Dance

What dance can offer

  • Dance promotes confidence, co-ordination, awareness, exercise, posture, discipline, creativity and the joy of dance
  • Parents are invited to watch classes each term
  • Year 4+ work towards achieving dance colours
  • Year 5 and 6 have a choreography competition
  • The dancers get the opportunity to perform at school events
  • From Year 4, ballet dancers are invited to take ballet exams
  • Copthill take part in Love to Dance shows at the Cresset Theatre every two years
  • Close association with Welland School of Dancing

The Royal Academy of Dance syllabus offers an internationally recognised portfolio of examinations and assessments designed to encourage, motivate and reward students of all ages and abilities, outlining a progressive structure for learning and achievement in dance.

 

Dance class payment and uniform 

The cost of dance lessons at Copthill are as follows:

Ballet                     -      £52.00 per term

Tap & Modern      -      £55.00 per term

Both of above       -      £85.00 per term

If your child attends both Ballet and Tap & Modern there is a 20% discount. The cost is reviewed each January. There is a set uniform for both classes, details can be found in a form that can be obtained in the school reception,

or contact Miss Debbie Shuttleworth: debbie.shuttleworth@copthill.com

 

Dance timetable 2017/18

 

Time

Year group

Monday

BALLET

10:30 – 11:00am

Nursery & Pre school

BALLET

11:00 – 11:30am

Reception

BALLET

11:30 – 12:00pm

Year 1

TAP and MODERN

12:00 – 12:40pm

Year 2 & 3

BALLET

12:40 – 1:10pm

Year 5 & 6

BALLET

1:10 – 1:40pm

Year 4

Thursday

BALLET

12:00 – 12:30pm

Year 2 & 3

DANCE CLUB

12:30 – 1:00pm

Year 5 & 6

TAP and MODERN

1:00 – 1:40pm

Year 4, 5 & 6

ADULT TAP

2:15 – 3:00pm

Adults

TAP and MODERN

3:20 – 4:00pm

Year 1

(& Reception after Feb ½ Term)