. From acting and dance to art, film making, and animation, Ignite offers a diverse range of activities over 30 weeks. Sessions occur on Wednesday evenings from 18:30 to 20:30, with fees at £5 for 2 hours of immersive creativity.

Term Length: 30 week
13 – 17
Wednesday evenings
18:30 – 20:30
Fees: £5 (2 hours)

Urban Motivation

Tailored for ages 18 to 30, Urban Motivation is a young people-driven initiative that encourages creative exploration. This program enhances self-confidence and self-expression through content creation and performance opportunities. Join us on Wednesday evenings from 18:30 to 20:30 for 30 weeks of inspirational experiences, with fees set at £5 for 2 hours of artistic growth.

Term Length: 30 weeks
18 – 30
Wednesday evenings
18:30 – 20:30
£5 (2 hours)

Term Dates

TERM DATES 2023 – 2024

Term 1

Saturday 16th September – Wednesday 18th October 2023

HALF TERM – Thursday 19th October – Monday 30th October 2023 

Tuesday 31st October – Sunday 3rd December 2023

CHRISTMAS HOLIDAY – Monday 4th December – Friday 5th January 2024

Term 2

Saturday 6th January – Wednesday 7th February 2024

HALF TERM – Thursday 8th February – Monday 19th February 2024

Tuesday 20th February – Sunday 24th March 2024

EASTER HOLIDAY – Monday 25th March – Friday 19th April 2024 

Term 3

Saturday 20th April – Wednesday 22nd May 2024

HALF TERM – Thursday 23rd May – Monday 3rd June 2024

Tuesday 4th June – Sunday 7th July 2024

SUMMER HOLIDAY – Monday 8th July 2024 

Day September October November December January February March April May June July
Saturday dates 16th, 23rd, 30th 7th, 14th 4th, 11th, 18th, 25th 2nd 6th, 13th, 20th, 27th 3rd, 24th 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd 20th, 27th 4th, 11th, 18th 8th, 15th, 22nd, 29th 6th
Sunday Dates 17th, 24th 1st, 8th, 15th 5th, 12th, 19th, 26th 3rd 7th, 14th, 21st, 28th 4th, 25th 3rd, 10th, 16th, 24th 21st, 28th 5th, 12th, 19th 9th, 16th, 23rd, 30th 7th
Tuesday dates 19th, 26th 3rd, 10th, 17th, 31st 7th, 14th, 21st, 28th   9th, 16th, 23rd, 30th 6th, 20th, 27th 5th, 12th, 19th 23rd, 30th 7th, 14th, 21st 4th, 11th, 18th, 25th 2nd
Wednesday dates 18th, 27th 4th, 11th, 18th 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd, 29th   10th, 17th, 24th, 31st 7th, 21st, 28th 6th, 13th, 20th 24th,  1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd 5th, 12th, 19th, 26th 3rd


Drama Studio Dance Studio
16:30 Wac Nites Spark
16:45 Ages 9 - 12
17:00 16:30 - 18:00
18:30 Wac Nites Urban Motivation Wac Nites Ignite
18:45 Ages 18+ Ages 13 - 17
19:00 18:30 - 20:30 18:30 - 20:30

Things to note

  1. “Wac Nites” is not suitable for young people with profound and multiple learning disabilities.
  2. While Wac Arts cannot provide 1:1 support in sessions, we wholeheartedly welcome external 1:1 support to enable all young people to engage.
  3. “Wac Nites” is not suitable for young people with significant challenging behaviours or intimate care needs.

The application process

  1. Apply by clicking the ‘Enrol Now’ button above.
  2. A member of the admin team will send you a detailed onboarding form to complete.
  3. If required, a member of the team will arrange a phone call to discuss your specific needs.
  4. We will book you into a trial session where you can come along meet the team, the other participants and take part in a session.
  5. After your trial session you will be invited to join the group, or a discussion around any extra support needed will take place.


All of Wac Arts classes adhere to our Quality Code, and tutors plan an annual curriculum of content that aligns with our Aims of Participation. Wac Arts has regular sharing’s of the class work, an end of year sharing in our large performance space, other external performance opportunities and our annual achievement awards. We survey our students, parents & guardians annually and evaluate this feedback to improve and grow our programme offer. Our tutors are observed three times per year to ensure the continued development and growth of the young people who choose to study with us. We have excellent facilities with full disabled access at our building in Belsize Park, as well as tutors who are passionate an committed to the growth and development of each of our students.



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